Quotes about Gratitude

by Jo-Ann Downey

in Inspiration

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

∞ “Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us.”  John N. Mitchell

∞  “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”  G.K. Chesterton

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

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

∞ “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “thank you,” that would suffice.”  Meister Eckhart

 ∞ “There are two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we receive, and the larger kind we feel for what we give.”  Edward Arlington Robinson

∞ “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” Henry Ward Beecher

 ∞ “Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” French Proverb

For more on gratitude, see “The Unique Power of Gratitude”.

photo credit: frances cominciotti

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