Thanksgiving Day Quotes

The earliest you can play Christmas music is on Thanksgiving.
– Tinashe

The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.
– Merle Shain

Thanksgiving is nothing if not a glad and reverent lifting of the heart to God in honor and praise for His goodness.
– Robert Casper Lintner

Thanksgiving is possible only for those who take time to remember; no one can give thanks who has a short memory.
– Anonymous

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

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

Superficial social niceties are far different from the deep emotion of thanksgiving.
– Alexandra Katehakis

Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.
– Todd Stocker

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

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.
– Oscar Wilde

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,”thank you,” that would suffice.
– Meister Eckhart

Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live.
– Jacqueline Winspear

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?”
– William A. Ward

To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.
– Johannes A. Gaertner

If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.
– Robert Quillen

When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?
– George Canning

Gratitude is the heart’s memory.
– French Proverb

We can always find something to be thankful for, no matter what may be the burden of our wants, or the special subject of our petitions.
– Albert Barnes

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 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