Thank You Quotes | Gratitude Quotes | Appreciation Quotes

If there is one simple thing you can do to become a happier person, it’s to be grateful for everything you have no matter how little you may think you have. These gratitude, appreciation, and thank you quotes will help you see just how important being thankful is. There’s also a video at the end that shows an experiment to put this to the test. If the goal in life is to be happy, then appreciating what you have will put you ahead of most people on the happiness scale.

“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

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

“If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” | Robert Quillen

“True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.” | Oprah Winfrey

“Learn to appreciate what you have before time makes you appreciate what you had.” | Unknown

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” | Henry Ward Beecher

“We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.” | Neal A. Maxwell

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” | Maya Angelou

“The grateful person, being still the most severe exacter of himself, not only confesses, but proclaims, his debts.” | Robert South

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

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

“The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.” | John E. Southard

“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” | Frank A. Clark

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

“The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” | Paulo Coelho

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

“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

“Do not take anything for granted — not one smile or one person or one rainbow or one breath, or one night in your cozy bed.” | Terri Guillemets

“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” | G.B. Stern

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

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

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

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

“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

“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” | Mark Twain

Check out this video about just how important it is to show appreciation and gratitude to those who are important to you.

As the video shows, telling the people you are thankful for that you’re glad to have them in your life can actually increase your happiness. Try it out yourself. It could change your life.

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