Funny Gratitude Quotes for the Win!
Are you looking for a way to add a little lightheartedness to your day or your next family celebration? Whether you are preparing the Thanksgiving Dinner feast or getting ready for other holiday gatherings, you can have an attitude of gratitude by sharing these quotes with your family and friends.
This collection of funny gratitude quotes comes from a variety of sources including well-known authors, celebrities, and famous personalities. Hopefully, you can explore the humorous side of gratitude and laugh while enjoying the good times together.
These quotes can also enhance the expression of appreciation in our daily lives too. It certainly seems like now, we are all in need of some laughter. So, if you are looking for a fresh take on gratitude, you’ve come to the right place.
Favorite Gratitude Quotes to Express Gratitude
These quotes remind us that gratitude can be a source of joy and amusement. (There are days I know how Mark Twain feels.)
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton
“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
“I’m thankful for every moment.” – Al Green
“The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog” – Mark Twain
“I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual.” – Henry David Thoreau
“The thankful receiver, bears a plentiful harvest” – William Blake
“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are charming gardeners who make our souls blossom” – Marcel Proust
”When I started counting my blessings, my life turned around” – Willie Nelson
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life” – Melody Beattie
Funny Thanksgiving Quotes
These quotes about Thanksgiving Day and funny gratitude quotes can become a new Thanksgiving tradition. You could read some of them while everyone is enjoying their slice of pumpkin pie after Thanksgiving dinner.
“I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage” – Erma Bombeck
“There is no such thing as fun for the whole family” – Jerry Seinfeld
“I feel a very unusual sensation—if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.” – Benjamin Disraeli
“Some people care too much. I think it is called love.” – A.A. Milne
“What if, today, we were grateful for everything?” – Charlie Brown
“Rest and be thankful” – Anonymous
“I’m thankful for the three L’s: Laughter, love, and leftovers!” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Gratitude is like humor – it’s best served with a side of sarcasm.” – George Carlin
Funny Gratitude Quotes from Famous People
“I’m grateful for my iPhone. Without it, how would I know who to be jealous of?” – Conan O’Brien
“Gratitude is a tricky emotion. To really feel it, you have to give up any hope of controlling everything.” – Amy Poehler
“I’m thankful for my funny bone – otherwise, I’d just be a regular ol’ skeleton.” – Tina Fey
“Gratitude is the key to finding the funny in life. That and a good sense of humor.” – Will Ferrell
“I’m thankful for my dog. He’s the only one who truly understands my jokes!” – Jimmy Fallon
“Gratitude turns what we have into enough. And by ‘enough,’ I mean more memes.” – Mindy Kaling
“I’m thankful for those who laugh at my jokes, even when they’re not funny. You’re the real MVPs!” – Kevin Hart
“Gratitude is the secret ingredient in the recipe for a joyful life – along with a dash of laughter, of course!” – Betty White
Some Quotes to Get You Through Turkey Day
And these are the quotes you need to get you through the rough times of any family gatherings. (You know while you are muttering to yourself while you wrap turkey leftovers for people to take home.)
“Hey, how about at Thanksgiving we just eat a lot?’ ‘But we do that every day!’ ‘Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?’”—Jim Gaffigan
“Some families bear an enormous crop of nuts” -Wayne Huizenga
“Thanksgiving is an emotional time. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they see only once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.” – Johnny Carson
Feeling grateful is great, but feeling grateful and laughing at the same time? That’s a whole new level!
A Few Inspirational Gratitude Quotes
“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
“Be present in all things, and grateful in all things” – Maya Angelou
”Start each day with a positive thought, and a grateful heart” – Roy T. Bennett
Some Quotes and Jokes Your Kids Might Think Are Funny
If your kids are in elementary school, they might appreciate these “50 Funny Turkey Jokes for Kids”. If they are a little or a lot older, they might like the rest of these:
“I haven’t even finished eating all of my Halloween candy!” — Sally Brown, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving”
“I can’t cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal, maybe toast.” — Charlie Brown, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving”
“You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out.” — Jay Leno
“Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.” — Kevin James
“Thank you, the day after Thanksgiving, or as the makers of sweatpants call it, ‘the busy season.'” — Jimmy Fallon
“My cooking was so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.” — Phyllis Diller
“Did you nap after eating the Thanksgiving meal? Or did you pass out like you were shot by a tranquilizer gun?” — Jim Gaffigan
Being Grateful is a Good Thing
Gratitude is essential in our lives, and it’s even better when we can approach it with a sense of humor. You can use these funny quotes to serve as a reminder to appreciate life’s moments and find joy in the simple things.
Laughing with family or your best friends can help you have a deeper appreciation for the little things in life. So, don’t forget to laugh while expressing your gratitude.
Keep laughing, keep appreciating, and keep spreading the joy of gratitude!
Gratitude with a Touch of Humor – FAQs
Can humor and gratitude go hand in hand?
Yes! Humor and gratitude make a fantastic pair.
Laughter brings joy and lightheartedness to the gratitude process, reminding us not to take life too seriously.
Are there any scientific benefits to incorporating humor into gratitude?
Indeed! Numerous studies have shown that laughter and humor positively impact our physical and mental well-being. When combined with gratitude, humor can enhance the experience and yield even greater benefits.
Laughter and humor can improve our immune system, relieve pain, reduce stress hormones, and boost mood. So, embracing laughter while expressing gratitude can lead to a range of health benefits.
Is it okay to laugh while expressing gratitude for serious matters?
Of course it is. Laughter doesn’t diminish the seriousness or depth of our gratitude.
Sometimes, even in challenging situations (especially in these situations!), finding humor can be a coping mechanism that helps us through tough times. Laughter allows us to find silver linings and approach difficult circumstances with a more positive attitude.
Can everyone appreciate humor in gratitude the same way?
No, everyone has their own sense of humor. What brings laughter and joy to one person may not have the same effect on another.
How can I practice gratitude with humor?
Practicing gratitude with humor is simple. You can start by finding funny gratitude quotes, jokes, or anecdotes that resonate with you personally.
More Thoughts on Gratitude:
Gratitude plays a crucial role in our lives by shifting our focus towards the positive aspects and fostering a sense of appreciation. It helps us acknowledge the goodness around us, enhances our overall well-being, and strengthens relationships.
Additionally, practicing gratitude can improve our mental health, reduce stress, and increase happiness. Try to incorporate humor into your daily gratitude routine by writing down moments that made you laugh and expressing gratitude for them.
You can also share funny stories or jokes with loved ones during conversations centered around gratitude.
Here are more ways to help your family practice gratitude this year
7 Fun Gratitude Printable Worksheets/Games for Thanksgiving Celebrations – Get a ready to use Gratitude Workbook for your family celebration!
Family Gratitude Quotes
Remember, gratitude doesn’t always have to be serious – it can be funny, quirky, and make the holidays all the more enjoyable. I hope you enjoy the season!
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