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#OneWord Thursday: 22 #Thanksgiving Quotes from My Table to Yours…From Serious to Silly to Side-splitting

gratitudeOur Lady of Weight Loss and I had a meeting of the creative minds last night and decided that we would, once again, write out our favorite Thanksgiving quotes on pretty strips of paper and sprinkle them across the Thanksgiving dinner table.

Not only do the quotes provide inspiration, but they also serve as brilliant, effective ways to get a positive conversation started.

 22 #Thanksgiving Quotes from My Table to Yours…From Serious to Silly to Side-splitting

If you are really thankful, what do you do?  You share. ~ W. Clement Stone

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

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. ~ Aesop

Our lives are filled with meeting wonderful people. Make sure those that have become a part of your life hear your words of appreciation. ~ Ace Antonio Hall

I love Thanksgiving turkey … it’s the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~ W.T. Purkiser

If “thank you” is the only prayer you say that will be enough. ~ Meister Eckhart

Thankfulness creates gratitude that generates contentment that causes peace. ~ Todd Stocker

Be sure that your praise songs are numbered higher than your sorrowful dirges and your utmost hope, firmer than your woeful regrets. Be positive. ~ Israelmore Ayivor

Gratitude is the memory of the heart. ~ Massieu

No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night. ~ Elie Wiesel

You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out. ~ Jay Leno

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

What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?” ~ Erma Bombeck

Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action. ~ W.J. Cameron

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land. ~ Jon Stewart

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

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.  ~  Irv Kupcinet

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

It wasn’t easy telling my family that I’m gay.  I made my carefully worded announcement at Thanksgiving. It was very Norman Rockwell. I said, “Mom, would you please pass the gravy to a homosexual?” She passed it to my father. A terrible scene followed. ~ Bob Smith

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. ~ Oscar Wilde

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. – Albert Schweitzer
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