Being Satisfied Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Being Satisfied

#1. Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy, satisfied, even joyous. That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor. - Author: Paul Hawken
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#2. Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand - but tell it. Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never being satisfied. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#3. I don't mind a little disappointment now and then. It just means you've got high standards. I'd rather shoot high and be disappointed sometimes than just live in the middle with the illusion of being satisfied. - Author: Priscilla Glenn
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#4. Love is not a matter of getting what you want. Quite the contrary. The insistence on always having what you want, on always being satisfied, on always being fulfilled, makes love impossible. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#5. Picture how bitterly hordes of the frustrated, disappointed, and dispossessed would greet any complaint about being too satisfied and too wealthy. Be that as it may, it really isn't a very nice sensation not to want anything. Thwarted hopes are no picnic, but desire itself is energizing. - Author: Lionel Shriver
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#6. Being well satisfied that, for a man who thinks himself to be somebody, there is nothing more disgraceful than to hold himself up as honored, not on his own account, but for the sake of his forefathers. Yet hereditary honors are a noble and splendid treasure to descendants. - Author: Plato
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#7. If anybody asks me what I attribute the longevity of my career to, then I say it's because I was never satisfied with being a cowboy in the plains of Spain and later I was never satisfied with just playing a detective in San Francisco, and constantly just pushing the envelope. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#8. Madness it is to hope that human minds
can ever understand the Infinite
that comprehends Three Persons in One Being.
Be satisfied with quia unexplained,
O Human race! If you knew everything,
no need for Mary to have borne a son. - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#9. Lots of women are getting involved. They're not satisfied just being passengers anymore. - Author: Steve Martin
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#10. What is desired is that the teacher ceased being a lecturer, satisfied with transmitting ready-made solutions. His role should rather be that of a mentor stimulating initiative and research. - Author: Jean Piaget
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#11. The Buddha also counseled the monks and nuns to avoid wasting any precious time by engaging in idle conversation, oversleeping, pursuing fame and recognition, chasing after desires, spending time with people of poor character, and being satisfied with only a shallow understanding of the teaching. - Author: Nhat Hanh
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#12. We must be as satisfied to be powerless, idle and still before God, and dried up and barren when He permits it, as to be full of life, enjoying His presence with ease and devotion. The whole matter of our union with God consists in being content either way. - Author: Jane Frances De Chantal
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#13. The fact is that being seductive is an addiction that can never be satisfied. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#14. What's the point in thinking about the maybe? All we have is who we are today, and who we're satisfied with being tomorrow. - Author: Carmen Jenner
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#15. Los Angeles is a lonely city. Everyone is focused on advancement success fame and money, it is hard to adjust to a culture based on always wanting more, on never being satisfied. - Author: James Frey
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#16. It's a bit of a headache being a perfectionist. You're never satisfied. - Author: Cherie Lunghi
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#17. Contentment can only be found in not envying others or comparing yourself to them but in being satisfied with what you have. - Author: Larry Herzberg
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#18. Why hast thou made me born in this country, The inhabitant of which is satisfied with being a slave? - Author: Muhammad Iqbal
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#19. Any fool can be happy. What I'm interested in is satisfaction. There's got to be more to life than just being happy. You've got to be fulfilled. You've got to be satisfied; philosophically satisfied is what I mean. - Author: Charlie Trotter
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#20. We must believe in a sense of life renewed by the theater, a sense of life in which man fearlessly makes himself master of what does not yet exist, and brings it into being. And everything that has not been born can still be brought to life if we are not satisfied to remain mere recording organisms. - Author: Antonin Artaud
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#21. Influential people are never satisfied with the status quo. They're the ones who constantly ask, 'What if?' and 'Why not?' They're not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom, and they don't disrupt things for the sake of being disruptive; they do it to make things better. - Author: Travis Bradberry
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#22. There are only two ways that God's justice can be satisfied with respect to your sin. Either you satisfy it or Christ satisfies it. You can satisfy it by being banished from God's presence forever. Or you can accept the satisfaction that Jesus Christ has made. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#23. I don't release many records just as "Fennesz," so when I do, I want to plan everything in detail. It's not that I want to really lead the listener somewhere; it's more about me being satisfied with a project. - Author: Christian Fennesz
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#24. I say, let us think. Let each one express his thought. Let us become investigators, not followers, not cringers and crawlers. If there is in Heaven an infinite being, he never will be satisfied with the worship of cowards and hypocrites. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#25. I've decided being eaten alive by anything is my last choice of causes of death." "What's first choice?" "Kicking it at two hundred and twenty, minutes after being sexually satisfied by my thirty-five-year-old Spanish lover, and his twin brother." "There's something to be said for that, - Author: J.D. Robb
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#26. As far as being satisfied, I just don't think you should work towards being satisfied. If everybody were satisfied, we'd never get anything done. - Author: Jason Isbell
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#27. Turning back the pages of my sweet shattered dream, I wonder if she'll ever do the same; And the thing that I call living is just being satisfied With knowing I've got no one left to blame. - Author: Gordon Lightfoot
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#28. I'm sorry," I said. I felt unbearably ashamed. "I'm sorry." "What for?" "For being a blind, self-satisfied ass. For not seeing . . . - Author: Sergei Lukyanenko
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#29. Being satisfied with little, you can gain much. Seeking much you will go astray. The wise heeds this precept. If it could be so with all people! - Author: Laozi
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#30. One morning just after Joe had left to drive to his class, Mary walked out to the barn and reflected on her state of hussiness. All in all, she was satisfied with it. Being a hussy had its advantages. - Author: Linda Howard
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#31. Being satisfied with the status quo means you are not making progress - Author: Katsuaki Watanabe
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#32. If you are satisfied, you bring your satisfaction to the moment and fill the circumstances of your life with that satisfaction. If you are dissatisfied, however, no one and nothing can produce contentment for you. - Author: Shya Kane
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#33. It's the hardest thing to be alone in being satisfied with what one's done. - Author: Claude Monet
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#34. Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music. - Author: Billy Joel
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#35. The good people of this world are very far from being satisfied with each other and my arms are the best peacemakers." - Samuel Colt, 1852 - Author: Chris Kyle
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#36. Once you are aware that you can live a happy, fully satisfied life without causing harm to animals, being a carnivore is a tough thing to justify. - Author: Adam Sobel
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#37. Satisfied needs do not motivate. It's only the unsatisfied need that motivates. Next to physical survival, the greatest need of a human being is psychological survival - to be understood, to be affirmed, to be validated, to be appreciated. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#38. There's no use being satisfied when things
are done wrongly. I want perfection. - Author: Bill Nichols
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#39. Good designers are no longer satisfied in taking the manuscript from someone and making it look nice. One of the things that I've tried to do is move from being a designer to a content provider. - Author: Tibor Kalman
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#40. The existence of strict moral principles has invariably
signified that the biological, and specifically the sexual
needs of man were not being satisfied. Every moral regulation is in itself sex-negating, and all compulsory morality is life-negating. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
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#41. Success means being satisfied with what you do every day. It's being proud of the better person you are becoming. - Author: Dwyane Wade
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#42. Learn to be satisfied. It is just as easy as being dissatisfied-and much more pleasant. - Author: Jacob De Jager
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#43. What I gained by being in France was learning to be better satisfied with my own country. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#44. Instead of being satisfied to alleviate suffering, we shall labor hard and continually to prevent it. - Author: Helen Keller
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#45. We must not overlook the role that extremists play. They are the gadflies that keep society from being too complacent or self-satisfied; they are, if sound, the spearhead of progress. If they are fundamentally wrong, free discussion will in time put an end to them. - Author: Abraham Flexner
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#46. No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful. - Author: George Boole
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#47. I would say probably not being able to do what I want to do and not being completely fulfilled and happy. I don't know how that would manifest itself in a mirror. It's just that feeling of not being satisfied with my life would be the worst thing that could ever happen to me. - Author: Karen Gillan
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#48. Man is so constituted that health is a purely negative state. Hunger once satisfied, it is difficult for a man to imagine the horrors of starvation; they cannot be understood without being felt. - Author: Jules Verne
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#49. The question is one of fighting the causes and not just being satisfied with getting rid of the effects. - Author: Che Guevara
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#50. Being satisfied with what we already have is a magical golden key to being alive in a full, unrestricted, and inspired way. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#51. In the United States 'First' and 'Second' class can't be painted on railroad cars, for all passengers, being Americans, are equal and it would be 'unAmerican.' But paint 'Pullman' on a car and everyone is satisfied. - Author: Owen Wister
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#52. And the desire would never be satisfied, except by a being of equal greatness. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#53. The whole time I've been an actor, from early in Houston, my goal has been to work - to keep doing it. I feel at my most satisfied as a human being when I'm working on a role. - Author: Jim Parsons
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#54. Modern woman is no longer satisfied to be the beloved of a man; she looks for understanding, comradeship; she wants to be treated as a human being and not simply as an object for sexual gratification. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#55. It all easy. I have been always telling you, my love, that I had no idea of the change being so very material to Hartfield as you apprehended; and now you have Emma's account. I hope you will be satisfied. - Author: Jane Austen
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#56. Capitalism satisfied the Christian demand for an institution that channels selfish human desire toward the betterment of society. Some critics accuse capitalism of being a selfish system, but the selfishness is not in capitalism - it is in human nature. - Author: Dinesh D'Souza
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#57. Drama made me happy. Being on stage made me feel alive. But I did what a lot of people do, and that's follow this path of leaving school and going to university. It was only at university that I realised the only thing that would make me a satisfied man was to do what I loved. - Author: Emun Elliott
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#58. Consuming pornography does not lead to more sex, it leads to more porn. Much like eating McDonalds everyday will accustom you to food that (although enjoyable) is essentially not food, pornography conditions the consumer to being satisfied with an impression of extreme sex rather than the real. - Author: Virginie Despentes
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#59. You couldn't be satisfied with being an amateur asshole, could you, Jimbo! You had to go and turn pro on me! - Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
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#60. We glorify God, by being contented in that state in which Providence has placed us. We give God the glory of his wisdom, when we rest satisfied with what he carves out to us. - Author: Anonymous
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#61. Virtue is shut out from no one; she is open to all, accepts all, invites all, gentlemen, freedmen, slaves, kings, and exiles; she selects neither house nor fortune; she is satisfied with a human being without adjuncts. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#62. The individual is the little conditioned, miserable, frustrated entity, satisfied with his little gods and his little traditions, whereas a human being is concerned with the total welfare, the total misery and total confusion of the world. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#63. I think the key is never being satisfied with your skills and you have to constantly learn. I say this all the time, I sound like a broken record, but if you are not getting better in this sport you are getting worse - Author: Kenny Florian
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#64. I love being on stage. There's nothing better than that feeling; ever since the first time I was on stage, I was like, 'Oh, this is what it means to be fully alive and satisfied.' I don't think anything's as satisfying as a play. - Author: Mickey Sumner
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#65. On the cross, both justice and love are being satisfied - evil, sin, and death are being defeated. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#66. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him." No human being is going to be truly satisfied with life until he or she loves God. - Author: Myles Munroe
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#67. The feeling of being happy or unhappy rarely depends on our absolute state, but on our perception of the situation, on our capacity to be satisfied with what we have. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#68. Our greatest failing is that we neglect the significance of a question and obsess over the accuracy of the answer. Therefore, we end up being satisfied with remarkably accurate answers to meaningless questions and dissatisfied with imprecise answers that attempt to respond to the important issues. - Author: D.A. Blankinship
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#69. It's a fine balance for an athlete in enjoying the moment and being really satisfied, say, with a run, and with your day, and knowing you can make it better in the future. - Author: Hannah Kearney
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#70. Growing up, she felt so unworthy of having her deepest desires satisfied, of being loved absolutely. She didn't feel that way anymore. - Author: Sylvain Reynard
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#71. If I have any audience, they can know that anything I am in, I would go see, with the expectation of being really satisfied. - Author: Ian McKellen
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#72. True contentment is not having everything, but in being satisfied with everything you have. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#73. I used to think being loved was the greatest thing to think about, but now I know love is never satisfied just thinking about it. - Author: Bob Goff
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#74. Although just being employed as an actor is a big thing, I'm not sure I'd be satisfied playing the same character for 30 years; it's not why I want to do this for a living. - Author: Jamie Dornan
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#75. One of the things I've discovered, thanks to the Japanese, is that you should enjoy yourself. In the old days, I used to think: 'Oh, never be satisfied, never admit to being happy.' But there's no curse in being happy. - Author: Jane Birkin
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#76. I immediately doubt things if I become satisfied with them. Being satisfied by something is a real danger for me. I hope I never lose that. That would be death. - Author: Jamie Wyeth
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#77. Once human beings realize something can be done, they're not satisfied until they've done it. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#78. And here, in truth, was the inexperienced youth's great danger - the danger of mistaking in others a mere profession of religion for heart piety, and of being himself led to rest satisfied with a form of godliness. - Author: George E. Sargent
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#79. I attended Catholic school. We received a great education from the nuns ... Also, guilt. Guilt and a feeling of never being satisfied with what you've done. And a sense that you are inadequate and a big phony. All useful for a writer. I'm always being edited by my inner nun. - Author: George Saunders
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#80. If I really believed in Friedman's economic theory, then I'd be quite satisfied to spend the rest of my life with a garden hose shoved down my throat, being filled with custard by representatives of the people of China. - Author: Nigel Lawson
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#81. I wouldn't feel satisfied being on set every day doing a romantic comedy - I'd be bored to death. - Author: Joaquin Phoenix
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#82. Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. So the point is, we all have choices, and we make the choice to accept people or situations or to not accept situations. - Author: Tom Brady
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#83. It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question.29 - Author: Michael J. Sandel
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#84. I personally want to work with great directors and great actors. My thing is about being inspired. You want money to come, but money doesn't always come with great art. At the end of the day, it's about being satisfied with yourself as a human being. It's important to me to try to make that happen. - Author: Scott Cohen
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#85. Life at court does not satisfy a man, but it keeps him from being satisfied with anything else. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#86. At the outset of my mature life, before everything suddenly became so difficult, I had a great talent for being satisfied. I'd - Author: Philip Roth
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#87. Are you satisfied being filled with good information about God, or do you long to burst into His manifest presence? - Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
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#88. Be satisfied, and pleased with what thou art, Act cheerfully and well thou allotted part; Enjoy the present hour, be thankful for the past, And neither fear, nor wish, the approaches of the last. - Author: Martial
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#89. On the other hand, there is a certain advantage in traveling with someone who has a reputation for shooting rather than being shot: as Keram said, in a self-satisfied way, they might kill me, but they would know that, if I was with him, there would be unpleasantness afterwards. - Author: Freya Stark
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#90. Because waking I often observe the absurdity of dreams, but never dream of the absurdities of my waking thoughts, I am well satisfied that being awake, I know I dream not; though when I dream, I think myself awake. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#91. I would prefer being in a hard battle; however, I will be satisfied with whatever happens to me in this war, if only the country comes out of this peril safe and to the satisfaction of the finest and best government on earth. - Author: Knute Nelson
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#92. As the philosopher John Stuart Mill wrote, It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are a different opinion, it is because they know only their own side of the question. - Author: Daniel M. Gilbert
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#93. Being happy in God and living righteously tastes far better for far longer than sin does. When my hunger and thirst for joy is satisfied by Christ, sin becomes unattractive. I say no to immorality not because I hate pleasure but because I want the enduring pleasure found in Christ. - Author: Randy Alcorn
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#94. A way has to be found to enable everyone to benefit from the fruits of the earth, and not simply to close the gap between the affluent and those who must be satisfied with the crumbs falling from the table, but above all to satisfy the demands of justice, fairness and respect for every human being. - Author: Pope Francis
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#95. The essence of faith is being satisfied with all that God is for us in Jesus. - Author: John Piper
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#96. The fact that man never is satisfied with any stage of his finite development, the fact that nothing finite can hold him, although finitude is his destiny, indicates the indissoluble relation of everything finite to being-itself. - Author: Paul Tillich
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#97. This was exactly why they'd failed: never being satisfied with what a person had to give, always expecting so much sacrifice that you had to hate yourself for anything less. - Author: Sonya Huber
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#98. Nothing goes perfectly for us. But ... being incomplete is what pushes us onward to the next something ... If we were even perfectly satisfied, what meaning would the rest of our lives hold, right? - Author: Takehiko Inoue
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#99. Being satisfied with the little we have; academically, spiritually, financially, ecumenically or otherwise will prevent a lot of problems from coming to us, and our dependence in our abilities and talents will go as far as bringing us satisfaction in life. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#100. The curse of ignorance is that man without being good or evil is nevertheless satisfied with himself - Author: Sophocles
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