Posted by: Anne | November 28, 2009

quotes about thanksgiving II

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.”
— Cicero

“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

“Blessed are those that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting.”
— Author Unknown

“Difficulties are opportunities to better things; they are stepping stones to greater experience. Perhaps someday you will be thankful for some temporary failure in a particular direction. When one door closes, another always opens.”
— Author Unknown

“Every time we remember to say ‘thank you’, we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.”
— Sarah Ban Breathnach

“For the beauty of each hour of the day and of the night, hill and vale, and tree and flower, sun and moon, and stars of light; Lord of all, to thee we raise this our hymn of grateful praise.”
— hymn, For the Beauty of the Earth

“God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.”
— Author Unknown

“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 you haven’t all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you wouldn’t want.”
— Author Unknown

“It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment.”
— Naomi Williams

“Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.”
— Ralph Marston

“None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.”
— Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! Because His mercy endures forever.”
— Psalm 118:1

“Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.”
— Alphonse Karr

“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

“There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.”
— Author Unknown

“Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.”
— John Wooden

“We don’t need more to be thankful for: we need to be more thankful.”
— Author Unknown

“You won’t be happy with more until you’re happy with what you’ve got.”
— Viki King

(found here and here)

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