47 Quotes About Thankfulness

  • "I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Reasoning, Thankfulness


  • "We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction."

    - Harry Ironside
    Topics: Praise, Thankfulness, Discontentment


  • "We need to discover all over again that worship is natural to the Christian, as it was to the godly Israelites who wrote the psalms, and that the habit of celebrating the greatness and graciousness of God yields an endless flow of thankfulness, joy, and zeal."

    - J.I. Packer
    Topics: Worship, Joy, Thankfulness


  • One of the most evident signs of genuine godliness is a sincere display of appreciation towards your heavenly Father.

    - Patricia Ennis
    Topics: Thankfulness, Godliness

  • "We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning."

    - Albert Barnes
    Topics: Thankfulness


  • "That action is not warrantable which either fears to ask the divine blessing on its performance, or having succeeded, does not come with thanksgiving to God for its success."

    - Francis Quarles
    Topics: Thankfulness, Success


  • "God is pleased with no music below so much as with the thanksgiving songs of relieved widows and supported orphans; of rejoicing, comforted, and thankful persons."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Thankfulness, Music


  • "No matter what our circumstance, we can find a reason to be thankful."

    - David Jeremiah
    Topics: Thankfulness, Circumstances


  • "Careful for nothing, prayerful for everything, thankful for anything."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Prayer, Thankfulness


  • "If I succeed, I will give thanks. If I fail, I will seek His grace."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Success, Thankfulness


  • "It must be an odd feeling to be thankful to nobody in particular. Christians in public institutions often see this odd thing happening on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone in the institution seems to be thankful "in general." It's very strange. It's a little like being married in general."

    - Cornelius Plantinga
    Topics: Thankfulness


  • "Foolish talking and jesting are not the ways in which Christian cheerfulness should express itself, but rather "giving of thanks" (Eph. 5:4). Religion is the source of joy and gladness, but its joy is expressed in a religious way, in thanksgiving and praise."

    - Charles Hodge
    Topics: Foolishness, Cheerfulness, Thankfulness


  • "Thanksgiving comes after Christmas."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Gratitude, Thankfulness


  • "Thanksgiving is the language of heaven, and we had better start to learn it if we are not to be mere dumb aliens there."

    - A. J. Gossip
    Topics: Thankfulness


  • "Many favors which God gives us ravel out for want of hemming through our unthankfulness; for though prayer purchases blessings, giving praise keeps the quiet possession of them."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Prayer, Thankfulness



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