„Ingratitude calls forth reproaches as gratitude brings renewed kindnesses.“

L'ingratitude attire les reproches comme la reconnaissance attire de nouveaux bienfaits.
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L'ingratitude attire les reproches comme la reconnaissance attire de nouveaux bienfaits.

Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations

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Marquise de Sévigné 1626 - 1696

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„Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude.“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 v.Chr

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„Devotion as an expression of gratitude to God can turn into a social force and bring about transformative changes in all aspects of human life and at all levels of society.“

—  Pandurang Shastri Athavale Indian philosopher, spiritual leader and social reformer 1920 - 2003

Acceptance speech while receiving the 1997 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, from HRH Prince Philip at a public ceremony held in Westminster Abbey, May 6, 1997.
Quelle: Leader of Spiritual Movement Wins $1.2 Million Religion Prize http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9902E3DB1230F935A35750C0A961958260 New York Times, March 6, 1997.

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„Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.“

—  Doris Day American actress, singer, and animal rights activist 1922 - 2019

Though she is quoted as saying this in a 1996 interview, she is quoted as saying it is a maxim which she follows as a Christian Scientist, and it seems to come from words of a Christian Science Hymn. It does come from Hymn 249 in the Christian Science Hymnal

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„Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.“

—  Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Vol. 1, Chap. 11.
The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire: Volume 1 (1776)
Quelle: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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„Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.“

—  Joseph Stalin General secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union 1879 - 1953

As quoted in The Memoirs of Stalin's former secretary (1992) by Boris Bazhanov [Saint Petersburg] (in Russian) http://lib.ru/MEMUARY/BAZHANOW/stalin.txt
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„And now, farewell to kindness, humanity and gratitude… I have substituted myself for Providence in rewarding the good; may the God of vengeance now yield me His place to punish the wicked.“

—  Alexandre Dumas, buch Der Graf von Monte Christo

Chapter 30 http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Count_of_Monte_Cristo/Chapter_30
Quelle: The Count of Monte Cristo (1845–1846)

„A person with gratitude will always be respected and loved.“

—  Jun Hong Lu Australian Buddhist leader 1959

Quotes from Words of Wisdoms Vol.2
Original: (zh_Hant) 有一顆感恩的心, 會永遠得到別人的尊敬和愛戴。

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„The public have neither shame or gratitude.“

—  William Hazlitt English writer 1778 - 1830

No. 85
Characteristics, in the manner of Rochefoucauld's Maxims (1823)

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„The greatest antidepressant is gratitude.“

—  Steve Maraboli 1975

Quelle: Life, the Truth, and Being Free (2010), p. 124

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