Contentment Quotes, Sayings about Satisfaction

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

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.


Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have.

Opinions are neither required nor desired !! Live for your heart’s content not for others’ compliments.

Submitted by: indu sri

A contented man is never poor. A humble man is never arrogant.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Dr T.P.Chia

Those who crave are sure to take disappointments to their grave.

Submitted by: RVM

Better to be happy with the cod fish in your plate now, than to linger for the taste of a tuna that is still swimming in the sea.

Submitted by: Dennis E. Adonis

If you can’t be a superstar, be a star.

Submitted by: Burton Mwakatumbula

True humility is contentment.
– Henri Frederic Amiel

True contentment comes with empathy.
– Tim Finn

What he had not learned, however, was this: to find contentment in himself and his own life.
– Hermann Hesse

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

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