32 Scold Quotes On Success In Life

These scold quotes will inspire you. Scold, remonstrate with, or rebuke (someone) angrily.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scold quotes, scold sayings, and scold proverbs.

Best Scold Quotes

  1. “Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.” ~ Pearl S. Buck
  2. “After scolding one’s cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference.” ~ Charlotte Gray
  3. “What then remains, but well our power to use,
    And keep good-humor still whate’er we lose?
    And trust me, dear, good-humor can prevail,
    When airs, and flights, and screams, and scolding fail.” ~ Alexander Pope
  4. “Critic’s delight: scolding the Mighty Dead.” ~ Mason Cooley

  5. “There are people who are known to be very liberal, yet they never give without scolding or pride or even insolence.” ~ John Calvin
  6. “In life, when you start to fall, you don’t have to go crazy, scolding yourself and further throwing yourself off balance. Instead, simply make adjustments.” ~ Brenda Strong
  7. “Coaches know that a parent publicly scolding his kid after a race will not help the athlete perform better.” ~ Don Kardong
  8. “Certainly, truth should be strenuous and bold; but the strongest things are not always the noisiest, as any one may see who compares scolding with logic.” ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin

  9. “I have always been the dunce, the never-do-well of the family, I’ve always have to pay double for my deeds, first with the scolding and then again because of the way my feelings are hurt.” ~ Anne Frank
  10. “Scolding must be very, very fun, otherwise children would be allowed to do it. It is not because children don’t have what it takes to scold. You need only three things, really. You need time, to think up scolding things to say. You need effort, to put these scolding things in a good order, so that the scolding can be more and more insulting to the person being scolded. And you need chutzpah, which is a word for the sort of show-offy courage it takes to stand in front of someone and give them a good scolding, particularly if they are exhausted and sore and not in the mood to hear it.” ~ Daniel Handler
  11. “When she can’t bring me to heal with scolding, she bends me to shape with guilt.” ~ Libba Bray
  12. “You can’t be a bad boy without somebody scolding you.” ~ David Rasche

  13. “Probably no strychnine has sent as many husbands into their graves as mealtime scolding has, and nothing has driven more men into the arms of other women as the sound of a shrill whine at table.” ~ M. F. K. Fisher
  14. “What I didn’t really understand, but then I thought this makes perfect sense, as well – was how many people responded to it by being like, “It was just so nice to take a break.” Because even the humor – the great stuff that Samantha Bee and John Oliver and Seth Meyers are doing – it’s all anger humor. And for somebody to say, “Hey, we’re all idiots,” and just be able to laugh at ourselves and be able to connect through that. It’s always about connecting with someone, never about scolding them. The only thing I knew right upfront is we’re not going after [Donald] Trump supporters.” ~ Joss Whedon
  15. “Epitaph on a scolding wife by her husband: Here my poor Bridget’s corpse doth lie, she is at rest – and so am I!” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  16. “Rash and incessant scolding runs into custom and renders itself despised.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  17. “I do not like punishments. You will never torture a child into duty; but a sensible child will dread the frown of a judicious mother more than all the rods, dark rooms, end scolding school-mistresses in the universe.” ~ Henry Kirke White
  18. “What elevates the human soul and empowers it to live in the fullness of its created purpose is not religious intimidation or new rules or an anxiety induced by spiritual scoldings. It is faith in the promise that the enjoyment sin brings is fleeting and futile, but at God’s right hand, and in the presence of His radiant glory, are pleasures evermore (Ps. 16:11).” ~ Sam Storms
  19. “Your daughter is doing well here. I’ve been overseeing her training.” Since when does “overseeing” include throwing knives at me and scolding me at every opportunity?” ~ Veronica Roth
  20. “Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

  21. “When the only form of cultural commentary Christians offer is moral condemnation, no wonder we come across to non-believers as angry and scolding.” ~ Nancy Pearcey
  22. “Unjust. How many times I’ve used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don’t have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice.” ~ Lillian Hellman
  23. “Children need directing and teaching what is right in a kind, affectionate manner How often we see parents demand obedience, good behavior, kind words, pleasant looks, a sweet voice and a bright eye from a child or children when they themselves are full of bitterness and scolding! How inconsistent and unreasonable this is!” ~ Brigham Young
  24. “Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown-up children are your best friends.” ~ Chanakya

  25. “Drinking with women is as unnatural as scolding with ’em.” ~ William Wycherley
  26. “Gray imagined Kat scolding her husband in an operatic duet that has been going on between husbands and wives for ages, that eternal mix of exasperation and love.” — James Rollins” ~ James Rollins
  27. “Like the Sweetness of Gardenias Mother, you died 15 years ago. pain, a rapier, cut until, finally, there was just peace like the sweetness of gardenias in the crystal vase on your yellow kitchen table. so fragrant. your voice lingers in my ear reminding, scolding, guiding a pleasant mantra of tenderness, magic words that move my palms, your palms. together we are molding, helping, creating. in the mirror I see your eyes, your beautiful brown circles looking back, so radiant. “don’t forget me,” you whispered the day you died. I won’t.” ~ Wallace Stevens
  28. “The scolding voice is her own, so abrasive and quick, yet so powerless to move her.” ~ Carol Shields

  29. “Because I’m stern and scolding [the characters] sometimes, I’m sure I’ll get a ton of grief.” ~ Clark Gregg
  30. “Mother, when your children are irritable, do not make them more so by scolding and fault-finding but correct their irritability by good nature and mirthfulness. Irritability comes from errors in food, bad air, too little sleep, a necessity for change of scene and surroundings; from confinement in close rooms, and lack of sunshine.” ~ Herbert Spencer
  31. “The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” ~ Samuel Butler
  32. “Most mothers kiss and scold together.” ~ Pearl S. Buck

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