Quotation Explorer - 'Contented'

If we cannot be contented with our current lives and possessions, then we are feeding an appetite that no amount of money will ever satiate. - Breanna Sampson
One honest John Tompkins, a hedger & ditcher, Although he was poor, did not want to be richer;For all such vain wishes in him were preventedBy a fortunate habit of being contented. - Jane Taylor
It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are. - Sir James MacKintosh
A contented mind is a continual feast. - American Proverb
For some things, my patience overflows; For contented ignorance, I have but a drop. - Andrea L'Artiste
Statistically, the probability of any one of us being here is so small that the mere fact of our existence should keep us all in a state of contented dazzlement. - Lewis Thomas
If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence every one must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart. - Solon
Cheerfulness means a contented spirit, a pure heart, a kind and loving disposition; it means humility and ~ charity, a generous appreciation of others, and a modest opinion of self. - William Makepeace Thackeray
Be contented when you have got all you want. - Holbrook Jackson
Freedom hath a thousand charms to show, That slaves however contented never know.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have. - Socrates
When you are unhappy, is there anything more maddening than to be told that you should be contented with your lot? - Kathleen Norris
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more. - Charles Lamb
Those who believe and their hearts become calm and contented with the remembrance of Allah...know that it is the remembrance of Allah alone that brings rest to the hearts.(The Qur'an-surah ar-R'ad;28) - Anonymous
Be contented as what you are even if it is big or small, great or not, 'cause it's still a blessings. - Jillbert Sumbidan
It's good to be contented but it's better to strive harder. - Mari Mar Manuel
Success is not measured on what you earn, it is how you manage to be happy, benevolent and contented with your life. - Sherwin Salinas
Those who know the true use of money, and regulate the measure of wealth according to their needs, live contented with few things. - Baruch Spinoza
A contented mind is the best source for trouble. - Titus Maccius Plautus
Statistically the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you would think the mere possibility of existence would keep us all in a contented dazzlement of surprise. - Lewis Thomas
Get on stage. A lot. Try stuff. Make your best stab and keep stabbing. If it's there in your heart, it will eventually find its way out. Or you will give up and have a prudent, contented life doing something else. - Raymond Joseph Teller
Be contented with the things of the world. Develop greed for God. - Radhe Maa
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