Thankful - Quotes & Sayings

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

Melody Beattie

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

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

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

Reba McEntire

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

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

Samuel Butler

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

Willie Nelson

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

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

Meister Eckhart

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

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

When you are grateful - when you can see what you have - you unlock blessings to flow in your life.

Suze Orman

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

William Arthur Ward

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

Travis Barker

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

I'm just thankful I'm surrounded by good people.

Jon Pardi

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

'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

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

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

Aesop

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

Joanna Krupa

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

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.

William Blake

I'm thankful for every moment.

Al Green

Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.

Harvey Mackay

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

Eric Church

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.

James Allen

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

I think, every time I'm on the mountain, I'm just so thankful to be there.

Chloe Kim

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.

W. Clement Stone

Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I think in this life it's important to be kind, be thankful, and always be creative.

Bishop Briggs

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

Woody Allen

I'm grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes.

Eckhart Tolle

Immensely grateful, touched, proud, astonished, abashed.

Boris Pasternak

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

Adam Grant

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

Karl Barth

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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

Tom Felton

Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.

Charles Kuralt

Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are!

Bethany Hamilton

Everything is a blessing, even meetings. Whether it's meetings or running gassers or lifting, it's an opportunity, and the best thing to do is be thankful for it.

Eric Berry

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.

Jacques Maritain

I have nothing to ask for, thanks to God. Everything I have, God has given me.

Mariano Rivera

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