Thanksgiving Quotes

It’s all too easy to become engrossed in our hectic lives. These Thanksgiving quotes will make you grateful whenever you need them.

Life can change as swiftly as the seasons, from New Year’s resolutions to summer vacations and holidays.

That is why it is so important to take time to halt, reflect, and be grateful for all of our benefits.

In that spirit, here are 117 Thanksgiving Quotes to use during the holidays and all year long.

50+ Top Thanksgiving Quotes to Make You More Greatful

Quotes about Thanksgiving

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

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

Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.__Willard Scott

Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.__Willard Scott

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.― Jon Stewart

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.― Jon Stewart

Although Thanksgiving comes but once a year, every day should be a day of Thanks.___Monique Hammond

Although Thanksgiving comes but once a year, every day should be a day of Thanks.___Monique Hammond

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

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

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.― W.T. Purkiser

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.― W.T. Purkiser

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.___Marcus Tullius Cicero

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.___Marcus Tullius Cicero

And though I ebb in worth, I’ll flow in thanks.___John Taylor

And though I ebb in worth, I’ll flow in thanks.___John Taylor

Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.___Nigel Hamilton

Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.___Nigel Hamilton

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.― Erma Bombeck

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.― Erma Bombeck

We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.__John F. Kennedy

We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.__John F. Kennedy

Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day. – Robert Caspar Lintner

Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day. – Robert Caspar Lintner

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.___W. T. Purkiser

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.___W. T. Purkiser

Quotes about Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings.___J. Robert Moskin


We can always find something to be thankful for, no matter what may be the burden of our wants, or the special subject of our petitions.___Albert Barnes

We can always find something to be thankful for, no matter what may be the burden of our wants, or the special subject of our petitions.___Albert Barnes

On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.– William Jennings Bryan

On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.– William Jennings Bryan

Appreciation can change a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.___Margaret Cousins

Appreciation can change a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.___Margaret Cousins

Eucharisteo—thanksgiving—always precedes the miracle.― Ann Voskamp

Eucharisteo—thanksgiving—always precedes the miracle.― Ann Voskamp

Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.___Theodore Roosevelt

Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.___Theodore Roosevelt

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.___Meister Eckhart

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.___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 F. Kennedy

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.___John F. Kennedy

Here in Britain, of course, it’s Thank Fuck We Got Those Weird Jesus Bastards On The Boat Day.― Warren Ellis

Here in Britain, of course, it's Thank Fuck We Got Those Weird Jesus Bastards On The Boat Day.― Warren Ellis

We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.___Neal A. Maxwell

We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.___Neal A. Maxwell

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


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

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

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. – William Blake


Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.― Todd Stocker


Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are.___Joyce Giraud


I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.― Craig Ferguson


I love Thanksgiving because it is a holiday centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.___Marcus Samuelsson


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


The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.___H. U. Westermayer


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.___Ray Stannard Baker


A little “thank you” that you will say to someone for a “little favour” shown to you is a key to unlock the doors that hide unseen “greater favours”. Learn to say “thank you” and why not?― Israelmore Ayivor


The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.__Dalai Lama


Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.___Henry Ward Beecher


If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.― W. Clement Stone


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


Thanksgiving is a joyous invitation to shower the world with love and gratitude.___Amy Leigh Mercree


Thanksgiving was nothing more than a pilgrim-created obstacle in the way of Christmas; a dead bird in the street that forced a brief detour.― Augusten Burroughs


On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been.___Bobby Jindal


My Thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence.___Henry David Thoreau


If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.___W. Clement Stone


Those who are not grateful soon begin to complain of everything.― Thomas Merton


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


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


A sincere attitude of gratitude is a beatitude for secured altitudes. Appreciate what you have been given and you will be promoted higher.― Israelmore Ayivor


Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.___Wilbur D. Nesbit


Give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.___Brian Tracy


Stand up, on this Thanksgiving Day, stand upon your feet. Believe in man. Soberly and with clear eyes, believe in your own time and place. There is not, and there never has been a better time, or a better place to live in.___Phillips Brooks


The most thankful person is the most fully human. – Thomas Goodwin,What Happens When I Pray


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.___Alexander Pope


The more we express thanks, the more gratitude we feel. The more gratitude we feel, the more we express thanks. It’s circular, and it leads to a happier life.___Steve Goodier


Thankfulness is the quickest path to joy. – Jefferson Bethke


My fondest memories are generally the day after Thanksgiving. I get the total decorating Christmas itch.___Katharine McPhee


There is one day that is ours. There is one day when all we Americans who are not self-made go back to the old home to eat saleratus biscuits and marvel how much nearer to the porch the old pump looks than it used to. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.___O. Henry, Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen


All across America, we gather this week with the people we love to give thanks to God for the blessings in our lives.___George W. Bush


Be present in all things and thankful for all things. – Maya Angelou


Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will.___Franklin D. Roosevelt


Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.___Charles Dickens


Thanksgiving reminds us that no matter what befalls us in life, we can take the charred remnants and we can reconstruct a life unimaginably richer than that from which the shards and pieces fell.___Craig D. Lounsbrough


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