Contentment Quotes

If one's life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital: satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the elements. And finally, there is an intense delight in abandoning faulty states of mind and in cultivating helpful ones in meditation.

Dalai Lama

A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectation is to increase enjoyment.

Frances Burney

True contentment comes with empathy.

Tim Finn

Security and contentment can come only through interdependence of every man upon every other man.

Walter Russell

Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

True humility is contentment.

Henri Frederic Amiel

May this Valentine's Day be filled with love, understanding, and contentment as you journey through life with those you hold dear

Darly Henerson

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.

Lao Tzu

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.

Grenville Kleiser

Thanksgiving like contentment is a learned attribute. The person who hasn't learned to be content we will not be thankful for he lives with the delusion he deserves more or something better.

Robert Flatt

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.


Contentment is accepting the world as an imperfect place.

Anon xx

Yes, in the poor man's garden grow far more than herbs and flowers kind thoughts, contentment, peace of mind, and joy for weary hours.

Mary Howitt 1799

Contentment is accepting the world as an imperfect place.

Anon xx

Children internalize their parents' unhappiness. Fortunately, they absorb our contentment just as readily.

Lucille Dsire Ball

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