Thank You Proverbs & Sayings
"Proverb (noun): a short, well-known pithy saying, stating a general truth or piece of advice."
Proverbs exist in all languages and play a role in most, if not all, societies and cultures around the world.
Be they from Estonia or Nigeria, proverbs and traditional sayings convey universal truths and common sense wisdom that we can all relate to. Here are a selection of proverbs that touch on the themes of thankfulness, gratitude and appreciation.
Thank You & Gratitude Proverbs & Sayings
If we thanked God for the good things, there wouldn't be time to weep over the bad.
When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the person who planted them.
Gratitude is the heart's memory.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
When eating fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.
To the grateful man give more than he asks.
Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.
If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
If you can read this, thank a teacher.
Gratitude is the least of virtues; ingratitude the worst of vices.
Half a loaf is better than none!
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
I complained I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.
Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.
Get down on your knees and thank God you're still on your feet!
Though the wine belongs to the owner, the thanks are given to the butler.
Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.
Don't overload Gratitude; if you do, she'll kick.