52 Inspirational Thankful Quotes to Remind Us of Life’s Blessings

Taking a moment to think about the good things in life can really bring peace and happiness. We’ve put together some quotes that remind us to appreciate the little moments and count our blessings. Take a look and let these thankful quotes inspire you to see life in a more thankful way.

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

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

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

4. “Be present in all things, and thankful for all things.”Maya Angelou

5. “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”Albert Schweitzer

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

7. “Thank you, hands, for playing, for painting, for writing, and for giving a hand to someone who needs it.”Pat Mora

8. “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

9. “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

10. “If you can’t reward then you should thank.”Arabic Proverb

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

12. “The more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.”Norman Vincent Peale

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

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

15. “Being thankful not only shows good manners, but a simple expression of thankfulness can go a long way in relationships and communication with others. It not only enhances our own lives, but makes other people feel appreciated.”Daniella Whyte

16. “The more thankful I became, the more my bounty increased. That’s because for sure what you focus on expands.”Oprah Winfrey

17. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.”Buddha

18. “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

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

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

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

22. “It is necessary, then, to cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.”Wallace D. Wattles

23. “Being thankful is not always experienced as a natural state of existence, we must work at it, akin to a type of strength training for the heart.”Larissa Gomez

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

25. “The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us.”James E. Faust

26. “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

27. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die, so let us all be thankful.”Buddhist Quote

28. “The secret of saying thanks is this: there is always something to be thankful for.”Douglas Wood

29. “In your darkest hour, give thanks, for in due time, the morning will come. And it will come with a ray of sunshine.”Michael Bassey Johnson

30. “Be thankful for the storms as well as the smooth sailing. What is the lesson or gift in what you are experiencing right now? Find your joy not in what’s missing in your life but in how you can serve.”Wayne Dyer

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

32. “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

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

34. “The greatest thing is to give thanks for everything. He who has learned this knows what it means to live. He has penetrated the whole mystery of life: giving thanks for everything.”Albert Schweitzer

35. “Life is strange, beautiful, and terrifying…and I am thankful for every minute of it that I have had. I am thankful for every minute yet to come.”Benjamin W. Bass

36. “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

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

38. “We are in a wrong state of mind if we are not in a thankful state of mind.” Charles Spurgeon

39. “If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” Meister Eckhart

40. “I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks.”William Shakespeare

41. “Live your life so that the fear of death can never enter your heart. When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light. Give thanks for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. And if perchance you see no reason for giving thanks, rest assured the fault is in yourself.”Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief

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

43. “I’m just thankful for the people that never left me and equally thankful for those who did.” Nitya Prakash

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

45. “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

46. “In matters of love: When giving, be generous! When taking, be thankful!” Mehmet Murat ildan

47. “No matter how big or small the service is, always express your thanks to the person who served you.” Mohith Agadi

48. “Opening your eyes to more of the world around you can deeply enhance your gratitude practice.”Derrick Carpenter

49. “When life is sweet, be thankful, and rejoice; but when bitter, be strong, and persevere.” Matshona Dhliwayo

50. “Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.” Todd Stocker

51. “In your darkest hour, give thanks, for in due time, the morning will come. And it will come with a ray of sunshine.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

52. “Every time we remember to say “thank you”, we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.”Sarah Ban Breathnach

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