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Gratitude Quotes

Let’s be grateful for those who give us happiness; they are the charming gardeners who make our soul bloom. ~Marcel Proust

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, thank you, that would suffice. ~Meister Eckhart

Gratitude is heaven itself. ~William Blake

An attitude of gratitude is eminently practical. It preserves your energy, promotes synergy and fuels your intentions. The key is to make gratitude a regular practice, so that you are not thrown off kilter by the ups and downs of daily life and work. Molly Gordon

When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude. ~Elie Wiesel

Find the good — and praise it. ~Alex Haley

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~William Arthur Ward

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. ~Albert Schweitzer

Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life. ~Christiane Northrup

As I take my first step,
My foot kisses the floor.
With gratitude to the earth,
I walk in liberation. ~Andrew Weiss

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful. ~ Buddha

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. ~Henry Clay

Gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. ~G.K. Chesterton

Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live. ~Jackie Windspear

Gratitude is the best attitude. ~Author Unknown

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~W.T. Purkiser

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. ~Thornton Wilder

Who does not thank for little will not thank for much. ~Estonian Proverb

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. ~Cynthia Ozick

When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them. ~Chinese Proverb

Thanks are justly due for boons unbought. ~Ovid

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. ~Melody Beattie

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. ~Cicero

Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. ~Seneca

Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praise–then you will discover the fullness of your life. ~Brother David Steindl-Rast

Gratitude is our most direct line to God and the angels. If we take the time, no matter how crazy and troubled we feel, we can find something to be thankful for. The more we seek gratitude, the more reason the angels will give us for gratitude and joy to exist in our lives. ~Terry Lynn Taylor

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. ~Henry Ward Beecher

In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. ~Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude. ~Joseph Wood Krutch

Real life isn’t always going to be perfect or go our way, but the recurring acknowledgement of what is working in our lives can help us not only to survive but surmount our difficulties. ~Sara Ban Breathnach

Can you see the holiness in those things you take for granted–a paved road or a washing machine? If you concentrate on finding what is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul. ~Rabbi Harold Kushner

(Some people) have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy. ~A.H. Maslow

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. ~John E. Southard

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