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Quotes About Gratitude and Happiness: 12 Inspirational Quotes

Quotes about gratitude and happiness can move you further than a wind storm! If you are looking for an inspirational quote that will motivate you or a friend you’re guaranteed to find one in this list. The biggest step you can take to obtain life-long happiness is to start living with gratitude. Let these quotes serve as your first steps forward on a very rewarding journey!

Gratitude and Happiness Quotes:


Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy — because we will always want to have something else or something more. – Brother David Steindl-Rast


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


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


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


Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend… when we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives but are grateful for the abundance that’s present — love, health, family, friends, work, the joys of nature and personal pursuits that bring us pleasure — the wasteland of illusion falls away and we experience Heaven on earth. – Sarah Ban Breathnach


Whenever we are appreciative, we are filled with a sense of well-being and swept up by the feeling of joy. – M.J. Ryan

Quotes on Gratitude and Happiness
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Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you. –  Eileen Caddy


Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared. – Dennis Prager


May we never let the things we can’t have, or don’t have, or shouldn’t have, spoil our enjoyment of the things we do have and can have. As we value our happiness let us not forget it, for one of the greatest lessons in life is learning to be happy without the things we cannot or should not have. – Richard L. Evans


I don’t like it when people on the street say smile or cheer up. It’s a real cheap line. I’m feeling good. I’m feeling real grateful for everything. It’s a solid time in my life. When people say I look sad, they’re wrong. – Nicolas Cage


To cultivate a mental attitude that will bring you peace and happiness,
(1) Fill you mind with thoughts of peace, courage, health and hope,
(2) Never try to get even with your enemies,
(3) Expect ingratitude,
(4) Count your blessings not your troubles,
(5) Do not imitate others,
(6) Try to profit from your losses, and
(7) Create happiness for others.

-Dale Carnegie


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

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