39 Quotes on Gratitude

An Attitude for Gratitude

If you’ve been looking for inspiration lately or have been really grateful for all the wonderful things you’re blessed with in life, then you’ll love these quotes. There will always be challenges and obstacles in life, and we will never feel completely fulfilled… Maybe being grateful for what we already have is the best way to be?

The Best Quotes About Gratitude


“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”– Maya Angelou


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


Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. Karl Barth


“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


“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


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

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

“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

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

“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

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

Disappointment is a sticky one, because no one can steal contentment, joy, gratitude, or peace – we have to give it away. Kristin Armstrong

Gratitude’s not a natural posture. The prince of darkness is ultimately a spoiled ingrate, and I’ve spent most of my life as kin to the fist-shaker. — Ann Voskamp

“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

“The invariable mark of wisdom is to seek the miraculous in the common.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

I’m not going to focus on the bad days. I choose to live in gratitude. — Marcela Valladolid

“Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” – Amy Collette

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

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

When I pray, I always thank Mother Nature for all the beauty in the world. It’s about having an attitude of gratitude. – Miranda Ker

Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth. – Sophocles

I do practice active gratitude. In my thoughts, actions words I am deeply grateful for what life has given me. – Sharmila Tagore


Whether you’re feeling stuck in life or like your living your dreams – being grateful for what we have is how we come to appreciate all the blessings we have in life. Our health, our friends, our family, and our passions.