Frustration Quotes and Sayings

Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.

Eric Hoffer

Life always offers you a second chance… It’s called tomorrow…!

Author Unknown

Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to be what it is his duty to be.

Jose Ortegay Gasset

I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk. I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream.

Temple Grandin

I can’t go on anymore bad dates. I would rather be home alone than out with some guy who sells socks on the internet.

Cynthia Nixon

Life is not an easy matter… You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.

Leon Trotsky

I didn’t know how to go about preparing for the part of someone who can’t remember who he is. The frustration angle is written in, but there’s also this incredible passive state.

Tom Berenger

No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.

Author Unknown

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.

Jacob M Braude

I don’t play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul.

Dick Dale

Forget your enemies. It’s your friends you frustrate that cause all the problems.

Author Unknown

I find it very difficult to relax. I find it increasingly difficult to find outlets for my frustration.

Judd Nelson

Everybody wants their prayers answered on time but the thing is, nobody wants to pray on time…!

Author Unknown

I was an accomplice in my own frustration.

Peter Shaffer

When life demands more of people than they demand of life – as is ordinarily the case – what results is a resentment of life almost as deep-seated as the fear of death.

Tom Robbins

I’m just generally hugely frustrated; I’m a very, very frustrated man. I’m just a ball of pent-up frustration.

Allan Carr

I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Tony Robbins

You want to think and say that you have everything you need, but then you realize that something is missing, someone is missing… and once you think you’ve found it, it goes and disappears on you and you don’t understand what to do or even where to start looking for that missing piece of the puzzle. You sit at home in lonely frustration and you just wait…wait…and wait. Nowhere to look, no one to look for…

Author Unknown

In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is a living definition of the word “frustration”.

Alan Perlis

All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is to – act as if it were impossible to fail.

Dorothea Brande

Despair and frustration will not shake our belief that the resistance is the only way of liberation.

Emile Lahud

Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.

Bo Bennett

Fundamentally, all writing is about the same thing; it’s about dying, about the brief flicker of time we have here, and the frustration that it creates.

Mordecai Richler

Generalized anger and frustration is something that gets you in the studio, and gets you to work – though it’s not necessarily evident in anything that’s finished.

Bruce Nauman

I actually share her view and understand her frustration when any government attempts to ban secular symbols like Santa Claus or Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer or Christmas lights.

Steve Israel