Thanksgiving Day Quotes And Sayings For A Day Of Appreciation


Thanksgiving Day Quotes And Sayings For A Day Of Appreciation

It’s that wonderful time of year again to celebrate gratitude. Soak in the atmosphere and bring out the meaning of this special day through this collation of Thanksgiving Day quotes and sayings.

“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

“We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prosperity; we have grown in numbers, wealth, and power as no other nation has ever grown.”
Abraham Lincoln

“I’m thankful for every moment.”
– Al Green

“Praise now is one of the great duties of the redeemed. It will be their employment for ever.”
– Albert Barnes

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
– Albert Pine

“Our rural ancestors, with little blest,
Patient of labour when the end was rest,
Indulged the day that housed their annual grain,
With feasts, and off’rings, and a thankful strain.”
Alexander Pope

“From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.”
– Algernon Charles Swinburne

“Heap high the board with plenteous cheer and gather to the feast, And toast the sturdy Pilgrim band whose courage never ceased.”
– Alice W. Brotherton

“It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.”
– Alistair Cooke

“I do not think of all the misery, but of the glory that remains. Go outside into the fields, nature and the sun, go out and seek happiness in yourself and in God. Think of the beauty that again and again discharges itself within and without you and be happy.”
– Anne Frank

“Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.”
– Anonymous

“Some complain that roses have thorns… others rejoice that thorns have roses!”
– Anonymous

Thank you, dear God
For all You have given me,
For all You have taken away from me,
For all You have left me.”
– Anonymous

“Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.”
– Apostle Paul – 2 Corinthians 9:15

“So once in every year we throng
Upon a day apart,
To praise the Lord with feast and song
In thankfulness of heart
– Arthur Guiterman

“Thank God every day when you get up that you have something to do that day which must be done whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.”
– Basil Carpenter

“As a kid, I was always mad – just noticing the women at Thanksgiving, running around the kitchen, while the men were watching football. For one, I don’t want to cook, and for two, I hate football. I was stuck in the middle.”
– Beth Ditto

“The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It’s part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.”
– Bob Schieffer

“In our family, mom and dad are Longhorns, our first two kids are Aggies and we’re hoping our last one is a Longhorn. It gives us family fun on Thanksgiving Day.”
– Bob Wells

“On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been.”
– Bobby Jindal

“Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praiseā€¦ then you will discover the fullness of your life.”
– Brother David Steindl-Rast

“I never drank except a couple sips of wine at Thanksgiving.”
– Carol Alt

“Gratitude is born in hearts that take time to count up past mercies.”
– Charles E. Jefferson

“You say, ‘If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.’ You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.”
– Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“Before you go out into the world, wash your face in the clear crystal of praise. Bury each yesterday in the fine linen and spices of thankfulness.”
– Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“He who receives a good turn should never forget it; he who does one should never remember it.”
– Charron

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

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.”
– Cicero

“My favorite meal is turkey and mashed potatoes. I love Thanksgiving, it’s just my favorite. I can have Thanksgiving all year round.”
– Cindy Margolis

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

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”
– Cynthia Ozick

“It’s so warm now, and Thanksgiving came so early – is it just me, or does it not really feel like Ramadan?”
– David Letterman

“In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”
– Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“We will speed the day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing… Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, I’m free at last.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“One distinguishing mark of an unregenerate man is ingratitude.”
– E. J. Conrad

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