Quotation Explorer - 'Contentment'

A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment. - American Proverb
Contentment is the foundation of true Happiness. The Happiness that comes from fulfilling desires can never be permanent.- - RVM
The greatest life is the joy of contentment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The hidden hand of contentment is in the rewards of the gratified. The hidden hand of bliss is in the rewards of the tranquil. The hidden hand of happiness is in the rewards of the elated. The hidden hand of joy is in the rewards of the jubilant. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Ultimately, contentment is more a shift in attitude than a change in circumstances.
Never let them try out this gratitude, for they would immediately discover that it supplies the first and most important component to happiness: Contentment. - Geoffrey Wood
Prayer can solve more problems, alleviate more suffering, prevent more transgression, and bring about greater peace and contentment in the human soul than can be obtained in any other way. - Thomas S. Monson
gratitudenoun \ˈgra-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\ 1. The word thrown in your face by people who covet what you want and believe that your lack of contentment is a sin. Often, these people believe success is what you have already and obtaining anything else is optional, but not required. - Shannon L. Alder
All those who love Nature she loves in return, and will richly reward, not perhaps with the good things, as they are commonly called, but with the best things of this world-not with money and titles, horses and carriages, but with bright and happy thoughts, contentment and peace of mind. - John Lubbock
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. - Lao Tzu
It is lack of contentment that leads to corruption. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Think of a world where Detachment, Gratitude and Empathy were subjects included in every grade school’s curriculum. A new generation would emerge with an attitude of peace, contentment and an overall appreciation for everything and everyone - Gary Hopkins
Happiness is a choice, because being so much blessed doesn't make you happy, contentment does. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Happiness grows best in the soil of contentment. - Tim Fargo
When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.
Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have. - Anonymous
Pegging your contentment to the overall state of the world rather than of your own life: the basis of morality, or a sort of madness? - Alain de Botton
Courage uncovers strength, grace reveals beauty, vulnerability expresses humility, inner peace reflects contentment - Millen Livis
So much in life depends on our attitude. The way we choose to see things and respond to others makes all the difference. To do the best we can and then to choose to be happy about our circumstances, whatever they may be, can bring peace and contentment. - Thomas S. Monson
The greatest life is joy of contentment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Pride is a spiritual Cancer: It eats up the very possibilty of love, or contentment, or even common sense. - C. S. Lewis
When the symphony of life fills your heart, the chorus of contentment joins in. - Tom Althouse
Alchemy is the process of changing lead into gold. Inner alchemy (personal transformation) occurs when we clear our clutter—internal and external—and let go of things that no longer serve us well. This creates balance and space, a place that nurtures contentment, which I believe is true success. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
All I ever think about day and night is-how can I make a difference in the lives of others, how can I provide an ounce of contentment and happiness? - Charmaine J Forde
Dreams aren't only an illusion to put you into a subconsciously pleasurable state of mind for the time being, but also a pathway to gain complete contentment. - Mehek Bassi
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion. - Robert Southey
I think instead [of happiness] we should be working for contentment... an inner sense of fulfillment that's relatively independent of external circumstances. - Andrew Weil
Contentment is the spirit of joyful existence. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Hope combined with action is the only thing that will bring you contentment. - Shannon L. Alder
Life is contentment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To seek contentment is to release the novelty that lies within monotony - Ilyas Kassam
It doesn't matter whether you do small or big Job; what matters is job Contentment. - Mohith Agadi
Donate your blood from your heart to save life. Life will donate you hearts full of love, blood and contentment in return. - Munia Khan
With you it's different, There isn't a catostrophic emotion of endorphines, but there is a silent feeling of contentment & peace. I won't deny I have my fears, but your worth the discovery. - Nikki Rowe
No matter what you’re facing, embrace life in trust and contentment based on your faith in Jesus. - Elizabeth George
The day I realized that sunshine doesn't satisfy everyone. It gave me an understanding of true contentment, which will always be found internally. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Contentment achieve inwardly change outer realities - Kishore Bansal
Those who face that which is actually before them, unburdened by the past, undistracted by the future, these are they who live, who make the best use of their lives; these are those who have found the secret of contentment. - Alban Goodier
Contentment - being happy while doing something - and complacency - being happy while doing nothing - are entirely different. - Adam Smith
Joy is a deeply felt contentment that transcends difficult circumstances and derives maximum enjoyment from every good experience. - Charles R. Swindoll
Follow the dreams that your heart visualizes, as what you actually see is just an illusion of temporary contentment. - Vikrmn
Every book purchase made from Amazon is a vote for a culture without content and without contentment. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Give yourself the love and attention you desire, it's the starting point of contentment. - Rob Liano
To feel that one has a place in life solves half the problems of contentment.
Life’s contentment is like an abstract edifice with a domed ceiling of insanity - Munia Khan
Contentment is the foundation of true Happiness. The Happiness that comes from fulfilling desires can never be permanent. - RVM
Life is contentment not a competition. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God's wise and fatherly disposal in every condition. - Jeremiah Burroughs
Life, liberty and the pursuit of gratitude, now that would’ve worked. They would have been readily led to contentment, which would’ve then better lead them on to happiness. - Geoffrey Wood
I must die. Must I then die lamenting? I must be put in chains. Must I then also lament? I must go into exile. Does any man then hinder me from going with smiles and cheerfulness and contentment? - Epictetus
...there is more good in contentment, than there is in the thing that you would fain have to cure your discontent... - Jeremiah Burroughs
You know that the pursuit of worldly things does not bring contentment. Find satisfaction in becoming a worker among the Lord's workers - Binye Vincent
Contentment is a state of happiness and satisfaction. The choices we make are our own decisions for how we want to live our life. - Ellen J. Barrier
Contentment is the joy of life - Lailah Gifty Akita
Whether you choose left or right path,but the destination should have the contentment of Soul"- - Samar Sudha
I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been born in God's thought, and then made by God is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking."This is a prayer of contentment - C.S. Lewis
If I were to complain about complainers. Am I a culprit comparable conveyor? Let go of the anger. It’s crimping my colossal contentment. - JT Sanz
Please write again soon. Though my own life is filled with activity, letters encourage momentary escape into others lives and I come back to my own with greater contentment. - Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Success is a trophy, a title, something gained, attained or retained. Fulfilment, true happiness, contentment.... bliss is the gift of the self-realised. That is the real prize. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Contentment is the joy of the soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
But what if all the tranquility, all the comfort, all the contentment were now to come to a horrifying end? - Franz Kafka
God says only one thing if you want to have attachment towards worldly life; go ahead and get attached to it; or else, get attached to Me. If you get attached to Me, you will get permanent happiness and if you get attached to the worldly life, you will not find contentment! - Dada Bhagwan
The laughter of a man is the contentment of God.
On an even subtler dimension, clarity, intuitive knowledge and contentment are primarily determined by chemical and hormonal balances in the body and brain. Most of this is entirely manipulable through fairly simple physical exercises that anyone can do. - Darrell Calkins
Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace. - Todd Stocker
A bowl of diligence and perseverance, a cup of faith and a pinch of inspiration mixed with a spoon of contentment are the ingredients of a delicious success. Cook yours well. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
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