If you haven’t all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you wouldn’t want.
If you’re sitting at a computer reading these words, you probably have a lot to be grateful for.
But even though you have access to the world’s information at your fingertips, and more knowledge than all the kings and their wise men of history had at their disposal, it’s easy to take our lives for granted and focus on the things we don’t have.
As a group, we humans have a tendency to always want more. Often, we only realize what we had once it’s gone.
Learning to be thankful and regularly expressing gratitude is an important part of being happy. Being thankful gives us an appreciate for what we have. Even when you don’t feel like you have much to be thankful for, realize that there’s someone out there in this world of 6 billion people who would look at your life and trade places with you in a heartbeat.
Reading gratitude quotes can be one way to remind yourself that you have a lot to be thankful for. Another way is to practice daily expression of gratitude – everyday, write down 5 things you’re thankful for.
Some days, you’ll have a lot to be thankful for, and 5 entries won’t feel like nearly enough. Other days, coming up with 5 items may be a struggle – all you might be able to show appreciation for is the fact that you’re breathing, or the morning coffee you get to enjoy before you face a day of misery.
Nonetheless, forcing yourself to come up with 5 items and expressing daily gratitude for the positive things in your life will make you a happier person.
Here are some of the top “thank you” quotes we could find to remind us just how much we have to be thankful for.
Quotes On Gratitude
Hopefully these quotes about being thankful have inspired you to look for ways to be grateful in your own life. If you have your own grateful quotes to share that weren’t included in our list, please feel free to share them in the comments below. We’d be extremely grateful!