Thankful For What You Have Quotes by Melody Beattie, Franz Grillparzer, Marcus Aurelius, W. T. Purkiser, Alphonse Karr, Tony Gaskins and many others.
Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
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.
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.
Take full account of what Excellencies you possess, and in gratitude remember how you would hanker after them, if you had them not.
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.
Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.
If you can’t be thankful for what you have, be thankful for what you have escaped.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
If you can’t be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.
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.
So often we are depressed by what remains to be done and forget to be thankful for all that has been done.
People who live the most fulfilling lives are the ones who are always rejoicing at what they have.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.