The mindset of being thankful should be a daily habit. Your focus on being appreciative for what you have, instead of what you don’t have, attracts more of the same into your life.
This attitude of being thankful impacts your life powerfully, it calms the mind, nurtures your spirit, and relaxes your body.
Being thankful is not just for Thanksgiving – it should be a daily habit. Here are a few inspiring, motivational, “thankful quotes” that will activate your giving thanks attitude.
Read each quote: Ponder for a few seconds, digest, and allow the inspirational messages to help YOU to have a new relationship to giving thanks.
“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Melody Beattie
“Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character. ” ~ Author Unknown, from Be Thankful
“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
“When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.” ~ Sam Lefkowitz
“Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” ~ W. J. Cameron
“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
“No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead
“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” ~William A. Ward
“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” ~G.B. Stern
“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice.” ~Meister Eckhart
“There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed. If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.” ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
“Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel. ” ~Author Unknown
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~William Arthur Ward
“When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them. ” ~ Chinese Proverb
“Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.” ~François Duc de La Rochefoucauld
“Gratitude is the best attitude.” ~Author Unknown
“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” ~Epictetus
“Praise the bridge that carried you over.” ~George Colman
“If you have lived, take thankfully the past. ” ~John Dryden
I hope these quotes inspire you as much as they do me! Please share them.
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