12 Quotes About Discontentment

  • "Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Apathy, Discontentment


  • "We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction."

    - Harry Ironside
    Topics: Praise, Thankfulness, Discontentment


  • "Satan is ever seeking to inject that poison into our hearts to distrust God's goodness - especially in connection with his commandments. That is what really lies behind all evil, lusting and disobedience. A discontent with our position and portion, a craving from something which God has wisely held from us. Reject any suggestion that God is unduly severe with you. Resist with the utmost abhorrence anything that causes you to doubt God's love and his loving-kindness toward you. Allow nothing to make you question the Father's love for his child."

    - A. W. Pink
    Topics: God, Discontentment, Doubt


  • "Discontents are sometimes the better part of our life. I know not which is the most useful. Joy I may choose for pleasure; but adversities are the best for profit; and sometimes these do so far help me, that I should, without them, want much of the joy I have."

    - Owen Feltham
    Topics: Discontentment, Adversity, Joy


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

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Finances, Contentment, Discontentment


  • "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


  • "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


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

    - John Piper
    Topics: Discontentment


  • "Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another's."

    - Desiderius Erasmus
    Topics: Good and Evil, Discontentment, Envy


  • "All our discontents about what we want appear to me to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Blessings, Thankfulness, Discontentment


  • "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
    Topics: Discontentment


  • "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
    Topics: Contentment, Circumstances, Discontentment



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