51 thank you quotes to help you say thanks

Want to change your life? Say, thank you!

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The greatest irony of our lives is that we want to succeed but we think of failure. Seriously, we got to stop doing this to ourselves! 😛  We forget the fact that our brain is a network of neurons, which produces vibrations according to our thoughts! Hence, what we think is actually what we get, just like ‘The Secret’ tells us. 😉

But guess what! It’s never too late. If you have the slightest desire to turn your dull and sad life into an optimistic carnival then all you need to do is – be gracious for what you have.

So brighten up because myHoogah is here to shower you with the blessings of these motivational thank you quotes!


Be kinder

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“Let us be kinder to one another.”

If you get into a fight with someone, then take a deep breath, calm down and reciprocate with a constructive sentence.

Huxley was an English writer and a philosopher, renowned for his world-famous dystopian science fiction novel, The brave new world.

Be spiritual

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“Saying thank you is more than good manners, it is good spirituality.”

Say Thank You to yourself because you deserve to be treated with manners.

Alfred was a French academic painter, specialised in portraits and large scale allegorical paintings.

Magical kindness

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“I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.”

Read to a blind person or learn ASL for the deaf.

He was briefly a caretaker on a chicken ranch!


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“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”

Spend some time with yourself and count the positives in your life.

Nelson, a Grammy Award-winning musician was involved in the activism for the use of biofuels and the legalization of marijuana.

Appreciate others

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

Learn to appreciate others, even if they fail, appreciate them for their efforts.

Voltaire was a french enlightenment writer who battled against tyranny, bigotry and cruelty.


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

Get up every morning and say thank you to your parents, your love, your pet or to anyone you think makes you happy.

Proust, a French novelist honoured for his seven-volume novel The Search of Lost Time, succumbed to pneumonia in Paris.


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“Change your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.”

Look into the mirror, smile and appreciate yourself, for all your success and your efforts.

He is an American author, life coach and philanthropist!

Be awake

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

Dare to take risks because that will free your heart from the fear of failure.

Wilder, an American playwright, novelist and a teacher of dramatic literature was the winner of three Pulitzer prizes.

Count your blessings

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“If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would be much happier.”

Be grateful for the smallest things in your life and visualise the ones you want to achieve.

Wooden, nicknamed “Wizard of Westwood”  was an American basketball player!


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“Now and then it is good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”

If you ever feel low, then just think of that moment, be glad that you have it and start dancing to your favourite song.

Apollinaire was a French poet, novelist and a playwright whose work influenced the development of artistic movements like surrealism and cubism.

Little things

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“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.”

Give a chocolate to an underprivileged kid, the smile on his face will melt your heart.

He was an Irish poet, playwright and dramatist. 

Choose wisely

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“God gave us our relatives; thank god we can choose our friends.”

Be thankful for the real friends you have but don’t forget to cut off the ones who make you feel inferior or bad about yourself.

Mumford, an American author from New York City, also painted and illustrated books.


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“Let us be thankful for the fools, but for them, the rest of us could not succeed.”

Acknowledge the fact that every human be it an intellectual or a fool has a role to play in our lives.

Mark Twain was originally named Samuels Clemens!


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“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

Go to your room and skim through your drawers, you will for sure find things you have not used in ages!

Churchill, a British statesman, orator and an author, was also a Prime Minister who brought victory to his country during the second world war.

Watch your words

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“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”

Be kind in your words because they can change a persons attitude towards themselves.

She never saw her mother or sister again after leaving home to become a missionary.

Be helpful

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

The next time you see someone starving for food while you have your deluxe meal, go and feed him/her something.

She became one of the leading humanitarian of the 20th century!

Say thanks!

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“For all that has been – thanks. For all that shall be – yes.”

Watch your emotions when you give something to the needy. You will feel a sense of upliftment!

He distinguished himself in languages, literature, philosophy and law before getting a PhD in economics.

Be compassionate

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“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”

Create an aura of kindness around you, by your kind gestures, polite words and a helping hand.

Steve, an Internet radio commentator and a motivational speaker, is also the author of Life, The Truth and Being Free.

Happy giving

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“Happiness does not result from what we get, but from what we give.”

Plant a tree on the first day of every year and give nature the gift of healing.

Dr. Carson reportedly wanted to begin a career in television after he retired from Johns Hopkins University!

Pleasure of gifting

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“Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not for the merits of who receives them.”

Seek contentment by surprising your friend and capturing the jubilant expressions of his face.

Zafon, a Spanish novelist is famed for his astounding novel The Shadow of The Wind.


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“You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.”

Be selfless when you love.

Carmichael prolifically wrote about 40 books.


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“For it is in giving that we receive.”

Count the blessings you receive from the person you gift something.

Francis of Assisi, an Italian friar was the leader of the movement of evangelistic poverty.

Love your life

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“Thank you, God, for this good life, and forgive us if we do not love it enough.”

Start looking at what you have and not what you could have.

Garrison, an American author and humorist, is the creator of Minnesota Public Radio show.

Humble heart

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“O Lord, who lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.”

Every morning, stay in your bed for two more minutes and thank god for another beautiful day he has blessed you with.

Shakespeare, the greatest playwright of his times, was the favourite of King James I.

Being thankful

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“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.”

Let thank-you come to you as easy as breathing!

She is the FIRST black woman billionaire.


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“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”

Thank your mother for bringing you into this beautiful world!

Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was the preserver of the union during the American civil war.

Cry for good

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“The best place to cry is on a mother’s arm.”

Run to your mom and give her a hug of thanks for always being there for you! 

Jodi, an American writer, who was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003, is also the writer of DC Comics series of Wonder Woman (vol 3).

Treasure of friendship

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“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.”

Randomly call on your friends and tell them why they matter to you.

Aquinas was a renowned theologian, philosopher and a poet.

True friendship

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“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”

Embrace your friends, hug them, kiss them and let them know how important they are to you.

Winchell, a journalist and a broadcaster, had served in the US Navy for two years during the world war I.

Help with love

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“I get by with a little help from my friends.”

An ice cream with a friend is enough to cheer you up! 

The Beatles were an English rock band, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney.


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“A friend is what the heart needs all the time.”

Say thank you to your close friends! They should know that you aren’t taking them for granted! 

Dyke, a graduate of Princeton University, professor at the University of Paris, was an author, educator, clergymen and classmate of President Wilson!


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“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge and wisdom in the pupils.”

Search for your teachers on social media and drop a message to know how they are and thank them for everything! 

Garrison was an author and a teacher whose quotes gained immense popularity amongst educational institutions.

Get influenced by good

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“A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.”

Discuss your failures and success with your teachers, they will help you without judging.

Henry Adams is the author of an outstanding autobiography of Western Literature, The Education of Henry Adams.

Be optimistic

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“It takes a big heart to help shape minds. Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.”

Apologize for the times you seriously ridiculed a teacher and thank god for the gems you have.

Colleen is an artist living in Hawaii, who paints acrylics on canvas paintings, designs on surfboards and accessories.


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“Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world.”

Thank god for anything and everything you have learned till now!

Nelson Mandela, born to the Thembu royal family in Mvezo was the former president of South Africa and an anti-apartheid revolutionary.

The joy of learning

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“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”

In summer holidays, take out some time and visit your school.

He renounced his German citizenship when he was 16.


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“25 million veterans are living among us today. These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us.”

Pay a tribute to the soldiers who guard our borders, so that we can sleep peacefully.

Steve Buyer had also served as an Army officer for three years after graduating from the law school.

Be thankful

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“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is ‘thank you,’ it will be enough.”

Thank god for the all that he has given you!

Eckhart wrote extensively on metaphysics and spiritual psychology.

Be gracious

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“I have a very unusual sensation- if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.”

Stop being jealous and try to be so kind that you forget to hate.

He was a British statesman and a novelist who provided the conservative party with the two-fold policy of democracy and imperialism.


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

Make saying thank you an integral part of your life.

Arthur, an often quoted writer of inspirational maxims, was the member of the American College Public Relations Association.


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“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”

Once in a year go to an orphanage and donate whatever you can.

James Mathew was a Scottish dramatist acclaimed for writing the play Peter Pan.

Follow your heart

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“Gratitude is the memory of the heart.”

Leave an impression of kindness and not luxury on people.

Massiue was a French Bishop who was politically active during the French Revolution.

Best out of waste

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“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.”

Be gracious to god for whatever he has blessed you with and try to use it in the best way possible.

Hemingway was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1954.

Attitude of gratitude

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“A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.”

Take a moment, look around yourself, at the trees, the flowers, your home, cars, buildings, and feel blessed to have them.

Wilkinson is a Christian teacher and an author, who launched ‘ Walk Thru the Bible ‘ in 1976.

Fall in love

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“When we focus on our gratitude the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.”

Don’t increase the already growing materialism in the society rather increase the diminishing kindness in it!

Kristin is the most esteemed US women cyclists who won three Olympic gold medals, two world championships and six US National Championships.


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“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

Thank the auto driver who drops you to your home every day, the smile on his face will make you happy too.

Chesterton was the greatest writer of the 20th century with an exuberant personality and rotund figure.


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“Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.”

Never show off the charity you do, rather focus on the satisfaction you gain while you do it.

Frankfurter, born into a Jewish family was the former associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1939-1962.

Be courteous

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“Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.”

Make way for others, God will make it for you.

Maritian, a roman Catholic philosopher, was renowned for his interpretation of the Thomist philosophy.

Cause of gratitude

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“You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.”

Thank God, even for the failures you encounter in your life because they make you strong.

Buddha, a mendicant, philosopher and a spiritual teacher was the founder of the world religion, Buddhism.

Make some noise

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“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.”

Thank whoever does anything for you! 

Gladys Bertha Stern wrote her first novel, Pantomime, in 1914.


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“You won’t be happy with more until you’re happy with what you’ve got.”

Be glad for what you have because when you are glad God gives you more.

Viki King, a film consultant and an author is a leading advisor of luminaries in the entertainment industry.

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