Quotes: frustration

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  • Chuck Noll
    Chuck Noll
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    A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
    Casey Stengel
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    All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for... reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    writer and editor
    Dorothea Brande
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    All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
  • Ben Lovett
    Ben Lovett
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    Communion was born out of shared frustration in 2006. We felt that although the likes of MySpace and YouTube opened up the playing field for songwriters online, people's discovery of these new artists was only skin deep.
  • Ken Keyes Jr
    Ken Keyes Jr
    American personal growth author and lecturer, 1921-1995
    Ken Keyes Jr
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    Everything is a gift of the universe - even joy, anger, jealously, frustration, or separateness. Everything is perfect either for our growth or our enjoyment.
  • Bo Bennett
    Bo Bennett
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    Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.
  • Bruce Nauman
    Bruce Nauman
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    Generalised anger and frustration is something that gets you in the studio, and gets you to work - though it's not necessarily evident in anything that's finished.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    I know I'm not going to write as well as I used to. I no longer have the stamina to endure the frustration. Writing is frustration - it's daily frustration, not to mention humiliation.
  • Tony Robbins
    Tony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
    Tony Robbins
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    I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
    Anthony Robbins
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    I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
  • Carlton Fisk
    Carlton Fisk
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    If the human body recognized agony and frustration, people would never run marathons, have babies, or play baseball.
  • Terry Eagleton
    Terry Eagleton
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    It is silly to call fat people ''gravitationally challenged'' - a self-righteous fetishism of language which is no more than a symptom of political frustration.
  • Kurt Vonnegut
    Kurt Vonnegut
    American writer 1922-2007
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    Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
    Leon Trotsky
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    Life is not an easy matter. You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
    Wayne Dyer
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    Needing to have things perfect is the surest way to immobilize yourself with frustration.
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