Top 100+ Best Grateful And Thankful Quotes 2022

Best Quotes Of Thankfulness and Gratitude
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If you’re looking for quotes of thankfulness ideas that inspire, motivate, and make you feel better about life in general then we’ve got them listed in this article. These are by far the best quotes that Penn Book has ever found on the subject of thankfulness. In fact, it’s almost impossible to come up with a better list than these!

Best Quotes Of Thankfulness

Quotes Of Thankfulness To God

I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy, and I am loved. – Reba McEntire

The heart that gives thanks is a happy one, for we cannot feel thankful and unhappy at the same time. – Douglas Wood

Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it’s no worse than it is. – Margaret Mitchell

There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark. – Hellen Keller

Thanks for this day, for all birds safe in their nests, for whatever this is, for life. – Barbara Kingsolver

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

I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength. – Anonymous

It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart. – Anonymous

A little ‘thank you that you will say to someone for a ‘little favor’ shown to you is a key to unlock the doors that hide unseen ‘greater favors’. Learn to say ‘thank you and why not? – Israelmore Ayivor

I’m thankful for each and every day. We never know when time is up. - Chuck Berry - thankfulness quotes

I’m thankful for each and every day. We never know when time is up. – Chuck Berry

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. -Gilbert K. Chesterton

There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person. – Joyce Meyer

Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience. – Roy T. Bennett

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. -Alfred North Whitehead

I am thankful for all the blessings that God has have given me. – Anonymous

Whatever we are waiting for—peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance—it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.—Sarah Ban Breathnach

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

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.—Melody Beattie

Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times, they can only make you stronger. – Anonymous

Quotes On The Importance Of Thankfulness And Gratitude

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

For the yesterdays and today’s, and the tomorrows I can hardly wait for – Thank you. – Cecelia Ahern

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. – William Faulkner

For my part, I am almost contented just now, and very thankful. Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever. – Charlotte Brontë

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

For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile. – Elie Wiesel

O Lord that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness. – William Shakespeare

I am what I am, I’m doing very well in my life, and I’m thankful to God for that. – LL Cool J

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

Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are. – Bethany Hamilton

When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself. – Tecumseh

Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Thankfulness is the quickest path to joy. – Jefferson Bethke

We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.—Neal A. Maxwell

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

Make it a habit to tell people, ‘thank you.’ To express your appreciation sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it. —Ralph Marston

Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. —Voltaire

Before I get out of bed, I am saying thank you. I know how important it is to be thankful. —Al Jarreau

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't let the sun go down without saying thank you to someone, and without admitting to yourself that absolutely no one gets this far alone. - Stephen King - quotes about being thankful

Don’t let the sun go down without saying thank you to someone, and without admitting to yourself that absolutely no one gets this far alone. – Stephen King

This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before. —Maya Angelou

Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. – Charles Dickens

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. – John Milton

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. —Thornton Wilder

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thanksgiving is a special virtue. But ingratitude is opposed to Thanksgiving. Therefore ingratitude is a special sin.—Thomas Aquinas

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

When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. – Shauna Niequist

The unthankful heart discovers no mercies, but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. – Henry Ward Beecher

Rest and be thankful. – William Wordsworth

Quotes Of Gratefulness And Thankfulness

One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life. —Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Be grateful in your own hearts. That suffices. Thanksgiving has wings and flies to its right destination. —Victor Hugo

When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears. —Anthony Robbins

You ought to be thankful a whole heaping lot, for the places and people you’re lucky you’re not! – Dr. Seuss

…I’m so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much. – L.M. Montgomery

Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.—Estonian Proverb

When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree. —Vietnamese Proverb

I never met a bitter person who was thankful. Or a thankful person who was bitter. – Nick Vujicic

It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack. – Germany Kent

No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.—James Allen

Be present in all things and thankful for all things. – Maya Angelou

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

Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace. Todd Stocker

The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us. -James E. Faust

quotes about being grateful

We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.—Albert Barnes

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

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

Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. – Psalm 107:8-9

‘Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. – Alice Walker

We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.—Harry A. Ironside

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

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect towards others. – Dalai Lama

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” -Brian Tracy

Thankful Quotes

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

Let all your thinks be thanks. – W.H. Auden

The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.—Hannah Whitall Smith

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.—W. T. Purkiser

The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated. —William James

Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours. – Marcus Aurelius

I feel a very unusual sensation—if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude. —Benjamin Disraeli

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. – Meister Eckhart

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses. – Alphonse Karr

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. – James Allen

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

Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. – Ephesians 5:19-20

Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.—Gertrude Stein

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

Enough is a feast. —Buddhist Proverb

Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. – Maya Angelou

Got no checkbooks, got no banks, still I’d like to express my thanks. I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night.—Irving Berlin

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Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.—Eckhart Tolle

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. – William Blake

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues. – Cicero

You will find joy in everyday life with a heart of thankfulness. – Lailah Gifty Akita

I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks. — William Shakespeare

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘Thank you,’ that would suffice. — Meister Eckhart

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. — Albert Schweitzer

The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. — Henry Ward Beecher

We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning. — Albert Barnes

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

When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. — Tecumseh

I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. ― L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Sometimes we spend so much time and energy thinking about where we want to go that we don't notice where we happen to be. ― Dan Gutman, From Texas with Love

Sometimes we spend so much time and energy thinking about where we want to go that we don’t notice where we happen to be. ― Dan Gutman, From Texas with Love

Whatever happens in your life, no matter how troubling things might seem, do not enter the neighborhood of despair. Even when all doors remain closed, God will open up a new path only for you. Be thankful! ― Elif Shafak, The Forty Rules of Love

Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours. ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

One of the main reasons that we lose our enthusiasm in life is because we become ungrateful..we let what was once a miracle become common to us. We get so accustomed to his goodness it becomes a routine.. ― Joel Osteen, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential

Perhaps it takes a purer faith to praise God for unrealized blessings than for those we once enjoyed or those we enjoy now. ― A.W. Tozer

People complain about the bad things that happen to em that they don’t deserve but they seldom mention the good. About what they done to deserve them things ― Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

So to you, or anyone else who has spent four minutes on me in some way listening to just one song, or watching one of my videos….Thank you. I love you like I love sparkles and having the last word. And that’s real love. ― Taylor Swift, Taylor Swift

Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks. ― Thomas Goodwin

When God takes out the trash, don't go digging back through it. Trust Him. ― Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Heart Crush

When God takes out the trash, don’t go digging back through it. Trust Him. ― Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Heart Crush

Sometimes we focus so much on what we don’t have that we fail to see, appreciate, and use what we do have! ― Jeff Dixon

I may not be where I want to be but I’m thankful for not being where I used to be. ― Habeeb Akande

God gave us minds to think with and hearts to thank with. Instead we use our hearts to think about the world as we would like it to have been, and we use our minds to come up with rationalizations for our ingratitude. We are a murmuring, discontented, unhappy, ungrateful people. And because we think we want salvation from our discontents… ― Douglas Wilson

Every once in a while God allows you to stub your toe as a kind reminder to be grateful for the miraculous body attached to it. ― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

Even the smallest tender mercy can bring peace when recognized and appreciated. ― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road. ― John Henry Jowett

Thank you might be the hardest word to say. We may wonder, what can be so castrating about embracing gratitude? Some think it causes fear of loss, while it unleashes indistinct anxiety of losing independence or self-control.

Gratefulness might come down to an undying struggle against oblivion. It could amount to a lasting burden for maintaining the infallibility of their memory. In short, for some, thankfulness is a box of Pandora. (“Thank God for the Belgian chocolate “) ― Erik Pevernagie

Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. ― Henry Clay

This is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes. ― Queen Elizabeth I

Be thankful for your allotment in an imperfect world. Though better circumstances can be imagined, far worse are nearer misses than you probably care to realize. ― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

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