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He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

Related topics: Wisdom Inspirational Values Live-By Gratitude Simple Simplicity

He is richest who is content with the least.
- Socrates

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

 

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

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.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

Be content with what you have,
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

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

One cannot have a mind that is empty of all thoughts,
but one can have a mind that is content with
whatever thoughts fill it at the moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People disparage knowing and the intellectual life,
and urge doing.
I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.
- Boethius

I would be most content if my children grew up to be
the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly
of building enough bookshelves.
- Anna Quindlen

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence,
and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller

Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives,
I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
- Winston Churchill

Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three
times the written content.
- Alfred de Musset

I knew style and content went hand in hand.
- Boy George

There's probably a way to use that great content and
to live under the radar now and then in order to reach a new audience.
That's the thinking I'm talking about.
- John Tesh

The real leader has no need to lead -
he is content to point the way.
- Henry Miller

Let me be content with being happy, without sighing
that I am not distinguished.
- Anne Seward

Why should you be content with so little? Why shouldn't
you reach out for something big?
- Charles L. Allen

The ninety and nine are with dreams,
content but the hope of the world made new,
is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.
- Edgar Allan Poe

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is:
Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
- Elbert Hubbard

It's hard to be ambitious if you're content,
isn't it?
- Tucker Carlson

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

I'd never been content in America.
- Julie Christie

In Japan, people don't really sing about sexual content.
- Utada Hikaru

In a constitutional democracy the moral content of
law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator,
never by the morality of the judge.
- Robert Bork

I didn't want to get into acting.
I was very happy doing MTV, it took up my time,
I was content.
- Nafisa Joseph

We havent really paid much attention to thought as a process.
we have engaged in thoughts, but we have only paid
attention to the content,
not to the process.
- David Bohm

There is just so much stuff in the world that,
to me, is devoid of any real substance,
value, and content that I just try to make sure that
I am working on things that matter.
- Dean Kamen

Societies have always been shaped more by the nature
of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication.
- Marshall McLuhan

Anybody whose mind is functioning at all can't be content
with the way the world works.
- Frederick Wiseman

Broadcasters have a responsibility to serve the public
interest and protect Americans from objectionable content,
particularly during the hours when children are likely to be watching.
- Bart Gordon

I don't want a player that's content with not playing...
But we wanted to play the guys that got us here.
- Don Shula

Today you can't go by the titles of the shows to know
what the content of the show may be.
- Donna Douglas

Music is wonderful.
Especially if there's some kind of content to it.
- Debbie Harry

The great question is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with failure.
- Laurence J. Peter

In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable
and must be content with broken portions.
- William Osler

My music has always been strong in melodic content.
- Chuck Mangione

95% on content and the computer language remains the same.
- Steve McConnell

Content arises out of certain considerations about form,
material, context-and that when that subject matter
is sufficiently far away.
- Anish Kapoor

One often thinks that using 2 different things like
visual and sound lead to 2 different conclusions -
to a different content -
but in in my case it is all one.
- Alva Noto

Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content,
from which changes of mind might naturally arise.
- Hannah Arendt

Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
- Baltasar Gracian

I was as content Off-Broadway as I was in a big Hollywood movie,
and, I just try to be content wherever I am,
you know.
- James Earl Jones

I think I'm as content as one can be.
- Nikki Cox

You have to count on living every single day in a way
you believe will make you feel good about your life -
so that if it were over tomorrow,
you'd be content with yourself.
- Jane Seymour

Nature is inside art as its content,
not outside as its model.
- Marilyn French

The point is to balance on the edge between musicality and content.
- Rick Moody

That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain,
the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.
- A. E. Housman

We are no more content to plod along the beaten paths -
and so marriage must go the way of God.
- Amy Levy

While you are experimenting, do not remain content
with the surface of things.
- Ivan Pavlov

Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
- Aesop

The greatest wealth is to live content with little,
for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.
- Lucretius

Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others;
have no favourites.
- Lord Acton

If we insist on being as sure as is conceivable...
we must be content to creep along the ground,
and never soar.
- John Henry Newman

I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message,
rather than looking at the content of the message itself.
- Anita Hill

If a man will begin with certainties,
he shall end in doubts, but if he will content to begin with doubts,
he shall end in certainties.
- Francis Bacon

All I knew was that I was writing something out of my very guts,
and that I was content.
- Winston Graham

I'm at a place in my life right now where I'm very happy,
very content.
I'm finally OK with the idea of who I love,
who I want to be with.
- Sheryl Swoopes

They lyrical content has grown more introspective and less abstract.
I don't know if that's good or bad...
Sometimes it feels a little raw to be putting so much of myself out there.
- Mark Edwards

Books have the same enemies as people:
fire,
humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
- Paul Valery

What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh,
the days dwindle down to a precious few.'
I think of that.
No big deal.
I've reached a stage in my life where I am content.
- Gabriel Byrne

We often get blinded by the forms in which content is produced,
rather than the job that the content does.
- Tim O'Reilly

The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him.
We are content with less than absolute truth.
- Charles Lamb

Revolution as an ideal concept always preserves the
essential content of the original thought:
sudden and lasting betterment.
- Johan Huizinga

But I fear, my lot being cast in Scotland,
that beauty would not be content.
- Anne Boyd


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