120 Quotes About Contentment

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We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.
- Harry Ironside
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Next to faith this is the highest art - to be content with the calling in which God has placed you.
- Martin Luther
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Discontent is like ink poured into water, which fills the whole fountain full of blackness. It casts a cloud over the mind, and renders it more occupied about the evil which disquiets than about the means of removing it.
- Owen Feltham
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If God doesn't want something for me, I shouldn't want it either. Spending time in meditative prayer, getting to know God, helps align my desires with God's.
- Philip Yancey
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A wise man cares not for what he cannot have.
- George Herbert
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It's not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
- Charles Spurgeon
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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
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You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile.
- C.S. Lewis
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The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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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
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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
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There are many wells today, but they are dry. There are many hungry souls today that are empty. But let us come to Jesus and take Him at His Word and we will find wells of salvation, and be able to draw waters out of the well of salvation, for Jesus is that well.
- William J. Seymour
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Surely there is something in the unruffled calm of nature that overawes our little anxieties and doubts: the sight of the deep-blue sky and the clustering stars above seem to impart a quiet to the mind.
- Jonathan Edwards
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Great offices will have great talents, and God gives to every man the virtue, temper, understanding, taste, that lifts him into life, and lets him fall just in the niche he was ordained to fill.
- William Cowper
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All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
- Francois Fenelon
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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.
- G.K. Chesterton
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All joy emphasizes our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings.
- C.S. Lewis
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When you are disposed to be vain of your mental acquirements, look up to those who are more accomplished than yourself, that you may be fired with emulation; but when you feel dissatisfied with your circumstances, look down on those beneath you, that you may learn contentment.
- Hannah More
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What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.
- Thomas Fuller
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These things are not strange, Small One, though they are beyond our senses.
- C.S. Lewis
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Let no man carry you beyond the bounds God hath set for you, nor make you believe he hath found a plainer or more certain way to heaven than Christ hath given us.
- Assorted Authors
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The Golden Age was never the present Age.
- Thomas Fuller
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A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
- C.S. Lewis
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Is the glass half empty or half full? Just be thankful you have a glass!
- Jack Wellman
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I bless God for this retirement: I never was more thankful for anything than I have been of late for the necessity I am under of self-denial in many respects.
- David Brainerd
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