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Show Your Gratitude


Thanksgiving Day has evolved over the years as an important holiday. It is not just about feasting and merrymaking. It is about showing one's gratitude for the blessings that we are showered with. Here are some great quotes on Thanksgiving. Each Thanksgiving quote is a small prayer of gratitude. Use a quote from this page to make your personal Thanksgiving prayer.

Apostle Paul - 2 Corinthians 9:15
Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.

Alexander Pope
Our rural ancestors, with little blest,
Patient of labour when the end was rest,
Indulged the day that housed their annual grain,
With feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain.

W. J. Cameron
Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.

J. A. Shedd
He who thanks but with the lips
Thanks but in part;
The full, the true Thanksgiving
Comes from the heart

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.

Ray Stannard Baker
Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life... a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year - and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God.

W. J. Cameron
It is literally true, as the thankless say, that they have nothing to be thankful for. He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient. But a thankful heart hath a continual feast.

Wilbur D. Nesbit
Forever on Thanksgiving Day; The heart will find the pathway home.

Konrad von Gesner
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.

Thank you, dear God
For all You have given me,
For all You have taken away from me,
For all You have left me.

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.

Psalm 100:4
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good...

Harper Lee
Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.

George Herbert
Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing... a grateful heart!

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.

Psalm 150:6
Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.

He who receives a good turn should never forget it; he who does one should never remember it.

Thornton Wilder
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.

A. W. Tozer
Perhaps it takes a purer faith to praise God for unrealized blessings than for those we once enjoyed or those we enjoy now.

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.

William Shakespeare
O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!

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