Gratitude Quotes and Sayings
Gratitude is the memory of the heart.
- Jean Massieu
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
One minute of sincere gratitude can wash away a lifetime’s disappointments.
- Silvia Hartmann
The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.
- John E. Southard
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb
The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.
~Neale Donald Walsch
Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.
- Gladys Browyn Stern
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
- G. K. Chesterton
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
- James Allen
The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.
- Thornton Wilder
Never pretend that the things you haven’t got are not worth having.
- Virginia Woolf
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.
Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.
- Vietnamese Proverb
When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.
- Anthony Robbins
Be happy, noble heart, be blessed for all the good thou hast done and wilt do hereafter, and let my gratitude remain in obscurity like your good deeds.
- Alexandre Dumas
We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.
- Neal A. Maxwell
An attitude of gratitude brings great things.
- Yogi Bhajan
Gratitude is the beginning of wisdom. Stated differently, true wisdom cannot be obtained unless it is built on a foundation of true humility and gratitude.
- Gordon B. Hinckley
The attitude of gratitude can raise your altitude. Being thankful is a magical way to reach the top.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.
Gratitude is the best attitude. There is not a more pleasing exercise of the mind than gratitude. It is accompanied with such an inward satisfaction that the duty is sufficiently rewarded by the performance.
- Joseph Addison
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
- C.S. Lewis
Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.
~Edwin Arlington Robinson
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.
- John Ortberg
Gratitude is a sign of maturity…Where there is appreciation: there is also courtesy and concern for the rights and property of others.
- Gordon B. Hinckley
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
- G.K. Chesterton
Gratitude opens door for blessing; ingratitude shuts the door of blessing.
Praise the bridge that carried you over.
~ George Colman
Gratitude is the music of the heart, when its chords are swept by the breeze of kindness.
Gratitude is the first sign of a thinking, rational creature.
- Solanus Casey
Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture. – Kak Sri
Gratitude is the best attitude.
Gratitude for the seemingly insignificant—a seed—this plants the giant miracle.
- Ann Voskamp
If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
- James Herriot
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
- François de La Rochefoucauld