Gratitude Quotes and Sayings - Page 4



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

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

Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
François de la Rochefoucauld

Thanks are justly due for boons unbought.
Ovid

There is no greater difference between men than between grateful and ungrateful people.
R.H. Blyth

There is only one thing that can form a bond between men, and that is gratitude… we cannot give someone else greater power over us than we have ourselves.
Charles de Secondat

Gratitude is not only the memory but the homage of the heart rendered to God for his goodness.
Nathaniel Parker Willis

The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
Henry Ward Beecher

Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.
Joseph Wood Krutch

O Lord, who lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.
William Shakespeare

Ingratitude is treason to mankind.
James Thomson

To the grateful man give more than he asks.
Spanish Proverb

Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.
John Henry Jowett

Gratitude isn’t a burdening emotion.
Loretta Young

Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles
and they can become your blessings.
Anonymous

For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.
Robert Quillen

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Albert Einstein

Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.
William Faulkner

I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude.
Giacomo Casanova

A person however learned and qualified in his life’s work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant.
Hazrat Inayat Khan

Be thankful for your mistakes
They will teach you valuable lessons
Anonymous

I remember those happy days and often wish I could speak into the ears of the dead the gratitude which was due to them in life and so ill-returned.
Gwyn Thomas

When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?
George Canning

One can never pay in gratitude: one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

I am full of gratitude for my life – and for this house.
Julian Clary

Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life’s blessings.
Oprah Winfrey

Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
Henry Ward Beecher

A great many men’s gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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