Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.
The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
There was once a man, Harry, called the Steppenwolf. He went on two legs, wore clothes and was a human being, but nevertheless he was in reality a wolf of the Steppes. He had learned a good deal of all that people of a good intelligence can, and was a fairly clever fellow. What he […]
One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.
There are only three experiences in life in which time is more important than content. They are school, prison, and military service.
A nation without dregs and malcontents, is orderly, decent, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come.
If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.
Our idea of a contented man is the one, if any, that enjoys the scenery along the detour.
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is a very simple and effective one: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Familiarity breeds content.