"We can only said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures." ~~Thornton Wilder
"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."
"We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude."
"Do not take anything for granted--not one smile or one person or one rainbow or one breath or one night in your cozy bed."
"In this world of sin and sorrow, there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican."
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."
~~William Arthur Ward
"I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me, but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss."
~~Rita Mae Brown
"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."