Inspiring Thanksgiving Day Quotes - Verses and Sayings on Gratitude

Are you searching for some inspiring and meaningful Thanksgiving Day quotes?

Thanksgiving is a time to rejoice and be grateful for the things that we have. It can be difficult sometimes to come up with the right Thanksgiving Day quotes that touch on precisely how you feel, so here is a list of quotes from famous people in the past expressing their gratitude.

Somewhere in these words, you will find your own. Once you do, then let your heart speak for yourself.

Wonderful Thanksgiving Day Quotes

Sadi, The Gulistan
"Once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes I came to the chief of Kufah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience."

Henry Ward Beecher
"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!"

Meister Eckhart
"If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is 'thank you', that would suffice."

Courtland Milloy
"Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends."

E. P. Powell
"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."
(A Thanksgiving Day quote which reminds us not to forget the significance, importance and meaning of the day.)

James Smith
"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."

Henry Melville
"Praise is the best auxiliary to prayer; and he who most bears in mind what has been done for him by God will be most emboldened to supplicate fresh gifts from above."

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

John Greenleaf Whittier
"No longer forward nor behind
I look in hope or fear;
But, grateful, take the good I find,
The best of now and here."

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."
(another Thanksgiving Day quote which serves as a good reminder..)

Basil Carpenter
"Thank God every day when you get up that you have something to do that day which must be done whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know."

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

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
"If we meet someone who owes us thanks, we right away remember that. But how often do we meet someone to whom we owe thanks without remembering that?"

Jackie Windspear
"Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live."
(what a very powerful Thanksgiving Day quote this is.. it certainly moved me!)

George R. Hendrick
"True thanksgiving means that we need to thank God for what He has done for us, and not to tell Him what we have done for Him."

These are just a few wonderful Thanksgiving Day quotes that touch the heart and speak from the very soul of man. Which is your favorite Thanksgiving quote?

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