ᐅ143+ Thank You Quotes for Practicing Gratitude All Year Long

“Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it’s no worse than it is.” – Margaret Mitchell

“Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.” – C.S Lewis

“Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it all into words is all that is necessary.” – Margaret Cousins

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

“When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” – Shauna Niequist

“Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are.” – Bethany Hamilton

“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

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

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama

“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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

“‘Enough' is a feast.” – Buddhist Proverb

“The heart that gives thanks is a happy one, for we cannot feel thankful and unhappy at the same time.” – Douglas Wood

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

“If people begin to be more grateful, they will see the wonders of life.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

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

“You ought to be thankful a whole heaping lot, for the places and people you’re lucky you’re not!” – Dr. Seuss

“No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.” – James Allen

“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

“It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” – David Steinall-Rast

“Through the eyes of Gratitude, everything is a miracle.” – Mary Davis

“I'm so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much.” – L.M. Montgomery

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

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

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

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect towards others.” – Dalai Lama

“Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.” – Charlotte Brontë

“A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.” – Bruce Wilkinson

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

“There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.” – Hellen Keller

“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” – Germany Kent “The smallest thanks is always worth more than the effort it takes to give it”

“Thanks for this day, for all birds safe in their nests, for whatever this is, for life.” – Barbara Kingsolver

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

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

There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.” – Anonymous

“Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” – Rumi

“I think gratitude is a big thing. It puts you in a place where you’re humble.” – Andra Day

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

“I never met a bitter person who was thankful. Or a thankful person who was bitter.” – Nick Vujicic

“None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” – Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

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

“When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree.” – Vietnamese Proverb

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

“When I pray, I always thank Mother Nature for all the beauty in the world. It’s about having an attitude of gratitude.” – Miranda Kerr

“From young to old, there are two words that carry a person forth in grace and honor; please and thank you.” – Byron Pulsifer

“Saying thank you is more than good manners, it is good spirituality.” – Alfred Painter

“Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.” – Estonian Proverb

“Let all your thinks be thanks.” – W.H Auden

“Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us.” – Lauryn Hill

“Thankfulness brings you to the place where the Beloved lives.” – Rumi

“When we start paying attention to the services we receive, stop and really see the person who is doing it and take the time to say thank you, our entire day will change.” -Brenda Shoshanna

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain

“If someone ever says you’re weird say thank you.” – Ellen DeGeneres

“I feel a very unusual sensation—if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“I’m thankful for each and every day. We never know when time is up.” – Chuck Berry

“We learned about gratitude and humility—that so many people had a hand in our success.” – Michelle Obama

“In the end, maybe it's wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“I will thank God for the day and the moment I have.” – Jim Valvano

“There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.” – Joyce Meyer

“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

“saying thank you, or offering other words of appreciation, along with sincere compliments and other grateful or kind words are the best way to fortify relationships.” – Chris Johnston

“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?' “ – William Arthur Ward

“Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Always have an attitude of gratitude.” – Sterling K. Brown

“The truth is, not saying ‘thank you' does more damage than actually saying ‘thank you' does good.” – Tommy Wyatt

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart

“Contentment is the greatest treasure” – Lao Tzu

“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

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F. Kennedy

“I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy.” – Will Arnett

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” – Max de Pree

“Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.” – Travis Barker

“The true prayer is only of thankfulness; just a simple thank you is enough.” – Osho

“We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it’s absolutely not; it takes a very strong person to forgive.” – T.D. Jakes

“Forgiveness is that subtle thread that binds both love and friendship.” – George Foreman

“Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge.” – William Shakespeare

“Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.” – Indira Gandhi

“Forgiveness is the final form of love.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” – Alexander Pope

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” – Mark Twain

“I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.” – Yolanda Hadid

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.” – Robert Downey, Jr.

“The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.” – Marianne Williamson

“Thank you for accepting me as I am, with my virtues and defects.” – Jenni Rivera

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

“What seems insignificant when you have it is important when you need it.” – Franz Grillparzer

“No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“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

“Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.” – Euripides

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

“Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

“We are two among the wild herds spontaneous as any.” – Walt Whitman

“Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” – Anna Taylor

“The older you get, the more you need the people who knew you when you were young.” – Mary Schmich

“So many people have touched my heart and made an impact on my world. I’m thankful for every lesson and learning experience.” – Bindi Irwin

“It’s not where you are in life, it’s who you have by your side that matters.”

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

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

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

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

“Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.” – Unknown

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing: it makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire

“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

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

“I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.” – William Shakespeare

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – Joseph Campbell

“A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” – Zeus in Hercules

“America’s veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago.” – Steve Buyer

“Never was so much owed by so many to so few.” – Winston Churchill

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” – Maya Angelou

“My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place — police, firefighters, and members of our armed forces.” – Sidney Sheldon

“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” – Jeff Miller

“Peace has victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.” – Rev. Billy Graham

“Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.” – David Thomas

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you…” – Brian Tracy

“Let us be grateful to the people that make us happy…” – Marcel Proust

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” – A.A. Milne

“Gratitude can turn common days into thanksgivings…” – William Arthur Ward

“If you really are thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone

“If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

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

“It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.”

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

“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

“Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving.” – Dr. T.P. Chia

“When my father didn’t have my hand…he had my back.” – Linda Poindexter

“My Dad is my hero.” – Harry Connick, Jr.

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano

“A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be.”

“Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.” – Ruth E. Renkel

“Becoming a dad is one thing — being a dad is many things.” – Steve Chapman

“The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.” – Justin Ricklefs

“A dad is someone you should look up to no matter how tall you grow.”

“Any man can be a Father, it takes someone special to be a Dad.”

“To the WORLD you are a dad. To our FAMILY, you are the world.”

“My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.” – Kobe Bryant

“A Mother holds her children’s hands for a while…their hearts forever.” – Unknown

“Mom, thank you for always modeling the utmost strength, determination, and work ethic.” – Steph Gold

“There are so many times you will feel you have failed, but in the eyes, heart and mind of your child, you are super mom.” – Stephanie Precourt

“A mother is the truest friend we have…” – Washington Irving

“I look back on my childhood and thank the stars above. For everything you gave me, but mostly for your love.” – Wayne F. Winters

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod

“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” – Marion C. Garretty

“I would thank you from the bottom of my heart, but for you my heart has no bottom.”

“For your thoughtfulness and generosity, from you I have learned much of life’s philosophy — Thank you sincerely.”

“It takes a long time to grow an old friend.” – John Leonard

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” – C.S. Lewis

“Best friends are like diamonds, precious and rare.” – Unknown

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

“Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.” – Robert Brault

“A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasow

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell

“Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.” – Bill Watterson

“One thing I’ve learned is when you find a best friend in this life, you better hang on.” – Jim Nabors

“Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.” – Herodotus

“A friend is what the heart needs all the time.” – Henry Van Dyke

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” – William Shakespeare

“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.” – Fred Rogers

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Brooks Adams

“Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.” – Andy Rooney

“Because my teacher believed in me, I never gave up. Now I am flying towards my dreams.” – Heidi McDonald

“I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of society than any other single profession.” – John Wooden

“Not all superheroes have capes, some have teaching degrees.”

“Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” – Colleen Wilcox

“The influence of a great teacher can never be erased.”

“A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.”

“To the world you may just be a teacher, but to your students you are a HERO.”

“In the end, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it’s wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“Let me always count my blessings. To be thankful for my family and friends. To be thankful for the simple things that life has to offer.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“From young to old, there are two words that carry a person forth in grace and honor; please and thank you.” – Byron Pulsifer

“When we start paying attention to the services we receive, stop and really see the person who is doing it and take the time to say thank you, our entire day will change.” – Brenda Shoshanna

“Take time to be kind and to say ‘thank you.’” – Zig Ziglar

“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.” – Ralph Marston

“Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.” – Travis Barker

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart

“Your guidance and patience no matter what I was doing has helped develop me into the person I am today, thank you!” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Having you in my life fills me with thanksgiving and gratitude that you are always there. Thank you for your support and belief in me.”

“There are many things which I am thankful in my life, and you are at the top of the list.”

“From the bottom of my heart, I thank you, and appreciate all you have done. Your generosity has given me new hope!” – Catherine Pulsifer

“You have influenced my life in such a positive way words cannot express my appreciation, you are truly an inspiration.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“If the world had more people like you it would be a better place. You do make a difference.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Someday I will give back what you have given me. Thank You.”

“There are no words that can express my thanks for you. If words could be hugs I would send you pages.”

“Thank you for accepting me as I am, with my virtues and defects.” – Jenni Rivera

“None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.” – Harvey Mackay

“Thank you for being the reason I smile.”

“Thank you for being so generous thoughtful and so true. And thank you most of all for just being you.”

“Thanks so much for being there on my side and supporting me all through. Without you my life would have been incomplete.”

“Thank you. You accepted me for who I am; not who you wanted me to be.”

“Thank you for being my GPS. I’d be lost without you.”

“You could’ve had anyone in the world, but you chose me. Thank you.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“You changed my life without even trying, and I don’t think I could ever tell you how much you mean to me. I can’t imagine what things would be like if I hadn’t met you.” – Steve Maraboli

“My life is so blessed with some of the most amazing people. Thank you for being part of my journey.”

“My dear love, I’m so grateful you’re in my life. Thank you for being my best friend, and for being a caring and trustworthy partner!”

“Thank you for making me feel comfortable not only when I need it most, but every day. How lucky I am to be with someone like you.”

“Thank you for always making life easier for me. You are my world. I love you!”

“Thank you, my love, for always making me feel like the most beautiful woman in the world.”

“Thank you for always being my rainbow after the storm.”

“This is a thank you for every hour we have spent together, for every kiss, for every embrace and for every tear shed for one another.”

“I’m glad I have you for the rest of my life as a best friend, lover, and fellow adventurer. Thank you for constantly supporting me, forgiving me, loving me, making me laugh, and challenging me to be a better person.” – Raquel Martin

“Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” – W. J. Cameron

“At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough” – Toni Morrison

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our soul blossom.” – Marcel Proust

“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

“In November, people are good to each other. They carry pies to each other’s homes and talk by crackling woodstoves, sipping mellow cider. They travel very far on a special November day just to share a meal with one another and to give thanks for their many blessings.” – Cynthia Rylant

“What if today, we were just grateful for everything” – Charlie Brown

“Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude” – Nigel Hamilton

“The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us” – James E. Faust

“A special thank you from my heart, to a person so special in my life. To a person who means a lot. A special thank you from me to you, for making life feel like new. A very big thank you!”

“There’s no possible way, I could ever repay, How I wish, there were more I could do, But, I thank you my friend, my friend to the end.” – Jim Thistle

“Every life is a story, thank you for being part of my story.”

“When I count my blessings, I count you twice.”

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell

“Friends like you make life’s challenging moments more bearable. Thanks for being you.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“I couldn’t find a card that expressed my gratitude the way I wanted. I need a card that gives you a big hug.”

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