Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.— William Shakespeare
Courageous Great Thanksgiving quotations
There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.
There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed.
If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.
All that we behold is full of blessings.
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies.
To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted.
To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything.
When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
All revival begins, and continues, in the prayer meeting.
Some have also called prayer the "great fruit of revival." In times of revival, thousands may be found on their knees for hours, lifting up their heartfelt cries, with thanksgiving, to heaven.
'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say.
[when asked about what he was most thankful about]: Being alive.
After heart surgery, you dig that part. Breath, family and friends are just amazing. Just to have a second shot is pretty great!
There is no greater difference between men than between grateful and ungrateful people.
Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.
G.B. Stern "If you count all your assets, you always show a profit."
If you say I'm great, thank you very much. But I know what I am. I could be better, man, you know?
That's one of the great things about Thanksgiving: Football's on!
How can God entrust great things to one who will not thankfully receive from Him the little things?
I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.
What am I grateful for? Aside from my own great life, you mean? I'm just grateful that my wife, and daughter, and dogs are all healthy.
Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th day of November next to be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be.
The best kind of giving is thanksgiving.
It is delightfully easy to thank God for the grace we ourselves have received, but it requires great grace to thank God always for the grace given to others.
I love Francis Bacon. I just saw a great Jackson Pollock exhibit at the Dallas Museum when I was home for Thanksgiving.
The inspiration was this great group of 40 or 50 relatives, sometimes for Thanksgiving or Passover or something and my brothers would just go up and make them laugh.
My mother is a great hunter - she usually shoots our Thanksgiving turkey.
Your national greatness, swelling vanity;
your denunciation of tyrants, brass-fronted impudence; your shouts of liberty and equality, hollow mockery; your prayers and hymns, your sermons and thanksgivings, with all your religious parade and solemnity, are, to Him, mere bombast, fraud, deception, impiety, and hypocrisy-a thin veil to cover up crimes which would disgrace a nation of savages.
Turkeys are misunderstood. Once I adopted turkeys, I understood this large bird to be a great companion.
I never travel across this great nation without experiencing a feeling of gratitude and thanksgiving for all that we have and are. As I see its broad fruitful farms, its humming factories, its gleaming cities, certainly it is easy to realize that we have achieved unequaled material progress in this great country.
You think you have a handle on God, the Universe, and the Great White Light until you go home for Thanksgiving. In an hour, you realize how far you've got to go and who is the real turkey.
There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
When I walk through an airport and people go, 'You're not fat!' I'm like, 'Thanks. That's great. Good to know I'm not fat today! Thank you!'