I love making cards and sending them. I love sending ‘thank you' cards and ‘just for the heck of it' cards. Saying thank you and showing gratitude with a simple note and hand written message can sure make a difference in the day of the recipient. A card or note is a welcome addition to any pile of mail received, right?
If you're looking for a quote to share with friends, a reminder for yourself, or a way to end your thank you card, I've provided more than 50 inspiring gratitude quotes for you to choose from.
‘I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson
‘Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.' – Voltaire
‘When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.' – Tecumseh
‘When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree.' – Vietnamese Proverb
‘He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.' Douglas Wood
‘Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.' A.A. Milne
‘Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.' – Marcel Proust
‘Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.' Ralph Waldo Emerson
‘Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.' – Maya Angelou
‘Gratitude turns what we have into enough.’ – Aesop
‘This is a wonderful day. I have never seen this one before.’ – Maya Angelo
‘Gratitude lifts our eyes off the things we lack so we might see the blessing we possess.’ – Max Lucado
‘The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.’ – Mary Davis
‘Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.’ – Eckart Tolle
‘No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.' – James Allen
‘Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.' Robert Brault
‘Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.' Melody Beattie
‘It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.' – Germany Kent
‘Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.' – Rum
‘Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.' – Epicurus
‘We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.' – John F. Kennedy
‘Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.' – Amy Collette
‘Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie
‘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
‘Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.' – Denis Waitley
‘Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.' – Karl Barth
‘No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.' – Alfred North Whitehead
‘In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.' – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
‘Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.' – Lionel Hampton
‘When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.' – Willie Nelson
‘Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.' – Buddha
‘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 sweetest thing in a seekers life – in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.' – Sri Chinmoy
‘There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.' – Ralph H. Blum
‘Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.' – Jacques Maritain
‘The root of joy is gratefulness.' – David Steindl-Rast
‘Being thankful is not always experienced as a natural state of existence, we must work at it, akin to a type of strength training for the heart.' – Larissa Gomez
‘Today I choose to live with gratitude for the love that fills my heart, the peace that rests within my spirit, and the voice of hope that says all things are possible.' – Anonymous
‘We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.' – Thornton Wilder
‘If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.' – Rabbi Harold Kushner
‘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 grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.' – Roy T. Bennett
‘When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.' – Anthony Robbins
‘What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.' -Brene Brown
‘When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.' G.K. Chesterton
‘For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile. – Elie Wiesel
‘Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.' – Charles Dickens
‘Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.' – William Arthur Ward
‘A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.' – Cicero
Daily Gratitude Journal
If you aren't familiar with the benefits of a ‘Daily Gratitude Journal' Check out the post. You will find that taking the time to reflect, and record, ALL your moments of thankfulness and gratitude, big or small, will completely change how you think. And, you will then be able to Choose Joy…Everyday.
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