Once people feel nourished and refreshed, they cannot help but be kind; just so, the world aches for the generosity of a well-rested people.
From: Wayne Muller, Sabbath: Restoring the Sacred Rhythm of Rest
See also – http://inwardoutward.org/2014/09/01/seeking-approval-2/
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received.
Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling.
Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
From: Henry Van Dyke