Gratitude Quotes and Sayings - Page 2



Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…. It turns problems into gifts, failures into success, the unexpected into perfect timing, and mistakes into important events. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.
Melodie Beattie

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

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Gratitude – the meanest and most snivelling attribute in the world.
Dorothy Parker

If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.
Frank A. Clark

There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
Seneca

Gratitude is the memory of the heart.
French Proverb

Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.
Confucius

I feel a very unusual sensation – if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.
Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.
The Buddha

There is a calmness to a life lived in Gratitude, a quiet joy.
Ralph H. Blum

Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people.
Samuel Johnson

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Brian Tracy

Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.
The Hausa of Nigeria

It’s a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
Roberto Benigni

An attitude of gratitude creates blessings.. Help yourself by helping others. You have the most powerful weapons on earth.. love and prayer.
John Templeton

If you have lived, take thankfully the past.
John Dryden

Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.
Anonymous

Gratitude preserves old friendships, and procures new.
Anonymous

Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.
Joseph Stalin

Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
Kahlil Gibran

Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.
Lionel Hampton

The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.
William James

Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.
Eileen Caddy

Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.
Doris Day

The gratitude of most men is but a secret desire of receiving greater benefits.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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