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If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest.
Jerome K. Jerome
Statistically, the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you'd think the mere fact of existing would keep us all in a contented dazzlement of surprise.
The rich are not a contented tribe. The demands from others to share their wealth become so tiresome, so insistent, they often decide they must insulate themselves. Insulation eventually breeds a mild form of paranoia.
I love my family, my wife, my kids, my dogs, my home, my life. I am a very happy and contented man.
I live in fear of being a contented passenger. I'd rather get parts I can't play.
That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.
I had a longing for ritual, something I could cling to, a routine to make me feel well and contented. I hoped that reading Bible commentaries and theological critiques would nudge me closer to some kind of absolute that I could hold up as a torch to light my way.
Man is never perfect nor contented.
There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Most Americans aren't the sort of citizens the Founding Fathers expected; they are contented serfs. Far from being active critics of government, they assume that its might makes it right.
You cannot make women contented with cooking and cleaning and you need not try.
Ellen Swallow Richards
One doesn't want to feel too contented; you have to feel challenged by the music.
It becomes us, therefore, to be contented, and dutiful subjects.
I enjoy money. Not enough people in this world are happy. I'm determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me.
Once I should have been, if not satisfied, partially, at least, contented with suffrage for the intelligent and those who have been soldiers; now I am convinced that universal suffrage is demanded by sound policy and impartial justice.
Salmon P. Chase
You can sit down with Reason or Ableton and literally in a couple of hours make a very good-sounding record. But then a lot of people become contented with that, rather than pushing themselves to making something that sounds great.
But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fortune and reputation, than desirous of abundance accompanied by a want of reputation.
I am actually incredibly contented and jolly. But, and I have no idea why this is, I have a really strong empathy with all kinds of warped and destructive modes of thinking. I don't know why, but those things co-exist.
I'm determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me.
I'm a very contented, peaceful man. I made mistakes, yes, but I accepted them, and, I hope, graciously.
And inasmuch as the bridge is a symbol of all such poetry as I am interested in writing it is my present fancy that a year from now I'll be more contented working in an office than ever before.
Leonardo da Vinci
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