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Discontented

Total Quotes : 11
Will Seldom

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.

- Aesop

World Ever

We are all idealists in that we are ever discontented with the present state of the Ego and the World.

- Ameen Rihani

Nature Grip

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.

- John Muir

Always

Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.

- Joseph de Maistre

Chair Finds

The discontented man finds no easy chair.

- Benjamin Franklin

Never More

We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.

- Henri Frederic Amiel

Better Never

Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.

- Florence Nightingale

Wise Never

It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.

- Frank Herbert

Mind Making

When a man is discontented with himself, it has one advantage - that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain.

- Laurence Sterne

Nation Jews

The Jews' greatest contribution to history is dissatisfaction! We're a nation born to be discontented. Whatever exists we believe can be changed for the better.

- Shimon Peres

Woman Need

To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.

- Marlene Dietrich