30-Inspiring-Quotes-About-Gratitude

“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

One of the most important lesson I have learned from life is to always express my gratitude and appreciation for every experience and every interaction life sends my way, no matter of good or bad. Why? Because life loves grateful people, and I realized that the more I express my gratitude for what I have, the more reasons life gives me to be grateful for 🙂

Anyway, here are 30 inspiring quotes about gratitude that will most probably inspire and motivate you to be more grateful and thankful for the person you have become, for the life you are currently living and also for the many wonderful experiences and interactions life is constantly sending your way. 

Enjoy 🙂

1. “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice.” ~ Meister Eckhart

2. “The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it.” ~ Michael Josephson

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

4. “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Melody Beattie

5. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” Epictetus

6. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” ~ Denis Waitley

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

8. “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

9.“Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” ~ Rumi

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

11. “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~ Albert Schweitzer

12. “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

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

14. “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ~ William Arthur Ward

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

16. “When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.” ~  Elie Wiesel

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

18. “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

19. “When my body gets to the point where I can no longer function or feel gratitude, then I’ll leave it and become grateful again. But until then, I will appreciate what I have and not whine about what I don’t have. I will feel blessed by life and the opportunity to help others see that they are blessed, too.” ~ Bernie Siegel

20. “If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” Gerald Good

21. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G.K. Chesterton

22. “If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” Robert Quillen

23. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” ~ Buddha

24. “It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment.” Naomi Williams

25. “Forget yesterday–it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow–you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift–today.” Steve Maraboli

26. “The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. “ ~ John E. Southard

27. “You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip the pen in the ink.” ~ G.K. Chesterton

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

29. “When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?” ~ G.K. Chesterton

30. “You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.” ~ Khalil Gibran

Do you have a favorite quote about gratitude that you would like to share with us? If you do, I would surely love to know which one that is. You can share it in the comment section below. 🙂

~love, Luminita 💫

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Luminita D. Saviuc

Luminita, the Founder of PurposeFairy, is an enthusiastic student of the arts, psychology, and spirituality. Her acclaimed blog post, 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy , was shared by over 1.3 million people on Facebook. Later on, it became the heart of her book, 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy., book that was published by Penguin Random House. For more details check out the 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy Book Page.

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