Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.— Alphonse Karr
Glamorous Grumbling quotations
Wait just a minute," Ares growled. He pointed at Thalia and me. "These two are dangerous. It'd be much safer, while we've got them here—" "Ares," Poseidon interrupted, "they are worthy heroes. We will not blast my son to bits." "Nor my daughter," Zeus grumbled. "She has done well.
What the Lord wants is that you shall go about the business to which He sets you, not asking for an easy post, nor grumbling at a hard one.
Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.
This is a most searching and true diagnosis. Gratitude can be a vaccine that can prevent the invasion of a disgruntled attitude. As antitoxins prevent the disastrous effects of certain poisons and diseases, thanksgiving destroys the poison of faultfinding and grumbling. When trouble has smitten us, a spirit of thanksgiving is a soothing antiseptic.
Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.
As for murmurs, mother, we grumble a little now and then, to be sure;
but there's no love lost between us.
Some people grumble because roses have thorns; I am thankful that the thorns have roses.
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
Grumbling and gratitude are, for the child of God, in conflict.
Be grateful and you won't grumble. Grumble and you won't be grateful.
Jason muttered "And I saw something...Really terrible." "That was Hera," Thalia grumbled, "Her Majesty, the Loose Cannon." "That's it, Thalia Grace," Said the goddess. "I will turn you into and aardvark, so help me-" "Stop it, you two," Piper said. Amazingly, they both shut up.
Don't grumble! Don't stew! Some critters are much-much, Oh, ever so much-much So muchly much-much more unlucky than you!
You're so caught up in grumbling, complaining, and seeing what's wrong that you have no energy or time to appreciate what's good.
If you expect perfection from people your whole life is a series of disappointments, grumblings, and complaints.
Let us be ashamed of our slowness in thanking God when He gives, and of our quickness in grumbling at Him when He takes away.
An emperor knows how to govern when poets are free to make verses, people to act plays, historians to tell the truth, ministers to give advice, the poor to grumble at taxes, students to learn lessons aloud, workmen to praise their skill and seek work, people to speak of anything, and old men to find fault with everything.
The grumpier you are, the more assholes you meet.
Hell begins with a grumbling mood, always complaining, always blaming others.
One hour in heaven, and we shall be ashamed that we ever grumbled.
I believe in grumbling; it is the politest form of fighting known.
When you're chewing on life's gristle Don't grumble, give a whistle And this'll help things turn out for the best... And...always look on the bright side of life... Always look on the light side of life.
Home is the place we love best and grumble the most.
Grumblers deserve to be operated upon surgically; their trouble is usually chronic.
Hope works in these ways: it looks for the good in people instead of harping on the worst; it discovers what can be done instead of grumbling about what cannot; it regards problems, large or small, as opportunities; it pushes ahead when it would be easy to quit; it lights the candle instead of cursing the darkness.
If you fall into poverty, live that way without grumbling - then your poverty will not burden you. Likewise, if you are rich, live with your riches. All this is the functioning of Buddha-nature. In short, Buddha-nature has the quality of infinite adaptability.
Hephaestus glowered up at us. “I didn’t make you, did I?” Uh,” Annabeth said, “no, sir.” Good,” the god grumbled. “Shoddy workmanship.
Wherever there is degeneration and apathy, there also is sexual perversion, cold depravity, miscarriage, premature old age, grumbling youth, there is a decline in the arts, indifference to science, and injustice in all its forms.
It's not a question of God 'sending' us to Hell.
In each of us there is something growing up which will of itself be Hell unless it is nipped in the bud.
It is no use to grumble and complain;
It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice; When God sorts out the weather and sends rain - Why, rain's my choice.
Do all things without grumbling. Why? You have a sovereign God who is on your side, who works everything together for your good.
Let no man grumble when his friends fall off, As they will do like leaves at the first breeze; When your affairs come round, one way or t'other, Go to the coffee house, and take another.
You may think it odd that there were three men to look after one tiny station, but the people who ran the railway knew that if you left two men together in a lonely place they would quarrel, but if you left three men, two of them could always grumble to each other about the third, and then they would be quite happy.
He was kindhearted, in a way. You know the sort of kind heart: it made him uncomfortable more often than it made him do anything; and even when he did anything, it did not prevent him from grumbling, losing his temper and swearing (mostly to himself).
Artemis smiled. "You have done well, my lieutenant. You have made me proud, and all those Hunters who perished in my service will never be forgotten. They will achieve Elysium, I am sure." She glared pointedly at Hades. He shrugged. "Probably." Artemis glared at him some more. Okay," Hades grumbled. "I'll streamline their application process.
When doubt comes against us, we have to lift up the shield of faith.
We do this when we open our mouth and say what God's Word says, rather than grumbling and complaining about the problem.
I deal daily with chronic pain and, at times, my pain feels like a lemon that God "squeezes," revealing my sour attitude, peevish spirit, and tendency to complain or grumble. Did not God use my pain to expose my sin, I might - like many of us - not be aware of the sin of which I'm capable.