It is easier for most people to have a count of what went wrong instead of the big and little things they should be thankful for.

So, what are you thankful for today? Practicing gratitude can help change the way you look at life, and you will realize more of the blessings you have received in life and become thankful for them. This is perhaps an amazing and incredible way to make Thanksgiving Day special and memorable.

Whether everything seems to be well going with you at the moment or you are feeling down, sad and depressed, there’s always a reason to be thankful to God. It could be for the gift of life, a cool breeze, and the ability to see beautiful creatures like butterflies and birds in the sky.

The following quotes will inspire you to become thankful for this special holiday and throughout the whole year.

Thanksgiving quotes

The following great list of inspirational thanksgiving sayings encompasses quotes that will suit your specific needs, to make this special holiday memorable such as; thanksgiving quotes to God, inspirations from the bible, and other spiritual books that teach how to be grateful to the thanksgiving quotes for schools and teachers.

Short thanksgiving quotes

The following short thanksgiving sayings are incredibly meaningful. May the following quotes on thanksgiving and gratitude, inspire you to appreciate and never neglect all that you have.

  • “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam
  • “If the only prayer you said in your life was ‘Thank you,’ that would suffice.” – Meister Eckhart
  • “If you really are thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone
  • “Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.” – Amelia Barr
  • “Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones
  • “On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.” William Jennings Bryan
  • “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” – William Blake
  • “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis
  • “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson
  • “Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.” – Wilbur D. Nesbit
  • “I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.” – Erma Bombeck
  • “I suppose I will die never knowing what pumpkin pie tastes like when you have room for it.” – Robert Brault
  • “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone
  • “It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak.” – Phyllis Diller
  •  “Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” – W.J. Cameron
  • “Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.” – Kevin James
  • “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” – William Blake
  • Thanksgiving is so-called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year.” – P. J. O’Rourke

Healing thanksgiving quotes

If you are looking for inspiration on how to say thank you Lord for healing me, the following healing thanksgiving quotes will inspire you to express gratitude on Thanksgiving Day.

  • “The best kind of giving is thanksgiving.” ―Chesterton
  • “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~William Arthur Ward
  • “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” ―Cicero
  • “Thank you Lord. Thank you Lord for the gift of life. Thank you Lord for divine protection. Thank you Lord for daily guidance.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “It was surprisingly difficult to find prayers of thanks—the least represented of any type of prayer.” ― Marie Noël
  • “I am thankful to Lord for His immeasurable blessing upon my life.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “We give thanks to God for the priceless gift of grace.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “Whatever our individual troubles and challenges may be, it’s important to pause every now and then to appreciate all that we have, on every level. We need to literally “count our blessings,” give thanks for them, allow ourselves to enjoy them, and relish the experience of prosperity we already have.” ―Shakti Gawain

Funny thanksgiving quotes

On the special celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, here are some funny thanksgiving quotes to make your family members, friends, and well-wishers burst into laughter.

  • “I know what I’m having for Thanksgiving and it ain’t turkey.” –     Anthony T.” – Hincks
  • “Thanksgiving is not only being aware of the abundance of good in the world but embracing it.” –     Richelle E.” – Goodrich
  • “What’s the sleepiest thing at Thanksgiving dinner? Your nap-kin.” – Linda Bozzo
  • “An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” – Irv Kupcinet
  • “How to cut a turkey the Republican way: give 1% of your guests 99% of the meat.” – Andy Borowitz
  • “I pray for you, that all your misgivings will be melted to thanksgivings.” – Jim Elliot
  • “I’m looking forward to seeing pie this Thanksgiving more than members of my own family.” ― Damien Fahey
  • “It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey.” – I stuffed it through the beak.” –   Phyllis Diller
  • “It was as if God had become not only the object of my praise and thanksgiving but my creative partner as well.” – David Brazzeal
  • “Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother’s tasted better the day before.” ― Rita Rudner
  • “My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.” – Phyllis Diller
  • “My first thought in the morning is thanksgiving.” –  Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “On this Thanksgiving day, let us be grateful that we were not born turkeys.” – Anonymous
  • “Thanksgiving is not some formulaic action based on a tedious ledger that neatly tallies everything I have received so I can determine if being thankful is warranted or not.” – Rather, it’s appreciating the fact that I have already received the privilege of living life which in and of itself will fill the whole of my ledger for the whole of my life.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough
  • “Thanksgiving means thanking the givers.”― Vikrmn
  • “The observance of Thanksgiving Day had been derived from the Pilgrim Fathers.”― Robert Tracy McKenzie
  • “The purest form of thanksgiving unto God is reflected in our knowledge and understanding about who He is, not what we receive from Him! Thanksgiving is a continuous celebration of God’s awesome nature and Supreme Being!”― Israelmore Ayivor
  • “We began to view Thanksgiving as just another paid holiday.” – Shari MacDonald
  • “You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out.” – Jay Leno

What are your favorite thanksgiving quotes from our compilation? Leave it in a comment below.