50+ Best Frustration Quotes: Exclusive Selection

In psychology, frustration is a common emotional response to opposition, related to anger, annoyance and disappointment. Inspirational frustration quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Most Famous Frustration Quotes

Forget perfect on the first try. In the face of frustration, your best tool is a few deep breaths, and remembering that you can do anything once you’ve practiced two hundred times. Seriously. – Andrea Buchanan

Frustration is the compost from which the mushrooms of creativity grow. – Tumerica

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Imperfect people are all God has ever had to work with. That must be terribly frustrating to him, but he deals with it. – Jeffrey R. Holland

The word “frustration” is defined as the unfortunate tendency of lessening one’s destiny. Rise up and take all frustrations away! Stop squeezing your dreams into a small size… You were not created to settle for less! – Israelmore Ayivor

Frustration is commonly the difference between what you would like to be and what you are willing to sacrifice to become what you would like to be. – Unknown

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

Transformation is my favorite game and in my experience, anger and frustration are the result of you not being authentic somewhere in your life or with someone in your life. Being fake about anything creates a block inside of you. Life can’t work for you if you don’t show up as you. – Jason Mraz

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

You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. – Ralph Marston

For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks. – Friedrich Nietzsche

quotes about frustration

No matter how discouraged we get, God has not asked us to do the impossible. – George Grace

I have had just about all I can take of myself. – S. N. Behrman

You throw the sand against the wind; And the wind blows it back again. – William Blake

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

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. – Lee Iacocca

When you are angry or frustrated, what comes out? Whatever it is, it’s a good indication of what you’re made of. – H. Jackson Brown

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. – Kurt Vonnegut

Hope fills the holes of my frustration in my heart. – Emanuel Cleaver

Frustration is a sign I am acting independently. The more you try your own way, the tighter the doors will stay closed. – Joyce Meyer

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. – Anthony Robbins

Frustration is the wet nurse of violence. – David Abrahansen

Buddha’s doctrine: Man suffers because of his craving to possess and keep forever things which are essentially impermanent… this frustration of the desire to possess is the immediate cause of suffering. – Alan Watts

Expectation feeds frustration. It is an unhealthy attachment to people, things, and outcomes we wish we could control; but don’t. – Steve Maraboli

famous frustration quotes

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

It’s a lack of clarity that creates chaos and frustration. Those emotions are poison to any living goal. – Steve Maraboli

All successful people learn that success is buried on the other side of frustration. – Tony Robbins

Frustration is the first step toward improvement…It’s only when I face frustration and use it to fuel my dedication that I feel myself moving forward. – John Bingham

Is there no way out of the mind. – Sylvia Plath

I feel like you get more bees with honey. But that doesn’t mean I don’t get frustrated in my life. My way of dealing with frustration is to shut down and to think and speak logically. – Beyonce Knowles

At one point he decided enough was enough. – Steven Wright

top frustration quotes

But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions. – D. H. Lawrence

Every thought derives from a thwarted sensation. – E. M. Cioran

It is the awareness of unfulfilled desires which gives a nation the feeling that it has a mission and a destiny. – Eric Hoffer

If you so choose, every mistake can lead to greater understanding and effectiveness. If you so choose, every frustration can help you to be more patient and more persistent. – Ralph Marston

The torment of human frustration, whatever its immediate cause, is the knowledge that the self is in prison, its vital force and ”mangled mind” leaking away in lonely, wasteful self-conflict. – Elizabeth Drew

To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles. – T.F. Hodge

Don’t stress the could haves. If it should have, it would have. – Unknown

People need trouble — a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it. – William Faulkner

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

Frustration is an indication of lack of faith and trust in the Lord. – Psalm 119:165

You’re frustrated because you keep waiting for the blooming of flowers of which you have yet to sow the seeds. – Steve Maraboli

Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something, then you have the time to do something about it.- Anthony J. D’Angelo

Frustration is not a good enough reason to stop trying….death is. – Sameh Elsayed

Frustration is a very positive sign. It means that the solution to your problem is within range, but what you’re currently doing isn’t working, and you need to change your approach in order to achieve your goal. – Anthony Robbins

Motivation without mobilization means only frustration. – Nido Qubein

Expectation is the mother of all frustration. – Antonio Banderas

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

Forget perfect on the first try. In the face of frustration, your best tool is a few deep breaths, and remembering that you can do anything once you’ve practiced two hundred times. – Miriam Peskowitz, The Daring Book for Girls

It is okay of airing out your frustration, just don’t dwell on them. Find out the cause and find a solution of getting rid of it. If you can’t have the solution much as well accept it. – Ann Marie Aguilar

The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them. – Criss Jami

I’m not really sure why. But… do you stop loving someone just because they betray you? I don’t think so. That’s what makes the betrayal hurt so much – pain, frustration, anger… and I still loved her. I still do. – Brandon Sanderson

I love music. It’s freedom, a way to deal with pent-up frustration. – Ice Cube

Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull. – Rod Serling

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