146 Gratitude Quotes That Will Help You Appreciate Your Life

Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your own life or teaching your kids about gratitude, these quotes can become a daily reminder to be appreciative and thankful.

Gratitude is a heartfelt sentiment of thanks toward the world or a particular person. Choosing to be grateful is a choice you'll never regret. There is always something to be thankful for, whether it is the relationships we value most or the air we breathe. Recognizing and expressing thanks for all of life's benefits is the first step toward obtaining more success and pleasure.

There are numerous ways to express gratitude. In order to help you articulate your feelings, we've compiled 146 intuitive gratitude quotes, phrases, and sayings.

These quotes will serve to remind you of how good your life is and may even inspire you to express your gratitude to people who most deserve it.

Top 10 Gratitude Quotes

Gratitude Quotes - Robert Holden

The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.

Gratitude doesn’t change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can see the colours.

Richelle E. Goodrich


As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.

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

Demonstrate gratitude for the simple things in life. Show your child that you are a person who is truly grateful for the simple, good things in life: a sunset, rain, insects, birds, children laughing, or a kind gesture… Appreciative people are happy; they see the beauty in life while others miss it.

Gratitude unlocks all that’s blocking us from really feeling truthful, really feeling authentic and vulnerable and happy.

Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five-minute-a-day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe.

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.

There is not a more pleasing exercise of the mind than gratitude. It is accompanied with such an inward satisfaction that the performance sufficiently rewards the duty.

What is Gratitude?

Gratitude Quotes - Rumi

Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.

Gratitude is the best attitude.

Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Gratitude is the music of the heart when the breeze of kindness sweeps its chords.

Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves and spend without fear of bankruptcy.

Fred De Witt Van Amburgh


Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero


Gratitude is one of the most medicinal emotions we can feel. It elevates our moods and fills us with joy.

Gratitude is a powerful process for shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life. Be grateful for what you already have, and you will attract more good things.

Gratitude is the least of the virtues, but ingratitude is the worst of vices.

Gratitude is the mother of virtues.

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