15 Thanksgiving Quotes to Start the Holiday Season

Happy Thanksgiving Quotes


Thanksgiving is here in the United States. Even outside of the USA, you can benefit from a spirit of thankfulness and gratitude. Here are fifteen quotes to get you started:


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


“Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then they discover once a year is way too often.” –Johnny Carson




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


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


“Thanksgiving dinners take 18 hours to prepare. They are consumed in 12 minutes. Half-times take 12 minutes. This is not coincidence.” –Erma Bombeck


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


“Thanksgiving Day comes…once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.” –Edward Sandford Martin



“I like football. It’s a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.” –Craig Ferguson


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


“I absolutely adore Thanksgiving. It’s the only holiday I insist on making myself.” -Ina Garten


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


“My thanksgiving is perpetual.” –Henry David Thoreau


“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


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


“There is no better opportunity to receive more than to be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens the windows of opportunity for ideas to flow your way.” -Jim Rohn


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