25 Quotes For Gratitude and Appreciation

Quotes for Gratitude and Appreciation

Gratitude and Appreciation are little things that go a long way. It allows people to understand that their work was not wasted on someone who doesn’t appreciate or recognize them. A little appreciation can make someone’s day. With these quotes, learn how you can help the people who have been there for you during difficult times.

  1. “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
  2. “To speak gratitude is courageous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch heaven” —Johannes Gaertner
  3. “For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.—Elie Wiesel
  4. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” —G.K. Chesterton
  5. “I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.” —Robert Brault
  6. “Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.” —Northrup Christiane
  7. “Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.”—William Faulkner
  8. “This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” –Maya Angelou
  9. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” —Marcel Proust
  10. “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
  11. “I’m glad I have you for the rest of my life as a best friend, lover, and fellow adventurer. Thank you for constantly supporting me, forgiving me, loving me, making me laugh, and challenging me to be a better person.” –Raquel Martin
  12. “Thank you for accepting me as I am, with my virtues and defects.” –Jenni Rivera
  13. “Thank you for loving and believing in me, and for making me the proudest mother and grandmother on earth. You are my reason for living and my greatest accomplishment. I love you with everything that I am.” –Ellen Marie Wiseman
  14. “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —William Arthur Ward
  15. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” –Thornton Wilder
  16. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” — Willie Nelson
  17. “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 
  18. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” —JFK
  19. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.“ —Doris Day
  20. “Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” —Rumi
  21. “Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”—Charles Dickens
  22. “Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.” — Oprah Winfrey
  23. “Lord, what a relief to focus on what you think of me instead of what other people think. May I always keep my eyes on you.” —Karen O’Connor
  24. “Make it a habit to tell people to 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
  25. “Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it all into words is all that is necessary.” —Margaret Cousins