Best Happy Thanksgiving Quotes And Sayings
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160 Best Happy Thanksgiving Quotes 2020

I love these words by Daniel Humm: “What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from.”

Thanksgiving day is a time to cherish with your loved ones. Thanksgiving is a time to show your gratitude to your friends, family, and all that you have in life. because it’s the one day everyone gathers around the table to spend quality time together, count their blessings, and eat a delicious meal. Whether it’s the Thanksgiving Day holiday or any day of the year that you want to experience a heart full of thanks, these quotes will surely inspire gratitude. Here’s a list of 160 thanksgiving quotes and sayings you can use for the holidays and throughout the year.

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What Day is Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving in the United States is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday in October.

YearU.S. ThanksgivingCanadian Thanksgiving
2020Thursday, Nov 26Monday, Oct 12
2021Thursday, Nov 25Monday, Oct 11
2022Thursday, Nov 24Monday, Oct 10

160 Thanksgiving Quotes to Make You Feel Thankful

Top 10 Thanksgiving Quotes

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

“It is literally true, as the thankless say, that they have nothing to be thankful for. He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient. But a thankful heart hath a continual feast.” – W.J. Cameron

“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 can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward

“I give thanks to my creator for this wonderful life where each of us has the opportunity to learn lessons we could not fully comprehend by any other means.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis

“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” – Irv Kupcinet

“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

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

Thanksgiving Quotes With Images

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What Is Thanksgiving?

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“Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.” – Nigel Hamilton

“Thanksgiving is probably my favourite holiday – it’s a day that’s American to the core and it’s a day that’s all about what and how we eat.” – Marcus Samuelsson

“Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are.” – Joyce Giraud

“Thanksgiving is a joyous invitation to shower the world with love and gratitude.” – Amy Leigh Mercree

“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 is America’s national chow-down feast, the one occasion each year when gluttony becomes a patriotic duty.” – Michael Dresser

“The Christian who walks with the Lord and keeps constant communion with Him will see many reason for rejoicing and thanksgiving all day long.” – Warren W. Wiersbe

“Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.” – John Clayton

“Thanksgiving was nothing more than a pilgrim-created obstacle in the way of Christmas; a dead bird in the street that forced a brief detour.” – Augusten Burroughs

“Thanksgiving is the holiday that encompasses all others. All of them, from Martin Luther King Day to Arbor Day to Christmas to Valentine’s Day, are in one way or another about being thankful.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“Thanksgiving is nothing if not a glad and reverent lifting of the heart to God in honour and praise for His goodness.” – Robert Casper Lintner

“Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life… a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year — and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God.” – Ray Stannard Baker

“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

“Thanksgiving is a time to give, a time to love, and a time to reflect on the things that matter most in life.” – Danielle Duckery

“Thanksgiving: giving Him thanks for what He has done and how He has revealed Himself to you.” – Tony Watson

“Thanksgiving, our eminent moral holiday, doesn’t have much for children. At its heart are conversation, food, drink, and fellowship – all perks of adulthood.” – Rosecrans Baldwin

“Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year.” – P. J. O’Rourke

“Thanksgiving is America’s favourite holiday because it’s a time when we put aside our cares, much as the struggling Pilgrims did nearly four centuries ago, and eat a gut-busting meal without worrying about the ‘out years.’” – David Ignatius

Short Thanksgiving Quotes

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“I’m thankful for every moment.” – Al Green

“Coexistence: what the farmer does with the turkey — until Thanksgiving.” – Mike Connolly

“It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak.” – Phyllis Diller

“On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.” – William Jennings Bryan

“Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.”

“Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.” – Willard Scott

“There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.” – O. Henry

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

“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” – William Blake

“Gluttony and surfeiting are no proper occasions for thanksgiving.” – Charles Lamb

“Thanksgiving creates abundance.” – Ann Voskamp

“I’ve always had fond memories of cooking Thanksgiving.” – Wylie Dufresne

“Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.” – Kevin James

“Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way.” – American Indian saying

Happy Thanksgiving Quotes

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“Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.” – Dennis Prager

“Happy We-Stole-Your-Land-and-Killed-Your-People Day.” – Thanksgiving toast

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

“Turkey for the girls and Turkey for the boys. My favourite kind of pants is corduroys. Gobble gobble goo and Gobble gobble nickel. I wish turkey Only cost a nickel. Oh, I love turkey on Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving everybody.” – Adam Sandler

“A thought about Thanksgiving Day: Once, there was this day… this one day when… everyone realized they needed each other..”

“Real ballplayers pass the stuffing by rolling it up in a ball and batting it across the table with a turkey leg.” – Tom Swyers

“Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I took time to reflect on what is most important to me and realized I need to find a way to put the fun back into racing.” – Kurt Busch

“It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.” – Alistair Cooke

“Thanksgiving, and all through the store; People are shopping, shopping for more.Buying things to cook and things to bake, What a task to undertake.”

“Heap high the board with plenteous cheer and gather to the feast,And toast the sturdy Pilgrim band whose courage never ceased.” – Alice W. Brotherton

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

“My mom makes something called green pie, which I thought was a delicacy that many people only had at Thanksgiving, but it turns out it was just Jello with whipped cream on it. And it’s delicious.” – Bobby Moynihan

“Homemade stuffing is my favourite thing about Thanksgiving. I wish people served it more than just once a year.” – Troy Gentile

Funny Thanksgiving Quotes

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“If you made a list of all the things you could be thankful for, the list would undoubtedly be longer than your misfortunes.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“It’s not the minutes spent at the table that put on weight, it’s the seconds.”

“When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.” – Sam Lefkowitz

“I love chicken. I would eat chicken fingers on Thanksgiving if it were socially acceptable.” – TODD BARRY

“Ah! on Thanksgiving day…When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before.What moistens the lips and what brightens the eye?What calls back the past, like the rich pumpkin pie?” – John Greenleaf Whittier

“What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving.” – Erma Bombeck

“If you stand in the meat section at the grocery store long enough, you start to get mad at turkeys. There’s turkey ham, turkey bologna, turkey pastrami. Someone needs to tell the turkey, man, just be yourself.” – Mitch Hedberg

“Cooking Tip: Wrap turkey leftovers in aluminum foil and throw them out.” – Nicole Hollander

“The funny thing about Thanksgiving, or any huge meal, is that you spend 12 hours shopping for it and then chopping and cooking and braising and blanching. Then it takes 20 minutes to eat it and everybody sort of sits around in a food coma, and then it takes four hours to clean it up.” – Ted Allen

“There was a time, in the not so distant past, that if you didn’t have what you needed on Thanksgiving, you were pretty much going to have to wait until Friday. Not anymore!” – Monica Johnson

“I suppose I will die never knowing what pumpkin pie tastes like when you have room for it.” – Robert Brault

“Here I am, 5 o’clock in the morning, stuffing bread crumbs up a dead bird’s butt.” – Rosanne in Rosanne

“You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out.” – Jay Leno

“Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.” – Amy Grant

“If you think Independence Day is America’s defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.” – Tony Snow

“The thing I’m most thankful for right now is elastic waistbands.”

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.” – Reba Mcentire

“We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.” – Harry Ironside

“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

“It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.” – Marilu Henner

“Thanksgiving – fall’s finale. Best damn holiday of the year in my worldly estimation.” – Carew Papritz

“America has developed a pie tradition unequivocally and unapologetically at the sweet end of the scale, and at no time is this better demonstrated than at Thanksgiving.” – Janet Clarkson

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” – Oscar Wilde

“I’m from Canada, so Thanksgiving to me is just Thursday with more food. And I’m thankful for that.” – Howie Mandel

“Every Thanksgiving, we all write down three things we’re thankful for and put them in a hat. Then we pass the hat around the dinner table and everyone has to guess who wrote what!” – Debby Ryan

“Overeating at Thanksgiving is a case in point. It’s a national tradition.” – Eric Samuel Timm

“My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.” – Phyllis Diller

“Thanksgiving reminds us that no matter what befalls us in life, we can take the charred remnants and we can reconstruct a life unimaginably richer than that from which the shards and pieces fell.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

Famous Thanksgiving Quotes

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“Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings.” – J. Robert Moskin

“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

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F. Kennedy

“O Lord that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness.” – William Shakespeare

“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.” – Victor Hugo

Christian Thanksgiving Quotes

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“My fondest memories are generally the day after Thanksgiving. I get the total decorating Christmas itch.” – Katharine McPhee

“The earliest you can play Christmas music is on Thanksgiving.” – Tinashe

“You shouldn’t just give during Christmas and Thanksgiving you should be giving all the time.” – Alcurtis Turner

“I think there’d be quite a market for Thanksgiving carols.”Have a Holly Jolly Turkey” Jingle Bellies” All I want for Christmas is food” O Holy Nap” ”- Keith Wynn

“For flowers that bloom about our feet; For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of a bird, and the hum of bee; For all things fair we hear or see, Father in heaven, we thank Thee!” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.”

“Received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received.” – Storm Jameson

“For what I give, not what I take,For battle, not for victory,My prayer of thanks I make.” – Odell Shepard

“I think that is a better thing than thanksgiving: thanks-living. How is this to be done? By a general cheerfulness of manner, by an obedience to the command of Him by whose mercy we live, by a perpetual, constant delighting of ourselves in the Lord, and by a submission of our desires to His will.” – Charles Spurgeon

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.”

Religious Thanksgiving Quotes

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“Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude.” – Ambrose Bierce

“So once in every year we throng Upon a day apart, To praise the Lord with feast and song In thankfulness of heart.” – Arthur Guiterman

“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

“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Thanksgiving-day, I fear,If one the solemn truth must touch,Is celebrated, not so much To thank the Lord for blessing o’er,As for the sake of getting more!” – Will Carleton

“The more we express thanks, the more gratitude we feel. The more gratitude we feel, the more we express thanks. It’s circular, and it leads to a happier life.” – Steve Goodier

“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” – Gerald Good

“My Thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence.” – Henry David Thoreau

Thanksgiving Quotes for Friends

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“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and new.” – Will Carleton

“For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“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

“For, after all, put it as we may to ourselves, we are all of us from birth to death guests at a table which we did not spread. The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet…. Shall we think of the day as a chance to come nearer to our Host, and to find out something of Him who has fed us so long.” – Rebecca Harding Davis

“I always think it’s funny when Indians celebrate Thanksgiving. I mean, sure, the Indians and Pilgrims were best friends during the first Thanksgiving, but a few years later, the Pilgrims were shooting Indians. So I’m never quite sure why we eat Turkey like everybody else.” – Sherman Alexie

“What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from.” – Daniel Humm

“For the moon and the stars and deep rolling sea; For beauties of nature, where ever they may be…For the handclasp of friends, so firm and so true; For sunrise and sunset and glistening dew; The fleecy white clouds and the Heavens, so blue; For these wonderful gifts, dear Lord, I thank you!” – Gertrude T. Buckingham

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family, and good health. Then I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” – Christie Brinkley

“Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.” – Franz Grillparzer

Thanksgiving Quotes for Family

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“The next day, eating a turkey sandwich with salt and mayonnaise, Rebecca decided Thanksgiving was the best holiday, although she had little to choose from: her family never celebrated Hanukkah but her father was militant about ignoring Christmas and insisted they spend December 25 eating Chinese takeout and going to the movies.” – Anna Quindlen

“When they get home they’re as busy as a bee,Making the house right for the company.Scurrying here and scurrying there,It is enough to make you tear out your hair.But once it’s over I’m sure you’ll agree,It’s nice to have a family!” – Carole Lynn Zublena

“On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment — halftime.”

“Lord, we gather as a family to thank Thee for all Thy blessings, most especially for making us this family and granting us this gathering.” – Robert Brault

“I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centred around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.” – Marcus Samuelsson

“So what do we do? We do what all families do. Grin, bear it, and pass the mashed potatoes..” – Heather Brewer

“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.” – Bobby Jindal

“I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.” – Craig Ferguson

“I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.” – Erma Bombeck

“Family gathers to share good noise and good food. Gratitude abounds.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

“There is one day that is ours. There is one day when all we Americans who are not self-made go back to the old home to eat saleratus biscuits and marvel how much nearer to the porch the old pump looks than it used to. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.” – O. Henry

“Forever on Thanksgiving Day The heart will find the pathway home.” – Wilbur D. Nesbit

“Cosy fire a-burning bright,—Cosy tables robed in white,—Dainty dishes smoking hot,—Home! And cold and snow forgot!” – Louise Bennett Weaver and Helen Cowles LeCron

“In November, people are good to each other. They carry pies to each other’s homes and talk by crackling woodstoves, sipping mellow cider. They travel very far on a special November day just to share a meal with one another and to give thanks for their many blessings – for the food on their tables and the babies in their arms.” – Cynthia Rylant

“Our modern celebration of Thanksgiving can be traced back to the early 17th century. Upon arriving in Plymouth, at the culmination of months of testing travel that resulted in death and disease, the Pilgrims continued to face great challenges. An indigenous people, the Wampanoag, helped them adjust to their new home, teaching them critical survival techniques and important crop cultivation methods. After securing a bountiful harvest, the settlers and Wampanoag joined in fellowship for a shared dinner to celebrate powerful traditions that are still observed at Thanksgiving today: lifting one another up, enjoying time with those around us, and appreciating all that we have.” – Barack Obama

“About 94 per cent of Americans prepare and serve turkey at home and most people stick to a traditional menu for the main meal: turkey with cranberry sauce, mashed white potatoes with giblet gravy, candied sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows, a cooked green vegetable dish, relishes, and a pumpkin pie with whipped cream for dessert.” – Martin K. Gay

“The funny thing about Thanksgiving, or any big meal, is that you spend 12 hours shopping for it then go home and cook, chop, braise and blanch. Then it’s gone in 20 minutes and everybody lies around sort of in a sugar coma and then it takes 4 hours to clean it up.” – Ted Allen

“On the morning of Thanksgiving, I would wake up to the home smelling of all good things, wafting upstairs to my room. I would set the table with the fancy silverware and china and hope that my parents and grandmother wouldn’t have the annual Thanksgiving fight about Richard Nixon.” – Debi Mazar

“For hearts that are kindly, with virtue and peace, and not seeking blindly a hoard to increase; for those who are grieving o’er life’s sordid plan; for souls still believing in heaven and man; for homes that are lowly with love at the board; for things that are holy, I thank thee, O Lord.” – Walt Mason

“If no one shopped on Thanksgiving Day, the stores wouldn’t open. End of story. I say we all take the pledge and stay home. Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for what you have, not to save a few dollars to get more.” – Regina Brett

“I’m not a big turkey fan, but my husband loves it. Thanksgiving is his favourite meal.” – Ruth Reichl

“Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother’s tasted better the day before.” – Rita Rudner

“My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and stuffing; the sweet potatoes and rice, which come from my mother’s Southern heritage; the mashed potatoes, which come from my wife’s Midwestern roots; the Campbell’s green-bean casserole; and of course, pumpkin pie.” – Douglas Conant

Thanksgiving Quotes to God

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

“It is delightfully easy to thank God for the grace we ourselves have received, but it requires great grace to thank God always for the grace given to others.” – James Smith

“Perhaps it takes a purer faith to praise God for unrealized blessings than for those we once enjoyed or those we enjoy now.” – A.W. Tozer

“Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.” – John Clayton

“Often I’ll speak my thanksgiving aloud. Hearing the long list of good gifts God has given me is usually just what I need to restore my joy.” – Lori Hatcher

“Remember God’s bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.” – Izaak Walton

“In the year 1621, the Pilgrims held their first Thanksgiving feast. They invited the great Indian chief Massasoit, who brought ninety of his brave Indians and a great abundance of food. Governor William Bradford and Captain Miles Standish were honored guests. Elder William Brewster, who was a minister, said a prayer that went something like this: ‘We thank God for our homes and our food and our safety in a new land. We thank God for the opportunity to create a new world for freedom and justice.” – Linus’ Thanksgiving prayer

“Sharing in God’s blessings is at the heart of Thanksgiving and at the core of the American spirit.” – President Bill Clinton

“God wants to see prayers that are filled with genuine praise and thanksgiving for what He has done in the past. He wants our hearts to be filled with awe and gratitude for His blessings. He wants us to set up memorials in our hearts testifying to the provisions He has given us.” – Michael Youssef

“God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings.” – Edwin Percy Whipple

“Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the Lord is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever, his faithfulness continues through all generations.” – Psalm

“Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Each day is a gift from God. What you do with it is your gift to Him.” – T.D. Jakes

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

“Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.” – Apostle Paul

“I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.”

“God is pleased with no music below so much as with the thanksgiving songs of relieved widows and supported orphans; of rejoicing, comforted, and thankful persons.” – Jeremy Taylor

“All across America, we gather this week with the people we love to give thanks to God for the blessings in our lives.” – George W. Bush

“But whether we have less or more, Always thank we God therefor.