TOP GRATITUDE QUOTES

 

Gratitude turns what we have into enough. Aesop

 

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

 

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

 

It has been said that life has treated me harshly; and sometimes I have complained in my heart because many pleasures of human experience have been withheld from me…if much has been denied me, much, very much, has been given me. Helen Keller

 

Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. Doris Day

 

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

 

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

 

No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night. Elie Wiesel

 

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. William Blake

 

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

 

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

 

The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness. Dalai Lama

 

Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius

 

To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven. Johannes A. Gaertner

 

Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up. Steve Maraboli

 

You don’t get blessed, and feel blessed. You have to first feel blessed, then the blessings come to you. Roman Price

 

There’s no disaster that can’t become a blessing, and no blessing that can’t become a disaster. Richard Bach

 

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures. Joseph Addison

 

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

 

Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

 

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

 

Expressing gratitude is a natural state of being and reminds us that we are all connected. Valerie Elster

 

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

 

Love your mistake as much as your accomplishments. Because without mistakes, there wouldn’t be any accomplishments. Unknown

 

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart. Zig Ziglar

 

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. Epicurus

 

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

 

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

 

The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy. Abraham Maslow

 

Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. Albert Schweitzer

 

Believe that good things will happen and they will. Unknown

 

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

 

What may seem a curse may be a blessing, and what may be a blessing may be a curse. Muso Kokushi

 

forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. Brian Tracy

 

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

 

Be grateful for what you have, work hard for what you don’t have. Unknown

 

Free yourself from the complexities and drama of your life. Simplify. Look within. Within ourselves we all have the gifts and talents we need to fulfill the purpose we’ve been blessed with. Steve Maraboli

 

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. But today is a gift. That’s why they call it the present.

 

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

 

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

 

There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it. Seneca

 

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

 

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk. William Arthur Ward

 

If we never experience the chill of a dark winter, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the warmth of a bright summer’s day. Nothing stimulates our appetite for the simple joys of life more than the starvation caused by sadness or desperation. In order to complete our amazing life journey successfully, it is vital that we turn each and every dark tear into a pearl of wisdom, and find the blessing in every curse. Anthon St. Maarten

 

So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied. Helen Keller 

 

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

 

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. Jacques Maritain

 

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

 

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step

 

Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity. Eckhart Tolle

 

The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. Charles Schwab

 

To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. Albert Schweitzere comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds. Theodore Roosevelt

 

FAMOUS GRATITUDE QUOTES EVER

 

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

 

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

 

Wisdom and compassion should become the dominating influences that guide our thoughts, our words, and our actions. Matthieu Ricard

 

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

 

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. 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

 

Happiness is a state of inner fulfillment, not the gratification of inexhaustible desires for outward things. Matthieu Ricard

 

Let us live simply in the freshness of the present moment, in the clarity of pure awakened mind. Matthieu Ricard

 

Prepare yourself so that you have no regrets. Think now. The things that you do, like trying to get rid of your  competitors, and making one more million dollars, are they going to bring you a peaceful death? Are you really going to be happy when you die? Matthieu Ricard

 

In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

 

Ingratitude is the daughter of pride. Miguel de Cervantes

 

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

 

While it may be difficult to change the world, it is always possible to change the way we look at it. Matthieu Ricard

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more. Roy T. Bennett

 

The basic root of happiness lies in our minds; outer circumstances are nothing more than adverse or favourable. Matthieu Ricard

 

True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. Seneca

 

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

 

Giving thanks for abundance is greater than the abundance itself. Rumi

 

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

 

Happiness is a skill, emotional balance is a skill, compassion and altruism are skills, and like any skill they need to be developed. That’s what education is about. Matthieu Ricard

 

The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not. Seneca

 

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

 

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

 

We do all kinds of things to remain beautiful yet we spend surprisingly little time taking care of what matters most: the way our mind functions. Matthieu Ricard

 

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

 

We don’t mind spending 15 years on education, why not the same to become a better human being? Matthieu Ricard

 

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses. Alphonse Karr

 

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

 

Hardship is a blessing when it spurs effort and development; ease is a curse when it increases complacency and self-indulgence. Muso Kokushi

 

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

 

We deal with our mind from morning till evening, and it can be our best friend or our worst enemy. Matthieu Ricard

 

WHAT IS GRATITUDE?

 

Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors. François de La Rochefoucauld

 

Gratitude is the memory of the heart. Jean Baptiste Massieu

 

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

 

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

 

Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation. John Ortberg

 

Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy. Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

 

Gratitude is the least of the virtues, but ingratitude is the worst of vices. Thomas Fuller

 

FAMOUS GRATITUDE QUOTES

 

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

 

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

 

Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. Confucius

 

The smallest act of kindness is worth than the grandest intention. Oscar Wilde

 

The essence of all beautiful art is gratitude. Friedrich Nietzsche

 

Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

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

 

Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. Mark Twain

 

True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience”. Oprah Winfrey

 

Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. Seneca

 

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

 

Our favorite attitude should be gratitude. Zig Ziglar

 

Ingratitude is monstrous. William Shakespeare

 

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

 

SHORT GRATITUDE QUOTES

 

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

 

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. W. Clement Stone

 

There are always flowers for those who want to see them. Henri Matisse

 

Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude. Confucius

 

An attitude of gratitude brings great things. Yogi Bhajan

 

Giving is an expression of gratitude for our blessings. Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

 

If you have lived, take thankfully the past. John Dryden

 

What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude. Brené Brown

 

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

 

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. Aesop

 

Entitlement is such a cancer, because it is void of gratitude. Adam Smith

 

No blessing lasts forever. Plautus

 

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse. Paulo Coelho

 

Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one. Baltasar Gracian

 

Things must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller

 

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Find the good and praise it. Alex Haley

 

Appreciation is the purest vibration that exists on the planet today. Abraham Hicks

 

May the gratitude in my heart kiss all the universe. Hafiz

 

The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude. Thornton Wilder

 

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. Melody Beattie

 

Ingratitude is treason to mankind. James Thomson

 

Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings a day. Mason Cooley

 

ZEN GRATITUDE QUOTES

 

When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them. Chinese proverb

 

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy. Ralph H. Blum

 

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. Oprah Winfrey

 

The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive. Thich Nhat Hanh

 

There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. Rumi

 

I’m grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes. Eckhart Tolle

 

You should rather be grateful for the weeds you have in your mind, because eventually they will enrich your practice. Shunryu Suzuki

 

Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet. Thich Nhat Hanh

 

Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude. Deepak Chopra

 

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

 

FUNNY QUOTES ABOUT GRATITUDE

 

I am a grateful… grapefruit. Bjork

 

I can multitask like crazy. I’m riddled with ADD – a blessing and a curse. Glenn Beck

 

My socks may not match, but my feet are always warm. Maureen McCullough

 

Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs. Joseph Stalin

 

Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast. Melody Beattie

 

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

 

Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk. Rumi

 

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

 

Got no check books, 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

 

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose. Woody Allen

 

GRATITUDE QUOTES ABOUT HEALTH

 

Self love is the way to inner health and growth of self knowing. This love grows and blossoms through seven pillars of inner light. Love nourishes and soon spreads on it own accord to others. Osho

 

Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. Publilius Syrus

 

The first wealth is health. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Make choices that bring love and joy to your body. It’s not about perfection; it’s about love and gratitude for an amazing body that works hard and deserves your respect. Alysia Reiner

 

Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death. Buddha

 

Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it. Seneca

 

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy. Lao Tzu

 

Laughter is spiritual health. Osho

 

Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year. Franklin P. Adams

 

Happiness lies first of all in health. George William Curtis

 

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The groundwork of all happiness is health. Leigh Hunt

 

Happiness is good health and a bad memory. Ingrid Bergman

 

Be happy, healthy, and let all that love flow through your heart. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

 

A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses. Hippocrates

 

Hate is unnatural. Love is a state of health; hate is a state of illness. Osho

 

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