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DISCONTENT
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[ Also see Complaining Contentment Despondency Disappointment Dissatisfaction Grumbling Misery Moroseness Rebellion Resentment Restlessness Satisfaction Unhappiness ]

We love in others what we lack ourselves, and would be everything but what we are.
      - Richard Henry Stoddard, Arcadian Idyl
         (l. 30)

I was born to other things.
      - Lord Alfred Tennyson, In Memoriam (CXX)

That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others.
      - James Thomson (1)

The thirst to know and understand,
  A large and liberal discontent;
    These are the goods in life's rich hand,
      The things that are more excellent.
      - Sir William Watson (2),
        Things That Are More Excellent (st. 8)

And from the discontent of man
  The world's best progress springs.
      - Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Discontent

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
      - Oscar Wilde (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde),
        Woman of No Importance (act II)

Poor in abundance, famish'd at a feast.
      - Edward Young, Night Thoughts
         (night VII, l. 44)


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