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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. (Quote by - Jeremy Taylor)

If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get. (Quote by - Frank A. Clark)

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. (Quote by - Ambrose of Milan)

It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it. (Quote by - Alistair Cooke)

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. (Quote by - Cicero)

Gratitude is the least of the virtues, but ingratitude is the worst of vices. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

It must be an odd feeling to be thankful to nobody in particular. Christians in public institutions often see this odd thing happening on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone in the institution seems to be thankful 'in general.' It's very strange. It's a little like being married in general. (Quote by - Cornelius Plantinga, Jr.)

For, after all, put it as we may to ourselves, we are all of us from birth to death guests at a table which we did not spread. The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet.... Shall we think of the day as a chance to come nearer to our Host, and to find out something of Him who has fed us so long? (Quote by - Rebecca Harding Davis)

One distinguishing mark of an unregenerate man is ingratitude. (Quote by - E. J. Conrad)

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! (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

And let these altars, wreathed with flowers And piled with fruits, awake again Thanksgivings for the golden hours, The early and the latter rain! (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

On Thanksgiving Day, we acknowledge our dependence. (Quote by - William Jennings Bryan)

We give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. (Quote by - Ritual Chant)

Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road. (Quote by - John Henry Jowett)

Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Forever on Thanksgiving Day The heart will find the pathway home. (Quote by - Wilbur D. Nesbit)

Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year. (Quote by - P. J. O'Rourke)

Thanksgiving-day, I fear, If one the solemn truth must touch, Is celebrated, not so much To thank the Lord for blessing o'er, As for the sake of getting more! (Quote by - Will Carleton)

Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving. (Quote by - Joseph Auslander)

Our rural ancestors, with little blest, patient of labor when the end was rest, indulged the day that housed their annual grain, with feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift. (Quote by - Apostle Paul)

The Christian who walks with the Lord and keeps constant communion with Him will see many reason for rejoicing and thanksgiving all day long. (Quote by - Warren Wiersbe)

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow. (Quote by - Melody Beattie)

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. (Quote by - G.A. Johnston Ross)

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