A Quote by Albert Schweitzer on spirit, fire, inner, faith, passion, life, discontent, depression, people, and time

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out.  It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being.  We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

Contributed by: Marcella

A Quote by Linda Ralphs on peace, contentment, and discontent

The discontented cannot find peace; but those who find peace are content.

Linda Fifer Ralphs

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A Quote by unknown on growth, discontent, and progress

Discontent is the seed of growth.


Source: Children of Promise

Contributed by: Inner Alchemist

A Quote by William Shakespeare on discontent

Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Richard III, Act I, sc. 1

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on discontent and progress

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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A Quote by Samuel Butler on discontent, excellence, and poets

And poets by their sufferings grow,-- As if there were no more to do, To make a poet excellent, But only want and discontent.

Samuel Butler (1612 - 1680)

Source: Fragments.

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A Quote by Robert Herrick on discontent, government, men, suspicion, and present

Men are suspicious; prone to discontent: Subjects still loathe the present Government.

Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)

Source: Hesperides. Present Government Grievous

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on age and discontent

Old age brings along with its uglinesses the comfort that you will soon be out of it, - which ought to be a substantial relief to such discontented pendulums as we are.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on discontent and self-reliance

Discontent is the want of self-reliance: it is infirmity of will.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: Self-Reliance.

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A Quote by Plato on discontent, indolence, luxury, parenthood, poverty, and wealth

Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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