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25 Gratitude Quotes to Warm Your Heart on Thanksgiving

CDEThanksgivinglogo 267x300As Thanksgiving rolls around again, it’s time to thank those who mean a lot in our lives and share some gratitude quotes to warm your heart.

These inspirational quotes are worth sharing with your friends and loved ones.

Enjoy!

1. “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.” –Oprah Winfrey

2. “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” –Kristin Armstrong

3. “Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people.” –Samuel Johnson

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

5. “An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.”  –Irv Kupcinet

6. “Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.” –Lionel Hampton

7. “Friendships begin with liking or gratitude—roots that can be pulled up.” –George Eliot

8. “Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” –Erma Bombeck

9. “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

10. “What soon grows old? Gratitude.” –Aristotle

11. “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

12. “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” –Gilbert K. Chesterton

13. “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” –Henry Ward Beecher

14. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” –Marcus Tullius Cicero

15. “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” –Melody Beattie

16. “Gratitude helps you to grow and expand; gratitude brings joy and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you.” –Eileen Caddy

17. “Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.” –Dietrich Bonhoeffer

18. “Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.” –Joseph Wood Krutch

19. “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” –Karl Barth

20. “Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” –Jacques Maritain

21. “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.” –Konrad von Gesner

22. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” –William Arthur Ward

23. “As long as thanks is possible, then joy is always possible.” –Ann Voskamp

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

25. “The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” ?Henry Ward Beecher

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20 Quotes for Thanksgiving Worth Sharing

CDEThanksgivinglogo 150x150As we gather together with our friends, family, and loved ones, it’s time to reflect on all that you’re grateful for. This Thanksgiving, we’re happy to share our favorite quotes from the web and Twitter for gratitude on the holiday.

Happy Thanksgiving.

1. Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. ~Seneca

2. 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

3. 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. ~ Victor Hugo

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

5. In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. ~Dietrich Bonhoeffer

6. The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. ~Henry Ward Beecher

7. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.  ~John F. Kennedy

8. Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.  ~Edward Sandford Martin

9. 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

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

11. Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.  ~Robert Caspar Lintner

12. Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.  They are consumed in twelve minutes.  Half-times take twelve minutes.  This is not coincidence.  ~Erma Bombeck

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

14. Forever on Thanksgiving Day, the heart will find the pathway home.?~Wilbur D. Nesbit

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

16. Thanksgiving is possible only for those who take time to remember; no one can give thanks who has a short memory.  ~Unknown

17. Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel.  ~Unknown

18. Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.  ~Aesop

19. Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.  ~William Shakespeare

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

Wishing you much love and joy in cyberspace, or wherever you may roam.

Julie Spira and the Cyber-Dating Expert Team.