WEDNESDAY MOTIVATION:INSPIRING QUOTES ON GRATITUDE

 


Gratitude is an attitude and a way of life. It is a lifestyle that isn't imbibed by everyone but should be, this is because it has a lot of benefits. A grateful man is a joyful and thoughtful man. It might be quite difficult to stay grateful when we feel deprived or when we are struggling. However, I've learnt that deep reflection helps you see that you have much more to be grateful and happy for than your pursuits. To start with, life is priceless and there are so many things we have and others desire to. No matter what stage we are at the moment, it isn't where we used to be. Our problems seem bigger when we focus on challenges, setbacks and what we do not have rather than what we have and our progress. Gratitude is the attitude to set us right back on track. 

Gratitude can be portrayed in numerous ways: it can be shown through voicing it out, living life like the miracle it is, being grateful for good and bad times, through helping others (giving, encouraging etc) and so on and so forth. Gratitude attracts more wonderful things from our creator and others. I have personally learnt that there is always something to be grateful for at all times. Appreciate everything and stay grateful. I hope this post inspires you to be grateful for all. 


20+ Inspiring Quotes on Gratitude 

“When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.” —Tecumseh

“Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.” – Eileen Caddy

“Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seekers life – in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.” -Sri Chinmoy

“Remember that what you now have was once among the things that you had hoped for.” – Epicurus

"There are always flowers for those who want to see them." - Henri Matisse

"Giving is an expression of gratitude for our blessings." - Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” —Voltaire

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” —Melody Beattie

“The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” – William James

“The root of joy is gratefulness.” –David Steindl-Rast

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” —Cicero

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault

"Gratitude makes you feel good and proud. Complaining makes you feel bad and miserable." -  Maxime Lagac√©

"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving." - W. Purkiser

"It has been said that life has treated me harshly; and sometimes I have complained in my heart because many pleasures of human experience have been withheld from me…if much has been denied me, much, very much, has been given me." - Helen Keller

"The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it." - Michael Josephson

"No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night." - Elie Wiesel

"To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven." - Johannes Gaertner


"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." - William Arthur Ward

"Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"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." - G. Chesterton

"Expressing gratitude is a natural state of being and reminds us that we are all connected." - Valerie Elster

"You don’t get blessed, and feel blessed. You have to first feel blessed, then the blessings come to you." - Roman Price

"The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest." - William Blake

"Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart." - Zig Ziglar

"There’s no disaster that can’t become a blessing, and no blessing that can’t become a disaster." - Richard Bach

"What may seem a curse may be a blessing, and what may be a blessing may be a curse." - Muso Kokushi

"Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good." - Maya Angelou

"Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude." - Albert Schweitzer

"Got no check books, got no banks. Still I’d like to express my thanks – I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night." - Irving Berlin

"Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast." - Melody Beattie

"The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings." - Eric Hoffer

"Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all."- William Faulkner

"I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose." - Woody Allen

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