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We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory. - Bern Williams


Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy. - Lao Tzu [Lao Tse, Laozi]


Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty. - Socrates


True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander. - Charles Caleb Colton


Contentment preserves one even from catching cold. Has a woman who knew that she was well-dressed ever caught cold? No, not even when she had scarcely a rag to her back. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


Happiness and contentment in life reside less in the transient mansions, spa's and international playgrounds of the rich, but more in the permanent residence of the heart and mind. - Joseph P. Martino


Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence. - Thomas Chandler Haliburton


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


Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. - Buddha [Siddhartha Gautama]