"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others."
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
"When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you."
– Lao Tzu
"Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well."
"When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree."
– Vietnamese Proverb
"No duty is more urgent than giving thanks."
– James Allen
"He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has."
"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."
– Marcel Proust
"What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude."
– Brené Brown
"When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude."
– G.K. Chesterton
"The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing."
– Hannah Whitall Smith
"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."
"Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul."
– Amy Collette
"Gratitude is the sign of noble souls."
"Gratitude bestows reverence...changing forever how we experience life and the world."
– John Milton
"Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough."
– Oprah Winfrey
"Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."
– Charles Dickens
"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder."
– G.K. Chesterton
"We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures."
– Thornton Wilder
"Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."
– Melody Beattie
"I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks."
– William Shakespeare
"To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, but to live gratitude is to touch heaven."
– Johannes A. Gaertner