Thank yousayingsWhether you want to say thanks someone via Twitter or Facebook or you’re sending a handwritten thank you card or note, thank you sayings are a handy way to share your gratitude. Here are thirteen awesome quotes along with some wording ideas on how to use them.

Quotations & Sayings of Gratitude

  1. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. -John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  2. One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life. -Harry Hepner
  3. Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness. -Richard Bach
  4. The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention. -Oscar Wilde
  5. Gratitude is the memory of the heart. -Jean Baptiste Massieu
  6. Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.  -Tennessee Williams
  7. I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God’s gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment. -Frances Farmer
  8. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. -John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  9. Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel. -Author Unknown
  10. Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. -William Faulkner
  11. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy–they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. -Marcel Proust
  12. Gratitude is born in hearts that take time to count up past mercies. -Charles E. Jefferson
  13. Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. ~ Mark Twain
  14. Thank you, Mom.
    Thank you, Dad.
    Three small words.
    So much to add. -Christy Murphy
  15. The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness. -The Dalai Lama
  16. Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. -Voltaire
  17. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have. -Ralph Marston

A Quick Word on How to Use A Quotation or Saying

At first the sayings above may not seem to exactly what you’re looking for, but with a little personalization they’ll work like a charm. For example:

Here’s a popular quote from Oprah Winfrey: “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.”

You could write: Oprah Winfrey once said to “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.” So I’ll say thank you for the money you gave me for my birthday, and keep thinking about how I can never gain enough weight from eating cake. 🙂 But seriously, thank you for your generous gift and coming to my party. It was a much happier birthday, because of you.