Quotes: complain

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  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
  • Isaac Watts
    Isaac Watts
    English hymn writer, theologian, and logician 1674-1748
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    'Tis the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain, you have waked me too soon, I must slumber again.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
    Dale Carnegie
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    Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
  • Billie Burke
    Billie Burke
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    But if people will laugh at my work and keep a sound roof over my head, who am I to complain?
  • C. J. Cherryh
    C. J. Cherryh
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    Deal with the Devil if the Devil has a constituency - and don't complain about the heat.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    Do not whine... Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
  • H. Stanley Judd
    H. Stanley Judd
    American author
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    Don't complain because you don't have. Enjoy what you've got.
  • David Mitchell
    David Mitchell
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    Folks with most to complain about seldom complain most.
    Source: Ghostwritten (2017) 350
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    He cannot complain of a hard sentence, who is made master of his own fate.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    He who has provoked the shaft of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
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    I am not going to spend any time whatsoever in attacking the Foreign Secretary. If we complain about the tune, there is no reason to attack the monkey when the organ grinder is present.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    I complain to one of my fellow servers that I don't understand how she can go so long without food. Well, I don't understand how you can go so long without a cigarette, she responds in a tone of reproach. Because work is what you do for others; smoking is what you do for yourself.
    Source: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America (2001) Ch. 1: Serving in Florida (p. 31)
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