The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.
If you count all your assets you always show a profit.
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
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.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
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.
The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God.
We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.
... because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.
I love Thanksgiving turkey... It's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts.
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!
For what I give, not what I take,
For battle, not for victory,
My prayer of thanks I make.
May your stuffing be tasty May your turkey plump, May your potatoes and gravy Have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious And your pies take the prize, And may your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off your thighs!
Think with great gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
For, after all, put it as we may to ourselves, we are all of us from birth to death guests at a table which we did not spread.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.
O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
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