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Great as the preparations were for the dinner, everything was so contrived that not a soul in the house should be kept from the morning service of Thanksgiving in the church. (Quote by - Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe)

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

For what I give, not what I take, For battle, not for victory, My prayer of thanks I make. (Quote by - Odell Shepard)

Ah! on Thanksgiving day.... When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before. What moistens the lips and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich pumpkin pie? (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

For flowers that bloom about our feet; For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of bird, and hum of bee; For all things fair we hear or see, Father in heaven, we thank Thee! (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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

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? (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day. (Quote by - Irv Kupcinet)

Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. (Quote by - Apostle Paul - 1 Timothy 2:1, 2)

Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action. (Quote by - W.J. Cameron)

What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities. (Quote by - Hare)

By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. (Quote by - Hebrews 13:15)

Thou hast given so much to me, Give one thing more, - a grateful heart; Not thankful when it pleaseth me, As if Thy blessings had spare days, But such a heart whose pulse may be Thy praise. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Thanksgiving like contentment is a learned attribute. The person who hasn't learned to be content we will not be thankful for he lives with the delusion he deserves more or something better. (Quote by - Robert Flatt)

The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

The pilgrims made seven times more graves than hut nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. (Quote by - H. W. Westermayer)

You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled. (Quote by - Charles Haddon Spurgeon)

Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD. (Quote by - Psalm 150:6)

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. (Quote by - William Arthur Ward)

Who does not thank for little will not thank for much. (Quote by - Estonian proverb)

This is the finest measure of thanksgiving: a thankfulness that springs from love. (Quote by - William C. Skeath)

Got no checkbooks, got no banks. Still I'd like to express my thanks - I got the sun in the mornin' and the moon at night. (Quote by - Irving Berlin)

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. (Quote by - Konrad von Gesner)

And though I ebb in worth, I'll flow in thanks. (Quote by - John Taylor)

Gratitude is not a spiritual or moral dessert which we may take or push away according to the whims of the moment, and in either case without material consequences. Gratitude is the very bread and meat of spiritual and moral health, individually and collectively. What was the seed of disintegration that corrupted the heart of the ancient world beyond the point of divine remedy...? What was it but ingratitude? (Quote by - Noel Smith)

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