Thanksgiving And Family Quotes by P. J. O’Rourke, Seneca the Younger, Charles Dickens, William Arthur Ward, Oprah Winfrey, Ralph Waldo Emerson and many others.
Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year.
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
Reflect upon your present blessings
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings.
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.
For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving,” and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.
God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?’
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues.
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.
I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.