In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.
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.
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.
When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
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.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings.
Stand up, on this Thanksgiving Day, stand upon your feet. Believe in man. Soberly and with clear eyes, believe in your own time and place. There is not, and there never has been a better time, or a better place to live in.
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
You know that just before that first Thanksgiving dinner there was one wise, old Native American woman saying, Don't feed them. If you feed them, they'll never leave.
Thanksgiving, when the Indians said, "Well, this has been fun, but we know you have a long voyage back to England".
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —
What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?
On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving," and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.
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