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知足常乐 zhī zú cháng lè

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知足常乐 zhī zú cháng lè

Meaning: 知道满足,就总是快乐。形容安于已经得到的利益、地位。

Context: 知足常乐语出《老子-俭欲第四十六: “罪莫大于可欲,祸莫大于不知足; 咎莫大于欲得。故知足之足, 常足。”

意思是说 : 罪恶没有大过放纵欲望的了, 祸患没有大过不知满足的了;过失没有大过贪得无厌的了。所以知道满足的人, 永远是觉得快乐的。一个快乐主义者首先得有知足的修养,就是古训所谓‘知足常乐’。 王西彦《古屋》第一部

你是不是一个快乐主义者呢?

Antonym: 贪得无厌

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