Choose three gratitude quotes that most touch your heart and remind you to connect with what you are grateful for.
Make a list of the things you're most grateful for and put it by your bedside so it's the first thing you see in the morning. Try it and see if it brightens your morning mood and starts your day off right.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~ W.T. Purkiser
Good men and bad men differ radically. Bad men never appreciate kindness shown them, but wise men appreciate and are grateful. Wise men try to express their appreciation and gratitude by some return of kindness, not only to their benefactor, but to everyone else. ~ Buddha
Gratitude is the heart’s memory. ~ French proverb
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. ~ Henry Van Dyke
Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth. ~ Sophocles
He who receives a good turn should never forget it; he who does one should never remember it. ~ Pierre Charron
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. ~ John Milton
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it. ~ Benjamin Franklin
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made. ~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery
No longer forward nor behind
I look in hope or fear;
But, grateful, take the good I find,
The best of now and here.
~ John Greenleaf Whittier
A man’s indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude. ~ Ruth Benedict
What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it–would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have. ~ Ralph Marston
God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament. ~ Evelyn Underhill
I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate. ~ Elbert Hubbard
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. ~ Seneca
In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy. ~ Albert Clarke
I thank God for my handicaps for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God. ~ Helen Keller
For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. ~ Buddha
Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses at home. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe