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These inspirational quotes about kindness, gratitude and thankfulness could make you a better person

As quote collectors know, a good axiom can turn your week around, and there’s a scientific reason for that.

Coming across an inspirational saying in a book or on your social media feed works as a pattern interrupt, snapping you out of your negative thinking pattern and dropping you onto a more positive track. Add a good visual, and you can commit that maxim to memory.

In the interest of spreading Thankful Moments, here’s a collection some of our favorite quotes about kindness, gratitude and thankfulness.

1. Early 20th century writer and suffragist Margaret Cousins was an early adopter of the Thankful philosophy’s second step: If you feel thankful, say so.

Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary. – Margaret Cousins

2. Between writing plays, speeches, sermons, poems and books, G.K. Chesterton did a lot of thinking. So if anyone would be an expert on the highest form of thought, it’d be him.

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and t