Gratitude Quotes

Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform has no gratitude, no prudence, no husbandry.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends.

Courtland Milloy

Revenge is a much more punctual paymaster than gratitude

Charles Caleb Colton

As we expres our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation isnot to utter words, but to live by them.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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

Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.

E. P. Powell

Gratitude is the open door to abundance

Unknown

To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.

Benjamin Franklin

Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.

Unknown

Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.

FranÁois de la Rochefoucauld

I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief

Euripides

Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.

Edwin Arlington Robinson

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

Cicero

Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.

Confucius

The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.

Nancy Friday
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