Thanksgiving is marked by a genuine expression of gratitude towards God, for all the good things and comforts in life. There is a flurry of popular and well-meaning quotes for this day of immense traditional and religious significance. These quotes convey the true meaning of gratitude towards God and tell us that the expression of thanks looses its meaning, if it's not honest and doesn't come from the bottom of our hearts. Below given are some very popular and inspirational quotes for Thanksgiving by renowned personalities. Use these quotations to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to your near and dear ones.
Famous Thanksgiving Quotes
If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice.
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.
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
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
Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.
-Edward Sandford Martin
Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.
If I have enjoyed the hospitality of the Host of this universe, Who daily spreads a table in my sight, surely I cannot do less than acknowledge my dependence.
-G. A. Johnston Ross
To know the value of generosity, it is necessary to have suffered from the cold indifference of others.
Praise now is one of the great duties of the redeemed. It will be their employment for ever.
Gratitude is born in hearts that take time to count up past mercies.
-Charles E. Jefferson
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.
One distinguishing mark of an unregenerate man is ingratitude.
-E. J. Conrad
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.