Sometimes it can be difficult to put our thoughts on paper. We’ve all struggled at times to find the right words to say when thanking family, friends, or associates. So, If you need a little help getting beyond, “Thanks so much…,” you’re in the right place. As a written message, wishes, quotes of thanks is one of the most heartfelt and meaningful ways to express gratitude. We hope it adds to the feel-good factor of putting your thanks in writing.

“Thank you for being the reason I smile.” —Anonymous

“Here’s to those who inspire you and don’t even know it.” —Anonymous

“Thank you for being you.” —Anonymous

“Let us be kinder to one another.” —Aldous Huxley

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

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” —JFK

“You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.” —Anonymous

“A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.” —Bruce Wilkinson

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” —Cicero

“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

“Gratitude is the open door to abundance.” —Anonymous

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” —Aesop

“I appreciate you more because of the road I’ve traveled. My story brought me to you and I wouldn’t revise a word of my past if it led me anywhere but to your door.” —Aaron Polson

“Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life and you’ll find that you have more of it.” —Ralph Marston

I know you spent a lot of time picking out the perfect gift for me and I feel blessed to have such a thoughtful friend in my life.

Thank you for hosting my event, my day just wouldn’t have been the same without you!

Thank you for putting a roof over my head this weekend, it was so kind to invite me into your home..

Do you have to train to be so amazing? Because you are definitely the best friend anyone could ask for!

I don’t say it enough, but I just wanted to say thank you for always having my back.

You know all my secrets and weird quirks, yet you’re still my bestie. Thank you.

You are my angel, thank you for your kindness and compassion.

How did you become so wise? Thanks again for all of your advice.

Thank you for helping me through that difficult time. If you ever need a shoulder to cry on, I have two for you.

Words can’t even express my thanks, but I hope this gift will help show you how grateful I am for a friend like you.

You are a ray of sunshine to me and everyone else around. Thank you for brightening my day!

Just when I thought I couldn’t love you more, you did that. Thank you for being so amazing!

Thank you for being such a great leader. The other team members and I are really inspired by your actions.

Thank you for the opportunity to work here. I will do my very best to exceed your expectations of my abilities.

Thanks for your attention on the matter.

I want to express my gratitude for everything that you’ve helped me achieve here.

I appreciate your hard work and want you to know it doesn’t go unnoticed.

Thanks a lot for your help – I couldn’t have done it without you!

My heartfelt thanks to you for being there during my time of need. My love to you and yours.

Your friendship means the world to me. Just wanted to let you know.

Kindly receive my infinite gratitude for accepting my faults as part of my being. For your sincerity, thank you.

Please accept my thanks for all that you have done to help us. We appreciate you.

For the incomparable love, care and support you gave in my trying moments, I say thank you for becoming a friend without minding my faults.

The most invaluable asset I have is a gift of your friendship. Your friendship has rewarded me with love, understanding, and support; thank you.

I like you because you’re weird and we’re weird together! Thanks for being an awesome friend.

Here is a little thank you from me to you, a thank you for just being you.

Whenever anything happens, the first thing I think of is telling you. That’s the sign of an awesome friend.

You have always been kind and generous, but today your gesture was awesome. Thank you.

Thank you for everything you have done, and I know that all of us adore you.

I want to thank you for your love, patience , and kindness in all things you say and do.

I thank you for teaching me what it means to be who I am and hold my head up high.

You are the best. I’m so very glad I’m friends with you.

I am aware it is a big challenge for you to be on my side, but you never mention it. I’m so thankful!

You have been the only static thing in the crests and troughs of my life. Thank you, sweetheart.

You have been generous and gracious always. Thank you for being so supportive.

These thank you words are coming from the bottom of my heart for all that you have done for me.

Your presence made my day even more special. Thank you.

I appreciate having the opportunity to speak with you today about the [job title] position at [company name].

Thank you for speaking with me about the [job title] position at [company name].

I really appreciate the reference you gave to [company name] on my behalf.

Thank you very much for recommending me for the position.

“Wow! We are so touched by your generous wedding gift. The place settings will be used and enjoyed often—and we’ll think of you every time.”

“Thank you for adding to the joy of our wedding with your warm wishes and thoughtful gift. We love the candlesticks and how they look on our hall table.”

“Thank you for the adorable fire engine sleeper and bib for Ben. You put a smile in our hearts. Can’t wait to send you a picture of him wearing it!”

“From the bottom of my heart, thank you for organizing the group gift of the car seat and stroller for my baby shower. You shouldn’t have. (But it’s so nice you did!)”

“Thank you for the e-reader! I’m already using it and loving it. I really appreciate you thinking of me on my graduation.”

“I so appreciate your thoughtful graduation gift to me. The watch is beautiful, and it almost makes me look like a real grown-up when I wear it Thank you so much. You’re the best!”

“I just used the birthday money you sent toward a new power sander. I’m really excited to start using it. Thanks so much for making it happen!”

“This has been a challenging time, and I appreciate you so much.”

“For all the little and big ways you’ve pitched in…thanks!”

“You always know how to make life brighter for everyone you know.”

“There was nothing random about your acts of kindness. Thank you for all you have done.”

“A big thank-you to you both for letting me crash at your place (again) during the conference. You always make me feel just like family.”

“Thanks for the great time…and the great memories.”

“What a great party! You really know how to make good times happen. Thank you for letting me be part of it.”

“I didn’t want to leave. Don’t let that scare you—I promise not to show up all packed and ready to move in. It’s tempting, though.”

“You spoiled me rotten! The delicious food. The comfy bed. The company. The fun. Thanks for everything!”

“I felt like Goldilocks. Everything was JUST RIGHT.”

“Thank you so much for inviting me to interview for your open account specialist position. I truly appreciate the time you took to talk with me about this opportunity and the company. I enjoyed learning more about your work group and how I might fit into that team. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any follow-up questions you might have. I hope to talk with you again soon.”

Thank you for your help. Please accept this card as a symbol of my sincere gratitude for everything you’ve done.

The gift of your help/time/support means more than anything money can buy. I really appreciate all that you’ve done and hope this card provides a small token of my gratitude. Thanks!

You are a rare kind of generous. I’m having a hard time putting my gratitude into words but I hope you know how much I appreciate all of your help. Thank you so much.

You have given me the gift of encouragement and hope in a difficult time. I am so grateful for your support. Thanks for being there for me.

Thank you for celebrating all of the exciting moments of life with me. I can’t imagine not having you in my wedding or by my side when I hold a little human in my arms.

I wanted to thank you but then I realized I don’t know where to begin. So, I just wanted to say that there are so many things I couldn’t have done without you.

The more time I spent with you I realized what a wonderful person you are! I thank you for everything you have done for me.

You saved my life, big time. I owe you a whole lot more than just a thank you for helping me out!

They say it takes a village, and you’re part of that village. Thank you for helping me when I needed it.

“I feel a very unusual sensation—if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.” —Benjamin Disraeli

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” —Oscar Wilde

“God gave us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends.” —Ethel Watts Mumford

“There’s always something to be thankful for. If you can’t pay your bills, you can be thankful you’re not one of your creditors.” —Anonymous

“You put the you in thank you!” —Anonymous

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” —Winston Churchill

“There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.” —Helen Keller

“It’s not about how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” —Mother Teresa

“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” —Ben Carson

“Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not the merits of who receives them.” ?Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

“For it is in giving that we receive.” — Francis of Assisi

“Thank you God for everything in my life. The good and the bad. Some were blessings and some were lessons.” —Anonymous

“Thank you, dear God, for this good life, and forgive us if we do not love it enough.” —Garrison Keillor

“Thank you God for all your blessings to me and my family. For the strength you give me each day and for all the people around me who make life more meaningful…” —Anonymous

“What I have done is worthy of nothing but silence and forgetfulness, but what God has done for me is worthy of everlasting and thankful memory.” —Joseph Hall

“Thanks for never asking for reasons or explanations when all I wanted was a long hug and a few laughs.” —Anonymous

“Dear Mom, thanks for always being there for me, loving me, caring for me. No one can ever replace you in my heart.” —Anonymous

“Thank you Mom for letting me grow my own wings, for letting me fly, for catching me when I fall, for letting me stand when I can’t and for assuring me I can fly again. I soared even higher mom, simply because you believed.” —Anonymous

“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” —Washington Irving

“Mom, had I listened to your advice, I’d have been at a better place today. Now, I promise to live a life, which drives that regret away. Thanks for putting up with me all these years…” —Anonymous

“Mom, thank you for all that you’ve done and still do. I do love you and no one can replace my love to you.” —Anonymous

“Mom, thank you for always being there for me. Not just when I needed you, but for when I needed you most.” —Anonymous

“I love you Mom. No matter what we go through and no matter how much we argue, I know in the end, you’ll always be there for me. Thank you.” —Anonymous

“The best kind of people are the ones that come into your life and make you see the sun where you once saw clouds. The people that believe in you so much, you start to believe in you too. The people that love you, simply for being you. The once in a lifetime kind of people.” —Anonymous

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” —Walter Winchell

“Your friendship is a special gift. Generously given, happily accepted and deeply appreciated!” —Anonymous

“The best teachers teach from the heart not from the book.” —Anonymous

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” —Japanese Proverb

A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Henry Adams

“The influence of a teacher can never be erased.” —Anonymous

“We may not remember everything you said, but we will remember how special you made us feel. Thank you.” —Anonymous

“Thank you Veteran… For stepping forward when others step back. For placing yourself between us and danger. For serving our country. For protecting our freedoms.” —Anonymous

“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” —Anonymous

“Thank you to all our military personnel for the sacrifices you have made for our freedom.” —Anonymous

“I would thank you from the bottom of my heart, but for you my heart has no bottom.” —Anonymous

“Home of the free, because of the brave. Thank you.” —Anonymous

“In memory of many, in honor of all, thank you.” —Anonymous

“Freedom isn’t free. Thank you for your service.” —Anonymous

Sending a handwritten thank-you note says that you went out of your way to sit down and write a special message to someone who deserves it. Maybe you can’t repay your recipient for the nice thing he or she has done, but you can reflect the thoughtfulness with the time and care you put into writing.