‘I Am Grateful’ Quotes & Sayings To Inspire Great Thoughts

‘I am grateful for…..’

It’s not always easy to genuinely feel or even believe gratitude. It’s also not always easy to ‘see’ what we can be grateful for.

The following collection of quotes can help to inspire us to generate the feeling of gratitude – sometimes when we least feel like it.

They can encourage us to look for the good in our lives, the best of a situation or to see the opportunities that are right in front of us.

They are a starting point, or a launching pad to look for gratitude in our lives, even more.


‘I Am Grateful’ Quotes


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


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


“I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it.” Maya Angelou


“If I could teach people to be grateful, we could have an amazing world where negativity could not grow and foster, and children would have a smile on their face.” Catriona Gray


“I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy.” Will Arnett


“A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.” James E. Faust


“Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.” Joel Osteen


“It’s not possible to experience constant euphoria, but if you’re grateful, you can find happiness in everything.” Pharrell Williams


“If I need a pick-me-up, I pull up a memo file on my phone and type in three things I’m grateful for. The things I’ve typed on other days are still there. It’s a long list. Always helps.” Andrew Yang


“Every day, I like to wake up and remind myself to be grateful of the simple things.” Miranda Kerr


“I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.” Maya Angelou


“I’m so grateful for everything I went through. We learn from the hardships.” Josie Canseco


“Whatever life throws at me I’ll take it and be grateful for it as well.” Tom Felton


“Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.” Zig Ziglar


“Breathing in, I am aware of my heart. Breathing out, I smile to my heart and know that my heart still functions normally. I feel grateful for my heart.” Thich Nhat Hanh


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


“I’m looking forward to the future and feeling grateful for the past.” Mike Rowe


“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” Henry David Thoreau


“If you truly get in touch with a piece of carrot, you get in touch with the soil, the rain, the sunshine. You get in touch with Mother Earth and eating in such a way, you feel in touch with true life, your roots, and that is meditation. If we chew every morsel of our food in that way we become grateful and when you are grateful, you are happy.” Thich Nhat Hanh


“Gratitude is a mark of a noble soul and a refined character. We like to be around those who are grateful.” Joseph B. Wirthlin


We hope that the above quotes can inspire you in finding what you are grateful for, right now. To further expand on this, try writing a simple list with the heading ‘I Am Grateful for’….along the top and see what flows out. For more inspiring words and quotes on the topic of gratitude, be sure to check out:

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