Quotes by complaint

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
  • Robert Burns
    Robert Burns
    Scottish Poet 1759-1796
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    Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    All say, How hard it is that we have to die - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
    Jonathan Swift
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    Complaint is the largest tribute heaven receives.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    I make no complaint. I am a writer. I do not accept my condition; I will strive to change it; but I inhabit it, I am trying to learn from it.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    I think a compliment ought to always precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception.
  • Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
    Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
    Iranian politician and writer 1934-2017
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    I think the elections have gone well, although there is so much insecurity in Iraq. So far during the counting of ballots, there has not been a significant complaint. We have to wait to see what the outcome of the counting is.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
    Adam Smith
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    No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    The most fatal disease of friendship is gradual decay, or dislike hourly increased by causes too slender for complaint, and too numerous for removal.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
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