Sunday, 29 January 2017

24 Quotes About Thanksgiving And Gratitude For Everyday Life

Chukwu Emmanuel     January 29, 2017     1 comment

24 Quotes About Thanksgiving And Gratitude For Everyday Life

There are too many things in our neighborhood that should naturally inspire us to make these two words - "thank you" our most used vocabularies.

However, as humans we get overwhelmed by the ups and downs of life. We naturally focus more on our  lacks and barely remember to count our blessings and thank the man upstairs for the gift of life...

The importance of thanksgiving and gratitude can never be overlooked. People with the attitude of gratitude do remarkable things - you can check history to confirm my claim.

Thus, with this information in mind, I have compiled 24 awesome quotes to inspire you to give thanks everyday.

I strongly recommend that you read this post: 30 Powerful Affirmations You Will Ever Need 

1. "Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart." -Seneca

2. Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.” – Henry Ward Beecher

3. "Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt

4. “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” -Dalai Lama

5. “We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prosperity; we have grown in numbers, wealth and power as no other nation has ever grown.” -Abraham Lincoln

6.“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” -John F. Kennedy

7. "When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.” –Sam Lefkowitz

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

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9. "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. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie

10. "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

11. "Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser

12. “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” -W. Clement Stone

13. "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

14. "Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.”-Franz Grillparzer

15. “The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” -Henry Ward Beecher


16. "It is when we stop thinking about what we don't have or what we lack, and become grateful for who we are, that we can gain access to true unlimited inspiration." -Frank Arrigazzi

17. “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

18. "Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds." -Theodore Roosevelt

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19. "Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings."-William Arthur Ward

20. “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

21. “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite - only a sense of existence. Well, anything for variety. I am ready to try this for the next ten thousand years, and exhaust it. How sweet to think of! my extremities well charred, and my intellectual part too, so that there is no danger of worm or rot for a long while. My breath is sweet to me. O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it, for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment.” ― Henry David Thoreau

22. "Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough." -Oprah Winfrey

23. "Our view of God always comes first, and this is the primary conflict between the secular scientific community and the Christian community. I am not anti-science; I love discovering the greatness of God by learning about the things He has made. And I thankfully give Him the credit for the beauty and design that surrounds me."- Michael Garland

24. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


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  1. Thanks for sharing these spirit uplifting quotes. God bless U.

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