O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it, for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment.
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!
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.
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.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
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.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —
How wonderful it would be if we could help our children and grandchildren to learn thanksgiving at an early age. Thanksgiving opens the doors. It changes a child's personality. A child is resentful, negative, or thankful. Thankful children want to give, they radiate happiness, they draw people.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
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.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.
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.
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.
The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet.
My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
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.
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