15 Inspirational Quotes for Thanksgiving to Share With Your Friends

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Thanksgiving is really a great time for being thankful as it gives you an opportunity to express your gratitude. In honor of that tradition, you can share the message of kindness with your friends and family with following inspirational quotes on the occasion of Thanksgiving.

“I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character…like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy…the turkey…is a much more respectable bird, and with a true original native of America.” - Benjamin Franklin

“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

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual…O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it, for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment.” - Henry David Thoreau

“What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich pumpkin pie?” - John Greenleaf Whittier

“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


“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” - Marcel Proust

“I do not think of all the misery, but of the glory that remains. Go outside into the fields, nature and the sun, go out and seek happiness in yourself and in God. Think of the beauty that again and again discharges itself within and without you and be happy.” - Anne Frank

“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.” – Frederick Keonig

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

“Thanksgiving-giving thanks in everything-prepares the way that God might show us His fullest salvation in Christ.” - Ann Voskamp


“Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song.” - Konrad von Gesner

“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 comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.” - Edward Sandford Martin

“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

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This article was published on 2013/11/28
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