82 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. And, you may also enjoy our collection of poems about contentment


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  1. Comparison kills contentment. Bob Merritt
    Poems of Encouragement



  2. God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures. Francis Bacon
    Garden Poems



  3. 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



  4. 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
    Christian Poems



  5. Friendship becomes a form of contentment when both parties have mutual respect and compassion for the other. Mary S. Scotsburn
    Friendship Poems



  6. O Robin, singing through the rain....what gladness born of calm content. Luella Clark, Singing Through The Rain
    Poems About Hope



  7. Being happy with the little things in life brings contentment and peace. Catherine Pulsifer
    Quotes About Being Happy



  8. In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor. William Ames
    All Poems



  9. What are the things you are thankful for? ... are you content or looking for more Catherine Pulsifer, What Are
    Poems About Life



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



  12. What brings us peace and contentment is not wealth, or fame, even though at times we feel it would solve many of our problems. Catherine Pulsifer
    Inspirational Quotes by Women



  13. A successful relationship requires 3 factors - Love, tolerance and contentment. Deepika Muthusamy
    Valentines Day Poems



  14. For sweet content this glad day brings, my heart breaks out in joy and sings Thanksgiving. Cobb, Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving Poems



  15. There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person. Joyce Meyer
    Be Thankful Quotes



  16. There is no contentment like counting your blessings. Lailah Gifty Akita
    Quotes About Blessings



  17. 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



  18. 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



  19. ... I'm content with you and life - with you each night beside me here. Max Ehrmann, To You Who Come At Evening
    Desiderata Poem



  20. Be not wishing and pining but thankfully content. For it is a short bridge between wanting and regret. Richelle E. Goodrich
    Regret Quotes



  21. 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



  22. Simplicity is removing the masks of life that....limit our progress in the journey towards contentment John McLeod
    Simplicity Poem



  23. stop comparing your story to the story.....
  24. 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



  25. 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
    Attitude Poems



  26. Focus on feeling content rather than complaining, feeling lament. Catherine Pulsifer, Riches In Life
    You Don't Have To Be Rich



  27. Live to learn, and learn to live, only this content can give Bayard Taylor, Live To Learn
    Poems On Life Lessons



  28. 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



  29. Regret is the worst human emotion. If you took another road, you might have fallen off a cliff. I'm content. William Shatner
    Poems About Regret



  30. Dear God....fill my mind and heart with gratitude for the many blessings I have.
    Thanksgiving Blessings



  31. The sweetest thing there is on earth is contentment, peace and love. J. J. Thorne
    Hopes Of Joy



  32. 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



  33. Discontent can make or mar, hinder you or take you far
  34. Discontent can make or mar, hinder you or take you far
    Wilhelmina Stitch



  35. 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



  36. Because he lived he smiled, and did not look ahead with bitterness or dread. Samuel Ellsworth Kiser, The Ridiculous Optimist
    Optimistic Poems



  37. Contentment's yours with fame assured, and these alone are wealth Lorain McLain, The Wise Choice
    Wisdom Poems



  38. 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



  39. Lord, let me not be too content with life in trifling service spent — make me aspire! Helen Gilbert, Too Content
    Poems For Women



  40. 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



  41. My motto is — Content with this; gold — place — I prize not such. George Macdonald, My Motto Is
    Life Mottos



  42. May joy and peace surround you. Contentment latch your door Irish Blessing
    Irish Wedding Blessing



  43. Contentment has more to do with a heart of joy as life unfolds than it ever will with a life filled with stuff.
  44. 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



  45. At evening, when I sink to rest, I dream of heaven, the land so blest Daniel C. Colesworthy, Heaven
    Heaven Poems



  46. Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace. Todd Stocker
    Gratitude Quotes



  47. Just be happy with what you have, and always stay true to you. Julie Hebert, Your Journey Through Life
    Journey Of Life



  48. 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.   Warren Wiersbe
    Bible Verses about Peace Of Mind



  49. 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
    Follow Jesus



  50. 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



  51. 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.
  52. 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



  53. ...just ride the wave that is life, with this feeling of contentment and joy. Unknown, An Amazing Thing Happens
    Motivational Poems



  54. 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



  55. 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



  56. ... 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



  57. It isn't by size that you win or you fail. Be the best of whatever you are.
  58. 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



  59. 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



  60. 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



  61. 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



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



  64. What pleasures can friendship impart.....what joy and content to the mind. Lucy Barns, Friendship
    Friends Are Blessings



  65. If you find contentment with where you are - you will be happier than others by far. Catherine Pulsifer, Simple Things
    Living A Simple Life



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



  67. 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



  68. One of the secrets of living an abundant life is being content with what you have.
  69. 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



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



  71. 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



  72. 	For the joy is there - but you have to believe.
  73. For the joy is there - but you have to believe. Douglas Malloch
    You Have To Believe



  74. But aye in some thing discontent: be secret, true and patient! William Dunbak, True & Patient
    Finding Love Poems



  75. Like everything in life you can find stress or you can find contentment. Catherine Pulsifer
    50th Birthday Poems



  76. 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. Catherine Pulsifer
    A Poem About Being Rich



  77. Your attitude is an important part of your life
  78. 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. Catherine Pulsifer
    Attitude Poem



  79. 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



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



  82. If any deed that I ever did lightened a sad heart's sorrow... Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Contentment
    If Poems



  83. 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



  84. 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



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



  87. 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



  88. 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



  89. 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



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



  92. 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
    Spiritual Awakening



  93. 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



  94. My God has placed me here, and I'm content my life be spent. Mary C. Ryan
    God Is Everywhere



  95. 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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