Monday, July 30, 2018

Quotes about gratitude


  • If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “thank you” that would suffice. --Meister Eckhart
  • We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. --John F. Kennedy
  • Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more. --Roy T. Bennett
  • True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. --Seneca
  • The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not. --Seneca
  • This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before. --Maya Angelou
  • When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. --Maya Angelou
  • A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings. --Mason Cooley
  • May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition. --Mahatma Gandhi
  • As long as this exists, this sunshine and this cloudless sky, and as long as I can enjoy it, how can I be sad? --Anne Frank
  • 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
  • When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. --G.K. Chesterton
  • I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. --Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses. --Alphonse Karr
  • I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet. --Confucius 
  • Ingratitude is the daughter of pride. --Miguel de Cervantes