Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.
The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment.
He is the richest who is content with the least.
An Egg today is better than a Hen tomorrow.
There’s many a life of sweet content, whose virtue is environment.
Often when looking at a mass of things for sale, he would say – ‘How many things I have no need of!’.
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
Nothing contributes more to a person’s peace of mind than having no opinions at all.
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.