Quotes: thanksgiving

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  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin Hubbard
    American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
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    A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
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    As a kid, I was always mad - just noticing the women at Thanksgiving, running around the kitchen, while the men were watching football. For one, I don't want to cook, and for two, I hate football. I was stuck in the middle.
  • A. C. Swinburne
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    From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
  • Henry van Dyke
    Henry van Dyke
    American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--1933
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    Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and new.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.
  • Bill Hybels
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    If you're a parent, you know how incredibly good it feels when one of your children spontaneously thanks you for something. God is our Father, and he, too, is moved when we express our thanksgiving.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
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    In many ways, September feels like the busiest time of the year: The kids go back to school, work piles up after the summer's dog days, and Thanksgiving is suddenly upon us.
  • Bobby Moynihan
    Bobby Moynihan
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    My mom makes something called green pie, which I thought was a delicacy that many people only had at Thanksgiving, but it turns out it was just Jell-O with whipped cream on it. And it's delicious.
  • Bobby Jindal
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    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.
  • Bill Hybels
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    One prayer routine that is balanced and easy to remember is found in the word ACTS, an acrostic whose four letters stand for adoration, confession, thanksgiving, and supplication.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Shopmas now begins on Thanksgiving Day. Apparently, escaping the families you cannot stand to spend another minute with on Thanksgiving Day to go buy them gifts is how some Americans show their affection for one another. Weird.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.
  • Bob Schieffer
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    The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    Your friend is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving.
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