120 Quotes About Contentment

  • "Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Finances, Contentment, Discontentment


  • "True contentment is a real, even an active, virtue - not only affirmative but creative. It is the power of getting out of any situation all there is in it."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Contentment


  • "The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Justice, Discontentment


  • "The man who gets ahead is the man who works while others sleep. The people who do great works for God are those who are content and stay at their job."

    - Jack Hyles
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Nothing makes God more supreme and more central in worship than when a people are utterly persuaded that nothing - not money or prestige or leisure or family or job or health or sports or toys or friends - nothing is going to bring satisfaction to their sinful, guilty, aching hearts besides God."

    - John Piper
    Topics: Worship, Contentment


  • "It is His joy that remains in us that makes our joy full."

    - A. B. Simpson
    Topics: Contentment, Joy


  • "God is looking for imperfect men and women who have learned to walk in moment-by-moment dependence on the Holy Spirit. Christians who have come to terms with their inadequacies, fears, and failures. Believers who have become discontent with 'surviving' and have taken the time to investigate everything God has to offer in this life."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Obedience, Women, Discontentment


  • "You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Contentment


  • "When we dare to depend entirely upon God and do not doubt, the humblest and feeblest agencies will become mighty through God, to the pulling down of strongholds."

    - A. B. Simpson
    Topics: Contentment, Doubt


  • "Sin is what you do when you are not satisfied in God."

    - John Piper
    Topics: Discontentment


  • "The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder and wind have passed will be the ultimate Word from God."

    - Jim Elliot
    Topics: Prayer, Contentment


  • "The joy of the Lord will arm us against the assaults of our spiritual enemies and put our mouths out of taste for those pleasures with which the tempter baits his hooks."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Contentment, Enemies, Joy


  • "When you become satisfied with God, however, everything else so loses its charm that He can give it to you without harm."

    - A. B. Simpson
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Thou must content thyself to see the world imperfect as it is. Thou wilt never have any quiet if thou vexest thyself because thou canst not bring mankind to that exact notion of things and rule of life which thou hast formed in thy own mind."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Contentment


  • "Many things--such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly--are done worst when we try hardest to do them."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Contentment



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