Content Quotes

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 are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.

I could be well content To entertain the lag-end of my life With quiet hours. (Henry IV)

They need much, whom nothing will content.

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.

Naught’s had, all’s spent – where our desire is got without content. (Macbeth)

My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

When we cannot find contentment in ourselves it is useless to seek it elsewhere.