If you aim for only wealth, beauty, fame, & power, you aim too low. Humility, gentleness, gratitude, & service is aiming high.— LeCrae
Off-limits Thankful Gratitude quotations
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.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
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.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
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.
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.
A state of mind that sees God in everything is evidence of growth in grace and a thankful heart.
This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before.
The root of joy is gratefulness...It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
May your heart be an altar, from which the bright flame of unending thanksgiving ascends to heaven.
God much are the truly wealthy. So our inner happiness depends not on what we experience but on the degree of our gratitude to God, Gratitude — the Secret of Life.
If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul
Reflect upon your present blessings
Whatever happens in your life, no matter how troubling things might seem, do not enter the neighborhood of despair. Even when all doors remain closed, God will open up a new path only for you. Be thankful!
Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
Real life isn't always going to be perfect or go our way, but the recurring acknowledgement of what is working in our lives can help us not only to survive but surmount our difficulties.
'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say.
I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy.
I thank God for my handicaps. For through them, I have found myself, my work and my God.
We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.
I have noticed that the Universe loves gratitude.
The more grateful you are, the more goodies you get. When I say 'goodies', I don't mean only material things. I mean all the people, places and experiences that make life so wonderfully worth living.
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.
I do not think that we have a “right” to happiness. If happiness happens, say thanks.
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life.
Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others.
The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
Making the ungrateful grateful will bring tears to your eyes, tears of blood bleeding from the heart.
Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have;
it depends solely upon what you think. So start each day by thinking of all the things you have to be thankful for. Your future will depend very largely on the thoughts you think today. So think thoughts of hope and confidence and love and success.
You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you.
True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience.
Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing... a grateful heart!