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Quotes About Gratitude for Thanksgiving

October 20, 2014

thanksgiving-quotes-about-gratitudeThanksgiving is a time of reminiscing, reflections, and of course – recognition for all of the things and people we have to be thankful for. In honor of this gratitude-filled holiday, we’ve compiled a list of 14 inspiring quotes about Thankfulness.

Use these for any Thank You cards you are sending, Thanksgiving speeches you are giving, or simple share with someone who could use a little bit of inspiration.

Get Inspired with these 14 Thankful Quotes

“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

“We must find time to stop & thank the people who make a difference in or lives.” – John F Kennedy

“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

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

“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. – Gerald Good

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

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

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

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

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

“There are two kinds of gratitude: the sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.” – E.A Robinson

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” – Epicurus

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” – A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

“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