(From 14,000 Quips & Quotes for Writers & Speakers, E. C. McKenzie)
Thankfulness could well be the finest sentiment of man—and also the rarest.
It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.
There’s always something to be thankful for. If you can’t pay your bills, you can be thankful you’re not one of your creditors.
If you have nothing for which to be thankful, make up your mind that there’s something wrong with you.
Be thankful if your job is a little harder than you like. A razor can’t be sharpened on a piece of velvet.
We should be thankful for the good things that we have and, also, for the bad things we don’t have.
A person doesn’t realize how much he has to be thankful for until he has to pay taxes on it.
Even though we can’t have all we want, we ought to be thankful we don’t get what we deserve.
We ought to be thankful that we are living in a country where folks can say what they think without thinking.