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30 Inspirational Quotes About Gratitude

30 Inspirational Quotes About Gratitude

As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with our friends and families, let’s remember that Thanksgiving is about gratitude.  Here is a great collection of quotes about gratitude that remind you of just how much you have to be thankful for.

Quotes About Gratitude - Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.”
~Henry Van Dyke

Quotes About Gratitude - Thankfulness creates gratitude

“Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.”
~Todd Stocker

Quotes About Gratitude - Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy

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

Quotes About Gratitude - Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues

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

Quotes About Gratitude - Like Christ said, love thee one another

“Like Christ said, love thee one another. I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and be appreciative and thankful for what I had.”
~James Brown

Quotes About Gratitude - Old age is not a matter for sorrow

“Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.”
~Thomas Carlyle

Quotes About Gratitude - A single grateful thought toward heaven

“A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.”
~Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Quotes About Gratitude - If the only prayer you said in your whole life was

“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.”
~Meister Eckhart

Quotes About Gratitude - Such lovely warmth of thought

“Such lovely warmth of thought and delicacy of colour are beyond all praise, and equally beyond all thanks!”
~Marie Corelli

Quotes About Gratitude - Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends

“Let a nation’s fervent thanks make some amends for the toils and sufferings of those who survive.”
~Edward Everett

Quotes About Gratitude - If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got

“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

Quotes About Gratitude - My advice: Take a second out of the day today

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

Quotes About Gratitude - I'm thankful for every moment

“I’m thankful for every moment.”
~Al Green

Quotes About Gratitude - I feel so thankful that I'm able to be a part of something

“I feel so thankful that I’m able to be a part of something that I love to wake up and run to work every day.”
~Alexander Wang

Quotes About Gratitude - God has two dwellings

“God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.”
~Izaak Walton

Quotes About Gratitude - The hardest arithmetic to master is

“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.”
~Eric Hoffer

Quotes About Gratitude - There's no happier person

“There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.”
~Joyce Meyer

Quotes About Gratitude - Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”
~Henry Ward Beecher

Quotes About Gratitude - The trick is to be grateful when

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

Quotes About Gratitude - I'm grateful for always this moment

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

Quotes About Gratitude - Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid

“Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.”
~Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Quotes About Gratitude - I work very hard, and I play very hard

“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

Quotes About Gratitude - Sometimes we need to remind ourselves

“Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue.”
~William Bennett

Quotes About Gratitude - Gratitude makes sense of our past

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

Quotes About Gratitude - When you practice gratefulness

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

Quotes About Gratitude - Appreciation is the highest form of prayer

“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

Quotes About Gratitude - No duty is more urgent

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

Quotes About Gratitude - Gratitude is the fairest blossom

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”
~Henry Ward Beecher

Quotes About Gratitude - I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought

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

Quotes About Gratitude - Be thankful for what you have

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

Have a great Thanksgiving! Don’t forget to share these quotes about gratitude with your family and friends.

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Diane is a New Jersey-based writer and blogger. She is a wife and the mom of a 9-year-old little boy. Through her blog, she wants to inspire moms to find Zen in their lives while offering practical tips and other valuable information to help families deal with everyday issues. Check out Diane's Google+ profile "

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