As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
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.
God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'thank you?'
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
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.
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.
So once in every year we throng Upon a day apart, to praise the Lord with feast and song in thankfulness of heart.
He who thanks but with the lips. Thanks but in part; the full, the true Thanksgiving. Comes from the heart.
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!
The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
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.
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
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!
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
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?
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!
There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues.