Monday, August 20th, 2018

My Top 16 Favorite Thanksgiving Quotes

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Blog post Boomer54 Mark

“If you can’t be content with what you’ve received…then be thankful for what you’ve escaped.”
~Jan Bolick BusinessClassInc.com

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

“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

“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

“Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends.”
~Courtland Milloy

“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

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

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

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

“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

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

“Stand up, on this Thanksgiving Day, stand upon your feet. Believe in man. Soberly and with clear eyes, believe in your own time and place. There is not, and there never has been a better time, or a better place to live in.”
~Phillips Brooks

“Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.”
~Robert Caspar Lintner

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

“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

“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?’” ~William A. Ward

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?









About the author: Boomer54 Mark is the publisher and senior editor of Baby Boomer Talk Online. He likes to be helpful to other boomers sharing useful information he gleans from the web. He attempts to go through life being positive and spreads this to the boomer world via email with inspirational quotes and videos. He is living in America’s finest city, San Diego, with his wife, The Red Headed Trip , and his two Boxer Dogs, Gabe and Luke.

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