Contentment Quotes (28) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of Contentment. Contentment is the acknowledgement and satisfaction of reaching capacity. The level of capacity reached may be sought after, expected, desired, or simply predetermined as the level in which provides contentment.

"Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy."           
~ Lao Tzu Quotes

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

“We need much less than we think we need.”
~ Maya Angelou

“Happiness is not a's a by-product of a life well lived.”
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“At some point, you gotta let go, and sit still, and allow contentment to come to you.”
~ Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.”
~ Pearl S. Buck

“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”
~ Plato

“Search for contentment in each person you meet.”
~ Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”
~ Dale Carnegie

"Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well."
~ Buddha              

"Take what you have and make what you want."
~ Hilda Charlton  

"Abundance is not a number or acquisition. It is the simple recognition of enoughness." 
~ Alan Cohen       

"Suppose you read about a pill that you could take once a day to reduce anxiety and increase your contentment. Would you take it? Suppose further that the pill has a great variety of side effects, all of them good: increased self-esteem, empathy, and trust; it even improves memory. Suppose, finally, that the pill is all natural and costs nothing. Now would you take it? The pill exists. It is meditation." 
~ Jonathan Haidt

"Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content." 
~ Helen Keller     

"Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you."
~ Lao Tzu

"Hell is not fire and brimstone, not a place where you are punished for lying or cheating or stealing. Hell is wanting to be something and somewhere different from where you are."       
~ Stephen Levine              

"Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have." 
~ Doris Mortman

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

"Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty."         
~ Socrates             

"It is not how much we have but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness."   
~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon         

"Contentment is a state of grace, a state of peace and happiness, appreciation and enjoyment for what is, right now. Desires, in contrast, can never be satisfied. Once we get what we crave, we soon find it less satisfying than we expected, so we strive for something else. The only escape from this perpetual wheel of want is to discover the contentment and perfection we already have."     
~ Gillian Stokes   

"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone."    
~ Neale Donald Walsch   

"Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others."     
~ Marianne Williamson   

"Joy is a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace – a connection to what matters."          
~ Oprah Winfrey

"When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, 'Oh yes - I already have everything that I really need.'"
~ Dalai Lama

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

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


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