Thank you Messages – One of the most telling signs of a person’s manners is how they address thank-you opportunities. Here are some suggestions for how to make your thank you card messages stand out from the crowd.
Thoughtful Thank You Messages and Sayings
When someone sends you a wonderful gift on your birthday, wedding, graduation day, or any other occasion, you feel obliged to say thank you. A beautiful wish needs to be reciprocated in an equally beautiful way. A generous gift of money also needs equal attention and appreciation! When someone helps you in your time of need, you cannot imagine forgetting it.
Make sure such people get a message of thanks and appreciation from your end. It can go a long way in strengthening your relationship and bond, whether a friend or a relative. Thankful people are appreciated. Not to mention that they will also be inspired to continue wishing you the best in the future too!
Here are some beautiful ways to say “thank you” to someone showing such a gesture! Here are some of our favorites.
Many times people help you in ways that can mean much more than monetary support. If you found their support invaluable at a difficult time, don’t forget to send them a thank you message! When writing gift thank you’s, consider these messages for a card.
1.) I am grateful to you for your generosity. You made a big difference with the help. I would like to say that you are so thoughtful and caring!
2.) We would like you to accept our gratitude for everything you did in our family crisis. I cannot find the right words to express my thanks. I am really thankful to have a friend like you!
3.) Your help came at a time when I needed a lot of encouragement. Thanks for being there and for all the care and help!
4.) The time and help you gifted us were invaluable. This card is just a small token of how grateful we are for your support! Thank you!
5.) I want to tell you that I am lucky to have you in my life. Thanks for all the support, even when you are already so busy. It is almost impossible to find a friend like you!
6.) You gave us the gift of hope and encouragement in our difficult times. I will always be grateful to you. Thanks for everything!
7.) I am deeply touched and grateful for what you did. You were so thoughtful and generous. Thank you for your help and concern!
8.) A thank you seems to be nothing compared to what you did. We are deeply touched and feel lucky to have you in our lives.
You may enjoy our collection of Words of Thanks.
Appreciation For Hospitality
Generous hospitality may not always be reciprocated in the same way. However, you can always show your appreciation to someone who invited you to a really amazing occasion. Here are some examples.
9.) Thank you for inviting me to the occasion. I am so happy to have met so many amazing people.
10.) I would like to thank you for inviting me to your party. It was so great being with you and your family. The dinner was wonderful, especially the veal and the wine. I will be looking forward to meeting you again!
11.) Thank you for inviting us to your birthday celebrations. It was so much fun, and the food was so delicious, and the service was amazing. Again, I would like to thank you for a great time!
Expressing Gratitude For Gifts
When someone does something for you, it is natural to show your appreciation and do something in return. You can send a ‘thank you’ message to show that gratitude for special, personalized gifts! Let them know how you feel about the gift. Use a card to write on, tell them in person or write a note.
12.) Thank you for the wonderful gift! Only someone with such great taste could have thought of it. You have a great sense of style, and it was also a really generous gesture!
13.) I would like to express my gratitude and thanks for the wonderful gift. I’ll likely spend my whole life loving it. The gesture really made me feel blessed.
14.) It’s magical that you knew what I wanted, but I didn’t know it. Maybe you have magical gift-judging powers! Thank you so much!
15.) Wow! I want to tell you how grateful I am for the gift and want you to know that it didn’t go unnoticed. It’s good to know someone generous like you! Thanks for an amazing gift!
Grateful Thank You Messages
16.) I was shocked and touched when I opened your gift! I feel so grateful to have you as a friend! Thank you so much!
17.) I think you must be really crazy or too generous when you thought of giving this gift to me. I know you are not crazy! So thanks for the generosity!
18.) Your gift is so perfect that I myself couldn’t have come up with something better! I am grateful to have a friend who knows me so well!
19.) I want you to know that giving such a gift is illegal, and I fear that you will be soon be arrested! Just kidding! Thank you for the wonderful gift and your great generosity!
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The Thank You Card
20.) I felt so special when I opened your gift! It was clear to me how much time and thought you put into it. Thank you!
21.) I never knew you to be so thoughtful and generous! Just kidding! Your qualities really shone through your gift. It was simply amazing. Thank you!
22.) Thank you for the gift. It was something that was much needed. The moment I opened your gift, I knew that you are the kind of thoughtful person to come up with such an idea!
23.) Yours was one of the best presents! I am amazed to realize that you know me so well. It was the perfect gift for me! Thank you!
For Birthday Wishes
When someone sends you wonderful birthday wishes, you would naturally want to say a thank you. Make sure you say so in a beautiful way!
24.) Thank you for your wishes on my birthday! They will be my keepsake, a reminder of all the beautiful memories! Thank you again!
25.) Food wouldn’t be great without salt. And so was my birthday without your wishes! Thanks for adding the salt to my life!
26.) Thank you for a message that was sweet and priceless! You have always been so caring and loving!
27.) You know my birthday may have lasted just a day, but your wishes will make me feel special for a long time! Thank you for your wonderful wishes.
28.) Your wishes were so beautiful and sweet! They were so special and made me believe more strongly in the value of friendship! Thank you for the wonderful birthday wishes!
29.) Your wishes were all that I needed to have such a special birthday! Thank you for being such a special friend!
30.) Thanks for your incredible birthday wishes! I don’t think that I have gotten another year older. I see it as another year of living with friends like you! Thanks again!
31.) Your words made my birthday even more special. I was blown away by your wonderful wishes. I think it will almost be impossible for me to replicate the warmth you showed me! Thank you for the birthday wishes!
Appreciation For Gift Of Money Or Gift Cards
It is rare to get a gift of cash or a gift card on your birthday, wedding, or other occasion. But when you do, make sure to let them know how much it mattered to you.
32.) Thank you for the generous gift at my wedding and for being there on my special day! I will always remember this beautiful gesture!
33.) Your gift on my birthday was really a generous and thoughtful gesture! I have had my eye on a new ______, and I will buy it with the money you sent! Thank you for your wonderful gift!
34.) A big thank you for such a generous wedding gift! I am so thrilled, and now I will be able to buy ____ I had my eye on. I want you to come over sometime to check it! Thank you again!
35.) Thank you for your generous gift on my birthday! I want you to know that it will be of great help for my long-awaited vacation! What an awesome gesture! Thanks again!
36.) The coffee shop gift card was such a big surprise! Thank you so much! I think you know me so well I never realized it!
37.) I wanted to say thank you for the wonderful cash gift and a beautiful birthday card. This made my special day even more special. I would also like to send good wishes your way. When I think of the wonderful people in my life, you really are at the top! I appreciate you so much.
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Words of Thanks
38.) Thank you so much for your very thoughtful present.
39.) We love the beautiful gift you gave us.
40.) Thank you for the thoughtful present.
41.) I am so grateful for the lovely gift you presented.
42.) We will treasure your gift forever.
43.) We love the gift. Thank you so much!
44.) Thanks again for the thoughtful gift.
45.) We love our beautiful new gift, and we cannot thank you enough for your thoughtfulness.
Short Thank You Messages
46.) With special thanks and much appreciation.
47.) Sincere thanks for your extra efforts.
48.) One thank you for the gift and another for the thought.
49.) Please accept my humble thanks.
50.) You’ve given us so many reasons to be thankful.
51.) Please accept our sincerest thanks.
52.) We are so grateful to you!
53.) It was such a generous gesture on your behalf.
54.) You provided such a nice surprise.
55.) I can’t thank you enough for all you’ve done.
56.) Your thoughtfulness is appreciated so much more than words can say.
57.) With sincere gratitude for all, you have done.
58.) I will always remember what you did.
59.) I will forever be beholden to you. We will never forget this.
60.) You’re the best!
Inspirational Thank You Card Messages
61.) You made my day!
62.) It was a pleasure to work with you.
63.) Thank you for thinking of us.
64.) Many thanks for all you do.
65.) Do you have limits to your generosity? All I can say is, Wow!
66.) How did you know what I didn’t even know I wanted? Thank You!
67.) I am grateful for you and your generosity.
68.) I appreciate the timing of your help. You helped right when I needed help most.
69.) I appreciate your generosity. You are one of the most generous people I know.
70.) I couldn’t find a card that expressed my gratitude the way I wanted. I need a card that gives you a big hug.
71.) No words except to say except thank you.
72.) I don’t know if I should thank you or whoever made you such a nice person.
73.) No one could find a more thoughtful, generous person.
Heartfelt Thank You Messages
74.) I love my new (name gift). You really picked out a great gift.
75.) Your support is greatly appreciated. Please accept my deepest heartfelt thanks!
76.) I value your time and kind words. Thank you.
77.) I will cherish your gift and our friendship. Thank you for being so generous.
78.) If you could see my face right now, you’d see a look of gratitude.
79.) It made my day when I opened your gift. Thank you.
80.) It really means a lot that you were there for me. You have a special place in my heart. Thanks again.
81.) It was a pleasure to work with you.
82.) Many thanks for all you do.
83.) Only someone who knows me as well as you do would know to get me __. Thanks for knowing me. I’m thankful for knowing you.
84.) Only someone with great taste could get me such a cool gift. Thank you for thinking of me.
85.) Sincere thanks for your extra efforts.
86.) Taking the time to help me was a very nice thing for you to do. You are a very thoughtful person. Thank you.
87.) With grateful hearts, we thank you.
88.) A great big thank you from all of us. With a heart full of thanks, we appreciate you.
89.) We thank you for your act of kindness and thoughtfulness.
90.) I can never express how much this means to me.
91.) Words can’t express my infinite gratitude…
Words of Appreciation
92.) I want to extend my sincerest thanks.
93.) We are forever in your debt.
94.) Thank You again!
95.) I can’t begin to express my appreciation.
96.) Thank you for thinking of me and taking the time to be kind. You have a great heart.
97.) Thank you for thinking of me.
98.) I am overwhelmed with gratitude to you.
99.) Thank you for all you do. You are truly a great friend. Your generosity moves me.
100.) My, I couldn’t have done it without you.
101.) I don’t know what I’d do without you.
102.) Thank you for thinking of us.
Thank You Greetings
103.) How can we ever thank you enough?
104.) How thoughtful of you to give such a lovely treasure.
105.) I am filled with profound gratitude.
106.) Thank you for your lovely wishes. It really made my day.
107.) Thank you so much for____________
108.) Thank You: Two small words to convey the infinite feeling in my heart.
109.) Thanks for always being there!
110.) A million thank you’s aren’t enough.
111.) It was so sweet of you to do what you did.
112.) Many thanks to you!
113.) May your kindness be repaid threefold.
114.) Accept a token of my thanks.
115.) Thanks for being thoughtful. Your gift means a lot to me.
116.) Thanks for everything!
117.) Thanks for lending your shoulder during my sad days. Your humble and kind words helped me.
118.) The longer I am around you, the more I realize that you are a generous and caring person.
119.) With sincere gratitude for all, you have done.
120.) With special thanks and much appreciation.
121.) You’re still the one who puts a smile on my face every day! Thank You!
122.) Without you, the wounds on my heart would never heal. Thanks for sharing the love and kindness I needed.
123.) Words can’t express the gratitude I feel when I think about what you have done. I’ll say thanks.
124.) You are so generous. I know you’d give me the shirt off your back if I asked. Good thing I’m not asking.
125.) You are thoughtful and generous in your gift-giving. You picked a perfect gift for me. Thank You.
126.) You are truly a blessing in my life. I am not sure what I would do without you. Thanks for all you do.
127.) You deserve a bigger thank you than this card for what you did. I will remember what you did.
128.) You gave me an amazing gift that I will enjoy for many years to come. Thank You.
129.) You gave me so much. I have nothing left to say except Thank you!
130.) You made my day.
131.) Your generosity has been a blessing and is much appreciated.
132.) Sis, you are truly a blessing in my life!
133.) You have our heartfelt thanks.
134.) Your gift was thoughtful and unique as you are. Thank you. You’re the best!
135.) You may not realize what a blessing you have been through this difficult time. Thanks for your help.
136.) You must be reading my mind because you got me exactly what I wanted. Thank you!
137.) You’re the best!
138.) Thanks for everything.
For Family Members
139.) You made a difference because you are so caring and thoughtful.
140.) Words can’t express the gratitude I feel.
141.) I appreciate always having a shoulder to cry on, a friend to share each day’s events with and a beautiful sister.
142.) You have encouraged me during a time I needed encouragement. Thank you.
143.) Your gift was exactly what I wanted, even though I didn’t even know it at the time.
144.) Sister, you made my day!
145.) Your thoughtfulness is appreciated so much more than words can say.
Saying “Thank You” in Different Languages
Expressing gratitude and thankful messages in various languages.
AFRIKAANS – dankie
ALBANIAN – faleminderit
ARABIC – shukran
ARMENIAN – Շնորհակալություն / chnorakaloutioun
BOSNIAN – Hvala (HVAH-lah)
BULGARIAN – благодаря / blagodaria
CATALAN – gràcies (GRAH-syuhs)
CANTONESE – M̀h’gōi
CROATIAN – hvala (HVAH-lah)
CZECH – děkuji (Dyekooyih)
DANISH – tak (tahg)
DUTCH – dank u
ESTONIAN – tänan (TA-nahn)
FINNISH – kiitos (KEE-tohss)
FRENCH – merci
GERMAN – danke
GREEK – ευχαριστώ (ef-hah-rees-TOH)
HAWAIIAN – mahalo (ma-HA-lo)
HEBREW – .תודה / todah (toh-DAH)
HINDI – dhanyavād / shukriya
HUNGARIAN – köszönöm (KØ-sø-nøm)
ICELANDIC – takk (tahk)
INDONESIAN – terima kasih. (tuh-REE-mah KAH-see)
ITALIAN – grazie (GRAHT-tsyeh)
JAPANESE – arigatô (ah-ree-GAH-toh)
KOREAN – 감사합니다 (gamsahamnida)
LATVIAN – paldies (PUHL-dyehs)
LEBANESE – choukrane
LITHUANIAN – ačiū (AH-choo)
More in Foreign Languages
MACEDONIAN – Благодарам / blagodaram (blah-GOH-dah-rahm)
MALAY – terima kasih (TREE-muh KAH-seh)
MALTESE – grazzi (GRUTS-ee)
MANDARIN – Xièxiè
MONGOLIAN – Баярлалаа (bayarlalaa)
NORWEGIAN – takk
PIG LATINAnk – Thay ou-yea (Ank-thay Ou-yea)
POLISH – dziękuję (Jenkoo-yen)
PORTUGUESE – obrigado [masculine] / obrigada [feminine] (oh-bree-GAH-doo / oh-bree-GAH-dah)
ROMANIAN – mulţumesc (mool-tzoo-MESK)
RUSSIAN – спасибо (spuh-SEE-buh)
SERBIAN – xвала / hvala (HVAH-lah)
SLOVAK – Ďakujem (JAH-koo-yehm)
SLOVENIAN – hvala (HVAA-lah)
SPANISH – gracias (GRAH-syahs)
SWEDISH – tack
TAMIL – nandri
THAI – kop khun
TURKISH – teşekkür ederim (teh shek uer eh der eem)
UKRAINIAN – Дякую (DYAH-koo-yoo)
WELSH – diolch (DEE-ol’ch)
YIDDISH – a dank
ZULU – ngiyabonga
Thank You Messages For Friends
146.) We are forever grateful that you were able to help us in our time of need.
147.) Thank you for enriching our happiness with your lovely gift.
148.) We are so pleased you could join us for our big day.
149.) Thank you for your gift of love.
150.) How can I ever repay you?
151.) I am overwhelmed with gratitude. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart.
152.) I owe you a world of thanks.
153.) Thank you for never letting me down.
154.) Thanks for all you do.
155.) Your generous spirit amazes me.
156.) Your kindness and caring mean so much to us.
157.) Thank you for thinking of me!
158.) Your kindness means the world to me.
159.) I owe you one.
Grateful Thank You Messages
160.) Thanks a bunch!
161.) I wish there are more people like you. It was so kind of you to (fill in the blank —————).
162.) Thank you so much for having us over for dinner.
163.) You make the ordinary extraordinary!
164.) We can’t say enough how much we’ve appreciated your help. Thank you so much.
165.) Thank you for coming and sharing this special time with us.
166.) We hope you know that our day was more special because you were there with us.
167.) We’ll never forget the great experience we had together.
168.) We’re so happy you were able to make it to our event.
169.) Thanks so much for taking the time out of your schedule to come over.
170.) Thank you again for inviting us into your lovely home.
Thank You Messages For Volunteers
171.) Thanks a million! You’ve helped us in so many ways.
172.) May God bless you for all of your valuable work as a volunteer for our organization.
173.) We looked up saint on Wikipedia, and your photo came up. Thanks for your contributions.
174.) A gift of your time and talent was incredibly worthwhile to our organization. We appreciate it.
175.) We’ve given serious thought to cloning you. Thanks for all you’ve done!
176.) Your job was far from an easy one. You just made it look that way with your skill and diligence. Thank you!
177.) You didn’t have to be such a rock star! Thanks so much for your help over the years.
178.) Wow! We love what you brought to the table. Thank you so much.
179.) You’ve been an incredible volunteer. Your hard work, dedication, and leadership have made so many lives better. Thank you!
180.) We could use 100 more just like you. Thanks so much!
181.) Your positive attitude and enthusiasm are appreciated.
182.) We appreciate the insights you provide. They are truly helpful.
183.) Thanks so much for your hospitality last night. We had a great time.
184.) I am so thankful for the time you took to help with my project.
185.) Thanks so much for taking the time to help with my project.
186.) It was so nice of you to help me out the other day.
187.) We are forever in your debt for helping us through this tough time.
188.) I will always remember how you helped me to get this wonderful opportunity.
189.) Thank you so much for all you have done for us.
190.) We will always be grateful for all that you have done to help us.
191.) Thank you for being such a great mentor to me.
192.) I have appreciated all of your guidance over the years.
193.) Thanks for celebrating this milestone with us.
194.) Your wisdom and professionalism inspire us daily.
195.) Great teachers inspire us to make the world a better place and for that they should be thanked.
196.) Thank you for sharing your expertise.
197.) Your passion, loyalty and dedication are inspirational.
198.) Thank you for being my angel!
199.) Thank you for your continued support, creativity, and laughter.
200.) Thank you for being my ray of sunshine on a cloudy day.
If you have ideas for other thank you messages, please let us know via the contact page. Thanks!
By Liz Olson
Liz is a writer who lives in Minneapolis.
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