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
Fantastic Turkey Day quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.
Thanksgiving. It's like we didn't even try to come up with a tradition. The tradition is, we overeat. 'Hey, how about at Thanksgiving we just eat a lot?' 'But we do that every day!' 'Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?'
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
Stand up, on this Thanksgiving Day, stand upon your feet.
Believe in man. Soberly and with clear eyes, believe in your own time and place. There is not, and there never has been a better time, or a better place to live in.
I love Thanksgiving turkey... It's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song.
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
Germany and Turkey are two countries that need each other.
As political leaders we will leave our offices one day, but our people will remain and have to get along with each other. So we shouldnt give them negative messages.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
Thanksgiving is the day when you turn to another family member and say, 'How long has Mom been drinking like this?' My Mom, after six Bloody Marys looks at the turkey and goes, 'Here, kitty, kitty.'
A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.
Coexistence: what the farmer does with the turkey - until Thanksgiving.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue but the parent of all the other virtues.
Thanksgiving Day - Let all give humble, hearty, and sincere thanks, now, but the turkeys. In the island of Fiji they do not use turkeys, they use plumbers. It does not become you and me to sneer at Fiji.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
He was addicted to me and now he has gone cold turkey.
He used to send me fifty texts a day. And now he is ignoring me. It's like I was once his Barack Obama. And now I am John McCain, conceding defeat like a sad-face sock puppet, knowing I have sold the best of myself. He, my electorate, not only does not want me, he actively feels pity.
When Turkey began approaching the EU, I wasn't the only one who worried that the dark stain in Turkey's history - or rather the history of the Ottoman Empire - could become a problem one day. In other words, what happened to the Armenians in World War I. That's why I couldn't leave the issue untouched.
It was dramatic to watch my grandmother decapitate a turkey with an ax the day before Thanksgiving. Nowadays the expense of hiring grandmothers for the ax work would probably qualify all turkeys so honored with gourmet status.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak.
Cooking Tip: Wrap turkey leftovers in aluminum foil and throw them out.
Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.
When I was a kid in Indiana, we thought it would be fun to get a turkey a year ahead of time and feed it and so on for the following Thanksgiving. But by the time Thanksgiving came around, we sort of thought of the turkey as a pet, so we ate the dog. Only kidding. It was the cat!
I start the day with oatmeal with vanilla almond milk.
If I don't, I'm dying by noon and eating everything in sight. On-set, I avoid crap and pack soup and salad. I cook pork chops or turkey tacos for dinner.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
The turkey that President Obama will pardon this Thanksgiving is from California. The turkey said, "I don't need a pardon. I need a job.'
A journey of four hundred and thirty miles can be made in any part of the United States, but in Turkey it takes as many days.
I felt overstuffed and dull and disappointed, the way I always do the day after Christmas, as if whatever it was the pine boughs and the candles and the silver and gilt-ribboned presents and the birch-log fires and the Christmas turkey and the carols at the piano promised never came to pass.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Thanksgiving day. Let us all give humble, hearty, and sincere thanks now, but the turkeys.
The arrogance of the young is a direct result of not having known enough consequences. The turkey that every day greedily approaches the farmer who tosses him grain is not wrong. It is just that no one ever told him about Thanksgiving.
The turkey has a destiny which ends on San Martino's day.
You will never have this day again, so make it count.
I have heard of Texas pioneers living without bread or anything made from the cereals for months without suffering, using the breast-meat of wild turkeys for bread. Of this kind, they had plenty in the good old days when life, though considered less safe, was fussed over the less.
Most turkeys taste better the day after, my mother's tasted better the day before.
I did get to shadow some amazing brain surgeons, a female brain surgeon in Toronto, another surgeon in London. And then we had a surgeon onset [of Doctor Strange] every day. So and he taught me to do sutures and was practicing on turkey breasts, raw turkey breasts.
And turkeys are a bird. A very nervous bird. You'd be nervous too if you knew that one day you'd get your head cut off and... filled with stuffing.
I don't read newspapers in the morning.
I take a look at the dailies in the afternoon, but only when I've finished my work for the day. Reading about what is happening in Turkey once again would only be demoralizing for me.