Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
SS: Treatise On The Cardinal Virtues
Q[106] Of Thankfulness Or Gratitude
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We must now consider thankfulness or gratitude, and ingratitude. Concerning thankfulness there are six points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether thankfulness is a special virtue distinct from other virtues?

A[2] Who owes more thanks to God, the innocent or the penitent?

A[3] Whether man is always bound to give thanks for human favors?

A[4] Whether thanksgiving should be deferred?

A[5] Whether thanksgiving should be measured according to the favor received or the disposition of the giver?

A[6] Whether one ought to pay back more than one has received?