Expressing gratitude is something a lot of us forget. With busy lives and with so many things to think about, it’s probably the last thing on your mind, too.
However, showing appreciation for the good things in your life has so many benefits. It generally makes one happier and it attracts more positive things. Expressing gratitude also strengthens the emotions and reduces one’s materialism.
To help you express your appreciation, we have these gratitude quotes. Each quote in this collection aims to make you feel more appreciative of everything you have in life. Enjoy!
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
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. – Cynthia Ozick
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. – Melody Beattie
Be thankful for what you have rather than focusing on what you don’t have.
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
I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss. – Rita Mae Brown
There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.
Instead of always wanting more, appreciate what you already have and you might realize, you don’t need anything else.
Try to stay positive and things will get better.
Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic. – John Henry Jowett
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. – William Arthur Ward
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. – William Faulkner
When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around. – Willie Nelson
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. – G.K. Chesterton
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. – Henry Ward Beecher
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. – Aesop
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
Be thankful for the difficult people in you life, for they have shown you who you do not want to be.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. – Robert Brault
Gratitude is a powerful process for shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life. Be grateful for what you already have and you will attract more good things.
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
To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven. – Johannes Gaertner
Gratitude is the music of the heart, when its chords are swept by the breeze of kindness.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
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
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. – William Arthur Ward
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
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
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust
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