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Quotes of frustration

  1. Frustration although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. – Bo Bennett
  2. My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual. – Phyllis Diller
  3. Religion can make it worse. Are you supposing that if people were encouraged to believe in a transcendent reality, and to be encouraged by grand rituals and music and preaching, to love their neighbors, then they would put jealousy and frustration aside? – Mary Douglas
  4. That was always my frustration with so many of these shows, because design is not an ambush... it's a relationship. You have to know how people move and live and work to be able to design for them. – Genevieve Gorder
  5. You have to look at the history of the Middle East in particular. It has been one of failure and frustration of feudalism and tribalism. – Alexander Haig
  6. It was my angry, Dickensian novel, I suppose. It was cathartic- I expended a lot of frustration on that one. – Richard M. Helms
  7. It is not enough to tackle the mechanics of terror organizations. We must also tackle the situations that create terrorists. We desperately need to address the frustration the loss and the despair that drive some to these actions. – King Hussein
  8. The idea in The Man that Would Be King was that the music should recreate all that majestic surrounding and emphasize the adventure, but also speak about the frustration or, rather said, the curse of both protagonists, even before happened what happens them. – Maurice Jarre
  9. In terms of the frustration of my character, I suppose any teenager has probably gone through that, in terms of telling their parents, I want to do one thing, and their parent says no. I think parents sometimes forget that they were children. – Parminder Nagra
  10. Generalised 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
  11. On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we're going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future. – Barack Obama
  12. Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration Sometimes its built on catastrophe. – Sumner Redstone
  13. I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. – Tony Robbins
  14. It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail. – Lech Walesa

Usage examples for frustration

  1. It clawed screaming at the solid cover, hissed in frustration and finally gave up. – And All the Earth a Grave by Carroll M. Capps (AKA C.C. MacApp)
  2. He must be sick with frustration – Droozle by Frank Banta
  3. I'd learned things I already knew about hate and love and fear and hope and frustration – The Old Die Rich by Horace Leonard Gold
  4. Even as Joe's attack slowed in frustration the other darted in, slashed once, twice, scoring on Joe's left arm, once, twice. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  5. They felt neither ambition nor frustration – The Cartels Jungle by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  6. No mission, no frustration could touch with hysteria the humanity of Robert Browning. – Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton
  7. You would naturally say that, if it is Callender's object to disgust Doris with the life of the people, so that she may change her mind and take him for what he actually is, it will be Rose's object, since her aim is the frustration of this design, to make Bethnal Green as attractive as possible, so that Doris will refuse to sacrifice her ideals when she learns the truth about Callender. – Punch, or the London Charivari, May 6, 1914 by Various
  8. In an agony of frustration Bennett saw the flesh of her forehead remain clear and undisturbed. – Wheels Within by Charles V. De Vet
  9. Negative emotions include fear, anger, frustration envy, resentment, etc. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  10. Proscribed amid the Terror for his moderation and independence, learning daily in the garret where he hid of the violent deaths of friends and comrades, witnessing, as it must have seemed to him, the ruin of his work and the frustration of his brightest hopes, Condorcet, solitary and disguised, sat down to write that sketch of human destinies which is, perhaps, the most confident statement of a reasoned optimism in European literature. – Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle by H. N. Brailsford
  11. The second and the third day were spent in the same manner, and with the same frustration but on the fourth day they found a small cavern concealed by a thicket, where they resolved to make their experiment. – Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson
  12. Frustration may easily reach the point of destruction. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  13. So much preparation, so much frustration what indeed could be good enough for it all to lead up to? – Embarrassments by Henry James
  14. The thinker has to decide, to choose; and there is always a risk, so that the prudent thinker selects warily, subject, that is, to confirmation or frustration by later events. – How We Think by John Dewey
  15. Our ideas must agree with realities, be such realities concrete or abstract, be they facts or be they principles, under penalty of endless inconsistency and frustration – Pragmatism A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James
  16. I think she's bored to frustration trapped on this island prison. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  17. He sighed with frustration – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  18. Simultaneously the mob saw him, huddled just beyond the gateway, and a howl of frustration and rage went ringing round the square. – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  19. He put down the phone and sat in silence, feeling sick with frustration – What Rough Beast? by Jefferson Highe
  20. And in every human heart you find some sorrow, some frustration some lurking pang. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley

Rhymes for frustration

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