Gratitude begins where my sense of entitlement ends.— Steven Furtick
Useful Thanksgiving Gratitude quotations
Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.
May your heart be an altar, from which the bright flame of unending thanksgiving ascends to heaven.
Reflect upon your present blessings
Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.
We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.
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.
Today I look at all the positive things in my life, and I am grateful for them.
Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.
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.
Start the day with a grateful heart.
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.
Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing... a grateful heart!
Every day is a day to be thankful. Life's abundance has no limit, and gratitude is what keeps that abundance flowing. In every circumstance there is something for which to be thankful. Even when there seems to be nothing else, there is hope.
Interrupt anxiety with gratitude.
Think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flames within us.
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.
O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.
Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.
This is a most searching and true diagnosis. Gratitude can be a vaccine that can prevent the invasion of a disgruntled attitude. As antitoxins prevent the disastrous effects of certain poisons and diseases, thanksgiving destroys the poison of faultfinding and grumbling. When trouble has smitten us, a spirit of thanksgiving is a soothing antiseptic.
There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
The thankful heart sees the best part of every situation.
It sees problems and weaknesses as opportunities, struggles as refining tools, and sinners as saints in progress.
Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as smooth sailing.
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength.
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little
Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude.
There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed.
If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.
(Some people) have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy.
The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. And attracts more things to be grateful for.
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.
You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.
' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.
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.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
No matter what our circumstance, we can find a reason to be thankful.
And we will move forward to our work, not howling out regrets like slaves whipped to their burdens, but with gratitude for a task worthy of our strength, and thanksgiving to Almighty God that He has marked us as His chosen people, henceforth to lead in the regeneration of the world.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received.
Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Be grateful for the things you don't have that you don't want.
All that we behold is full of blessings.
A basic law: the more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.
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.
You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip the pen in the ink.
There is no better opportunity to receive more than to be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens the windows of opportunity for ideas to flow your way.