The greatest ones who gave thanks to their Lord until they deserved to be described as shaakir and shakoor (thankful) are the Prophets and Messengers (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him).
As a believer we should all learn to be grateful and remember the many blessings we are being given by Allah.
Ibn Abi’d-Dunya mentioned that Dawud (peace be upon him) asked Allah, “What is the least of Your blessings?” Allah revealed to him, “O Dawud, take a breath.” Dawud did so, and Allah told him, “This is the least of My blessings on you.”
–Patience and Gratitude by Ibn Qayyim al Jawziyyah
So remember Me; I will remember you. And be grateful to Me and do not deny Me.
(Qur’an, Surah Al-Baqarah, 2:152)
Narrated Abu Bakrah:
When anything came to the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) which caused pleasure (or, by which he was made glad), he prostrated himself in gratitude to Allah.
Grade: Sahih (Al-Albani)
Sunan Abu Dawud 2774
If you are destined for good fortune you will be blessed; if afflictions have been ordained, no matter where you hide they will seek you out. Submit therefore before the will of Allah; be grateful in well-being and endure adversity with fortitude, that His light may radiate within your being.
Ghawth al-Azam Shaykh Sayyid Abdul Qadir al-Jilani Alayhi Rahma