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List of Contented Quotes

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

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

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To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not. Akhenaton

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

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Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible. Pearl Bailey

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Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing - where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger; which he knows he was meant and made to do. Phillips Brooks

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I enjoy money. Not enough people in this world are happy. I'm determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me. Karen Carpenter

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I'm determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me. Karen Carpenter

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Once I should have been, if not satisfied, partially, at least, contented with suffrage for the intelligent and those who have been soldiers; now I am convinced that universal suffrage is demanded by sound policy and impartial justice. Salmon P. Chase

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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. Gilbert K. Chesterton

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And inasmuch as the bridge is a symbol of all such poetry as I am interested in writing it is my present fancy that a year from now I'll be more contented working in an office than ever before. Hart Crane

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To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long. Marlene Dietrich

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

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I wish that my husband's friends had left him where he is, happy and contented in retirement. Anna Harrison

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It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich. Frank Herbert

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That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defense of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself. Thomas Hobbes

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That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself. Thomas Hood

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You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all. Horace

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If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest. Jerome K. Jerome

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People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained. Jerome K. Jerome

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You might as well expect rivers to run backwards as any man born free to be contented penned up. Chief Joseph

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My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more. Charles Lamb

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We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented. Walter Savage Landor

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Anyone's life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit. Lillie Langtry

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Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate. Louis XIV

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