Symbols of Gratitude
There are hundreds of ways to say thank you and to express gratitude. And symbols of gratitude are these expressions of thanks.
Gratitude itself has the power to transform your and someone else's life. Make sure you are expressing gratitude to others. How can you show gratitude?
Depending on the person and the occasion, you may choose different symbols of gratitude.
If you want to express gratitude to someone close to you, someone who you know well, you can choose something more personal.
When you decide to buy a gift, make sure you buy something for the other person, not something that you like for yourself. People often make a mistake of buying something that they like.
You have to think what the other person will like. Not what you like. Putting thought and care into choosing a gift, shows appreciation and gratitude. That's one of the symbols of gratitude. The thought that you have put into choosing a gift.
Some quotes that speak about kindness and gratitude:
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude.
Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness.
Thankfulness may consist merely of words.
Gratitude is shown in acts.
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build their philosophy of life.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.
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