Friday, November 21, 2008

Thanksgiving and Gratitude Quotes

Thanksgiving and Gratitude Quotes

"The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts.
No Americans have been more impoverished than these who,
nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving."
- H.U. Westermayer

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

"We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as
a result of getting something we don't have, but rather
of recognizing and appreciating what we do have."
- Frederick Koenig

"On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit
down to dinner at the same moment - halftime."
- Author Unknown

"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 can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one."
- Mother Teresa

"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

"Thanksgiving is America's national chow-down feast, the one occasion
each year when gluttony becomes a patriotic duty."
- Michael Dresser

"A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all the other virtues."
- Cicero

"Gratitude is the heart's memory."
- A French Proverb


  1. Oh, I see, this is where you leave comments. It's like you knew a dummy like me would ask that question, so you nice person that you ar put it in your blog for all your dumber friends like me. LOL I loved these quotes, too, Valerie. Love you honey,

  2. Valerie,
    I love your inspirational blog, and I look forward to seeing more! Thankful for you and your blog.



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