Quotes on Gratitude And Appreciation

Life holds so many simple blessings, each day bringing its own individual wonder. John McLeod

Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic. John Henry Jowett

Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it. E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

That's the way life works: gratitude and appreciation just bring more goodness. Remember: Everything we give out comes back. Gratitude has all sorts of little, surprising rewards. Louise Hay

There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed. If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude. Robert Breault

Appreciation can make a day - even change a life. Margaret Cousins

Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. Albert Schweitzer

No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has escaped the kingdom of night. Elie Wiesel

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

Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality. Alfred Agache

Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build their philosophy of life. A.J. Cronin

Without our stories, we are not only able to act clearly and fearlessly, we are also a friend, a listener. We are people living happy lives. We are appreciation and gratitude that have become as natural as breath itself. Happiness is the natural state for someone who knows that there's nothing to know and that we already have everything we need, right here now. Byron Katie

Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing... a grateful heart! George Herbert

When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep? George Canning

It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich! Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary. Margaret Cousins

I feel a very unusual sensation - if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude. Benjamin Disraeli

It just depends on what you decide to have in your heart. That's what I've learned. That's where I am at this stage in my life is if we can fill ourselves with love and appreciation for, and be in a state of gratitude. Every event of your life you have an opportunity to be in a state of gratitude for it. Wayne Dyer

I move through my day-to-day life with a sense of appreciation and gratitude that comes from knowing how fortunate I truly am and how unearned all that I am thankful for really is. To have this perspective in my everyday consciousness is in itself a gift, for it leads to feeling "graced," or blessed, each time. . . . Every time I see beauty around me I appreciate what I am seeing, and simultaneously I have this sense of appreciation-for being alive to have this particular moment. Jean Shinoda Bolen

Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. Khalil Gibran

Thanksgiving creates abundance. Ann Voskamp

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude. Denis Waitley

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned or worn. Denis Waitley

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it. Michael Josephson

Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They're absolutely free and worth a fortune Sam Walton

Without gratitude and appreciation for what you already have, you"ll never know true fulfillment. Tony Robbins

Very gratefully, with grateful appreciation, with sincere appreciative gratitude, in appreciatively grateful sincerity of regret, he declined. James Joyce

Our obligation to others and a gift to ourselves is to acknowledge and authentically express genuine appreciation for courtesies, caring and concern others have given us. Michael Josephson

You can't just write and write and put things in a drawer. They wither without the warm sun of someone else's appreciation. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Appreciation is an art and a lifestyle and a source of happiness and fulfillment. It's called gratitude-an attitude of gratitude. Harbhajan Singh Yogi

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies. John Milton

Those who always have a sense of appreciation and gratitude never reach an impasse in life. Daisaku Ikeda

For me, giving thanks is a sign of appreciation and gratitude that also brings about a deep sense of peace. Wally Amos

Nature's beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude. Louis Schwartzberg

Without gratitude and appreciation for what you already have, you'll never know true fulfillment. Tony Robbins

Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement. Charles R. Schwab

All that we behold is full of blessings. William Wordsworth

The law demands good works and uses its terror-rejection, shame, fear of punishment, unanswered prayer, personal tragedy, etc.-as motivation. Here performance is a necessity to secure the blessings and avoid the curses. Grace, on the other hand, allows us to serve on a different basis-not from fear but on the basis of love and gratitude, from appreciation and gladness for blessings freely given and freely received. Richard Jordan

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread. Mother Teresa

To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything. Thomas Merton

Money is a response. We use it to express our social values, our gratitude, our appreciation, our pleasure, our support. Money gives us the ability to respond (response-ability), and its empowering use often defines the truly responsible among us. Rosalie Maggio

When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Tecumseh

But the value of gratitude does not consist solely in getting you more blessings in the future. Without gratitude you cannot long keep from dissatisfied thought regarding things as they are. Wallace D. Wattles

Gratitude is a two fold love - love coming to visit us, and love running out to greet a welcome guest. Henry Van Dyke

Every breath we draw is a gift of God's love; every moment of existence is a grace. Thomas Merton

Gratitude is the state of mind of thankfulness. As it is cultivated, we experience an increase in our "sympathetic joy," our happiness at another's happiness. Just as in the cultivation of compassion, we may feel the pain of others, so we may begin to feel their joy as well. And it doesn't stop there. Stephen Levine

Gratitude isn't just a feeling, it's an action. Expressing gratitude by writing in a journal, taking a photo, or shooting a video creates a lasting impression that can bring more gratitude into the world-for children and adults. Janice Kaplan

a swell of gratitude and appreciation for his assistant, as opposed to the murderous rage he felt toward the rest of his staff Jennifer Egan

One man may hit the mark, another blunder; but heed not these distinctions. Only from the alliance of the one, working with and through the other, are great things born. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If I had a prayer, it would be this: "God, spare me from the desire for love, approval, or appreciation. Amen." Byron Katie

Every cell in your body is seeking fulfillment through joy, beauty, love and appreciation. Deepak Chopra

Feelings of love and gratitude arise directly and spontaneously in the baby in response to the love and care of his mother. Melanie Klein

Value everyone's contribution and treat everyone with respect. Michelle Obama

Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend.... Sarah Ban Breathnach

When we become more fully aware that our success is due in large measure to the loyalty, helpfulness, and encouragement we have received from others, our desire grows to pass on similar gifts. Gratitude spurs us on to prove ourselves worthy of what others have done for us. The spirit of gratitude is a powerful energizer. Wilferd Peterson

The grateful mind is constantly fixed upon the best. Therefore it tends to become the best. It takes the form or character of the best, and will receive the best. Wallace D. Wattles

Gratitude BRINGS MORE to be grateful about, so today I make the point of expressing gratitude for everything in my LIFE! Louise Hay

(Some people) have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy. Abraham Maslow

There is no greater difference between men than between grateful and ungrateful people. Reginald Horace Blyth

O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness! William Shakespeare

We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation. Seneca the Elder

One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay 'in kind' somewhere else in life. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

There is no effect more disproportionate to its cause than the happiness bestowed by a small compliment. Robert Breault

Every day, tell at least one person something you like, admire, or appreciate about them. Richard Carlson

There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude. Friedrich Nietzsche

Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep. Felix Frankfurter

Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

When was the last time you wrote a thank you note? When was the last time you went beyond a mechanical "thank you" to express authentic gratitude? We can enrich the lives of others and ourselves by making it a habit to express genuine appreciation for what others have done for us. Michael Josephson

Our expectation of the gratitude of others for what we've done for them is sometimes exaggerated because of our deep desire for appreciation and approval. When our good work or good deeds go unrewarded by hoped for praise, we feel like failures so we treat those who denied us our due as betrayers. Michael Josephson

You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy. Gautama Buddha

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless. Sherry Anderson

When you focus on what you have, your ABUNDANCE increases. I started with my breath. Noticing being alive is a good start! Oprah Winfrey

The more frequently you focus on your appreciation and gratitude for each breath, the greater will be your sense of daily gratitude... Now say, 'I am joyfully grateful for each and every breath.' If you have any doubt of your gratitude, just imagine the alternative for a moment - not being able to breathe! Zelig Pliskin

As I express my gratitude, I become more deeply aware of it. And the greater my awareness, the greater my need to express it. What happens here is a spiraling ascent, a process of growth in ever expanding circles around a steady center. David Steindl-Rast

What a miserable thing life is: you're in clover; only the clover isn't good enough. Bertolt Brecht

Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone. G.B. Stern "If you count all your assets, you always show a profit." Robert Quillen

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. Melody Beattie

It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation. Roberto Benigni

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. Jacques Maritain

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