Gratitude Quotes (117)

Quotes and citations about gratitude


Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

By : Aesop

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Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.

By : Henri Frederic Amiel

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We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.

By : Roald Amundsen

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I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received, and determined still to press the case into public notice as a token of gratitude.

By : William Banting

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Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

By : Karl Barth

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On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.

By : William Bartram

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.

By : Melody Beattie

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Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.

By : Melody Beattie

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Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.

By : Roberto Benigni

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Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.

By : Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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We players understand we have the best lives in the world. We owe a debt of gratitude to all our fans, everyone who supports us.

By : Bruce Bowen

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When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food.

By : Barbara Boxer

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America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.

By : Allen Boyd

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It was critical to finding a way out. I had assumed young women knew the history of feminism and must have felt gratitude to the movement for the opportunities that the work we have done has afforded them.

By : Betty Buckley

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One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.

By : Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.

By : Steve Buyer

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Gratitude helps you to grow and expand

By : Eileen Caddy

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I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude.

By : Giacomo Casanova

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

By : Gilbert K. Chesterton

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I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.

By : Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Whenever we have thanked these men and women for what they have done for us, without exception they have expressed gratitude for having the chance to help - because they grew as they served.

By : Clayton Christensen

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Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.

By : Marcus Tullius Cicero

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I am full of gratitude for my life - and for this house.

By : Julian Clary

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Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.

By : Denis Diderot

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I extend my deepest gratitude to our Armed Forces and first responders serving both at home and abroad in the war against terrorism.

By : John Doolittle

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Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.

By : Henry Van Dyke

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All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for his bravery and commitment to civil rights and nonviolence that changed this nation - and world - for the better.

By : Eliot Engel

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In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude.

By : Thomas Erskine

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I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor.

By : Edward Everett

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Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.

By : William Faulkner

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Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.

By : Felix Frankfurter

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Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.

By : Benjamin Franklin

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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.

By : Nancy Friday

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Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.

By : Edward Gibbon

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We need to thank all of our troops, and particularly those for whom we can never express enough gratitude for they have given their lives so that all of us may be free and that our democracy can be a shining light for the rest of the world.

By : Virgil Goode

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Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.

By : Baltasar Gracian

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Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.

By : Edward F. Halifax

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Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.

By : Lionel Hampton

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