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375 Best Thank You Quotes and Sayings for 2020

Being thankful and expressing your gratitude is an essential part of being happy in life. The more you show yourself grateful to others or yourself, the many rewards you get. Being thankful makes the experience more enjoyable. You relate to others at a deeper level, building long-lasting relationships, and meaningful connections.

With the season of Thanksgiving upon us, We’ve put together 375 of the best thank you quotes, Add a charming touch to your thank you sentiments with our collection of appreciation quotes and thank you phrases below. Let them inspire you to be thankful for life, love, family, and friends. We hope you start living a life full of gratitude today!

We will cover these different styles of thank you quotes in this post

Thankful Quotes

Gratitude Quotes

Appreciation Quotes

Thank You God Quotes

Thank You Quotes for Friends

Thank You Quotes for Teachers

Thank You Quotes to Show Appreciation & Gratitude

1

“Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.” – Mandy Hale

2

“One of the greatest gifts you can give someone is thanking them for being part of your life.”

3

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love — then make that day count!” – Steve Maraboli

4

“Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr

5

“Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.” – Albert Schweitzer

6

“The difference between appreciation and flattery? That is simple. One is sincere, and the other insincere. One comes from the heart out; the different from the teeth out.

7

“Thank you for brightening my world.”

8

“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

9

“I want to thank you for the profound joy I’ve had in the in the thought of you.” – Rosie Alison

10

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” – Japanese Proverb

11

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” – Thorton Wilder

12

“Not what we give, But what we share, For the gift without the giver Is bare.– James Russell Lowell

13

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

14

“I’m thankful to God that my life changed, but I’m also still on my grind.” – Tory Lanez

15

“The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in common.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

16

“A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart.”

17

“What am I most thankful for? LOVE! Because without it, I wouldn’t have a life.” – Anthony T.Hincks

18

“How beautiful a day can be When kindness touches it!” – George Elliston

19

“Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.” – John Wooden

20

“I couldn’t find a card that expressed my gratitude the way I wanted. I need a card that gives you a big hug.”

21

“Thank you, Veterans. This nation shall remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”

22

“Make it a habit to tell people to thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. I 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

23

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family, and good health. Then I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” – Christie Brinkley

24

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

25

“You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip the pen in ink.” – G. K. Chesterton

26

“Thank you, Universe, for the good things in my life that I don’t know about yet.”

27

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy

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“Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you. Expresses extreme gratitude, humility, and understanding.” – Alice Walker

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“I’m so thankful for that struggling period. That time is great, where you have no idea what’s going to happen.” – Abbi Jacobson

30

“Change your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.” – Tony Robbins

31

“I appreciate you…especially your heart.”

32

“An attitude of gratitude brings great things.” – Yogi Bhajan

33

“Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.” – Travis Barker

34

“The gift was not as large as money goes, and my need was not great, but the spirit of the gift is beyond the price and leaves me blessed and in debt.” – Robert Fulghum

35

“What may seem a curse may be a blessing, and what may be a blessing may be a curse.” – Muso Kokushi

36

“If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier.” – John Wooden

37

“Ten long trips around the sun since I last saw that smile, but only joy and thankfulness that on a tiny world in the vastness, for a couple of moments in the immensity of time, we were one.” – Ann Druyan

38

“It takes a big heart to help shape little minds. Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.” – Colleen Wilcox

39

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” – Johannes A. Gaertner

40

“No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others.”

41

“There is always, always, always something to be thankful for.”

42

“The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.” – Knight’s Treasury of Illustrations by Walter B. Knight

43

“O Lord, who lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.” – William Shakespeare

44

“Never take anything for granted.” – Benjamin Disraeli

45

“Freedom isn’t free. Thank you for your service.”

46

“A grateful mindset can set you free from the prison of disempowerment and the shackles of misery.” – Steve Maraboli

47

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

48

“Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.” – David Thomas

49

“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

50

“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

51

“Ungrateful people complain about the one thing you haven’t done for them instead of being thankful for the thousands of things you have done for them.”

52

“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

53

“You don’t get blessed and feel blessed. You have first to feel blessed. Then the blessings come to you.” – Roman Price

54

“Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.” – Roy T. Bennett

55

“You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.” – Amy Carmichael

56

“I’m thankful for my struggle because, without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.”

57

“He enjoys much who is thankful for little.” – Thomas Secker

58

“For one minute, walk outside, stand there, in silence. Look up at the sky and contemplate how amazing life is.”

59

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it. People think pleasing God is all God cares about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back.” – Alice Walker, The Color Purple

60

“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” – Ben Carson

61

“To get the full value of joy, you must have someone to divide it with.” – Mark Twain

62

“Thank you for always being there for me even when I’m a pain in the rear.”

63

“When you are grateful, fear disappears, and abundance appears.” – Tony Robbins

64

“Gratitude is riches. The complaint is poverty.” – Doris Day

65

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.– William Shakespeare

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“Always be thankful for the little things… even the smallest mountains can hide the most breathtaking views.” – Nyki Mack

67

“I would thank you from the bottom of my heart, but for you, my heart has no bottom.”

68

“You are evidence of your mother’s strength, especially if you are a rebellious knucklehead, and regardless, she has always maintained her sanity.” – Criss Jami, Killosophy

69

“When some things go wrong, take a moment to be thankful for a moment to be thankful for the many things that are going right.”

70

“Entitlement is such cancer because it is void of gratitude.” – Adam Smith

71

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson

72

“Every one of my fans is so special to me.” – Justin Bieber, First Step 2 Forever

73

“In the New Year, never forget to thank your past years because they enabled you to reach today! Without the stairs of the past, you cannot arrive in the future.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

74

“Home of the free, because of the brave. Thank you.”

75

“I’m just thankful I’m surrounded by good people.” – Jon Pardi

76

“What I have done is worthy of nothing but silence and forgetfulness, but what God has done for me is worthy of everlasting and thankful memory.” – Joseph Hall

77

“Hope has a good memory, gratitude, a bad one.” – Baltasar Gracian

78

“You’ve always believed in me. Thank you!”

79

“There’s always something to be thankful for. If you can’t pay your bills, you can be thankful you’re not one of your creditors.”

80

“May the gratitude in my heart kiss all the universe.” – Hafiz

81

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.” – Epicurus

82

“We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.” – Albert Barnes

83

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” – Thornton Wilder

84

“The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.” – Alfred North Whitehead

85

“Let us be kinder to one another.” – Aldous Huxley

86

“Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are.” – Bethany Hamilton

87

“The simple act of saying ‘thank you’ is a demonstration of gratitude in response to an experience that was meaningful to a customer or citizen.” – Simon Mainwaring

88

“You’d have to go a long way to find someone who was more proud and grateful for what our veterans have done for all of us.” – Jim Davis

89

“Whatever life throws at me, I’ll take it and be grateful for it as well.” – Tom Felton

90

“For it is in giving that we receive.” – Francis of Assisi

91

“Just don’t let the hype of what people are saying and how much they love you, you know, just take the compliment and be thankful that people are complimenting you, but don’t let it consume you; don’t let your circumstances around you and the way people view you to make you act a certain way.” – Mary J. Blige

92

“Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.” – Will Rogers

93

“We can’t undo a single thing we have ever done, but we can make decisions today that propel us to the life we want and towards the healing we need.” – Steve Maraboli

94

“No blessing lasts forever.” – Plautus

95

“The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.” – Robert Holden

96

“Thank you, God, for all your blessings to my family and me. For the strength, you give me each day and for all the people around me who make life more meaningful…”

97

“Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

98

“A friend. A friend is someone we turn to when our spirits need a lift. A friend is someone we treasure, for friendship is a gift. A friend is someone who fills our lives with beauty, joy, and grace. A friend makes the world we live in a better and happier place. Thank you for being my friend.”

99

“In societies where men are truly confident of their worth, women are not merely tolerated but valued.”(From a speech read on video on August 31, 1995, before the NGO Forum on Women, Beijing, China)” – Aung San Suu Kyi

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“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

101

“Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and one another.” – John Clayton

102

“Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.” – Confucius

103

“My advice: Take a second out of the day today and be thankful for your family.” – Jenna Morasca

104

“Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.”

105

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

106

“I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.” – Ronaldinho

107

“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” – Jeff Miller

108

“Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.” – Robert Braathe

109

“Thanks for never asking for reasons or explanations when all I wanted was a long hug and a few laughs.”

110

“Upon waking, let your first thought be, Thank you.”

111

“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.” – Anonymous, Holy Bible

112

“None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.” – Harvey Mackay

113

“Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today. These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us.” – Steve Buyer

114

“I feel a very unusual sensation.” – if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.” – Benjamin Disraeli

115

“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

116

“ ‘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

117

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

118

“Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it.” – Stephen Richards

119

“Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.” – Zig Ziglar

120

“Thank you for touching my life in ways you never know. My riches do not lie in material wealth but in having friends like YOU.”

121

“Thank you for being the reason I smile.”

122

“‘Enough’ is a feast.” – Buddhist proverb

123

“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” – Henry Ward Beecher

124

“The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” — Charles Schwab

125

“Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.” – Jim Lovell

126

“I don’t think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He’s given you. But I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things. He’s not a small God; this God is incredible.” – Joel Osteen

127

“Happy are those who take life day by day, complain very little, and are thankful for the little things in life.”

128

“For your bravery, hard work, and dedication to our country, we thank you.”

129

“When it comes to life, the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

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“Expressing gratitude is a natural state of being and reminds us that we are all connected.” – Valerie Elster

131

“Be happy with who you are and what you do, and you can do anything you want.” – Steve Maraboli

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“Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” – Randy Pausch

133

“I’m thankful because all the hard work and sacrifices were worth it in the end.” – WizKid

134

“Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr

135

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!” – Mae West

136

“The influence of a teacher can never be erased.”

137

“Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not the merits of who receives them.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

138

“It’s funny how, in this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love, compassion, observations, and hope. This is a design of God that I appreciate and cherish.” – Steve Maraboli

139

“Just an observation: it is impossible to be both grateful and depressed. Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in a mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.” – Steve Maraboli

140

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell

141

“I’m thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass. Whatever comes, comes.” – Ron Perlman

142

“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 of 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

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“Always be thankful for what you have. Many people have nothing.”

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“Those who can be grateful are the ones who can achieve greatness.” – Steve Maraboli

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“I am thankful for all the blessings and talents I have been given, but most of all, I am thankful for my loving and supportive family.” – Olivia Holt

146

“I’m thankful and complimented when people come to me and say, thank you for the great times for all these years. But I don’t think about it as being a leader.” – Bill Kreutzmann

147

“Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.” – Oscar Wilde

148

“Never forget who helped you out while everyone else was making excuses.”

149

“Silent gratitude isn’t very much use to anyone…” – G. B. Stern

150

“I’ve done it all. I’m thankful and proud of what I’ve accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it.” – Ralph Stanley

151

“I feel like I’m doing what I love. If I can get out, shoot, film and climb, and be with my friends and family, I’m happy. It doesn’t take a lot. I don’t need to climb huge mountains. I have a deep connection with the wilderness and the environment, and I’m thankful for that.” – Jimmy Chin

152

“Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings a day.” – Mason Cooley

153

“Mom, thank you for always being there for me. Not just when I needed you, but when I needed you most.”

154

“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.”

155

“Sometimes I just look up, smile, and say, ‘I know that was you, God!’ Thanks!”

156

“Ingratitude is treason to mankind.” – James Thomson

157

“Saying thank you is more than good manners, it is good spirituality.” – Alfred Painter

158

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde

159

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all the others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

160

“Thank you for making so many ordinary moments extraordinary.”

161

“Things must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

162

“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” – Thomas Aquinas

163

“I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.” – Elbert Hubbard

164

“I am thankful for nights that turned into mornings, friends that turned into family, and dreams that turned into reality.”

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“If you are thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone

166

“God gave us our relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends.” – Ethel Watts Mumford

167

“Thank you for your service, sacrifice, and patriotism.”

168

“If we never experience the chill of a dark winter, it is doubtful that we will ever cherish the warmth of a bright summer’s day. Nothing stimulates our appetite for the simple joys of life more than the starvation caused by sadness or desperation. To complete our amazing life journey successfully, it is vital that we turn each dark tear into a pearl of wisdom, and find the blessing in every curse.” – Anthon St. Maarten

169

“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

170

“I am thankful to God every day for the Gift of Life because even if I were the richest in the world, I still wouldn’t afford to buy Life.” – Gift Gugu Mona

171

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire

172

“Be thankful for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow.”

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“Sometimes, we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue.” – William Bennett

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“Joy is a heart full and a mind purified by gratitude.” – Marietta McCarty

175

“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

176

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

177

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

178

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear, and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain

179

“This path was not that of my conscious choosing. But after persistent subconscious confrontation, I have finally embraced what is, ‘solely’ for me, and I am thankful when called upon, to be able to share and give to those who seek their way of the path.” – T.F. Hodge

180

“Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get a warm feeling that it brings.”

181

“Life is a web of intersections and choices. Your 1st choice is to recognize an intersection. Your 2nd choice is to be grateful for it.” – Ryan Lilly

182

“Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

183

“I’m thankful I grew up the way I did. It made me a hard worker and insightful to other people’s lives.” – Rachel Roy

184

“A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.” – Bruce Wilkinson

185

“Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” – Jean Baptiste Massieu

186

“The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low.” – Richard Carlson

187

“There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.” – Joyce Meyer

188

“If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.” – Steve Maraboli

189

“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

190

“Nothing is a coincidence. Everything you’re experiencing is meant to happen exactly how it’s happening. Embrace the lessons. Be grateful.”

191

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” – James Allen

192

“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

193

“Begin each day with a grateful heart.”

194

“Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.” – Dennis Prager

195

“I give all the glory to God. It’s a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him, and the blessings fall on me.” – Gabby Douglas

196

“Dear Mom, thanks for always being there for me, loving me, caring for me. No one can ever replace you in my heart.”

197

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect for others.” – Dalai Lama

198

“I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy, and I am loved.” – Reba McEntire

199

“Gratitude means to recognize the good in your life, be thankful for whatever you have. Some people may not even have one of those things you consider precious to you (love, family, friends, etc.). Each day gives thanks for the gift of life. You are blessed.” – Pablo

200

“I feel grateful because I have a lot of love in my life. I found the person I’m sharing my life with. I have a good man.” – Gisele Bundchen

201

“One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.” – Malayan Proverb

202

“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.” – Stephen Hawking

203

“Mom, I promise to live a life that will do justice to all the sacrifices you’ve made.”

204

“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

205

“I wouldn’t change anything. I’ve made mistakes, but thanks to those mistakes, I’ve learned.” – Enrique Iglesias

206

“In memory of many, in honor of all, thank you.”

207

“I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.”

208

“Hero, thank you for your service.”

209

“A single grateful thought toward heaven is the perfect prayer. Gotthold.” – Ephraim Lessing

210

“Happiness comes when we stop complaining about the troubles we have and offer thanks for the troubles we don’t have.”

211

“Thank you for being you.”

212

“There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” – Ralph H. Blum

213

“So many friendly things are done In this good world ‘twixt sun and sun That, do our kindest day by day, We cannot half our debt repay.” – Oliver Marble Gale (1876–1943)

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“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward

215

“Mother’s love is bliss, is peace; it need not be acquired; it need not be deserved. If it is there, it is like a blessing; if it is not there, it is as if all the beauty had gone out of life.” – Erich Fromm

216

“There will always be people in your life who treat you wrong. Be sure to thank them for making you strong.” – Zig Ziglar

217

“Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.” – John Milton

218

“You must stay professional and keep working, and I’m thankful for everything that’s happened to me.” – Dele Alli

219

“Dear Lord, I’m so grateful I’m still loved.” – Vivien Leigh

220

“No matter how hard life can get, go to bed grateful for all you have.”

221

“We may not remember everything you said, but we will remember how special you made us feel. Thank you.”

222

“Find the good and praise it.” – Alex Haley

223

“A friend is what the heart needs all the time.” – Henry Van Dyke

224

“Give thanks for a little, and you will find a lot.” – Hansa Proverb

225

“Life’s a beach. Enjoy the waves.”

226

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse

227

“A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.”

228

“Thank you, God, for giving me the strength to keep going.”

229

“What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” – Brené Brown

230

“I’m just thankful to have a tour and work something I can focus on.” – Jerry Cantrell

231

“The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most of every day.”

232

“Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today.” – Steve Maraboli

233

“Hem your blessings with thankfulness, so they don’t unravel.”

234

“If you have lived, take the past thankfully.” – John Dryden

235

“I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.” – Woody Allen

236

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart

237

“Some people dream the dream. Some people live the dream. Some people defend the dream. God bless the defenders.”

238

“Every day may not be good. But there’s something good in every day.”

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“Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone…just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”

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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

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“I do believe that God blessed me in life with a wonderful family, a successful career, and a loving marriage, and remain thankful for that blessing.” – Bonnie Tyler

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“Gratitude is the open the door to abundance.”

243

“Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes.”

244

“Connecting with those you know you love, like and appreciate you restore the spirit and give you the energy to keep moving forward in this life.” – Deborah Day

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“The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” – Thornton Wilder

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“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” – Aesop

247

“Replace expectation with gratitude.”

248

“Mom, thank you for all that you’ve done and still do. I do love you, and no one can replace my love for you.”

249

“Here’s to those who inspire you and don’t even know it.”

250

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

251

“I am thankful that there are those among us who have sacrificed dearly on behalf of us. And I ardently pray to God that I might be less like myself and more like them.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

252

“Dear Military Veterans: It’s not Veterans Day or Memorial Day…it’s a regular, everyday type of day, and I just wanted to say, thanks.”

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“Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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“You changed my life without even trying, and I don’t think I could ever tell you how much you mean to me. I can’t imagine what things would be like if I hadn’t met you.” – Steve Maraboli

255

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” – Steve Maraboli

256

“Many times, the decisions we make an affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.” – Lex Luger

257

“Thank you for always giving me the extra push I need.”

258

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F. Kennedy

259

“Thank you, God, for blessing me much more than I deserve.”

260

“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” – Ever Garrison

261

“The honey doesn’t taste so good once it is being eaten; the goal doesn’t mean so much once it is reached; the reward is no so rewarding once it has been given. If we add up all the rewards in our lives, we won’t have very much.

262

“I am thankful for the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock, or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.” – Elayne Boosler

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“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” — William Arthur Ward

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“Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” – Rumi

265

“You put you in, thank you!”

266

“If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” – Robert Quillen

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“Now and then, however, he is horribly thoughtless and seems to take a real delight in giving me pain. Then I feel, Harry, that I have given away my whole soul to someone who treats it as if it were a flower to put in his coat, a bit of decoration to charm his vanity, an ornament for a summer’s day.” – Oscar Wilde

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“Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

269

“You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out, and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong

271

“Thank you, dear God, for this good life, and forgive us if we do not love it enough.” – Garrison Keillor

272

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa

273

“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.” – William Shakespeare

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“I’m thankful for every moment.” – Al Green

275

“I am what I am, I’m doing very well in my life, and I’m thankful to God for that.” – LL Cool J

276

“I am very thankful and blessed to have a healthy and happy baby boy and baby mama.” – Eric Church

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“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

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“Good teachers like you aren’t always the ones who have fancy degrees and qualifications. They are the ones who have a big heart and a burning desire to make the world a better place, one kid at a time. Thank you.”

279

“Every morning, I wake up and think about ten different things I’m thankful for, and I continue to spread that love throughout the day, always visualizing, meditating, and growing.” – Shameik Moore

280

“What I’m not sure about is if our lives have been so different from the lives of the people we save. We all complete. Maybe none of us really understand what we’ve lived through, or feel we’ve had enough time.” – Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go

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“There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.” – Helen Keller

282

“It’s been quite a roller coaster ride, but I’ve grown and learned a lot about myself. The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people’s lives. For that, I give thanks.” – Christina Aguilera

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“Be thankful for what you have. Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else’s fairytale.”

284

“Thank you for being an important part of my story.”

285

“I want to thank you for never being there anymore. Your absence has forced me to find my own way.”

286

“Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.” – W.H. Auden, The Dyer’s Hand

287

“Mom, had I listened to your advice, I’d have been in a better place today. Now, I promise to live a life, which drives that regret away. Thanks for putting up with me all these years…”

288

“Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

289

“Finding happiness should not be seen as finding a needle in a haystack. Happiness is within. Each day is a blessing that brings an abundance of happiness. Therefore, finding happiness should be like finding a gift in a stack of gifts.” – Steve Maraboli

290

“In prison, I fell in love with my country. I had loved her before then, but like most young people, my affection was little more than a simple appreciation for the comforts and privileges most Americans enjoyed and took for granted.

291

“Unfortunately, I’m not 185 and 6-3 and can run and catch fade routes all game. I do the dirty work. I’m all good. I’m thankful for it. Somebody’s got to do it.” – Darnell Dockett

292

“Thanks for the genes that provided these crazy good looks, Mom.”

293

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

294

“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say, ‘thank you’?” – William Arthur Ward

295

“A little thank you that you will say to someone for a little favor shown to you is a key to unlock the doors that hide unseen greater favors. Learn to say thank you, and why not?.” – Israelmore Ayivor

296

“Remember when you prayed for the things you have now.”

297

“The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.” – Marcel Duchamp

298

“Happiness isn’t about getting what you want all the time. It’s about loving what you have and being grateful for it.”

299

“If you don’t appreciate what you have, you may as well not have it.” – Rosalene Glickman

300

“It’s really nice to wake up in the morning, realizing that God has given me another day to live. Thank you, God.”

301

“Love is made up of three unconditional properties in equal measure:

302

“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

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“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser

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“Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.” – Paulo Coelho

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“God will make a way when there seems to be no way. Thank you, God.”

306

“It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” – David Steinall-Rast

307

“Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.” – Spanish Proverb

308

“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

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“I’m thankful for each and every day. We never know when time is up.” – Chuck Berry

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“When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.” – Elie Wiesel

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“Be thankful for the struggles you go through. They make you stronger, wiser, and humble. Don’t let them break you. Let them make you.”

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“When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.” – Tecumseh

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“There’s no disaster that can’t become a blessing and no blessing that can’t become a disaster.” – Richard Bach

314

“Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights, I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty more miles if you have the right music very loud on the radio.” – Hunter S. Thompson

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“Thank you for being my heart’s first home. I love you, Mom.”

316

“This place was truly the highest and the lowest of all worlds – the most beautiful senses, the most exquisite emotions…the most malevolent desires, the darkest deeds. Perhaps it was meant to be so. Perhaps without the lows, the highs could not be reached.” – Stephenie Meyer, The Host

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“Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” – Jacques Maritain

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“Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.” – Confucius

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“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” – William Blake

320

“Appreciation is the purest vibration that exists on the planet today.” – Abraham Hicks

321

“I am grateful for the grace of existence.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

322

“Thank you to all our military personnel for the sacrifices you have made for our freedom.”

323

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” – Maya Angelou

324

“I don’t know about changing my perspective, because motherhood is such a glorious blessing, and I am very thankful for that. It’s such a beautiful experience. I do strongly recommend it. Its bliss, love, and fulfillment of another level.” – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Aesop

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“When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty, my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.”

327

“Not having money to spend doesn’t mean we can’t have well-spent moments every day.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

328

“For the yesterdays and today’s, and the tomorrows I can hardly wait for – Thank you.” – Cecelia Ahern

329

“The problem that we have with a victim mentality is that we forget to see the blessings of the day. Because of this, our spirit is poisoned instead of nourished.” – Steve Maraboli

330

“It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.”

331

“It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.”

332

“This little kid pointed at me and said, ‘You look disgusting!’ That was the first time I thought maybe I did. I decided I’d better start eating. I’m just thankful that I made it through with relatively few scars.” – Susan Dey

333

“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

334

“Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.” – William Feather

335

“I am even thankful for the negative things that have made me a stronger and better person.” – Joanna Krupa

336

“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving

337

“It’s not about how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” – Mother Teresa

338

“Never regret a day in your life. Good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.”

339

“I will forever remain humble because I know I could have less. I will always be grateful because I know I’ve had less.”

340

“Sometimes, we need someone to be there simply. Not to fix anything, or to do anything in particular, but just to let us feel that we are cared for and supported.”

341

“There are not words big enough. There is not a hug strong enough. There is not a smile wide enough. All I can offer is thank you. You are my hero. You are in my thoughts. You are in my prayers. For all you’ve done, thank you.”

342

“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

343

“It’s funny, but have you ever noticed that the more special something is, the more people seem to take it for granted? It’s like they think it won’t ever change. Just like this house here. All it ever needed was a little attention, and it would never have ended up like this in the first place.” – Nicholas Sparks

344

“The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” – Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

345

“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 be still thankful for.” – Adam Grant

346

“Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.” – Samuel Butler

347

“So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied.” – Helen Keller

348

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton

349

“I get by with a little help from my friends.” – The Beatles

350

“A very small percentage of the people in this world will actually experience and live today. So many people will be stuck on another day, another time that traumatized them and caused them to stutter spiritually, so they miss out on this day.” – Steve Maraboli

351

“I’m grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes.” – Eckhart Tolle

352

“I was given such a great gift. It’s a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I’ll be. I just want to be a better man.” – Jake Owen

353

“Your friendship is a special gift. Generously given, happily accepted, and deeply appreciated!”

354

“Be thankful for your allotment in an imperfect world. Though better circumstances can be imagined, far worse are nearer misses than you probably care to realize.” – Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

355

“I’ve started to look at life differently. When you’re thanking God for every little you – every meal, every time you wake up, every time you take a sip of water – you can’t help but be more thankful for life itself, for the unlikely and miraculous fact that you exist at all.” – A.J. Jacobs

356

“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

357

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth

358

“The best way to be happy is to turn the negatives into positives. Don’t let anyone steal your joy and be thankful for what you have.”

359

“Sometimes we fight who we are, struggling against ourselves and our natures. But we must learn to accept who we are and appreciate who we become. We must love ourselves for what and who we are, and believe in our talents.” – Harley King

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“Now and then, it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” – Guillaume Apollinaire

361

“If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

362

“Don’t brood over your misfortunes; be thankful for what you still have.” – Latika Teotia

363

“Giving is an expression of gratitude for our blessings.” – Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

364

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His steadfast love endures forever.” – Psalm 136

365

“Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them, the rest of us could not succeed.” – Mark Twain

366

“The purest and truest meaning of the word unconditional can only be found in a Mother’s love. Thank you for that, Mom.”

367

“I am going to spend my time today just thanking the people that played a role in my career because I truly do believe that I was blessed by a lot of people that paths crossed mine as I went down the road in my career.” – Nolan Ryan

368

“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” – Steve Maraboli

369

“I love you, Mom. No matter what we go through and no matter how much we argue, I know in the end, you’ll always be there for me. Thank you.”

370

“I suffer the mortification of seeing myself attacked right and left by people at home professing patriotism and love of country who never heard the whistle of a hostile bullet. I pity them and the nation dependent on such for its existence. I am thankful, however, that, though such people make a great noise, the masses are not like them.” – Ulysses S. Grant

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“No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night.” – Elie Wiesel

372

“So many people have touched my heart and made an impact on my world. I’m thankful for every lesson and learning experience.” – Bindi Irwin

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“The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms.” – Jodi Picoult

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“Sometimes, the little things in life mean the most.” – Ellen Hopkins

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“God, thank you for keeping me together when I’m falling apart.”

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