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  |  


"Don't be a cynic, and bewail and bemoan. Omit the negative propositions. Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good. Set down nothing that will help somebody."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Helping Others  |  


"Never ever apologise for complaining! If your complaint is valid then you are owed something and the company should thank you for bringing it to their attention so that they can improve service for all customers."
Helen Dewdney, How to Complain: The Essential Consumer Guide to Getting Refunds, Redress and Results!
Customer Service   |  


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   |  


"Few take time to complain to the organization that dissatisfied them. Some keep it to themselves and let the occurrence eat away at them, increasing their stress; and fewer of them complain effectively."
Charles M. Dobbs, How to Complain [More] Effectively
Stress   |  


"Even though many of us, myself included, often complain that we can't do anything about this - based on the nature of life today, technology, or our responsibilities, families, and jobs - most of us have more of a say over our schedules than we admit."
Mike Robbins, Nothing Changes Until You Do: A Guide to Self-Compassion and Getting Out of Your Own Way
Accountability   |  


"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   |  


"The world is full of people who complain, who look for the negative in life, and who are constantly pulling each other down. The world is full of people who think only of themselves and try to make the rest of the world as miserable as they are."
Jessica Jones, Love What You Have: A Real Truth About Why You Always Complain Or How To Get Maximum From Your Life Today
Positive   |  


"People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining."
Stephen Hawking
Anger   |  


"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
Opportunity  |  


"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   |  


"Then suddenly out of the blue, one day it occurred to me that the most successful people I knew never complained or even spoke about how busy they were. More than that, they never even seemed to let on to anyone about everything they had going on in their lives."
Rory Vaden, Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time
Top Ten Quotes on Time   |  


"So, before you complain about your coworkers giving you the blues, look at yourself. Make sure you're a joy to be around and not the one actually causing the problem."
Kala Stevenson, Monday Mornings: A Cup of Laughter
Problem   |  


"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  |


"It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare."
Edmund Burke
Mistake  |


"When was the last time you ever heard a man complaining about the toilet seat being left down so he had to raise it to use the bathroom? Exactly. Doesn't it make sense that if the men are to put the seat down for the women - then the women should put the seat up for the men?"
Annie Keys, The Grandma Chronicles: The often humorous adventures of a Christian Grandmother who tries to age gracefully
Humor  |


"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 isn't 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   |  


"Rather than complain, and despair, ... put aside our egos and embrace the reality of life and ageing, and squeeze out the most of it, to get a fulfilling happy life."
Sasha Hanir, A Quick Guide to Old Age - How to fight the blues and get the most of it

Age   |  

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