22 Thanksgiving Quotes -Thanksgivings are beautiful days. They are marred by family and friends coming together. It is an appreciation of family units and involves a lot of food. Mums cook their traditional meals and everyone enjoys. But is this all there is to thanksgiving. Is thanksgiving bound to a specific day of the year? These Thanksgiving Quotes will help you celebrate and extend the feeling for the rest of the year.
22 Thanksgiving Quotes
“Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year.” P. J. O’Rourke
“The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.” Merle Shain
“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.” Johnny Carson
“We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.” Henry Allen Ironside
“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” W. T. Purkiser
“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” W. Clement Stone
“A basic law: the more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.” Norman Vincent Peale
“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” William Blake
“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” James Allen
“On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.” William Jennings Bryan
“It is impossible to be negative while we are giving thanks.” Donald Curtis
“No matter what our circumstance, we can find a reason to be thankful.” David Jeremiah
“I’m thankful for every moment.” Al Green
“I absolutely adore Thanksgiving. It’s the only holiday I insist on making myself.” Ina Garten
“Sharing in God’s blessings is at the heart of Thanksgiving and at the core of the American spirit.” William J. Clinton
“Gluttony and surfeiting are no proper occasions for thanksgiving.” Charles Lamb
“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
“There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.” O. Henry
“Gratitude begins where my sense of entitlement ends.” Steven Furtick
“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings.” William Arthur Ward
“You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out.” Jay Leno
“God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings.” Edwin Percy Whipple
Gratitude is a virtue of true happiness. It is an act of giving back the happiness you were offered when you were in need. Grateful people have a way of attracting people. Simple phrases like, ‘thank you’ can lighten a face almost immediately. It makes someone to feel appreciated at whichever level they serve. Lack of appreciation is one of the major causes of strife and stress. Be grateful to someone every day and see how much a difference you will make.
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 – Oprah Winfrey
Even the richest men do not feel fully satisfied with life. There is always something missing in our daily lives. However, our main focus should not be in what we lack. This will narrow our vision and turn us into poor minds. Appreciate the little you have. Share it with people and make yourself happy. In the meantime, you might get whatever you were lacking, who knows?
To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do – Victor Hugo
Giving thanks does not have to be loud. Be grateful in silence with the little things you have. These will go a long way to bring blessings in your life. In silent prayers, thank God for the gift of life. The rest shall be added unto you. Even if you become grumpy, what benefit does it bring? It will separate you from your loved ones and can result in depression and related health complications. Be grateful and happy.
Attend the family thanksgiving, and make merry. But, remember to keep these thanksgiving quotes to remind you of the value of gratitude throughout your life. Only then, will you have a happy and satisfying life.