Quotes About Gratitude

How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child.
William Shakespeare

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
Mark Twain

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Alphonse Karr

Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
Henry Ward Beecher

Every acknowledgment of gratitude is a circumstance of humiliation; and some are found to submit to frequent mortifications of this kind, proclaiming what obligations they owe, merely because they think it in some measure cancels the debt.
Oliver Goldsmith

The public has neither shame nor gratitude.
William Hazlitt

Blessed is he who expects no gratitude, for he shall not be disappointed.
W. C. Bennett

Praise is the only gift for which people are really grateful.
Marguerite, Countess of Blessington



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