The following list was composed by German philosopher, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe:

Nine keys to contentment:

  • Health enough to make work a pleasure
  • Wealth enough to support your needs
  • Strength enough to battle with difficulties and overcome them
  • Grace enough to confess your sins and forsake them
  • Patience enough to toil until some good is accomplished
  • Charity enough to see some good in your neighbors
  • Love enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others
  • Faith enough to make real things of God
  • Hope enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future