We have brought you some everlasting quotations
by immortal personalities and eminent people who have glorified
Thanksgiving through their elegiac composition:
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!
-Henry Ward Beecher
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
- Konrad von Gesner
gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank
- William A. Ward
optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
- Irv Kupcinet
wonderful it would be if we could help our children and
grandchildren to learn thanksgiving at an early age. Thanksgiving
opens the doors. It changes a child's personality. A child is
resentful, negative-or thankful. Thankful children want to give,
they radiate happiness, they draw people.
- Sir John Templeton
... goes beyond the "mine" and "thine" and
claims the truth that all of life is a pure gift. In the past I
always thought of gratitude as a spontaneous response to the
awareness of gifts received, but now I realize that gratitude can
also be lived as a discipline. The discipline of gratitude is the
explicit effort to acknowledge that all I am and have is given to me
as a gift of love, a gift to be celebrated with joy.
- Henri J. M. Nouwen
not get tired of doing what is good. Don't get discouraged and give
up, for we will reap a harvest of blessing at the appropriate time.
- Galatians 6:9
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