120 Quotes About Contentment

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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
Next to faith this is the highest art - to be content with the calling in which God has placed you.
- Martin Luther
All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
- Francois Fenelon
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
All joy emphasizes our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings.
- C.S. Lewis
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
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
What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.
- Thomas Fuller
These things are not strange, Small One, though they are beyond our senses.
- C.S. Lewis
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
The Golden Age was never the present Age.
- Thomas Fuller
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
Is the glass half empty or half full? Just be thankful you have a glass!
- Jack Wellman
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
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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