Favorite Quotations ~  Thank You, 3 mental_floss Presents Condensed Knowledge

"Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give." ~ E. A. Robinson

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Gratitude will make you brave. ~ Awa Kenzo

There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from. ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.  ~ Charles Dickens

Saying "thank you" creates love. ~ Daphne Rose Kingma

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?" ~ William A. Ward

One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay in kind somewhere else in life. ~ Ann Morrow Lindbergh

For what has been -- thanks! For what shall be -- yes! ~ Dag Hammarskjöld

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~ Marcel Proust

A hundred times a day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the full measure I have received and am still receiving. ~ Albert Einstein

I lift up my heart in gratitude for these beautiful yearly bridges that bind us together in love. ~ Edward M. Hays

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. ~ Melody Beattie

The scoreboard said I lost today, but what the scoreboard doesn't say is what it is I have found. Over the last 21 years, I have found loyalty. You have pulled for me on the court and also in life. I found inspiration. You have willed me to succeed, sometimes even in my lowest moments, and I've found generosity. You have given me your shoulders to stand on to reach for my dreams, dreams I could never have reached without you. ~ Andre Agassi, NY Times, 9/4/06

Collaboration and celebration (and gratitude) create impressions of success in your subconscious, so that you may create future experiences in which you feel celebrated and grateful. ~ Loral Langemeier, Beliefnet.com

Gratitude, like love, is never a dependable international emotion. ~ Joseph Alsop

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