we're all golden sunflowers inside.— Allen Ginsberg
Seductive life contentment quotes that are about happiness and contentment
Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.
I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me.
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.
When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising.
I want to keep improving, continue to help my teammates improve, make my teammates look good. Continue bringing something new to the game, never getting completely content and always trying to get better.
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.
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.
Realize that true happiness lies within you.
Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
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?
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.
There's a difference between knowing God and knowing about God.
When you truly know God, you have energy to serve Him, boldness to share Him, and contentment in Him.
Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they 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.
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.
Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.
The content of your character is your choice.
Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.
My contention is, first, that we should want more from our educational efforts than adequate academic achievement and, second, that we will not achieve even that meager success unless our children believe that they themselves are cared for and learn to care for others.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Contentment (disambiguation) - Contentment is an emotional and mental state. Contentment may also refer to: Contentment (Mount Crawford, Virginia), a historic home in Virginia, US Contentment
The Culture of Contentment - The Culture of Contentment is an essay by economist John K. Galbraith, analyzing the situation of the Western industrial world, which was first published
Intent On Contentment - Intent On Contentment is the 2004 album by Jimmy Ibbotson. He is notable for writing, singing and playing a variety of instruments on charting songs released
Hotep - altar/offering table (Gardiner sign R4). The noun ḥtp.w means "peace, contentment". Davies (2018) interprets the concept of ḥtp as "the result of action
Santosha - Santosha (skt. संतोष saṃtoṣa, santōṣḥ) literally means "contentment, satisfaction". It is also an ethical concept in Indian philosophy, particularly Yoga
Contentment (Ansted, West Virginia) - Contentment, also known as the Colonel George Imboden House, is a historic home located at Ansted, Fayette County, West Virginia. It was built about 1830
Le Grand Meaulnes - Wanderer or The End of Youth, Le Grand Meaulnes: The Land of the Lost Contentment, The Lost Estate (Le Grand Meaulnes) and Big Meaulnes (Le Grand Meaulnes)
Slavery in the United States - freedom, despite the difficulties. The planters' complacency about slave "contentment" was shocked by seeing that slaves would risk so much to be free. Afterward
Reza - pleased or contented; contentment, approval". In religious context, this name is interpreted as satisfaction or "perfect contentment with God's will or decree"
He has the most who is most content with the least.
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.
The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of the infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.
Authentic spirituality is revolutionary.
It does not legitimate the world, it breaks the world; it does not console the world, it shatters it. And it does not render the self content, it renders it undone.
A woman's mind is as complex as the contents of her handbag;
even when you get to the bottom of it, there is ALWAYS something at the bottom to surprise you!
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.