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74 Gratitude Quotes: A Reminder Of The Good

Having and showing gratitude is a major factor in building a happy life.

Feeling grateful is easy and can come quite naturally in the good times. Not so much in the tough times of life. 

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But that is actually when you need it the most.

Here are 74 quotes about gratitude that serve as an amazing reminder of the good things in life, no matter what:

74 Gratitude Quotes_ A Reminder Of The Good

1. Have gratitude for all that you have, and you can be happy exactly as you are. Mandy Ingber

2. We have to fill our hearts with gratitude. Gratitude makes everything that we have more than enough. Susan L. Taylor

3. It's wonderful to be grateful. To have that gratitude well out from deep within you and pour out in waves. Once you truly experience this, you will never want to give it up. Srikumar Rao

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

5. At the age of 18, I made up my mind to never have another bad day in my life. I dove into an endless sea of gratitude from which I've never emerged. Patch Adams

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

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

8. 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

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

10. Stop now. Enjoy the moment. It’s now or never. Maxime Lagacé

11. 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. 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

12. Social scientists have found that the fastest way to feel happiness is to practice gratitude. Chip Conley

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

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

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

16. 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

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

18. ‘Enough’ is a feast. Buddhist proverb

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

20. 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

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

22. 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

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

24. Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don’t forget to lift someone up. Roy T. Bennett

25. Every blessing ignored becomes a curse. Paulo Coelho

26. If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. Robert Quillen

27. I am happy because I'm grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy. Will Arnett

28. Gratitude turns what we have into enough. Aesop

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

30. Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart. Roy T. Bennett

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

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

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

34. 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

35. 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

36. An attitude of gratitude brings great things. Yogi Bhajan

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

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

39. Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth. Sophocles

40. Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent. Dennis Prager

41. It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation. Roberto Benigni

42. If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough. Meister Eckhart

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

44. When one has a grateful heart, life is so beautiful. Roy T. Bennett

45. 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

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

47. Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind. Lionel Hampton

48. Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want. Jim Rohn

49. 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

50. 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

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

52. 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

53. 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

54. Gratitude goes a long way. Sylvia Day

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

56. The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children. Nancy Friday

57. I live each day full of gratitude, and that's good for my children. Sophie B. Hawkins

58. Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five-minute-a-day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe. Wayne Dyer

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

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

61. Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude. A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh)

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

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

64. 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

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

66. 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

67. Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you. Eileen Caddy

68. Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses. Alphonse Karr

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

70. Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. Doris Day

71. True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you’ for that experience. Oprah Winfrey

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

73. None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves and spend without fear of bankruptcy. Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

74. 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

Gratitude Quotes

Having and showing gratitude is a major factor in building a happy life. Feeling grateful is easy and can come quite naturally in the good times. Not so much in the tough times of life. But that is actually when you need it the most. Here are 74 quotes about gratitude that serve as an amazing reminder of the good things in life, no matter what:

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