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325 Best Gratitude Quotes: Inspired To Be Thankful (2023)

1. We learned about gratitude and humility - that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean... and we were taught to value everyone's contribution and treat everyone with respect. - Michelle Obama


2. Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”


3. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; It is something you design for the present.”


4. “I truly believe we can either see the connections, celebrate them, and express gratitude for our blessings, or we can see life as a string of coincidences that have no meaning or connection. For me, I’m going to believe in miracles, celebrate life, rejoice in the views of eternity, and hope my choices will create a positive ripple effect in the lives of others. This is my choice.” Mike Ericksen


5. There is something calming and emotionally restoring when you focus on gratitude for a known deed that helped you, instead of fear of the unknown. - Mark Goulston


6. “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”


7. Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”


8. “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.”


9. “Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” Fred De Witt Van Amburgh


10. In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”


11. The fact is that more gratitude one shows, the greater are the blessings one receives from life's natural forces. - Rhea Pillai


12. The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.”


13. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson


14. “The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.” John E. Southard


15. “Focus on the good you have, not the lack of it, because whatever gets your attention will increase the energy of gratitude. That's how joy rises.”


16. “Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it.”


17. Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.”


18. If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it. - Lyndon B. Johnson


19. “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” – Anthony Robbins


20. Fill the earth with your songs of gratitude. - Charles Spurgeon


21. “Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.” – Albert Schweitzer


22. “If you wish to be happy, you can begin by thinking, 'Everybody has something good in him; there is something that I can learn from every human being.'”


23. “Live Simply. Dream big. Be grateful. Give love. Laugh lots.”


24. “Living in a state of gratitude is the gateway to grace.”


25. I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved.”


26. I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness—it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude. - Brene Brown


27. Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you. - Eileen Caddy


28. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”


29. Make it a habit to tell people, ‘thank you.’ To express your appreciation sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.”


30. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. - Melody Beattie


31. Find gratitude in the little things and your well of gratitude will never run dry. - Antonia Montoya


32. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. - John F. Kennedy


33. I owe undying gratitude to my patient parents. - Konrad Lorenz


34. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” – Buddha


35. “Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie


36. The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children. - Nancy Friday


37. “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth


38. “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher


39. It's wonderful to be grateful. To have that gratitude well out from deep within you and pour out in waves. Once you truly experience this, you will never want to give it up. - Srikumar Rao


40. Have gratitude for the things you're discarding. By giving gratitude, you're giving closure to the relationship with that object, and by doing so, it becomes a lot easier to let go. - Marie Kondo


41. “No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.”


42. “To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful, or perfect. You just have to care.”


43. Enough is a feast.”


44. “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie


45. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ― Melody Beattie


46. Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer


47. Before I get out of bed, I am saying thank you. I know how important it is to be thankful.”


48. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”


49. “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.”


50. Whatever we are waiting for—peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance—it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.”


51. “There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.”


52. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – Gilbert C. Chesterton


53. We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”


54. “Being thankful is not always experienced as a natural state of existence, we must work at it, akin to a type of strength training for the heart.” – Larissa Gomez


55. “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.”


56. “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”


57. When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. - Maya Angelou


58. “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.”


59. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.”


60. “If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” — Rabbi Harold Kushner


61. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” Oprah Winfrey


62. Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude. - Joseph Wood Krutch


63. This a wonderful day. I've never seen this one before.”


64. “Today I choose to live with gratitude for the love that fills my heart, the peace that rests within my spirit, and the voice of hope that says all things are possible.” – Anonymous


65. “Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.”


66. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”


67. “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”


68. “Opening your eyes to more of the world around you can deeply enhance your gratitude practice.” – Derrick Carpenter


69. Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. - Henry Ward Beecher


70. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” Willie Nelson


71. “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.
” – William James


72. “Whatever we are waiting for—peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance—it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.”


73. The discipline of gratitude is the explicit effort to acknowledge that all I am and have is given to me as a gift of love, a gift to be celebrated with joy. - Henri Nouwen


74. Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. - Karl Barth


75. “Don't let negativity from yesterday dull the sparkle of today. ”


76. “Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.”


77. We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.”


78. The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.”


79. “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” – Aesop


80. “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”


81. “The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of every day.”


82. When it comes to life, the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. - Gilbert K. Chesterton


83. “Love yourself a little extra right now. You're evolving, learning, healing, growing, and discovering yourself all at once. It's about to get magical for you.”


84. “Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.” John Wooden


85. “I looked around and thought about my life. I felt grateful. I noticed every detail. That is the key to time travel. You can only move if you are actually in the moment. You have to be where you are to get where you need to go.” – Amy Poehler


86. “No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” – Alfred North Whitehead


87. “As with all commandments, gratitude is a description of a successful mode of living. The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us.” – James E. Faust


88. “When gratitude becomes an essential foundation in our lives, miracles start to appear everywhere.”


89. “No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” Alfred North Whitehead


90. “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” A.A. Milne


91. “True forgiveness is when you can say, 'Thank you for that experience.'”


92. When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.”


93. “It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.”


94. I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.”


95. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy


96. “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.”


97. In every class of society, gratitude is the rarest of all human virtues. - Wilkie Collins


98. “If you believe it will work out, you'll see opportunities. If you believe it won't, you'll see obstacles.”


99. If you'd like to get deeper into this, I suggest you try out The Attitude of Gratitude Course which will you transform your mindset and shape a grateful life.


100. “This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” Maya Angelou


101. “Instead of thinking 'I will be happy when,' try thinking 'I will be happy now.'”


102. “Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.”


103. If a fellow isn't thankful for what he’s got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get.”


104. “If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” Frank A. Clark


105. “Gratitude is an antidote to negative emotions, a neutralizer of envy, hostility, worry, and irritation. It is savoring; it is not taking things for granted; it is present-oriented.” – Sonja Lyubomirsky


106. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus


107. Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. - William Arthur Ward


108. Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. - Brian Tracy


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110. “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”


111. Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. - Alice Walker


112. We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.”


113. I do practice active gratitude. In my thoughts, actions words I am deeply grateful for what life has given me. - Sharmila Tagore


114. “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” — Ralph H. Blum


115. “Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.”


116. “Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.”


117. “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Anonymous


118. Related: Bible Verses About Gratitude


119. “If you keep searching for everything beautiful in the world, you will eventually become it.”


120. “‘Enough’ is a feast. Buddhist proverb


121. “The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it.” Michael Josephson


122. “The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.”


123. “Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” – Henri Frederic Amiel


124. One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.”


125. Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. - Maya Angelou


126. “Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seekers life – in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.” Sri Chinmoy


127. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” Eckhart Tolle


128. When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.”


129. If you were to ask me to sum my life up in one word: Gratitude. - Carole King


130. “Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy


131. Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau


132. “I've found in my life that the easiest way to increase my joy is to religiously practice gratitude until I'm a gratitude machine!”


133. “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.”


134. When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude. - Elie Wiesel


135. I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”


136. “Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”


137. “Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” Henri Frederic Amiel


138. For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile. - Elie Wiesel


139. When I look back, I see that each difficult time brought an important lesson. And I prefer to look at it with gratitude because I wouldn't be who I am today if I haven't gone through it all. - Gisele Bündchen


140. “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” Charles Schwab


141. “In life, one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day–or to celebrate each special day.” Rasheed Ogunlaru


142. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G.K. Chesterton


143. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”


144. ‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say.”


145. Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are.”


146. “Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else.” Raheel Farooq


147. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”


148. “Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.” Robert Braathe


149. There's a certain love, appreciation, and gratitude that you have at 40 that you don't have when you're younger, and it makes every accomplishment feel so much better. - Jennifer Lopez


150. What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude. - Brene Brown


151. “Gratitude is an antidote to negative emotions, a neutralizer of envy, hostility, worry, and irritation. It is savoring; it is not taking things for granted; it is present-oriented.”


152. “One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.” Anne Morrow Lindbergh


153. I live by two words: tenacity and gratitude. - Henry Winkler


154. Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. - Melody Beattie


155. “Have gratitude for the things you’re discarding. By giving gratitude, you’re giving closure to the relationship with that object, and by doing so, it becomes a lot easier to let go.”


156. Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.”


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158. “Love those who appreciate you, and appreciate those who love you.”


159. “Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.”


160. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” – Brene Brown


161. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” Robert Brault


162. Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.”


163. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.”


164. “The root of joy is gratefulness.” David Steindl-Rast


165. “Forget yesterday–it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow–you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift–today.”


166. “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


167. We have to fill our hearts with gratitude. Gratitude makes everything that we have more than enough. - Susan L. Taylor


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169. “Change your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.”


170. “I’ve had a remarkable life. I seem to be in such good places at the right time. You know, if you were to ask me to sum my life up in one word, gratitude.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer


171. Gratitude is a mark of a noble soul and a refined character. We like to be around those who are grateful. - Joseph B. Wirthlin


172. Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more. - Roy T. Bennett


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174. “Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity.”


175. He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.”


176. “Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seeker's life – in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.”


177. Gratitude goes a long way. - Sylvia Day


178. “Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self–preoccupation.”


179. A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.”


180. “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.”


181. “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca


182. Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. - Marcel Proust


183. “I learned a long time ago, the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side.”


184. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”


185. “I cried because I had no shoes, then I met a man who had no feet.”


186. “Great things happen to those who don't stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful.”


187. I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. - Gilbert K. Chesterton


188. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” – Doris Day


189. Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.”


190. “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” ― G.K. Chesterton


191. “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” William James


192. Thanksgiving is a special virtue. But ingratitude is opposed to Thanksgiving. Therefore ingratitude is a special sin.”


193. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” Charles Dickens


194. Let us swell with gratitude and allow it to overwhelm us. It isn't as cliche as we make it; life truly is short. Let's spend it all lavishly wallowing in gratitude. - Grace Gealey


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196. “Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.”


197. “If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” Gerald Good


198. I think that real friendship always makes us feel such sweet gratitude, because the world almost always seems like a very hard desert, and the flowers that grow there seem to grow against such high odds. - Stephen King


199. Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. - Zig Ziglar


200. “The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.”


201. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” Buddha


202. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


203. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”


204. When I wake up in the morning, I like to express my gratitude for being on the planet. That gratefulness makes me very present. - Trudie Styler


205. “Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.”


206. “The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.”


207. “Sometimes we spend so much time and energy thinking about where we want to go that we don't notice where we happen to be.”


208. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy


209. “Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.” – Roy T. Bennett


210. “Develop an attitude of gratitude. Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you.”


211. Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”


212. Got no checkbooks, got no banks, still I’d like to express my thanks. I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night.”


213. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.”


214. “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – Edwin Arlington Robinson


215. I feel a very unusual sensation—if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.”


216. Being grateful does not mean that everything is necessarily good. It just means that you can accept it as a gift. - Roy T. Bennett


217. “If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” Robert Quillen


218. Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”


219. “Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want. ”


220. “Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity.” – Eckhart Tolle


221. The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.”


222. I live each day full of gratitude, and that's good for my children. - Sophie B. Hawkins


223. “The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” – Mary Davis


224. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts. - Henri Frederic Amiel


225. “At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer


226. “Decide what kind of life you actually want, then say no to everything that isn't that.”


227. “When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree.”


228. “Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it.” Stephen Richards


229. I am happy because I'm grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy. - Will Arnett


230. Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. - Eckhart Tolle


231. Most of us forget to take time for wonder, praise and gratitude until it is almost too late. Gratitude is a many-colored quality, reaching in all directions. - Faith Baldwin


232. “Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”


233. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward


234. For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.”


235. The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it.”


236. Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. - Doris Day


237. “Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.”


238. If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough. - Meister Eckhart


239. “Through the eyes of gratitude, everything is a miracle.”


240. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” Epictetus


241. Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. - Maya Angelou


242. “If the only prayer you ever say in your life is ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.”


243. “At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” Albert Schweitzer


244. No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.”


245. “Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.”


246. “Keep your eyes open and try to catch people in your company doing something right, then praise them for it.” Tom Hopkins


247. Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind. - Lionel Hampton


248. Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”


249. “Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.”


250. Make choices that bring love and joy to your body. It's not about perfection; it's about love and gratitude for an amazing body that works hard and deserves your respect. - Alysia Reiner


251. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.”


252. Social scientists have found that the fastest way to feel happiness is to practice gratitude. - Chip Conley


253. “Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. Every sunrise begins with new eyes.”


254. “Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue.”


255. “Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.” Gertrude Stein


256. “We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.” Neal A. Maxwell


257. We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.”


258. Gratitude is not a limited resource, nor is it costly. It is abundant as air. - Marshall Goldsmith


259. “When some things go wrong, take a moment to be thankful for the many things that are going right.”


260. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”


261. Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality. - Jen Sincero


262. “People can be so quiet about their pain, that you forget they are hurting. That is why it is so important to always be kind.”


263. “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


264. No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. - Alfred North Whitehead


265. “Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.” – Eileen Caddy


266. “The Universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.”


267. Live a life full of humility, gratitude, intellectual curiosity, and never stop learning. - Gza


268. “If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.”


269. “They both seemed to understand that describing it was beyond their powers, the gratitude that spreads through your body when a burden gets lifted, and the sense of homecoming that follows, when you suddenly remember what it feels like to be yourself.” Tom Perrotta


270. “Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and you will attract much better things.” – Rhonda Byrne


271. Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


272. How I show love has always been through food. That, for me, has been the foundation of how I express gratitude for anybody around me. - Antoni Porowski


273. Be grateful in your own hearts. That suffices. Thanksgiving has wings, and flies to its right destination.”


274. “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


275. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”


276. I've got nothing but gratitude for everyone who ever helped me. - Chris Mullin


277. We love to commiserate and troubleshoot and prepare for the worst, and gratitude yanks us out of that and reminds us of the ridiculous amount of infinite blessings that are around us at all times. - Jen Sincero


278. Gratitude, warm, sincere, intense, when it takes possession of the bosom, fills the soul to overflowing and scarce leaves room for any other sentiment or thought. - John Quincy Adams


279. “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.”


280. Nabela Noor On Her Gratitude Practice


281. “You are not alone. Within You is the infinite creative power and presence, guiding you, loving you, and waiting to give you anything and everything you choose.”


282. “Forget yesterday–it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow–you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift–today.” Steve Maraboli


283. “The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.”


284. “There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.”


285. Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone.”


286. “The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.”


287. When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree.”


288. “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.”


289. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” – Cynthia Ozick


290. I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks.”


291. “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less.”


292. preparing stuffed turkey for holidays in domestic kitchen


293. “Happiness cannot be traveled to owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley


294. I'm not going to focus on the bad days. I choose to live in gratitude. - Marcela Valladolid


295. Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. - Marcus Tullius Cicero


296. “Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.” – Lionel Hampton


297. “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


298. I'm in a constant state of gratitude. - Mandy Patinkin


299. The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude. - Thornton Wilder


300. Gratitude bestows reverence.....changing forever how we experience life and the world. - John MiltonThis content is imported from poll. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.


301. “Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” – Jacques Maritain


302. To find gratitude and generosity when you could reasonably find hurt and resentment will surprise you. It will be so surprising because you will see so much of the opposite: people who have much more than others yet who react with anger when one advantage is lost or with resentment when an added gift is denied. - Henry B. Eyring


303. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey


304. “Gratitude is the appreciation of things that are not deserved, earned, or demanded – those wonderful things that we take for granted.”


305. Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. - Jacques Maritan


306. “It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment.” Naomi Williams


307. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard but must be felt with the heart.”


308. “Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praise – then you will discover the fullness of your life.”


309. “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.”


310. “Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and the lives of all those around you.”


311. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” – Thornton Wilder


312. “Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” – Amy Collette


313. When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”


314. Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one's voice. - Joseph B. Wirthlin


315. For my part, I am almost contented just now, and very thankful. Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.”


316. Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”


317. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward


318. “It's not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it's what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.”


319. If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘Thank you,’ that would suffice.”


320. “There is no path to happiness. Happiness is the path.”


321. “Be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.”


322. “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.”


323. The 11 Best Gratitude Journals Of 2022


324. “I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude.”


325. Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. - Aesop

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