gratitude can change my day from bad to good. i just have to remember that i have so much to be grateful for. usually it comes when i hear of someone's situation being harder than mine. i wish it didn't take that, but usually that's when i'm the most grateful.
Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture. ~Kak Sri
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. ~G.K. Chesterton
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. ~Epictetus
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. ~Thornton Wilder
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy
When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them. ~Chinese Proverb