70+ Thankful Quotes to Bring The Light of Thankfulness Into Your Life

Let's bless our day with these beautiful words of thankfulness.

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A thankful heart is eternally blessed, that's what I say. Ever since I have chosen to be grateful for each moment, my life has changed.

And, today, let us together bring the joy and awareness of gratitude with my handpicked thankful quotes.

To get deeper into thankfulness and gratitude, I suggest you try out my Attitude of Gratitude Course that will guide you in your gratitude journey with focused lessons, gratitude journal prompts, affirmations, and resources!

Now, here are your thankful quotes:

Thankful Quotes

‘To get happier, try gratitude, giving back, savoring, encouraging your optimism, and celebrating progress.’
– Jonathan Harnum

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

“Sometimes the little things in life mean the most.”
– Ellen Hopkins

“Gratitude means to recognize the good in your life, be thankful for whatever you have, some people may not even have one of those things you consider precious to you (love, family, friends, etc). Each day give thanks for the gift of life. You are blessed”
– Pablo

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“Express gratitude for the greatness of small things.”
– Richie Norton

“Always be thankful for the little things... even the smallest mountains can hide the most breathtaking views!”
– Nyki Mack

“I am thankful to God every day for the Gift of Life because even if I were the richest in the world, I still wouldn't afford to buy Life.”
– Gift Gugu Mona

“Being grateful all the time isn't easy. But it's when you feel least thankful that you are most in need of what gratitude can give you: perspective. Gratitude can transform any situation, It alters your vibration, moving you from negative energy to positive. It's the quickest, easiest, most powerful way to effect change in your life - this I know for sure.”
– Oprah Winfrey

“It is always better to look at the bright side of life.”
– Lailah Gifty Akita

“The two words that will change your life are "thank you". Like a candle that can light a thousand more without shortening its own life, appreciation is a gift that, when given, can set the whole world aglow.”
– Stacey Lee

“Display, a life full of gratitude, and remember to give thanks each day.”
– Danielle Duckery

“Spending time in nature feeling connected with the world often elicits gratitude.”
– Diana Butler Bass

“Gratitude is closely related to worship; it voices our joy and it also creates joy.”
– Gaylyn Williams

“Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive. Find a way to be thankful for your troubles, and they can become your blessings.”
– Unknown

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“Gratitude is an appreciation for every moment in your life. It is a feeling of abundance.”
– Brenda Nathan

“I turned my attention to gratitude and discovered that the more I cultivated a sense of appreciation for all that I had, the happier and less fearful I was.”
– M. J. Ryan

“‘Count your blessings’ is such a common expression that it has become a catchphrase. Yet it contains powerful truth and meaning: Be grateful for what you have – and for what you don't have.”
– Robert W. Bly

“We should not measure success by bank accounts filled with money, but rather by moments filled with joy and gratitude. Pursuing your passion vigorously and relentlessly will bring you those moments.”
– Dennis Houchin

“The practice of gratitude empowers, heals, inspires, and fosters heartfelt well–being.”
– Angeles Arrien

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“It takes a lot of courage to have an attitude of gratitude during the dark times. But once you have it, it empowers you.”
– Joshua Tongol

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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“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

“Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift.”
– Amit Ray

“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

“In every class of society, gratitude is the rarest of all human virtues.”
– Wilkie Collins

“Life is a web of intersections and choices. Your 1st choice is to recognize an intersection. Your 2nd choice is to be grateful for it.”
– Ryan Lilly

“When you focus on gratitude, positive things flow in more readily, making you even more grateful.”
– Lissa Rankin

“Though they only take a second to say, thank you leaves a warm feeling behind that can last for hours.”
– Kent Allan Rees

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“The mind is like a flower. It does not bloom without the lights of appreciation, encouragement, and love.”
– Debasish Mridha

“When you have something use it with appreciation before you lose it and always remember those who don’t have it.”
– Mary Uwamahoro

“Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.”
– Christiane Northrup

“What you acknowledge truly is yours. Invite your heart to be grateful and your ‘thank yous’ will be heard even when you don’t use words.”
– Pavithra Mehta

“The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low.”
– Richard Carlson

“Nothing new can come into your life unless you are grateful for what you already have.”
– Michael Bernhard

“Gratitude is a powerful process for shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life.”
– Rhonda Byrne

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love—then make that day count!”
– Steve Maraboli

“Being grateful does not mean that everything is necessarily good. It just means that you can accept it as a gift.”
– Roy T. Bennett

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“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.”
– Charles Spurgeon

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”
– Friedrich Koenig

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.”
– Melody Beattie

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not. Remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
– Epicurus

“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.”
– William Morris

“Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.”
– Unknown

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”
– Mother Teresa

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

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

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“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

“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

“Every morning is a fresh start. Wake up with a thankful heart.”
– Kristen Butler

“In your darkest hour, give thanks, for, in due time, the morning will come. And it will come with a ray of sunshine.”
– Michael Bassey Johnson

“Be thankful for the infinitesimal thing that you have. Learn to value the blessings.”
– Giridhar Alwar

“The truly grateful are also grateful for being grateful.”
– Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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“The only thing you should feel entitled to is gratitude.”
– J.S. Mason

“Grant me daily the grace of gratitude, to be thankful for all my gifts, and so be freed from artificial needs, that I might lead a joyful, simple life.”
– Edward Hays

“Life is strange, beautiful, and terrifying… and I am thankful for every minute of it that I have had. I am thankful for every minute yet to come.”
– Benjamin W. Bass

“Every arising in the morning, I'm thankful for the blessing to be alive, to breathe, to feel, to think, to enjoy, to love again.”
– Ebelsain Villegas

“The more thankful that I become the more I realize how pathetically impoverished I was before I became thankful. And I often wonder how impoverished I still am.”
– Craig D. Lounsbrough

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“Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.”
– Margaret Cousins

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness—it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.”
– Brene Brown

“Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it.”
– Dalai Lama

“Let us remember the past with gratitude, live the present with enthusiasm, and look forward to the future with confidence.”
– Pope John Paul II

“When you are grateful - when you can see what you have - you unlock blessings to flow in your life.”
– Suze Orman

“The appreciation of life does not require wealth or plenty. It requires only gratitude for the beauty of the world.”
– Deng Ming-Dao

“We only see what we are prepared to see. If we look for what is good and what we can be grateful for we will find it everywhere.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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70+ Thankful Quotes to Bring The Light of Thankfulness Into Your Life
Find joy in little blessings
70+ Thankful Quotes to Bring The Light of Thankfulness Into Your Life
Aarushi Tewari

Aarushi Tewari

The writer and affirmations speaker at Gratitude, Aarushi believes that one of the most effective ways of feeling inner peace is by being grateful and having a loving self-relationship.

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