Consider frustration as a friend. It comes to you to transform you into a better person. Feeling frustrated is quite normal, which can be due to work stress or dissatisfaction from self and people around. So, talk things out. Quotabulary de-stresses you with quotes and sayings to deal with frustration.
Distract yourself from things that frustrate you. Switch off your phone and the Internet, and go for playing your favorite sport, listen to the music you love, or invest time in some hobby, till you get calmed.
Frustration is a feeling of being upset and irritated, and eventually helpless to do anything to get away with it; the feeling that no matter how hard you’re trying, still you’re not getting anywhere, and you don’t even know the reason this is happening with you.
The main reason of frustration is expectations from friends, family members, from the world, and from self! And if expectations aren’t met, we get frustrated. All you need to do here is, change your perspective towards people, and towards the situation. Try to be positive, and surround yourself with positive people.
And lastly, smile! Just force a smile on your face; it may sound strange, but this trick actually works. You will end up smiling, or should I say laughing? Try it for yourself. Reading quotes when feeling frustrated can bring a positive approach to your life. Sometimes, it’s just that one quote, or saying, or a blunt statement from someone, which changes your life! So, read on!
When Feeling Frustrated
Knowing what others feel about frustration can give you ways for dealing with yours.
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, The Great Hand Book of Quotes
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
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
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
Expectation feeds frustration. It is an unhealthy attachment to people, things, and outcomes we wish we could control; but don’t.
― Steve Maraboli
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
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
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward.
― Kurt Vonnegut
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
Frustration is the compost from which the mushrooms of creativity grow.
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.
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
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
I love music. It’s freedom, a way to deal with pent-up frustration.
― Ice Cube
Love and Relationships
If you’re upset with a specific person’s behavior, discuss with them. But discussion should not lead to arguments. Instead, for that moment, keep calm or avoid any conversation. Give yourself and the other person some time! Then, when you both feel relaxed, have a healthy discussion. Meanwhile, we have quotes about frustration in love life or relationships in general.
Explain your anger instead of expressing it, and you’ll find solutions instead of arguments.
There is nothing worse than having an enemy who is a total loser. It’s incredibly frustrating when seeking revenge against one, because you come to the realization that there is really nothing you can do to make the person’s life worse than it already is. They have nothing to take, there is no way to screw them over if you have been their victim. It’s maddening.
― Ashly Lorenzana
What is it about men, anyway? You can’t live with ’em and the law frowns on neutering them. It’s not exactly a win-win situation.
― Susan Andersen, Burning Up
I haven’t got time for a love life and that’s usually frustrating to the would-be lovers. Care to make a run for it?
― Benjamin R. Smith, Atlas
You are going to do some really stupid and mean things in the name of love. Don’t be so hard on yourself when things don’t turn out. You are a good person that loved deeply. Anybody worth having will know that hurting someone is not showing someone who you really are. You’re a sensitive person that showed the depth of your love, by the depth of your pain. Fairytale love will show you only one face. Real love will show you as many faces as it takes to get you to see how much that person really wanted you in their life.
― Shannon L. Alder
Rejection is one of the worse forms of pain. Loss is the worst. Grief haunts until you allow yourself to move on.
― Angelica Hopes
A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.
― Chuck Noll
I’ve learned that football sometimes was an outlet. It was a way for me to release anger, release frustration.
― Emmitt Smith
You can experience frustration at work because may be you’ve set some goals, and are not able to achieve them. Or there can be a case that you’re stuck in some dead-end job and are unable to get outta it.
There are moments when you feel that the desire to work is fading, and the only way to bring it back is to get away from it, to put yourself in a state of frustration so you feel the need again.
― Emmanuelle Beart
Trying to please everyone is a recipe for stress, misery, and frustration. Be yourself. It’ll be good to know who’s down with that.
We hope that these quotes had a soothing effect on you. In times such, you can type a long angry text, take all your frustration out in words, but do not make the mistake of sending it to someone! (:D)