He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
Author: Aesop (620-560 BC)
Profession: Greek Fabulist
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)
Profession: French Existential Writer
Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)
Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
Let thy discontents be thy secrets.
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent; a sort of love without a beloved, the ache we feel in a member we no longer have.
Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955)
Profession: Spanish Essayist, Philosopher
Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.
Author: Henry H. Haskins
Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment.
Author: Robert Herrick (1591-1674)
Profession: British Poet
The greatest weariness comes from work not done.
Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)
Profession: American Author, Philosopher
Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.
Author: Chinese Proverb
Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin
If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress.
Author: David Rockerfeller
Profession: American Businessman, Financier
That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others.
Author: James Thomson (1700-1748)
Profession: Scottish Poet
Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root, nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular, about this earth doth run and ride. He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where; He says it is so far, that he has quite forgot how to go there
Author: Henry Vaughan (1622-1695)
Profession: Welsh Poet
The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.
Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1855-1919)
Profession: American Poet, Journalist