Quotes that empower and uplift.

People who approach life with a sense of gratitude are constantly aware of what’s wonderful in their life. Because they enjoy the fruits of their successes, they seek out more success. And when things don’t go as planned, people who are grateful can put failure into perspective. ~Geoffery James

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

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

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

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At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. ~Albert Schweitzer

The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.
 ~William James

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

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

Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. ~Maya Angelou

Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. ~Eckhart Tolle

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

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Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude.Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts. ~David O. McKay

Gratitude opens the door to…the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the Universe. You open the door through gratitude. ~Deepak Chopra

When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears. 
~ Anthony Robbins

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

The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. ~Charles Schwab

Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it. ~Ralph Marston

‘Thank you power’ is writing down the moments that are good in your life so that you can go back and reflect on them – so you’ve got this sort of repository of good stuff in your past. ~Deborah Norville

At the end of the day, remember postive things


We think we have to do something to be grateful or something has to be done in order for us to be grateful, when gratitude is a state of being. ~Iyanla Vanzant

Saying “thank you” creates love. ~Daphne Rose Kingma

No longer forward nor behind 
I look in hope and fear; but grateful take the good I find,
 the best of now and here.
 ~John G. Whittier

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. ~Helen Keller

None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy. ~Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

Whatever you appreciate and give thanks for will increase in your life. ~Sanaya Roman

Reflect, rejuvenate, and grow in gratitude.


Trade your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly. ~Tony Robbins

Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. ~Melody Beattie

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When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude. ~Elie Wiesel

There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed. If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude. ~Robert Brault

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens. ~Charles Morgan

The struggle ends when the gratitude begins. ~Neale Donald Walsch

Gratitude is the single most important ingredient to living a successful and fulfilled life. ~Jack Canfield

Keep counting your blessings.

The key to wisdom and the flow in life is learning to accept emotions as they come, respect them and act on them appropriately. Just as road signs give information and direction, so do emotions. Be grateful for emotions. ~Art of Appreciation Adventure, Gratitude Habitat

Everything is a gift. The degree to which we are awake to this truth is a measure of our gratefulness, and gratefulness is a measure of our aliveness. ~Brother David Steindl-Rast

Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things human can do for each other. ~Randy Pausch

What a wonderful world

No gesture is too small when done with gratitude. ~Oprah

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it. ~Michael Josephson

More inspirational words to help us realize how rich life really is.

Every day there are many people who support our wellbeing and provide us with services we’ve come to rely upon. As we come to an awareness of the many people who contribute to the flow of life, we gain a sense of connection, security and community. Be grateful. ~Art of Appreciation Adventure, Gratitude Habitat

Whatever our individual troubles and challenges may be, it’s important to pause every now and then to appreciate all that we have, on every level. ~Shakti Gawai

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

Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. ~Albert Schweitzer

I find that the more willing I am to be grateful for the small things in life, the bigger stuff just seems to show up from unexpected sources, and I am constantly looking forward to each day with all the surprises that keep coming my way! ~Louise L. Hay

The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense in not appreciating things; and there is no sense in having more of them if you have less appreciation of them. ~Gilbert K. Chesterton

None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy. ~Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

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