50 Quotes That Make for Heartfelt Thanksgiving Toasts

Start off your feast with these inspiring words.

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Raise your glass and share one of these inspiring Thanksgiving quotes with loved ones to show just how thankful you are. These messages about gratitude and family are just the thing to kick off your Thanksgiving feast and festivities.

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Amy Leigh Mercree

“Thanksgiving is a joyous invitation to shower the world with love and gratitude.”

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Wilbur D. Nesbit

“Forever on Thanksgiving the heart will find the pathway home.”

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Norman Vincent Peale

“The more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.”

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Willie Nelson

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”

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James E. Faust

“The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us.”

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Maya Angelou

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”

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Charlie Brown

“What if today, we were just grateful for everything?”

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W. Clement Stone

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.”

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Bruce Wilkinson

“A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.”

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David Steindl-Rast

“It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.”

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Marcus Samuelsson

"I love Thanksgiving because it's a holiday that is centered around food and family."

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Wale Ayeni

“Be thankful for what you have. Your life is someone else’s fairy tale.”

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William Blake

"The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest."

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David O. McKay

“Thankfulness is measured by the number of words. Gratitude is measured by the nature of our actions.”

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G.K. Chesterton

“Thanks are the highest form of thought, and gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

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Jonathan Safran Foer

“Thanksgiving is the holiday that encompasses all others. All of them, from Martin Luther King Day to Arbor Day to Christmas to Valentine’s Day, are in one way or another about being thankful.”

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Henry David Thoreau

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.”

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Anonymous

"When you love what you have, you have everything you need."

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Oprah Winfrey

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more."

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Nigel Hamilton

"Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude."

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Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others."

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Frank A. Clark

"If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get."

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E.P. Powell

“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."

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Wilbur D. Nesbit

"Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home."

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Katrina Mayer

"Thanksgiving isn't just a day. It's a way we can live our lives every day."

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H.A. Ironside

"We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction."

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Neal A. Maxwell

"We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count."

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Elbert Hubbard

"I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate."

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Meister Eckhart

"If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough."

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John F. Kennedy

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

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