English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "content"

We put the contents of the fridge in boxes so we could clean itThe little boy spent the last day of school emptying his desk of its contents and playing with his friends.

We put the contents of the fridge in boxes so we could clean it.

The content of the play is of an adult nature.

Students are expected to be ready to discuss the book's contents in our next class.

The content of the course is described in the course outline.

Most snacks have either a high salt content or a high sugar content.

The fat content of these sandwiches is much lower than that of a regular sandwich.

Heather is totally content to stay at home with her new baby for the first couple of years.

I don't want to change jobs. I'm quite content with my present position.

It was too wet to play outside, but the kids were content to read books all afternoon.

The old woman had a contented look on her face as she held her dog in her arms.

The baby smiled contentedly after he had finished eating.

True contentment depends on a full stomach.

After her divorce, she was content to have some time to herself to reflect on her future.

There seems to be widespread discontent with the current governor.

A number of discontented workers are considering forming a union.

Her family brings her a great deal of contentment.

Benjamin Franklin once wrote, Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.

Louis L'Amour once observed that nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.

Doris Mortman once suggested that until you make peace with who you are, you will never be content with what you have.

Aesop once advised, Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.

Sir James MacKintosh once noted that it is right to be contented with what we have, but never with what we are.

Cicero once noted that to be content with what one has is the greatest and truest of richest.

Socrates once observed that he is richest who is content with the least.

Baby black bears make a humming sound when they are contented.

Darker olives have a higher oil content and a richer flavor than lighter olives.

A Breton proverb states that God's goal will be achieved when everyone is content with himself.

A Chinese proverb observes that the contented person can never be ruined.

A Chinese proverb remarks that the great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.

A French proverb suggests that he who has everything is content with nothing.

A Hasidic proverb notes that while we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

A Norwegian proverb observes that the stomach is not content with nice words.

A French proverb observes that what makes us discontented with our condition is the absurdly exaggerated idea we have of the happiness of others.

Find someone who is content with his life.


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