Thank You Cards Wording

Thank you card wording can be a tricky subject. Felix Frankfurter, former US Supreme Court justice once said, "Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep."

So if a man who once was Editor of the Harvard Law Review says expressing gratitude is tough to do know wonder you are searching the internet for a few ideas on writing thank you cards.


Sharing your gratitude with a thank you card is a great way to let somebody know how much he or she is appreciated.

The thank you card wording ideas and samples below are here to help you articulate the joy in your heart.

Thank you for visiting this site and spreading the joy of thanks in the world.


Ideas and Sample
Thank You Cards Wording

Use A Famous Quotation

Many great thinkers and writers have been in the same place as you. Why not use their words? Here are a few examples:

For a Thank You Holiday Card / Party / Overnight Visit
    • "Gratitude is the memory of the heart." ~ Jean Baptiste Massieu Thank you for a memorable birthday.

Alternative wording to write after this quote for other occasions:
    Thank you for the memorable anniversary party. Thank you for letting us stay at your house and showing us the city. Thank you for a memorable Mother's Day/New Year's Eve, etc.

Thank You Cards Wording for a Gift

    • I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself. ~ Mae West The same is true for gold (or silver or any jewelry. Thanks for the gorgeous bracelet (or ring, earrings, etc.).

Go here for more quotations to use for writing thank you cards.

Use A Poem or Verse

You can handwrite a short thank you poem or verse and then sign your name.
If you have a bunch of cards to send out for a baby shower thank yous or wedding thanks you can have a favorite poem or verse pre-printed on the cards and add a handwritten note.

Longer gift-specific notes are best wedding gifts and baby gifts, however, a short poem to say thank you for coming to a shower, wedding or party with a quick thank you sentiments such as "Thank you for being there for us on our special day," is fine.

Check Out These Pages for More
Thank You Card Wording Ideas

For Weddings
Here are gift-specific wedding thank you card wording and wedding poems, and thanks for coming poems.

For General Thank You Wording
These fill-in-the-blank thank you note templates make thank you wording a snap.

Sympathy Thank You Card Wording

Sympathy thank you wording can be really tough. This funeral wording page provides information on who gets a note and ideas for writing thank you cards.

For Baby Shower
Gift-specific baby thank yous here, and also find baby shower thank you poems.



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