120 Quotes About Contentment

  • "Let us act on what we have, since we have not what we wish."

    - John Henry Newman
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Cast not away your confidence because God defers his performances. That which does not come in your time, will be hastened in his time, which is always the more convenient season. God will work when he pleases, how he pleases, and by what means he pleases. He is not bound to keep our time, but he will perform his word, honour our faith, and reward them that diligently seek him."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Contentment, Diligence, Rewards


  • "To play well the scenes in which we are 'on' concerns us much more than to guess about the scenes that follow it."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him requires a lot of courage and know-how."

    - Thomas Merton
    Topics: Contentment, God


  • "Mankind, by the perverse depravity of their nature, esteem that which they have most desired as of no value the moment it is possessed, and torment themselves with fruitless wishes for that which is beyond their reach."

    - Francois Fenelon
    Topics: Contentment


  • "What can this world offer comparable with that insight into spiritual things, that keen faith, that heavenly peace, that high sanctity, that everlasting righteousness, that hope of glory, which they have, who in sincerity love and follow our Lord Jesus Christ?"

    - John Henry Newman
    Topics: Contentment


  • "A cheerful look makes a dish a feast."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Contentment, Cheerfulness


  • "If the wicked flourish and thou suffer, be not discouraged; they are fatted for destruction, thou art dieted for health."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Contentment


  • "When people cast fear to the wind and spend themselves and risk their lives and fortune in the cause of God's truth, and in love for other people, then God is revealed for who He really is: infinitely valuable and satisfying--so much so that His people don't need the fleeting pleasures of sin in order to be content."

    - John Piper
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Venture not to the utmost bounds of even lawful pleasures; the limits of good and evil join."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Contentment, Discretion


  • "Among all the accomplishments of youth there is none preferable to a decent and agreeable behavior among men, a modest freedom of speech, a soft and elegant manner of address, a graceful and lovely deportment, a cheerful gravity and good-humor, with a mind appearing ever serene under the ruffling accidents of human life."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Contentment, Youth, Freedom


  • "Instead of complaining at his lot, a contented man is thankful that his condition and circumstances are no worse than they are. Instead of greedily desiring something more than the supply of his present need, he rejoices that God still cares for him. Such a one is "content" with such as he has."

    - A. W. Pink
    Topics: Contentment


  • "This is the secret of being content: To learn and accept that we live daily by God's unmerited favor given through Christ, and that we can respond to any and every situation by His divine enablement through the Holy Spirit."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Contentment


  • "The loving and much loved wife is satisfied with the love of her husband; his smile is her joy, she cares little for any other. So, if you have come to Christ, thy Maker is thine husband - His free love to you is all you need, and all you can care for - there is no cloud between you and God - there is no veil between you and the Father; you have access to Him who is the fountain of happiness - what have you to do any more with idols? Oh! If your heart swims in the rays of God's love, like a little mote swimming in the sunbeam, you will have no room in your heart for idols."

    - Robert Murray McCheyne
    Topics: Contentment, Jesus


  • "The cure for the sin of envy and jealousy is to find our contentment in God."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Envy, Jealousy, Contentment



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