28 Quotes on Complaining and Coworkers Grumbling

In a world of negativity, it seems more and more people complain about the silliest of things every day. While I’ve blacked out the complainers in my life, I know some people are still impacted by these naysayers and I hope you can find some humour in these quotes.

Best Quotes About Others Complaining

1. The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The realist adjusts the sail.

William A. Ward

2. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.

Maya Angelou

3. Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most do.

Dale Carnegie

4. If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.

Anthony J. D’Angelo

5. Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.

Zig Ziglar

6. When you complain, you make yourself a victim. Leave the situation, change the situation, or accept it. All else is madness.

Eckhart Tolle

7. You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.

Shirley Chisholm

8. The very fact that you are a complainer, shows that you deserve your lot.

James Allen

9. Do not listen to those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious.

Og Mandino

10. Complaining not only ruins everybody else’s day, it ruins the complainer’s day, too. The more we complain, the more unhappy we get.

Dennis Prager

11. Never complain and never explain.

Benjamin Disraeli

12. In our society, the sound of men complaining is like nails on a chalkboard.

Warren Farrell

13. It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.

Joseph Addison

14. Block out those who complain, as in most cases, they have very little to genuinely give.

Joshua Smith

15. We can choose to complain about the world or not. When we go to the quiet place in our hearts where our Spirit lives and we train ourselves to listen to that Voice, our mistakes and disgruntles become less and less.

Jeanne Aisthorpe-Smith

16. Excuses are only for those people who are unwilling to find the solution, who find greater solace in the loudness of their complaints rather than in the action they are taking to implement the actions that carry them steadily forward to their achievement.

Bryon Pulsifer

17. Complaining is finding faults. Wisdom is finding solutions.

Ajahn Brahm

18. Now, 10 years later, the person who talked and complained is still talking and complaining and still remains in the same position. The person who took the initiative and found solutions has been promoted several times.

Catherine Pulsifer

19. Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.

Benjamin Franklin

20. I have the choice to be angry at God for what I don’t have, or be thankful for what I do have.

Nick Vujicic

21. When any anxiety or gloom of the mind takes hold of you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaining; but exert yourselves to hide it, and by endeavoring to hide it you drive it away.

Samuel Johnson

22. Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.

Helen Keller

23. Had we not faults of our own, we should take less pleasure in complaining of others.

Francois Fenelon

24. Sweat silently. Let’s have no squawking about a little expenditure of energy.

Martin H. Fischer

25. A pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.

Oscar Wilde

26. I think there’s an anxiety in life where we automatically tend to look to the next thing or we’re complaining about the past. Worrying is not going to make it happen or not happen.

Sherilyn Fenn

27. The tendency to whining and complaining may be taken as the surest sign symptom of little souls and inferior intellects.

Lord Jeffrey

28. While you are complaining about the little problems in your life, somebody is actually fighting for theirs.

Jon Morrow

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