180+ Thanksgiving Quotes To Express Your Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a holiday in which we express our appreciation for everything and everyone in our lives. We receive many things throughout the year, and many people do many kind and lovely things for us; Thanksgiving is a fantastic time to sit and pour out our deepest emotions for one another, and to recall all the things we are thankful for. It is a day to express gratitude and appreciate the people in our lives. So, what are you waiting for?

Send a special thanksgiving message or quote to those you are grateful to and wish them a happy Thanksgiving. You can discover beautiful and wonderful Thanksgiving Quotes with Images down below. Read through the list and select your favorite thanksgiving wish or quote, then send it to your loved ones to make them happy.

Thanksgiving Quotes

“Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.” – Nigel Hamilton

“If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.” – Ina Garten

“Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.” – Amy Grant

Best Thanksgiving Quotes

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” – Henry David Thoreau

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

“Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.” – William Shakespeare

“We should just be thankful for being together. I think that’s what they mean by Thanksgiving, Charlie Brown.” – Marcie

“A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.” – Kin Hubbard

“I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy.” – Will Arnett

“There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving day is the one day that is purely American.” – O. Henry

“We must find the time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F Kennedy

“If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the eons, it’s that you can’t give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it.” – Rick Riordan

“A thought about thanksgiving day: once, there was this day when…everyone realized they needed each other.” – April Burns

“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” – Irv Kupcinet

“Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” – Randy Pausch

“Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.” – Franz Grillparzer

“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

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Coexistence: what the farmer does with the turkey — until Thanksgiving.” – Mike Connolly

“I’m thankful for each and every day. We never know when time is up.” – Chuck Berry

Popular Thanksgiving-Quotes

“It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.” – David Steindl-Rast

“Even though we’re a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.” – Richard Roeper

“Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.” – Willard Scott

“He who thanks but with the lips thanks but in part; the full, the true thanksgiving comes from the heart.” – J.A. Shedd

“Thanks for this day, for all birds safe in their nests, for whatever this is, for life.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“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

“The more we express thanks, the more gratitude we feel. The more gratitude we feel, the more we express thanks. It’s circular, and it leads to a happier life.” – Steve Goodier

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” – Rumi

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.” – Maya Angelou

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” – Oscar Wilde

“Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience.” – Roy T. Bennett

Famous Thanksgiving Quotes

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton

“Thanksgiving is the meal we aspire for other meals to resemble.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” – Friedrich Koenig

Short Thanksgiving Quotes

“Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.” – Robert Caspar Lintner

“To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything.” – Thomas Merton

“It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without a little emotional scarring.” – Friends

“I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy.” – Will Arnett

“I’m thankful for every moment.” – Al Green


“Eat pie, drink wine, and be thankful.” – Anonymous

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank

“Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” – W. J. Cameron

“If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.” – Ina Garten

“Thankfulness is the quickest path to joy.” – Jefferson Bethke

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.” – Melody Beattie

“Good mashed potato is one of the great luxuries of life.” – Lindsey Bareham

“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.” – Frank A. Clark

“Stuffing is the glue that holds us all together.” – Anonymous

“May your Thanksgiving be full of peace, love and joy.” – Anonymous


“Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” – Doris Day

“On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.” – William Jennings Bryan

Thanksgiving Quotes for Friends

“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You and I should count our blessings, but we should also make them count!” – Neal A. Maxwell

“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.” – Frank A. Clark

“Happy Thanksgiving! May you and your family enjoy a grand feast and loving company.”

“Our love grows stronger with each passing day. I feel God has blessed us with great love and I am so thankful.” – Kate Summers

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde

“I want to thank you for the profound joy I’ve had in the in the thought of you.” – Rosie Alison

“Friend, wishing you Thanksgiving moments that are as sweet as pumpkin pie.”

“My friend, Happy Thanksgiving to you! May all your hard work bring color to your life and take you to the highest peak of success.”

“Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality.” – Alfred Painter

“The truth is, not saying ‘thank you’ does more damage than actually saying ‘thank you’ does good.” – Tommy Wyatt

“Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.” – Hansa Proverb

“Even though we fight sometimes, having you as a friend in my life not only makes each day more bearable, but you make every day more like a fairytale. Happy Thanksgiving to my best friend ever.”

“May our coming days always be filled with thanks and giving. Happy Thanksgiving, dearest friend.”

“Celebrating the essence of friendship, grateful for the support that comes with its gains. Happy Thanksgiving, dear friend.”

Thanksgiving Quotes for Family

“I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family.” – Marcus Samuelsson

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.” – Melody Beattie

“Superficial social niceties are far different from the deep emotion of thanksgiving.” – Alexandra Katehakis

“There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.” – Jerry Seinfeld

“I love Thanksgiving because it is a holiday centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.” – Marcus Samuelsson

“You can’t have Thanksgiving without turkey. That’s like fourth of July without apple pie or Friday with no two pizzas.” – Joey Tribbiani

“Every Thanksgiving I bring the champagne, because in my family we all know what our strengths are.” – Gloria Fallon

“Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.” – Wilbur D. Nesbit

“Let me always count my blessings. To be thankful for my family and friends. To be thankful for the simple things that life has to offer.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food.” – Daniel Humm

“Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” – Irina Shayk

“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.” – Lionel Hampton

“My family is my life and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” – Michael Imperioli

“When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong

“To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.” – Victor Hugo

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

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Thanksgiving Quotes for Appreciation

“Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire


“Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it all into words is all that is necessary.” – Margaret Cousins

“Gratitude opens the door, the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.” – Deepak Chopra

“Gratitude can transform common days into Thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama

“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

“Memorable occasions should be the expressions of appreciation.” – Simon Kuznets

“Although Thanksgiving comes but once a year, every day should be a day of Thanks.” – Monique Hammond

“It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy.” – Anonymous

“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” – Gerald Good


“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart

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

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Romantic Thanksgiving Quotes

“On this Thanksgiving Day and every day, I am grateful for you and the love that we share.”

“Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all the blessings in our lives, and you are the biggest blessing of all.”

“Thanksgiving is a time when we count our blessings, and you are the biggest blessing in my life.”

“If our love could come this far, I’m sure we could walk briskly through the rest of the journey ahead of us. Happy Thanksgiving, darling.”

“I hope to give you immeasurable joy just as much as you’ve given me. Happy Thanksgiving, my true love.”

“From the day we met, the spirit of Thanksgiving fills my heart with gratitude and bliss all year long.”

“My true love: Happy Thanksgiving. The best moment of my days is when I remember you love me.”

“Without you in my life, I’ll have nothing to be thankful for. You’re the gratification of my desire.”

“You give me every reason to reference today as a day of Thanksgiving. You’re the reason I am grateful.”

“Happy Thanksgiving, My Loves. May the warm glow of autumn surround you as you celebrate the holiday with family and friends.”

“Sharing a happy love; effervescing like liquor. I couldn’t have asked for more. It’s worth being thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving, love.”

Romantic Thanksgiving Quotes

“The joyful look of your eyes makes every Thanksgiving Day worthwhile.”

“We did quarrel, argue and fight. But our love proved stronger than our differences. I’m thankful for the love we share.”

“You lifted up my spirit and caused me to appreciate this air that I breathe. Happy Thanksgiving, my love.”

“With a thankful heart, I am so happy to celebrate this special day together. I love you.”

“As I give thanks for life, I also give thanks for the rare privilege to love and be loved. Happy Thanksgiving, my true love.”

“A day set aside to honor you. But every day to love you, my darling. Happy Thanksgiving, my one and only.”

“The future of our love is fairer than the day and brighter than the sun. This truth rises a sense of gratitude in me.”

“You came in at the right time and gave me joy just in time. Thanks for arriving at the best moment, my love.”

“I’ll throw a feast to celebrate our love. I’ll sing for joy to show my thankfulness. What we have is so rare.”

“You adorn me like I’m the only one you see. Happy Thanksgiving, my love.”

“No number of romantic words can express how much you mean to me. Happy Thanksgiving, have a lovely day. I love you.”

Thanksgiving Quotes from Bible

“Keep on praying and guard your prayers with thanksgiving.” – Colossians 4:2

“Offer God a sacrifice of thanksgiving! Fulfill the promises you made to the Most High!” – Psalm 50:14

“You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.” – Psalm 4:7

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” – 1 Chronicles 16:34


“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” – Philippians 4:6

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” – James 1:17

“The earth has yielded its produce; God, our God, blesses us.” – Psalm 67:6

“You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.” – 2 Corinthians 9:11

“The one who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving is the one who honors me. And it is to the one who charts the correct path that I will show divine salvation.” – Psalm 50:23

“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” – Colossians 4:2

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” – Galatians 6:9

“Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.” – Psalm 95:1

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.” – Psalm 100:4


“When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the Lord your God for the good land he has given you.” – Deuteronomy 8:10

“When you sacrifice a thank offering to the Lord, sacrifice it in such a way that it will be accepted on your behalf.” – Leviticus 22:29

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Quotes About Thanksgiving To God

“Praise God even when you don’t understand what He is doing.” – Henry Jacobsen

“Life is a celebration. Consider everything that makes you happy as a gift from God and say, ‘Thank you.'” – Francis Lucille

“You need to thank God because you could be fighting battles, but fighting for your life is not one of them.” – Gift Gugu Mona

“A heart that loves God does not come to God to get things from Him but just to love Him for His sake.” – Benjamin Sealey

“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


“Never give up hope. All things are working for your good. One day, you’ll look back on everything you’ve been through and thank God for it.” – Germany Kent

“Worship is a way of gladly reflecting back to God the radiance of His worth.” – John Piper

“I’m blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.” – Lil Wayne

“Thankfully, what God does is always bigger than our ability to contain it.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is a soil from which thanks naturally grow.” – Henry Beecher

“If there were ever a secret for unleashing God’s powerful peace in a situation, it would be developing a heart of true thanksgiving.” – Lysa TerKeurst

“I am thankful to Lord for His immeasurable blessing upon my life.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Before you fall asleep at night, thank God for three things that happened during the day.” – Robert Morgan

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18

“The Bible tells us that whenever we come before God, whatever our purpose or prayer request, we are always to come with a thankful heart.” – David Jeremiah

“No matter what our circumstance, we can find a reason to be thankful.” – David Jeremiah

Funny Thanksgiving Quotes

“If you think Independence Day is America’s defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.” – Tony Snow

“I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.” – Erma Bombeck

“I’m looking forward to seeing pie this Thanksgiving more than members of my own family.” – Damien Fahey

“I can’t cook a Thanksgiving dinner. All I can make is cold cereal and maybe toast.” – Charlie Brown

“Thanksgiving is so called because we are all so thankful that it only comes once a year.” – P.J. O’Rourke

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” – Erma Bombeck

“You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out.” – Jay Leno

“Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings, one by one, as each relative goes home.” – Melanie White

“We’re having something different this year for Thanksgiving. Instead of a turkey, we’re having a swan. You get more stuffing.” – George Carlin

“On this Thanksgiving day, let us be grateful that we were not born turkeys.” – Anonymous

“It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak.” – Phyllis Diller

“What do police officers eat on Thanksgiving? Corn on the cop.” – Linda Bozzo

“We began to view Thanksgiving as just another paid holiday.” – Shari MacDonald

“Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother’s tasted better the day before.” – Rita Rudner

“Thanksgiving means thanking the givers.” – Vikrmn

“What’s the sleepiest thing at Thanksgiving dinner?Your nap-kin.” – Linda Bozzo

“My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.” – Phyllis Diller

Thanksgiving Quotes for Instagram

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things.” – Maya Angelou

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect towards others.” – Dalai Lama

“What if, today, we were grateful for everything?” – Charlie Brown

“Gratitude paints little smiley faces on everything it touches.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

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

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” – Anonymous


“The heart that gives thanks is a happy one, for we cannot feel thankful and unhappy at the same time.” – Douglas Wood

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“I started out giving thanks for small things, and the more thankful I became, the more my bounty increased.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy.” – Marcel Proust

Saying thank you and being appreciative for kind words or actions is a wonderful virtue. It is always important to acknowledge the good that others do for us and to express our gratitude with a thank you. The holiday season provides a chance to do so freely. Many times, people are unaware of how their small acts of kindness may impact your heart; this holiday allows you to remind them and express your thankfulness for every good word or deed. It is also a really memorable day to roast a turkey, invite your friends and family, and have a wonderful time while being thankful for their presence.

It’s also a fantastic opportunity to thank God for being so kind in allowing us to live and blessing us with wonderful things. However, it is never easy to find the appropriate words to show your appreciation to others. As a result, we have compiled a lovely selection of thanksgiving quotes and wishes to assist you in conveying the perfect sentiments to your loved ones. If you wish to send a message with pictures attached, we offer Thanksgiving quotes and sayings with images. Choose the appropriate right message and express your gratitude to those you are grateful for this Thanksgiving.

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