Thanksgiving Day Quotes


~Wonderful Thanksgiving Day Quotes~


"Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude."
E.P. Powell


"Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action." W.J. Cameron


"An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day."
Irv Kupcinet


~My Favorite Thanksgiving Day Quote~
"The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving." H.U. Westermayer


"Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day."
Robert Caspar Lintner


"Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live."
Jackie Windspear


"I love Thanksgiving turkey. It's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts." Arnold Schwarzenegger


"There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day
that is purely American." O. Henry


"Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow."
Edward Sandford Martin


~Funny Thanksgiving Day Quote~
"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?" Erma Bombeck


"Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence." Erma Bombeck


"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!" Henry Ward Beecher


"He who thanks but with the lips thanks but in part; the full, the true Thanksgiving comes from the heart." J.A. Shedd


"I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and new."
Will Carleton


"If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily." Gerald Good


"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." William Arthur Ward


"It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it." Alistair Cooke


"Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life... a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year - and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God." Ray Stannard Baker


"On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment - halftime." Author Unknown


"On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence."
William Jennings Bryan


"May your stuffing be tasty, may your turkey be plump, may your potatoes and gravy have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious, may your pies take the prize, may your Thanksgiving dinner stay off of your thighs!" Author Unknown


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