37 Quotes About Being Unsatisfied


Being restless and unsatisfied in life can leave you feeling troubled. These quotes about being unsatisfied are the perfect example of how you need to focus on getting where you want to be in life.

“A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.”

“A head full of biblical knowledge without a heart passionately in love with Christ is terribly dangerous – a stronghold waiting to happen. The head is full, but the heart and soul are still unsatisfied.”

“A woman unsatisfied must have luxuries. But a woman who loves a man would sleep on a board.”

“All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.”

“Artists love to immerse themselves in chaos in order to put it into form, just as God created form out of chaos in Genesis. Forever unsatisfied with the mundane, the apathetic, the conventional, they always push on to newer worlds.”

“As an artist, it is central to be unsatisfied.”

“Be always restless, unsatisfied, unconforming. Whenever a habit becomes convenient, smash it! The greatest sin of all is satisfaction.”

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.”

“Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face.”

“Beauty is not a need but an ecstasy. It is not a mouth thirsting nor an empty hand stretched forth, But rather a heart enflamed and a soul enchanted.”

“Every good picture leaves the painter eager to start again, unsatisfied, inspired by the rich mine in which he is working, hoping for more energy, more vitality, more time – condemned to painting for life.”

“Extreme poverty is not only a condition of unsatisfied material needs. It is often accompanied by a degrading state of powerlessness.”

“From compromise and things half done, Keep me with stern and stubborn pride; And when at last the fight is won, God, keep me still unsatisfied.”

“I feel lost not doing art, unsatisfied, anxious, bored. Everything else in comparison seems not terribly important.”

“In a service situation, each delay can mean many unsatisfied customers, each one telling many more.”

“In every height, man feels himself in the low; because man is greedy and unsatisfied.”

“It is not the image you would see nor the song you would hear, but rather an image you see though you close your eyes and a song you hear though you shut your ears.”

“It is not the sap within the furrowed bark, nor a wing attached to a claw, But rather a garden forever in bloom and a flock of angels forever in flight.”

“Life is like waiting in line at the grocery store. You wait, you slowly move forward, you pay the price, then you exit unsatisfied and broke.”

“Love…., ever unsatisfied, lives always in the moment that is about to come.”

“My films always leave me unsatisfied, since I’ve always worked under fairly disastrous conditions economically.”

“That’s what makes death so hard–unsatisfied curiosity,”

“The love of Christ reaches to the very depths of earthly misery and woe, or it would not meet the case of the veriest sinner.”

“The real secret of an unsatisfied life lies too often in an unsurrendered will.”

“The strongest of all psychic forces in the world is unsatisfied desire.”

“The study of law left me unsatisfied, because I did not know the aspects of life which it serves. I perceived only the intricate mental juggling with fictions that did not interest me.”

“The uncontrollable mystery on the bestial floor.”

“Throw em a bone and they want a steak.”

“To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.”

“Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.”

“Unsatisfied desire is the characteristic feature of human life. That is the common fact out of which both pessimism and optimism are constructed.”

“We are born with a lingering hunger We are born to be unsatisfied We are strangers who can’t help but wander And dream about the other side…”

“We have a good life when we manage to live with both satisfied and unsatisfied needs, when we are not obsessed by what is beyond our reach.”

“We notice that the mind is a restless bird; the more it gets the more it wants, and still remains unsatisfied. The more we indulge our passions the more unbridled they become.”

“What happens when you let an unsatisfactory present go on long enough? It becomes your entire history.”

“You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied.”

“You must have a cigarette. A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?”

Experiencing dissatisfaction in your life can be dangerous for both your spiritual and personal life and growth.

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