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Best Gratitude Quotes

These “best gratitude quotes” use Optimal Thinking, the language of our best self. Optimal Thinking empowers us to be our best, make the most of any situation, and gives us the best chance of achieving anything and everything we want. Please share these quotes on social media if you believe they will help others. Feel free to visit our store to make gratitude your habit.

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"When you appreciate and embrace it all—including the blessings from your past—you celebrate your most exquisite gift, life itself. Start with what you appreciate most about the present moment."

Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D.
Optimal Thinking Life and Executive Coach

"All that we behold is full of blessings."

William Wordsworth

"Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy."

Jacques Maritain

"Gratitude is the fairest blossom that springs from the soul."

Henry Ward Beecher

"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 unlocks the fullness of life."

Melody Beattie

"I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned."

Lucy Stone

"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder."

Gilbert K. Chesterton

"Joy is the simplest form of gratitude."

Karl Barth

"Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart."

Henry Clay

"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others."

Sir Winston Churchill
Prime Minister, United Kingdom

"If you don’t appreciate what you have, you may as well not have it. When you count your blessings, you can generate your most positive feelings."

Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D.
Optimal Thinking Life and Executive Coach

"Our favorite attitude should be gratitude."

Zig Ziglar

"The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it."

Richard Bach

"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is a spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.”

Dennis Waitley

"Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart."

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most complete prayer.”

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
maya angelou, author

"When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed."

Maya Angelou

"Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life now is the true prosperity."

Eckhart Tolle

"So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied."

Helen Keller

"No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night."

Elie Wiesel

"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."


"Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude."

Albert Schweitzer

"Embrace your life journey with gratitude, so that how you travel your path is more important than reaching your ultimate destination."

Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D
Optimal Thinking Life and Executive Coach

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