Each Thanksgiving we accumulate around the table and offer gratitude for our family, companions, and the great food we're going to eat. In any case, shouldn't something be said about the remainder of the year? Beginning the everyday practice of appreciation can assist you with perceiving the positive in your life as opposed to zeroing in on the negative. Furthermore, being appreciative of all the beneficial things you have can really make you more joyful.
In case you're feeling down or simply need a little shot in the arm, here are some moving statements about being appreciative to help you to remember your favors.
“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” Henry Ward Beecher
“We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.”—Harry A. Ironside
“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”—W. T. Purkiser
“Got no checkbooks, 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
“For my part, I am almost contented just now, and very thankful. Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.”—Charlotte Brontë
“The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.”—Hannah Whitall Smith
“Whatever we are waiting for—peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance—it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.”—Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”—Melody Beattie
“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”—Albert Schweitzer
49. “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘Thank you,’ that would suffice.”—Meister Eckhart
“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks.”—William Shakespeare
“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”
“Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.”
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
"True forgiveness is when you can, 'Thank you for the experience.'"
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”
“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.”
“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.”
“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”
“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.”
“Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.”
“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.”
“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”
“Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.”
“The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.”
“O Lord that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.”
“Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.”
“If you fail to carry around with you a heart of gratitude for the love you’ve been so freely given, it is easy for you not to love others as you should.”
"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."
“Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices."
“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around."
“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”
“I lie in bed at night, after ending my prayers with the words 'Ich danke dir für all das Gute und Liebe und Schöne.' (Thank you, God, for all that is good and dear and beautiful.)”
“Gratitude bestows reverence...changing forever how we experience life and the world.”
“Gratitude goes beyond the 'mine' and 'thine' and claims the truth that all of life is a pure gift.”
"Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary."
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." William Arthur Ward
"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder." G.K. Chesterton
"If you count all your assets, you always show a profit." Robert Quillen
"Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things." Robert Brault