Being Grateful

As a colleague of Nan’s, I regularly post here when things grab my attention about today’s workplace and sometimes, life. At this time of year, I make a conscious decision to think about the many good things and people I’m grateful for in my life. Gratitude … feeling or showing thanks,  as defined by WebsterWith that in mind, here are several of my favorite quotes about Gratitude:heart medallion2

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive. To breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aureluis

“An attitude of gratitude brings great things.” — Yogi Bhajan

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” — Aesop

“Giving is an expression of gratitude for our blessings.” — Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each.” — Randy Pausch

Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” —  A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.” — Henry Clay

I have found that worry and irritation vanish the moment I open my mind to the many blessings I possess.” — Dale Carnegie

If you must look back do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing  you can do is be present in the present , Gratefully …” — Maya Angelou

We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” — John F. Kennedy

Have a favorite quote, you would like to share? We’d love to hear it!