12 Total Quotes

Dissatisfaction Quotes

H. Auden
In a land which is fully settled, most men must accept their local environment or try to change it by political means; only the exceptionally gifted or adventurous can leave to seek his fortune elsewhere. In America, on the other hand, to move on and make a fresh start somewhere else is still the normal reaction to dissatisfaction and failure.
H. Auden
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William Shakespeare
He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise
William Shakespeare
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Eric Hoffer
The chemistry of dissatisfaction is as the chemistry of some marvelously potent tar. In it are the building stones of explosives, stimulants, poisons, opiates, perfumes and stenches.
Eric Hoffer
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Martin Luther King, Jr.
No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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George Bernard Shaw
As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
George Bernard Shaw
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Thomas Carlyle
No sooner is your ocean filled, than he grumbles that it might have been of better vintage. Try him with half of a Universe, of an Omnipotence, he sets to quarrelling with the proprietor of the other half, and declares himself the most maltreated of men. Always there is a black spot in our sunshine: it is even as I said, the Shadow of Ourselves.
Thomas Carlyle
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Hubert Humphrey
If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger.
Hubert Humphrey
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Tom Daschle
Obviously, given the level of his dissatisfaction, you would think they would have picked up on it and maybe done something constructive with it,
Tom Daschle
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A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.
Don Marquis
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are three wants which never can be satisfied: that of the rich, who wants something more; that of the sick, who wants something different; and that of the traveler, who says, ''Anywhere but here.''
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The problem lay buried, unspoken for many years in the minds of American women. It was a strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States. Each suburban housewife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffeured Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night, she was afraid to ask even of herself the silent question: ''Is this all?''
Betty Friedan
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The idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, All centuries but this, and every country but his own.
W. S. Gilbert
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