Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful - Buddha

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses. - Alphonse Karr

We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. - Albert Schweitzer

If you haven’t all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you wouldn’t want. - unknown

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

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. - Meister Eckhardt

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. - Ralph Marston

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. ~Thornton Wilder

It is literally true, as the thankless say, that they have nothing to be thankful for. He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient. But a thankful heart hath a continual feast. ~W.J. Cameron

Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live. ~Jackie Windspear

When eating fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.--Vietnamese proverb

We give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. ~Author Unknown

Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don't unravel. ~Author Unknown

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.--W. T. Purkiser

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~William Arthur Ward


Lori said...

lovely thought provoking post!!!
Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving!

Sherry said...

Great photographs and the quotes are exceptional!

Hoping you and your family have a very blessed and Happy Thanksgiving!

Altered Route said...

Great photos and gratitude Quotes!!! The last one of the wonky snowman is!
Enjoy Turkey Day!

amermaidmmv said...

I love all the quotes and pictures. And thanks for visiting my blog

Belita Rose said...

So many pretty pictures!! I especially love the one with that beautiful pregnant woman, who is that? :) The babies aren't bad to look at either. You do realize what Joe's going to say he looks at this post right? Love you!!