Contentment Quotes And Sayings


Contentment Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of contentment quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

God may allow His servant to succeed when He has disciplined him to a point where he does not need to succeed to be happy. The man who is elated by success and is cast down by failure is still a carnal man. At best his fruit will have a worm in it.”
– A W Tozer

“I spend a lot of time doing carpentry. Sometimes there is nothing that gives me the contentment that sawing a piece of wood does.”
– Abbas Kiarostami

“There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.”
– Abu Bakr 

“Being content is perhaps no less easy than playing the violin well: and requires no less practice.” 
– Alain De Botton

“Pegging your contentment to the overall state of the world rather than of your own life: the basis of morality, or a sort of madness?” 
– Alain De Botton

“I’m not “happy” but I’m not unhappy about it.” 
– Alan Bennett

“Contentment is the only real wealth“ 
– Albert Nobel

“The world is always greater than your desires; plenty is never enough.”
– Aleksandar Hemon

“A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy.” 
– Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world. There is only the comparison of one state with another.” 
– Alexandre Dumas

“I don’t look for bliss, just contentment.”
– Alison Krauss 

“we’re all golden sunflowers inside.” 
– Allen Ginsberg

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.” 
– Ann Brashares

“The happier person is one, that acknowledges and accepts life won’t get any better than this.” 
– Anthony Liccione

“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.”
– Anthony Trollope 

“If the Giver gives you a hill to plough, don’t level it.”
– Arabian Proverb

“There is no health in those who are displeased by an element in Your creation, just as there was none in me when I was displeased by many things You had made. Because my soul didn’t dare to say that my God displeased me, it refused to attribute to You whatever was displeasing.” 
– Augustine of Hippo

“We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.”
– Bernard Williams 

“It takes more distress and poison to kill someone who has peace of mind and loves life.”
– Bernie Siegel

“Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.”
– Bertolt Brecht

“?”I’m in a win-win playoff. ” Response of a Christian dying of cancer at thirty on the prospect of miraculous healing.” 
– Billy Graham

“There are enough resources in the world for everyone.” 
– Bryant McGill

Progress and healing involves seeing every person as not so different from ourselves.” 
– Bryant McGill

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”
– Buddha 

“Man never has what he wants, because what he wants is everything.”
– C M Ramuz

“‘You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,’ said Aslan. ‘And that is both honor enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor on earth. Be content.’”
– C S Lewis

“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.”
– Chanakya 

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

“It will be your duty, and it will be your pleasure too to estimate her (as you chose her) by the qualities that she has, and not by the qualities she may not have.” 
– Charles Dickens

“You say, ‘If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.’ You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.” 
– Charles H. Spurgeon

Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.” 
– Charles M. Schulz

“Joy is a deeply felt contentment that transcends difficult circumstances and derives maximum enjoyment from every good experience.” 
– Charles R. Swindoll

“Deep, contended joy comes from a place of complete security and confidence [in God] – even in the midst of trial.” 
– Charles R. Swindoll

“With a philosophy education, one can infuriate his peers, intimidate his date, think of obscure, unreliable ways to make money, and never regret a thing.” 
– Criss Jami

“The ultimate story of success: When a nobody, who has never once in his entire life known the feeling of being remembered or respected, suddenly snaps and becomes a world dictator. On one hand it sounds just, but on the other, it illustrates the reason why a prosperity message has and needs its limitations.” 
– Criss Jami

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