18 Inspiring Gratitude Quotes That Will Transform Your Day

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Inspiring gratitude quotes that are sure to help shift your perspective toward what’s already great about you life and elevate your spirits!

Would you love to experience greater ease, flow, and abundance in your life? If so, gratitude is the pathway that will take you there!

By practicing gratitude, we change our entire magnetic field and attract opportunities for greater abundance and joy into our lives.

In other posts you may have read here on my blog, I’ve discussed powerful truths about the benefits of gratitude, and how to practice gratitude during times of adversity.

But sometimes, we’re all in need of a little inspiration to help shift us into a gratitude-focused mindset that will hopefully stay with us throughout our day!

And it’s my pleasure to introduce, “Grateful: Happy, Healthy & Wealthy,” a free guided gratitude meditation available now!

And so, to help you do this, here are 18 of my favorite, most inspiring gratitude quotes that are sure to help shift your perspective toward what’s already great about you life, and elevate your spirits!

  1. “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” – Zig Ziglar
  2. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein albert-einstein-gratitude-quote
  3. “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
  4. “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
  5. “This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” – Maya Angelou
  6. “When you give and carry out acts of kindness, it’s as though something inside your body responds and says, ‘Yes, this is how I ought to feel.” – Rabbi Harold Kushner
  7. “It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” – Eckhart Tolle
  8. “Gratitude opens the door to…the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.” – Deepak Chopra deepak-chopra-gratitude-quote
  9. “Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings.” – Marianne Williamson
  10. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust marcel-proust-gratitude-quote
  11. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”  – Marcus Aurelius
  12. “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
  13. “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong kristin-armstrong-gratitude-quote
  14. “To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.” – Victor Hugo
  15. “The struggle ends when gratitude begins.” – Neale Donald Walsch
  16. “My day begins and ends with gratitude.” – Louise Hay
  17. “Do not resent your place in the story. Do not imagine yourself elsewhere. Do not close your eyes and picture a world without thorns, without shadows, without hawks. Change this world. Use your body like a tool meant to be used up, discarded, and replaced. Better every life you touch. We will reach the final chapter.” – ND Wilson
  18. “Gratitude puts us in harmony with the very source that’s breathing us, the very power that gives us life.” – Mary Morrissey

And that is the Power of Gratitude

Notice that the common thread in all of the above gratitude quotes, from all these different great thinkers, is that practicing gratitude increases abundance, internal peace and happiness, and decreases suffering.

And remember: Gratitude is a practice, one each of us can aim to focus on and bring more of into our lives on a daily basis!

By being grateful for what we have in this life, we will attract more of what we want, and will become the best versions of ourselves.

And now, one last thing…I have a gift for YOU!

Shift Into a Frequency of Gratitude and Amplify Your Abundance with this FREE Guided Meditation from Mary Morrissey

Introducing the “Grateful: Happy, Healthy & Wealthy” Guided Audio Meditation

  • Generate an instant wave of gratitude for yourself and your life – even if it’s only the ability to walk through this day, to see the sky, or to see the smile on a stranger’s face. A grateful heart is a wealthy heart!
  • Shift your focus away from what seems to be missing or wrong, so that you’re more easily able to direct your awareness toward what you would love to expand and experience more of in your life.
  • Begin to see golden opportunities that were here all along, but you simply weren’t able to see them from the frequency of fear, doubt, worry and criticism. Gratitude is an open door to a happier, to a healthier, and to a wealthier life!


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By Mary

Categories: Meditation

Comments (11)

  • Thank you Mary, for these lovely Gratitude Affirmations. I am so grateful you are part of the abundance in my life! Thank you for all your teachings and your support. warmly, Beth

  • Words of Wisdom. am so blessed Mary. Thank you for your continual inspirational, motivational words. God bless you and all of yours.

  • I like to put up a few reminders around my house to keep me on the right mind set through the day when home.

  • Betsy Mitchell

    So simple, so true and so powerful. I am working toward deepening my sense of gratitude on a daily basis. Simple, but not always easy. I feel myself expanding though!

  • Dorothy Knight

    I agree. Gratitude brightens your perspective and increases your happiness. It’s all good. 😊

  • Jan Grenell

    Thank you so much. I can’t begin to tell you, how many times in my life you have been this for me. Thank you for being the Blessing! I am very grateful.

  • Lisa Garmon

    Wonderful gratitude quotes, I sent this email to my children and closest friends. Thank you.

  • Barbara Hoelscher

    I’m grateful for and love my conversations (prayers) with my Heavenly Father. I’m grateful for and love my outdoors and the critters who share it with me. I’m grateful for and love the Church that found me and nurtures me. I’m grateful for and love my families!

  • Suzanne Troll

    I am grateful for many things and people therefore. I will keep it simple and express my gratitude for quotations of all kinds, the people who expressed them originally and the people that have recorded them so that they can be shared. They can spark life back into us,. Thank you for the loving miracle that you are, Mary!

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