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Quotes About Gratitude
•“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” 
― Alphonse Karr
•“Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” 
― Henry Ward Beecher
•“You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance. 
― Kahlil Gibran
•“Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.
― Dennis Prager 
•“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” 
― Maya Angelou
•“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.
― Lionel Hampton   
•“The problem that we have with a victim mentality is that we forget to see the blessings of the day. Because of this, our spirit is poisoned instead of nourished.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.
― Elie Wiesel 
•“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” 
― John F. Kennedy
•“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” 
― Marcus Tullius Cicero
•“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” 
― William Arthur Ward
•“Dare to Be

When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.

When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light.

When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it.

When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway.

When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back.

When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some.

When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going.

When times are tough, dare to be tougher.

When love hurts you, dare to love again.

When someone is hurting, dare to help them heal.

When another is lost, dare to help them find the way.

When a friend falls, dare to be the first to extend a hand.

When you cross paths with another, dare to make them smile.

When you feel great, dare to help someone else feel great too.

When the day has ended, dare to feel as you’ve done your best.

Dare to be the best you can –

At all times, Dare to be!” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” 
― G.K. Chesterton
•“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.” 
― Deitrich Bonhoeffer
•“The more I understand the mind and the human experience, the more I begin to suspect there is no such thing as unhappiness; there is only ungratefulness.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.” 
― C.S. Lewis
•“Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it.” 
― Stephen Richards
•“Without darkness, we may never know how bright the stars shine. Without battles, we could not know what victory feels like. Without adversity, we may never appreciate the abundance in our lives. Be thankful, not only for the easy times, but for every experience that has made you who you are.” 
― Julie-Anne
•“Gratitude is the real treasure God wants us to find, because it isn't the pot of gold, but the rainbow that colors our world.” 
― Richelle E. Goodrich
•“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 
•“'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 
•“A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.”
― Francois de La Rochefoucauld 
•“Be thankful for your allotment in an imperfect world.  Though better circumstances can be imagined, far worse are nearer misses than you probably care to realize.” 
― Richelle E. Goodrich
•“Blessed is he who expects no gratitude, for he shall not be disappointed.” 
― W.C. Bennett
•“Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.” 
― John Ortberg
•“Those who have the ability to be grateful are the ones who have the ability to achieve greatness.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“What well-bred woman would refuse her heart to a man who had just saved her life? Not one; and gratitude is a short cut which speedily leads to love.” 
― Théophile Gautier
•“Making the ungrateful grateful will bring tears to your eyes, tears of blood bleeding from the heart.” 
― Ana Monnar
•“When the gratitude of many to one throws away all shame, we behold fame.” 
― Friedrich Nietzsche
•“When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” 
― Anthony Robbins
•“If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Gratitude and love are always multiplied when you give freely. It is an infinite source of contentment and prosperous energy.” 
― Jim Fargiano
•“Life-changing gratitude does not fasten to a life unless nailed through with one very specific nail at a time.” 
― Ann Voskamp
•“Gratitude doesn't change the scenery.  It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can clearly see the colors.” 
― Richelle E. Goodrich
•“Gratitude of heart can often be seen in a generous spirit.” 
― Our Daily Bread devotions
•“I am so grateful for the many times God has shown me the mercy of not giving me what I want.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“I have learned that in every circumstance that comes my way, I can choose to respond in one of two ways: I can whine or I can worship! And I can't worship without giving thanks. It just isn't possible. When we choose the pathway of worship and giving thanks, especially in the midst of difficult circumstances, there is a fragrance, a radiance, that issues forth out of our lives to bless the Lord and others.” 
― Nancy Leigh DeMoss
•“If we want to keep the blessings of life coming to us, we must learn to be grateful for whatever is given.” 
― Harold Klemp
•“One grateful thought is a ray of sunshine.  A hundred such thoughts paint a sunrise.  A thousand will rival the glaring sky at noonday, for gratitude is light against the darkness.” 
― Richelle E. Goodrich
•“The more grateful we are, the more we practice this in our everyday lives, the more connected we become to the universe around us.” 
― Stephen Richards
•“I try hard to hold fast to the truth that a full and thankful heart cannot entertain great conceits. When brimming with gratitude, one’s heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love, the finest emotion we can ever know.” 
― Bill W.
•“Mamma says gratitude helps us to see what is there instead of what isn't.” 
― Annette Bridges
•“In life one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day - or to celebrate each special day.” 
― Rasheed Ogunlaru
•“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” 
― Marcel Proust
•“Thank you' is a wonderful phrase. Use it. It will add stature to your soul.” 
― Marjorie Pay Hinckley
•“True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience.” 
― Oprah Winfrey
•“Because gratitude is the key to happiness, anything that undermines gratitude must undermine happiness. And nothing undermines gratitude as much as expectations. There is an inverse relationship between expectations and gratitude: The more expectations you have, the less gratitude you will have.” 
― Dennis Prager
•“Thank God I have seen an orange sky with purple clouds. How easy it is to forget that we have the privilege of living in God's art gallery.” 
― Erica Goros
•“One minute of sincere gratitude can wash away a lifetime’s disappointments.” 
― Silvia Hartmann
•“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
•“Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seeker's life- in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.” 
― Sri Chinmoy
•“A mindset of gratitude lifts the veil of bitterness and allows you to see beauty and possibility.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“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
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