Inspirational Thanksgiving Sayings

A collection of inspirational Thanksgiving sayings to inspire yourself and those you are wishing on this awesome day of Thanksgiving. Let’s be thankful while being a source of inspiration for others.

Thanksgiving Inspiring

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

We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning. ~ Albert Barnes

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

Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life. ~Northrup Christiane

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

I do not think of all the misery, but of the glory that remains. Go outside into the fields, nature and the sun, go out and seek happiness in yourself and in God. Think of the beauty that again and again discharges itself within and without you and be happy. ~Anne Frank

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

For hearts that are kindly, with virtue and peace, and not seeking blindly a hoard to increase; for those who are grieving o’er life’s sordid plan; for souls still believing in heaven and man; for homes that are lowly with love at the board; for things that are holy, I thank thee, O Lord! ~Walt Mason

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

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

The things that we most of the time take for granted are always those that deserve our gratitude. Be thankful to that thing or person today and make every day of the year a personal Thanksgiving one. ~Kurt Avish

Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road. ~John Henry Jowett

Blessed are those that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting. ~Unknown
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No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. ~Unknown Author

Sometime we complain that God put thorns on Roses. Yet others will rather say that God is good to have placed Roses among the thorns. In both cases we shall however be thankful for the roses. ~ Kurt Avish

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

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

We give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way.~ Ritual Chant

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

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.~ William Arthur Ward

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

Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. ~ Native American Saying

If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. ~Robert Quillen

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one. ~Mother Teresa

It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor. ~George Washington

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live. ~Jackie Windspear

Who does not thank for little will not thank for much. ~ Estonian proverb

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