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Inspirational Quotes on Gratitude and Happiness

We’d like to share with you a compilation of quotes on gratitude and happiness. We hope these inspire you to live a life of gratitude, counting and appreciating blessings and the wonderful things that surround you.

There are always flowers for those who want to see them. – Henri Matisse

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.- Abraham Lincoln

The happiest people don’t have the best of everything; they just make the best of everything.

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.- Frederick Keonig

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.- Thich Nhat Hanh

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.- Groucho Marx

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Gratitude goes beyond the ‘mine’ and ‘thine’ and claims the truth that all of life is a pure gift. In the past I always thought of gratitude as a spontaneous response to the awareness of gifts received, but now I realize that gratitude can also be lived as a discipline. The discipline of gratitude is the explicit effort to acknowledge that all I am and have is given to me as a gift of love, a gift to be celebrated with joy.– Henri J.M. Nouwen

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.- Melody Beattie 

The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.- Henry Ward Beecher 

In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. –  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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.— Buddha

The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.- Thich Nhat Hanh

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.- W.T. Purkiser

When you focus on gratitude, positive things flow in more readily, making you even more grateful.- Lissa Rankin st

The more I understand the mind and the human experience, the more I begin to suspect there is no such thing as unhappiness; there is only ungratefulness.― Steve Maraboli

Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it.― Stephen Richards

Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.- Joseph Wood Krutch

Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.- Dennis Prager 

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 

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

God gave you a gift of 84,600 seconds today. Have you used one of them to say thank you?― William Arthur Ward

An attitude of gratitude brings great things.― Yogi Bhajan

Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.― Thích Nhất Hạnh,

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.- Denis Waitley

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

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.– John Milton

It only takes one person to make you happy and change your life:  YOU.

It is not what happens to you, but how you respond to what happens to you.  Count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.

Whatever you do, don’t get stuck on the one thing that ruins your day.  Smile and be grateful.  Life is too short to waste on negativity.

Go for long walks.  Indulge in great conversations.  Pay attention to the moment.  Count your blessings.  Let go for a little while and just be and breathe.

Every moment you get is a gift. Spend it on things that matter. Don’t spend it by dwelling on unhappy things.  – Celestine Chua

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. – Brian Tracy

Circumstances and situations do color life but you have been given the mind to choose what the color shall be. – John Homer Miller

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