101 Quotes on Gratefulness And Counting Your Blessings

The internet and social media are both great tools that help keep people interconnected all around the world. They have one bad side effect though. Apparently, seeing friends and relatives living their best lives is making other people spiral into depression and loneliness.

Imagine these scenarios. (In fact, they have probably happened to you before.) You see other people eating the most delicious food, traveling to the most exciting places, and reporting achievement after achievement. “I got a promotion,” “My son is valedictorian,” or “See photos of our Paris trip!” Suddenly, your own life seems wanting, and you need a reminder that your life is blessed, too. 

These inspiring quotes about counting your blessings help us understand some basic truths. Avert your eyes from others. Open your eyes to your blessings. Be grateful for them. Happiness will follow.

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

Gratitude lifts our eyes off the things we lack so we might see the blessings we possess. – Max Lucado

The moments of each day, are a special gift to us… we should feel very blessed. – Julie Hebert

When you count your blessings, you realize you’re actually doing fine.

Some wish blessings, others pray for them. Some send blessings and they become one. – Joyce C. Lock

Be grateful for each and every thing that God has blessed you with. – Robert Woeger

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Count your blessings, not your wrinkles.

Take time daily to reflect on how much you have. It may not be all that you want but remember someone somewhere is dreaming to have what you have. – Germany Kent

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. – Eric Hoffer

Life is too short to argue and fight. Count your blessings. Value the people who love you and make the most of each day.

All deaf people would kill for an opportunity to spend the entire day listening to sober adults whine. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Count your many blessings. Name them one by one.

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An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. – Henry David Thoreau

If I choose to bless another person, I will always end up feeling more blessed. – Marianne Williamson

We are all blessed, but the problem is that some of us count their blessings while others count their struggles. – Edmond Mbiaka

Concentrate on counting your blessings and you’ll have little time to count anything else. – Woodrow Kroll

Simple blessings are all around us. Once we receive them …. we experience true joy. – Krystal Kuehn

I’m too grateful to be hateful. I am too blessed to be stressed. – El DeBarge

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Every day is a blessing. – Olivia Culpo

Let no day go by without counting your blessing. – John Templeton

When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place. – C.S. Lewis

Just to be is a blessing. – Abraham Joshua Heschel

True gratitude is about the ordinary. – Anthon St. Maarten

You will block your own blessings with envy and bitterness if you can’t support and be happy for others’ success. – Germany Kent

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Children are the greatest blessing from God. – Lailah Gifty Akita

Don’t just count your blessings. Be the blessing other people count on.

More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate. – Roy T. Bennett

Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are…you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you. – Og Mandino

We all want to win more, but it’s all about being blessed and embracing your blessings. – DJ Khaled

Mindfulness is by far the most supreme expression of gratefulness for being alive. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings God gave me. – DMX

Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry. – Jack Kerouac

The degree to which I am blessed staggers me…the degree to which I take that for granted shames me. – John Green

It is impossible to count your blessings while you are counting the things with which you need or want to be blessed. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Life is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension. – I Lionel Kendrick

Be thankful for the infinitesimal thing that you have. Learn to value the blessings. – Giridhar Alwar

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

Cherish Life and all of God’s Blessings he sends your way! – Tammy Spears

Being blessed is a condition of the heart and a frame of mind. – Errin Rhorie

The life that counts blessings discovers its yielding more than it seems. – Ann Voskamp

Ask not what tomorrow may bring, but count as blessing every day that fate allows you. – Horace

There is something to appreciate in every moment of every day. Strive to find it as often as you can. Living with gratitude will change your life. – Anthon St. Maarten

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Sometimes blessings come in ugly wrapping paper. – Richie Norton

Keep your eyes open to the blessings that are around you. Stop taking them for granted.

You can never get enough of what you don’t need to make you happy. – Eric Hoffer

Being able to recognize and appreciate your blessings in life is a blessing. – Angel Moreira

Men are slower to recognize blessings than evils. – Titus Livius

Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things. – Stevie Wonder

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Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. – Mark Twain

There’s a blessing in everything that happens to us. – Kamaru Usman

Happiness is not about getting everything you want. It’s about being grateful and enjoying what you have.

Embrace your blessings. – Steve Maraboli

Don’t focus on what was taken away. Find something to replace it, and acknowledge the blessing you have. – Drew Barrymore

In a society that has apps for counting money, calories, pounds, and steps, be a rebel and count your blessings instead.

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Sometimes we don’t realize the blessings we have until we no longer have them… – Catherine Pulsifer

Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons. – Mother Teresa

I feel God has blessed us with a great love and I am so thankful. – Kate Summers

Instead of looking at what’s depressing, look at what’s a blessing.

I’m blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me. – Lil Wayne

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If you’re lucky to have three close people in your life, you’re blessed. – Tiger Woods

Blessings sometimes show up in unrecognizable disguises. – Janette Oke

If the air we breathe is life to us, blessing us is life to God. – Mike Bunye

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance. – Joel Osteen

At the end, life will hold us responsible for all the blessings that we refused to acknowledge. – Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Someone is paying for what you take for granted

The things you take for granted someone else is praying for.

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own. – Harold Coffin

Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. – Camille Pissarro

Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. – Joseph Addison

Today will never happen again. Don’t waste it with a false start or no start at all. – Og Mandino

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Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success! – David O. McKay

An untrained mind is way less inclined to count your blessings than it is inclined to count your curses. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayers and worn with thanks. – Thomas Goodwin

If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money cannot buy.

I believe that God has blessed me in immeasurable ways so that I can, in return, bless and help others. – Karen Civil

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To multiply your joy, count your blessings. – J.B. Priestley

Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles. – Maltbie D. Babcock

Give us pause as we celebrate, to count our blessings. – Byron Pulsifer

A little sister can drive you crazy…but the older I get the more I realize what a blessing she is in my life. – Catherine Pulsifier

It is always better to count your blessings, look at the bright sunny side of life. – Lailah Gifty Akita

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Count your blessings, not your troubles. – Hendrik de Vries

The ripples of the kind heart are the highest blessings of the Universe. – Amit Ray

When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness… all the good things. – Maya Angelou

The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed. – Bennett Cerf

We should always remember that God often blesses the available more than the able. – Daniel Brown

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When I count my blessings, I find you in every one. – Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons: Quotes, Poetry, & a few Short Stories for Every Day of the Year

Blessed are those with cracks in their broken heart because that is how the light gets in. – Shannon L. Alder

When I look back on my life as a whole, it is impossible for me not to feel blessed. – George Best

If we counted our blessings instead of our money, we would all be rich. – Linda Poindexter

What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. – Oscar Wilde

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

If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord. – Nathan Phillips

Blessing must arise from within your own mind. It is not something that comes from outside. – Dalai Lama

Attract more positivity and abundance by being grateful for your blessings.

You will be blessed the moment you realize you already are. – Bryant McGill

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When I’m worried and I can’t sleep I count my blessings instead of sheep. – Irving Berlin

You never know where a blessing can come from. – Teena Marie

Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful. – Prince

Everybody has problems, but everybody also has blessings in life. – Robert W. Bly

Find time to thank God for all the blessings you receive on a day to day basis. – Steven Johnson

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When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius

Beginning today, make it a habit to count your blessings every day. – Shadonna Richards

Reflect upon your present blessings…not on your past misfortunes… – Charles Dickens

So you had a bad day. Kick it aside and be grateful for one less bad day to pass through. – Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes: Quotes, Thoughts, & a Little Poetry for Every Day of the Year

If you’re going to start counting all of your problems, then it would only be fair to start counting all of your blessings. – Jason Micheal Ratliff

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With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy? – Oscar Wilde

A blessing is a circle of light drawn around a person to protect, heal and strengthen. – John O’Donohue

It is usually impossible to be bored while you have a serious problem. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Abundance and prosperity begin with gratitude and appreciation. – Anthon St. Maarten

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