Annoyance Proverbs

Sayings about Annoyance

Annoyance is an unpleasant mental state that is characterized by such effects as irritation and distraction from one’s conscious thinking. It can lead to emotions such as frustration and anger. The property of being easily annoyed is called irritability. (Source)

The death throes of an elephant are not so annoying as a living flea. ~ Zanzibar Proverbs

Annoy your doctor and sickness comes in laughing. ~ Zimbabwean Proverbs

The stone that is not in your way does not bother you. ~ Danish Proverbs

If an enemy is annoying you by playing well, consider adopting his strategy. ~ Chinese Proverbs

If rain bothers you, you can always jump into the sea. ~ Chinese Proverb

He who upsets something should know how to put it back again. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverbs

As the wound inflames the finger, so the thought inflames the mind. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

If you want to annoy the devil stay silent. ~ Bulgarian Proverbs

The wolf is upset about what he left behind, and the shepherd is upset about what he took away. ~ Armenian Proverbs

If the wine bothers you while you work, stop working. ~ French Proverbs

Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others. ~ Pennsylvania Dutch Proverb

It is the truth that irritates a person. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Good advice is often annoying — bad advice never is. ~ French Proverb

The devil will not bother you in a house full of children. ~ Kurdish Proverbs

A woman is like a blanket: If you cover yourself with it, it bothers you; if you throw it aside you will feel the cold. ~ Ghanaian Proverbs

Quotations about Annoyance

Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing. ~ Warren Spahn

A little experience often upsets a lot of theory. ~ Samuel Parkes Cadman

Thank God for competition. When our competitors upset our plans or outdo our designs, they open infinite possibilities of our own work to us. ~ Gil Atkinson

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. ~ Saint Francis de Sales

Ask a wise man to dinner and he’ll upset everyone by his gloomy silence or tiresome questions. ~ Desiderius Erasmus

Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade. ~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg

To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have. ~ Ken Keyes Jr.

Getting a dog is like getting married. It teaches you to be less self-centered, to accept sudden, surprising outbursts of affection, and not to be upset by a few scratches on your car. ~ Will Stanton

President Clinton was often known as the first black president. I wouldn’t be upset if I could earn the right to be the second. ~ Senator John Kerry

I used to get quite upset that I’d make friends with a guy or a girl and then within the space of three years we’d move and go and live somewhere else, and you’d have to say goodbye to that person.~ Dominic Monaghan

I think that people who don’t use things should not put them away in a better place. ~ Ronny M. Cole

I’m a perfectionist. I can’t help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least. ~ Justin Timberlake

I don’t get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there’s no sense in getting upset. And I don’t get upset over things I can’t control, because if I can’t control them there’s no sense in getting upset. ~ Mickey Rivers

Often we allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. ~ Andre Maurois

What upset me the most was not that I would die, but that I was letting down my parents. I felt very guilty for chasing this dream career of mine, at the expense of my parents. ~ Linda Vester

The people who oppose your ideas are inevitably those who represent the established order that your ideas will upset. ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. ~ Mark Twain

There were people I know that got upset that I kiss people. I kiss them for luck and love, that’s all. That’s what my mother did to me. ~ Richard Dawson

Women upset everything. When you let them into your life, you find that the woman is driving at one thing and you’re driving at another. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Broken promises don’t upset me. I just think, why did they believe me? ~ Jack Handy

People don’t just get upset. They contribute to their upsetness. ~ Albert Ellis

You can’t live your life being upset about things, but it’s a lot easier to not be upset about it if you’ve got enough money yourself. ~ Alex Chilton

You have to be able to be a good loser. You have to be okay knowing you’re going to fail every day in something without getting mad and upset.~ Dan O’Brien

It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. ~ Rita Rudner

Don’t bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself. ~ Colin Powell

If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them. ~ Pietro Aretino

Some of us are like wheelbarrows, only useful when pushed and easily upset. ~ Jack Herbert

Do not lose your inward peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. ~ St. Francis De Sales

People who annoy people are the luckiest people in the world. ~ Howie Mandel

We teach people that they upset themselves. We can’t change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today. ~ Albert Ellis

You laugh it off, you get upset for a little while, you’re human and you let it go. ~ Jennifer Lopez

What upsets me is not that you lied to me, but that from now on I can longer believe you. ~ Friedrich Nietzschea

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