Gratitude

The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.

Jeff Miller

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The dominant characteristic of an authentic spiritual life is the gratitude that flows from trust — not only for all the gifts that I receive from God, but gratitude for all the suffering. Because in that purifying experience, suffering has often been the shortest path to intimacy with God.

Brennan Manning

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I wanted to say thanks... and share my gratitude for everything I've been blessed with. Family, friends, and continued support from everyone.

Travis Barker

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Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.

Joseph Stalin

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We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.

Bill Vaughan

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Gratitude isn't a burdening emotion.

Loretta Young

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

Elie Wiesel

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When the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised change, I feel something stir inside me. Hopefulness? Gratitude? Openness? Whatever it is, it's welcome.

Kristin Armstrong

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Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.

Dennis Prager

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Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone.

Gertrude Stein

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Gratitude — quotes and aphorisms

I extend my deepest gratitude to our Armed Forces and first responders serving both at home and abroad in the war against terrorism.

John Doolittle

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Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.

John Milton

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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The discipline of gratitude is the explicit effort to acknowledge that all I am and have is given to me as a gift of love, a gift to be celebrated with joy.

Henri Nouwen

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If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.

James Herriot

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For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.

Elie Wiesel

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Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?

Saint Basil

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I grew up in Brooklyn, and my parents were Holocaust survivors, so they never taught me anything about nature, but they taught me a lot about gratitude.

Louie Schwartzberg

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Feeling gratitude isn't born in us — it's something we are taught, and in turn, we teach our children.

Joyce Brothers

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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