80+ Best Thankful Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Powerful Collection of Most Famous Thankful Quotes

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. – Oprah Winfrey

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

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

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile. – Elie Wiesel

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No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. – Alfred North Whitehead

We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction. – H.A. Ironside

Reflect upon your present blessings-of which every man has many-not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. – Charles Dickens

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

Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are. – Bethany Hamilton

The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. – Charles Schwab

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. – Unknown

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. – Voltaire

When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears. – Anthony Robbins

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

Silent gratitude isn’t very much use to anyone. – Gertrude Stein

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. – Meister Eckhart

Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. – Doris Day

When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. – Tecumseh

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

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it. – Michael Josephson

Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy. – Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

Before I get out of bed, I am saying thank you. I know how important it is to be thankful. – Al Jarreau

Be grateful in your own hearts. That suffices. Thanksgiving has wings, and flies to its right destination. – Victor Hugo

I may not be where I want to be but I’m thankful for not being where I used to be. – Habeeb Akande

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

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. – Cicero

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. – G.K. Chesterton

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

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

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

Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. – Eckhart Tolle

I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved. – Reba McEntire

When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree. – Vietnamese Proverb

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

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. – Albert Schweitzer

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. – Epictetus

The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated. – William James

When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. – Elie Wiesel

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

Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone. – Gertrude Stein

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

If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. – Gerald Good

Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses. – Alphonse Karr

We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count. – Neal A. Maxwell

This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before. – Maya Angelou

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. – Thornton Wilder

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. – Robert Brault

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. – Ralph Marston

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. – Ralph Marston

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. – Voltaire

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. – Alice Walker

Thanksgiving is a special virtue. But ingratitude is opposed to Thanksgiving. Therefore ingratitude is a special sin. – Thomas Aquinas

Who does not thank for little will not thank for much. – Estonian Proverb

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. – Albert Barnes

The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. – Henry Ward Beecher

We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction. – Harry A. Ironside

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. – W. T. Purkiser

Got no checkbooks, got no banks, still I’d like to express my thanks. I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night. – Irving Berlin

Enough is a feast. – Buddhist Proverb

It’s a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation. – Roberto Benigni

‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. – Alice Walker

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

For my part, I am almost contented just now, and very thankful. Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever. – Charlotte Brontë

The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing. – Hannah Whitall Smith

No duty is more urgent than giving thanks. – James Allen

Whatever we are waiting for-peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance-it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. – Karl Barth

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

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. – Albert Schweitzer

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘Thank you,’ that would suffice. – Meister Eckhart

I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks. – William Shakespeare

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