100 Thanksgiving Quotes – “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

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100 Thanksgiving quotes
100 Thanksgiving quotes

1.“No matter what the situation is…close your eyes and think of all the things in your life you could be grateful for right now.” Deepak Copra

2.“If you attain fame and fortune, and do not attain gratitude along with it, the chances are that you will not enjoy that fame or that fortune.” — Napoleon Hill

3. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” —Winston Churchill

4. “Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective.” — Germany Kent

5“To become a better you, remember to be grateful to people who have contributed to making you who you are today.” — Israelmore Ayivor

6. “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

7. “Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.” — Gertrude Stein

8. “Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.” — John Wooden

9. “Gratitude is a feedback loop that will show you where you are thriving.” — Danielle LaPorte

10. “In life, one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day—or to celebrate each special day.” — Rasheed Ogunlaru

11. “Gratitude for the seemingly insignificant—a seed—this plants the giant miracle.” — Ann Voskamp

12. “Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first or the last time, then your time on earth will be filled with glory.” — Betty Smith

13. “I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.” — Roger Federer

14. “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. Kenedy

15. “Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.” — Todd Stocker

16. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein

17. “The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” — Eric Hoffer

18. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” — Thornton Wilder

19. “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

20. “Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.” — Willard Scott

21.“Nature happens, but sometimes, if you’re not told just how special it is, you take it for granted. The same can be true with people.” — Julieanne O’Connor

22. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” — Denis Waitley

23. “When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.” — Shannon L. Alder

24. “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward

25. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” — Eckhart Tolle

26. “Can you see the holiness in those things you take for granted—a paved road or a washing machine? If you concentrate on finding what is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” — Rabbi Harold Kushner

27. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” — Oscar Wilde

28. “Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have—life itself.” — Walter Anderson

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

30. “Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” — William James

31.“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” — Willie Nelson

32. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” — Helen Keller

33. “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

34. “Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life: Each year has grown better than the last.” — Lawrence Welk

35. “Too often, we forget to thank the people who are closest to us. They are easy to take for granted, and we can expend all our patience and niceties on strangers and have only leftovers to give our family.” — Kent Brantly

36. “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.” — Robert Caspar Lintner

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

38. “We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.” — Neal A. Maxwell

39. “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

40. “I am one of the happiest gals you know because I choose it every single day. I choose to practice gratitude; I choose to surround myself with things and people who support positivity.” — Rachel Hollis

41. “‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.” — Alice Walker

42. “Gratitude doesn’t change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can clearly see the colors.” — Richelle E. Goodrich

43. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

44. “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

45. “The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.” — Amelia Earhart

46. “Live a life full of humility, gratitude, intellectual curiosity, and never stop learning.” — GZA

47. “Happiness already exists in your life. All you need to do is tune into it. And you can start doing that right now.” — Anthon St. Maarten

48. “You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life.” — Sarah Ban Breathnach

49. “If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we’d all be much happier.” — John Wooden

50. “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.” — William Wordsworth

51. “When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.” -Dalai Lama

52. “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” — Maya Angelou

53. “If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.” — Robert Quillen

54. “Everything changed when I switched from saying ‘I have to do this’ to ‘I GET to do this.’” — Charlotte Eriksson

55. “Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.” — Roy T. Bennett

56. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” — Willie Nelson

57. “Happiness is a quality of the soul…not a function of one’s material circumstances.” — Aristotle

58. “An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.” — Brian Tracy

59. “Count your blessings. Focus on what you’ve got. Spread the positive vibes.” — Jyoti Patel

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

61. “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” — William Blake

62. “When you give and carry out acts of kindness, it’s as though something inside your body responds and says, ‘Yes, this is how I ought to feel.’” — Rabbi Harold Kushner

63. “There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” — Ralph H. Blum

64. “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

65. “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” — Roy T. Bennett

66. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” — Epicurus

67. “The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.” — Seneca

68. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” — Epictetus

69. “Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today.” — Steve Maraboli

70. “You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.” — Kahlil Gibran

71. “Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” — Voltaire

72. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” — Brené Brown

73. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” Buddha

74. “Be thankful for your allotment in an imperfect world. Though better circumstances can be imagined, far worse are nearer misses than you probably care to realize.” — Richelle E. Goodrich

75. “It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” — Germany Kent

76. “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take thing for granted or take them with gratitude.” — G.K. Chesterton

77. “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” — Dalai Lama

78. “Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.” — John Ortberg

79. “Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.” — Henry Clay

80. “Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.” — Mother Teresa

81. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” — Robert Brault

82. “Sometimes we focus so much on what we don’t have that we fail to see, appreciate, and use what we do have!” — Jeff Dixon

83. “This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” — Maya Angelou

84. “Being in the habit of saying ‘Thank you,’ of making sure that people receive attention so they know you value them, of not presuming that people will always be there—this is a good habit, regardless…make sure to give virtual and actual high-fives to those who rock and rock hard.” — Sarah Wendell

85. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” — Charles Dickens

86. “Gratitude always comes into play; research shows that people are happier if they are grateful for the positive things in their lives, rather than worrying about what might be missing.” — Dan Buettner

87. “Superficial social niceties are far different from the deep emotion of thanksgiving.” — Alexandra Katehakis

89. “The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.” — Hannah Whitall Smith

89. “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” — Marcel Proust

90. “Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” — Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr

91. “Expectation has brought me disappointment. Disappointment has brought me wisdom. Acceptance, gratitude and appreciation have brought me joy and fulfillment.” — Rasheed Ogunlaru

92. “Embrace every new day with gratitude, hope and love.” — Lailah Gifty Akita

93. “Thanksgiving creates abundance.” — Ann Voskamp

94. “Got no checkbooks, got no banks. Still I’d like to express my thanks. I’ve got the sun in the mornin’ and the moon at night.” — Irving Berlin

95. “I only own something because someone somewhere sacrificed in order to create the situation where I have the opportunity to own it. And therefore, the more I own the more I owe.” — Craig D. Lounsbrough

96. “Every time we decide to be grateful it will be easier to see new things to be grateful for. Gratitude begets gratitude, just as love begets love.” — Henri J.M. Nouwen

97. “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” — A.A. Milne

98. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” — Oscar Wilde

99. “If you think of all the people you know, you will not be able to name one who is ungrateful and happy. The two are mutually exclusive.” — Dennis Prager

100. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” Mother Teresa

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