Friday, 11 November 2016

Contentment

Content is the Philosopher's Stone, that turns all it touches into Gold. - Benjamin Franklin

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

Contentment is both the fruit and the tree. - Dave Ramsey

Contentment is not escape from the battle, but rather an abiding peace and confidence in the midst of the battle. - Warren W. Wiersbe

Contentment is not resignation. A contented person is not a defeated person. True contentment never asks, "Why bother? What is the point?" Neither does true contentment equal an excuse for inaction.... Contentment doesn't wring its hands; it wrings every bit of good out of every situation. - Marcia Ford

Contentment with our lot is an element of happiness. - Aesop

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. - Ann Brashares

It pays to be content with your lot. - Aesop

Most of us won't be contented with our lot until it's a lot more. - Unknown

The contented person can never be ruined. - Chinese Proverb

The discontented man finds no easy chair. - Benjamin Franklin

The greatest wealth is to live content with little. - Plato

The utmost we can hope for in this world is Contentment; if we aim at anything higher, we shall meet with nothing but grief and disappointment. - Wellins Calcott

The wise man contents himself with what he has, until such time as he invents something better. - Jose Saramago

True contentment is not passive satisfaction: it is understanding why there is nothing further to be desired. - Ellis Heywood

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