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55 Contentment Quotes

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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Contentment is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and a happy purchase

John Balguy Quotes

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Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he who, secure within, can say, tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.

John Dryden Quotes

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The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.

Lin Yu-t'ang Quotes

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The contented man can be happy with what appears to be useless.

Hung Ko Quotes

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Patience is the key to contentment.

Mohammed Quotes

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If you can look back on your life with contentment, you have one of man's most precious gifts -- a selective memory.

Jim Fiebig Quotes

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It is not our circumstances that create our discontent or contentment. It is us.

Vivian Greene Quotes

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Whenever my condition was improved, instead of its increasing my contentment, it only increased my desire to be free, and set me to thinking of plans to gain my freedom.

Frederick Douglass Quotes

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Contentment is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and a happy purchase.

John Balguy Quotes

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He that is well paid is well satisfied.

William Shakespeare Quotes

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They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino Quotes

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A man who is contented with what he has done will never become famous for what he will do.

Fred Estabrook Quotes

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Nothing contributes more to a person's peace of mind than having no opinions at all.

G. C. Lichtenberg Quotes

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

James Mackintosh Quotes

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To the right, books; to the left, a tea-cup. In front of me, the fireplace; behind me, the post. There is no greater happiness than this.

Teiga Quotes

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Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills 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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The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.

Lin Yutang Quotes

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A man who is contented with what he has done will never become famous for what he will do.

Fred Estabrook Quotes

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One who is contented with what he has done will never become famous for what he will do. He has lain down to die, and the grass is already over him.

Christian Nestell Bovee Quotes

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One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.

Eugene O'Neill Quotes

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Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.

Thomas C. Haliburton Quotes

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There are two kinds of discontent in this world. The discontent that works, and the discontent that wrings its hands. The first gets what it wants. The second loses what it has. There's no cure for the first, but success and there's no cure at all for the second.

Gordon Graham Quotes

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If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.

Plautus Quotes

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