Every time I create an appointment, I create a hundred malcontents and one ingrate.
— Louis XIV

The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
— Salvador Dali

A nation without dregs and malcontents is orderly, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come.
— Eric Hoffer

The core political values of our free society are so deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents, lunatics generally, ever dare to threaten them.
— John McCain