• Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
    Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
    ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
    ~ Melody Beattie
  • When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
    ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
    ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
    ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  • Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
    ~ William Arthur Ward
  • Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
    ~ Aesop
  • Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
    ~ Henry Van Dyke
  • 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