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Thanksgiving Quotes for Friends, Colleagues, Teachers To Make You Feel Ecstatic



Thanksgiving Quotes

Thanksgiving Day is about building connections with family members. Family members come together during the festivities and reinforce their bond as a family. Children are taught family values and rituals as well as encouraged to honour the elders of the family and community at large.

During Thanksgiving, the idea of peace is emphasized. Family members, who do not stick around, drive long distances to meet with other family members and celebrate family reunions by eating tasty meals, praying together, singing, and doing other enjoyable activities.

Thanksgiving is also the day that friends and members of the family exchange recipes and prepare meals at home with each other, which is unlike most holidays where the prepared food is usually consumed. Some of the popular dishes served during Thanksgiving festivities include sweet potatoes, corn, pumpkin pie, cranberries, and carved turkeys, to name just a handful.

Thanksgiving gives us a chance to do service and take part in worship rituals. Families, relatives, and coworkers come together to sing songs and give thanksgiving prayers to God. “Thanksgiving prayer” is one of the songs widely sung at Thanksgiving celebrations.

Thanksgiving is one of the activities that tell those people that there is light, that there is a lighter side to life, including family ones, friends, and other wonderful things that life has to bring. Indeed, there are very few chances where a person gets a chance with his or her family to have quality time. Thanksgiving provides this chance, at least once a year.

Thanksgiving is a holiday that recognizes and acknowledges people who have forfeited their own rights for the good of others. The significance of thanksgiving days includes the moment when family members come together to strengthen their relationship as a family; it is also an opportunity for individuals to help and share what they have with the less fortunate in society and, above all, it is an opportunity to express gratitude to those who have sacrificed their interests to the benefit of others.

Now let’s enjoy some of the most welcoming Thanksgiving Quotes to make you feel ecstatic.

Thanksgiving Quotes

“The blessings of harvest time can be found at Thanksgiving.” — Theodore W. Higginsworth

Thanksgiving Quotes by Theodore W. Higginsworth

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.”


“Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.”

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.”

“Give thanks for a little, and you will find a lot.”

“Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.”

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

“He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; the full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.”

“Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.”

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

“Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.”


Thanksgiving Quotes To Show Gratitude

“Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.”

  • “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.”
  • “Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for all of the little things.”
  • “Thanksgiving is an emotional time. 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.”
  • “Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in sync with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.”

“Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the blessings of the past and the hope of the future.”

  • “Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things we are thankful for and to count our blessings.”
  • “Thanksgiving is the day when you turn to another family member and say, ‘How long has Mom been drinking like this.”
  • “Thanksgiving is the time when, The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.”
  • “Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets together to eat, drink and be thankful.”
  • “Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the good things we have and to express our appreciation for the people who make our lives better.”
  • “Thanksgiving is the holiday that bridges the seasons. It asks us to believe that, no matter how dark and cold the winter may be, spring is always on the way.”

Best Inspirational Thanksgiving Quotes

“Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.” — Wilbur D. Nesbit 

Thanksgiving Quotes by Wilbur D. Nesbit 

“Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone…just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“The thankful heart discovers no mercies, but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” ― Germany Kent

“Sometimes the little things in life mean the most.” ― Ellen Hopkins

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.” ― Oprah Winfrey

Thanksgiving Quotes for Friends and Colleagues

Thanksgiving Quotes for Friends and Colleagues

“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.”

“I’ve started to look at life differently. When you’re thanking God for every little you – every meal, every time you wake up, every time you take a sip of water – you can’t help but be more thankful for life itself, for the unlikely and miraculous fact that you exist at all.” ― A.J. Jacobs

“In the New Year, never forget to thank your past years because they enabled you to reach today! Without the stairs of the past, you cannot arrive at the future!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

“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


“The gift was not large as money goes, and my need was not great, but the spirit of the gift is beyond the price and leaves me blessed and in debt.” ― Robert Fulghum

Ecstatic Thanksgiving Quotes

“Thanksgiving is the end of all human conduct, whether observed in words or works.” — J. B. Lightfoot

Thanksgiving Quotes by J. B. Lightfoot 

“I am thankful that there are those among us who have sacrificed dearly on behalf of us. And I ardently pray to God that I might be less like myself and more like them.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Express gratitude for the greatness of small things.” ― Richie Norton

“It is impossible to lose everything and still be alive.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Wealth without thankfulness is nothing more than well-heeled squalor.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“The more thankful that I become the more I realize how pathetically impoverished I was before I became thankful. And I often wonder how impoverished I still am.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“I am thankful that the lessons that I refused to learn refused not to be learned.”

Thanksgiving Quotes On Gratitude

Thanksgiving Quotes On Gratitude

“Gratitude is not just about being thankful for the good things in our life; it is about being thankful for everything in our life.” ― Nadine Sadaka Boulos

“Life is a collection of moments, we can hold on to the good, we can hold on to the bad. Today, let us cherish everything we had. Cheers to it all!”― Tiffany Stoffer

“Wisdom involves appreciating the things that we didn’t achieve as much as we appreciate those that we did.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough


“Letting go of expectation allowed me to celebrate even the smallest victories, to be utterly in the winning moment and thankful for my current state.” ― Hillary Allen

Thanksgiving Quotes for Friends & Colleagues

“Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.” — John Clayton

Thanksgiving Quotes by John Clayton

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

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

“Robert Lintner quote “Thanksgiving was never meant to be a single day.”

“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

“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


“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 Quotes About Gratitude

“Thanksgiving Grace – The humble act of saying thanks is what this day is all about.” — Leslie Barker Garcia

Thanksgiving Quotes by Leslie Barker Garcia

“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.”

“Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.”

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.”

“True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you for that experience.”

“I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy.”

“Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience”


“Good mashed potato is one of the great luxuries of life.”

“The turkey. The sweet potatoes. The stuffing. The pumpkin pie. Is there anything else we all can agree so vehemently about? I don’t think so.”

“If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the aeons, it’s that you can’t give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it.”

“Thanksgiving is the meal we aspire for other meals to resemble.”

“For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.”

Thanksgiving Quotes On Being Thankful

“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

Thanksgiving Quotes

“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

“Over the Thanksgiving holiday I took time to reflect on what is most important to me and realized I need to find a way to put the fun back into racing.” — Kurt Busch

“I absolutely adore Thanksgiving. It’s the only holiday I insist on making myself.” — Ina Garten


“The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.” — Merle Shain

“The best things are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of God just before you.” — Robert Louis Stevenson

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward 

“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

“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

“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

Thanksgiving Quotes by Frank A. Clark


Thanksgiving mostly means giving thanks and appreciating all we have. Often our daily lives get too crazy to remind ourselves how lucky we are.

Thanksgiving has a clear, secular, and inclusive meaning and it can be adopted by people of different backgrounds, different faiths, and different cultures. The message of love, compassion, and appreciation is not about colour, colour, faith, or gender; it is about every heart and soul of human beings.

Hope you enjoyed reading these amazing words of wisdom, so share out these welcoming Thanksgiving Quotes with your loved ones, family, and friends.



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