Thankful For What You Have Quotes by Marcus Aurelius, Alphonse Karr, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Carlson, Marian Wright Edelman, Epicurus and many others.
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.
Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is
People who live the most fulfilling lives are the ones who are always rejoicing at what they have.
So often we are depressed by what remains to be done and forget to be thankful for all that has been done.
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.
Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
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.
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.
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.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.
If you can’t be thankful for what you have, be thankful for what you have escaped.