45 Quotes About Thankfulness for Family

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Finding a way to be thankful each day will make your appreciation for life become increasingly substantial. These quotes about thankfulness for family will bring you the encouragement you need to gain an appreciation for all they offer.

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.”

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

“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.”

“Be thankful for what you have, you’ll end of having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”

“Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.”

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

“For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends.”

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings.”

“Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.”

“Gratitude doesn’t change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can clearly see the colors.”

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

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

“Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build their philosophy of life.”

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.”

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

“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.”

“I do believe that God blessed me in life with a wonderful family, a successful career, and a loving marriage, and remain thankful for that blessing.”

“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.”

“If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier.”

“If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.”

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”

“It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment.”

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

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”

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

“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.”

“My advice: Take a second out of the day today and be thankful for your family.”

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.”

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

“Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.”

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”

“Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.”

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

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

“Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year.”

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.”

“The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.”

“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.”

“We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.”

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

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”

“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.”

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.”

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

Choosing gratitude and hope above all else will bring you a new perspective to life.