#IAmGratefulFor Quotes : An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day!

On November 20, 2014 by Janice Taylor

Your Gain Is My Pain, Call Me! ~ Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach, Hypnotherapist, Author, Artist, Positarian

A few years ago, I started a fun Thanksgiving tradition! I asked those who would be celebrating with us to email me their favorite Thanksgiving quote a few days prior to the festivities, giving me to time to get my creative juices in gear!  Once received, using a celebratory font, I printed them out and placed one quote with each place setting. When we sat down to dine, we read the quotes aloud and guessed who they belonged to!!! What fun! Lots of belly laughs, which not only counts as exercise, but it also added to our feelings of gratitude.  Share your favorite Thanksgiving Quotes!  #IAmThankfulFor

Here are this year’s 26 Thanksgiving Quotes to Chew On!

What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?” ~ Erma Bombeck

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice. ~Meister Eckhart

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” ~William A. Ward

Be aware of what you have in hand rather than to be for what you don’t. Everyone will be grateful to what you have.” ~Kurt Avish

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

Got no checkbooks, got no banks.
Still I’d like to express my thanks.
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night. ~Irving Berlin

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. ~Melody Beattie

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

There is no sincerer love than the love of food. ~ George Bernard Shaw

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day. ~ Irv Kupcinet

Thanksgiving is America’s national chow-down feast, the one occasion each year when gluttony becomes a patriotic duty. ~ Michael Dresser

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

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. ~ Johnny Carson

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. ~ Aesop

I love Thanksgiving turkey … it’s the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

Thankfulness creates gratitude that generates contentment that causes peace. ~ Todd Stocker

Be sure that your praise songs are numbered higher than your sorrowful dirges and your utmost hope, firmer than your woeful regrets. Be positive. ~ Israelmore Ayivor

Gratitude is the memory of the heart. ~ Massieu

No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night. ~ Elie Wiesel

None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy. ~ Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

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

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

It wasn’t easy telling my family that I’m gay. I made my carefully worded announcement at Thanksgiving. It was very Norman Rockwell. I said, “Mom, would you please pass the gravy to a homosexual?” She passed it to my father. A terrible scene followed. ~ Bob Smith

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. ~ Oscar Wilde

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. – Albert Schweitzer

Share your favorite Thanksgiving Quotes!  #IAmThankfulFor

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Janice Taylor

Weight Loss Coach, Hypnotherapist,
Happiness Expert, Author, Artist, Positarian

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