Thursday, November 15, 2012

15 Thanksgiving Day Quotes you should know!

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. Thanksgiving is celebrated each year on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. Because of the longstanding traditions of the holiday, the celebration often extends to the weekend that falls closest to the day it is celebrated. Several other places around the world observe similar celebrations. Historically, Thanksgiving had roots in religious and cultural tradition.( From Wiki). Thanksgiving Day is on Thursday, November 22, 2012.
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Here is a compilation of some of the best and the most famous quotes related to Thanksgiving day:
  • "An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day."  ~Irv Kupcinet
  • "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
  • "Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action."  ~W.J. Cameron
  • "Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life... a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year - and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God."  ~Ray Stannard Baker
  • "On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment - halftime."  ~Unknown
  • "On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence."  ~William Jennings Bryan
  • "Coexistence:  what the farmer does with the turkey - until Thanksgiving."  ~Mike Connolly
  • 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
  • "Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving."  ~W.T. Purkiser
  • "Thanksgiving is possible only for those who take time to remember; no one can give thanks who has a short memory."  ~ Unknown
  • "Thanksgiving, man.  Not a good day to be my pants."  ~Kevin James
  • "Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast."  ~William Shakespeare
  • "Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year."  ~P. J. O'Rourke
  • "If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily." ~Gerald Good
  • "Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day." ~Robert Caspar Lintner

Happy Thanksgiving Day!!

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