120 Quotes About Contentment

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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
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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
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Venture not to the utmost bounds of even lawful pleasures; the limits of good and evil join.
- Thomas Fuller
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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
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If the wicked flourish and thou suffer, be not discouraged; they are fatted for destruction, thou art dieted for health.
- Thomas Fuller
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A cheerful look makes a dish a feast.
- George Herbert
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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
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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
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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
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115
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
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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
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Let us act on what we have, since we have not what we wish.
- John Henry Newman
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Let your prayer for temporal blessings be strictly limited to things absolutely necessary.
- Assorted Authors
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As long as a man is alive and out of hell, he cannot have any cause to complain.
- Charles Spurgeon
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The very nature of Joy makes nonsense of our common distinction between having and wanting.
- C.S. Lewis
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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
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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
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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
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Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best.
- John C. Maxwell
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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
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Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.
- Florence Nightingale
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True contentment is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it.
- G.K. Chesterton
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God, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you.
- Augustine
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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
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