Looking for the best quotes about being thankful? We’ve compiled a list of top 60 “be thankful” quotes and thankfulness sayings.

60 Thankful Quotes And Thankfulness Sayings


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


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“Every morning, I wake up and think about 10 different things I’m thankful for, and I continue to spread that love throughout the day, always visualizing, meditating, and growing.” – Shameik Moore


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


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


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“Never take anything for granted.” – Benjamin Disraeli


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


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


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“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


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


50

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

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


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


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“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


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


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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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“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


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


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


40

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

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


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


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


35

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


34

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


33

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


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


31

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


30

“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

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“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


28

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


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


26

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


25

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


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


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“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


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


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“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


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

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


18

“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


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


16

“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


15

“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


14

“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


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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, understanding.” – Alice Walker


12

“I am thankful 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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“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


10

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

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“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


8

“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


7

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


6

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


5

“I’m really 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


4

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


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


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


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“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