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450 Best Quotes By Famous People: Gratitude And Appreciation

1. “To be thankful for one thing is infinitely more powerful than to be bitter about a hundred others.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough


2. “You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.” – Buddha


3. “Here’s to celebrating light where we find it. And making light where we don’t.” ― John Green


4. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens


5. “When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.” – Chinese Proverb


6. “Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


7. “One man may hit the mark, another blunder; but heed not these distinctions. Only from the alliance of the one, working with and through the other, are great things born.” – Antoine de Sainte-Exupery


8. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” – Bill Bradley


9. “Being able to help someone to learn is a talent.” – Margaret Riel


10. “Begin with praise and honest appreciation.” – Dale Carnegie


11. Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. - Jacques Maritain


12. Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other. - Randy Rausch


13. “The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” – Hubert H. Humphrey


14. You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you. - Sarah Ban Breathnack


15. “Family is the most important thing in the world.” – Princess Diana


16. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault


17. “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.”― W. Clement Stone


18. What you focus on expands, and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it. Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful no matter what happened in my life. - Oprah Winfrey


19. Gratitude is a mark of a noble soul and a refined character. We like to be around those who are grateful. - Joseph B. Wirthlin


20. “Practice appreciation for who you are and what you have… and allow your life to unfold in the most amazing way.” – Millen Livis


21. “When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.” – Elie Wiesel


22. “Change your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.” —Tony Robbins


23. “The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.” – Robert Holden


24. “A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one.” – Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


25. “You saw what I didn’t see and you brought out the best in me.” – Unknown


26. “Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy


27. “We are born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Everything in-between is a gift.” – Yul Brynner


28. “I have a wonderful shelter, which is my family. I have a wonderful relationship with my brother and sister; this makes me feel that I always know where I belong.” – Jose Carreras


29. I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy. - Will Arnett


30. “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart


31. “Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.” – Mark Hyman, M.D.


32. “The truth is, not saying ‘thank you’ does more damage than actually saying ‘thank you’ does good.” – Tommy Wyatt


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


34. “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.” – Arwen, ‘Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of Rings’


35. “Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy – because we will always want to have something else or something more.” – David Steindl-Rast


36. “Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” – Jacques Maritain


37. “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong


38. Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. - A. J. Cronin


39. “Understand your worth. Value your life. Appreciate your blessings.” – Anonymous


40. “Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire


41. A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. - James E. Faust


42. I think I learned to appreciate and treasure each day, because you don't know how many you're going to be given. - Sandra Day O'Connor


43. “Thanks for erasing the word nightmare from the dictionary of my life. You have made my life a dream come true.” – Unknown


44. “My heart is and always will be yours.” – Jane Austen


45. “No matter where I went, I always knew my way back to you. You are my compass star.” – Diana Peterfreund


46. Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude. - Deepak Chopra


47. “Nine-tenths of wisdom is appreciation.” – Dale Dauten


48. “Appreciation and gratitude are a must if you choose to become the architect of increased happiness and your own fulfillment.” — Doc Childre


49. “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser


50. “Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.” – Joseph Wood Krutch


51. “Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Author Unknown


52. “They are not poor that have little, but they that desire much. The richest man, whatever his lot, is the one who’s content with his lot.” – Dutch Proverb


53. “The very first step toward giving to others is grateful recognition of our own assets.” –


54. “We are perishing for want of wonder, not for want of wonders.” – G.K. Chesterton


55. “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” —Randy Pausch


56. “No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.” – James Allen


57. “Appreciation in advance brings everything you want to you.” — Esther Hicks


58. “An appreciation of what you have brings the ultimate abundance in your life.” – Debasish Mridha


59. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson


60. “Be thankful for your allotment in an imperfect world. Though better circumstances can be imagined, far worse are nearer misses than you probably care to realize.”― Richelle E. Goodrich


61. “Learning to appreciate everything in life becomes a grand blessing. Problems cannot bother you anymore.” ― Premlatha Rajkumar


62. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light” – Helen Keller


63. “There is one foundation in the world that no earthquake or tornado can shake – the love of my husband. Thanks.” – Unknown


64. “A grateful mindset can set you free from the prison of disempowerment and the shackles of misery.” – Steve Maraboli


65. Count your blessings and you'll lose count of your misfortunes. - Jean Clervil


66. “When we start paying attention to the services we receive, stop and really see the person who is doing it and take the time to say thank you, our entire day will change.” – Brenda Shoshanna


67. Feelings of gratitude release positive endorphins throughout the body, creating health. - Sharon Huffman


68. “I find the most beautiful moments of life aren’t just with you but because of you.” – Leo Christopher


69. “Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.”– Anthony Liccione


70. “Having lived with nothing is the gift that allows me to appreciate the privilege of having everything.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough


71. “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


72. “Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.” – Will Rogers


73. If you live for having it all, what you have is never enough. - Vicki Robin


74. “Education is not filling a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats


75. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams” – Dr. Seuss


76. “The art of appreciation begins with self-appreciation.” ― Amit Abraham


77. “It is necessary, then, to 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.” – Wallace D. Wattles


78. “God gave us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends.” – Ethel Watts Mumford


79. “Appreciation has the amazing habit of bringing more reasons to be grateful for.”― Isabella Koldras


80. The earlier you learn that you should focus on what you have and not obsess about what you don't have, the happier you will be. - Amy Poehler


81. “If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.” – Steve Maraboli


82. “Wealth can also be that attitude of gratitude with which we remind ourselves every day to count our blessings.” – Chris Gardner


83. “What’s important is self-appreciation.” – Donnie Wahlberg


84. “Imitate until you emulate; match and surpass those who launched you. It’s the highest form of thankfulness.” – Mark Victor Hansen


85. “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” – Ralph Blum


86. “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi


87. “It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” – Tom Brokaw


88. “There’s always something to be thankful for. If you can’t pay your bills, you can be thankful you’re not one of your creditors.” – Anonymous


89. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John. C. Maxwell


90. “It takes a big heart to help shape little minds.” – Unknown


91. “When you have something use it with appreciation before you lose it and always remember those who don’t have it” ― Mary Uwamahoro


92. “Always have an attitude of gratitude.” – Sterling K. Brown


93. “Nature didn’t need an operation to be beautiful. It just was.” – Scott Westerfeld


94. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey


95. “Appreciation has become my destiny in life. Perhaps it’s the instinct of a polar bear enjoying hibernation in the vast snows.” – Liu Xiaobo


96. Were there no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts, and no one to thank. - Christina Rossetti


97. “I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.” – Woody Allen


98. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward


99. “Thank you for always being there for me even when I’m being a pain in the rear.” – Anonymous


100. “By being grateful, appreciating all we have instead of focusing on what is lacking, we allow more of the same to flow toward us.”― William Powers


101. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together. Keep me in your heart. I’ll be there forever.” – Winnie the Pooh


102. “If you really are thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone


103. “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


104. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust


105. “Thank God I found you I was lost without you.” – Mariah Carey


106. “Treat everyone you meet as if they have infinite value because in God’s eyes they do.” – Joyce Meyer


107. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” – Unknown


108. To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven. - Johannes A. Gaertner


109. “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” —Kristin Armstrong


110. “For it is in giving that we receive.” – Francis of Assisi


111. “I think the best way to show appreciation for things going well is to make things better.” – David Droga


112. 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. - Edward Wood


113. “Enough’ is a feast.”– Buddhist proverb


114. “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.”– Lee Lacocca


115. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton


116. “It’s not where you are in life, it’s who you have by your side that matters.” – Unknown


117. At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. - Albert Schweitzer


118. “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana


119. “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”– Albert Schweitzer


120. “Appreciate the moment.” — Isamu Noguchi


121. “Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.” – Rumi


122. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melodie Beattie


123. “Gratitude is the appreciation of what is, of life, of existence, of anybody and anything, for just the way it is.” – Adyashanti


124. When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. - Kristin Armstrong


125. “But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” – Thomas Jefferson


126. “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


127. “I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


128. It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up. - Eckhart Tolle


129. “Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today.” – Steve Maraboli


130. “You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.” – Amy Carmichael


131. It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude. It’s gratitude that brings us happiness. - Anonymous


132. We never question whether something is fair when it's good. But when something bad happens, the first thing we say is, This isn't fair. - Rabbi Roy Walter


133. “Begin each day with appreciation because this life you’re living is your own creation.” ― Christy Ann Martine


134. “Maybe being grateful means recognizing what you have for what it is. Appreciating small victories. Admiring the struggle it takes to simply be human…At the end of the day, the fact that we have the courage to still be standing is reason enough to celebrate.” – Meredith Grey


135. Of all the attitudes we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing. - Zig Ziglar


136. “From young to old, there are two words that carry a person forth in grace and honor; please and thank you.” – Byron Pulsifer


137. “By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.” – Voltaire


138. “Disappointments tend to polish our gratitude. Once we pass through a dark tunnel of disappointment, we more fully appreciate every flicker of light.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich


139. “In all affairs, it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.” – Bertrand Russell


140. “Without memory there can be no insight. Without love, there can be no appreciation.” ― Anne Rice


141. “If the world had more people like you it would be a better place. You do make a difference.” – Catherine Pulsifer


142. “When you have the courage to consistently express gratitude for everything you already have, the Universe will gift you, even more, to be grateful for.”― Clyde Lee Dennis


143. “Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest; it’s about who came and never left your side.” – Yolanda Hadid


144. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy


145. “The only thing you should feel entitled to is gratitude.”― J.S. Mason


146. “Instead of being impatient because you have to wait for something, be grateful for the extra time you have now to notice and appreciate your surroundings.” – Danielle Tinning


147. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” —Thorton Wilder


148. “One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh


149. “At home, be grateful. At work, be appreciative. Gratitude is a gift we give ourselves. Appreciation is a gift we give to others.” — Michael Josephson


150. “The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.” – Tony Dungy


151. “Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie


152. “When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.” – Bernard Berenson


153. “Don’t overload Gratitude; if you do, she’ll kick.” – Benjamin Franklin


154. “A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things.” – Plato


155. “If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” – Gerald Good


156. “There is nothing on this earth more prized than true friendship.” – Thomas Aquinas


157. “Richness does not come from wealth or splendor, but from an appreciation of those things that you cannot buy.”― Debasish Mridha


158. “As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch and experience.” ― Wayne Dyer


159. Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings. - Marianne Williamson


160. “Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides


161. “I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved.” – Reba McEntire


162. “Stop thinking gratitude as a buy product of your circumstances and start thinking of it as a world view.” – Bryan Robles


163. Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer


164. Gratitude creates the most wonderful feeling. It can resolve disputes. It can strengthen friendships. And it makes us better men and women. - Gordon B. Hinckley


165. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou


166. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust


167. “Show appreciation and for those you care


168. “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” – Aesop


169. “Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.” – William Safire


170. “Thank you for giving me everything without asking any in return. You are one of the best. Please stay always with me.” – Unknown


171. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” – Eckhart Tolle


172. “Happy Friday! Lift your spirits by living in the vibration of LOVE & APPRECIATION then check out all the positive things and people you’ll attract!” ― Tracey Edmonds


173. Keep your eyes open and try to catch people in your company doing something right, then praise them for it. - Tom Hopkins


174. The more you recognize and express gratitude for the things you have, the more things you will have to express gratitude for. - Zig Ziglar


175. “There are many things which I am thankful for in my life, and you are at the top of the list.” – Unknown


176. “Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” —Voltaire


177. The things you really need are few and easy to come by; but the things you can imagine you need are infinite, and you will never be satisfied. - Epicurus


178. “Understand your worth. Value your life. Appreciate your blessings.” – Anonymous”


179. “If you want to thank me, go do something for somebody else.” – Don Meyer


180. “A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they consistently do better work than they thought they could.” – Charles Erwin Wilson


181. “Without appreciation and respect for other people, true leadership becomes ineffective, if not impossible.” – George Foreman


182. “Your friendship has touched my life in ways you will never know. I wouldn’t trade material wealth for the friend I have in you!” – Kate Summers


183. Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks. - Thomas Goodwin


184. “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —William Arthur Ward


185. “Gratitude unlocks all that’s blocking us from really feeling truthful, really feeling authentic and vulnerable and happy.” – Gabrielle Bernstein


186. “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” – Walt Whitman


187. Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more. - Roy T. Bennett


188. “Happiness is found in the absence of expectation and a continuous focus on appreciation.” ― Tony Robbins


189. “Appreciation is the currency of success.” – Shaka Smart


190. Gratitude is one of the sweet shortcuts to finding peace of mind and happiness inside. No matter what is going on outside of us, there’s always something we could be grateful for. - Barry Neil Kaufman


191. “A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.” – Unknown


192. “Flattery is from the teeth out. Sincere appreciation is from the heart out.” – Dale Carnegie


193. “When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.” – Tecumseh


194. “Love is the greatest gift when given. It is the highest honor when received.” – Fawn Weaver


195. “I would thank you from the bottom of my heart, but for you my heart has not bottom.” – Unknown


196. “I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” – Anonymous


197. Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation. - John Ortberg


198. “The thing I’m most grateful for right now is elastic waistbands.” – Unknown


199. Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it. - Fyodor Dostoevsky


200. Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind. - Lionel Hampton


201. “When I count my blessings, I count you twice.” – Unknown


202. “Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want.” – Jim Rohn


203. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” – Mark Twain


204. “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” – Anthony Robbins


205. “Celebrate what you want to see more of.” – Tom Peters


206. “If you don’t get everything you want, think of the things you don’t get that you don’t want.” – Oscar Wilde


207. “All the appreciation I have been receiving has been very encouraging. It pushes me to do better.” – Armaan Malik


208. “Gratitude is one of the sweet shortcuts to finding peace of mind and happiness inside. No matter what is going on outside of us, there’s always something we could be grateful for.” – Barry Neil Kaufman


209. “I wake up every day with great appreciation for life and appreciation to play this game.” – Will Grier


210. “Thank you for accepting me as I am, with my virtues and defects.” – Jenni Rivera


211. “Be nice to everyone, always smile & appreciate things because it could all be gone tomorrow.” – Cory Monteith


212. “Every cell in your body is seeking fulfillment through joy, beauty, love and appreciation.” — Deepak Chopra


213. Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. - William Arthur Ward


214. “The achievement is appreciation. Your ability to be surprised and awed by beauty!” – William Hurt


215. It’s not possible to experience constant euphoria, but if you’re grateful, you can find happiness in everything. - Pharrell Williams


216. “One way to love yourself and take charge of your life is through the practice of gratitude. Practicing gratitude increases self-awareness.” — Veronica Smith


217. “We may not remember everything you said, but we will remember how special you made us feel. Thank you.” – Unknown


218. “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden


219. “You won’t be happy with more until you’re happy with what you’ve got.” – Viki King


220. “What you truly acknowledge truly is yours. Invite your heart to be grateful and your thank you’s will be heard even when you don’t use words.” – Pavithra Mehta


221. “Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” – Mencius


222. “The joy of living is the gratitude of the moment.”― Lailah Gifty Akita


223. “Simply give to yourselves that which you need – which is love and appreciation without judgment.”― Réné Gaudette


224. “Saying thank you, or offering other words of appreciation, along with sincere compliments and other grateful or kind words are the best way to fortify relationships.” – Chris Johnston


225. “Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.” – Bill Walsh


226. “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


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


228. “Gratitude is the state of mind of thankfulness. As it is cultivated, we experience an increase in our “sympathetic joy,” our happiness at another’s happiness. Just as in the cultivation of compassion, we may feel the pain of others, so we may begin to feel their joy as well. And it doesn’t stop there.” – Stephen Levine


229. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa


230. “Where there is great love, there are miracles.” – Willa Cather


231. Those who thank God much are the truly wealthy. - Albert Schweitzer


232. He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. - Epictetus


233. “When someone comes along who genuinely thanks us, we will follow that person a very long way.” – Alan Loy McGinnis


234. We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. - Cynthia Ozick


235. “Love those who appreciate you, and appreciate those who love you.”


236. “Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden


237. “Be thankful for the moments, the things you have, and the life you live.” – Wazim Shaw


238. “Every day, set your mind in the right direction. Find something to be grateful for.” – Joel Osteen


239. “Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.” – Gertrude Stein


240. “If you haven’t all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you wouldn’t want.” – Unknown


241. “Thank you for loving me, For being my eyes, When I couldn’t see…” – Bon Jovi


242. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Marcus Aurelius


243. Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and you will attract much better things. - Rhonda Byrne


244. “There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.” – Helen Keller


245. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” – Brené Brown


246. “The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” – Kahlil Gibran


247. “I give appreciation for my life, and I see the miracle in each moment.”― Victoria L. White


248. “Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” – Ben Carson


249. “If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge.” – Brad Sherman


250. “Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox


251. “I feel a very unusual sensation—if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.” – Benjamin Disraeli


252. “A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.” – Grace Pulpit


253. Gratitude is heaven itself. - William Blake


254. “It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” – Germany Kent


255. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


256. Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. - Brian Tracy


257. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton


258. “Develop an attitude of gratitude and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy


259. “It’s easy to not feel misplaced if this tidal wave of appreciation is coming your way.” – Christoph Waltz


260. “Appreciate what you have, while you have it, or you’ll learn what it meant to you after you lose it.”― Frank Sonnenberg


261. “If you want to change your life in the fastest way possible, trade your expectations of others for appreciation.” ― Tony Robbins


262. “One can appreciate & celebrate each moment — there’s nothing more sacred. There’s nothing more vast or absolute. In fact, there’s nothing more!” ― Pema Chodron


263. “Be verbal in acknowledging your appreciation.” – Catherine Pulsifer


264. “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” – Zig Ziglar


265. “It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.” – Unknown


266. “The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called ‘truth.’” – Dan Rather


267. “Practice appreciation for who you are and what you have… and allow your life to unfold in the most amazing way.”― Millen Livis


268. Gratitude is from the same root word as grace, which signifies the free and boundless mercy of God. - Anonymous


269. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” – Harvey S. Firestone


270. “A genuine smile touches something fundamental in us: our natural appreciation of kindness.” — Dalai Lama


271. “You are my heart, my life, my one, and only thought.” – Arthur Conan Doyle


272. “So I show appreciation for the little gifts that have been handed to me.” – Terrence Howard


273. If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get. - Frank A. Clark


274. A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants and how much more unhappy he might be than he really is. - Joseph Addison


275. “A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.” – Unknown


276. “When you meet people, show real appreciation, then genuine curiosity.” – Martha Beck


277. “Appreciate the plant that grows in your balcony only for you” ― Vineet Raj Kapoor


278. “You changed my life without even trying, and I don’t think I could ever tell you how much you mean to me. I can’t imagine what things would be like if I hadn’t met you.” – Steve Mara


279. “Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.” – Unknown


280. “Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing… a grateful heart!” – George Herbert


281. Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seeker's life, in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes. - Sri Chinmoy


282. May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition. - Mahatma Gandhi


283. “Saying thank you is more than good manners, it is good spirituality.” —Alfred Painter


284. “In every person who comes near you look for what is good and strong.” – John Ruskin


285. “Those who drink richly from the cup of thankfulness find themselves refreshed and their cup refilled.” – Skip Prichard


286. “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


287. “Appreciate what you have, where you are and who you are with in this moment.” – Tony Clark


288. “Appreciation is application for more.”― Vincent Okay Nwachukwu


289. “The best way to appreciate life is to be grateful.” – Wisdom Kwashie Mensah


290. “Silent gratitude isn’t very much use to anyone.” – Gertrude Stein


291. “Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.” – Fred Rogers


292. The struggle ends when gratitude begins. - Neale Donald Walsch


293. Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves - Henry Ward Beecher


294. Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. - Henry Ward Beecher


295. “The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” ― Emerson


296. “The essence of all beautiful art is gratitude.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


297. “Life is unpredictable, it changes along with every individual. Today you have and tomorrow you may not have, be thankful for the good that stays with you.” – Rashida Rowe


298. When we learn to give thanks, we are learning to concentrate not on the bad things, but on the good things in our lives. - Amy Vanderbilt


299. “Gratitude can turn common days into thanksgivings…” – William Arthur Ward


300. “I saw that you were perfect and I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” – Angelita Lim


301. “The best way to appreciate life is to be grateful.” ― Wisdom Kwashie Mensah


302. The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. - Friedrich Nietzsche


303. “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama


304. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” —Cicero


305. “Abundance and prosperity begin with gratitude and appreciation.” ― Anthon St. Maarten


306. “All my lifetime through, I’ll be thanking heaven for a special friend like you.” – Unknown


307. “Appreciation is true wealth” ― Jaja Requa


308. “If you do not appreciate every day of your life, who said that the days and years will be an asset for the future?” Sunday Adelaja


309. “Be happy with who you are and what you do, and you can do anything you want.” – Steve Maraboli


310. “You are, and always have been, my dream.”– Nicholas Sparks


311. “To love one that is great is almost to be great one’s self.” – Suzanne Curchod


312. “Happiness is the realization of God in the heart. Happiness is the result of praise and thanksgiving, of faith, of acceptance; a quiet tranquil realization of the love of God.” – White Eagle


313. “Sometimes you have to experience the bad, so that you can learn to appreciate the good things that enter your life.” ― Leon Brown


314. “An appreciation of what you have brings the ultimate abundance in your life.” ― Debasish Mridha


315. “Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.” – Nikos Kazantzakis


316. “Appreciate the lovers rather than acknowledging the haters.”― Sophia L Skaalerud


317. “In the end, you need to appreciate things before they are gone.” ― Surya Raj


318. Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor. - Benjamin Franklin


319. “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” – Steve Maraboli


320. If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want. - Oscar Wilde


321. “To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.”– Anne Morrow Lindbergh


322. “What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.” – Richard Gere


323. “We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction." – H.A. Ironside


324. 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


325. 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


326. “A simple acknowledgement shows integrity” ― Margo Vader


327. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”– Albert Einstein


328. Today I choose to live with gratitude for the love that fills my heart, the peace that rests within my spirit, and the voice of hope that says all things are possible. - Anonymous


329. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus


330. God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you? - William Arthur Ward


331. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” – Doris Day


332. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” – Peter Drucker


333. “Gratitude BRINGS MORE to be grateful about, so today I make the point of expressing gratitude for everything in my LIFE!” – Louise Hay


334. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. - Dr. Seuss


335. “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” – David Ogden Stiers


336. 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


337. “Any of us will put out more and better ideas if our efforts are appreciated.” – Alex Faickney Osborn


338. “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.” – Bob Talbert


339. “Leadership is having a compelling vision, a comprehensive plan, relentless implementation, and talented people working together.” – Alan Mulally


340. Gratitude unlocks all that’s blocking us from really feeling truthful, really feeling authentic and vulnerable and happy. - Gabrielle Bernstein


341. “Upgrade your past by seeing it with appreciation.” – Alan Cohen


342. “Gratitude is the appreciation of things that are not deserved, earned or demanded – those wonderful things that we take for granted.” ― Renée Paule


343. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ― Marcus Aurelius


344. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” – Cicero


345. “You put the ‘you’ in thank you!” – Anonymous


346. “The most important thing in the world is family and love.” – John Wooden


347. “If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” – Robert Quillen


348. “I think leadership is service and there is power in that giving: to help people, to inspire and motivate them to reach their fullest potential.” – Denise Morrison


349. “Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.” – Mark Twain


350. When gratitude becomes an essential foundation in our lives, miracles start to appear everywhere. - Emmanuel Dalgher


351. You were born rich, with 18 billion bountiful, beautiful, totally available and in all probability underused brain cells awaiting your desire, decision and directional compass to take you onward, upward, and Godward. - Mark Victor Hansen


352. “I want to thank you for the profound joy I’ve had in the thought of you.” – Rosie Alison


353. “I know what it’s like to feel that fear and the need of affirmation and appreciation. To build confidence in yourself is the toughest thing.” — Shakira


354. Expressing gratitude is a natural state of being and reminds us that we are all connected. - Valerie Elster


355. “Appreciation is a better stimulant than money. Money boosts the ego, but appreciation touches the soul.”― Debasish Mridha


356. “At the heart of great leadership is a curious mind, heart and spirit.” – Chip Conley


357. “Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” – Margaret Cousins


358. “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” -Anne Bradstreet


359. “We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer


360. “Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


361. “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr


362. “Because my teacher believed in me, I never gave up. Now I am flying towards my dreams.” – Heidi McDonald


363. “Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.” – William Makepeace Thackeray


364. “…it is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” – David Steindl-Rast


365. “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F. Kennedy


366. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust


367. “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” – William James


368. “I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.” – John Wooden


369. Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I may be in, therein to be content. - Helen Keller


370. “The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.” – Faye Wattleton


371. “In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.” – Albert Clarke


372. “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!” – Mae West


373. “Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone.” –Martha Beck


374. “One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life.” – Jerome K. Jerome


375. “What makes me happy is the appreciation of people around me.” – Nadia Comaneci


376. “Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they’re driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.” – Jenna Morasca


377. “Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” – Fred De Witt Van Amburgh


378. “You are my whole world.” – Stephen Chbosky


379. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” – Cynthia Ozick


380. Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it. - Stephen Richards


381. “Even though we can’t have all we want, we ought to be thankful we don’t get what we deserve.” – Unknown


382. “The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.” – Zig Ziglar


383. “If you can’t be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.” – Unknown


384. “The art of humility begins with a recognition of our dependence on others and an appreciation of God’s gift of life.” — Wilferd Peterson


385. “Step back and appreciate all others who share your planet.


386. When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. - Marcus Aurelius


387. “The mind is like a flower. It does not bloom without the lights of appreciation, encouragement, and love.” ― Debasish Mridha


388. “Find time to thank God for all the blessings you receive on a day to day basis.” – Steven Johnson


389. “To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” – Johannes Gaertner


390. “A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues.” –Marcus Tullius Cicero


391. “It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.” — Confucius


392. I've learned that if I don't celebrate the exquisiteness of each day that I've lost something I'll never get back. - Sally P. Karioth


393. “It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.”― Germany Kent


394. “In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door.”― David Steindl-Rast


395. For each new morning with its light, for rest and shelter of the night, for health and food, for love and friends, for everything thy goodness sends. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


396. “A good manager is a man who isn’t worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.” – H. S. M. Burns


397. If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul. - Rabbi Harold Kushner


398. “I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.” – William Shakespeare


399. “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


400. An attitude of gratitude creates blessings. - Sir John Templeton


401. “The loftiness of understanding embraces all. It requires as much spirit to suffer the failings of others as it does to appreciate their good qualities.” –


402. Joy is a heart full and a mind purified by gratitude. - Marietta McCarty


403. “For one minute, walk outside, stand there, in silence. Look up at the sky and contemplate how amazing life is.” – Anonymous


404. “It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” – Peter Buffett


405. “When I go out and I see the genuine appreciation from the people, that’s a big thing for me.” – Yami Gautam


406. “Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.” – Barbara Bush


407. “I cannot tell you that I am owed anything. But I can tell you that I owe everything.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough


408. “Let us be grateful to the people that make us happy…” – Marcel Proust


409. “If you want to be reminded of the love of the Lord, just watch the sunrise.” – Jeannette Walls


410. “Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.” – Roy T. Bennett


411. Develop an attitude of gratitude. Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you. - Brian Tracy


412. If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. - Gerald Good


413. Gratitude doesn’t change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can clearly see the colors. - Richelle E. Goodrich


414. “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” – A.A. Milne


415. “If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” – Frank A. Clark


416. “You go through life wondering what is it all about, but at the end of the day it’s all about family.”– Rod Stewart


417. “No one who appreciates the shortness of this life and the eternality of the next can ever say, ‘I’m bored’.” – Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi


418. “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” – Charles Schwab


419. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Brooks Adams


420. “I wouldn’t trade you for the world.” – The Bachelors


421. “We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.” –


422. “You gave me your time, the most thoughtful gift of all.” – Dan Zadra


423. “Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it all into words is all that is necessary.” –Margaret Cousins


424. “If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


425. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton


426. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward


427. Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. - Buddha


428. “A thankful person is thankful under all circumstances. A complaining soul complains even in paradise.”- Bahá’u’lláh


429. “Most people are unhappy because they’re focused on what they want rather than appreciating what they have.” ― Marty Rubin


430. “Learning the art of expressing gratitude will force you to focus on the positive.” – Jim Rohn


431. “May your heart be an altar, from which the bright flame of unending thanksgiving ascends to heaven.” – Mary Euphrasia Pelletier


432. “If you can’t reward then you should thank.” – Arabic Proverb


433. “All leadership is appreciative leadership. It’s the capacity to see the best in the world around us, in our colleagues, and in the groups we are trying to lead.” – David Cooperrider


434. “Be happy with who you are and what you do, and you can do anything you want.” ― Steve Maraboli


435. Gratitude is one of the most medicinal emotions we can feel. It elevates our moods and fills us with joy. - Sara Avant Stover


436. “True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing.” – Seneca


437. “And you also know that we should appreciate the work of God’s hands. But oftentimes we wish we looked differently than we do.” – Patricia Meyers


438. “I will forever remain humble because I know I could have less. I will always be grateful because I know I’ve had less.” – Unknown


439. “Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.” – Alan Cohen


440. “I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.” – Elbert Hubbard


441. “Gratitude is happiness double by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton


442. “There is really a whole new appreciation when you leave and then come back.” – Hunter Tylo


443. “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” ― Zoe Kravitz


444. “There are many things which I am thankful in my life, and you are at the top of the list.” – Unknown


445. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – JFK


446. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy. - Fred De Witt Van Amburgh


447. Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. - Zig Ziglar


448. “Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you.” ― Ralph Marston


449. “My family is my life and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.”– Michael Imperioli


450. “Appreciating what you have is the best cure for missing what you have lost.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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