Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.— Marcus Aurelius
Revealing Expressing Gratitude quotations
Before and after practicing Judo or engaging in a match, opponents bow to each other. Bowing is an expression of gratitude and respect. In effect, you are thanking your opponent for giving you the opportunity to improve your technique.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say.
I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
Continuous practice, day after day, is the most appropriate way of expressing gratitude. This means that you practice continuously, without wasting a single day of your life, without using it for your own sake. Why is it so? Your life is a fortunate outcome of the continuous practice of the past. You should express your gratitude immediately.
Good men and bad men differ radically.
Bad men never appreciate kindness shown them, but wise men appreciate and are grateful. Wise men try to express their appreciation and gratitude by some return of kindness, not only to their benefactor, but to everyone else
If ingratitude be numbered among the serious sins, then gratitude takes its place among the noblest of virtues.
Prayer becomes more meaningful as we counsel with the Lord in all of our doings, as we express heartfelt gratitude, and as we pray for others.
The more we express our gratitude to God for our blessings, the more he will bring to our mind other blessings. The more we are aware of to be grateful for, the happier we become.
Gratitude bestows reverence.....changing forever how we experience life and the world.
O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.
Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.
Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude.
I could express my feelings more easily if they could be put into the notes of music, but as the very best concert would not cover my affection for you, dear daddy, I must use the simple words of my heart, to lay before you my utmost gratitude and filial affection
There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
Our gratitude to the American people is immense and we should never be embarrassed to express it.
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness.
It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
We need to thank all of our troops, and particularly those for whom we can never express enough gratitude for they have given their lives so that all of us may be free and that our democracy can be a shining light for the rest of the world.
Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is
There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed.
If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.
Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles.
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.
Gratitude BRINGS MORE to be grateful about, so today I make the point of expressing gratitude for everything in my LIFE!
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving," and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
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.
The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more things you'll have to express gratitude for.
A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received.
Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
If you can't be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.
All that we behold is full of blessings.
Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.
It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich!
To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted.