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Quotations on Complaint

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The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the first to be replaced.

~ Unknown

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

~ Benjamin Franklin

I will not be as those who spend the day in complaining of headache, and the night in drinking the wine that gives it.

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you can't get a compliment any other way, pay yourself one.

~ Mark Twain

I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough.

~ Mark Twain

Complaint is the largest tribute Heaven receives.

~ Jonathan Swift

The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.

~ Samuel Johnson

Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

~ Jules Renard

The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.

~ Josh Billings

I believe in grumbling. It is the politest form of fighting known.

~ Ed Howe

When a man makes a woman his wife, it's the highest compliment he can pay her, and it's usually the last.

~ Helen Rowland

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

~ Francois Fénelon

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