Thankful For What You Have Quotes by Alphonse Karr, Tony Gaskins, W. T. Purkiser, Epicurus, Izaak Walton, Marian Wright Edelman and many others.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
To be content does not mean that you don’t desire more, it means you’re thankful for what you have and patient for what’s to come.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
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.
If you can’t be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.
So often we are depressed by what remains to be done and forget to be thankful for all that has been done.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving,” and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
People who live the most fulfilling lives are the ones who are always rejoicing at what they have.
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.
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.
Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
Take full account of what Excellencies you possess, and in gratitude remember how you would hanker after them, if you had them not.
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.
If you can’t be thankful for what you have, be thankful for what you have escaped.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.