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Thanksgiving Quotes 2017: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Soon, turkeys and gravy will invade millions of home across the United States. An untold number of pants will be unbuttoned to relieve the now-expansive gut of numerous people finishing their meals. How do you plan on celebrating Thanksgiving? Food, family, and awkward table small talk?

Pass the stuffing and the quotes!

On Thursday, November 23, 2017, America gives thanks and eats a sh*t load of food. Expect a lot of leftovers in millions of refrigerators across the nation. If you can, snag me a drumstick, would ya?

The first Thanksgiving dates back to October 1621; a three-day food festival with 90 Native Americans and 53 pilgrims. See! It wasn’t all propaganda! Now, look below to see the most inspirational quotes to help this day of Thanksgiving…


Thanksgiving Quotes 2017: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings

“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


“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” – William Blake


“I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual.” – Henry David Thoreau


“Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.” – Nigel Hamilton


“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth


“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


“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” – Irv Kupcinet


“My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and stuffing; the sweet potatoes and rice, which come from my mother’s Southern heritage; the mashed potatoes, which come from my wife’s Midwestern roots; the Campbell’s green-bean casserole; and of course, pumpkin pie.” – Douglas Conant


“Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last.” – Lawrence Welk


“A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.” – Kin Hubbard


It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.” – Marilu Henner


“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” – Frank A. Clark


“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


“There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.” – O. Henry


“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good: his love endures forever.” – J Chronicles 16:34


“Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.” – Kevin James


“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


“I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.” – Marcus Samuelsson


“Since 1981, I’ve spent every Thanksgiving Day broadcasting a game, and it is one of my favorite days. You can say, ‘Woe is me, I never get to be part of the tradition,’ or you can say, ‘Heck, we’ve got our own tradition, and it’s pretty good.'” – John Madden


“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




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