Complaining Quotes

Why do some people always seem to be complaining. Let these complaining quotes give you ideas to help stop the complaints. Other words for complaining are whining, grumbling, bellyaching. No matter what you call it or how much dissatisfaction you feel when you complain it truly solves nothing.

"Complaining - we all do it, but do we really need to?
Questioning   |  


"How often have you been inspired to do something after you have listened to a person complain? Learn to listen to the complaint and then ask the question, so what are you going to do about it? Rather than just listening to the grumbling and being pulled down yourself, inspire the person by moving them beyond the complaint to the solution."
Kate Summers
Inspirational Quotes  |  


There tends to be a lot of time wasted complaining in offices - time that could instead be devoted to productivity. Marlene Chism
"There tends to be a lot of time wasted complaining in offices - time that could instead be devoted to productivity."
Marlene Chism, Stop Workplace Drama
Work   |  


"During the day, your concerns, trials and tribulations can be born without complaining or involving everyone else in your own persona. After all, it is only for a day."
Byron Pulsifer, Happiness Is A Choice
Words of Encouragement   |  


"The key, and I would say the vital key, to overcome worry is to take action and you can't take action if you sit around and mope about it or waste valuable time that could be dedicated to resolving whatever is bothering you."
Byron Pulsifer, Stop Worrying
Worry   |  


"And whenever I'd complain or was upset about something in my own life, my mother had the same advice: "Darling, just change the channel. You are in control of the clicker. Don't replay the bad, scary movie.'"
Arianna Huffington, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
Success   |  


"When someone around you complains about his or her life, his or her job or about the things you do, pay attention even to the smallest detail. If changing something small about you will improve your relationship and it will make them feel better, then you can say that you just became a better person."
Lucas Bailly, Self Improvement: Improve Yourself Everyday Of Your Life And Take Your Self Development To The Next Level
Quotes about Life   |  


"A complaint is usually not kept to oneself; instead it is told to another person or to groups of people, which therefore can lead to other complainers. A complaint can actually 'seed' itself into the thoughts of others."
Meilena Hauslendale, Stop Complaining: Guide to Living Life Instead of Complaining About It
Inspirational Thoughts   |  


Family life is a bit like a runny peach pie - not perfect but who's complaining  Robert Brault
"Family life is a bit like a runny peach pie - not perfect but who's complaining?"
Robert Brault
Family   |  


"But rejoicing isn't something you can just force yourself to do. It doesn't come naturally to us the way grumbling does. We let our disagreeableness be known to everyone with every sarcastic quip about how we never get any breaks."
Collin Hansen
Joy   |  


"I was born into a family of complainers. It was part of our dialogue, our humor and our way of relating to one another. When there was nothing to talk about and we were trying to avoid confrontation, complaining kept us from being too transparent and vulnerable, while still fooling us into thinking that we were actually sharing our hearts and pleading for a little empathy from the other person."
Ronnie Martin, Stop Your Complaining: From Grumbling to Gratitude
Sharing   |  


"After all, every complaint represents an opportunity to turn something negative into a positive. We can use customer complaints to improve our service."
Jon Gordon, The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work
Customer Service   |  


"Some people seem to go through life standing at the complaint counter."
Fred Propp Jr.
Funny Quotes about Life   |  


"Do not listen to those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious."
Og Mandino
Famous Quotes   |  


"I had no shoes and complained, until I met a man who had no feet."
Indian Proverb
Proverbs  |


If you don't like something change it. Don't complain because you don't have. Enjoy what you've got.  H. Stanley Judd
"If you don't like something change it. Don't complain because you don't have. Enjoy what you've got."
H. Stanley Judd
Change   |  


"Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well."
Jim Rohn
Attitude   |  


"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, How Valuable Are You
Motivation   |


"If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it."
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Time   |  


"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
Positive Thinking   |  


"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."
Author Unknown
Happiness   |  


"When any fit of gloominess, or perversion of mind, lays hold upon you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaints."
Samuel Johnson
Positive Attitude   |


You can overcome anything if you don't bellyache. Bernard M. Baruch
"You can overcome anything if you don't bellyache."
Bernard M. Baruch
Funny Quotes  |


"Today I can complain because the weather is rainy or I can be thankful that the grass is getting watered for free."
Author Unknown
Thanksgiving   |  


"DO LESS COMPLAINING, and pay more attention to giving."
Author Unknown, from Do Less
Giving   |  


"Complaining is a total waste of time! It does no good to complain. Complaining doesn't resolve anything."
Jane Trumbull, Complaining isnít a Solution!
Good   |  


"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."
Adam Zimbler

Quotes about Being Happy   |  

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