35 Quotes About Thankfulness


Thanksgiving is just a single day in a year where people look to be thankful for the things they have. Nothing says you can not find a way to be thankful everyday. These quotes about thankfulness will encourage you to start your own gratitude journal today.

“A noble person is mindful and thankful for the favors he receives from others.”

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

“Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.”

“Be thankful for what you have today. Work hard for what you have tomorrow.”

“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.”

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”

“God has promised to supply all our needs. What we don’t have now, we don’t need now.”

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

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

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”

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

“I am even thankful for the negative things that have made me a stronger and better person.”

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

“I may not be where I want to be but I’m thankful for not being where I used to be.”

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

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

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

“I’m blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.”

“It is necessary, then, to 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.”

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

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

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

“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.”

“No matter what our circumstances, we can find a reason to be thankful.”

“Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality.”

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

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

“Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.”

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

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

“We must learn to appreciate life. Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

“When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.”

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

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.”

“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.”

Saying thank you to another person can make a significant impact on your relationship and exchange.

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