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Gratitude is the act of being thankful for the good things in life. It is a powerful emotion that can have a positive impact on our mental and physical health. When we are grateful, we focus on the positive aspects of our lives, which can help us to appreciate what we have and to feel more content.

The Benefits of Gratitude

  • Improve mental health: Gratitude can help to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression.
  • Boost physical health: Gratitude can help to lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and boost the immune system.
  • Strengthen relationships: Gratitude can help us to connect with others and to build stronger relationships.
  • Increase happiness: Gratitude can help us to appreciate the good things in our lives and to feel more content.

Thankful Quotes

A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer. Gotthold – Ephraim Lessing

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

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Thankful Quotes

Always be thankful for what you have. Many people have nothing.

Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts. – Alan Cohen

At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family, and good health. Then I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins. – Christie Brinkley

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Thankful Quotes

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

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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

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

Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job. – Jim Lovell

Be thankful for the struggles you go through. They make you stronger, wiser, and humble. Don’t let them break you. Let them make you.

Be thankful for what you have. Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else’s fairytale.

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Thankful Quotes

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

Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for. – Will Rogers

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Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day. – John Wooden

Begin each day with a grateful heart.

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Thankful Quotes

Dear Lord, I’m so grateful I’m still loved. – Vivien Leigh

Don’t brood over your misfortunes; be thankful for what you still have. – Latika Teotia

Every day may not be good. But there’s something good in every day.

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. – John Milton

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

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

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. – Jacques Maritain

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. – Melody Beattie

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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Thankful Quotes

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. – Melody Beattie

Happiness comes when we stop complaining about the troubles we have and offer thanks for the troubles we don’t have.

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Happiness isn’t about getting what you want all the time. It’s about loving what you have and being grateful for it.

Happy are those who take life day by day, complain very little and are thankful for the little things in life.

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Thankful Quotes

I am even thankful for the negative things that have made me a stronger and better person. – Joanna Krupa

I am grateful for the grace of existence. – Lailah Gifty Akita

I am thankful for all the blessings and talents I have been given, but most of all I am thankful for my loving and supportive family. – Olivia Holt

I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.

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I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose. – Woody Allen

I am thankful for nights that turned into mornings, friends that turned into family, and dreams that turned into reality.

I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.’ – Elayne Boosler

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

I am very thankful and blessed to have a healthy and happy baby boy and baby mama. – Eric Church

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Thankful Quotes

I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them. –  Ronaldinho

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I believe that if you don’t derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don’t come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don’t feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste. – Srikumar Rao

I do believe that God blessed me in life with a wonderful family, a successful career, and a loving marriage, and remain thankful for that blessing. – Bonnie Tyler

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Thankful Quotes

I don’t know about changing my perspective, because motherhood is such a glorious blessing and I am very thankful for that. It’s such a beautiful experience. I do strongly recommend it. Its bliss, love, and fulfillment of another level. – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

I don’t think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He’s given you. But I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things. He’s not a small God; this God is incredible. – Joel Osteen

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I feel grateful because I have a lot of love in my life. I found the person I’m sharing my life with. I have a good man. – Gisele Bundchen

I feel like I’m doing what I love. If I can get out, shoot, film and climb, and be with my friends and family, I’m happy. It doesn’t take a lot. I don’t need to climb huge mountains. I have a deep connection with wilderness and the environment, and I’m thankful for that. – Jimmy Chin

I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me. – Gabby Douglas

I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved. – Reba McEntire

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Thankful Quotes

I pray to start my day and finish it in prayer. I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective. – Tim Tebow

I suffer the mortification of seeing myself attacked right and left by people at home professing patriotism and love of country who never heard the whistle of a hostile bullet. I pity them and the nation dependent on such for its existence. I am thankful, however, that, though such people make a great noise, the masses are not like them. – Ulysses S. Grant

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I want to thank you for the profound joy I’ve had in the in the thought of you. – Rosie Alison

I was given such a great gift. It’s a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I’ll be. I just want to be a better man. – Jake Owen

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Thankful Quotes

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

I wouldn’t change anything. I’ve made mistakes, but thanks to those mistakes, I’ve learned. – Enrique Iglesias

I write about the power of trying because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful – for all of it. – Kristin Armstrong

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. – Meister Eckhart

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If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. – W. Clement Stone

If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive. – Elbert Hubbard

In the household in which I was raised, the themes were pretty simple. ‘Work hard. Don’t quit. Be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be respectful. Also, never whine, never complain. And always, for crying out loud, keep a sense of humor.’ – Michael Keaton

In the New Year, never forget to thank your past years because they enabled you to reach today! Without the stairs of the past, you cannot arrive at the future. – Mehmet Murat Ildan

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Thankful Quotes

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican. – H. L. Mencken

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It’s been quite a roller coaster ride, but I’ve grown and learned a lot about myself. The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people’s lives. For that I give thanks. – Christina Aguilera

It’s ironic that when you go through a tragedy, you appreciate it more. You realize how fragile life is and that there are so many things to still be thankful for. – Adam Grant

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Thankful Quotes

I’m just thankful I’m surrounded by good people. – Jon Pardi

I’m thankful because all the hard work and sacrifices were worth it in the end. – WizKid

I’m thankful for every moment. – Al Green

I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.

I’m thankful to God that my life changed, but I’m also still on my grind. – Tory Lanez

I’ve done it all. I’m thankful and proud of what I’ve accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it. – Ralph Stanley

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Thankful Quotes

I’ve started to look at life differently. When you’re thanking God for every little you – every meal, every time you wake up, every time you take a sip of water – you can’t help but be more thankful for life itself, for the unlikely and miraculous fact that you exist at all. – A.J. Jacobs

Just don’t let the hype of what people are saying and how much they love you, you know, just take the compliment and be thankful that people are complimenting you, but don’t let it consume you; don’t let your circumstances around you and the way people view you make you act a certain way. – Mary J. Blige

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Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Let me encourage you to get up every day and focus on what you do have in life. Be thankful for the blessings of the little things, even when you don’t get what you expect. – Victoria Osteen

Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only. – Samuel Butler

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Thankful Quotes

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

Life’s a beach. Enjoy the waves.

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Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it. – Ralph Marston

Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time. – Lex Luger

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Thankful Quotes

My advice: Take a second out of the day today and be thankful for your family. – Jenna Morasca

Never forget who helped you out while everyone else was making excuses.

Never regret a day in your life. Good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

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No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. James Allen

No matter how hard life can get, go to bed grateful for all you have.

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others.

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Thankful Quotes

None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you. – Harvey Mackay

Nothing is a coincidence. Everything you’re experiencing is meant to happen exactly how it’s happening. Embrace the lessons. Be grateful.

One of the greatest gifts you can give someone is thanking them for being part of your life.

Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes.

Remember when you prayed for the things you have now.

Replace expectation with gratitude.

So many people have touched my heart and made an impact on my world. I’m thankful for every lesson and learning experience. – Bindi Irwin

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses. – Alphonse Karr

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Thankful Quotes

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

Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are. – Bethany Hamilton

Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living. – Travis Barker

Thank you Universe for the good things in my life that I don’t know about yet.

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Thank you, dear God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Thank you for the rain. And for the chance to wake up in three hours and go fishing: I thank you for that now, because I won’t feel so thankful then. – Garrison Keillor

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

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Thankful Quotes

Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another. – John Clayton

The best way to be happy is to turn the negatives into positives. Don’t let anyone steal your joy and be thankful for what you have.

The gift was not large as money goes, and my need was not great, but the spirit of the gift is beyond price and leaves me blessed and in debt. – Robert Fulghum

The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most of every day.

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The simple act of saying ‘thank you’ is a demonstration of gratitude in response to an experience that was meaningful to a customer or citizen. – Simon Mainwaring

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. – William Blake

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

The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. – Alfred North Whitehead

There will always be people in your life who treat you wrong. Be sure to thank them for making you strong. – Zig Ziglar

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire. – Anonymous, Holy Bible

There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person. – Joyce Meyer

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Thankful Quotes

This little kid pointed at me and said, ‘You look disgusting!’ That was the first time I thought maybe I did. I decided I’d better start eating. I’m just thankful that I made it through with relatively few scars. – Susan Dey

This path was not that of my conscious choosing. But after persistent subconscious confrontation, I have finally embraced what is, ‘solely’ for me, and I am thankful when called upon, to be able to share and give to those who seek their own way of the path. – T.F. Hodge

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Unfortunately, I’m not 185 and 6-3 and can run and catch fade routes all game. I do the dirty work. I’m all good. I’m thankful for it. Somebody’s got to do it. – Darnell Dockett

Ungrateful people complain about the one thing you haven’t done for them instead of being thankful for the thousands of things you have done for them.

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Thankful Quotes

Upon waking, let your first thought be, Thank you.

What am I most thankful for? LOVE! Because without it, I wouldn’t have a life. – Anthony T.Hincks

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

Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

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When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. – Elie Wiesel

When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty, my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.

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

When some things go wrong, take a moment to be thankful for the many things that are going right.

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others. – Dalai Lama

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Thankful Quotes

Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone…just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.


Thankful quotes are a simple but effective way to express gratitude. They can help us to appreciate the good things in our lives, improve our mental and physical health, and strengthen our relationships.