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I am filled with gratitude for the ability to live the artist's life. In my studio. Being an artist. Everyday. (Mickie Acierno)

I feel so fortunate to be able to quickly get out of the city and into wilderness... and an abundance of natural beauty. (Peter Adams)

Silent gratitude isn't very much use to anyone. (Anonymous)

Whatever is received is received according to the nature of the recipient. (St. Thomas Aquinas)

Gratefulness thoughts in the morning light are about the setting of the daily lens. What will we take in, what will we seek and what is today's sense of self? (Nicoletta Baumeister)

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. (Melody Beattie)

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 blessing. (Henry Ward Beecher)

Got no check books, got no banks. / Still I'd like to express my thanks – / I got the sun in the mornin' and the moon at night. (Irving Berlin)

Smile your best smile at everyone you see. Think about all the things you have to be thankful for... and smile. The world will smile with you. (Frank Bettger)

An attitude of gratitude brings great things. (Yogi Bhajan)

- Wasp (San Francisco), 28 May 1885...
gratitude, n. A sentiment lying midway between a benefit received and a benefit expected. (Ambrose Bierce)

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. (William Blake)

There is no greater difference between men than between grateful and ungrateful people. (Reginald H. Blyth)

One looks at life as a gift, a painting of lights and darks, each defining the other, not a series of good and bad things. Giving thanks, and often, frees the spirit and makes the heart secure. (Fay Bohlayer)

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)

Right now I'm just delighted to be alive and to have had a nice long bath. (Richard Branson)

Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need. (Sarah Ban Breathnach)

Gratitude helps you to grow and expand. Gratitude brings joy and laughter into your lives and into the lives of all those around you. (Eileen Caddy)

Give up wanting to deserve any thanks from anyone, or thinking anybody can be grateful. (Gaius Valerius Catullus)

Gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. (G. K. Chesterton)

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. (Cicero)

Little seedlings never flourish in the soil they have been given, be it ever so excellent, if they are continually pulled up to see if the roots are grateful yet. (Bertha Damon)

One must learn to be grateful for one's own findings. (Eugene Delacroix)

Thank you for the manuscript; I shall lose no time in reading it. (Benjamin Disraeli)

Gratitude is when the Ego acknowledges and gives in to the fact that is has a need for others, something outside the self, and for a moment becomes more powerful. (Gins V.O. Doolittle)

Gratefulness translates into a joy-filled understanding that informs art making - a simplicity that goes beyond preconceived ideas and moves us toward truth. (Dean Taylor Drewyer)

Gratitude is twofold - love coming to visit us and love running out to greet a welcome guest. (Henry van Dyke)

I am grateful for the gifts of intelligence, love, wonder and laughter. (Roger Ebert)

n every exalted joy, there mingles a sense of gratitude. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

If you can't work with what God has given you, how is He going to entrust you with more? (Pauline Ewart)

Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep. (Felix Frankfurter)

I have walked this earth for 30 years, and, out of gratitude, want to leave some souvenir. (Vincent van Gogh)

- Ode for Music...
Sweet is the breath of vernal shower, / The bee's collected treasures sweet, / Sweet music's melting fall, but sweeter yet / The still small voice of gratitude. (Thomas Gray)

Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it. (Franz Grillparzer)

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time reading it. (Moses Hadas)

Be grateful for the talent you have, the people you've met, and the experiences from which you've benefited. (Hap Hagood)

For all that has been - Thanks. For all that shall be - Yes. (Dag Hammarskjold)

Sometimes you give birth to something or you're part of a team that gives birth to an idea, and it grows and has a whole life of its own, and you feel grateful. It's just so humbling. (Glen Hansard)

When you think of the silly things people have said to you which have stopped you from saying the same silly things, you simply can't do justice to your gratitude. (Henry S. Haskins)

Keep a gratitude journal. Write down at least three things a day you are either thankful for, made you smile or genuinely inspired you. (Robert Holden)

-in dark, cold solitude of winter months...
I thank the Lord for this opportunity for reflection. (Winslow Homer)

I'm very grateful for an entire lifetime spent involved in this creative process. (Ron Howard)

I've started to look at life differently. When you're thanking God for every little you - every meal, every time you wake up, every time you take a sip of water - you can't help but be more thankful for life itself, for the unlikely and miraculous fact that you exist at all. (A.J. Jacobs)

No standing water on the floor, oxygen, and a light bulb. I have nothing to complain about. Life is good, dammit. (Elmer Jessup)

Thanks for this day, for all birds safe in their nests, for whatever this is, for life. (Barbara Kingsolver)

There are moments on most days when I feel a deep and sincere gratitude, when I sit at the open window and there is a blue sky or moving clouds. (Kathe Kollwitz)

All art arises out of gratitude, a deep pervasive feeling that you are glad something exists outside yourself, that something can complete you. (Dorothy Koppelman)

We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love. (Walter Savage Landor)

We need to be grateful for many things that did not happen. (Langenhoven)

Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not. (James Russell Lowell)

None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone's help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you. (Harvey Mackay)

Just an observation: it is impossible to be both grateful and depressed. Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up. (Steve Maraboli)

Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. (Ralph Marston)

I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. (Groucho Marx)

Music and art both spring from a grateful heart. (Katie Wood McCloy)

Thanks to my work everything's going well; it's a great consolation. (Claude Monet)

If life wanted to hand me lemons, I'd not only make lemonade, but I'd use the zest for cookies, plant seeds for future fruit and turn the rind into compost to grow flowers, all the while giving thanks for lemons. (Bridgette Mongeon)

There is only one thing that can form a bond between men, and that is gratitude... we cannot give someone else greater power over us than we have ourselves. (Baron de Montesquieu)

Once I started working, it became better and better. I really felt that I was back into the work. I was glad I was alive. Just being able to draw and paint - even if I can't walk - is worth living for. (John Newman)

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

- Matins...
I arise today... Blessed by all things / wings of breath, / delight of eyes, / wonder of whisper, / intimacy of touch, / eternity of soul, / urgency of thought, / miracle of health, / embrace of God (John O'Donohue)

This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water. (Charles Olson)

Thank-you. Thank-you very much. (Elvis Presley)

Gratitude is an attitude that hooks us up to our source of supply. And the more grateful you are, the closer you become to your maker, to the architect of the universe, to the spiritual core of your being. It's a phenomenal lesson. (Bob Proctor)

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. (Marcel Proust)

If you drink the water, don't forget the person who dug the well. (Chinese proverb)

Gratitude is the heart's memory. (French proverb)

It's been such a powerful exercise to get up and say thank you, every morning... what am I grateful for... and I'm not just thinking about them... I'm feeling the feelings of gratitude. (James Arthur Ray)

-from introduction to The Raven Steals the Light, 1984...
I consider myself one of the most fortunate of men, to have lived at a time when some of the old Haidas and their peers among the Northwest Coast peoples were still alive, and to have had the privilege of knowing them. (Bill Reid)

When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears. (Tony Robbins)

In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope for greater favors. (Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

I can only say that I have had a wonderful life. (David Rockefeller)

There is no better opportunity to receive more than to be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens up the windows of opportunity for ideas to flow your way. (Jim Rohn)

How fortunate we are to make our life's work centred on experiencing life with depth and creating a soulful response to it. (Linda Saccoccio)

Aren't we grateful for our brains, that can take this electrical impulse that comes from light energy and use it to explore our world? Aren't we grateful that we have hearts that can feel these vibrations, in order for us to allow ourselves to feel the pleasure and beauty of nature? (Louis Schwartzberg)

He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first installment on his debt. (Seneca)

Thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds. (William Shakespeare)

Greed has driven the world crazy. And I think I'm lucky that I have a place over here that I can call home. (Nina Simone)

I want to thank anyone who spends part of their day creating. I don't care if it's a book, a film, a painting, a dance, a piece of theater, a piece of music. Anybody who spends part of their day sharing their experience with us. This world would be unlivable without art. Thank you for inspiring me. (Steven Soderbergh)

Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone. (Gertrude Stein)

Gratefulness is the great task, the how of our spiritual work, because, rightly understood, it re-roots us. (David Steindl-Rast)

-to his wife...
So now, in the end, if this the least be good, / If any deed be done, if any fire, / Burn in the imperfect page, the praise be thine. (Robert Louis Stevenson)

And for a breath of ecstasy / Give all you have been, or could be. (Sara Teasdale)

Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting. (Brian Tracy)

Develop an 'attitude of gratitude.' (Brian Tracy)

I give thanks for this perfect day / Miracle will follow miracle, and wonders will never cease. (Author unknown)

Teaching allows me to give back something to the profession from which I have received so much over so many years. (Robert Wade)

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. (William Arthur Ward)

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

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. (William Arthur Ward)

-to Robert Genn...
Thank you for your passion about your letter. Thank you for doing what you love. (Anne West)

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)

When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. (Elie Wiesel)

No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night. (Elie Wiesel)

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of their treasures. (Thornton Wilder)

Rest and be thankful. (William Wordsworth)

Be secret and exult, / Because of all things known / That is most difficult. (William Butler Yeats)

We can't catch kindness in a net or a gun. When kindness is given to you, it's by choice. One must adopt an attitude of gratitude. (Miles Patrick Yohnke)

How blessings brighten as they take their flight. (Edward Young)


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