Gratitude

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  • “Count your blessings. “ ~ unknown
  • “Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden egg. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
  • “Enough is as good as a feast. “ ~ Sir Thomas Malory (d.1471))
  • “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
  • “He that is hard to please, may get nothing in the end. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
  • “If you think your bundle of clothes too heavy, try picking up your neighbor’s. “ ~ Virgin Islander (on comparable worth)
  • “It pays to be content with your lot. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
  • “It pays to be nice. “ ~ unknown
  • “It’s the little things that count. “ ~ unknown
  • “Make do with what you have. “ ~ unknown
  • “Never look a gift horse in the mouth. “ ~ John Heywood (c.1497-1580)
  • “Never take anything for granted. “ ~ Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
  • “Play the hand you’re dealt. “ ~ Jawahareal Nehru (1889-1964)
  • “Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get. “ ~ Spanish Proverb
  • “Thanks cost nothing. “ ~ Creole (on gratitude)
  • “The one being carried does not realize how far away the town is. “ ~ Nigerian (on gratitude)
  • “When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree. “ ~ Vietnamese (on gratitude)
  • “When you drink water, remember the mountain spring. “ ~ Chinese (on gratitude)
  • “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  • “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
  • “Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.” ~ Alice Walker
  • “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.” ~ Melody Beattie
  • “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  • “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Melody Beattie
  • “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. “ ~ Marcel Proust
  • “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. “ ~ G.K. Chesterton
  • “Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy. “ ~ Fred De Witt Van Amburgh
  • “Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts. “ ~ Henri Frederic Amiel
  • “There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed. If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.” ~ Robert Brault

This post was last modified on October 10, 2019 12:41 am