Gratitude Quotes

Practicing gratitude on a daily basis can change your life. Check out these gratitude quotes below for the inspiration to start.

“There is a calmness to a life lived in Gratitude, a quiet joy.”
– Ralph H. Blum

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

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

“Gratitude is riches. Complaining is poverty. Instead of complaining about what’s wrong, be grateful for what’s right.”
– Zachary Fisher

“Gratitude is the memory of the heart.”
– French proverb

“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.”
-Gerald Good

“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

“If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.”
– Rabbi Harold Kushner

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”
– Willie Nelson

“Practicing gratitude, acknowledging the blessings in your life, and making it a point to recognize those good things, will positively change your life.”
– Deborah Norville in “Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work for You”

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

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

“One of the incredible truths about gratitude is that it is impossible to feel both the positive emotion of thankfulness and a negative emotion such as anger or fear at the same time.”
– M.J. Ryan in “Attitudes of Gratitude”

“Gratitude births only positive feelings – love, compassion, joy, and hope.”
– M.J. Ryan in “Attitudes of Gratitude”

“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.”
– Gladys Browyn Stern

“Develop an ‘attitude of gratitude.’ Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you.”
– Brian Tracy

“Gratitude is a two-fold love – love coming to visit us, and love running to greet a welcome guest.”
– Henry Van Dyke

“My friend found that the more she practiced gratitude, the more gratitude she had to practice… The more she thanked, the more she saw.”
– Ellen Vaughn in “Radical Gratitude”

“What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”
– Oscar Wilde

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”
-Thornton Wilder

“It’s not easy being grateful all the time. But it’s when you feel least thankful that you are most in need of what gratitude can give you.”
– Oprah Winfrey

“The more you recognize and express gratitude for the things you have, the more things you will have to express gratitude for.”
– Zig Ziglar