In this season of gratitude, I offer you some of my favorite gratitude quotes. In reality, we don’t need to celebrate Thanksgiving Day to practice gratitude and appreciation. Let’s make every day a thanksgiving day. Remember to write everything you’re grateful for in a notebook or journal on a daily or weekly basis. You’ll feel better, and begin to manifest more in your life.
Be specific. The more detailed you are, the more results you will enjoy! If you write that you are grateful for your friend, also write a few things you appreciate about them.
I am grateful to all of you who have been visiting my blog for the past eight years, since 2007!
So..here to inspire you are some favorite gratitude quotes:
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy and change ordinary opportunities into blessings
~ William Arthur Ward
To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.”
~ Johannes Gaertner
Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.
~ Northrup Christiane
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls
The smallest thanks is always worth more than the effort it takes to give it.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
~ John Wooden
Live your life so that the fear of death can never enter your heart. When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light. Give thanks for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. And if perchance you see no reason for giving thanks, rest assured the fault is in yourself.
~ Tecumseh Shawnee Chief
…it is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.
~ David Steindl-Rast
Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire,
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something
For it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations
Because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge
Because it will build your strength and character.
Be thankful for your mistakes
They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you’re tired and weary
Because it means you’ve made a difference.
It is easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are
also thankful for the setbacks.
GRATITUDE can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles
and they can become your blessings.
~ Author Unknown
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