Thanksgiving Quotes

Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!-Joseph B. Wirthlin

 

 

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

 

 

 

I’m thankful for every moment.-Al Green

 

 

Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last.-Lawrence Welk

 

 

Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.-Nigel Hamilton

 

 

Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. – Jim Davis

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.-Ina Garten

 

 

I give thanks to my Creator for this wonderful life where each of us has the opportunity to learn lessons we could not fully comprehend by any other means.-Joseph B. Wirthlin

 

 

You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There’s another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.-Bill Gates

 

 

Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song.-Konrad von Gesner

 

 

I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.-Henry David Thoreau

 

 

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.-Henry Van Dyke

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.-Amy Grant

 

 

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. – William Blake

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.-Joseph Auslander

 

 

Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.-Kevin James

 

 

There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.-O. Henry

 

 

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.-W. Clement Stone

 

 

If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.-Frank A. Clark

 

 

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

 

 

Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.-Henry Ward Beecher

 

For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received. – Storm Jameson

 

 

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.-Jon Stewart

 

 

Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.-John Clayton

 

 

My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.-Phyllis Diller

 

 

Even though we’re a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.-Richard Roeper

 

 

Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.-John Clayton

 

My fondest memories are generally the day after Thanksgiving. I get the total decorating Christmas itch.-Katharine McPhee

 

 

I miss both of my parents terribly every day, but especially as we approach Thanksgiving. We always came together as a family for that holiday, playing capture the flag and touch football and laughing a lot.-Mark Shriver

 

 

Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.-John Clayton

 

 

That’s one of the great things about Thanksgiving: Football’s on!-Michael Strahan

 

 

My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and stuffing; the sweet potatoes and rice, which come from my mother’s Southern heritage; the mashed potatoes, which come from my wife’s Midwestern roots; the Campbell’s green-bean casserole; and of course, pumpkin pie.-Douglas Conant

 

 

If you think Independence Day is America’s defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down. – Tony Snow

 

 

 

My mom makes something called green pie, which I thought was a delicacy that many people only had at Thanksgiving, but it turns out it was just Jell-O with whipped cream on it. And it’s delicious.-Bobby Moynihan

 

 

 

If no one shopped on Thanksgiving Day, the stores wouldn’t open. End of story. I say we all take the pledge and stay home. Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for what you have, not to save a few dollars to get more.-Regina Brett

 

 

It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.-Marilu Henner

 

 

I’ve spent a lot of Thanksgivings on the road with my band, so anytime that I can spend Thanksgiving with my family in a traditional aspect, eating sweet potatoes and cranberries and stuffing and all the trappings of Thanksgiving and then get on a treadmill the next day extra long, I’m happy.-Richie Sambora

 

 

I love chicken. I would eat chicken fingers on Thanksgiving if it were socially acceptable.-Todd Barry

 

 

When people come to my act any time after Thanksgiving, I usually say, You shouldn’t be here. You should be shopping. Our economy depends on you! You should be out there buying stuff.’-Lewis Black

 

 

Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.-Willard Scott

 

 

Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.-Franz Grillparzer

 

 

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.-Kin Hubbard

 

 

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

 

 

 

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are.-Joyce Giraud

 

 

I think that is a better thing than thanksgiving: thanks-living. How is this to be done? By a general cheerfulness of manner, by an obedience to the command of Him by whose mercy we live, by a perpetual, constant delighting of ourselves in the Lord, and by a submission of our desires to His will.-Charles Spurgeon

 

 

You can’t have a good Thanksgiving meal without a little bit of ketchup on the side.-Patrick Mahomes

 

 

Life is all about balance, and there are certain times of the year – birthday, anniversary, holidays – that are meant to be enjoyed without guilt. That being said, Thanksgiving is a meal – it’s not a Thanksgiving day, and it’s not a Thanksgiving week.-Harley Pasternak

 

 

I was introduced to the Turducken in New Orleans. And it wasn’t Thanksgiving. Glenn at the Gourmet Butcher Block brought it by, and I had never heard of it or had seen one, and they put it in the booth, and it smelled so good that I had to taste it. And it was good. Then Thanksgiving came, and we got one in addition to the traditional turkey.-John Madden

 

 

When we are filming, it often feels like we’re flying blind. As an actor, you have no idea if your choices are right or if they work. Some scenes feel like a complete Hail Mary. Imagine you’re blindfolded and cook a massive Thanksgiving feast with only new recipes – without getting to taste any of them along the way.-Lela Loren

 

 

It’s like being at the kids’ table at Thanksgiving – you can put your elbows on it, you don’t have to talk politics… no matter how old I get, there’s always a part of me that’s sitting there.-John Hughes

 

 

Every year, I hear about Thanksgiving. Who do one give thanks to? … And who is giving thanks? What are they giving thanks for? For lots of poverty that’s on the earth and lots of war that is a-rumoring all over the earth? For lots of people who die daily and the crime that multiply?-Peter Tosh

 

 

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

 

 

My mum, Helen, was hilarious. She had a tremendous sense of humour and was a great singer and tap dancer. For many years, she was the voice of Minnie Mouse in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She would be in the float as it came along, singing whatever the Minnie Mouse song of the day was. She was a really big spirit in my life.-Billy Crystal

 

 

One cannot rule out a blizzard in Minnesota after Labor Day, and so when I travel for Thanksgiving or any time in the fall, I am careful to fly into Des Moines instead of Minneapolis and then drive the 200 miles north to my hometown.-Hope Jahren

 

 

Since 1981, I’ve spent every Thanksgiving Day broadcasting a game, and it is one of my favorite days. You can say, ‘Woe is me, I never get to be part of the tradition,’ or you can say, ‘Heck, we’ve got our own tradition, and it’s pretty good.’-John Madden

 

 

On the morning of Thanksgiving, I would wake up to the home smelling of all good things, wafting upstairs to my room. I would set the table with the fancy silverware and china and hope that my parents and grandmother wouldn’t have the annual Thanksgiving fight about Richard Nixon.-Debi Mazar

 

 

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