Inspiring Happy Thanksgiving Quotes For Family And Friends

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and to help you celebrate, Saying Images presents this collection of Thanksgiving quotes you’ll surely enjoy. These quotes will inspire gratitude and can help you reflect not just on the blessings you received but the struggles you overcame, too.

Happy Thanksgiving 2017!

Inspiring Quotes to show Gratitude in on Thanksgiving

We should exercise gratitude everyday, not just on Thanksgiving, as showing thankful can make you feel better in life. Check out some great quotes about gratitude:

Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings. – J. Robert Moskin

Appreciation can change a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary. –  Margaret Cousins

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

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Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful and to think about all the special people… who have touched our lives. Happy Thanksgiving! 

So once in every year we throng
Upon a day apart,
To praise the Lord with feast and song
In thankfulness of heart.
– Arthur Guiterman, The First Thanksgiving

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. – John F. Kennedy

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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

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

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are. – Joyce Giraud

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If you made a list of all the things you could be thankful for, the list would undoubtedly be longer than your misfortunes. – Catherine Pulsifer

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

Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way.  – Native American Saying

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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

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

Gratitude can transform common days into Thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. – William Arthur Ward

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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

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

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Quotes about Thanksgiving

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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Thanksgiving is here, so live it up and be of good cheer, feast on goodies and have fun.

Thanksgiving like contentment is a learned attribute. The person who hasn’t learned to be content…lives with the delusion he deserves more or something better. – Robert Flatt

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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

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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

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How wonderful it would be if we could help our children and grandchildren to learn thanksgiving at an early age. Thanksgiving opens the doors. It changes a child’s personality. A child is resentful, negative—or thankful. Thankful children want to give, they radiate happiness, they draw people. – Sir John Templeton

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Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. –W.T. Purkiser

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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. – Victor Hugo

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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

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

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Funny Thanksgiving Quotes

Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday – it’s a day that’s American to the core and it’s a day that’s all about what and how we eat. – Marcus Samuelsson

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

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Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday.  People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year.  And then discover once a year is way too often. – Johnny Carson

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Thanksgiving dinners take 18 hours to prepare. They are consumed in 12 minutes. Halftimes take 12 minutes. This is not coincidence. – Erma Bombeck

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We’re having something a little different this year for Thanksgiving. Instead of a turkey, we’re having a swan. You get more stuffing.

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Read more Funny Thanksgiving Jokes & Quotes to make the day more lively 🙂

Thanksgiving Wishes

May the good things of life be yours in abundance not only at Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year.

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I am grateful and happy that you are my friend. With love and wishes for a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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You’re in my thoughts and prayers. Hoping this day holds all the warmth, contentment, and love of a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving.

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Thanksgiving is not only about the turkey and the feast that follows, it is a quiet reflection of how God is showering His abundant blessings upon you. So thank Him with all your heart!

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A special greeting of Thanksgiving time to express to you our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty. We are deeply thankful and extend to you our best wishes for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day!

Happy Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful and to think about all the special people who have touched our life.

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One of the joys of Thanksgiving is wishing you a happy Holiday Season and a healthy and prosperous New Year!

Hope you enjoyed these Thanksgiving quotes. If you know any great quotes about Thanksgiving we missed out on, feel free to share them in the comment section below.

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