Thanksgiving Quotes

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Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow. ~ Edward Sandford Martin

Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live. ~ Jackie Windspear

Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude. ~ E.P. Powell

Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action. ~ W.J. Cameron

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him,
and bless his name. For the Lord is good. ~ Psalm 100:4

I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual…O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it, for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment. ~
Henry David Thoreau

We can always find something to be thankful for, no matter what may be the burden of our wants, or the special subject of our petitions. ~ Albert Barnes

Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks.  ~ Thomas Goodwin

True thanksgiving means that we need to thank God for what He has done for us, and not to tell Him what we have done for Him. ~ George R. Hendrick

We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.  ~ Harry A. Ironside

The beginning of men's rebellion against God was, and is, the lack of a thankful heart. ~ Francis Shaeffer

Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

Our Creator shall continue to dwell above the sky, and that is where those on earth will end their thanksgiving. ~ Seneca

Y'ever notice how you never seem to get laid on Thanksgiving? I think it's because all the coats are on the bed. ~
George Carlin

Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. ~ Kahlil Gibran

For three things I thank God every day of my life: thanks that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works; deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith; deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to--a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song. ~ Helen Keller

Praise is the best auxiliary to prayer; and he who most bears in mind what has been done for him by God will be most emboldened to supplicate fresh gifts from above. ~ Henry Melville

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~ W.T. Purkiser

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relatives. ~
Oscar Wilde

Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends. ~ Courtland Milloy

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

I thank you God for this most amazing day; for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite is yes. ~ e.e. cummings

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. ~ Erma Bombeck

Remember God's bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude! ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is delightfully easy to thank God for the grace we ourselves have received, but it requires great grace to thank God always for the grace given to others. ~ James Smith

Thanksgiving is a sure index of spiritual health. ~ Maurice Dametz

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. ~ H.U. Westermayer

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. ~ Epictetus

Perhaps it takes a purer faith to praise God for unrealized blessings than for those we once enjoyed or those we enjoy now. ~ A.W. Tozer

Thou has given me so much... Give me one thing more, a grateful heart. ~ George Herbert

Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow. ~ Edward Sandford Martin

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day. ~ Irv Kupcinet

Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. ~ Seneca

On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence. ~ William Jennings Bryan

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some. ~ Charles Dickens

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. ~ William Arthur Ward

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you? ~ William A. Ward

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. ~ Cicero

Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day. ~ Robert Caspar Lintner

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. ~ Aesop


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