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77 Gratitude Quotes to be Joyful and Thankful

Gratitude Quotes

Gratitude is being thankful for what you have.

It can be as simple as saying “thank you” to someone who has done something nice for you, or writing a letter to a loved one telling them how much you appreciate them.

Gratitude is also being aware of the good things in your life, and recognizing that you are fortunate in many ways.

When you practice gratitude, it can make you happier and more positive, and it can also strengthen your relationships.

I have curated some of the best ‘Gratitude’ quotes, sayings and captions for you to read and share with others.


Gratitude Quotes

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

Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity. ~ Eckhart Tolle.

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. ~ Aesop.

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To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything. ~ Thomas Merton.

Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude. ~ Deepak Chopra.

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself. ~ Walter Anderson.

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Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. ~ Rumi.

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

If you practice gratitude a little, your life will change a little. If you practice gratitude a lot every day, your life will change dramatically and in ways that you can hardly imagine. ~ Rhonda Byrne.

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Never take anything for granted. ~ Benjamin Disraeli.

Whoever has gratitude will be given more, and he or she will have an abundance. Whoever does not have gratitude, even what he or she has will be taken from him or her. ~ Rhonda Byrne.

Powerful Gratitude Quotes

Gratitude is about concentrating on the positive aspects of our lives and being grateful for what we have.

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

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.

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

When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around. ~ Willie Nelson.

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Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk. ~ Rumi.

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

Gratitude drives happiness. Happiness boosts Productivity. Productivity reveals mastery. And mastery inspires the world. ~ Robin S. Sharma.

Develop an attitude of gratitude. Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you. ~ Brian Tracy.

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. ~ Brené Brown.

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There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy. ~ Ralph H. Blum.

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

Famous Gratitude Quotes

Gratitude is taking the time to recognize and appreciate the things we take for granted, such as having a home, food, clean water, friends and family.

Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. ~ Albert Schweitzer.

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.

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. ~ Anton Chekhov.

The greatest thing is to give thanks for everything. He who has learned this knows what it means to live. He has penetrated the whole mystery of life: giving thanks for everything. ~ Albert Schweitzer.

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

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Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. ~ Karl Barth.

Perhaps we could enjoy ordinary, everyday life more if we learned to celebrate the ordinary. ~ Joyce Meyer.

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. ~ Sri Chinmoy.

Wise Gratitude Quotes

Gratitude is feeling thankful for what you have. It's like a present for your heart. When you're grateful, you feel happy and lucky. You might say thank you, or give a hug.

Gratitude is the great multiplier, so say thank you for your health every single day. ~ Rhonda Byrne.

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

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It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich! ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Each day provides its own gifts. ~ Marcus Aurelius.

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

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do. But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. ~ Dale Carnegie.

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.

When gratitude becomes an essential foundation in our lives, miracles start to appear everywhere. ~ Emmanuel Dagher.

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day. ~ Dalai Lama XIV.

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

Opening your eyes to more of the world around you can deeply enhance your gratitude practice. ~ Derrick Carpenter.

Meaningful Gratitude Quotes

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

Gratitude in advance is the most powerful creative force in the universe. ~ Neale Donald Walsch.

It is better to light one small candle of gratitude than to curse the darkness. ~ Confucius.

Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything. ~ Nhat Hanh.

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

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.

I am thankful for the adversities, which have crossed my pathway, for they taught me tolerance, sympathy, self-control, perseverance and some other virtues I might never have known. ~ Napoleon Hill.

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

The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become. ~ Robert Holden.

Thoughtful Gratitude Quotes

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

Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because the regret is stronger than gratitude. ~ Anne Frank.

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Gratitude turns what we have into enough. ~ Melody Beattie.

Gratitude produced the most purely joyful moments that have been known to man. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton.

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.

When you go deeply into the present, gratitude arises spontaneously, even if it’s just gratitude for breathing, gratitude for the aliveness that you feel in your body. Gratitude is there when you acknowledge the aliveness of the present moment. ~ Eckhart Tolle.

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.

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Through the eyes of gratitude, everything is a miracle. ~ Mary Davis.

If we show Allah just a little bit of gratitude, He tells us, ‘I will increase you, and increase you, and increase you, I swear to it. If you could only show Me the least bit of gratitude.’ ~ Nouman Ali Khan.

Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can – there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did. ~ Sarah Caldwell.

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. ~ C.G. Jung.

Positive anything is better than negative nothing. ~ Elbert Hubbard.

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Always have an attitude of gratitude. ~ Sterling K. Brown.

Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. ~ Doris Day.

Top Gratitude Quotes

Gratitude is one of the most powerful emotions we can experience. It has the ability to affect not only our own happiness, but also that of those around us.

A study by Robert A. Emmons, a gratitude researcher at the University of California, Davis, found that people who kept a gratitude journal were more likely to report having fewer physical symptoms, such as headaches and respiratory problems. 

They were also more likely to have higher levels of positive emotions, including joy, enthusiasm, love, and hope. 

In another study, Emmons found that grateful people were 25 percent more likely to report being happy than those who were not grateful.

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.

Thank you for the tragedy. I need it for my art. ~ Kurt Cobain.

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.

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

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Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. ~ Jacques Maritain.

Gratitude will bring more into our lives immediately. ~ Rhonda Byrne.

True forgiveness is when you can say, Thank you for that experience. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

Living in a state of gratitude is the gateway to grace. ~ Arianna Huffington.

Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and you will attract much better things. ~ Rhonda Byrne.

Look Back in forgiveness, forward in hope, down in compassion and up in gratitude. ~ Zig Ziglar.


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