120 Quotes About Contentment

  • "Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Contentment, Gratitude

  • "Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Good and Evil, Contentment, Beauty

  • "I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been thought about, born in God's thought, and then made by God, is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Contentment, Life

  • "A little child often runs to its mother and exclaims: 'Mother! Mother!' Very often the child does not want anything in particular, he only wants to be near his mother, to sit upon her lap, or to follow her about the house, for the sheer pleasure of being near her, talking to her, hearing her dear voice. Then the child is happy. His happiness does not consist in asking and receiving all kinds of things from his mother. If that were what he wanted, he would be impatient and obstinate and therefore unhappy. No, his happiness lies in feeling his mother's love and care, and in knowing the joy of her mother love." "It is just the same with the true children of God; they do not trouble themselves so much about spiritual blessings. They only want to sit at the Lord's feet, to be in living touch with Him, and when they do that they are supremely content."

    - Sadhu Sundar Singh
    Topics: Contentment

  • "Grant that we may hold the world with a loose hand."

    - William Tiptaft
    Topics: Contentment

  • "Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content."

    - Helen Keller
    Topics: Contentment

  • "If my life is surrendered to God, all is well. Let me not grab it back, as though it were in peril in His hand but would be safer in mine!"

    - Elisabeth Elliot
    Topics: Contentment, Surrender

  • "Nothing which is at all times and in every way agreeable to us can have objective reality. It is of the very nature of the real that it should have sharp corners and rough edges, that it should be resistant, should be itself. Dream-furniture is the only kind on which you never stub your toes or bang your knee."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Contentment

  • "If a soldier or labourer complains of the hardship of his lot, set him to do nothing."

    - Blaise Pascal
    Topics: Contentment

  • "Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Contentment, Reading

  • "The consistent development of godly character qualities generally produces a heart of contentment."

    - Patricia Ennis
    Topics: Contentment, Content

  • "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."

    - Helen Keller
    Topics: Contentment, Beauty, The Heart

  • "Let thy mind's sweetness have its operation upon thy body, thy clothes, and thy habitation."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Contentment

  • "What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me."

    - Helen Keller
    Topics: Contentment

  • "No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today enjoy it and bless God for it."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Contentment

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