Meditations for Gratitude
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
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
— Zig Ziglar
Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
— Charles Dickens
The more you recognize and express gratitude for the things you have, the more things you will have to express gratitude for.
— Zig Ziglar
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
— Oprah Winfrey
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
- Albert Schweitzer
One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough.
— Hafiz of Persia
Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy -- because we will always want to have something else or something more.
— David Steindl-Rast
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
— Margaret Cousins
The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
— Nancy Friday