Thankful For Blessings Quotes by Charles Dickens, William Faulkner, George W. Bush, George Herbert, W. T. Purkiser, Izaak Walton and many others.
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
All across America, we gather this week with the people we love to give thanks to God for the blessings in our lives.
Thou that hast given so much to me give me one thing more, a grateful heart: not thankful when it pleaseth me, as if Thy blessings had spare days, but such a heart whose pulse may be Thy praise.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.
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!
Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.
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.
Whatever our individual troubles and challenges may be, itвЂ™s important to pause every now and then to appreciate all that we have, on every level. We need to literally ‘count our blessings,’ give thanks for them, allow ourselves to enjoy them, and relish the experience of prosperity we already have.
If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier.
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it – would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.
He who thanks but with the lips. Thanks but in part; the full, the true Thanksgiving. Comes from the heart.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
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