120 Quotes About Contentment

  • "Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not. We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them."

    - John Henry Newman
    Topics: Contentment


  • "God, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Contentment, God, Rest


  • "True contentment is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Apathy, Discontentment


  • "If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a glass slipper on a gouty foot."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Contentment, Comfort


  • "I have held many things in my hands, and have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess."

    - Martin Luther
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best."

    - John C. Maxwell
    Topics: Contentment, Perseverance


  • "We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction."

    - Harry Ironside
    Topics: Praise, Thankfulness, Discontentment


  • "We must do our business faithfully; without trouble or disquiet, recalling our mind to GOD mildly, and with tranquility, as often as we find it wandering from Him."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Contentment, Business


  • "He who is able to accept everything gladly from the Lord - including darkness, dryness, flatness - and completely disregard self is he who lives for Him."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Contentment


  • "If the sun of God's countenance shine upon me, I may well be content to be wet with the rain of affliction."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Contentment, Affliction


  • "The very nature of Joy makes nonsense of our common distinction between having and wanting."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Contentment, Joy


  • "As long as a man is alive and out of hell, he cannot have any cause to complain."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Let your prayer for temporal blessings be strictly limited to things absolutely necessary."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Prayer, Contentment


  • "Real contentment must come from within. You and I cannot change or control the world around us, but we can change and control the world within us."

    - Warren Wiersbe
    Topics: Contentment, Change



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