33 Quotes About Gratitude and Thankfulness

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The secret to happiness lays in finding something to be grateful for each day. These small moments of gratitude can be as small as something funny or a moving experience. Here is a look at some of the best quotes about gratitude and thankfulness that are encouraging.

“A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things.”

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

“An attitude of gratitude brings great things.”

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

“But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you.”

“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.”

“Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings.”

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.”

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

“Gratitude unlocks all that’s blocking us from really feeling truthful, really feeling authentic and vulnerable and happy.”

“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.”

“I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet.”

“If you only say one prayer in a day, make it thank you.”

“I’m grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes.”

“It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.”

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

“May the gratitude in my heart kiss all the universe.”

“May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition.”

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

“One man may hit the mark, another blunder; but heed not these distinctions. Only from the alliance of the one, working with and through the other, are great things born.”

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

“The best way to show my gratitude to God is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy.”

“The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.”

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

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

“Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.”

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”

“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.”

“We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”

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

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

“You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.”

Finding new ways to be thankful for the life and experiences around you will help you reach new heights of gratitude.