Looking for the best quotes about Thanksgiving? We’ve compiled an amazing list of top 50 inspirational quotes and sayings.

50 Inspirational Thanksgiving Quotes


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


49

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


48

“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


47

“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


46

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


45

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


44

“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


43

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


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“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


41

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


40

“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

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39

“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


38

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


37

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


36

“Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last.” – Lawrence Welk


35

“An attitude of gratitude brings great things.” – Yogi Bhajan


34

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


33

“We are blessed in so many ways; many things we take for granted but we should stop and be thankful each and every day.” – Catherine Pulsifer


32

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


31

“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


30

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson

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29

“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


28

“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


27

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton


26

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


25

“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


24

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone


23

“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


22

“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


21

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


20

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward

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19

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


18

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


17

“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


16

“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


15

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank


14

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


13

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


12

“Thanksgiving is one of my favorite American traditions. I quickly picked it up when I moved to the U.S. from Sweden.” – Marcus Samuelsson


11

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


10

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

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“That’s one of the great things about Thanksgiving: Football’s on!” – Michael Strahan


8

“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


7

“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


6

“Thanksgiving is probably my favorite 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


5

“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


4

“I think Thanksgiving is the perfect occasion to break open a buttery, oaky Chardonnay from California.” – Gavin Newsom


3

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


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“If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.” – Ina Garten


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