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50 Gratitude Quotes to Help You Feel Thankful

Rachel Sharpe

Expressing gratitude can be a bit uncomfortable. However, on the receiving end, people crave it. Knowing that someone feels grateful for you is a great feeling. It’s important to appreciate others and let them know it with a simple thank you now and then. In this article, we’re going to share 50 gratitude quotes to help you express your thankfulness to others. So, let’s dive into some inspiring quotes about gratitude. 

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What Is Gratitude?

Gratitude is a positive feeling one experiences after receiving something, such as support, love, or even a gift. When one experiences gratitude, he or she should let the other person know to let their efforts be recognized. People need to feel appreciated and expressing gratitude helps people meet their needs. There are many benefits of gratitude for yourself and others.

50 Gratitude Quotes to Help You Appreciate and Thank People

Gratitude Quotes

  1. “The most powerful weapon against your daily battles is finding the courage to be grateful anyway.” – Unknown
  2. “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out, and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong
  3. “Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and you will attract much better things.” – Rhonda Byrne
  4. “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
  5. “When gratitude becomes an essential foundation in our lives, miracles start to appear everywhere.” – Emmanuel Dagher
  6. “My socks may not match, but my feet are always warm.” – Maureen Mccullough
  7. “Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr
  8. “Gratitude is the direct way out of comparison.” – Robyn Conley Downs
  9. “Learn to be thankful for what you already have while you pursue all you want.” – Jim Rohn
  10. “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” – Meister Eckhart 
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Quotes About Gratitude

  1. “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” – Paulo Coelho
  2. “Whatever you appreciate and give thanks for will increase in your life.” – Sanaya Roman
  3. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” – Brene Brown
  4. “It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude. It’s gratitude that brings us happiness.” – Anonymous
  5. “Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” – Melody Beattie
  6. “Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley
  7. “The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see.” – Dr. Robert Holden
  8. “Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.” – Zig Ziglar
  9. “When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.” – Tony Robbins
  10. “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
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Short Gratitude Quotes

  1. “Take a step back today. Look at all those beautiful things you have.” – Unknown
  2. “Don’t be afraid of what hasn’t happened yet, learn to love what is.” – Claire Wineland
  3. “There is no joy without gratitude.” – Brene Brown
  4. “Expect nothing. Appreciate everything.” – Unknown
  5. “The struggle ends when gratitude begins.” – Nicole Donald Walsh
  6. “Abundance is about being rich, with or without money.” – Suze Orman
  7. “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions.” – Unknown
  8. “Remember that what you have now was once among the things you hoped for.” – Epicurus
  9. “How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye hard.” – Winnie The Pooh
  10. “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” – William James
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Best Gratitude Quotes

  1. “There are only two ways to live your life. One as though everything is a miracle. The other is as though nothing is.” – Albert Einstein
  2. “We must find time to stop and thank people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F. Kennedy
  3. “Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being it shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.” – Jen Sincero
  4. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey
  5. “Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.” – William Faulkner
  6. “Go where your effort is appreciated. Don’t let your actions go unnoticed by individuals who are never satisfied.” – Billy Chapata
  7. “You could’ve had anyone in the world, but you chose me. Thank you.” – Anthony T. Minces
  8. “Trade your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.” – Tony Robbins
  9. “What a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius
  10. “If all you did was look for things to appreciate you would live a joyous, spectacular life.” – Abraham Hicks
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Quotes On Gratitude

  1. “Gratitude is the single most important ingredient to living a successful and fulfilled life.” – Jack Canfield
  2. “Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness, it’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” – Amy Collette
  3. “The sun will never return the same way. FInd one small thing to love today.” – Angie Weiland–Crosby
  4. “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
  5. “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie
  6. “Don’t forget a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.” – H. Jackson Brown
  7. “When you see something beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” – John Lennon
  8. “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
  9. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward
  10. “Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.” – Rumi
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These gratitude quotes hopefully inspired you to reach out to someone who’s been there for you and let them know how grateful you are for them. Now that you’ve read through these gratitude quotes be sure to let people know how thankful you are to have them in your life. So, use these next steps to share your gratitude with others. You can also leave a comment below to let us know who you’re grateful for. Don’t forget to check out our gratitude list to help you recognize things you’re grateful for.

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