Thanksgiving Quotes and Cards to Share with Family and Friends

Whether you have the opportunity to join family and friends for a traditional Thanksgiving gathering or you can only be present in spirit, let them know through messages delivered as an email, social media post or as a traditional card that accompanies your hostess gift. Here on our site you will find a large collection of the best Thanksgiving Quotes and free Thanksgiving Cards that will help you formulate your own heartfelt words of appreciation this Thanksgiving and express your deepest gratitude to your friends, family, and God. We offer thanksgiving quotes from funny to religious and all are free to use them if you have to make a toast at Thanksgiving or you have to go around the table and tell what makes you thankful. Take them to the table with you this year and don’t forget the most important thing is to just be thankful, no matter what you are grateful for, just be grateful.thanksgiving-18

Quotes of Thanksgiving and Gratitude

  • As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. – By John F. Kennedy
  • 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. – By Oprah Winfrey
  • For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. – By Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?’”- By William A. Ward
  • Gratitude consists of being more aware of what you have, than what you don’t. – By Unknown
  • Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. – By William Faulkner
  • Thanksgiving is nothing if not a glad and reverent lifting of the heart to God in honor and praise for His goodness. – By Robert Casper Lintner
  • Thanksgiving like contentment is a learned attribute. The person who hasn’t learned to be content…lives with the delusion he deserves more or something better. – By Robert Flatt
  • Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day. – By Robert Caspar Lintner
  • The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! – By Henry Ward Beecher
  • Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. – By Seneca


  • 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.  – By Johnny Carson
  • To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do. – By Victor Hugo
  • 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. – By Albert Barnes
  • We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. – By Cynthia Ozick
  • What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal. – By Albert Pine
  • You know that just before that first Thanksgiving dinner there was one wise, old Native American woman saying, Don’t feed them. If you feed them, they’ll never leave. – By Dylan Brody
  • Happy Thanksgiving wishes for the treasured people in your life
  • Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. – By Henry Van Dyke
  • Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. – By Melody Beattie
  • Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more… It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. – By Melody Beattie


  • I praise God because he not only guides my directions but overrules my mistakes. – By H. Norman Pell
  • I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate. – By Elbert Hubbard
  • If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, thank you,” that would suffice.”- By Meister Eckhart
  • If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. – By Robert Quillen
  • I’m thankful for every moment. – By Al Green
  • Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. –W.T. Purkiser
  • Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things. – By Horace
  • Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be carefulthat you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude. – By E.P. Powell
  • Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year. – By P. J. O’Rourke


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