Posted by: Jodi | November 28, 2010

Quickly Quotable #35 – Thanksgiving Quotes

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

Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths.  At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings.  ~J. Robert Moskin

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

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

Stand up, on this Thanksgiving Day, stand upon your feet.  Believe in man.  Soberly and with clear eyes, believe in your own time and place.  There is not, and there never has been a better time, or a better place to live in.  ~Phillips Brooks

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.  ~Aesop

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  1. Love the idea of believing in “your own time and place.”

  2. “there never has been a better time, or a better place to live in.” Amen.

  3. I feel so fortunate to live in this country, in this time and to have a wonderful family and friends. Thanks for the quotes about gratitude.

  4. I hope everyone had a terrific Thanksgiving weekend, I have plenty to be thankful for as well!


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