85 Contentment QuotesContentment 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. And, you may also enjoy our collection of poems about contentment
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Comparison kills contentment.
Poems of Encouragement
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
What makes the biggest difference in someone's life...you can be contented with life or you can always be wanting more
Catherine Pulsifer, The Biggest Difference
Live life with contentment in your heart - let go of worries, and never let them start
Catherine Pulsifer, It's Up To You
Living Life Poem
O weary, wandering brother, if contentment you would win, come you back unto the fireside and be comrade with your kin.
Edgar A. Guest, The Stick-Together Families
Poems About Family
Contentment through all kinds of difficulties for a Christian believer is similar to the solitude and beauty of a garden or compared to the truthfulness and acceptance within a friendship.
Mary S. Scotsburn
Friendship becomes a form of contentment when both parties have mutual respect and compassion for the other.
Mary S. Scotsburn
O Robin, singing through the rain....what gladness born of calm content.
Luella Clark, Singing Through The Rain
Poems About Hope
Being happy with the little things in life brings contentment and peace.
Quotes About Being Happy
In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor.
What are the things you are thankful for? ... are you content or looking for more
Catherine Pulsifer, What Are
Poems About Life
Gratitude truly is the lubricant for a happy, contented life.
Elsie Spittle, The Path to Contentment
Don't wait for contentment from anyone else, take joy in whatever life may bring you oneself
Catherine Pulsifer, You Choose
Poems About Being Happy
What brings us peace and contentment is not wealth, or fame, even though at times we feel it would solve many of our problems.
Inspirational Quotes by Women
A successful relationship requires 3 factors - Love, tolerance and contentment.
Valentines Day Poems
For sweet content this glad day brings, my heart breaks out in joy and sings
There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.
Be Thankful Quotes
There is no contentment like counting your blessings.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Quotes About Blessings
To walk Life's road with shoulders square, to keep a vision true and fair, and spread contentment everywhere - is my aim.
Unknown, Aim, Goal, Creed
Poems About Goals
If you trust in God, the grass on the other side becomes a lot less green. You can find happiness wherever you are.
K. J. Bryen
Christian Poems For The New Year
... I'm content with you and life - with you each night beside me here.
Max Ehrmann, To You Who Come At Evening
Be not wishing and pining but thankfully content. For it is a short bridge between wanting and regret.
Richelle E. Goodrich
Whoever lies down on his couch to sleep, content to lock each sense in slumber deep, knows God will keep.
Elizabeth York Case, There Is No Unbelief
Poems About Beliefs
Simplicity is removing the masks of life that....limit our progress in the journey towards contentment
Stop comparing your story to the story of anyone else and enjoy YOUR journey.
Tracy Horner, Finding Contentment in a World of Discontent
A good life of contentment is the wealth untold, the satisfaction from life’s hard fought journey in its purest gold.
Catherine Pulsifer, Life Of Contentment
Poems About The Good Life
Focus on feeling content rather than complaining, feeling lament.
Catherine Pulsifer, Riches In Life
You Don't Have To Be Rich
Live to learn, and learn to live, only this content can give
Bayard Taylor, Live To Learn
Poems On Life Lessons
Here's to the one who loves to do the little things of life..a kindly man content to work at any useful task
Charles W. Stevenson, Little Things
Poems About Health
Regret is the worst human emotion. If you took another road, you might have fallen off a cliff. I'm content.
Poems About Regret
Dear God....fill my mind and heart with gratitude for the many blessings I have.
The sweetest thing there is on earth is contentment, peace and love.
J. J. Thorne
Hopes Of Joy
I will tell you a wonderful trick that will bring you contentment - If anything can, — Do something for somebody, quick.
Author Unknwon, Do Something
How to Live Your Best Life
Discontent can make or mar, hinder you or take you far
Whoever lies down on his couch to sleep, content to lock each sense in slumber deep, knows God will keep.
Lizzie York Case, No Unbelief
Poems About Faith
Because he lived he smiled, and did not look ahead with bitterness or dread.
Samuel Ellsworth Kiser, The Ridiculous Optimist
Contentment's yours with fame assured, and these alone are wealth
Lorain McLain, The Wise Choice
Just as Thou wilt is just what I would will. give me but this, — the heart to be content
Susan Coolidge, How Shall I Pray
Poems About Prayer
Lord, let me not be too content with life in trifling service spent — make me aspire!
Helen Gilbert, Too Content
Poems For Women
I will start anew this morning' with a higher, fairer creed....I will try to find contentment in the path that I must tread
Edgar Allen Moss, The New Creed
A Life Well Lived Poem
My motto is — Content with this; gold — place — I prize not such.
George Macdonald, My Motto Is
May joy and peace surround you. Contentment latch your door
Irish Wedding Blessing
Contentment has more to do with a heart of joy as life unfolds than it ever will with a life filled with stuff.
At evening, when I sink to rest, I dream of heaven, the land so blest
Daniel C. Colesworthy, Heaven
Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.
Just be happy with what you have, and always stay true to you.
Julie Hebert, Your Journey Through Life
Journey Of Life
Real contentment must come from within. You and I cannot change or control the world around us, but we can change and control the world within us.
Bible Verses about Peace Of Mind
Content with beholding his face, my all to his pleasure resigned...if Jesus would dwell with me there.
John Newton, Nothing To Wish Or Fear
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
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
...just ride the wave that is life, with this feeling of contentment and joy.
Unknown, An Amazing Thing Happens
In the Valley of Contentment, in the province of I-will, you will find this lovely city, at the foot of No-Fret hill
L. J. Bartlett, The Town Of Don't You Worry
Worry Less Smile More
The day is over you've done your best - now is the time for you to rest
Catherine Pulsifer, The Day Is Over
Good Night Poems
... 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.
Trust In God
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
But when you had lost your greedy grief, content to see from afar, you would find in your hand a withering leaf, in your heart a shining star.
George MacDonald, Up In The Tree
Poems For Kids
You never look for attention - you're the one who always mentions others in need and you do a good deed.
Kate Summers, For All Our Days
Special Friend Poem
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.
The presence of anxiety is unavoidable, but the prison of anxiety is optional.
Max Lucado, Anxious for Nothing
What pleasures can friendship impart.....what joy and content to the mind.
Lucy Barns, Friendship
Friends Are Blessings
If you find contentment with where you are - you will be happier than others by far.
Catherine Pulsifer, Simple Things
Poems About Living A Simple Life
Contentment in the young does not require Disneyland. Just a book on beetles. Or a puppet drinking green milk.
Richard Swenson, Contentment
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
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.
In my view, the balance between stress and contentment was life's biggest riddle.
Dan Harris, Hoist On My Own Petard
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
For the joy is there - but you have to believe.
You Have To Believe
But aye in some thing discontent: be secret, true and patient!
William Dunbak, True & Patient
Finding Love Poems
Like everything in life you can find stress or you can find contentment.
50th Birthday Poems
A thankful heart for what we have is one that changes our outlook and can bring a peace, a sense of contentment into our lives.
A Poem About Being Rich
Your attitude is an important part of your life. It can determine whether you are happy or sad, whether you are a success or a failure, whether you are content or dissatisfied.
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
I’m inspired to live more richly with fewer things, and to pursue gratitude and generosity with more intention.
Short Inspirational Quotes
If any deed that I ever did lightened a sad heart's sorrow...
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Contentment
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
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
Quotes About Peace
A person’s inner strengths include peacefulness, contentment, and love, as well as resilience, confidence, determination, and insight.
Rick Hanson, Hardwiring Happiness
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.
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 Quotes
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.
Poems About Joy
The sea, the sun and the smiles all delight my inner chords of contentment!
No one’s content, it’s a world of complaints, from our birth till the day that we die. Isn’t it strange that we can’t stop a while, to rejoice and not always ask, "Why?"
Greta Zwaan, Time
Sustainable happiness also requires pursuing our goals and values, developing supportive relationships with others, and engaging in other endeavors
Dan Buettner, The Blue Zones of Happiness
My God has placed me here, and I'm content my life be spent.
Mary C. Ryan
God Is Everywhere
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.
More Quotes for Encouragement and Motivation
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