discontent

A Quote by E. R. (Eric Rucker) Eddison on discontent, men, mountains, remedies, time, wisdom, and world

The great mountains of the world are a great remedy if men but did know it against our modern discontent and ambitions. In the hills is wisdom's fount. They are deep in time.

E. R. Eddison (1882 - 1945)

Source: The Worm Ouroboros

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A Quote by Douglas Jerrold on discontent and self-reliance

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

Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)

Source: see Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A Quote by David Rockefeller on discontent, fatherhood, inventions, motherhood, necessity, and progress

If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress.

David Rockefeller (1915 -)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on discontent

The discontented man finds no easy chair.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on contentment, discontent, and men

Content makes poor men rich; Discontent makes rich men poor.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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