63 Grateful Quotes To Show Your Gratitude For Everything

Many people are grateful for what they have, but some of us find the whole idea of being grateful difficult. We often take for granted all the things that we have and go about our daily lives without a second thought.

When you start to take your life for granted, it can be hard to remember what you are grateful for. However, there are some things that we should not take our time with and should instead appreciate daily – such as friends and family.

The word “grateful” is derived from the Latin word gratia, which means “to feel or look favorably on another, especially as a result of kindness or favor from someone.” The Oxford English Dictionary defines grateful as feeling or showing an attitude of thankfulness towards somebody helpful or kind to you.

It is one of the most important and powerful emotions. It can help us to live happier and healthier lives. It’s a good practice to be grateful every day for what we have and who we are.

Here are some of the most thought-provoking quotes that will push you to show gratitude for all of the life experiences in your life.

Top 63 Grateful Quotes To Show Your Gratitude For Everything

1. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” ― Gilbert K. Chesterton

2. “I’m grateful always for this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes.” ― Eckhart Tolle

3. “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” ― Randy Pausch

4. “We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.” ― Neal A. Maxwell

5. “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

6. “An attitude of gratitude brings great things.” ― Yogi Bhajan

7. “Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing… a grateful heart!”– George Herbert

8. “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” ― Aesop

9. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” ― Oscar Wilde

10. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” ― Doris Day

11. “In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.” ― Albert Clarke

12. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.” ― Epicurus

13. “You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.” ― Buddha

14. “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.” ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

15. “Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.” ― Confucius

16. “Our favorite attitude should be gratitude.” ― Zig Ziglar

17. “What you truly acknowledge truly is yours. Invite your heart to be grateful and your ‘thank you’s’ will be heard even when you don’t use words.” ― Pavithra Mehta

18. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” ― Willie Nelson

19. “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” ― Kristin Armstrong

20. “No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” ― James Allen

21. “As long as this exists, this sunshine and this cloudless sky, and as long as I can enjoy it, how can I be sad?” – Anne Frank

22. “There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.” ― Seneca

23. “Ingratitude is monstrous.” ― William Shakespeare

24. “To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” ― Johannes Gaertner

25. “Be grateful, not only for others, but for yourself.” ― Unknown

26. “The root of joy is gratefulness.” ― David Steindl-Rast

27. “So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied.” ― Helen Keller

28. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ― Melodie Beattie

29. “Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” ― Edwin Arlington Robinson

30. “A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things.” ― Plato

31. “The world gives you way more than you ever give it.” ― Kamal Ravikant

32. “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” ― Karl Barth

33. “Find the good and praise it.” ― Alex Haley

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

35. “Gratitude is the fairest blossom that springs from the soul.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

36. “The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” ― Mary Davis

37. “Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” ― Jacques Maritain

38. “The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.” ― Richard Bach

39. “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

40. “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” ― W. Clement Stone

41. “Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” ― Henri Fredric Amiel

42. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” ― Marcus Tellius Cicero

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

44. “Stop now. Enjoy the moment. It’s now or never.” ― Maxime Lagacé

45. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ― William Arthur Ward

46. “Giving thanks for abundance is greater than the abundance itself.” ― Rumi

47. “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” ― John F. Kennedy

48. “The essence of all beautiful art is gratitude.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

49. “Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.” ― Albert Schweitzer

50. “What can you do right now to turn your life around? Gratitude”– The Secret

51. “Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” ― Jean Baptiste Massieu

52. “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

53. “Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.” ― John Ortberg

54. “Gratitude: A lively sense of future benefit.” ― Unknown

55. “Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.” ― Dennis Prager

56. “The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” ― William James

57. “Gratitude is the appreciation of things that are not deserved, earned or demanded – those wonderful things that we take for granted.” ― Renée Paule

58. “My socks may not match, but my feet are always warm.” ― Maureen McCullough

59. “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

60. “The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low.” ― Richard Carlson

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

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

63. “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” ― Ralph H. Blum

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