I know that sounds selfish, but you have to look at what it's doing to you personally - are you frustrated because of the way people perceive you, or are you happy enough about the things you've realized about yourself that you can tolerate the way people perceive you?— Shannon Hoon
Useful Frustrating Things quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
President Obama clearly cannot run on his record.
All he's offering is more of the same. That's not good. Look at the economy. It's stagnating. And so, what they're now going to try and do is bring this campaign down to little things, distractions, distortions, smear, fear, anger, frustration.
The business can be frustrating. For me, Omaha is a rounding foundation. I was raised in a very faith-filled household, very hardworking. It made me aware of what privilege is. And it's a place I can go back to, spend time with nieces and nephews, celebrate the things that have nothing to do with the hubbub of Hollywood.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
I pray to give thanks and to recognize all the good things that are in my life even during times of great change, confusion, or frustration.
I'm very structured. I like planning things out. I get frustrated when they don't go according to plan.
The ability to keep things in perspective is very important for a journalist.
In a tense situation you need the ability to be there, yet somehow step aside; to keep a cool head and keep working without getting frustrated.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
It is no easy task to walk this earth and find peace.
Inside of us, it would seem, something is at odds with the very rhythm of things and we are forever restless, dissatisfied, frustrated, and aching. We are so overcharged with desire that it is hard to come to simple rest. Desire is always stronger than satisfaction.
Entertainers have no brain...I get frustrated when I hear things like that from people. We have different goals. We have our own ways. I try to do the best I can, but still.
I don't have any frustrations. It sounds a little silly, but life is too short for me. I don't worry about all the things that happen, I just think about what to do with them. I work a lot with blind people in my spare time and I count my blessings every day.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
Out of the darkness of my life, so much frustrated, I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament … There you will find romance, glory, honour, fidelity, and the true way of all your loves upon earth.
Let every preacher take note: Amid the frustrations and hardships of ministry, the most Christ-like thing is to stay focused on your calling, give thanks to God, and go on preaching the Gospel.
There are three things healthy people most need to do - to be creatively productive, to render service, and to act in accordance with their moral impulses. In all three respects modern society frustrates most people most of the time.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.
When we take the one seat on our meditation cushion we become our own monastery.
We create the compassionate space that allows for the arising of all things: sorrows, loneliness, shame, desire, regret, frustration, happiness.
To consider persons and events and situations only in the light of their effect on me is to live on the doorstep of hell. Selfishness is doomed to frustration centered as it is upon a lie. To live exclusively for myself, I must make all things bend themselves to my will as if I were a god.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
Fundamentally, all writing is about the same thing;
it's about dying, about the brief flicker of time we have here, and the frustration that it creates.
I made hyung frustrated when I was cheering behind him.
Even though I don't know if I was hit hard but it didn't hurt. People then started saying that Big Bang wasn't getting along and that Seungri was being bullied by the members, things like that.
The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
From their earliest years children live on familiar terms with disrupting emotions, fear and anxiety are an intrinsic part of their everyday lives, they continually cope with frustrations as best they can. And it is through fantasy that children achieve catharsis. It is the best means they have for taming Wild Things.
Satisfaction comes from the inside out, so people keep gravitating from things externally to try to fill something - get a man to complete them, get money to complete them, get a job to complete them and still find themselves frustrated.
One of the frustrating things for people who miss the first rally in a bull market is that they wait for the big correction and it never comes. The market just keeps climbing and climbing. It feeds on itself in frenzied fashion and propels prices considerably higher for six months or so, and sometimes longer.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
There is no failure in life. It all depends how you take things. If you are desiring too much - you want to reach too high, and you cannot - then there is frustration and failure. But if you are not desiring anything and you are perfectly happy wherever you are, life is moment-to-moment victory.
Turns out that people who try new things, go new places, learn new skills, etc.
are happier. This can be tough, because novelty and challenge also bring frustration and irritation - but if you can push through that, novelty and challenge can bring enormous happiness rewards.
There are a lot of things that frustrate me. I get frustrated when I have to wait at a red light.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
The most frustrating things is when you read something that has so much potential, but there are other little red flags where you think, I don't know that I would see eye-to-eye with the people making this film. And that is the worst environment to enter, and absolutely not worth the risk.
The frustrating thing is that those who are attacking religion claim they are doing it in the name of tolerance, freedom and openmindedness. Question: Isn't the real truth that they are intolerant of religion? They refuse to tolerate its importance in our lives.
I love my wife but sometimes not so much.
Frustration and fights can muck up a good thing. And just when a thing can move past differences and into the realm of peace and prosperity, another thing - an old idea or new interpretation or any spark that relights the paradigms that comfort us - will keep us where we are, where it is safe.
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
In your days - things like this happen to you.
.. You get a tap, a nudge, a gentle shake, and life whispers to you, "I know you're tired - but I don't want you to miss this."
The worst thing about e-mail is that you can’t interrupt the other person.
You have to read the whole thing and then e-mail them back, pointing out all their mistakes and faulty assumptions. It’s frustrating and it’s time-consuming. God bless phone calls.
I'm in my 30's, and I'm still struggling with defining myself.
I'm working every day to take control of things that are out of my control, and not letting them bring me down or frustrate me, to the point of paralysis.
Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
Recorded music is basically free now.
I used to tour to promote a CD, but now I make a CD to promote a tour. I've moved on and live with the new reality, but I do get frustrated when people do dumb things.
I make things of my own that aren't that glam, but I'm not known for that, which has always been a bit of a frustration for me.
I came to America because of a tennis scholarship.
I really wanted to get away because I was really frustrated about my injury so my mother said, "Go to America for four months and just open your eyes and see that there's more things than tennis." That's what happened.
And lastly, when other things in life get tough, when you're going through family troubles, when you're heartbroken, when you're frustrated with money problems, focus on your work. It has saved me through every single difficult thing I have ever had to do, like a scaffolding that goes far beyond any traditional notions of a career.
Weirdly, I was still trying to be the older brother, and trying to get him [Tom Berninger] to try to be more like me a little bit. Or not be more like me but... I was frustrated that he sometimes let things stop him in his life, and he let the wind get knocked out of his sails a few times.