85 Displeasure Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Displeasure Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Everything in the world displeases me: but, above all, my displeasure in everything displeases me. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Despise pleasure; pleasure bought by pain in injurious. — Horace

The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

No disaster is worse than being discontented. — Lao Tzu

The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust. — Diogenes

Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily. — Epicurus

Pain or pleasure? I say pleasure. — Epictetus

The good displeases us when we are not up to it. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Pleasure dies at the very moment when it charms us most. — Seneca

No pleasure is evil in itself; but the means by which certain pleasures are gained bring pains many times greater than the pleasures. — Epicurus

Short Displeasure Quotes

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  • Disrespect earns the displeasure of the creator and the creation. — Abdul-Qadir Gilani
  • Wealth is no mark of God’s favor. Poverty is no mark of God’s displeasure. — J. C. Ryle
  • Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. — Doris Day
  • Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure — Fanny Burney
  • They all hope I will go broke and I wouldn't like to cause them displeasure. — Florenz Ziegfeld
  • No displeasure, even of the dearest friends, can put me off the duty I see clearly in front of me. — Mahatma Gandhi
  • If it ever lay in my power, I will work the Cardinal as much displeasure as he has done to me. — Anne Boleyn
  • And Allah made the kindness to parents as a protectional shield to His wrath and displeasure. — Fatima bint Muhammad
  • Hatred is active displeasure, envy passive. We need not wonder that envy turns to soon to hatred. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Unkindness almost always stands for the displeasure that one has in oneself. — Adrienne Monnier

Displeasure Image Quotes

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Displeasure quote by Doris Day

Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. — Doris Day

Displeasure quote by Florenz Ziegfeld

They all hope I will go broke and I wouldn't like to cause them displeasure. — Florenz Ziegfeld

Do Not Be Disappointed Quotes

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You disappoint yourself more often by not doing things because of cowardice and temerity than you ever did by doing things that turn out to be wrong. — Fred Hollows

Educational television should be absolutely forbidden. It can only lead to unreasonable disappointment when your child discovers that the letters of the alphabet do not leap up out of books and dance around with royal-blue chickens. — Fran Lebowitz

You will find as the children grow up that as a rule children are a bitter disappointment - their greatest object being to do precisely what their parents do not wish and have anxiously tried to prevent. — Queen Victoria

If he's not calling you, it's because you are not on his mind. If he creates expectations for you, and then doesn't follow through on little things, he will do same for big things. Be aware of this and realize that he's okay with disappointing you. — Greg Behrendt

I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising. — Mary Wortley Montagu

There must be love, and understanding, to betray. Most men haven't the wit or the honor for betrayal: not to know it when they see it; not the stomach to apprehend it as they do it. Most men, blind and dumb in their self-centeredness, don't betray: they merely disappoint. — Janet Morris

My manner of living is plain. I do not mean to be put out of it. A glass of wine and a bit of mutton are always ready; and such as will be content to partake of them are always welcome. Those, who expect more, will be disappointed, but no change will be effected by it. — George Washington

A disappointment is not generally an oversight. It might just be the best one can do the situation being what it is. The genuine error is to quit attempting. — B. F. Skinner

I never felt I was quite the ticket academically. I always felt I had to put in an enormous amount of effort not to be disappointing. So I worked really hard, but at the time it suited me, because I didn't do very much else. — Emily Mortimer

Do not lose heart, even if you must wait a bit before finding the right thing. Be prepared for disappointment also, but do not abandon the quest. — Albert Schweitzer

Wise Quotes

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Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you'd ever imagined. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself — Rumi

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. — Charles Spurgeon

A very wise quote is a spectacular waterfall! When you see it, you feel its power! — Mehmet Murat Ildan

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. — Rumi

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The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions. — Claude Levi-Strauss

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A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. — Albert Einstein

A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her. — Helen Rowland

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A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything. — African Proverbs

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind. — Albert Schweitzer

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More Displeasure Quotes

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O you who complain to people about your misfortunes, what good will it do you to complain to creatures? They can bring you neither benefit nor harm. If you rely on them and associate partners with the Lord of the Truth, they will make you distant from Him, cause you to fall into His displeasure. — Abdul-Qadir Gilani

True boldness for Christ transcends all, it is indifference to the displeasure of either friends or foes. Boldness enables Christians to forsake all rather than Christ, and to prefer to offend all rather than to offend Him. — Jonathan Edwards

Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure. — Kingman Brewster, Jr.

Both dreams and neurotic dream-states have as their function the avoidance of displeasure, but the dream-states also serve to provide a positive pleasure gain. — Karl Abraham

Not all men (and especially the wisest) share the opinion that it is bad for women to be educated. But it is very true that many foolish men have claimed this because it displeased them that women knew more than they did. — Christine de Pizan

You should be angry. You must not be bitter. Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. It doesn't do anything to the object of its displeasure. So use that anger. You write it. You paint it. You dance it. You march it. You vote it. You do everything about it. You talk it. Never stop talking it. — Maya Angelou

The gods grow jealous of too much contentment anywhere, and they show their displeasure all of a sudden. — R.K. Narayan

Abhor flatterers as you would deceivers; for both, if trusted, injure those who trust them. If you admit as friends men who seek your favor for the lowest ends, your life will be lacking in friends who will risk your displeasure for the highest good. — Isocrates

Death did not first strike Adam, the first sinful man, nor Cain, the first hypocrite, but Abel, the innocent and righteous. The first soul that met with death, overcame death; the first soul that parted from earth went to heaven. Death argues not displeasure, because he whom God loved best dies first, and the murderer is punished with living. — Joseph Hall

Those who show pity and are always ready to help during times of trouble are seldom the same ones who rejoice in our joy: when others are happy they have nothing to do, they become superfluous and lose their feeling of superiority, and so they easily show their displeasure. — Friedrich Nietzsche

The religion of the Sufi is the religion of the heart. The principal moral of the Sufi is to consider the heart of others, so that in the pleasure and displeasure of his fellow-man he sees the pleasure and displeasure of God. — Hazrat Inayat Khan

Is a brazen and innocent confrontation with paternal authority an unbearably terrifying prospect to some? Are the consequences of a fathers anger and displeasure so catastrophic in the primal imagination that every semblance of it in the world both literally and metaphorically must be denounced in the strongest possible terms? It would seem so. — Michael Leunig

If people had gavels, there would be no wars. If every person in the world had a gavel and could bang it and get everyone's attention right away and make their displeasure known, I believe the level of actual violence in the world would just disappear to practically nothing. — Fran Lebowitz

...and gradually his face assumed the expressions which are so often found among rich people - the expressions of discontent, of sickliness, of displeasure, of idleness, of lovelessness. Slowly the soul sickness of the rich crept over him. — Hermann Hesse

The cross of Christ is the pledge to us that the deepest suffering may be the condition of the highest blessing; the sign, not of God's displeasure, but of His widest and most compassionate face. — Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

Lord, if Thou knowest that I shall find, on leaving the house, even through obedience, an occasion of offending Thee, I conjure Thee to take away my life here, where Thou are really present, for Thou solely art my life, and I prefer a thousand deaths to causing Thee the slightest displeasure. — Alphonsus Rodriguez

Lightning will wreck its displeasures not only upon pillars, trees, and sheep, but upon altars and temples, and let the sacrilegious go free. — Seneca

He who performs his duty in a station of great power must needs incur the utter enmity of many, and the high displeasure of more. — Francis Atterbury

The artist must prophesy not in the sense that he foretells things to come, but in the sense that he tells his audience, at the risk of their displeasure, the secrets of their own hearts — Robin G. Collingwood

That woman is the most difficult, the most stubborn redhead I've ever had the displeasure of meeting." He shot off, leaving only a blurry streak in his wake. "And you're falling in love with her," Kylie whispered. — C.C. Hunter

When you are obliged to make a statement that you know will cause displeasure, you must say it with every appearance of sincerity; this is the only way to make it palatable. — Jean Francois Paul de Gondi

Thus the will to power strives towards oppositions, towards displeasure. There is a will to suffering at the foundation of all organic life (contrary to "happiness" as "goal"). — Friedrich Nietzsche

Quite a crowd tonight, Gin. Usually, it's just you and Finn." I shrugged. "What can I say? I seem to attract minions wherever I go these days. Kind of like the Pied Piper." Behind me, Finn huffed out his displeasure. "Minion? I am most certainly not a mere minion. Head minion, perhaps. At the very least. — Jennifer Estep

Pleasure therefore, (or Delight,) is the appearance or sense of Good; and Molestation or Displeasure, the appearance or sense of Evil. — Thomas Hobbes

Who has not hopedTo outrage an enemy's dignity?Who has not been sweptBy the wish to hurt?And who has not thought that the impersonal worldDeserves no better than to be destroyedBy one fabulous sign of his displeasure? — Jacob Bronowski

Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure. — Frances Burney

I made a habit always to hear the Indians; and although they very often lie to me, I do not show them any displeasure for it, for I do not believe them and I do not decide anything until I have found out the truth. — Antonio de Mendoza

Bitterness is cancer - it eats upon the host. It doesn't do anything to the object of its displeasure. — Maya Angelou

If something produces an undue amount of pleasure or undue amount of displeasure, it's going to be judged differently and it's going to be introduced in your narrative with a different size, with a different development. So that is the next element to superimpose on the sequencing element. And in fact, that element is so powerful that very often it can trump the sequencing event, that the sequencing aspect. — Antonio Damasio

If somebody responds positively to what I'm doing - if there is a connection - that can be very meaningful. If someone reacts with displeasure, confusion, hostility, well, that is not pleasant, and can often be upsetting. — Michael Hersch

Thus you are led from moment to moment in your halter of preoccupation with self, and kindled instantly to displeasure, impatience or anger if an obstacle intervenes. — Tito Colliander

Love is at the root of all healthy discipline. The desire to be loved is a powerful motivation for children to behave in ways thatgive their parents pleasure rather than displeasure. it may even be our own long-ago fear of losing our parents' love that now sometimes makes us uneasy about setting and maintaining limits. We're afraid we'll lose the love of our children when we don't let them have their way. — Fred Rogers

I think that in order to write really well and convincingly, one must be somewhat poisoned by emotion. — Edna Ferber

And here come the Left Brothers - Al "747" Sharpton and Jesse "DC 10" Jackson - barreling in for a landing on top of Goodell's dome. And this time every black person with an ounce of common sense and self-respect is riding shotgun with Jesse and Al, who have justifiably voiced their displeasure with Limbaugh's ownership bid. — Jason Whitlock

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