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Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
Alfred North Whitehead
I seriously feel like the best days are ahead, and I like the idea of getting to do everything I did before but with more knowledge, experience, and street smarts. There's a certain love, appreciation, and gratitude that you have at 40 that you don't have when you're younger, and it makes every accomplishment feel so much better.
When my body gets to the point where I can no longer function or feel gratitude, then I'll leave it and become grateful again. But until then, I will appreciate what I have and not whine about what I don't have. I will feel blessed by life and the opportunity to help others see that they are blessed, too.
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I did not raise my son, Sam, to celebrate Mother's Day. I didn't want him to feel some obligation to buy me pricey lunches or flowers, some annual display of gratitude that you have to grit your teeth and endure.
We should honor Mother Earth with gratitude; otherwise our spirituality may become hypocritical.
I'm just so very lucky to be able to do what I do for a living, and giving back is a way for me to express my gratitude. I'm so lucky to be in a position to help people, and that's appealing to me.
At the age of 18, I made up my mind to never have another bad day in my life. I dove into a endless sea of gratitude from which I've never emerged.
When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.
Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?
Perhaps nothing helps us make the movement from our little selves to a larger world than remembering God in gratitude. Such a perspective puts God in view in all of life, not just in the moments we set aside for worship or spiritual disciplines. Not just in the moments when life seems easy.
To find gratitude and generosity when you could reasonably find hurt and resentment will surprise you. It will be so surprising because you will see so much of the opposite: people who have much more than others yet who react with anger when one advantage is lost or with resentment when an added gift is denied.
Henry B. Eyring
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.
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
Ascetics and fakirs come to mitigate human suffering; to heal us and lead us on the path. They put up with criticism; they go through many worldly trials. Some of them have even become martyrs for our sake. But they have done all this with a smile and with gratitude to God. Hence sacrifice is a great virtue.
When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.
Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us.
One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay 'in kind' somewhere else in life.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.
I extend my deepest gratitude to our Armed Forces and first responders serving both at home and abroad in the war against terrorism.
We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.
Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.
Joseph Wood Krutch
For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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