Be Thankful Quotes And Sayings

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I’m so thankful for the Internet because actors and singers and performers now have a way to connect with their fans on a very personal level which I think is quite special.

Many times I sit back and say, ‘I can’t believe that this is my life!’ Other times, I feel self-satisfied. I mean, there’s a lot to be proud and thankful for but, nonetheless, it’s just a life!

I never really look back. My journey has been unorthodox in many ways. All I do is count my blessings and try to be as present as I can, and I’m thankful for every step of this journey.

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.

Before I get out of bed, I am saying thank you. I know how important it is to be thankful.

Like Christ said, love thee one another. I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and be appreciative and thankful for what I had.

Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.

Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.

A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.

I’m just really thankful to have the chance to portray a character you don’t see every day.

Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.

I’m very blessed, thankful, grateful for the opportunities I’ve had.

I’m really thankful to God, man. Like now, I’m really making a real comeback with my group. With or without a record, with or without a movie. And behind all the negative press behind this movie.

‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.

I believe that human beings are born first and given passports later. I’m really thankful for my journey. And it’s a journey I didn’t design.

I think, every time I’m on the mountain, I’m just so thankful to be there.

I’ve been blessed in that regard through and through. So I’m just thankful for this opportunity to play the game that I love and share that with the world.

I understand that being able to appeal to the public and having an amazing sense of humour is not something that comes easy. It’s definitely a gift and for which I’m thankful.

I do believe that God blessed me in life with a wonderful family, a successful career, and a loving marriage, and remain thankful for that blessing.

From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.

When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.

Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.

I am really thankful to everyone around, as Mumbai has given me a lot.

I was very thankful that my mother was a very strong mom. She was mom and dad. She is mom and dad. She is my hero.

Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.

Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.

I pray to start my day and finish it in prayer. I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective.

Whatever life throws at me I’ll take it and be grateful for it as well.

There was no instruction to be thankful that the Christians were special people, chosen people. There was no nationalistic, political or ethnic superiority to be thankful for.

I’d like to say to all my fans out there, thanks for the support. And to all my doubters, thank you very much because you guys have also pushed me.

Thank you, dear God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Thank you for the rain. And for the chance to wake up in three hours and go fishing: I thank you for that now, because I won’t feel so thankful then.

It is okay to be an outsider, a recent arrival, new on the scene – and not just okay, but something to be thankful for… Because being an insider can so easily mean collapsing the horizons, can so easily mean accepting the presumptions of your province.

A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

I am what I am, I’m doing very well in my life, and I’m thankful to God for that.

It’s ironic that when you go through a tragedy, you appreciate more. You realize how fragile life is and that there are so many things to still be thankful for.

I know that when I pray, something wonderful happens. Not just to the person or persons for whom I’m praying, but also something wonderful happens to me. I’m grateful that I’m heard.

I think my mother is my biggest influence. There are so many things I hate about her but at the same time I’m thankful for her. All I know is that when I’m a parent I want to be just like my mom. I can talk to my mom more than any of my friends could talk to their parents.

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

When you are grateful – when you can see what you have – you unlock blessings to flow in your life.

I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.

I’m very thankful to be doing what I’m doing. I feel very blessed.

I don’t think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He’s given you… but I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things… he’s not a small God; this God is incredible.

Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.

I’m a human just like anyone else. We all have our problems that we deal with on and off the field. I’m thankful to have a beautiful wife and child that can help ease those problems when you come home.

If you reflect often on how His Atonement has changed you, and if you give thanks often, you will find that your witness of Him gains power to touch the hearts of others. When those you invite out of your own testimony feel that witness, they will come to accept Him as their Lord and Savior.

We have to be thankful for what we have. A lot of kids would love to be in our situation, and we realize that.

My parents are the hardest-working people I ever knew: they always worked every day, all day; they had to come up with the solutions to make things work. And I think that work ethic, maybe stubbornness, single-mindedness, definitely played a role for me. I’m definitely thankful for my roots.

May those who enjoy the faithful ministry of the Word feel exceedingly thankful for it. There are few blessings on Earth greater for a believer; and yet the Lord is frequently obliged to teach us the value of this blessing by depriving us of it for a season.

Both of my grandfathers were in the service. It’s one of those things that you can’t be thankful enough for.

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.

Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.

I was given such a great gift. It’s a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I’ll be. I just want to be a better man.

Take heed, then, often to come together to give thanks to God, and show forth His praise. For when you assemble frequently in the same place, the powers of Satan are destroyed, and the destruction at which he aims is prevented by the unity of your faith.

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

I am very proud of my mom and consider her the most courageous woman I know. With perseverance, sacrifice and hard work, she raised a family of Olympic athletes and gave us the tools and the spirit to succeed. That is something that my brothers and I will always be thankful for.

I’m honored and thankful to be partnering with the prestigious CFDA as one of the men’s wear ambassadors for fashion week. My interest in fashion is only matched by my love for music, and I’m blessed to be given an opportunity to learn about some of my favorite designers from a firsthand look at their latest collections.

If I’m not working, I have home time with my family, and if I spend that stressing what’s going to happen next, then it’s a waste. I have a lot to be thankful for.

My advice: Take a second out of the day today and be thankful for your family.

Immensely grateful, touched, proud, astonished, abashed.

When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.

What’s blessed about my life is that I have been able to connect with the global audience on a regular basis. I am thankful for everybody’s love, and I reciprocate that, but I also have to deliver on every occasion.

We are in a wrong state of mind if we are not in a thankful state of mind.

With modeling, I’m thankful to have so many work options. But you do have to be able to say no. In reality, everything would be yes because every gig pays more than any normal job. But you still have to keep your priorities straight in life. And my priorities are my girls.

I’m grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes.

I’m very thankful that I can make people happy just by signing my name.

Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.

Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.

When you read a piece of writing that you admire, send a note of thanks to the author.

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.

Feeling gratitude isn’t born in us – it’s something we are taught, and in turn, we teach our children.

At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family, and good health. Then I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.

When you solve a problem, you ought to thank God and go on to the next one.

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.

I’m thankful for the ability to share my faith in a lot of different places. It’s something that I take as a responsibility and an obligation to handle as best as I can.

We should not wait any longer to ensure that women get the pay they deserve. I will keep fighting for this until we achieve equality. I am very thankful for all those who are already advocating for equal pay, and I hope others will join me in this fight.

We’ve always had each other’s backs in and out of competition. We support each other the most because we’re the only ones that know what it’s like to go through what we do, and so we can’t be more thankful for each other. We’re like sisters.

Just don’t let the hype of what people are saying and how much they love you, y’know, just take the compliment and be thankful that people are complimenting you, but don’t let it consume you; don’t let your circumstances around you and the way people view you make you act a certain way.

I’m grateful for the opportunities God gave me to minister to people in high places; people in power have spiritual and personal needs like everyone else, and often they have no one to talk to.

Let me encourage you to get up every day and focus on what you do have in life. Be thankful for the blessings of the little things, even when you don’t get what you expect.

I have so much to be thankful for.

I believe that if you don’t derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don’t come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don’t feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste.

No matter what, our American Army is so big, and we are so very thankful to them.

I was successful materially, but I know life is much more than worldly success. I saw all these blessings God had given me. The way to give thanks is obedience to God.

I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it.

That’s what I love about my faith and Christianity. It’s the polar opposite of darn near everything I experienced in the wrestling business. I still love the business, and I’m thankful for everything that it’s provided, but the idea that it deals in the truth is the furthest thing from reality.

I’m thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass. Whatever comes, comes.

It feels great to win and I can’t be more thankful to the Lord for walking me through every step. God was and is so faithful every time.

I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.’

I think the best advice came from Drew Barrymore, about always finding love in everything you do and keeping a positive attitude and being thankful.

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.

I’m just shocked and thankful that I’ve gotten away with everything – experimenting here, trying at this, failing at that, being good in some things, not so good in others. It’s kind of amazing that people are still sticking by me. When they come up to me in the street, I just want to write them all cheques.

I’ve been blessed; I’ve been getting so many amazing opportunities because of the UFC. I know there are going to be haters no matter how successful I am, and I just have to be thankful for all the blessings that I have because all of it can be over before you know it.

I’m thankful to have Jesus as my Savior. My relationship with God has always been one to where I’m talking to him all day, every day, about anything and everything. It’s just a continuous ongoing conversation that I have with the Lord, and I feel like that’s brought me closer to Him.

Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are!

I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.

Such lovely warmth of thought and delicacy of colour are beyond all praise, and equally beyond all thanks!

I suffer the mortification of seeing myself attacked right and left by people at home professing patriotism and love of country who never heard the whistle of a hostile bullet. I pity them and the nation dependent on such for its existence. I am thankful, however that, though such people make a great noise, the masses are not like them.

I’m definitely aware that the physical appearance is a very temporary gift. I’m very thankful for the opportunities that I’ve been able to experience, but I keep it all in check and don’t let it consume me.

The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!

In Latino culture, the quinceanera’s a big thing – it’s when a girl becomes a woman. But I think age is just a number – you become a woman with the responsibilities you take on and the decisions you make. I started realizing that every day is a gift – you have every day to be thankful you’re alive.

I’m thankful to my family, friends, and fans for all of their support.

Dear Lord, I’m so grateful I’m still loved.

I don’t need a holiday or a feast to feel grateful for my children, the sun, the moon, the roof over my head, music, and laughter, but I like to take this time to take the path of thanks less traveled.

Certainly the research shows that grateful people are more innovative thinkers.

In the household in which I was raised, the themes were pretty simple. ‘Work hard. Don’t quit. Be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be respectful. Also, never whine, never complain. And always, for crying out loud, keep a sense of humor.’

I am even thankful for the negative things that have made me a stronger and better person.

I feel like I’m doing what I love. If I can get out, shoot, film and climb, and be with my friends and family, I’m happy. It doesn’t take a lot. I don’t need to climb huge mountains. I have a deep connection with wilderness and the environment, and I’m thankful for that.

I wouldn’t change anything. I’ve made mistakes, but thanks to those mistakes, I’ve learned.

I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful – for all of it.

My relationship with God is what gives me a moral compass on what decisions to make and that stuff. I’m thankful that I have the people around me that I do, and they remind me each day of who I am and what I stand for.

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.

I’m a storyteller. I’m always willing to serve the story, a story I believe in, in whatever way is necessary. If I need to write the story I believe in, I will write it. If I’ve been offered to act in a story that I truly believe in, I will happily do that, but I’m a storyteller. That’s something I’m so thankful for.

The Internet is part of my job, so I have to approach it with a level of professionalism. I don’t necessarily think it’s changed who I am, but if anything, it’s impacted the opportunities that have come into my life and the people that I’ve been able to develop relationships with – which I’m very fortunate and thankful for.

Everything is a blessing, even meetings. Whether it’s meetings or running gassers or lifting, it’s an opportunity, and the best thing to do is be thankful for it.

I’ve been very fortunate. I feel very thankful. I’ve been able to come home and do some fun things and make it exciting for people here at home.

The worst moment for the atheist is when he is really thankful and has nobody to thank.

I’m thankful I grew up the way I did. It made me a hard worker and insightful to other people’s lives.

There is such a thing as ‘thanks-feeling’ – feeling thankful. This ought to be the general, universal spirit of the Christian.

I don’t know about changing my perspective, because motherhood is such a glorious blessing and I am very thankful for that. It’s such a beautiful experience. I so strongly recommend it. It’s bliss, love and fulfillment of another level.

I’m thankful for every moment.

I’m thankful enough or blessed enough to be able to say that Miles Davis was a friend when he was alive, and he was a wonderful mentor and really, really funny, you know.

I’m so happy to have all this support from everyone around the world, and I’m forever thankful for all of them.

If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.

If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.

My dad put me with all the greatest people. It definitely helped me now, because I know so much more about music and composition. It’s cool. I love Pops. I’m super thankful for everything he’s done to help my career.

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

It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.

Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain’t so wicked as their neighbors.

I want to be as gracious and thankful as I can because it has been a long road.

I’m so thankful for my family and friends – they’re really supportive. Everyone I work with on ‘Austin & Ally;’ the cast and crew are like my family now. We have so much fun, and I’m so happy they’re in my life!

I did not break up the Beatles. You can’t have it both ways. If you’re going to blame me for breaking the Beatles up, you should be thankful that I made them into myth rather than a crumbling group.

It is another’s fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.

For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received.

Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.

I’m just thankful that I continue to do therapy because it makes the world a better place.

I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all that’s happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop – stop dead – and I miss it.

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.

I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.

I have spent over 60 years bent over a guitar and to know that I wrote 70 compositions that masters have recorded, that makes me feel so good and full, and proud and thankful to the good Lord.

All I ever wanted really, and continue to want out of life, is to give 100 percent to whatever I’m doing and to be committed to whatever I’m doing and then let the results speak for themselves. Also to never take myself or people for granted and always be thankful and grateful to the people who helped me.

I’m just very thankful. And I say that a lot because that’s the most important message.

While the women of the older generation were thankful if only they succeeded in obtaining ‘a work and a duty,’ however monotonous and wearing it might be, the will of the younger generation for a pleasurable labour has fortunately increased.

There’s a lot of women in the WNBA. There’s a lot of women who could be here. To be voted by the fans says a lot – that people are aware of what’s going on. I’m really thankful. I think they just really appreciate my talent so I’m definitely grateful.

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

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.

I’m thankful to God that my life changed, but I’m also still on my grind.

I’ve done it all. I’m thankful and proud of what I’ve accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it.

The simple act of saying ‘thank you’ is a demonstration of gratitude in response to an experience that was meaningful to a customer or citizen.

I think everything is going to be devastatingly sad – when the phone rings, I know somebody in my family’s been hurt, somebody’s going to die. I’m sure a therapist would go, ‘That’s not a good way to live,’ but every time it’s not that bad thing, I’m so thankful and appreciative.

Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue.

If I can do one hundredth part for the Indian that Mrs. Stowe did for the Negro, I will be thankful.

I am thankful for all the blessings and talents I have been given, but most of all I am thankful for my loving and supportive family.

I’m thankful to get the opportunity to direct. I hope I don’t mess it up.

It’s nice to always have been able to remain consistent. I’m very thankful for that and to work on shows that I can be proud of, and films.

I have a fine level of recognition in the business and among the acting community now, so I consider myself one of the lucky ones. If I didn’t think that, there would be something wrong with me. I’m grateful and thankful for what I’ve got.

We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future.

Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.

I’m thankful for weird people out there ’cause they’re some of the most creative people.

I started making work that I assumed would be far too garish, far too decadent, far too black for the world to care about. I, to this day, am thankful to whatever force there is out there that allows me to get away with painting the stories of people like me.

I am going to spend my time today just thanking the people that played a role in my career, because I truly do believe that I was blessed by a lot of people that paths crossed mine as I went down the road in my career.

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

It’s been quite a roller coaster ride, but I’ve grown and learned a lot about myself. The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people’s lives… for that I give thanks.

I’m very thankful to all my fans for their constant love and support. I am what I am because of their unconditional love.

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.

I’m so happy and thankful I made it a point be a stay-at-home mom.

If you sell the film rights to your book, it doesn’t mean there will be a film. I have sold the rights to five books and had zero films made. Take the money and be thankful.

It’s deeper than the music when it comes to me and Mustard. He’s like a big brother, and I’m so thankful to have a mentor like him to advise me. Even though he gives me a lot of creative control, I always go to him like, ‘Do you like this?’ It’s so cool that it’s always a collaborative effort. He never makes me feel pressured or anything.

There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.

Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.

Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.

Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?

I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved.

I think in this life it’s important to be kind, be thankful, and always be creative.

Years ago, it was pretty hard to get people to empathize even a little bit with scaly, cold-blooded critters; now, thanks a lot to good PR from television, it is easier to get the message of reptile conservation and tolerance across. We have a lot to be thankful to reptiles for, not the least of which is their control of rodents.

I will forever be thankful to the Malawians and international community, and my professional army and army general, who said: ‘No, we will follow the constitution.’ That’s why I’m here.

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.

My biggest fear ever is to be involved in a plane crash, so when that happened… well, I’m just thankful to be alive. I’m just grateful to be here at all.

He enjoys much who is thankful for little.

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.

Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.

None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.

I am incredibly thankful for the strong support I have from my peers in the industry and of course my amazing fans.

Fame is a funny thing. I like doing normal things. I like going to fairs. I like going to ball games. I like going to Disney World or a big field on the Fourth of July and having picnics with friends. The problem is you’re either worried you’re going to be recognized, or you’re thankful you’re not. It’s always there.

Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.

The brave who focus on all things good and all things beautiful and all things true, even in the small, who give thanks for it and discover joy even in the here and now, they are the change agents who bring fullest Light to all the world.

Those men and women are fortunate who are born at a time when a great struggle for human freedom is in progress. It is an added good fortune to have parents who take a personal part in the great movements of their time. I am glad and thankful that this was my case.

I’m so thankful for the active obedience of Christ. No hope without it.

You’re always aware that only eight per cent of actors are in work at one time, so you’ve got to be thankful for the job you’ve got and do the best you can.

I’m grateful for my brokenness. I’m grateful for my humility.

I certainly lead a different life from many people. I have a great life that I am thankful for, and I like travelling.

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.

I want to let my fans get to know a little about me. I’m very thankful for everything they’ve done for me so, of course, I’m going to let them into my world a bit. But I really am a very private person, and I love kepping my life to myself – that’s how I’ve always been.

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

I’ve gone to normal clubs, straight clubs, and I’ve gone to gay clubs to party with my friends and fans. There’s no difference. I have nothing to prove. I’m very comfortable in my own skin, and I’m thankful to have as many close gay friends as I have, people who have been so supportive in my life and have always been there for me.

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

I am very thankful and blessed to have a healthy and happy baby boy and baby mama.

I’ve got tapes that I’m so thankful that my father made – old reel-to-reel tapes. I’ve got a ton of those things at home. He kept those like fine diamonds, I mean he kept them, you know, in a box and was very, very careful of them, you know.

I’m thankful to God for having a family that’s been there for me. He’s been there from the time I was a child to even now with my family helping with my little boy. It’s worth more than words could ever describe. That’s one of the ways I’ve been able to stay grounded is thanks to family and God.

I’m very fortunate to be playing, and I know that any given day could be the last. And I’ll be thankful for the time I have had to play this game. But I’m going to give my all every single day.

The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I’m thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family’s future.

I’ve been giving back since I was a teen, handing out turkeys at Thanksgiving and handing out toys at toys drives for Christmas. It’s very important to give back as a youth. It’s as simple as helping an old lady across the street or giving up your seat on the bus for someone who is pregnant.

Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.

So many people have touched my heart and made an impact on my world. I’m thankful for every lesson and learning experience.

I love going to Africa and stuff. I love going anywhere, really, but I’ve been to Africa a bunch of times and it’s just a beautiful place that needs help, obviously, but helping people that are really thankful is really easy to do. And the people out there always seem so thankful.

We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.

By and large, the gospel of grace is neither proclaimed, understood, nor lived.

Well, there’s not a day goes by when I don’t get up and say thank you to somebody.

The only jobs kids have are to do well in school, to be charming and polite, and be thankful. That’s it. I’ll house you, protect you, I’ll even give my life for you, and in return, you will behave.

I’m thankful God has given us the technology where we can see each other through Skype on the computer. It’s not the same thing, but at least we can see each other. Imagine the time before when that wasn’t available and people had to go defend our country. It’s really hard. I go two weeks without seeing my family and I go crazy.

At a certain point, when I let go and was done – when I stopped and could say I was blessed and thankful to be a champion, when I finally enjoyed life from this different perspective – that’s when I healed. Letting go healed me.

As a person who grew up in Los Angeles – that’s a very diverse place – I’ve always felt like that diversity is a blessing. It’s not a problem to be solved: it’s a gift to be thankful for.

Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.

I want to be thankful for all of the things that I’ve been blessed with, and I’ve had a great run. I have a huge fan base, and I’m still able to work a lot. I don’t know if I’ll ever have another big impact record on commercial radio again, but you know, everybody’s gonna have to face the reality that their day’s gonna come to an end, too.

I’m thankful for serendipitous moments in my life, where things could’ve gone the other way.

Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.

I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective.

I’m thankful for each and every day. We never know when time is up.

Be thankful for all successes, lose your ego, take risks, fail fast, and if you don’t absolutely love what you do, run!

When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.

I am very thankful that I have lived the life I have lived. I am thankful for my Graves’ disease, and I tell people, if I had my whole life to live over, I would have it, because it has really made me into the person that I am.

My mother is such an incredibly strong woman. She raised a family of five boys extremely well. She made us all strong, loving, caring people. We all support each other. I’m really thankful to her.

Every one of our greatest national treasures, our liberty, enterprise, vitality, wealth, military power, global authority, flow from a surprising source: our ability to give thanks.

I’m so thankful for that struggling period. That time is really great where you have no idea what’s going to happen.

Never take anything for granted.

I’m thankful for the incredible advances in medicine that have taken place during my lifetime. I almost certainly wouldn’t still be here if it weren’t for them.

Look folks, we know who built this country and we know who is going to rebuild it. It’s you. Instead of vilifying you, we should be thanking you. We owe you.

I’m thankful because all the hard work and sacrifices were worth it in the end.

I am thankful that all the people in the world who absolutely, positively, know what God wants, usually kill mostly each other.

I am very, very proud I am also Turkish and both of my parents are from Turkey. I was born in Germany and grew up there. By playing football, I learned my different cultures, and that is an advantage if you grow up as a person. You get a different view on certain things. I am very, very thankful I was able to pick the best from many cultures.

As with all commandments, gratitude is a description of a successful mode of living. The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us.

I feel grateful because I have a lot of love in my life. I found the person I’m sharing my life with. I have a good man.

As we look forward to freedom, the shining city on the hill and the best days of America lying ahead, it is the men and women in uniform who protect, defend and make us proud to whom we should look and give thanks every night.

I’m just thankful I’m surrounded by good people.

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.

I’m from Canada, so Thanksgiving to me is just Thursday with more food. And I’m thankful for that.

There is a lot to celebrate about that little Babe who was laid in a manger. Christians celebrate Christmas because they are thankful for the promise of salvation, which was delivered in human flesh and named Jesus.

Often people ask how I manage to be happy despite having no arms and no legs. The quick answer is that I have a choice. I can be angry about not having limbs, or I can be thankful that I have a purpose. I chose gratitude.

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.

Every Thanksgiving, we all write down three things we’re thankful for and put them in a hat. Then we pass the hat around the dinner table and everyone has to guess who wrote what!

To be able to make a living doing what I love is truly a gift, and I’m thankful for that every day.

We can be thankful President Barack Obama is taking aim at one of the prime causes of climate change and extreme weather: air pollution. The EPA’s carbon pollution standards are the most significant step forward our country has ever taken to protect our health by addressing climate change.

Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.

The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low.

In my case, my mother had to be my mother and father, so I am thankful to her.

Every day I’ve got to be thankful that I am alive, and you never know – the cliche is, I guess, you could get hit by a bus tomorrow, so you’d better be at peace with whatever you got going at the moment.

Those who give themselves to prayer should in a special manner have always a devotion to St. Joseph; for I know not how any man can think of the Queen of the angels, during the time that she suffered so much with the Infant Jesus, without giving thanks to St. Joseph for the services he rendered them then.

I am definitely a Type A personality, always rushing around, trying to do too much, not good at just lying on the beach. But I’m so thankful for everything I have: wonderfully supportive parents and sisters, the best husband in the world, terrific students I love teaching and hanging out with, and above all, my two amazing daughters.

Many of our prayers were not answered, and for this we are now grateful.

Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.

Ultimately, I want to be a good person and spread happiness through my acting. If I don’t forget to be appreciative and thankful, then that would be the most important thing that I’ll ever achieve.

All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have.

I have nothing to ask for, thanks to God. Everything I have, God has given me.

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