Thank You Quotes

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A word of appreciation or a simple "thank you" can do wonders for building relationships. A "thank you" is not just courtesy or good manners; it acknowledges and hence cherishes kindness. Here are some beautifully worded thank you quotes.

  • "The gratitude of most men is but a secret desire of receiving greater benefits." -Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld
  • "Do not let the empty cup be your first teacher of the blessings you had when it was full. Do not let a bard place here and there in the bed destroy your rest. Seek, as a plain duty, to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life." -Alexander Maclaren
  • "O Lord, who lends me life; lend me a heart replete with thankfulness." -William Shakespeare
  • "It is the will to be grateful which constitutes gratitude." -Joseph Cook
  • "Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude." -Henry Ward Beecher
  • "Thou hast given so much to me,
    Give one thing more—a grateful heart;
    Not thankful when it pleaseth me,
    As if Thy blessings had spare days,
    But such a heart whose pulse may be Thy praise." -George Herbert
  • "When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?" -G K Chesterton
  • "Kindness is the language, which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." -Mark Twain
  • "We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures." -Thornton Wilder
  • "What I have done is worthy of nothing but silence and forgetfulness, but what God has done for me is worthy of everlasting and thankful memory." -Joseph Hall
  • "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." -William Ward
  • "When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them." -Chinese Proverb
  • "Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things." -Horace
  • "Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality." -Alfred Painter
  • "Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone." -G B Stern
  • "As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world." -Adabella Radici