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If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress.

David Rockefeller, businessman

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

Aesop, author

Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.

Chinese Proverbs,

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

Albert Camus, philosopher

Let thy discontents be thy secrets.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Discontent is the first necessity of progress.

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

The discontented man finds no easy chair.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment.

Robert Herrick, poet

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

Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.

A. Whitney Brown, comedian

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

The greatest weariness comes from work not done.

Eric Hoffer, writer

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

It is the awareness of unfulfilled desires which gives a nation the feeling that it has a mission and a destiny.

Eric Hoffer, writer

Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.

Henry H. Haskins,

Every thought derives from a thwarted sensation.

E. M. Cioran,

The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent; a sort of love without a beloved, the ache we feel in a member we no longer have.


Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.

Susan B. Anthony, activist

The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others.

James Thomson, musician

There are many ways of showing your protest and discontent without the actions of Kremlin.

Garry Kasparov, celebrity

The difference of the degrees in which the individuals of a great community enjoy the good things of life has been a theme of declaration and discontent in all ages.

William Herschel, scientist

Now is the winter of our discontent.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God.

Cyril Cusack, actor

Everything becomes so problematic because of basic faults: from a discontent with myself.

Anna Freud, psychologist

Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.

Kenneth Grahame, novelist

I used to think I had ambition... but now I'm not so sure. It may have been only discontent. They're easily confused.

Rachel Field, novelist

As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.

Albert J. Nock, philosopher

Woman's discontent increases in exact proportion to her development.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, activist

We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still.

Lewis Thomas, scientist

All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

When I go to farms or little towns, I am always surprised at the discontent I find. And New York, too often, has looked across the sea toward Europe. And all of us who turn our eyes away from what we have are missing life.

Norman Rockwell, artist

Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.

Ieyasu Tokugawa, statesman

The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox, writer

It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!

Luigi Pirandello, playwright

Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root, nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular, about this earth does run and ride. He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where; He says it is so far, that he has quite forgot how to go there

Henry Vaughan, poet

It was my dream that I had clenched in a fist of discontent and wouldn't release. But time had now pried every finger open. There is peace in an open and upraised hand that isn't grasping for anything.

Laurel Lee,

Where does discontent start? You are warm enough, but you shiver. You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you. You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields. And to prod all these there's time, the Bastard Time.

John Steinbeck, author

And there is no getting away from the fact - and this is a key point of discontent among many who are upset with the health care reform bill is it didn't go far enough. They say why isn't it in place now? Why don't I see some benefits now? All I see is the potential for losing insurance coverage, for premiums going up. That's hurting Obama.

Juan Williams, journalist

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