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
The discontented cannot find peace; but those who find peace are content.
Linda Fifer Ralphs
Contributed by: LindaFiferRalphs
Discontent is the seed of growth.
Source: Children of Promise
Contributed by: Inner Alchemist
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
Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)
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)
Men are suspicious; prone to discontent: Subjects still loathe the present Government.
Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674)
Source: Hesperides. Present Government Grievous
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)
Discontent is the want of self-reliance: it is infirmity of will.
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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