Expressing gratitude is the purest form of thought. It's neither laced by selfish desire nor carefree ignorance.
If grass looks greener on the other side, then go to that side and look across at your own lawn. You may come to appreciate what you have.
Gratitude is about maintaining humility in the face of pride, rather than offering up one's fruits of labor to a higher power.
Gratitude consists of feeling grateful and being grateful. In good times, it is easy to both feel and be grateful. What about sadder moments? Feeling grateful in these times is tough, nearly impossible to be precise. It is independent of our control. But being grateful is what one has control over all the time. You …
Why people are hell bent on finding life in outerspace when they can't even appreciate its beauty right here. You can only appreciate something out there, when you appreciate it in you.
The only thing I look forward to the end of the day,is to become a better person than I was yesterday,even if it is just by a small fraction.
People with disability wish that people would say "thank you" to them for help,instead of them saying it to you on a daily basis.
Everyone wishes for a better life to make things better. What people don't wish for is a sense of appreciation which will help them feel better.
If you want to help others,just say thank you. Not only it gives them a mental boost but also when you appreciate the action of strangers,that just motivates them to do even more good.