Blessing quotes and sayings

When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place.
C.S. Lewis

Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.
Mark Twain

There’s no disaster that can’t become a blessing, and no blessing that can’t become a disaster.
Richard Bach

Prayers go up and blessings come down.
Yiddish Proverb

More quotes

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
W. T. Purkiser

We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing.
Robert E. Lee

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.
Paulo Coelho

Art is essentially the affirmation, the blessing, and the deification of existence.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Men are slower to recognize blessings than evils.
Titus Livy

My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at his feet.
Mahatma Gandhi

It is more blessed to give than to receive.
Bible Acts 20:35

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Winston Churchill

Four blessings upon you – Older whiskey – Younger women – Faster horses – More money.
Anonymous Toast

May God give you…For every storm a rainbow, for every tear a smile, for every care a promise and a blessing in each trial. For every problem life sends, a faithful friend to share, for every sigh a sweet song and an answer for each prayer.
Irish Blessings

Wisdom is a blessing only to those prepared to absorb it.

Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

No blessing lasts forever.
Titus Maccius Plautus

Every burden is a blessing.
Walt Kelly

It is a blessing in disguise.

And He has made me blessed wherever I may be, and He has enjoined on me prayer and poor-rate so long as I live.

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Bible: Philippians

Death is really a great blessing for humanity without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not any hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient Stimulus to be creative.
Alfred Adler

When reason rules, money is a blessing.
Publilius Syrus

One of the blessings of being rich is the blessing to be charitable.

‘God bless us every one!’ said Tiny Tim, the last of all.
Charles Dickens

There’s one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude — confidence in self.

Bacchus’ blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier’s pleasure.
John Dryden

No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.
Douglas MacArthur

To remain young while growing old is the highest blessing.
German Proverb

However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts
John Calvin

The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything either as a blessing or a curse.
Carlos Casteneda

The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing.

May good luck be your friend in whatever you do and may trouble be always a stranger to you.
Irish Blessings

Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
Jonathan Swift

Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting.
Bernard Meltzer

When people bother you in any way, it is because their souls are trying to get your divine attention and your blessing.
Catherine Ponder

Count your blessings.

May you always have work for your hands to do. May your pockets hold always a coin or two. May the sun shine bright on your windowpane. May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you. And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
Irish Blessings

Those who expect to reap the blessings of liberty must undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Thomas Paine

A child may have too much of his mother’s blessing.
Scottish Proverb

It is a very mixed blessing to be brought back from the dead.
Kurt Vonnegut

Not being beautiful was the true blessing… Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome.
Golda Meir

When thou has truly thanked the Lord for every blessing sent, But little time will then remain for murmur or lament.
Hannah Moore

The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

Bible: Numbers

May the good Saints protect you and bless you today, and may troubles ignore you each step of the way.
Irish Blessings

Today, many will break through the barriers of the past by looking at the blessings of the present. Why not you?
Steve Maraboli

Life holds so many simple blessings, each day bringing its own individual wonder.
John McLeod

As long as you have the blessing of your parents it does not matter even if you live in the mountains.
Greek proverb

I always try to count my blessing, but I am no good at fractions.

May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night and a smooth road all the way to your door.
Irish Blessings

May your days be many and your troubles be few. May all God’s blessings descend upon you. May peace be within you may your heart be strong. May you find what you’re seeking wherever you roam.
Irish Blessings

Kind words are such a blessing to the needful, if one but knew the pleasure that they bring.
John McLeod

Find a way to be thankful for your troubles, and they can become your blessings.

A single good government is a blessing to the whole earth.
Thomas Jefferson

I’m worst at what I do best and for this gift I feel blest.
Kurt Cobain

Thank you, sister. May you be the mother of a bishop!
Brendan Behan

May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.
Irish Blessings

Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Charles Dickens

Tis not for mortals always to be blest.
John Armstrong

Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; Adversity is the blessing of the New.
Francis Bacon