complaints

A Quote by Jeff Raskin on complaints, computers, imagination, and time

Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining.

Jeff Raskin

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A Quote by James Keller on complaints, friendship, good, husbands, and people

A young lady had only one complaint about her good husband: "My husband always praises me to other people," she said, "Often I hear from friends the wonderful things he has said about me. But I miss something, because he never gets around to saying these some things to me, to my face."

James Keller

Source: Three Minutes by James Keller, M. M., 1950

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A Quote by Jacob H. Schiff on complaints, fortune, justice, and wealth

The surplus wealth we have gained to some extent at least belongs to our fellow beings; we are only the temporary custodians of our fortunes, and let us be careful that no just complaint can be made against our stewardship.

Jacob H. Schiff

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on america, complaints, congress, experience, guidance, nations, people, and wit

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.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by George Corley Wallace on complaints, force, needs, and people

Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we've been bombing over the years been complaining?

George Wallace (1919 - 1998)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on complaints, force, happiness, joy, life, nature, purpose, selfishness, and world

This is the true joy in life - being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman, 1903

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on complaints, judgment, and memory

Everyone complains of his lack of memory, but nobody of his want of judgment.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

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A Quote by Dick Allen on complaints, horses, and play

If a horse can't eat it, I don't want to play on it. Complaining about artificial turf.

Dick Allen

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A Quote by Denis Diderot on complaints, justice, and virtue

Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.

Denis Diderot (1713 - 1784)

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A Quote by Christopher Columbus on complaints, good, hope, and people

Here the people could stand it no longer and complained of the long voyage; but the Admiral cheered them as best he could, holding out good hope of the advantages they would have. He added that it was useless to complain, he had come [to go] to the Indies, and so had to continue it until he found them, with the help of Our Lord.

Christopher Columbus (1451 - 1506)

Source: Journal of the First Voyage, October 10, 1492

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