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One ungrateful person, does an injury to all needy people.

Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.
Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Let's choose today to quench our thirst for the good life we thinks others lead by acknowledging the good that already exists in our lives. We can then offer the universe the gift of our grateful hearts.
Because gratification of a desire leads to the temporary stilling of the mind and the experience of the peaceful, joyful Self it's no wonder that we get hooked on thinking that happiness comes from the satisfaction of desires. This is the meaning of the old adage, Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Gratitude is the doorman's payment.
When the insects take over the world we hope they will remember, with gratitude, how we took them along on all our picnics.
He receives comfort like cold porridge.
Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.
Gratitude -- the meanest and most sniveling attribute in the world.
Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends.
One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay in kind somewhere else in life.
Do you realize what this means? The fact of being alive... I still find it staggering that I am here at all.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
True thanksgiving means that we need to thank God for what He has done for us, and not to tell Him what we have done for Him. -
Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.
Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.
The public have neither shame or gratitude.
He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.
Eaten bread is soon forgotten.
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones -- with ingratitude.
To remind a man of the good turns you have done him is very much like a reproach.
I don't like it when people on the street say smile or cheer up. It's a real cheap line. I'm feeling good. I'm feeling real grateful for everything. It's a solid time in my life. When people say I look sad, they're wrong.
This race is never grateful: from the first, One fills their cup at supper with pure wine, Which back they give at cross-time on a sponge, In bitter vinegar.
Unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath. [Matthew]
Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.