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Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy These Holiday Blessings!

I'd just like to wish you A VERY HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

And to remind us all what thanksgiving is really about, I wanted you to read these wonderful and inspiring words about thanksgiving and about its most important lesson - gratitude.

 
 
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“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 
 
“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep? No - here’s to the pilot that weathered the storm.” – George Canning
 
“Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people.” – Samuel Johnson

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

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

“Be aware of what you have in hand rather than to be for what you don’t. Everyone will be grateful to what you have.” —Kurt Avish

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“A man’s indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.” – Ruth Benedict

“What soon grows old? Gratitude.” – Aristotle

“Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.” – Sallust

“There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure for them, but because obligation is a pain.” – Samuel Johnson

“My life has crept so long on a broken wing
Thro’ cells of madness, haunts of horror and fear,
That I come to be grateful at last for a little thing.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson
 

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

“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

“It is literally true, as the thankless say, that they have nothing to be thankful for. He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient. But a thankful heart hath a continual feast.” – W.J. Cameron

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy

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

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

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“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

 
 
“Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.” – Johnny Carson

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