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Positive quotes about gratitude for Moms, college students, for work, entrepreneurs and everyone else who wants a growth mindset. Plus, some gratitude prompts to help you get in an appreciation mood.
Gratitude according to the Merrian Dictionary is, the state of being grateful, thankfulness.
So, gratitude is a state, therefore it’s a choice.
Similar words to gratitude include; appreciation, honor, praise and thankfulness.
The opposite of gratitude is a negative word, ingratitude.
Gratitude is a state or choice you can practice like any other gift. Gratitude has to be intentional to work.
How does appreciation makes your life more positive?
When you have gratitude you are thankful for what you have. You’re thankful about the big things and the whimsical things in your life. You learn to find contentment inside of you.
The more you get in a state of gratitude, the more positive your mindset turns towards your experiences and towards what you already have, even toward the things you lose.
If you’re looking for happiness and fulfillment in life, work or in your business, learning the skill of gratitude is essential.
Here are some gratitude prompts to help you get in an appreciative mood
Practice the skill of gratitude with these prompts and any other you want to add.
- What are you looking forward to tomorrow?
- What’s a hobby that you enjoy doing everyday?
- Write about a vacation you enjoyed.
- What personal accomplishment are you thankful for?
- What do you like about your favorite person?
- What do you like about yourself?
- Write 2 things you’re grateful that happened today?
- Write anything in the world you’re grateful for.
You can use whatever you want to be thankful for. There is no one size fits all answer, do it with consistency, like every day.
This list of positive gratitude quotes can help you become more intentionally thankful.
“Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude” – Deepak Chopra
“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily” — Gerald Good
“Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and you will attract much better things” – Rhonda Byrne
“When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears” –
“Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful” – Roy T. Bennett
“When you are grateful, when you can see what you have, you unlock blessings to flow in your life” – Suze Orman
“I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it”. – Maya Angelou
“Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life” – Rumi
“Thankfulness brings you to the place where the Beloved lives” – Rumi
“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
“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well” – Voltaire
“Be grateful in your own hearts. That suffices. Thanksgiving has wings, and flies to its right destination” – Victor Hugo
“Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.” – Roy T. Bennett
“Gratitude is a currency that we can mint ourselves and spend without fear of bankruptcy” – Fred De Witt Van Amburgh
“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind” – Marcus Tullius Cicero
“What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude” – Brene Brown
“Gratitude is riches, complaint is poverty” – Doris Day
“The root of joy is gratefulness” – David Steindl-Rast
“Gratitude changes everything” – Anonymous
“Gratitude turns what we have into enough” – Anonymous
“Entitlement is such a cancer because it is void of gratitude” – Adam Smith
“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things” – Robert Brault
“The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” – Charles Schwab
“Gratitude also opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it” – Stephen Richards
“Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are” – Bethany Hamilton
“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance” – Eckhart Tolle
“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has” -Epictetus
“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around” -Willie Nelson
“‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say” – Alice Walker
“Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul” – Amy Collette
“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude” – Karl Barth
“The more grateful I am, the more beauty I see” – Mary Davis
“Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want” – Jim Rohn
“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness” – Dalai Lama
“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives” – John F. Kennedy
“It doesn’t matter what you did or where you were. It matters where you are and what you’re doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and never let anyone shut you up” – Steve Maraboli
“Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses” – Alphonse Karr
“I’m thankful for weird people out there because they’re some of the most creative people” – Channing Tatum