Quotes on Being Thankful

being thankfulNothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. Seneca

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. Epictetus

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. Cicero

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. Aesop

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. Friedrich Nietzsche

If "thank you" is the only prayer you say, that will be enough. Meister Eckhart

A noble person is mindful and thankful for the favors he receives from others. Buddha

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust

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

All that we behold is full of blessings.  William Wordsworth

No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. Alfred North Whitehead

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

Thanks are justly due for boons unbought.Ovid

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

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. Eric Hoffer

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. Thornton Wilder

There is always, always, always something to be thankful for. Anonymous


Let us be thankful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. John Milton 

Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude. Joseph Wood Krutch

People who live the most fulfilling lives are the ones who are always rejoicing at what they have. Richard Carlson

See also:
10 Things For Which to Be Thankful 
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