I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
I love Thanksgiving because it's a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.
My mother is such a lousy cook that Thanksgiving at her house is a time of sorrow.
On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings.
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.
All across America, we gather this week with the people we love to give thanks to God for the blessings in our lives.
Reflect upon your present blessings
Thanks are the highest form of thought.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
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?
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
He who thanks but with the lips. Thanks but in part; the full, the true Thanksgiving. Comes from the heart.
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.
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!
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