No matter what good things happen in our life, if we don’t have the attitude of gratitude, we will never be completely happy, in fact as I have been talking in another post, I fully believe that Gratitude is the key to Happiness.
Learning to be grateful for the things we have, rather than continuously seeking the things we don’t have, unleashes the power of Positivity in our life and therefore can make a huge difference in our life and the way we will feel about life itself.
The attitude of never having enough and never being grateful is instead such a negative attitude.
When everything goes wrong, sometimes can be really hard to be in the state of gratitude, but if we remain thankful for even those little blessings we have, our life will become happier.
Now, what does Gratitude Means?
Gratitude means counting our blessings, thankfulness, acknowledging things that we receive and noticing those simple pleasures in our life.
Having the feeling of gratitude essentially means taking nothing for granted and giving thanks to the abundance in life that we have obtained.
History has recorded many famous names of people have learned this important life lesson and here there are their famous quotes about Gratitude:
20 Great Gratitude Quotes from famous people:
1 # “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.” ― Epicurus
3 # “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero
4 # “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” ― Anthony Robbins
5 # “Often people ask how I manage to be happy despite having no arms and no legs. The quick answer is that I have a choice. I can be angry about not having limbs, or I can be thankful that I have a purpose. I chose gratitude.” ― Nick Vujicic
6 # “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ― William Arthur Ward
7 # “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ― William Arthur Ward
8 # “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ― Charles Dickens
9 # “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
10 # “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” ― G.K. Chesterton
11 # “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” ― Eckhart Tolle
12 # “An attitude of gratitude brings great things.” ― Yogi Bhajan
13 # “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
14 # “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.” ― Melody Beattie
15 # “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ― Melody Beattie
16 # “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” ― Aesop
17 # “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” ― Gilbert K. Chesterton
18 # “Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.” ― Eileen Caddy
19 # “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
20 # “Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful no matter what happened in my life.” — Oprah Winfrey
I genuinely hope these Gratitude Quotes might have inspired you to be a little bit more Grateful! 🙂
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- Gratitude is the key to happiness
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- Top Benefits of Gratitude
- Things to be grateful for in our life when going through a tough period