90 Gratitude Quotes to Uplift Your Spirit and Brighten Your Day

Gratitude isn’t just about saying thank you; it’s about recognizing the small and big things that bring joy and meaning to our lives.

To help you embrace this uplifting mindset, we’ve carefully chosen a collection of unique and inspiring gratitude quotes just for you.

1. “Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.”Deepak Chopra

2. “Gratitude can transform any situation. It alters your vibration, moving you from negative energy to positive. It’s the quickest, easiest, most powerful way to effect change in your life — this I know for sure.”Oprah Winfrey

3. “Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.”C.S. Lewis

4. “Stop thinking gratitude as a byproduct of your circumstances and start thinking of it as a worldview.”Bryan Robles

5. “Gratitude is an antidote to negative emotions, a neutralizer of envy, hostility, worry, and irritation. It is savoring; it is not taking things for granted; it is present-oriented.”Sonja Lyubomirsky

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

7. “Gratitude is the appreciation of things that are not deserved, earned or demanded – those wonderful things that we take for granted.”Renée Paule

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

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

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

11. “Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.”Charlotte Brontë

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

13. “It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.”Eckhart Tolle

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

15. “Always have an attitude of gratitude.”Sterling K. Brown

16. “Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.”Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

17. “One of the most powerful energies you can ever experience is gratitude.”Joe Vitale

18. “A grateful mind is a great mind which eventually attracts to itself great things.”Plato

19. “Gratitude is the antidote to unhappiness.” – Ed Mylettx“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.”Lionel Hampton

20. “To live a life fulfilled reflect on the things you have with gratitude.”Jaren Davis

21. “Living in a state of gratitude is the gateway to grace.”Arianna Huffington

22. “Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity.”Eckhart Tolle

23. “Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life.”Wayne Dyer

24. “Remember: Everything we give out comes back. Gratitude has all sorts of little, surprising rewards.”Louise Hay

25. “Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude.”Dennis Prager

26. “Only children and a few spiritually evolved people are born to feel gratitude as naturally as they breathe, without even thinking. Most of us come to it step by painful step, to discover that gratitude is a form of acceptance.”Faith Baldwin

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

28. “Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.”Eileen Caddy

29. “If you live in the flow of gratitude, your life will be full of unexpected miracles.”Ken Honda

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

31. “No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.”Alfred North Whitehead

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

33. “Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.”Amy Collette

34. “What can you do right now to turn your life around? Gratitude.”The Secret

35. “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

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

37. “Gratitude is the vessel that we lift to the Gods that they may fill it with their wonder-gifts.”Rudolf Steiner

38. “Gratitude therefore take nothing for granted, is never unresponsive, is constantly awakening to new wonder.”Thomas Merton

39. “Gratitude is the single most important ingredient to living a successful and fulfilled life.”Jack Canfield

40. “If you can’t find gratitude, you’ll never find peace.”Leticia Rae

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

42. “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.”Anonymous

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

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

45. “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.”Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

47. “Gratitude is the closest thing to beauty manifested in an emotion.”Mindy Kaling

48. “Gratitude bestows reverence… changing forever how we experience life and the world.”John Milton

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

50. “Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.”Gertrude Stein

51. “Live a life full of humility, gratitude, intellectual curiosity, and never stop learning.”GZA

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

53. “So it is not happiness that makes us grateful. It’s gratefulness that makes us happy.”David Steindl-Rast

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

55. “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

56. “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

57. “Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seeker’s life — in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes.”Sri Chinmoy

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

59. “Gratitude is the energy of faith.”William Arthur Ward

60. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.”Doris Day

61. “The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.”Nietzsche

62. “Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.”Barbara De Angelis

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

64. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”Melodie Beattie

65. “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

66. “You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.”Buddha

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

68. “Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.”William Faulkner

69. “The root of joy is gratefulness.”David Steindl-Rast

70. “My body is a garden rooted in gratitude. Thank you is the biggest poem I’ve got inside of me.”Sabrina Benaim

71. “Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” Henri Fredric Amiel

72. “There are so many things in the world that could be invisible to the material eye, and when you take a moment to stop, to pause, to be present and notice them — that’s gratitude.”Jay Shetty

73. “I think that real friendship always makes us feel such sweet gratitude, because the world almost always seems like a very hard desert, and the flowers that grow there seem to grow against such high odds.”Stephen King

74. “Gratitude works like miracles. If you pour on gratitude, everything melts, especially bad feelings.”Wahei Takeda

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

76. “Showing gratitude is the easiest and yet most impactful thing we can do for each other.”Lori Greiner

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

78. “Through the eyes of gratitude, everything is a miracle.”Mary Davis

79. “Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.”John Ortberg

80. “Gratitude erases negativity.”Steve Harvey

81. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley

82. “Gratitude can shift your energy, raise your vibration, and make all your next moments even better.”Joe Vitale

83. “Express gratitude for the greatness of small things.”Richie Norton

84. “Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful.” Roy T. Bennett

85. “One way to love yourself and take charge of your life is through the practice of gratitude. Practicing gratitude increases self-awareness.”Veronica Smith

86. “Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer ” Maya Angelou

87. “Gratitude is the ultimate state of receivership.”Dr. Joe Dispenza

88. “Gratitude is more than an intellectual thought process. You have to feel as though whatever you want is in your reality at this very moment. Thus, your body must be convinced that it has the emotional quotient of the future experience, happening to you now.”Dr. Joe Dispenza

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

90. “Gratitude is the key to happiness. When gratitude is practiced regularly and from the heart, it leads to a richer, fuller and more complete life.”Vishen Lakhiani

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