"I had no shoes and complained, until I met a man who had no feet."
"If you don't like something change it.
"Don't complain because you don't have. Enjoy what you've got."
H. Stanley Judd
"Maturity is the ability to reap without apology
and not complain when things don't go well."
"You can complain because roses have thorns,
or you can rejoice because thorns have roses."
"Now, 10 years later, the person who talked and complained
is still talking and complaining and still remains in the same position. The person who took the initiative and found solutions has been promoted several times."
Catherine Pulsifer, from How Valuable Are You
"If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it."
Anthony J. D'Angelo
"You can overcome anything if you don't bellyache."
Bernard M. Baruch
"When you consistently maintain a positive frame of mind, you'll become known as a problem-solver rather than a complainer. People avoid complainers. They seek out problem-solvers."
Joseph Sommerville, PhD, from The 5 Keys to Interpersonal Success
"When a person finds themselves predisposed to complaining about how little they are regarded by others, let them reflect how little they have contributed to the happiness of others."
"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
William Arthur Ward
"When any fit of gloominess, or perversion of mind, lays hold upon you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaints."
"Today I can complain because the weather is rainy or I can be thankful that the grass is getting watered for free."
"The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it."
"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and selfcontrol to be understanding and forgiving."
"DO LESS COMPLAINING, and pay more attention to giving."
Author Unknown, from Do Less
"Don't complain about the snow on your neighbour's roof when your own doorstep is unclean."
"People who never achieve happiness are the ones who complain whenever they're awake, and whenever they're asleep, they are thinking about what to complain about tomorrow."
"Some people seem to go through life standing at the complaint counter."
Fred Propp Jr.