Top 15 Gratitude Quotes

Enjoy these Top 15 Gratitude Quotes

Developing gratitude and appreciation in your life can be a great first step forward in your own personal self development.

  • Gratitude is an important part of living a balanced life.
  • Opening yourself to gratitude in everyday life has a profound impact on emotional health.
  • Gratitude is a good way to exercise mindfulness in a positive way.


 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

Gratitude can change the mental focus of your life away from negativity to the positive thinking of what you value and is important in your life.


 When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. — G.K. Chesterton

Value what you get and what you have. Gratitude places focus on the value of things you get and already have. When good things come your way, you’ll start valuing them appropriately.


 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

While having or making plans for your future, value what you have instead of feeling negative about what you lack in something you want. No matter how miserable you make yourself over it, it won’t just magically appear.


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 Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. — Zig Ziglar

As you practice more gratitude, you may discover many things around you that you’ve forgotten about and now taken for granted.


 ‎What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude. — Brené Brown

Gratitude will help you keep your life in a healthy, balanced perspective.


 He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. — Epictetus

Focusing on what you lack will keep you in a negative state of mind. Focusing on what you have provides the opposite.


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 Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. — Robert Brault

Time can change your perspective, and sometimes small events can appear much more meaningful later.


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

Being grateful for the people, things, and relationships you have around you will change your perspective, and help you discover what you truly value.


 Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want. — Jim Rohn

Being grateful for what you have in life doesn’t negate or replace your life goals. Rather, it enhances your vision of where you’re going by clarifying what’s really of value and important to you.


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

As you become more grateful about what you have and have experienced, you may find a new clarity in just how much has gone right in your life.


 If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. — Gerald Good

If your focus has been on the negatives of your life, replacing that focus with mindful gratitude will make the world appear differently to you. You’ll not only experience less stress and less depressed thoughts, you’ll open yourself to more positivity in your life.


 Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary. — Margaret Cousins

You can have a powerful positive effect on others by expressing your gratitude to them. In doing so, you’re more likely to keep your relationships healthy while improving your own emotional health as well.


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 The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. — John E. Southard

Rather than concerning yourself with things like envy, jealousy, and revenge, mindful gratitude will help you keep focus on the positive, healthy moments of your life and help build long-lasting relationships.


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

Joy is something you can only give yourself by recognizing the good in your life, even during times of life challenges, loss, and setbacks.


 Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. — Charles Dickens

Awareness of the positives in your life, rather than concerning yourself with unchangeable events of the past, will help you maintain a healthy, positive and grateful attitude.


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