You want to cultivate an attitude of gratitude, but how do you begin? Let gratitude quotes be your guide. Quotes about gratitude illuminate the beauty and power of finding ways to be grateful for the large and small joys in your life. Let a grateful quote lead you toward a grateful day!

If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money cannot buy.

submitted by Dean Bunn

To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything He has given us–and he has given us everything.

Thomas Merton

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

William Arthur Ward

Think of five things you are grateful for today.... Now how do you feel?

Tim Sanders

In happy moments, praise God. In the difficult moments, seek God. In the quiet moments, trust God. In every moment, thank God.

2008 Olympic decathlon champion Bryan Clay

When you accept a blessing from someone, you are giving a blessing in return.

submitted by Guideposts reader Judith Toth Bigham of Nova, Ohio

Complaining and being gracious is like bending over and standing up at the same time. It is impossible.

Author and inspirational speaker Shannon Perry

Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take; the larger kind we feel for what we give.

Poet Edwin Arlington Robinson

I used to jog every day and call it my 'gratitude run.' I'd make my gratitude list as I ran. I never ran out of things to be grateful for. My knees aren't what they used to be, but I still do my gratitude list every day.

musician Sheryl Crow

In the midst of the shopping and the wrapping and the arranging of presents under your tree this Christmas, may you not forget the gifts you cannot yet hold in your hands.

Pastor T.D. Jakes

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.

Guideposts reader Susan J. Decuir

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