quote by Thornton Wilder

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.

— Thornton Wilder

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Grateful to be alive quote Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful
Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.

I am grateful for being alive today. It is my joy and pleasure to live another wonderful day.

If your parents are alive, be grateful at the opportunity to earn Jannah by serving them

Grateful to be alive quote Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.
Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.

I am grateful for who I am and who I am not.

I am grateful for the life I have been given and for all that I have and all that I don't. Every breath I take is a blessing and an opportunity to fully experience the sheer joy of being alive.

Let ourselves be seen, deeply seen, vulnerably seen, to love with our whole hearts, even though there's no guarantee... to practice gratitude and joy in those moments of terror, to be this vulnerable means that we’re alive.


Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.

Grateful to be alive quote Today I look at all the positive things in my life, and I am grateful for them.
Today I look at all the positive things in my life, and I am grateful for them.

Music has touched me deeply, sometimes to tears.

But at the same time it's been life-affirming, because I've been grateful for the fact that I'm alive and human and capable of being so moved.

Every moment of life is precious and can never happen again and therefore is a reason to appreciate, be grateful for and celebrate the fact that you are alive.

Beautiful and rich is an old friendship, Grateful to the touch as ancient ivory, Smooth as aged wine, or sheen of tapestry Where light has lingered, intimate and long. Full of tears and warm is an old friendship That asks no longer deeds of gallantry, Or any deed at all- save that the friend shall be Alive and breathing somewhere, like a song.

Grateful to be alive quote Start the day with a grateful heart.
Start the day with a grateful heart.

Dear old world', she murmured, 'you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.


Someone who seems doddery is perhaps not doddery at all but only an older person absorbed in squinting concentration, as though on an ultimate trip, memorizing a scene, grateful for being alive to see it.

I am eternally grateful for my knack of finding in great books, some of them very funny books, reason enough to feel honored to be alive, no matter what else might be going on.

Grateful to be alive quote Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your
Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.

The ideal is to live forever, right? Or to live right now and just be grateful that I feel good. I'm definitely grateful for every second that I'm alive. At this point in my life, I definitely take time out throughout the day to just stop and be like, "Everything is cool." It's as good as it's gonna be, because it only gets worse.

I was attacked by two dogs when I was three and a half years old.

I'm lucky to be alive. My face was stitched back together and here I still am, gratefully so. I believe that experience shocked me into a deep alliance with the animal world, its beauty and viciousness and terror.

I've always seen the songs as having a consciousness.

Since I was two-and-a-half they would come to me from nowhere. I never thought that I was conjuring them by myself, and I was always grateful they would come and visit... They've always been very much alive. They don't have a physical body like we do but there seems to be an awareness.

Grateful to be alive quote Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.
Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.

I am so grateful to be alive. It's ridiculous to be alive.

All of us have problems. We face them every day. How grateful I am that we have difficult things to wrestle with. They keep us young, they keep us alive, they keep us going, they keep us humble. Be grateful for your problems, and know that somehow there will come a solution. Just do the best you can, but be sure it is the very best.

I am so grateful and honored to be nominated.

Working on Grey's Anatomy for the past few seasons has been a blessing and I have loved developing the character, Adele. I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to work with Shonda Rhimes and I want to thank her for keeping my character alive for all of these seasons.

Grateful to be alive quote The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is w
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.

It took a very long time to really enjoy an audition, and to get in the room and do the best that I can. I've just been deeply grateful for my career, and that the love for the work and the characters is alive still. I try to let go of the armor as much as possible and not be afraid.

I'm grateful to be alive, because I really did not think I was going to be alive, onstage performing songs.


It may seem strange, but the most grateful I've ever felt was when I was held up at gunpoint. After I handed over my wallet and the mugger ran off into the woods, I thought, 'Thank you for not shooting me.' I was overwhelmingly glad to be alive and unharmed.

Grateful to be alive quote Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aw
Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aware.

The first thing I do in the morning when I awaken is say, 'Thank you, Lord!' I'm grateful to be alive, and I'm going to try to tell the truth as well as I know and tell it as eloquently as I can so that people can hear it.

Every morning I wake up, it's kind of like wow, I don't know what happened or how it happened, I can't put my finger on it, but I'm grateful. I'm grateful to be alive. To spend one more day with my family. One more day to make my dreams become a reality. One more day to help somebody. So the first thought on my mind is, thank you god for another day.

Most of us never stop to consider our blessings;

rather, we spend the day only thinking about our problems. But since you have to be alive to have problems, be grateful for the opportunity to have them.

Grateful to be alive quote Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth l
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.

I could never be cynical, not that I think there's anything wrong with cynicism.

I think it can be quite funny at times. But I just feel so grateful to be alive.


I feel very grateful to be alive and well enough to make music.

Gratitude is not a fair weather virtue.

True gratitude means appreciating your life no matter what the storms may bring. Is simply being alive gift enough for you to feel grateful?

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