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Gratitude Quotes


"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 


“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”
-– Albert Schweitzer


"Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson 


“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.”
-– Anonymous


"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for."
-- Epicurus 


“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.”
-– Henri Frederic Amiel


"Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as the smooth sailing. What is the lesson or gift in what you are experiencing right now? Find your joy not in what's missing in your life but in how you can serve."
-- Wayne Dyer


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

"Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it."
-- Dalai Lama


“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”
-– Dietrich Bonhoeffer


"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others."
-- Marcus Tullius Cicero


“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


"When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears."
-- Tony Robbins


“Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.”
-– Edwin Arlington Robinson


"Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other."
-- Randy Pausch


“The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.”
-– Mary Davis


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