Simple Truths: Thank You
Everyone needs a little help from their friends from time to time, and we all know people who deserve a great big “thanks”! This collection of heart-warming and thought-provoking quotations is the perfect gift for those who've helped us out in any way. Big or small.
You_INT.indd 1 You 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 2 Copyright © 2014 by Sourcebooks, Inc. Cover and internal design © 2014 by Sourcebooks, Inc. Cover design by Rob Melhuish Sourcebooks and the colophon are registered trademarks of Sourcebooks, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means including information storage and retrieval systems—except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews—without permission in writing from its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc. Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2013 by Summersdale Publishers Ltd. Published by Sourcebooks, Inc. P.O. Box 4410, Naperville, Illinois 60567-4410 (630) 961-3900 Fax: (630) 961-2168 www.sourcebooks.com Printed and bound in China. LEO 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 3 To. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . From. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 4 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 5 Gratitude is the memory of the heart. Jean Massieu 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 6 Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting. Bernard Meltzer 11/15/13 10: look down You_INT.indd 7 Never on anybody unless youâ€™re helping him up. [ N an Jesse Jackson 11/15/13 10: o erb You_INT.indd 8 One can pay but one dies forever in debt 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 9 back the loan of gold, to those who are kind. Malayan proverb 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 10 Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons. Ruth Ann Schabacker 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 11 ««« Saying “thank you” creates love. ««« Daphne Rose Kingma 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 12 Being there at the moment is everything. Anonymous 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 13 What this world needs is a new kind of ARmy â€”the army of the kind. Cleveland Amory 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 14 There is no greater loan than a sympathetic ear. Frank Tyger 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 15 Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. Seneca 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 16 The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. John E. Southard 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 17 The greatest gift is a portion of thyself. Ralph Waldo Emerson 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 18 If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is “thank you,” it will be enough. Meister Eckhart 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 19 A true friend sees the good in everything, and brings out the best in the worst of things. Sasha Azevedo 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 20 I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. G. K. Chesterton 11/15/13 10: rare people You_INT.indd 21 Friends are those who ask how we F p ar are and then wait to hear the answer. Ed Cunningham 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 22 A kind word is like a spring day. Russian proverb 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 23 ««« We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. ««« Robert Louis Stevenson 11/15/13 10: y You_INT.indd 24 I would thank but for you my 11/15/13 10: You_INT.indd 25 you from the bottom of my heart, heart has no bottom. Anonymous 11/15/13 10: