Some might complain that nuclear disarmament is little more than a dream. But that ignores the very tangible benefits disarmament would bring for all humankind. Its success would strengthen international peace and security. It would free up vast and much-needed resources for social and economic development. It would advance the rule of law.
We have first raised a dust and then complain we cannot see.
If ordinary people complain that I speak too much of myself, I complain that they do not even think of themselves.
Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness.
I have published so many books in so many years. I can’t complain about any lack of attention. But I’ve never been placed as a Southern writer, which I really am. So I was happy finally to be published by someone in the South.
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another.
If one is satisfied with things, one doesn’t complain about the downsides that exist, either.
The French complain of everything, and always.
Never lose the childlike wonder. Show gratitude… Don’t complain; just work harder… Never give up.
The numerous evils to which individual persons are exposed are due to the defects existing in the persons themselves. We complain and seek relief from our own faults; we suffer from the evils which we, by our own free will, inflict on ourselves and ascribe them to God, who is far from being connected with them!