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25 Thanksgiving Quotes to Inspire Gratitude

Written by Paul Steinbrueck

November is Communicate Gratitude Month and one way to communicate and inspire gratitude in your organization is through quotes and social media.

Check out the 25 gratitude quotes below.  You are welcome to use them however you want:

  • share one each day this month on your social channels
  • use them in your newsletters
  • embed them in your blog posts
  • print them
  • post them in your office or your home

This month, help the people in and around your organization focus on the goodness of God and all we have to be thankful for.

 

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. – Psalm 107:1

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When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and the joy of living. – Chief Tecumseh

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. – Bonhoeffer

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles Spurgeon

Gratitude is the bud, aliveness is the blossom. – unknown

Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. – Henry Ward Beecher

Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal.  It’s a way to live. – Jacqueline Winspear

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy. – Ralph H. Blum

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. – Melody Beattie

Life is not tied with a bow, but it still it is a gift. – Regina Bret

Instead of complaining that the rosebush is full of thorns, be happy that the thorn bush has roses. – German proverb

It’s not happy people who are thankful. It’s thankful people who are happy. – unknown

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If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness.  It will change your life mightily. – Gerald Good

It doesn’t matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be grateful that you have a glass & there’s something in it. – unknown

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. – William Faulkner

Gratitude turns what we have into enough. – Melody Beattie

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. – Cicero

Take whatever He gives and give whatever He takes with a big smile. – Mother Teresa

Gratitude and love are always multiplied when you give freely. It is an infinite source of contentment and prosperous energy. – Jim Fargiano

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If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. – W. Clement Stone

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When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. – Maya Angelou

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. – Eric Hoffer

Cultivate the ability to say “Thank you for everything,” & you will find that everything is a gift. – unknown

 

In addition to inspiring gratitude, quotes like these help to foster, social media engagement and links to your content which help improve search rankings and help organizations reach more people. If you’d like to discuss improving your outreach and SEO for your church, school, nonprofit or business, request a free consultation.

Post a comment and tell us… What’s your favorite quote about gratitude and thanksgiving? (One shown above or maybe one we overlooked?)

 

About the author

Paul Steinbrueck

Paul Steinbrueck is co-founder and CEO of OurChurch.Com, husband, father of 3, blogger. You can follow him on Twitter at @PaulSteinbrueck and add him to your circles at Google+ as +Paul Steinbrueck.

1 Comment

  • I love this “ It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles Spurgeo”

    It does not matter how much i make as long as am smiling

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