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

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

I don't want to own anything that won't fit into my coffin.

Author: Fred A. Allen (1894-1957)

Profession: American Radio Comic

Contentment is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and a happy purchase.

Author: John Balguy (1686-1748)

Profession: British Philosopher, Writer

For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. [St. Paul In Philippians 4:11]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

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

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

People are never free of trying to be content.

Author: Murray Bookchin (1941)

Profession: American Ecologist

If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.

Author: John Bunyan (1628-1688)

Profession: British Author

There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Being ''contented'' ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

Try to be like the turtle -- at ease in your own shell

Author: Bill Copeland

Profession:

There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.

Author: Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

Profession: Spanish Painter

Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he who, secure within, can say, tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.

Author: John Dryden (1631-1700)

Profession: British Poet, Dramatist, Critic

To rejoice in another's prosperity is to give content to your lot; to mitigate another's grief is to alleviate or dispel your own.

Author: Tryon Edwards (1809-1894)

Profession: American Theologian

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

Author: Fred Estabrook

Profession: