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60 Gratitude Quotes (for inspiration)

Print out these gratitude quotes to add to your gratitude journal or cut out and leave where you can see them often. 

Let the words of Maya Angelou, Anne Frank, Henry David Thoreau, John F Kennedy, Rumi and others inspire and remind.

60 Gratitude Quotes

“This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.”  ~Maya Angelou

“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

“Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses.” ~Alphonse Karr

“Whatever you appreciate and give thanks for will increase in your life.” ~Sanaya Roman

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” ~Gilbert Keith Chesterton

“For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.”  ~Clarence E. Hodges

“Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” ~Doris Day

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” ~Author Unknown

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

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

“Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.” ~Hansa proverb

“Gratitude is what you feel when you want what you already have.” ~James Clear

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

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

“Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.” ~Leroy Satchel Paige

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

“I thank everything, because everything teaches me something.” ~Maxime Lagacé

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

“A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings.” ~Mason Cooley

“I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet.” ~Confucius

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

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

“Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings.” ~Marianne Williamson

“Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.” ~Kahlil Gibran

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

“Our favorite attitude should be gratitude.” ~Zig Ziglar

“Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.” ~Mark Twain

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

“It’s a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.” ~Roberto Benigni

“Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

“People don’t have to like or support you, so you always have to say thank you.” ~Ruben Studdard

“There are no thanks for a kindness which has been delayed.” ~Author Unknown

“Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.” ~Beatrix Potter

“I thank You God in Heaven for friends.” ~Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” ~Cicero

“If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” ~Meister Eckhart

“God has two dwellings, one in heaven and the other in a meek and thankful heart.” ~Izaak Walton

“If you expect the blessings of God, be kind to His people.” ~ Abu Bakr

“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 Clark

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

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

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” ~Aesop

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” ~Cynthia Ozick

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

“Ingratitude is the daughter of pride.” ~Miguel de Cervantes

“May the work of your hands be a sign of gratitude and reverence to the human condition.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

“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

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

“Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.” ~Joseph Wood Krutch

“Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” ~Carl Jung

“If you’re more fortunate than others, build a longer table, not a taller fence.” ~Author Unknown

“Love and gratitude can part seas, move mountains, and create miracles.” ~Rhonda Byrne

“Laughter is God’s blessing.” ~Joseph Prince

“The best way to show my gratitude to God is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy.” ~Mother Teresa

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

“Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.” ~Confucius

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

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

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

“The wound is the place where light enters you.” ~Rumi

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