A Quote from Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe

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Title

A Quote from Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe

Subject

A quote dealing with the human nature of wanting more and not being content with what they have.

Creator

Daniel Defoe

Source

Robinson Crusoe

Contributor

Nikita Crispe

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Text

“Those people cannot enjoy comfortably what God has given them because they see and covet what He has not given them. All of our discontents for what we want appear to me to spring from want of thankfulness for what we have.”

Citation

Daniel Defoe, “A Quote from Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe,” Enlightenmens, accessed January 30, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/352.

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