ᐅ150+ Thankful Quotes for Practicing Gratitude All Year Long

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

“I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved.” —Reba McEntire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.” —Tecumseh

“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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

“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

“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 only see what we are prepared to see. If we look for what is good and what we can be grateful for we will find it everywhere.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The appreciation of life does not require wealth or plenty. It requires only gratitude for the beauty of the world.” – Deng Ming-Dao

“When you are grateful - when you can see what you have - you unlock blessings to flow in your life.” – Suze Orman

“Let us remember the past with gratitude, live the present with enthusiasm, and look forward to the future with confidence.” – Pope John Paul II

“Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it.” – Dalai Lama

“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

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

“The more thankful that I become the more I realize how pathetically impoverished I was before I became thankful. And I often wonder how impoverished I still am.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Every arising in the morning, I'm thankful for the blessing to be alive, to breathe, to feel, to think, to enjoy, to love again.” – Ebelsain Villegas

“Life is strange, beautiful, and terrifying… and I am thankful for every minute of it that I have had. I am thankful for every minute yet to come.” – Benjamin W. Bass

“Grant me daily the grace of gratitude, to be thankful for all my gifts, and so be freed from artificial needs, that I might lead a joyful, simple life.” – Edward Hays

“The only thing you should feel entitled to is gratitude.” – J.S. Mason

“The truly grateful are also grateful for being grateful.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Be thankful for the infinitesimal thing that you have. Learn to value the blessings.” – Giridhar Alwar

“In your darkest hour, give thanks, for, in due time, the morning will come. And it will come with a ray of sunshine.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

“Every morning is a fresh start. Wake up with a thankful heart.” – Kristen Butler

“Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.” – Steve Maraboli

“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

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

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

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa

“Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.”

“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” – William Morris

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. Remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” – Epicurus

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.” – Melody Beattie

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” – Friedrich Koenig

“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon

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

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love—then make that day count!” – Steve Maraboli

“Gratitude is a powerful process for shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life.” – Rhonda Byrne

“Nothing new can come into your life unless you are grateful for what you already have.” – Michael Bernhard

“The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low.” – Richard Carlson

“What you acknowledge truly is yours. Invite your heart to be grateful and your ‘thank yous’ will be heard even when you don’t use words.” – Pavithra Mehta

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

“When you have something use it with appreciation before you lose it and always remember those who don’t have it.” – Mary Uwamahoro

“The mind is like a flower. It does not bloom without the lights of appreciation, encouragement, and love.” – Debasish Mridha

“Though they only take a second to say, thank you leaves a warm feeling behind that can last for hours.” – Kent Allan Rees

“When you focus on gratitude, positive things flow in more readily, making you even more grateful.” – Lissa Rankin

“Life is a web of intersections and choices. Your 1st choice is to recognize an intersection. Your 2nd choice is to be grateful for it.” – Ryan Lilly

“In every class of society, gratitude is the rarest of all human virtues.” – Wilkie Collins

“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

“Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift.” – Amit Ray

“The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser

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

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

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

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

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

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“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

“It takes a lot of courage to have an attitude of gratitude during the dark times. But once you have it, it empowers you.” – Joshua Tongol

“The practice of gratitude empowers, heals, inspires, and fosters heartfelt well–being.” – Angeles Arrien

“We should not measure success by bank accounts filled with money, but rather by moments filled with joy and gratitude. Pursuing your passion vigorously and relentlessly will bring you those moments.” – Dennis Houchin

“‘Count your blessings’ is such a common expression that it has become a catchphrase. Yet it contains powerful truth and meaning: Be grateful for what you have – and for what you don't have.” – Robert W. Bly

“I turned my attention to gratitude and discovered that the more I cultivated a sense of appreciation for all that I had, the happier and less fearful I was.” – M. J. Ryan

“Gratitude is an appreciation for every moment in your life. It is a feeling of abundance.” – Brenda Nathan

“Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive. Find a way to be thankful for your troubles, and they can become your blessings.”

“Gratitude is closely related to worship; it voices our joy and it also creates joy.” – Gaylyn Williams

“Spending time in nature feeling connected with the world often elicits gratitude.” – Diana Butler Bass

“Display, a life full of gratitude, and remember to give thanks each day.” – Danielle Duckery

“The two words that will change your life are "thank you". Like a candle that can light a thousand more without shortening its own life, appreciation is a gift that, when given, can set the whole world aglow.” – Stacey Lee

“It is always better to look at the bright side of life.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Being grateful all the time isn't easy. But it's when you feel least thankful that you are most in need of what gratitude can give you: perspective. Gratitude can transform any situation, It alters your vibration, moving you from negative energy to positive. It's the quickest, easiest, most powerful way to effect change in your life - this I know for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey

“I am thankful to God every day for the Gift of Life because even if I were the richest in the world, I still wouldn't afford to buy Life.” – Gift Gugu Mona

“Always be thankful for the little things... even the smallest mountains can hide the most breathtaking views!” – Nyki Mack

“Express gratitude for the greatness of small things.” – Richie Norton

“Gratitude means to recognize the good in your life, be thankful for whatever you have, some people may not even have one of those things you consider precious to you (love, family, friends, etc). Each day give thanks for the gift of life. You are blessed” – Pablo

“Sometimes the little things in life mean the most.” – Ellen Hopkins

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

‘To get happier, try gratitude, giving back, savoring, encouraging your optimism, and celebrating progress.’ – Jonathan Harnum

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