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Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Quotes, Sayings & Toasts

One of the most beloved and celebrated holidays in the entire year is finally here. While millions of Americans have been busy pouring over the plethora of Black Friday ads trying to score the very best bang for their holiday bucks, the traditional Thanksgiving holiday is just days away.

Thanksgiving is not only a time to spend with family, friends and loved ones, but is a time to reflect and give thanks for our many blessings and for the special folks who are near-and-dear to our hearts. Whether you plan on spending the day enjoying a delicious feast, watching the parade, shopping with your BFFs, volunteering or kickin’ back and watching a few games on the big screen TV, happy Thanksgiving!

  • All that we behold is full of blessings. ~ William Wordsworth

  • Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. ~ Seneca

  • The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. ~ William Black

  • A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues. ~ Cicero

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

  • The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness. ~ Dalai Lama

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

  • Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

  • Praise God even when you don't understand what He is doing. ~ Henry Jacobsen

  • Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast. ~ William Shakespeare

  • Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. ~ Henry Ward

  • God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?" ~ William A. Ward

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

  • If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “thank you,” that would suffice. ~ Meister Eckhard

  • Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live. ~ Jackie Windspear

  • My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor. ~ Phyllis Diller

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

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

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

  • I come from a family where gray is considered a beverage. ~ Erma Bombeck

  • Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie. ~ Jim Davis

  • Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants. ~ Kevin James

  • The thing I'm most thankful for right now is elastic waistbands. ~Author Unknown

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

  • Cooking Tip: Wrap turkey leftovers in aluminum foil and throw them out. ~ Nicole Hollander

  • 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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