60+ Best Contentment Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Contentment is happiness and satisfaction, often because you have everything you need:. Profoundly inspirational contentment quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Contentment Quotes

Contentment does not come from achievement. It comes from a relationship with the Lord. Paul Henderson

Disappointment is a sticky one, because no one can steal contentment, joy, gratitude, or peace – we have to give it away. Kristin Armstrong

I find it very difficult just to sit. I would love to learn how to do that with contentment. Hume Cronyn

Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. Oprah Winfrey

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

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. Charles Spurgeon

We should purify our innate well of contentment – what a wonderful expression – and then external things will be in harmony with us. Eckhart Tolle

Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace. Todd Stocker

My main job is to live with deep contentment, joy, and confidence in my everyday experience of life with God. Everything else is job number two. John Ortberg

The greatest wealth is to live content with little. Plato

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I don’t have everything I want but I have everything I need. That’s contentment. James MacDonald

Contentment is work so engrossing that you do not know that you are working. Donald Hall

I am content; that is a blessing greater than riches; and he to whom that is given need ask no more. Henry Fielding

There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honor in humility. Abu Bakr

Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor. Benjamin Franklin

This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification. Hermann Hesse

Amazing Contentment Quotes

If there is any one thing that will bring peace and contentment into the human heart, and into the family, it is to live within our means. Heber J. Grant

There is no end of craving. Hence contentment alone is the best way to happiness. Therefore, acquire contentment. Swami Sivananda

I don’t look for bliss, just contentment. Alison Krauss

Contentment consists not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire. Thomas Fuller

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

Hope combined with action is the only thing that will bring you contentment. Shannon L. Alder

Search for contentment in each person you meet. Steve Maraboli

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. Epicurus

From labor health, from health contentment spring; contentment opes the source of every joy. James Beattie

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

Contentment does not come from achievement. Paul Henderson

True contentment comes with empathy. Tim Finn

There’s satisfaction and contentment in direction. Manivannan

Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness. – William E. Gladstone

Education was not about consumption, but about contentment with less and less. This is what Buddha taught and this is what the Vedas say. Sonam Wangchuk

All religions try to benefit people, with the same basic message of the need for love and compassion, for justice and honesty, for contentment. Dalai Lama

One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers. Eugene O’Neill

It’s up to us to choose contentment and thankfulness now—and to stop imagining that we have to have everything perfect before we’ll be happy. Joanna Gaines

Yet better for one of my nature to have it that way than to have life a peaceful, placid flow of quiet contentment. I must have days of rushing excitement. Dawn Powell

Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence. Thomas Chandler Haliburton

A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. James E. Faust

Contentment is the only real wealth. Alfred Nobel

The Christian experiences and lives a paradox. He possesses joy in sorrow, fulfillment in exile, light in darkness, peace in turmoil, consolation in dryness, contentment in pain and hope in desolation. Mother Angelica

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

Top Contentment Quotes

At some point, you gotta let go, and sit still, and allow contentment to come to you. Elizabeth Gilbert

Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness. Pearl S. Buck

One often learns more from ten days of agony than ten years of contentment. Merle Shain

The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment. Doug Larson

As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent. Anthony Trollope

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

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

You say, ‘If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.’ You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled. Charles Spurgeon

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare. Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

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

If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be content to take their own and depart. Socrates

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them. John Stuart Mill

True humility is contentment. Henri Frederic Amiel

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man’s happiness really lies in contentment. Mahatma Gandhi

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

Self-esteem is crucial to how much or how little contentment you feel at the end of your life. Mark Goulston

Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty. Socrates

True contentment is not having everything, but in being satisfied with everything you have. Oscar Wilde

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