Health is the greatest of gifts, contentedness the best riches; trust is the best of relationships, Nirvana the highest happiness.
Plutarch quotes them again "On contentedness of Mind," § xi.
contentedness has its virtues, but it may degenerate into inertia and the death of all desire for better life.
The thing that is holding so many from their own, is contentedness, satisfaction.
Their strength, their contentedness—just to grow, and be strong and well!
In a contentedness with that degree and state which God hath assigned us.
There is a contentedness with life here that is not Christian.
Quiet and contentedness; which whoso enjoys, reapeth benefit of his labours.
We enjoy a contentedness above the reach of such dispositions.
contentedness in all accidents brings great peace of spirit, and is the great and only instrument of temporal felicity.