Rekindled by a spark from another person…

Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.

Gertrude Stein (1874 – 1946)

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

Alfred North Whitehead (1861 – 1947)

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.

James Herriot (1916 – 1995)

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

Karl Barth (1886 – 1968)

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.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 – 1965)

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

Alice Walker (b. 1944)

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

Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821 – 1881)

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

Aesop (620 – 564 BCE)

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.

Zig Ziglar (1926 – 2012)

Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.

Doris Day (1922 – 2019)

20 thoughts on “Rekindled by a spark from another person…”

  1. Thank-you. It is more than a social convention, a polite thing to say. I’m making gratitude a habit and saying thanks and meaning it is the first step.

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