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Best Thanksgiving Quotes And Sayings

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. We gathered a few Thanksgiving quotes and sayings followed by an info-graphic on some tips on how how to celebrate this day.

Thanksgiving Quotes And Sayings
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Thanksgiving Quotes

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.”

– Henry Van Dyke

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”

– William Arthur Ward

“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.”

– Oprah Winfrey

“My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and stuffing; the sweet potatoes and rice, which come from my mother’s Southern heritage; the mashed potatoes, which come from my wife’s Midwestern roots; the Campbell’s green-bean casserole; and of course, pumpkin pie.”

– Douglas Conant

“Always expect the unexpected. Right around Thanksgiving, when the new Alex Cross will be out. It’s called Four Blind Mice and it’s a pretty amazing story about several murders inside the military.”

– James Patterson

“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. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.”

– Melody Beattie

“Thank you consists of just eight letters that form two of the most meaningful words in the English vocabulary.” 

– Doborah Norville

“We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.”

– Albert Barnes

“We’re getting ready to sit down at the table and have Thanksgiving, and there’s people that are not with their families. There are people that are in dangerous areas, putting their lives on the line to keep our country free, and I think that’s something we should all celebrate every day.”

– Guy Fieri

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”

– Willie Nelson

“Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.”

– Joseph Auslander

“The best of all blessings is to give thanks for at a family gathering than the family and the gathering.”

– Pedro Carvalho

“We are blessed in so many ways; many things we take for granted but we should stop and be thankful each and every day.”

– Catherine Pulsifer

“We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.”

– Harry Ironside

“Careful for nothing, prayerful for everything, thankful for anything.”

– Dwight L. Moody

“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!”

– Henry Ward Beecher

Thanksgiving Infographic

Whether you are hosting your own Thanksgiving dinner, driving to grandma’s house or flying across the country, this infographic breaks down the best days to travel and what you can do with all the leftover turkey.

Thanksgiving Quotes And Sayings

Infographic source: Nationwide