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55 Contentment Quotes

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.

Frederick Keonig Quotes

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You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right, it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and it's good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.

Keith Sweat Quotes

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A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.

George Moore Quotes

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Try to be like the turtle -- at ease in your own shell.

Bill Copeland Quotes

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Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.

William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes

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Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

Anonymous Quotes

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Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.

Aesop Quotes

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It is right to be contented with what we have, but never with what we are.

James Mackintosh Quotes

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Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for; and with obscurity, for being unenvied.

Plutarch Quotes

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My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.

Charles Lamb Quotes

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Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.

Scottish Proverb Quotes

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Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.

Robert Anthony Quotes

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He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.

Johann Von Goethe Quotes

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Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

Epicurus Quotes

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Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty

Socrates Quotes

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Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.

Bertolt Brecht Quotes

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We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.

Proverb Quotes

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Content is a word unknown to life; it is also a word unknown to man.

John Fowles Quotes

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Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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What makes us discontented with our condition is the absurdly exaggerated idea we have of the happiness of others.

French Proverb Quotes

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Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.

Spanish Proverb Quotes

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Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy.

Cynthia Nelms Quotes

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Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.

Socrates Quotes

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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.

Lao Tzu Quotes

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

Swami Sivananda Quotes

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