• "When you drink water, remember the mountain spring."
— Chinese

• "When the heat is past, you forget about shade trees."
— Japanese

• "There is nothing like deprivation to excite gratitude for small mercies."
— Spanish

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

• "If something that was going to chop off our head only knocked off our cap, we should be grateful."
— Yoruba (West African)

• "Thanks cost nothing."
— Creole

• "In a small house God has his corner, in a big house he has to stand in the hall."
— Swedish

• "The one being carried does not realize how far away the town is."
— Nigerian

• "The giver should forget, but the receiver should remember forever."
— Polish

• "Even the hen looks toward heaven when she drinks."
— Albanian