“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.”
~ Albert Schweitzer ~
“Instead of complaining that God had hidden himself, you will give him thanks for having revealed so much of himself.” ~ Blaise Pascal ~
“A man who is eating, or lying with his wife, or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.” ~ C. S. Lewis ~
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” ~ G. K. Chesterton ~
“The only people with whom you should try to get even, are those who have helped you.”
~ John E. Southard ~
“A sensible thanksgiving for mercies received is a mighty prayer in the spirit of God. It prevails with him unspeakably.” ~ John Bunyan ~
“An active faith can give thanks for a promise, though it be not as yet performed, knowing that God’s bonds are as good as ready money.” ~ Matthew Henry ~