15 Quotes to Help Activate an Attitude of Gratitude Anytime, Anywhere

Being grateful for what we have allows us to constantly live in abundance.  Use these quotes to help you cultivate your own list of what you are grateful for in your life.

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

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” -John F. Kennedy

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

“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

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” -Dalai Lama

“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

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

“None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” -Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” -Henry Van Dyke

“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

“Gratitude changes everything.” -Anonymous

“It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude. It’s gratitude that brings us happiness.” -Anonymous

“Nothing new can come into your life unless you are grateful for what you already have.” -Michael Bernhard

“The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see.” -Mary Davis

“Gratitude doesn’t change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through, so you can clearly see the colors.” -Richelle E. Goodrich


May you do all things in gratitude,