Thankful For What You Have Quotes by Marcus Aurelius, Alphonse Karr, W. Clement Stone, Izaak Walton, Melody Beattie, Ralph Marston and many others.
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.
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.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
If you can’t be content with what you have received, be thankful for what you have escaped.
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.
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.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.
Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with that there is
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
People who live the most fulfilling lives are the ones who are always rejoicing at what they have.
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.