Some Thoughts On Gratitude From Various Authors

“Just an observation: it is impossible to be both grateful and depressed. Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.”

Steve Maraboli

“In normal life we hardly realize how much more we receive than we give, and life cannot be rich without such gratitude. It is so easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements compared with what we owe to the help of others.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”

William Arthur Ward

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”

W.T. Purkiser

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”

G.K. Chesterton

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