How To Never Complain
By David Cohen
At a certain point in my life I was a world-class complainer. Complainers have few friends, solve few problems, create nothing outstanding, and do nothing of significance.
I created this “how-to-never-complain-about-anything-ever-again” infographic for myself, but wanted to share it with you, in the event you’re also a world-class complainer, or an aspiring one.
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David loves world travel, the book of Genesis, the Nashville Predators, and his wife Khristen. If you have a story to share about life, learning, or education, he’s always on the hunt for a great story.
Inspirational and Motivational Quotes on
“A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900, author of The Picture of Dorian Gray)
“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.” – Dale Carnegie (1888-1955, author of How to Win Friends and Influence People)
“Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.” – Henry Ford (1863-1947, American founder of the Ford Motor Company)
“To tendency to whining and complaining may be taken as the surest sign symptom of little souls and inferior intellects.” – Lord Jeffrey (1973-1850, Scottish judge and literary critic)
“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward (1921-1994, one of America’s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims)
“The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.” – Randall Jarrell (1914-1965, American poet)
“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” – Shirley Hufstedler (born 1925, American lawyer and US Secretary of Education under President Jimmy Carter)
“The very fact that your a complainer, shows that you deserve your lot.” – James Allen (1864-1912, author of As a Man Thinketh)
“Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.” – Antoine de Rivarol (1753-1801, French writer)
“We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.” – Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946, American born essayist and critic)
“Complain to one who can help you.” – Yugoslavian proverb
“When a person finds themselves predisposed to complaining about how little they are regarded by others, let them reflect how little they have contributed to the happiness of others.” – Samuel Johnson (1709-1784, English author)
“It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.” – Confucius (BC 551-479, Chinese thinker and social philosopher)
“Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo, (author of The College Blue Book)
“Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.” – Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American author, scientist, diplomat, and much more)
“The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.” – Samuel Johnson (1709-1784, English author)
“When you consistently maintain a positive frame of mind, you’ll become known as a problem-solver rather than a complainer. People avoid complainers. They seek out problem-solvers.” – Joseph Sommerville (author of Rainmaking Presentations)
“Do not listen to those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious.” – Og Mandino (1923-1996, author of The Greatest Salesman in the World)
“Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.” – Lily Tomlin (born 1939, American actress, comedian, writer and producer)
“He that falls by himself never cries.” – Turkish proverb
“If all complaints had to be accompanied by the submission of a delicious sandwich then fewer people would voice them while more would be willing to listen.” – Michael Wakcher (comic creator, writer, and satirist)
“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain – and most fools do.” – Dale Carnegie (1888-1955, author of How to Win Friends and Influence People)
“He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face.” – Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American author, scientist, diplomat, and much more)