Gratitude Quotes And Sayings


Gratitude Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of gratitude quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“(Some people) have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy.”
– A.H. Maslow

“It is safe to assert that no government proper ever had a provision in its organic law for its own termination.”
Abraham Lincoln

“As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world. ”
– Adabella Radici

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

“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

“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 Schweitzer

“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 

“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 Schweitzer 

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.”
– Aldous Huxley

“Find the good and praise it.”
– Alex Haley

“Most people want nothing to happen. That is the problem with governments these days. They want to do things all the time; they are always very busy thinking of what things they can do next. That is not what people want. People want to be left alone to look after their cattle.”
– Alexander Mccall Smith

“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

“Saying thank you is more than good manners.  It is good spirituality.” 
– Alfred Painter

“Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened.  Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared.” 
– Alice Walker

“One can never pay in gratitude: one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.” 
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

“What a miserable thing life is:  you’re living in clover, only the clover isn’t good enough.” 
– Bertolt Brecht

“Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.” 
– Bobby Hull

“Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy – because we will always want to have something else or something more.”
– Brother David Steindl-Rast

“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.”

“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” 
– Carl Jung

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

“When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.”
Chinese Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

“As individuals, as families, as neighbors, as members of one community, people of all races and political views are usually decent, kind, compassionate. But in large corporations or governments, when great power accumulates in their hands, some become monsters even with good intentions.”
– Dean Koontz

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

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

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

“Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.” 
– Edward F. Halifax

“One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.” 
– Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“Two kinds of gratitude:  The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” 
– Edwin Arlington Robinson

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