Contentment Quotes, Sayings about Satisfaction

I moaned because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.

Submitted by: rotzooi on November 16, 2007

My to-do list for today:
– Count my blessings
– Practice kindness
– Let go of what I can’t control
– Listen to my heart
– Be productive yet calm
– Just breathe

Be thankful that you are on your feet. There are people who can’t even walk down the street.

Submitted by: RVM on December 28, 2014

Someone else is happy with less than what you have.

Always appreciate what you have. There is always someone out there who wishes that had what you have.

God give me nothing I wanted. He gave me everything I needed.

Submitted by: Yuvi on January 31, 2013

Want to find a perfect person for you?
Be contented.

Submitted by: Lei on November 25, 2007

If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Today, I will look around & enjoy all the beautiful things that are around me rather than yearn for things that are beyond my control & become miserable.

Submitted by: RVM on January 29, 2014

Contentment is a realization that life is a GIFT and not a RIGHT.

Submitted by: Jayson on July 6, 2010

Life is not hard, it’s us making it hard, because we want more than what we deserve.

Submitted by: Naqibullah Paiman on September 29, 2013

When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
Lao Tzu

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything.

People are never happy with what they have. They want what they had. Or what others have.


Wishing things were different is a great way to torture yourself.

Life is better if you are satisfied and happy with what you do and what you have.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee on May 7, 2013

If you can’t be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.

Stop looking for reasons to be unhappy. Focus on the things you do have, and the reasons you should be happy.

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

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
Oscar Wilde

Someone else is happy with less than what you have.

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

Submitted by: Dr T.P.Chia on January 14, 2016

People are always looking for more and forget about what they already have.


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

A man may be happy anywhere that knows how to be contented.
– Wellins Calcott

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

Happy are those who take life day by day, complain very little and are thankful for the little things in life.

That best of blessings, a contented mind

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