Thanksgiving Day Quotes To Share With Loved Ones

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U.S. President George W. Bush carries a platter of turkey and fixings as he visits U.S. troops for Thanksgiving at Baghdad International Airport, November 27, 2003. Reuters

Thanksgiving has become synonymous with cooking, family time, and gratitude. After another unprecedented year brought by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there is no better time than now to express thankfulness for the simple things in life.

Whether you are sharing a deep-fried turkey with your family, eating stuffing with friends, or indulging in pumpkin pie by yourself, here are a few meaningful quotes on gratitude and holiday cheer that you can share with loved ones, courtesy BrainyQuotes: 

  1. “What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from.” — Daniel Humm
  2. “Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” — Henry Van Dyke
  3. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” — Jim Davis
  4. “Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.” — Oprah Winfrey
  5. “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward
  6. “At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I'm grateful for friends, family, and good health. Then I get more superficial... like being thankful for my Louboutins.” — Christie Brinkley
  7. “After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.” — Oscar Wilde 
  8. “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” — Henry David Thoreau
  9. “Gratitude opens the door, the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.” — Deepak Chopra
  10. “Be consistent in your dedication to showing your gratitude to others. Gratitude is a fuel, a medicine, and spiritual and emotional nourishment.” — Steve Maraboli
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