Gratitude Quotes and Sayings - Page 6



The difficulties, hardships and trials of life, the obstacles… are positive blessings. They knit the muscles more firmly, and teach self-reliance.
William Matthews

A Christian people who have for two hundred years kept a race in bondage, deprived of the advantages of civilization and religion, owe them a debt of gratitude which it would seem ungenerous to withhold.
Nelson A. Miles

Reverence, humility, contentment, gratitude and hearing the good Dhamma, this is the best good luck.
Buddha

Life is a paradise for those who love many things with a passion.
Leo Buscaglia

Blessed are those that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting.
Anonymous

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

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
Margaret Cousins

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

A man’s indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.
Ruth Benedict

Today a thousand doors of enterprise are open to you, inviting you to useful work. To live at this time is an inestimable privilege, and a sacred obligation devolves upon you to make right use of your opportunities. Today is the day in which to attempt and achieve something worthwhile.
Grenville Kleiser

What a miserable thing life is: you’re living in clover, only the clover isn’t good enough.
Bertolt Brecht

Thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds.
William Shakespeare

Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.
Ruth Ann Schabacker

Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
Baltasar Gracian

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
Izaak Walton

There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elisabeth Kubler Ross

If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.
Gerald Good

What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it–would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.
Ralph Marston

If you can’t be thankful for what you receive, be thankful for what you escape.
Anonymous

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
James Herriot

You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip the pen in the ink.
G. K. Chesterton

God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament.
Evelyn Underhill

I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.
Elbert Hubbard

Duty is for Kant the One and All. Out of the duty of gratitude, he claims, one has to defend and esteem the ancients; and only out of duty has he become a great man.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared.
Dennis Prager

The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
Nancy Friday

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

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.
Charles Dickens

Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into the world.
Mark Twain

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