Quotes of the Day for 24 November 2005 – Thanksgiving
Like most folks, I guess, I always want more stuff. I wish my health were better, I wish I were happier, I wish money grew on the trees outside my window. Today, Thanksgiving Day in the US, is a good time to put all that aside and realize how richly I am blessed.
There is always something for which to be thankful.
- Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870
For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.
- Clarence E. Hodges
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
- Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 1874 - 1936
Seeing our Father in everything makes life one long thanksgiving and gives rest of the heart.
- Hannah Whithall-Smith
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106 - 43 BC
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
- Melody Beattie
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