quote by Lao Tzu

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.

— Lao Tzu

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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.


Being content quote You are rich, when you are content and happy with what you have.
You are rich, when you are content and happy with what you have.

True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed.

Being content quote He has the most who is most content with the least.
He has the most who is most content with the least.
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You can search the world over, but you won’t find happiness until you realize that happiness isn’t getting what you want. It’s being content with what you already have.

Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get.

Oh what a happy soul am I although I cannot see, I am resolved that in this world contented I shall be. How many blessings I enjoy that other people don't. To weep and sigh, because I'm blind? I cannot and I won't.


Being content quote He has the most, who is content with the least.
He has the most, who is content with the least.

Contentment, then, is the product of a heart resting in God.

It is the soul’s enjoyment of that peace that passes all understanding. It is the outcome of my will being brought into subjection to the Divine will. It is the blessed assurance that God does all things well, and is, even now, making all things work together for my ultimate good.

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.

Give yourself to prayer, to reading and meditation on divine truths: strive to penetrate to the bottom of them and never be content with a superficial knowledge.

Being content quote A sunday well-spent brings a week of content.
A sunday well-spent brings a week of content.

Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.

God takes pleasure to see you take your little steps;

and like a good father who holds his child by the hand, He will accommodate His steps to yours and will be content to go no faster than you. Why do you worry?


I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Being content quote Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.

To be content does not mean that you don't desire more, it means you're thankful for what you have and patient for what's to come.

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

Being content quote The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.

If you can be content right now, then you'll always be content, because it's always right now.


True contentment is not having everything, but in being satisfied with everything you have.

All men were made brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it. You might as well expect the rivers to run backward as that any man who was born free should be content when penned up and denied liberty to go where he pleases.

Being content quote If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equ
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.

I grew up like a neglected weed, ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it. Then I was not happy or contented: every time I saw a white man I was afraid of being carried away.

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind.

Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

We must give up the vain idea of trying to please everybody.

That is impossible, and the attempt is a mere waste of time. We must be content to walk in Christ's steps, and let the world say what it likes.


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.

we must go on fighting for basic education for all, but also emphasize the importance of the content of education. We have to make sure that sectarian schooling does not convert education into a prison, rather than being a passport to the wide world.

Life is sentimental. Why should I be cold and hard about it? That's the main content. The biggest thing in people's lives is their loves and dreams and visions, you know.

We have produced a world of contented bodies and discontented minds.

If you are content with being nobody in particular, content not to stand out, you align yourself with the power of the universe. What looks like weakness to the ego is in fact the only true strength. This spiritual truth is diametrically opposed to the values of our contemporary culture and the way it conditions people to behave.


Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.

God may allow His servant to succeed when He has disciplined him to a point where he does not need to succeed to be happy. The man who is elated by success and is cast down by failure is still a carnal man. At best his fruit will have a worm in it.

Do not be content with the old anointing.

It is essential to a more holy and happy life...that you seek to be anointed with new oil. Do not be satisfied with past experiences. [...] Seek to have a new revelation of Christ to your soul. Seek the renewed application of His precious blood to your conscience. Oh, seek the fresh oil!

Be content to progress in slow steps until you have legs to run and wings with which to fly.

It would certainly be interesting to know what the CIA knew about Oswald six weeks before the assassination, but the contents of this particular message never reached the Warren Commission and remain a complete mystery.


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When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subside and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.

The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.

To love God is to love His will. It is to wait quietly for life to be measured by One who knows us through and through. It is to be content with His timing and His wise appointment.