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How to Say Thank You

The attitude of gratitude, counting your blessings or giving thanks are well known keys to happiness.  As children we are taught that "Please & Thank You" are magic words and it seems our Mothers, Grandmothers and Giddy Aunts may have been right!  Saying "thank you" to someone who has made a difference to your world makes their world a little better too!

While we try to say thank you all year round, at this time of year we're on the look out for extra special thank you gifts for teachers, coaches, team leaders and staff.engraved whistle thank you gift

A gift of thanks or a card is made even more meaningful with the simple word "thanks" but sometimes we want to say more. It isn't always easy to find the right words so your Giddy Aunts have a collection of favourite sayings that may help with the inspiration!  Just about everything in the Giddy range can be hand-engraved with a word or message - please contact us if you would like to ensure your words will fit.


"It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment."  Naomi Williams

"When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree."  Vietnamese Proverb

"If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough." Meister Eckhardt

"I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks."  William Shakespeare

"In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich."  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

engraved compass"Every time we remember to say "thank you", we experience nothing less than heaven on earth." Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Blessed are those who can give without remembering and receive without forgetting." Author Unknown

"Gratitude is the memory of the heart."  Jean Baptiste Massieu

"One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind."  Malayan Proverb

"The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you."  John E. Southard
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"We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures." Thornton Wilder

"A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked."  Bernard Meltzer

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