Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'thank you?'
God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
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.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
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.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
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!
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
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.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues.
There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
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.
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends.
The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
For flowers that bloom about our feet; For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of bird, and hum of bee; For all things fair we hear or see, Father in heaven, we thank Thee!
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.
So once in every year we throng Upon a day apart, to praise the Lord with feast and song in thankfulness of heart.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
He who thanks but with the lips. Thanks but in part; the full, the true Thanksgiving. Comes from the heart.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
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.
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