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A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Contentment
Joseph Addison

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He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
Discontent
Aesop

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Why should you be content with so little? Why shouldn't you reach out for something big?
Vision
Charles L. Allen

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We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.
Relationships
Henri Frederic Amiel

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From labor health, from health contentment springs.
Health
Melody Beattie

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I have learned in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. [Philippians 4:11]
Contentment
Bible

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Only by pride comes contention; but, with the well-advised is wisdom. [Proverbs 13:10]
Conflict
Bible

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People are never free of trying to be content.
Contentment
Murray Bookchin

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I am as content to die for God's eternal truth on the scaffold as in any other way.
Martyrdom
John Mason Brown

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Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Health
Buddha

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The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
Failure
Chinese Proverb

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Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks.
Cheerfulness
Charles Dickens

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Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Discontent
Thomas A. Edison

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A man who is contented with what he has done will never become famous for what he will do.
Contentment
Fred Estabrook

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Content is a word unknown to life; it is also a word unknown to man.
Contentment
John Fowles

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Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.
Contentment
Benjamin Franklin

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Let thy discontents be thy secrets.
Discontent
Benjamin Franklin

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The discontented man finds no easy chair.
Discontent
Benjamin Franklin

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Nature is inside art as its content, not outside as its model.
Arts and Artists
Northrop Frye

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Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.
Contentment
Thomas Fuller

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There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars.
Tycoons
John Kenneth Galbraith

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Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
Contentment
Thomas C. Haliburton

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While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Happiness
Hasidic Proverb

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Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.
Discontent
Henry H. Haskins

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Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment.
Discontent
Robert Herrick

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