Meaningful Thanksgiving Sayings

CelebrationJoy Staff Nov 17, 2018
Here are enlisted few thanksgiving quotes and sayings which present the true idea behind the celebration.
The harvest festival celebrated in US and Canada is known as thanksgiving. The festival is seen as a time to express gratitude towards God, family and friends. The festival today, has moved away from its original idea (thanking for harvest).
The fourth Thursday of November is celebrated as thanksgiving day in USA. There are many quotes and sayings about Thanksgiving that have become quite popular among the masses.

Thanksgiving Quotes and Sayings

The following sayings for cards should emphasize the true idea behind celebrating this festival. It is only through gratitude that we can move ahead in life. So, let us have a look at some thanksgiving quotes and sayings.
♦ If the only prayer you said in your whole life was 'thank you,' that would suffice. ~Meister Eckhart

♦ As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy
♦ 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. ~E.P. Powell

♦ So once in every year we throng upon a day apart, to praise the Lord with feast and song in thankfulness of heart. ~Arthur Guiterman
♦ 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 ! ~Henry Ward Beecher

♦ Praise God even when you don't understand what He is doing. ~Henry Jacobsen
♦ Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action. ~W.J. Cameron

♦ If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. ~Gerald Good

♦ O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness. ~William Shakespeare
♦ Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. ~Cicero

♦ Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. ~William Faulkner
♦ To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course....
...Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. ~Albert Schweitzer
♦ 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. ~Melody Beattie

Funny Thanksgiving Quotes

Some of the funny sayings are enlisted ahead. Adding humor to these quotes make them much more interesting. The following quotes can also be used as thanksgiving greeting card sayings.
♦ Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often. ~John Stewart

♦ God gave us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends. ~Anonymous
♦ My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor. ~Anonymous

♦ The pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. ~H. W. Westermayer
Thanksgiving quotes and sayings enlisted here explains the importance of gratitude. Some of the thanksgiving sayings also tickle our funny bone. It is only with the help of great thoughts that we move ahead in life. The quotes and sayings presented here should guide us in the future course of our lives.