Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.— John Wooden
Simplistic Be Grateful quotations
Be grateful for challenges because... Had there been no difficulties and no thorns in the way, then [each woman and] man would have been in his primitive state and no progress made in civilisation and mental culture.
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
You can't go to Heaven hating somebody.
Forgive now. Be compassionate now. Be patient now. Be grateful now. Love Jesus and Mary now. Accept God's will now.
Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be grateful the thorn bush has roses. Perspective.
Appreciate your surroundings and be grateful for it and that's when good things happen.
Those who have the ability to be grateful are the ones who have the ability to achieve greatness.
Before you complain today, be grateful you have breath to complain with.
Be grateful for your difficulties and challenges, for they hold blessings.
In fact... Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health personal growth, individuation and self-actualisation.
The best thing in life is to go ahead with all your plans and your dreams, to embrace life and to live everyday with passion, to lose and still keep the faith and to win while being grateful. All of this because the world belongs to those who dare to go after what they want. And because life is really too short to be insignificant.
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.
To know the mighty works of God, to comprehend His wisdom and majesty and power;
to appreciate, in degree, the wonderful workings of His laws, surely all this must be a pleasing and acceptable mode of worship to the Most High, to whom ignorance cannot be more grateful than knowledge.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Be grateful for your life, every detail of it, and your face will come to shine like a sun, and everyone who sees it will be made glad and peaceful.
Be grateful! It is easy to thank after obtaining what you want, thank before having what you want.
It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full.
Be grateful you have a glass - your the only person that can decide what's in it.
Be passionate, be optimistic, be grateful.
Every sunrise gives you a new beginning and a new ending.
Let this morning be a new beginning to a better relationship and a new ending to the bad memories. Its an opportunity to enjoy life, breathe freely, think and love. Be grateful for this beautiful day.
If you find that somebody is not grateful for all that you have done for him, then do not get disappointed because often you will find that someone else feels under your obligation though you have done nothing for him and thus your good deeds will be compensated, and Allah will reward you for your goodness.
Pain in life is inevitable but suffering is not.
Pain is what the world does to you, suffering is what you do to yourself [by the way you think about the 'pain' you receive]. Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. [You can always be grateful that the pain is not worse in quality, quantity, frequency, duration, etc]
Whatever happens to you, don't fall in despair.
Even if all the doors are closed, a secret path will be there for you that no one knows. You can't see it yet but so many paradises are at the end of this path...Be grateful! It is easy to thank after obtaining what you want, thank before having what you want.
We have thousands of opportunities every day to be grateful: for having good weather, to have slept well last night, to be able to get up, to be healthy, to have enough to eat. ... There's opportunity upon opportunity to be grateful; that's what life is.
Be grateful for what you have now. As you begin to think about all the things in your life you are grateful for, you will be amazed at the never ending thoughts that come back to you of more things to be grateful for. You have to make a start, and then the law of attraction will receive those grateful thoughts and give you more just like them.
The root of joy is gratefulness...It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.
Be calm, be strong, be grateful, and become a lamp full of light, that the darkness of sorrows be annihilated, and that the sun of everlasting joy arise from the dawning-place of heart and soul, shining brightly.
...The final secret is that there is no secret. Devote yourself to your leader. Work hard. Be grateful. Act boldly. Some may deride such suggestions as commonplace, and they'd be right: They are common. But to see them successfully enacted in this world is rare indeed.
The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.
Don’t wait for other people to be loving, giving, compassionate, grateful, forgiving, generous, or friendly... lead the way!
May your heart be an altar, from which the bright flame of unending thanksgiving ascends to heaven.
Being joyful isn't what makes you grateful. Being grateful is what makes you joyful.
I’m grateful for being here, for being able to think, for being able to see, for being able to taste, for appreciating love – for knowing that it exists in a world so rife with vulgarity, with brutality and violence, and yet love exists. I’m grateful to know that it exists.
Reflect upon your present blessings
Never let a day pass without looking for the good, feeling the good within you, praising, appreciating, blessing, and being grateful. Make it your life commitment, and you will stand in utter awe of what happens in your life.
Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.