Thank You Quotes, Sayings

It’s easy to say “Thanks” with the famous thank you quotes or sayings from this list. Just go through the selections to find the words that best capture your feeling of gratitude. Then, include the quote in your thank you card, note, or message along with your personalization and send it off to your recipient.


    Famous thank you quotes for showing gratitude

    Use these sayings when you find yourself at a loss for words. As the old expression goes, “Saying thanks costs nothing but gives everything.”

    1. Thank you quotes for love

    You are part of my story, memory and scenery, thank you.
    Kim Taehyung

    Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy, thank you for loving me and receiving my love in return. Thank you for the memories I will cherish forever. But most of all, thank you for showing me that there will come a time when I can eventually let you go.
    Nicholas Sparks

    So thank you so much for all your smiles,
    And for loving me each day.
    Life can be very tough but thankfully,
    I’ve got you to help shine my way.
    Julie Hebert

    Thank you to the boy who broke my heart,
    Because you have to have a heart
    To have it broken.
    T.S. Curtis

    You could’ve had anyone in the world, but you chose me. Thank you.
    Anthony T. Hincks

    You changed my life without even trying, and I don’t think I could ever tell you how much you mean to me. I can’t imagine what things would be like if I hadn’t met you.
    Steve Maraboli

    I’m glad I have you for the rest of my life as a best friend, lover, and fellow adventurer. Thank you for constantly supporting me, forgiving me, loving me, making me laugh, and challenging me to be a better person.
    Raquel Martin

    Express your love and thankfulness:

    • For her
    • For him
    • Girlfriend
    • Boyfriend
    • Husband
    • Wife
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    2. Funny thank you quotes

    Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.
    Oprah Winfrey

    I feel a very unusual sensation — if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.
    Benjamin Disraeli

    Thank you, dear God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Thank you for the rain. And for the chance to wake up in three hours and go fishing: I thank you for that now, because I won’t feel so thankful then.
    Garrison Keillor

    God gave us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends.
    Ethel Watts Mumford

    A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
    Bernard Meltzer

    3. Short thank you sayings

    Gratitude is the smile of love.
    Ralph Marston

    Life is such a gift, I just say thank you all day.
    Natalie Cole

    Think of thanks always.
    Lailah Gifty Akita

    Enough is a feast.
    Buddhist proverb

    If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.
    Steve Maraboli

    I’m so blessed, thank you Jesus!
    Megan Thee Stallion

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

    Gratitude is the open door to abundance.

    Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
    Karl Barth

    Say thank you. Say it often, and say it with meaning.
    Marne Levine

    Through the eyes of Gratitude, everything is a miracle.
    Mary Davis

    Gratitude is the seed of gladness.
    Lailah Gifty Akita

    The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
    Dalai Lama

    Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.
    Gertrude Stein

    No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.
    James Allen

    Say thank you for holidays and special events:

    • Birthday wishes
    • Birthday cards
    • Wedding
    • Anniversary
    • Graduation
    • Christmas
    • Hanukkah
    • Ramadan
    • Diwali
    • Kwanzaa

    4. Appreciation quotes

    If only there was enough space on this tiny card to evoke my unfettered joie de vivre for what you have done. The gaiety, the mirth, the heavenly bubbling of every effusive cell that sings inside me for your kind and pithy offering.
    Joshua Braff

    Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
    Robert Brault

    Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.
    Steven Cojocaru

    When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
    Willie Nelson

    Develop an ;attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you.
    Brian Tracy

    When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
    Dalai Lama

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

    The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
    Henry Ward Beecher

    Alice Walker thank you quote

    5. Thank you for kindness quotes

    I wanted to thank you… You give me strength I didn’t know I had. You make me better.
    Ransom Riggs

    The day I found my smile again was when I stood in my own storm and danced with my tribe.
    Shannon L. Alder

    Even though tomorrow will be dark for me, I thank you for trying to bring me to the light.
    K. Weikel

    No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
    James Allen

    Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.
    Ralph Marston

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    Support and understanding

    Thank you for undusting my true colors; or color: black… Oh, how I missed the darkness!
    Ahmed Mostafa

    Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.
    Travis Barker

    Thank you! For sharing your childhood with me so I could experience the all joys that were missing in mine.
    Ginny Toole

    Thank you for accepting me as I am, with my virtues and defects.
    Jenni Rivera

    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

    6. Gratefulness quotes

    Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
    Marcel Proust

    Be grateful in your own hearts. That suffices. Thanksgiving has wings, and flies to its right destination.
    Victor Hugo

    When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.
    Anthony Robbins

    It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.
    Germany Kent

    Strive to find things to be thankful for, and just look for the good in who you are.
    Bethany Hamilton

    Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.
    Northrup Christiane

    It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.
    David Steinall-Rast

    If people begin to be more grateful, they will see the wonders of life.
    Lailah Gifty Akita

    Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could say.
    Alice Walker

    None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.
    Harvey Mackay

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    7. Gratitude sayings

    I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
    G.K. Chesterton

    To speak gratitude is courageous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch heaven.
    Johannes Gaertner

    Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

    Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.

    Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough.
    Melody Beattie

    No better words than “thank you” have yet been discovered to express the sincere gratitude of one’s heart, when the two words are sincerely spoken.
    Alfred Montapert

    Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.
    Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

    Thank you for the peace of mind
    a grateful soul doth always find.
    Richelle E. Goodrich

    Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
    William Arthur Ward

    One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.
    Randy Pausch

    Express gratitude for the greatness of small things.
    Richie Norton

    Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.
    Maya Angelou

    8. Spiritual thank you quotes

    The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.
    Robert Holden

    You want to become a better person?
    Just give thanks.
    Give thanks for all of it.
    Kamand Kojouri

    ‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say.
    Alice Walker

    If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
    Meister Eckhart

    Thank you for helping me understand that there’s nothing wrong in loving darkness, in being quiet. Nothing to lose by being an introvert.
    Nitya Prakash

    When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.

    We give thanks to God not because of how we feel but because of who He is.
    Ann Voskamp

    Jenni Rivera gratitude quote

    9. Appreciation quotes

    Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
    David Thomas

    Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.
    Japanese proverb

    Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.

    We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
    Cynthia Ozick

    Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
    Mark Twain

    A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.

    The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called ‘truth’.
    Dan Rather

    When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree.
    Vietnamese proverb

    A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
    Joseph Campbell

    Express your appreciation and say thank you in business:

    • For a job well done
    • For colleagues and coworkers
    • Customers
    • Leadership
    • Boss
    • Leaving job
    • Retirement

    Saying thank you in charitable organizations:

    • For donations
    • Reward hard work
    • Thank volunteers

    10. Thank you quotes for friends and family


    Thank you for being such a beautiful friend.
    I am in awe of you.
    Scott Stabile

    I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
    Thornton Wilder

    For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.
    Elie Wiesel

    A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
    Walter Winchell

    Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.
    Bill Watterson

    I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.
    Robert Brault

    One thing I’ve learned is when you find a best friend in this life, you better hang on.
    Jim Nabors

    In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
    Albert Schweitzer


    All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.
    Abraham Lincoln

    ‘Thank you’ is never enough for me to say to my family.
    Victoria Arlen

    There are three degrees of filial piety. The highest is being a credit to our parents, the second is not disgracing them; the lowest is being able simply to support them.

    Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
    C.S. Lewis

    Thank you, Mom, for the way you managed yourself during the childish, mean, selfish, insensitive, irresponsible, unreasonable, hateful moments I put you through. From your example I learned to be patient, positive, kind, selfless, sympathetic, reliable, sensible, and loving. You have my endless appreciation.
    Richelle E. Goodrich

    Giving thanks in education:

    • For teachers
    • Volunteers
    • Parents
    • Support staff
    Shakespeare thanks quote

    11. Famous thank you quotes

    I can no other answer make, but, thanks, And thanks, and ever thanks.
    William Shakespeare

    Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.

    As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
    John F. Kennedy

    There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.
    Helen Keller

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    Thank you quotes from famous songs

    And I want to thank you
    For giving me the best day of my life
    Oh, just to be with you
    Is having the best day of my life
    Dido, “Thank You”

    You don’t know how much you mean to me
    ‘Cause even though when times got rough, you never turned away
    You were right there and I thank you
    Boyz II Men, “Thank You”

    You didn’t have to love me like you did
    But you did, but you did.
    And I thank you.
    ZZ Top, “I Thank You”

    Thank you love
    You made me happy in so many ways
    Through all my sweet and ender yesterdays
    You were the sunshine I needed love
    Stevie Wonder, “Thank You Love”

    Don’t you know
    That I’m thankful
    For the blessings and the lessons
    That I’ve learned with you by my side
    That I’m thankful
    For the love that you
    Keep bringing in my life
    In my life
    Kelly Clarkson, “Thankful”

    So for tonight, we pray for
    What we know can be
    And on this day, we hope for
    What we still can’t see
    It’s up to us, to be the change
    And even though this world needs so much more
    There’s so much to be thankful for
    Josh Groban, “Thankful”

    I’m thankful for all my scars
    ‘Cause they only make my heart
    Rita Ora, “Grateful”

    And so today, my world, it smiles
    Your hand in mine, we walk the miles
    And thanks to you it will be done
    For you to me are the only one
    Led Zeppelin, “Thank You”

    Thank you quotes from books and literature

    Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
    Charles Dickens

    O Lord, who lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.
    William Shakespeare

    Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
    A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

    Famous authors

    For my part, I am almost contented just now, and very thankful. Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.
    Charlotte Brontë

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

    Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.


    I thank you God for this most amazing day,
    for the leaping greenly spirits of trees,
    and for the blue dream of sky
    and for everything which is natural,
    which is infinite,
    which is yes.
    e. e. cummings

    Let nothing put me to unease,
    nothing to deceive.
    I have conceived,
    I exist.
    Because I am blessed,
    To gather time,
    in hearing,
    my breath,
    so tranquil.
    To life,
    I am, thankful.
    Jasleen Kaur Gumber

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