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

Today I’m going to share with you some of these great thank you sayings and gratitude quotes. It is not just about saying “thank you”, but also focus on be thankful, kindness, gratitude and appreciation.

thank you quotesThe above quote shows us the power of gratitude. When you utter thank you, it shows your thoughtfulness and appreciation. When expressing appreciation and gratitude, you are sharing a something intangible from the heart. That gratitude from your heart will pass onto and touches the recipient’s heart.

Just two simple words, and they can do so much; they can even change one’s life.

Now, let’s take a peek at some of these powerful thank you quotations and gratitude sayings:


“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


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


“Blessed are those that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting.” – Anonymous


“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


“Be thankful and you will find blessings in your life.” – Quotationize


“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.” – Lionel Hampton


“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” – Saint Basil


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


“If you haven’t all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you wouldn’t want.” – Anonymous


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


“Focus on things you have and not so much on things you want.” – Quotationize


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


“When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.” – Chinese Proverb


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


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


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


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


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


“Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.” – Marcus Aurelius


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


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


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


Happiness can be found in the spirit of gratitude.” – Quotationize


“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus


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


“The cheapest gift I have to give is kindness, and it is the best.” – Bob Kerry


“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.” – Ernest Hemingway


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


“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


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


“We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer


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


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


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


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


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


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


“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey


“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens


“In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.” – Bertrand Russell


“They are not poor that have little, but they that desire much. The richest man, whatever his lot, is the one who’s content with his lot.” – Dutch Proverb


“Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden


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


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


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


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


“You won’t be happy with more until you’re happy with what you’ve got.” – Viki King


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