Thanksgiving day quotes

What we are really speaking about is an excellent day put aside around the 4th

Thursday of November when nobody diets. I am talking about, why else are they going to refer to it as

Thanksgiving? –Erma Bombeck

Got no check books, got no banks. Still Let me express my thanks – I acquired

the sun’s rays within the mornin’ and also the moon during the night. –Irving Berlin

May your stuffing be tasty

May your poultry plump,

May your taters and gravy

have nary a lump.

May your yams be scrumptious

as well as your pies go ahead and take prize,

and could your Thanksgiving dinner

stay off your thighs!



An optimist is an individual who starts a brand new diet on Thanksgiving Day. –Irv


Not what we should say about our benefits, but exactly how we rely on them, may be the true measure

in our thanksgiving. –WT Purkiser

Thanksgiving Day is really a jewel, to create within the hearts of honest men but be

careful that you don’t go ahead and take day, and then leave the gratitude. ~E.P.


Once we express our gratitude, we have to always remember the greatest

appreciation isn’t to utter words, but to reside by them. ~John Fitzgerald


Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, annually towards the honest man it comes down

as often as the center of gratitude allows.

~Edward Sandford Martin

Elegance is not just a little prayer you chant before getting a meal. It is a

method to live. ~Jackie Windspear


"Clyde Murdock informs of the Christian player who had been spending each day inside a large

city. Entering center for his noon meal, he found a table near an organization

of youthful men. When his meal was offered, he silently, with bowed mind, gave thanks

for that food before him.

The youthful men, observing this, thought they’d ridicule

and humiliate that old gentleman. One known as in a loud voice: ‘Hey player,

does everybody do this where you reside?A

That old man checked out the callow youth and comfortably stated: ‘No, boy,

the pigs don’t.’"

(Prairie Overcomer, October 1987, p. 36)

"PROFANITY may be the

unintelligent effort of the FEEBLE MIND attempting to express itself intentionally.

THANKSGIVING may be the spiritual activity of the SANCTIFIED HEART expressing itself


(Prairie Overcomer, October, 1987, p. 28)

“Thanksgiving speaks in obvious, crisp tones of

forgotten terms like integrity – bravery – respect – belief-vigilance – dignity –

recognition – freedom – discipline -sacrifice-godliness. Its historic halls echo with

the voices of Washington, Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, Henry, Lincoln subsequently, Lee and

Jackson, who challenge us to trim from the fat of indolence, compromise,

passivity, and also the stigma of trouble.” (Charles R. Swindoll)