Quotation Explorer - 'Content'

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
More the makers tweak the real life's truth and fact, more they make the reel movie's content weak in fact. - Anuj Somany
FAMOUS, adj. Conspicuously miserable. Done to a turn on the iron, behold Him who to be famous aspired. Content? Well, his grill has a plating of gold, And his twistings are greatly admired. Hassan Brubuddy - Ambrose Bierce
Never be content to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. Your rights could be next. - DaShanne Stokes
I would request that my body in death be buried not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it, just as I have dined upon flora and fauna during my lifetime - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Every book purchase made from Amazon is a vote for a culture without content and without contentment. - Ursula K. Le Guin
This is what reading is like to me. It's finding a spring in the midst of a barren land. Just when I think I might up and die of thirst, I stumble onto this fresh, cold water, and I'm suddenly given this new life because I can-and do-drink to my heart's content. - Beverly Lewis
Poor is the man whom is not content with what he has. - Rita Gonzalez
We must be content to grow slowly. Most of us will still barely be at the beginning of our recovery by the time we die. But that is better than killing ourselves pretending to be healthy. - Simon Tugwell
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
My writing, it’s my way of making sense of everything. My way to feel whole. May I never be complete and may I never feel content please, let me always have the need, always have the urge to write. - Charlotte Eriksson
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. - Benjamin Franklin
A man must...not be content to do things well, but must also aim to do them gracefully. - Giovanni della Casa
I’m sure there are people who are content to run errands and report for work on time and wait, with an enlivening eagerness, for the lunch bell. I wish them well. They have, however, never been the subjects of novels, and in all likelihood, will never be. - Michael Cunningham
Whoever thou art that, not content with a moderate condition, imaginest happiness in royal magnificence, and dreamest that command or riches can feed the appetite of novelty with perpetual gratifications, survey the Pyramids, and confess thy folly! - Samuel Johnson
A science fiction story is a story built around human beings, with a human problem and a human solution, which would not have happened at all without its scientific content. - Theodore Sturgeon
The greatest wealth is to live content with little. - Plato
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties. - Sir Francis Bacon
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content. - Paul Valery
I don’t want content. I want slight fear. Anxiety. I want a longing devotion for a twist of absence. The feeling of complete isn’t quite pleasing. - Dominic Riccitello
Joy of life is to be content. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. - Samuel Johnson
Content is King. Promotion is Queen - Bob Mayer
Entrepreneurship is like a weighing machine whose load content should tilt towards passion to solve a pressing need, more than passion to make money. - Auliq-Ice
When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the marjority of men live content. - Niccolo Machiavelli
He that commends me to mine own content Commends me to the thing I cannot get. - William Shakespeare
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
Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen - Horace Mann
Success shouldn't be revenge or a way to overwhelm the naysayers. If that is your reason, you are far from being content. - Unarine Ramaru
Sir, I am a true laborer. I earn that I eat, get that I wear, owe no man hate, envy no man's happiness, glad of other men's good, content with my harm and the greatest of my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. - William Shakespeare
We must steel ourselves against utopias and be content with a slightly better state. - Will Durant
Réduites à des théories générales, les mathématiques seraient une belle forme sans contenu.Reduced to general theories, mathematics would be a beautiful form without content. - Henri Lebesgue
Consuming the content and culture of creatives does not make one a creative. Creating makes a creative. - Ryan Lilly
A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel's work and is on the road to being a scoundrel. - José Martí
Patience is the key to content.
I know death is coming, and I do not fear it. I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state. I am grateful for the gifts of intelligence, love, wonder and laughter. You can't say it wasn't interesting. - Roger Ebert
She influenced by the positivism of her race, was gazing into the future. While he was content with the present moment, not caring to know what would be the end of their love - Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Don't get caught in the trap of always "Needing" something. Needing something always projects your mind into the future as if you have it and is the opposite of gratitude. Be content in the present moment. - Matthew Donnelly
Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day. - Voltaire
We cannot view the world through another being's eyes. Love is knowing, without a doubt, another's perception of the world and being content with having no evidence.
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. - Lao Tzu
It's hard to be content with your life, when you know the world has so much more to offer. - Bushra Khanum
If you go through life expecting nothing chances are you'll be content most of the time. - Mark W. Boyer
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations. - Charles de Montesquieu
Do not expect to arrive at certainty in every subject which you pursue. There are a hundred things wherein we mortals. . . must be content with probability, where our best light and reasoning will reach no farther.
Optimism is the content of small men in high places. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Behind every successful woman(author) is a non-demanding husband content with a fruit-bowl. - Andy Paula
[Religion is] a fantasy [and is] completely empty of any explanatory content. It is also evil. - Peter Atkins
Some words build houses in your throat. and they live there, content and on fire. - Nayyirah Waheed
God is the Master Author of your life. He has written every page of your life story in His eternal book. It's up to you to turn up the pages and move on with the next chapter or just get yourself stuck in the same content over and over again."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
Led Zeppelin created their music from a diet of Bert Jansch, Memphis Minnie, John Fahey, Billy Fury, Phil Spector, Richard 'Rabbit' Brown, Moby Grape, Manitas De Plata and Om Kalsoum. Those who came afterwards were content with a diet of Led Zeppelin, which is not the same thing at all. - David Hepworth
To be deceived by our enemies or betrayed by our friends in insupportable; yet by ourselves we are often content to be so treated. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think interior decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
A beautiful life is a life that is content and satisfied with material possessions, and has an abundance of hope, love, laughter, kindness, and compassion. - Debasish Mridha
The ninety and nine are with dreams, content, but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true. - Edgar Allan Poe
He laid his head on Reid's shoulder and shut his eyes, buoyed toward sleep by the affectionate comb of fingers through his hair. He could stay just so, and be content for all his days. - Tamara Allen
Follow your heart, don't fear changes. Heart changes its content every second with love. - Debasish Mridha
Okay, then I’ll just say I love you. There is nothing in this world more important to me than you are. I’m only content when you’re near. My whole purpose is to be what you need me to be. It’s not poetry, but it’s from my heart. Will that do? - Colleen Houck
He is richest who is content with the least. - Socrates
Ive been waiting for this moment, The one where looking back doesn't seem fascinating anymore & looking forward doesn't seem to be the greatest seek, I am so darn content with creating and living right now that there honestly isn't any room left for the ordinary. - Nikki Rowe
The world needs more dreamers, more peak performers, more people who aren’t content settling for mediocre. It’s time to stand up and create the future and life you love. - Michelle McCullough
In order for someone to be 100% content, they must first believe it to be so. - Mark W. Boyer
Having had this kind of binge reading relationship with online content for 15 years we're starting to think 'Hang on, we only have finite time and there is infinite content'. - Seb Emina
This is the last of earth! I am content. - John Quincy Adams
Few people will understand that to love is like being able to select and read a good book. They don’t just stop at the title or the cover. They stop because...they wanted to read the content. The wanted to read each word, each sentence, each line, but most of all, what was in between the lines... - lauren klarfeld
Instead of one-way interruption, Web marketing is about delivering useful content at just the precise moment that a buyer needs it.Search, a marketing method that didn't exist a decade ago, provides the most efficient and inexpensive way for businesses to find leads. - David Honegger
Unjust laws exist: shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once? - Henry David Thoreau
He was the ocean and I was the sand, i lived content in stillness and he washed a shore everytime, as a better man. - Nikki Rowe
I would often invent this dream for myself at the edge of sleep, and then it was strange how content it would make me, how it would make peace and consolation flow, and I would close my eyes and float on it into my real dreams which were never so kind [...]. - Alice Munro
Fate would never permit happiness to a man of such talent-a content poet is a mediocre one, a happy poet is insufferable. - Rabih Alameddine
Nothing ever happens to me, " she reflected..... An older person at such an hour and in such a place might think that sufficient was happening to him, and rest content. Lucy desired more. - E.M. Forster
I have learned, in whatever state I am ,therewith to be content.
I had rather that the human race, having a certain quality in their lives, should continue for only a few centuries than that, losing freedom, friendship, dignity, and mercy, and learning to be quite content without them, they should continue for millions of millennia. - C.S. Lewis
People appear like angels until you hear them speak. You must not rush to judge people by the colour of their cloaks, but by the content of their words! - Israelmore Ayivor
Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path. - Bahá'u'lláh
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove. - Samuel Johnson
I have always put love before money, that is the reason why I am a man that is rich with love, and my heart is content with that. - Delano Johnson
I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on. - Eleanor Roosevelt
All men are in some degree impressed by the face of the world; some men even to delight. This love of beauty is taste. Others have the same love in such success that, not content with admiring, they seek to embody it in new forms. The creation of beauty is art. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
With my sometimes blunt indecent vocabulary & very vivid imagination, I wonder if I should be writing "other" kinds of content. - April Mae Monterrosa
Existenz only becomes clear through reason; reason only has content through Existenz. - Karl Jaspers
Most faculty spend a lot of time thinking about content and what to cover, but content delivery is not the core strength of a university, just as it is not for newspapers. The core strength of a university is integration. - José Antonio Bowen
One should learn to be happy and content by himself, for everything else life is there to give a perfect lesson. - raja shakeel mushtaque
Being content with what you have already is an art form that leads to a peace that can’t be replaced by anything else. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Refuse to be content with the knowledge of God. Insist on experiencing His presence. - John Paul Warren
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. - Aesop
To be content with what one has is the greatest and truest of riches. - Cicero
Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content. - Louis L'Amour
I have to live the content, then come back and write about it. - Heather Armstrong
The problem is not the content of textbooks, but the very idea of them. - Sam Wineburg
On n'est jamais content l'on est. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Who is wise? He that learns from every One. Who is powerful? He that governs his Passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. - Benjamin Franklin
Write to your heart’s content and by all means, have fun with your creation. It’s your moment to do absolutely anything within those pages. - Jennifer Murgia
Netiquette is overdelicate because kids use the internet. Adult content forms are triplicate, ASL. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
It is this mythical, or rather symbolic, content of the religious traditions which is likely to come into conflict with science. This occurs whenever this religious stock of ideas contains dogmatically fixed statements on subjects which belong in the domain of science. - Albert Einstein
If you're not content with the small things, then you won't be content with the big things. - Anthony Liccione
Happiness is when you're content with what you have and appreciate what you get with gratitude. - Debasish Mridha
The glass is neither half empty, nor half full. The glass is just a glass and it's content can perpetually change with your perception. - Jennifer Sodini
Follow your heart; don’t fear changes. With love, the heart changes its content. - Debasish Mridha
Like those in the valley behind us, most people stand in sight of the spiritual mountains all their lives and never enter them, being content to listen to others who have been there and thus avoid the hardships. - Robert M. Pirsig
If at all you must be content in life, then be content at being the best. - Auliq-Ice
Conversation is king. Content is just something to talk about. - Cory Doctorow
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I am in, therein to be content. - Helen Keller
Beware of undertaking too much at the start. Be content with quite a little. Allow for accidents. Allow for human nature, especially your own. - Arnold Bennett
Nothing is miserable unless you think it so; and on the other hand, nothing brings happiness unless you are content with it. - Jonathan Haidt
Life does not change if you only modify the content, your life will change if you will dare to alter the context. - Santosh Kalwar
I have covenanted with my Lord that He should not send visions, or dreams or even angels! I am content with this gift of the Scriptures, which teaches and supplies all that is necessary both for this life and that which is to come. - Martin Luther
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. - Ansel Adams
[Buddhism] takes us beyond a kind of self-centered narcissism because instead of identifying with the content of our experience, we identify with awareness itself. - Charlotte Kasl
You must give him time,' said her grandmother;'and you must be content not to be believed for a while. It is very hard to bear; but I have had to bear it, and shall have to bear it yet. I will take care of what Curdie thinks of you in the end. You must let him go now. - George MacDonald
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. - Benjamin Franklin
I prepared excitedly for my departure, as if this journey had a mysterious significance. I had decided to change my mode of life. "'til now," I told myself, "you have only seen the shadow and been well content with it; now, I am going to lead you into the substance."
When I’m depressed, I read Caeiro he’s my fresh air. I become very calm, content, faithful yes, I find faith in God, and in the soul’s transcendent living smallness, after reading the poems by that ungodly anti-humanist who goes unsurpassed on earth. - Álvaro de Campos
He had a heart that could have held the empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar.
It's very important that we start creating new content again. We can only build on nostalgia so much before we have nothing left to build on. - Joss Whedon
When we perform at our highest level of potential, we are content. Because we have given I best in what we enjoy doing. - Ellen J. Barrier
Be like the flower, content with its nature. - Seth D.
Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content, The quiet mind is richer than a crown... - Robert Greene
If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid. - Epictetus
Always be excited about your life. Try to find and create beauty in and around you. Give away your love and smiles as much as you can. Be content and happy with what you have. - Debasish Mridha
Whatever confronts your faith can be a test but if it stands to oppose the content of your personality and the validity of your convictions then it's threat. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
Walking alone, I sing to myself and am content. - Marty Rubin
Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. - Doris Mortman
Its not the content nor context,rather, its the character that masses heed to. - Arap yegon chitabkoret
The ideal adventurer needs... the quality of not being content to mind his own affairs... - P.G. Wodehouse
Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.
'T is better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. - William Shakespeare
Who is rich? He who is content. Who is that? Nobody. - Benjamin Franklin
Typos are very important to all written form. It gives the reader something to look for so they aren't distracted by the total lack of content in your writing. - Randy K. Milholland
Those who do not continuously seek knowledge are content to settle for mediocrity. - Keith Allan Moore
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Poor and content is rich, and rich enough; but riches fineless is as poor as winter to him that ever that ever fears he shall be poor. - William Shakespeare
Anyone in any walk of life who is content with mediocrity is untrue to himself and to American tradition. - George S. Patton Jr.
I am content when writing short stories. - Sarah Mazucci
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. - Socrates
The key part of your brand is a quality product. Creating exceptional content is the number one thing. - Rufus Griscom
Be not wishing and pining but thankfully content. For it is a short bridge between wanting and regret."- from "Dimpellumpzki - Richelle E. Goodrich
The artist can not serve his struggle for freedom unless he subjectively assimilates the social content, unless he feels in his very nerves its meaning and drama and freely seeks to give his own inner world incarnation in his art. - Leon Trotsky
The vitamin, mineral, metal and oil content of the human body drastically alters its reactivity to radiation exposures. - Steven Magee
There is an easy way to silence your critics; just try to do what they say you can't do. If they are still not content, do more of it! Keep doing it until you become a master. Then look around, and you will see fewer critics and many compliments! - Israelmore Ayivor
To win in life, never forget to be content competing with yourself. - Debasish Mridha
Be content to love, to dazzle in the light,If only for moments…And then be gone,With gladness in your heart,Before the creeping shadowsClaim too much your sadness at leaving. - Scott Hastie
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Our pleasures are not material pleasures, but symbols of pleasure attractively packaged but inferior in content. - Alan W. Watts
If you're in business, all the content in the world will do you no good unless it leads to a sale. - Richie Norton
Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions, there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated. - Paul Rand
Yes, content is king but excellence is his queen. ~ . - Onyi Anyado
Pampered content is a public resignation of artistic integrity. - Kevin Focke
Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station. - Joseph Addison
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. - Elbert Hubbard
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content. - Helen Keller
In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions. - William Osler
Dreams disdain fine lines and finishing touches on landscapes they content themselves with thick but representative brushstrokes. - Machado de Assis
Don't be content by just beating others expectations, beat your own expectations as well. And you should expect nothing less but to win.
it would hurt him to know she had felt that way for a while, that her relationship with him was like being content in a house but always sitting by the window and looking out. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
It’s not about the content we are creating but how much content our customers are creating for us. - Roger James Hamilton
It's not the content, but the form of thought that counts. - Orhan Pamuk
Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor. - Benjamin Franklin
Greatness, whether athletic or otherwise, doesn’t come from those content on just being but from those who seek being the difference. - Kirk Mango
I am happy and content because I think I am. - Alain-René Lesage
The true measure of your success is the degree to which within you are truly content - and the depth to which others hold you with real love and respect - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Be thankful and joyful.Be content with life.Make the most of every situation. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I have hardly anything in common with myself and should stand very quietly in a corner, content that I can breathe. - Franz Kafka
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest. - Horace
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content - Helen Keller
The happiest people are not always the richest, but they are always abundant with kindness and content with their richness - Debasish Mridha
The teacher must adopt the role of facilitator not content provider. - Lev S. Vygotsky
Language is rich, and malleable. It is a living, vibrant material, and every part of a poem works in conjunction with every other part - the content, the place, the diction, the rhythm, the tone-as well as the very sliding, floating, thumping, rapping sounds of it. - Mary Oliver
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