27 Contentment Quotes

Contentment quotes demonstrate that contentment in life is not about all the things one can buy or the outward signs of accomplishments. Instead, true fulfillment in life stems from the dashing of worry, development of tolerance, understanding that every life is filled with both contentment and challenges and that inner joy is the hallmark of happiness.

It is our hope that these quotations and musings by all of the authors cited will spark anew, in some, a fresh and complete transition from despair to delight, and the on-going encouragement for others.

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  1. Stop comparing your story to the story of anyone else and enjoy YOUR journey.
    Tracy Horner, Finding Contentment in a World of Discontent
    Life Journey

  2. Comparison kills contentment.
    Bob Merritt
    Short Quotes

  3. Gratitude truly is the lubricant for a happy, contented life.
    Elsie Spittle, The Path to Contentment
    Gratitude Poems

  4. Discontent can make or mar, hinder you or take you far;
    Wilhelmina Stitch, Two Kinds of Discontent

  5. Contentment has more to do with a heart of joy as life unfolds than it ever will with a life filled with stuff.
    Kate Summers
    Life Quotes

  6. It was humbling for me to admit that pride had gotten the best of me. But recognizing it, and then asking the Lord to help me be humble, actually helped me learn to be content
    Alli Worthington, The Year of Living Happy
    Spiritual Poems

  7. Contentment plays a critical role in whether we will be happy individuals or not... there is someone out there who wish they have our life.
    Elizabeth Caroline, 7 Keys To Happiness
    Poems About Happiness

  8. Sustainable happiness also requires pursuing our goals and values, developing supportive relationships with others, and engaging in other endeavors that matter.
    Dan Buettner, The Blue Zones of Happiness
    Sustainability Quotes

  9. ... we can trust God in all things. He is good, he does good, and he is working all things together for your good and His Glory.
    Christine Caine
    Trust In God

  10. It isn't by size that you win or you fail. Be the best of whatever you are.
    Douglas Malloch, Be The Best of Whatever You Are
    Be The Best Version Of You

  11. A love of self, or self-esteem, is often the seed that germinates into happiness because it allows one to live his best life and be content with himself.
    Raphael Dume, Self-Confidence 101
    Self Doubt

  12. Wouldn’t it be great to live a life without fear? How about living a life without anxiety? The good news is that it is possible and the answer is in the Word of God.
    Robert Morris
    Gods Blessings

  13. The presence of anxiety is unavoidable, but the prison of anxiety is optional.
    Max Lucado, Anxious for Nothing
    Stress Quotes

  14. Contentment in the young does not require Disneyland. Just a book on beetles. Or a puppet drinking green milk.
    Richard Swenson, Contentment
    Cute Quotes

  15. Without the peace, joy, and contentment that flows from being a Christ-follower, comes a life of worry and aniety.
    Byron R. Pulsifer
    Journey of Faith

  16. One of the secrets of living an abundant life is being content with what you have. This does not mean you strive to improve but it does mean being thankful for what you have.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Abundance Poem

  17. In my view, the balance between stress and contentment was life's biggest riddle.
    Dan Harris, Hoist On My Own Petard
    Balance Quotes

  18. You are the fellow that has to decide
    Whether you'll do it or toss it aside...
    Whether you'll try for the goal that's afar
    Or just be contented to stay where you are.
    Edgar A. Guest, Decide
    You Decide

  19. Most of us base our contentment on our circumstances, on our feelings, or on other people. However, true contentment is separate from our circumstances. Contentment is a state of the heart, not a state of affairs.
    Linda Dillow, Calm My Anxious Heart
    Positive Quotes

  20. I’m inspired to live more richly with fewer things, and to pursue gratitude and generosity with more intention.
    Shauna Niequist
    Short Inspirational Quotes

  21. Contentment does not mean that we never want to see change or improvement, but it does mean that we will do the best we can with what we have. It also means that we will maintain attitude that allows us to enjoy the gift of life.
    Joyce Meyer, eat the cookie. . .buy the shoes
    Attitude Quotes

  22. Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
    Sarah Ban Breathnach
    Abundance Quotes

  23. A person’s inner strengths include peacefulness, contentment, and love, as well as resilience, confidence, determination, and insight.
    Rick Hanson, Hardwiring Happiness
    Strong Quotes

  24. Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression... It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
    Grenville Kleiser
    Humorous Quotes

  25. Joy sometimes comes to us as a result of us giving. It is a feeling of success and happiness. It is an attitude of cheerfulness and contentment.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Poems About Joy

  26. The sea, the sun and the smiles all delight my inner chords of contentment!
    Selfie Quotes

  27. As we get to know ourselves, and begin to see all the ways we thwart our natural happiness ... worrying about the future ... we can learn what it takes to cultivate this more genuine state of true contentment.
    Ezra Bayda
    Worry Quotes

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