gratitude quotes

gratitude quotes

If you are looking for the 100 best and most inspirational GRATITUDE QUOTES then you have come to the right place!

Experiencing gratitude is one of those amazing feelings in life that makes us feel:

– happy even when we have little and 

– fulfilled even if technically we may be missing some “things”. 


Gratitude is an emotion that alludes many of us but nonetheless it’s worth striviing for. 

So how do we find gratitude and once we have have it, how do we make sure to keep it firmly within our grasp?

Read ahead to find out the 100 tips that the wisest of the wise had to share. 


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Without further ado here they are; the TOP 100 most inspirational GRATITUDE QUOTES:




1 – Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. Zig Ziglar

2 – “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

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

4 – If you want to find happiness, find gratitude. Steve Maraboli

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

6 – Develop an attitude of gratitude and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step towards achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. Brian Tracy

7 – Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want. Jim Rohn

8 – The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become. Robert Holden

9 – Gratitude turns what we have into enough. Melody Beattie

10 – This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen it before. Maya Angelou



11 – 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

12 – 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

13 – There is no disaster that can’t become a blessing, and no blessing that can’t become a disaster. Richard Bach

14 – Often people ask how I manage to be happy despite having no arms and no legs. The quick answer is that I have a choice. I can be angry about not having limbs, or I can be thankful that I have a purpose. I choose gratitude. Nick Vujicic

15 – Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. Henry Ward Beecher

16 – I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet. Confucius

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

18 – Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. Zig Ziglar

19 – You won’t be happy with more until you’re happy with what you’ve got.

20 – Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. Maya Angelou



21 – A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.

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

23 – Gratitude, like faith, is a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it grows and the more power you have to use it on your behalf. If you do not practice gratefulness, its benefaction will go unnoticed, and your capacity to draw on its gifts will be diminished. To be grateful is to find blessings in everything. This is the most powerful attitude to adopt, for there are blessings in everything. Alan Cohen

24 – Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius

25 – All that we behold is full of blessings. William Wordsworth

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

27 – What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude. Brene Brown

28 – The way to move out of judgement is to move into gratitude. Neale Donald Walsch

29 – It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude. It’s gratitude that brings us happiness.

30 – It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up. Eckhart Tolle



31 – It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

32 – You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy. Buddha

33 – What makes gratitude meaningful isn’t the intensity of it but the specificity of it. Matt Lundquist

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

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

36 – Small seeds of gratitude will produce a harvest of hope.

37 – Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture. Kak Sri

38 – Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind. Lionel Hampton

39 – Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude. Deepak Chopra

40 – Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.


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41 – Even after all this time, the Sun never says to the Earth: “You owe me.” Look, what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky. Hafiz

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

43 – Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you. Eileen Caddy

44 – Gratitude is the great multiplier so thank you for your health every single day. Rhonda Byrne

45 – Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life. Northrup Christiane

46 – The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see. Mary Davis

47 – 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

48 – The secret to having it all is knowing you already do.

49 – It is better to light one small candle of gratitude than to curse the darkness. Confucius

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


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51 – Gratitude leads to greatness. It can literally turn what you have into more than enough, jobs into joy, chaos into order, uncertainty into clarity, and bring peace to an otherwise chaotic day. Marc Chernoff

52 – Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation. John Ortberg

53 – Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. Seneca

54 – Gratitude will bring more into our lives immediately. Rhonda Byrne

55 – Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. Leroy Satchel Paige

56 – Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. Doris Day

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

58 – Enough is a feast. Buddhist Proverb

59 – Giving thanks for abundance is greater than the abundance itself. Rumi

60 – So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied. Helen Keller



61 – Expect nothing and appreciate everything.

62 – You don’t get blessed and feel blessed. You have to first feel blessed then the blessings come to you. Roman Price

63 – Today be thankful and think how rich you are. Your family is priceless, your time is gold and your health is wealth. Zig Ziglar

64 – To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything. Thomas Merton

65 – Thanks for everything, because everything teaches me something.  Maxime Lagace

66 – Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. Rumi

67 – Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings. Marianne Williamson

68 – We think we have to do something to be grateful or something has to be done in order for us to be grateful, when gratitude is a state of being. Iyanla Vanzant

69 – We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. Cynthia Ozick

70 – The struggle ends when gratitude begins. Neale Donald Walsch



71 – No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. James Allen

72 – Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity. Eckhart Tolle

73 – Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. Rumi

74 – If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be so much happier. John Wooden

75 – If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. W. Clement Stone

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

77 – When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others. Dalai Lama

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

79 – 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

80 – Never take anything for granted.



81 – If you don’t appreciate what you have, you may as well not have it. Rosalene Glickman

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

83 – Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. Cicero

84 – In everything, give thanks. Thessalonians 5:18

85 – 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. Albert Einstein

86 – It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment. Naomi Williams

87 – Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because the regret is stronger than gratitude. Anne Frank

88 – Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. Aesop

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

90 – 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



91 – We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. John F. Kennedy

92 – Gratitude puts us in harmony with the very source that’s breathing us, the very power that gives us life. Mary Morrissey

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

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

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

96 – To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven. Johannes A. Gaertner

97 – Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have. Zig Ziglar

98 – May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition. Mahatma Gandhi

99 – I am thankful for the adversities, which have crossed my pathway, for they taught me tolerance, sympathy, self-control, perseverance, and some other virtues I might never have known. Napoleon Hill

100 – If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “thank you” that would suffice. Eckhart Tolle


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