Thank You Messages for Thank You Notes

Thank you messages that contain quotes about gratitude

can enhance

the significance of a thank you note. Use the quotation as the main message and add a personal note, or underscore a thank you with an appropriate quote after your signature.

Either way, thank you notes that incorporate a quotation will live on.

Don’t be surprised to see the quote (and your note!) tacked to a bulletin board or stuck to a refrigerator.

Check out these thank you quotes from thinkers past and present.

Thank You Messages

  • “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher

  • “To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” – Johannes A. Gaertner

  • “Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insuating and insidious something that elicits secrets from us just like love or liquor.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  • “Let never day nor night unhallowed pass, but still remember what the Lord hath done.” – William Shakespeare

  • “Like when I’m in the bathroom looking at my toilet paper, I’m like ‘Wow! That’s toilet paper?’ I don’t know if we appreciate how much we have.” – Alicia Silverstone

  • “Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement—and we will make the goal.” – Jerome P. Fleishman


  • “Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?” – Elbert Hofstadter

  • “You never miss them until they’re loving someone else.” – Greg Evans

  • “Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.” – Lionel Hampton

  • “I don’t like it when people on the street say ‘smile’ or ‘cheer up.’ It’s a real cheap line. I’m feeling good. I’m feeling real grateful for everything. It’s a solid time in my life. When people say I look sad, they’re wrong.” – Nicolas Cage

  • “Whatever I am offered in devotion with a pure heart—a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water—I accept with joy.” – Bhagavad Gita

  • “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie

  • “Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not.” – James Russel Lowell

Check out the following pages for more cool thank you sayings and thank you quotes .

Or, if you’d prefer, we’ve included a number of thank you phrases to jump start your creativity and help you write thank you notes your own.

Happy writing, and thanks for visiting our thank you messages page!

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