3. Be Thankful

3.1. Who is rich? He who rejoices in his lot.

—Avot 4:1

3.2. If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “thank you,” that would suffice.

—Meister Eckhart

3.3. The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.


3.4. Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.


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

—Marcus Tullius Cicero

3.6. We must think less of what we lack, more of what we have.

—Mordecai Kaplan

3.7. We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.

—Friedrich Koenig

3.8. Gratitude rejoices with her sister joy and is always ready to light a candle and have a party. Gratitude doesn't much like the old cronies of boredom, despair and taking life for granted.

—Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

3.9. What you focus on expands, and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it.

—Oprah Winfrey

3.10. When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.

—Anthony Robbins