25 Positive Quotes That Will Help Cheer You Up & Remind You To Be Grateful For Today

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There's always going to be some days that are better than others, but it's important to wake up every morning with a positive outlook.

Don't get up and already say it's going to be a bad day. Instead, think about how blessed you are to start fresh everyday and take the time to show the universe gratitude.

There's so much to be grateful for! For example, show gratitude for your friends, family, or even your pets. Taking the time out of your morning to think about what you're grateful for will already have your day off to a great start. 

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According to many studies, gratitude can improve your life in a bunch of ways. When people start appreciating what they have and begin to feel grateful, they become more positive, mental strength is gained and self-esteem is improved.

Being grateful can even help you sleep better! Your days can only get better from showing gratitude and you'll start to see a difference in how you live your life.

If you're learning how to be more positive and appreciate each day we're given on this Earth, here are 25 gratitude quotes to help you feel grateful for today. 

1. When being grateful will bring you more things to be grateful for. 

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” —Zig Ziglar

2. When it's the little things that count the most. 

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” —​Robert Brault

3. When you choose positivity. 

"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life." —Joel Osteen

4. When gratefulness equals happiness. 

"I am happy because I'm grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy." —Will Arnett

5. When being grateful opens doors for you. 

"When you are grateful - when you can see what you have - you unlock blessings to flow in your life." —Suze Orman

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6. When you should live your life to the fullest. 

"I work very hard, and I play very hard. I'm grateful for life. And I live it - I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it." —Maya Angelou

7. When you finally realize how blessed you are. 

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” —​Willie Nelson

8. When you gain clarity from showing gratitude. 

"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity...it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." —​Melody Beattie

9. When each day is a fresh start. 

"This a wonderful day. I've never seen this one before." —Maya Angelou

10. When you don't dwell on the hard times. 

“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” —​Charles Dickens

11. When you make the most of any situation. 

"Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out." —​John Wooden

12. When your life can only get better from being grateful. 

"In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich." —​Dietrich Bonhoeffer

13. When everyday is a special day. 

"In life, one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day--or to celebrate each special day." —Rasheed Ogunlaru

14. When you should always focus on the amazing things you do have. 

"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

15. When you're thankful for everything that comes your way. 

"If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get." —​Frank A. Clark

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16. When gratitude makes you rich in happiness. 

"Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty." —​Doris Day

17. When the world is a beautiful place. 

"As long as this exists, this sunshine and this cloudless sky, and as long as I can enjoy it, how can I be sad?" —​Anne Frank

18. When you have people you love and care about. 

"We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives." — John F. Kennedy

19. When you should be grateful for your best memories. 

"Gratitude is the memory of the heart." —Jean Baptiste Massieu

20. When you realize each day is a blessing. 

"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

21. When you should try and find the beauty in everything. 

"There are always flowers for those who want to see them." —Henri Matisse

22. When you shouldn't take the little things for granted. 

"Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings a day." —Mason Cooley

23. When it's important to know how lucky you are. 

"If you don’t appreciate what you have, you may as well not have it." —​Rosalene Glickman

24. When you count your blessings. 

"You don’t get blessed, and feel blessed. You have to first feel blessed, then the blessings come to you." —​Roman Price

25. When being grateful can also bring peace. 

"The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing." —​Hannah Whitall Smith

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If you’re looking for a little inspiration, we’ve got the best quotes to share and savor. For quotes from the most inspiring celebs, activists, and poets, look no further! You might even find the quote that motivates the best parts of your life (and love!) forever.

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Lauren Margolis is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.