I try hard to hold fast to the truth that a full and thankful heart cannot entertain great conceits. When brimming with gratitude, one's heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love, the finest emotion we can ever know.— Bill W.
Lavish Great Gratitude quotations
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do.
But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The days that I keep my gratitude higher than my expectations, I have really good days.
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Prayer is an aspiration of the heart, it is a simple glance directed to heaven, it is a cry of gratitude and love in the midst of trail as well as joy; finally, it is something great, supernatural, which expands my soul and unites me to Jesus.
America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.
In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.
Gratitude bestows reverence.....changing forever how we experience life and the world.
The greatest wisdom is in simplicity.
Love, respect, tolerance, sharing, gratitude, forgiveness. It's not complex or elaborate. The real knowledge is free. It's encoded in your DNA. All you need is within you. Great teachers have said that from the beginning. Find your heart, and you will find your way.
There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
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.
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.
On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.
Of all the 'attitudes' we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing.
There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed.
If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.
True greatness means that, even if you forget what you've done for others, you never forget what others have done for you. It means always doing your utmost to repay debts of gratitude. Such people radiate integrity, depth of character, bigheartedness and charm.
A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things.
Jesus went without comfort so that you might have it.
He postponed joy so that you might share in it. He willingly chose isolation so that you might never be alone in your hurt and sorrow. He had no real fellowship so that fellowship might be yours, this moment. This alone is enough cause for great gratitude!
If you can't be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.
I live in a loving, abundant, harmonious universe, and I am grateful.
All that we behold is full of blessings.
And may we ever have gratitude in hearts that the great Creator in all His glory has placed the herbs in the field for our healing.
Guilt rarely results in positive behavior.
But gratitude? Great things flow from a heart of gratitude.
It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich!
"Great suffering has a silver-lining that we can be grateful for, because it builds up a human being and puts him or her within reach of self-knowledge."
The grateful person knows that God is good, not by hearsay but by experience.
And that is what makes all the difference.
To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted.
Every time we remember to say "thank you", we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.
Among the many acts of gratitude we owe to God, it may be accounted one to study and contemplate the perfections and beauties of His work of creation. Every new discovery must necessarily raise in us a fresh sense of the greatness, wisdom, and power of God.
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies.
Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be...including our perception. Of it
All great questions must be raised by great voices, and the greatest voice is the voice of the people - speaking out - in prose, or painting or poetry or music; speaking out - in homes and halls, streets and farms, courts and cafes - let that voice speak and the stillness you hear will be the gratitude of mankind.
To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything.
There is not a more pleasing exercise of the mind than gratitude.
It is accompanied with such an inward satisfaction that the duty is sufficiently rewarded by the performance
Worship is a believer's response to God's revelation of Himself.
It is expressing wonder, awe, and gratitude for the worthiness, the greatness, and the goodness of our Lord. It is the appropriate response to God's person, His provision, His power, His promises, and His plan.