Friedrich Nietzsche on Life

“My formula for greatness in a human being is amor fati: that one wants nothing to be different…”

~ Friedrich Nietzsche

David Hockney on Money

I’ve always had enough money to do what I want to do, for the last 55 years, even when I didn’t have much. And that’s all I’m interested in.

~ David Hockney

Seneca on Poverty

Contented poverty is an honourable estate.

~ Seneca / Epistulae Morales AD Lucilium

Benjamin Franklin on Contentment

He that is rich need not live sparingly, and he that can live sparingly, need not be rich.

~ Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin on Contentment

Content and riches seldom meet together. Riches take thou, contentment I had rather.

~ Benjamin Franklin

Diogenes on Want

“He has the most who is most content with the least.”

~ Diogenes

Buddha on Peace

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

~ Buddha

Seneca on Contentment

“The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.”

~ Seneca