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When life is sweet say thank you and celebrate

“We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.” – Ellen Goodman

“One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough.” – Hafiz of Persia

“When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama

“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

“Everyone enjoys being acknowledged and appreciated. Sometimes even the simplest act of gratitude can change someone’s entire day. Take the time to recognize and value the people around you and appreciate those who make a difference in your lives.” – Roy T. Bennett

“I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.” – Oprah Winfrey

“The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy.” – Abraham Maslow

“When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” – Shauna Niequist

“Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.” – William Arthur Ward

“The wound is the place where light enters you.” – Rumi

“In life, one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day – or to celebrate each special day.” –  Rasheed Ogunlaru

“This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” – Maya Angelou

“What may seem a curse may be a blessing, and what may be a blessing may be a curse.” –  Muso Kokushi

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” –  Maya Angelou

“Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.” –  Albert Schweitzer

“If we never experience the chill of a dark winter, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the warmth of a bright summer’s day. Nothing stimulates our appetite for the simple joys of life more than the starvation caused by sadness or desperation. In order to complete our amazing life journey successfully, it is vital that we turn each and every dark tear into a pearl of wisdom, and find the blessing in every curse.” – Anthon St. Maarten

“There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.” – Seneca

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