Gratitude is being thankful.
“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.”
—Henri-Frederic Amiel Philosopher, Poet, Critic
“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.”
—Dietrich Bonhoeffer Pastor, Theologian, German Resistance Fighter In World War Ii
“I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss.”
—Rita Mae Brown Writer
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
—G. K. Chesterton Writer, Poet, Essayist, Novelist
“In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.”
Stories About Gratitude
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I am grateful that people seem to be turning towards concepts like this - a public request for values - in a world that also...
My Little Determination
Submitted by Anonymous
I was seventeen, pregnant and scared there was no help that was going to come from the father. And I still had to graduate...
Submitted by Anonymous
I love it at night. It's peaceful. And when it cools down I sometimes do some ironing. I don't really care for it. I work...
Everyday Hero Stories
Bardi Toto is the most amazing giving woman I have ever met. She is a NY Times Best Seller, of a book Titled Thinking Upside...
Bardi Toto is the most caring woman on and off the internet, full of gratitude. I had to say something after I saw her other...
My hero is my mother. As a single mother of three young children, she raised us on a waitress's salary. We never went without...
I absolutely love this one, it makes me cry every time. It shows not only gratitude but also the love between a father and daughter.
Donna, North Tonawanda, Ny
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Sandra Rangel, Lake Worth Florida
We must never forget the people who helped us and help because no one is an island.
Anderson, Colatina, Es Brasil
I am grateful for a peaceful mind today. A rest from anxious thoughts, negative; unproductive thinking, worrying about all the "what if's". I am so grateful for this site of positive living in this insane world.
Amazing site!!! Thank you for being here in this world!
Power Principles For Living, Canada
Two of the most beautiful words in any language are not 'love you' but 'Thank you.'
Craig Goward Hermes, San Francisco
I am grateful for all my blessings, especially how warm, blue sunny skies make me feel!
Patti, Wild Rose Wi
I'm grateful for a site like this to be able to share everyday values that we should all raise our children with so we can have a better place to live!
I am grateful for this site. I wish more people knew about this website!!
Mary, Santa Monica, Ca
This is a wonderful site!! Thank you!
Mary Ann, Kingman, Az