Contentment Quotes

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

When we cannot find contentment in ourselves it is useless to seek it elsewhere. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld

True humility is contentment. Henri Frederic Amiel

Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty. Socrates

True contentment is a real, even an active, virtue, not only affirmative but creative. It is the power of getting out of any situation all there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare. G K Chesterton

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

Happiness is open to all, since, when you boil it down, it merely consists of contentment with what you have got and doing what you can for other people. Sir Robert Baden-Powell

We shall be made truly wise if we be made content; content, too, not only with what we can understand, but content with what we do not understand – the habit of mind which theologians call, and rightly, faith in God. Charles Kingsley