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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.
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
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 dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
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.
There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
W. Clement Stone
Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
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
For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received.
Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.
It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
Even though we're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
I'm thankful for every moment.
If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
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
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.
Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
Henry Ward Beecher
On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been.
My restaurants are never opened on Thanksgiving; I want my staff to spend time with their family if they can. My feeling is, if I can't figure out how to make money the rest of the year so that my workers can enjoy the holidays, then I don't deserve to be an owner.
If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it's really like making a large chicken.
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