Quotes by complaints
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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonal experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations.
American artist 1945-
I have no complaints, except for the world.Source: Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute
English writer 1709-1784
In all evils which admits a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes the time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause.
British physician, academic 1974-
More academics should blog, post videos, post audio, post lectures, offer articles and more. You'll enjoy it: I've had threats and blackmail, abuse, smears and formal complaints with forged documentation.
American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
My step-mom would tell me that she would get complaints from adults that I stared too much at them.
Sir William Temple
British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves.
Mary Wortley Montagu
English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
Strictly speaking, there is but one real evil: I mean acute pain. All other complaints are so considerably diminished by time that it is plain the grief is owing to our passion, since the sensation of it vanishes when that is over.
American lawyer and academic 1956-
The FBI has had a history of sex discrimination complaints brought against it, as well as race discrimination.
British writer and artist 1670-1733
Then leave Complaints: Fools only strive
To make a Great an Honest Hive.
T'enjoy the World's Conveniences,
Be fam'd in War, yet live in Ease,
Without great Vices, is a vain
Eutopia seated in the Brain.Source: The Fable of the Bees The Moral, line 1, p. 23
There are a lot of complaints by the older generation about the lack of action in this generation. My retort: give these people something to be engaged in. Cutting a check is not engaging.
English writer 1709-1784
To hear complaints is tiresome to the miserable and the happy.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
What do sad complaints avail if the offense is not cut down by punishment.
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
American poet 1879-1955
Civilization must be destroyed. The hairy saints of the North have earned this crumb by their complaints.
French philosopher 1713-1784
Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.
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