9 Incredibly Inspiring Quotes About Gratitude and Mindfulness With Thanksgiving only a few days away, there’s no better time than the present to talk gratitude. Sometimes life gets busy, things get in the way and the first thing on your mind might not always be thankfulness; and that’s OK. Here are some great quotes to help ease you into that Thanksgiving spirit. Remember, most of the time, the biggest gift you can give those important to you is your appreciation and time.

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.”

— Melody Beattie

“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

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think, with deep gratitude, of those who have lighted the flame within us.”

— Albert Schweitzer

“Thankfulness creates gratitude, which generates contentment that causes peace.”

— Todd Stocker

“I may not be where I want to be, but I’m thankful for not being where I used to be.”

— Habeeb Akande

“Gratitude opens your eyes to the limitless potential of the universe, while dissatisfaction closes your eyes to it.”

— Stephen Richards

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”

— John F. Kennedy

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.”

— Dalai Lama

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

— Albert Einstein