Contentment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Contentment

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Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
~By Lao Tzu ~


In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor.
~By William Ames ~


This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification.
~By Herman Hesse ~


As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
~By James K. Polk ~


From labour health, from health contentment spring; contentment opes the source of every joy.
~By James Beattie ~


Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
~By Sarah Ban Breathnach ~


Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
~By Thomas Chandler Haliburton ~


The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment.
~By Doug Larson ~


True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectation is to increase enjoyment.
~By Frances Burney ~


There is no end of craving. Hence contentment alone is the best way to happiness. Therefore, acquire contentment.
~By Sivananda ~


Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
~By Grenville Kleiser ~


Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us, the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to a man's stature as to his happiness.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


If you have easy self-contentment, you might have a very, very cheap source of happiness.
~By Leon Kass ~


Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.
~By Eugene O'Neill ~


The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school.
~By Mary Antin ~


Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


One often learns more from ten days of agony than from ten years of contentment.
~By Harold Coffin ~


There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
~By Abu Bakr ~


True contentment comes with empathy.
~By Tim Finn ~


There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.
~By Chanakya ~


Happiness, contentment, the health and growth of the soul, depend, as men have proved over and over again, upon some simple issue, some single turning of the soul.
~By George A. Smith ~


True humility is contentment.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
~By Bern Williams ~


One often learns more from ten days of agony than ten years of contentment.
~By Merle Shain ~


Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
~By Buddha ~


True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


I am sensible of the velocity of the moments, and entering that part of my head alert to the motion of the world I am aware that life was never perfect, never absolute. This bestows contentment, even a fearlessness.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


Yet better for one of my nature to have it that way than to have life a peaceful, placid flow of quiet contentment. I must have days of rushing excitement.
~By Dawn Powell ~

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