Discontent Quotes

The idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, All centuries but this and every country but his own.

Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.

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

The greatest weariness comes from work not done.

The father of every good work is discontent, and its mother is diligence.

The discontented person thinks that everything that he does for God is too much and everything God does for him is too little.

“A cucumber is bitter.” Throw it away. “There are briars in the road.” Turn aside from them. This is enough. Do not add, “And why were such things made in the world?

Discontent is the seed of ethics.

Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

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.