Thanksgiving Day Quotes

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

Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.

Edward Sandford Martin

I am a member of a party of one, and I live in an age of fear. Nothing lately has unsettled my party and raised my fears as much as your editorial, on Thanksgiving Day, suggesting that employees should be required to state their beliefs in order to hold their jobs. The idea is inconsistent with our constitutional theory and has been stubbornly opposed by watchful men since the early days of the Republic.

E. B. White

Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving. Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday.

John Clayton

The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.

Bob Schieffer

If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.

Tony Snow

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.

Irv Kupcinet

Our Thanksgiving Day, becoming the focus, as it were, of the private life and virtues of the people, should be hallowed and exalted, and made the day of generous deeds and innocent enjoyments, of noble aspirations and heavenly hopes.

Sarah J. Hale

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

On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.

William Jennings Bryan

The pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts÷ nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.

H. W. Westermayer

On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.

William Jennings Bryan

The pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts ÷ nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.

H. W. Westermayer

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.

Irv Kupcinet

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.

H. U. Westermayer

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.

Irv Kupcinet

There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.

O. Henry
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