Contentment Quotes, Sayings about Satisfaction

There are two ways to get enough.
One is to to continue to accumulate more and more.
The other is to desire less.
G.K. Chesterton

I complained to God about having a husky voice,
Then I remembered about the deaf one.
Be contented.

Submitted by: christine ugay

Love came up to me showing me that a contented mind is best for growth.

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

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

A Sunday well- spent brings a week of content.

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Joseph Addison

That best of blessings, a contented mind

Sometimes the greenest grass is right beneath your feet.

Submitted by: Phil Bubnis

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


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

There is no treasure equal to contentment and no virtue equal to fortitude.
– Sarada Devi

Contentment is the capital which will never diminish.
– Ali bin Abu- Talib

Contentment is the greatest form of wealth.
– Acharya Nagarjuna

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

When we cannot find contentment in ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
– François de La Rochefoucauld

When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.

Pleasures that we seek are not happiness at its peak. For it is contentment that gives true fulfillment.

Submitted by: RVM

Instead of focusing on what’s missing, learn to appreciate what’s there.

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


Fortify thyself with contentment: that is an impregnable stronghold.

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

There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.
– Salvador Dalí

I don’t want to own anything that won’t fit into my coffin.
– Fred A. Allen

Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.

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