50 Powerful Kindness and Gratitude Quotes
Kindness and Gratitude Quotes
What is Gratitude
the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.
Kindness and Gratitude Quotes
Quick & Inspirational
So True Words
Gratitude is important and has tons of health benefits; physical and mental. Here is a really short video explaining the science of gratitude.
Here is a collection of kindness and gratitude quotes; some short and some longer.
It’s a good thing to honor your feelings to make healing possible so you can live a happy and fulfilling life,
however, dwelling on negativity can become counterproductive.
Here are some short gratitude quotes that try to capture the essence of being grateful to balance your mindset.
Most are quotes but sometimes I use lyrics.
Some of these short gratitude quotes are about being in the depths of trauma.
Some of these short gratitude quotes are about the healing.
50 Powerful Kindness and Gratitude Quotes
“If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.”
“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.”
“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
“Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.”
“Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else.”
“This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.”
“I want to thank you for the profound joy I’ve had in the thought of you.”
“Saying thank you is more than good manners, it is good spirituality.”
“It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.”
“Change your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.”
“I will forever remain humble because I know I could have less. I will always be grateful because I know I’ve had less.” Anonymous
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
“There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.”
“Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.”
I have a lot to be thankful for. I am healthy, happy and I am loved.
“I am even thankful for the negative things that have made me a stronger and better person.”
“When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.”
Chief Tecumseh, Shawnee Nation
“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.”
“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.”
“Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr
“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”
“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”
“Each day, each season, each cycle offers something of beauty. Let us notice and give thanks.”
“Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.”
“Get down on your knees and be thankful you’re still on your feet.”
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”
William Arthur Ward
“A basic law: the more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“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.”
“If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.”
Rabbi Harold Kushner
“I looked around and thought about my life. I felt grateful. I noticed every detail. That is the key to time travel. You can only move if you are actually in the moment. You have to be where you are to get where you need to go.”
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
“Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want.”
“Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.”
“Time to rise up, own your life and be grateful for every single minute of it.”
Elizabeth D. Gray
“We are unable to see, feel, or touch our memory. It functions without any input from us. Somehow this amazing function goes about doing what it is supposed to do…. Take a few moments to appreciate your memory, and be grateful it still serves you well.”
“Be grateful for everything. The good, the bad, the ugly. Our entire life is a precious gift.”
“When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree.”
“I’m still thanking all the stars, one by one.”
“True gratitude comes from knowing that you belong in the infinite dance of life.”
“Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.”
“The secret to having it all is believing you already do.”
“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful no matter what happened in my life.”
“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
“Let us count our joys. Life’s precious moments that beam a sparkle of sunshine on our hearts and souls”
“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.”
“Be present in all things and thankful for all things.”
“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.”
“Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way.”
“Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live.”
Smile and Gratitude Quotes
“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
“Live for each second without hesitation.”
3 | “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.”‘
Alfred Lord Tennyson
“Life is short. Be silly. Have fun. Love the people who treat you right. Forget the ones who don’t. Regret nothing.”
“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.”
“Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart.”
Anthony J. D’Angelo
“Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.”
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
“Smile, it’s free therapy.”
“You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.”
“I wake up every morning literally with a smile on my face, grateful for another day I never thought I’d see.”
“Dare, dream, dance, smile, and sing loudly! And have faith that love is an unstoppable force!”
“When we decide to be happy we accept the responsibility to bring happiness to someone else.”
“Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that’s beautiful.”
“If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.”
“The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”
“I’m really exciting. I smile a lot, I win a lot, and I’m really sexy.”
“Love life. Engage in it. Give it all you’ve got. Love it with a passion because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it.”
“There’s nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.”
Love and Gratitude Quotes
“‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”
Alfred Lord Tennyson
“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.”
“Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.”
“Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy.”
Dwight L. Moody
“Love is the greatest refreshment in life.”
“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own… Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.”
Robert A. Heinlein
“We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving.”
“Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.”
Thomas a Kempis
If these kindness and gratitude quotes inspired you to practice gratuity more often,
there are some resources to do it below.
Here is a blank template for you to make a list of gratitude.
Gratitude practice will help you master an attitude of gratitude
Here are some other quotes you might like
Many people trying to practice gratitude have experienced a lot emotional pain.
CBT is a therapy that helps a person identify negative thought patterns & change them.
Thought patterns are learned and can be unlearned.
Fixing negative thought patterns can improve symptoms for a lot of mental health disorders in the DSM 5.
More information about CBT below.
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