We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Content is a word unknown to life; it is also a word unknown to man.
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Try to be like the turtle -- at ease in your own shell.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for; and with obscurity, for being unenvied.
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.
Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.
Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.
It is right to be contented with what we have, but never with what we are.
You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right, it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and it's good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.
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