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Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
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The Dhammapada Quotes

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The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one's obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all.
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John Updike Quotes

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To be deceived by our enemies or betrayed by our friends in insupportable; yet by ourselves we are often content to be so treated.
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Unknown Author Quotes

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The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
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Salvador Dali Quotes

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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.
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Akhenaton Quotes

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The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

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Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Poor and content is rich, and rich enough.
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William Shakespeare Quotes

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When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
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Ansel Adams Quotes

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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.
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Horace Quotes

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When I die I shall be content to vanish into nothingness... No show, however good, could conceivably be good forever... I do not believe in immortality, and have no desire for it.
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H.L. Mencken Quotes

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

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The secret to living contently and sanely in this modern world is to find the beautiful in the ugly - but don't get confused which is which.
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Leslie Grimutter Quotes

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Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.
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Susan B. Anthony Quotes

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

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

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Thank God every morning when you get up, that you have something to do that day which must be done, whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle never know.
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Charles Kingsley Quotes

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To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is a great ease to a man's heart.
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Francesco Guicciardini Quotes

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Nobody seems more obsessed by diet than our anti-materialistic, otherworldly, New Age spiritual types. But if the material world is merely illusion, an honest guru should be as content with Budweiser and bratwurst as with raw carrot juice, tofu and seaweed slime.
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Edward Abbey Quotes

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When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.
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Niccolo Machiavelli Quotes

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