Thanksgiving Quotes and Sayings

“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” Frank A. Clark 


“When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.” Sam Lefkowitz

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

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” Albert Schweitzer 

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

“Gratitude is our most direct line to God and the angels. If we take the time, no matter how crazy and troubled we feel, we can find something to be thankful for. The more we seek gratitude, the more reason the angels will give us for gratitude and joy to exist in our lives.” Terry Lynn Taylor 

“Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.” Northrup Christiane 

“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” Charles Dickens

“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

“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 

“He that enjoys naught without thanksgiving is as though he robbed God.” St. Chrysostom 

“For it is certain that whatever seeming calamity happens to you, if you thank and praise God for it, you turn it into a blessing.” William Law 

“Let’s choose today to quench our thirst for the ‘good life’ we thinks others lead by acknowledging the good that already exists in our lives. We can then offer the universe the gift of our grateful hearts.”Sarah Ban Breathnach

“We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers.” 1 Thessalonians 1:2

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” Epicurus 

“When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.”Vietnamese Proverb 

“There is a calmness to a life lived in Gratitude, a quiet joy.” Ralph H. Blum 

“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 

“God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.” Izaak Walton 

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