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    Let me posses what I now have, or even less, so that I may enjoy
    my remaining days, if Heaven grant any to remain.
    [Lat., Sit mihi quod nunc est, etiam minus et mihi vivam
    Quod superest aevi--si quid superesse volunt di.]

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Those who want much, are always much in need; happy the man to
whom God gives with a sparing read more

Those who want much, are always much in need; happy the man to
whom God gives with a sparing hand what is sufficient for his
wants.
[Lat., Multa petentibus
Desunt multa; bene est cui deus obtulit
Parca quod satis est manu.]

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Some things are of that nature as to make
One's fancy chuckle, while his heart doth ache.

Some things are of that nature as to make
One's fancy chuckle, while his heart doth ache.

by John Bunyan Found in: Content Quotes, Fancy Quotes,
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Happy the man, of mortals happiest he,
Whose quiet mind from vain desires is free;
Whom neither read more

Happy the man, of mortals happiest he,
Whose quiet mind from vain desires is free;
Whom neither hopes deceive, nor fears torment,
But lives at peace, within himself content;
In thought, or act, accountable to none
But to himself, and to the gods alone.

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Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.

Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.

by Louis L'amour Found in: Content Quotes,
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I would do what I pleased, and doing what I pleased, I should
have my will, and having my read more

I would do what I pleased, and doing what I pleased, I should
have my will, and having my will, I should be contented; and when
one is contented, there is no more to be desired; and when there
is no more to be desired, there is an end of it.

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Give what thou canst, without Thee we are poor;
And with Thee rich, take what Thou wilt away.

Give what thou canst, without Thee we are poor;
And with Thee rich, take what Thou wilt away.

by William Cowper Found in: Content Quotes,
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Enjoy the present hour, be thankful for the past,
And neither fear nor wish th' approaches of the last.

Enjoy the present hour, be thankful for the past,
And neither fear nor wish th' approaches of the last.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Content Quotes,
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To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible

To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible

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I'll be merry and free,
I'll be sad for nae-body;
If nae-body cares for me,
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I'll be merry and free,
I'll be sad for nae-body;
If nae-body cares for me,
I'll care for nae-body.

by Robert Burns Found in: Content Quotes,
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