• 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!
    ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  • If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get.
    ~ Frank A. Clark
  • You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip the pen in the ink.
    ~ G. K. Chesterton
  • I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
    ~ G. K. Chesterton
  • As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world.
    ~ Terri Guillemets
  • If you have lived, take thankfully the past.
    ~ John Dryden
  • Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture.
    ~ Kak Sri
  • The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.
    ~ John E. Southard
  • When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
    ~ G. K. Chesterton
  • Gratitude is the memory of the heart.
    ~ Jean Baptiste Massieu