Thanksgiving Day can be an emotional holiday. You may have a hilarious list of Thanksgiving quotes from prior family dinners that aren’t quite suitable for publishing. Those are memories you get to keep forever. But if you’re looking for a little help to make it through the day, here are 10 of my personal favorite inspirational Thanksgiving quotes about sharing the love and feeling gratitude. May you all have a blessed day filled with joy, laughter, family and friends!
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy: they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom….
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
– Marcel Proust
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.”
– William Blake
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.”
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
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.”
– William Faulkner
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
– Albert Einstein
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
Gratitude is the feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the impulse to express that feeling….
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
I’m thankful for every moment.”
– Al Green
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