12 Quotes that Inspire An Attitude of Gratitude

by Sep 24, 2021

1. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is
not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy


2 “Gratitude is riches. Complain is poverty.” Doris Day


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


4 “‘Enough’ is a feast.” Buddhist Proverb


5 “Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance,
chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for
today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie


6 “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for
those which he has.” Epictetus


7 “The heart that gives thanks is a happy one, for we cannot feel thankful and unhappy
at the same time.” Douglas Wood


8 “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large
amount of Gratitude.” A.A. Milne


9. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you
now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” Epicurus


10. “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.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


11. “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


12. “Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition
look ahead.” C.S. Lewis



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