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

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

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

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. –H.U. Westermayer

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

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice. –Meister Eckhart

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, and confusion into clarity…. It turns problems into gifts, failures into success, the unexpected into perfect timing, and mistakes into important events. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow. –Melodie Beattie

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.  -John E. Southard

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

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.  -Thornton Wilder

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.  -Cynthia Ozick

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.  -William Arthur Ward

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.  -Oscar Wilde

It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.  -Author Unknown

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.  If you want to be happy, practice compassion.  -Dalai Lama