“Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization. Progress is born of agitation. It is agitation or stagnation.”
“Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation”
“If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress”
“Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.”
Thomas Alva Edison
“Discontent is the first necessity of progress.”
“To be discontented with the divine discontent, and to be ashamed with the noble shame, is the very germ of the first upgrowth of all virtue.”
“The splendid discontent of God With Chaos, made the world; And from the discontent of man The world's best progress springs”
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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