Best Thanksgiving Quotes

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As your friends and family gather around for Thanksgiving dinner, think of all the wonderful time you have spent together. Count your blessings, as you have the gift of love and companionship. Share happy thoughts, optimistic plans, and dreams with your family.

The tradition of Thanksgiving dinner teaches us to appreciate the finer things in life. If you want this tradition to continue, you must invest positive energy into the Thanksgiving dinner, and make it a joyous affair.

Let your enthusiasm and energy revitalize everyone. Prepare a great Thanksgiving toast and inspire others with your positive words. Make this your best Thanksgiving dinner. Here are some quotes to help you create a memorable Thanksgiving.

Henry Clay

"Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones, which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If we meet someone who owes us thanks, we right away remember that. But how often do we meet someone to whom we owe thanks without remembering that?"

W. T. Purkiser

"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving."

Charles Spurgeon

"Before you go out into the world, wash your face in the clear crystal of praise. Bury each yesterday in the fine linen and spices of thankfulness."

Izaak Walton

"God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart."

Elbert Hubbard

"I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate."

Seneca

"Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart."

Horace

"Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things."

William Shakespeare

"Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast."

Phillips Brooks

"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."

E. P. Powell

"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."

Robert Casper Lintner

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

Victor Hugo

"To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do."

Johannes A. Gaertner

"To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven."

Frederick Keonig

"We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have."

Albert Pine

"What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal."

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

"You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake.

If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled."

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