75 Blessed Quotes to Help You Appreciate The Good Things in Life

Sometimes we get lost in negative thoughts.

About what went wrong. About what we lack. And about the less fun parts of life at this time.

If you’re in such a place today – or just want to start or finish your day in a positive way – then I hope these 75 blessed quotes will help you out.

And open your eyes, shift your perspective to all the small and bigger good things and blessings you still have in your life.

And if you want even more blessings and count your blessings quotes then check out this post with good morning blessings and this one filled with new week blessings.

Inspirational Blessed Quotes

A couple on a floating slip in a lake with a house in the background.

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”
– Marcus Aurelius

“You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.”
– Elizabeth Gilbert

“More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.”
– Roy T. Bennett

“A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.”
– Charles Kingsley

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”
– William Arthur Ward

“Gratitude lifts our eyes off the things we lack so we might see the blessings we possess.”
– Max Lucado

“It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is these two blessed things that can begin to heal all broken hearts.”
– Steve Maraboli

“Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.”
– William Arthur Ward

“On this blessed day enjoy the striking wonder of the nature around you. The love of the people in your life. And how they all together make this a beautiful life.”
– Eloise Dunn

A couple sitting on a dock looking out over a lake.

“Count your blessings. A grateful heart attracts more joy, love, and prosperity.”
– Cheryl Richardson

“I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends, and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.”
– Lil’ Kim

“Forget the past. Embrace the hope and the courage I know is within you. Do what makes you happy and enjoy every moment and small blessing as best you can.”
– Jake Bosworth

“Before I go to bed, I thank God for blessing me with all the things he blessed me with, and for my family to be safe.”
– Lauren Alaina

“We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.”
– Neal A. Maxwell

“Stay positive, believe in yourself and trust in God. You have everything you need to make your hopes and dreams come true on this blessed week.”
– Franklin Farr

“The most important blessings in life are often simple things like hanging out with friends and family, having some fun and enjoying nature or a good meal. Not just achieving your dreams.”
– Lev Stone

“Let there be music and laughter and food, generous blessings and warm gratitude. Let there be joy in our moments together. Let there be family… whose love is forever.”
– Jeannie Hund

“Start the day with kindness towards yourself. Talk to yourself lovingly and shut down your inner critic quickly. Then extend that kindness to your family, your friends and your co-workers. This is a simple way to bless yourself and the people you hold dear with more love.”
– Dina Shipley

“I think that real friendship always makes us feel such sweet gratitude, because the world almost always seems like a very hard desert, and the flowers that grow there seem to grow against such high odds.”
– Stephen King

A man sitting under a tree surrounded by butterflies.

“When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness… all the good things.”
– Maya Angelou

Blessed Quotes on Gratitude for the Little Things

“Thank you for all the small and perfect moments you have given me, for every good and perfect gift of love.”
– Rip Miller

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.”
– Camille Pissarro

“Through the eyes of gratitude, everything is a miracle.”
– Mary Davis

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”
– Brian Tracy

“Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one’s voice.”
– Joseph B. Wirthlin

“If we could spend time counting our blessings, one by one, rather than obsessing on our obstacles, we would realize how blessed we are, truly.”
– Joan Ambu

“God bless you, and give you health, happiness, and hope, the real comforters of this nether world.”
– Thomas Jefferson

“God gave you a gift of 84,600 seconds today. Have you used one of them to say thank you?”
– William Arthur Ward

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”
– Eckart Tolle

A painting of a valley with a river.

“Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment.”
– Thich Nhat Hanh

“Be open to the blessings you may encounter this week. Otherwise you may miss them and your mood and outlook could turn negative for no real reason at all.”
– Janet Rowe

“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.”
– Henry Ward Beecher

“May the Lord bless you with love and kindness this week. And be sure to appreciate your abundant blessings in life.”
– Anne Sonder

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness—it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.”
– Brené Brown

“In the end, maybe it’s wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.”
– Elizabeth Gilbert

“Always remember to forget the troubles that passed away. But never forget to remember the blessings that come each day.”
– Irish Proverb

Smart and Insightful Blessed Quotes

“Those born to wealth, and who have the means of gratifying every wish, know not what is the real happiness of life, just as those who have been tossed on the stormy waters of the ocean on a few frail planks can alone realize the blessings of fair weather.”
– Alexandre Dumas

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

“When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place.”
– C.S. Lewis

“You have the power within to live a blessed life or one without many blessings. It all comes down to your perspective upon things.”
– Rip Miller

A painting of a man sitting by a river reading a book.

“Some of your greatest blessings come with patience.”
– Warren Wiersbe

“The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.”
– William Penn

“Today, listen more than you talk. Give more than you take. Smile more than you frown. Give the blessings you want to receive.”
– Jan Starling

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
– Epicurus

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

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”
– W.T. Purkiser

“Blessed is he who has learned to laugh at himself for he shall never cease to be entertained.”
– John Boswell

“May your day be filled with peace and happiness. To make it so, make sure to fill other people’s lives with what you want to receive.”
– Jessie Bayliss

“Blessings sometimes show up in unrecognizable disguises.”
– Janette Oke

“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.”
– Germany Kent

Blessed Quotes for Motivation

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“I think in every lesson there’s a blessing, and there’s so many blessings from all the lessons I’ve had to go through in life.”
– Alonzo Mourning

“When I think of how many people in this world have it worse than I do, I realize just how blessed I really am… and I have to give thanks.”
– Shannan Lea

“Every new day is a sacred gift so make the best of it, the most of it. Do your best.”
– Rip Miller

“When people are blessed they discover that their lives matter, that there is something in them worthy of blessing.”
– Rachel Naomi Remen

“Free yourself from the complexities and drama of your life. Simplify. Look within. Within ourselves we all have the gifts and talents we need to fulfill the purpose we’ve been blessed with.”
– Steve Maraboli

“My life has been a blessing. I’m grateful for everything I do have and the places I’m going and the things I’ve seen.”
– Leah LaBelle

“Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all that you want.”
– Jim Rohn

“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

“I know you’ll have a very successful week. So stay focused, learn from your setbacks and keep taking action to go where you want to go.”
– Rip Miller

“When life is hard and storms are raging, this is the most important time to count your blessings – no matter small or big – to refuel your motivation and to keep going.”
– Bryan Stevens

Short Blessed Quotes

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”
– Henry David Thoreau

“Let the heavenly lights of the Lord bless you, guide you and keep you on the right path.”
– Eloise Green

“The ripples of the kind heart are the highest blessings of the Universe.”
– Amit Ray

“To multiply your joy, count your blessings.”
– J. B. Priestley

“The greatest wealth is, in the end, good health and the love you keep in your life.”
– Rip Miller

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.
– Alphonse Karr

“The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.”
– Bennett Cerf

“What a blessing it is to have someone to call a friend, without any hesitation.”
– Amie Doyen

“Every day send some blessings to the world. Let there be flow of love”
– Amit Ray

“An attitude of gratitude is an easy way to make this a great day.”
– Dina Shipley

“This week, overflowing with abundant blessings and opportunities, go out there and make things happen!”
– Rip Miller

“You will be blessed the moment you realize you already are.”
– Bryant McGill

“The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep.”
– Rumi

“I’m too grateful to be hateful. I am too blessed to be stressed.”
– El DeBarge

“Cherish and appreciate your loved ones but don’t forget to tell them how much you cherish them.”
– Brent Anderson

“There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.”
– Aaron Lauritsen

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”
– Maya Angelou

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Henrik Edberg is the creator of the Positivity Blog and has written weekly articles here since 2006. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Gothenburg and has been featured on Lifehacker, HuffPost and Paulo Coelho’s blog. Click here to learn more…

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