Top 177 Thanksgiving Quotes

Thanksgiving is a special time when we gather with loved ones, reflecting on the blessings and abundance in our lives. It is a time of gratitude, appreciation, and the joy of coming together. In this article, we delve into a collection of heartfelt Thanksgiving quotes that warm the heart and inspire a spirit of gratitude.

Amidst the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, Thanksgiving provides a precious opportunity to pause and reflect on the blessings that surround us. Through these quotes, we are reminded to cultivate an attitude of gratitude, recognizing the beauty in both the big and small moments of life. They serve as gentle reminders to appreciate the love, the relationships, and the abundance that enrich our lives each day.

Thanksgiving quotes touch upon themes of family, togetherness, and the power of connection. They remind us of the importance of gathering around the table, sharing a meal, and creating lasting memories. These quotes evoke a sense of warmth, comfort, and nostalgia, transporting us back to moments of laughter, love, and cherished traditions.

The beauty of Thanksgiving quotes lies in their ability to transcend the holiday itself. They encourage us to carry the spirit of gratitude with us throughout the year, reminding us to express appreciation for the people, experiences, and opportunities that enrich our lives. These quotes invite us to extend acts of kindness and compassion to others, fostering a sense of community and unity.

As we immerse ourselves in the uplifting words of Thanksgiving quotes, let us reflect on the abundance that surrounds us. Let us pause to give thanks for the blessings we often take for granted. Through these quotes, we are reminded that gratitude is not just a fleeting sentiment, but a transformative mindset that can bring joy, contentment, and a deeper appreciation for life.

Embracing Gratitude: Inspiring Thanksgiving Quotes

Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid a

Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!
Joseph B. Wirthlin
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
You can’t have a good Thanksgiving meal without a little bit of ketchup on the side.
Patrick Mahomes
Berries have a lot of soluble fiber. That’s why they gel up when you’re making your Thanksgiving cranberry sauce, with the pectin.
Michael Greger
You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There’s another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
Bill Gates
The key to a successful Thanksgiving is planning. Know what needs to get done, when it needs to be done, and how much effort and time it’s going to take you.
J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
It’s a bit of a sore spot, the Thanksgiving in Indian country.
Robbie Robertson
I have nothing against turkey. We eat turkey for Thanksgiving in my house.
Marc Forgione
My mother very rarely skipped a Thanksgiving turkey. And yet, none of them ever tasted quite the same, landing somewhere on a sliding scale of succulence. She’d try new methods.
Wesley Morris
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
Jim Davis
I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.
Marcus Samuelsson
It’s like being at the kids’ table at Thanksgiving – you can put your elbows on it, you don’t have to talk politics… no matter how old I get, there’s always a part of me that’s sitting there.
John Hughes
I always love the soapy conflicts between somebody’s family of origin and their new family – ‘Do I have Thanksgiving at my husband’s parents’ house, or at my parents’ house?’
Jill Soloway
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
William Blake
Thanksgiving was always a favorite holiday for me. The preparation was fun! My grandma and I would walk to the butcher on Jamaica Avenue in Queens, order the bird, and buy all the fixings at the market.
Debi Mazar
I’m thankful for every moment.
Al Green
It wasn’t the traditional cooking most people do. For me, as a young chef, Thanksgiving meant going to work in the kitchen at places like Gotham, JoJo and Jean-Georges.
Wylie Dufresne
Christmas is more stressful with present buying and making sure everyone gets included, but Thanksgiving is really not that. I don’t ever really get stressed out about the food.
Sandra Lee
My son was born during my last semester in college. His due date was Thanksgiving, but he didn’t show up until finals week. I brought my books to the hospital and didn’t think anything of it. That is what a father is supposed to do.
LZ Granderson
The more I come to recognize my story’s place in God’s grander Story, my once-bewildered questions are turning to psalms of thanksgiving at the wonder that I have been included in what He is doing.
Gloria Gaither
A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.
Kin Hubbard
I love Thanksgiving. In Canada, we don’t really have a lot of history with Thanksgiving, and it’s a holiday devoted to food, and that warms the cockles of my being.
Mackenzie Davis
Christmas and Thanksgiving are the two days of the year where we know the spurs are going to stay off the boots because the family doesn’t have to work. It’s such a nice – and rare – treat!
Ree Drummond
I like to decide the night before Thanksgiving that I’m gonna do it, and I’ll see what riff raff is around. Then I get that last-minute surge of energy. But if I had two weeks to plan, sometimes I wish I wasn’t doing it. But very seldom does that happen.
Amy Sedaris
The craft Emmys are kind of the kids’ table at Thanksgiving. You’re not really invited to the big dance. It’s still really, really exciting, and the statue still counts.
Hank Azaria
I grew up in Boston, and we’d have every Thanksgiving at my parents’ house there.
Maura Tierney
There are a lot of hard-working parents out there for whom it is hard to support their families during Thanksgiving.
Tobias Harris
If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.
Ina Garten
From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
Franz Grillparzer
When I cook Thanksgiving in the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen, every tool I need is within arm’s reach, groceries are delivered, and colleagues know better than to talk to me when I have that look on my face.
Chris Morocco
I'm vegetarian, but I love Thanksgiving dinner: faux tu

I’m vegetarian, but I love Thanksgiving dinner: faux turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes.
Leigh Lezark
My birthday is always around Thanksgiving, and I always had to have turkey on my birthday. My mom was always, ‘Let’s celebrate your birthday on Thanksgiving.’ My other siblings got to have special dinners they liked. I resented turkey. For a long time, I hated turkey. I’ve kind of gotten over it.
Joey Chestnut
Thanksgiving Day, we do a huge lunch. Big family, like, 60 people, we get together. Everybody brings a covered dish, everybody brings a dessert, and we go all out.
Chris Lane
I don’t like turkey. I mean, I do. But I don’t like it on Thanksgiving. I don’t need it. There are about 20 other dishes that get put on a table or a counter or that stay warming on the stove that I’d rather eat than turkey.
Wesley Morris
Never fly to the U.S. the day before Thanksgiving or the weekend after because every airport is guaranteed to be crammed to bursting with people in transit to, or from, their home town.
Linda Colley
I would love four children because I have a very small family, so I want those big Thanksgiving dinners.
Chrissy Teigen
Thanksgiving, for me, is a time for reflection.
Trish Regan
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
We have had the exact same meal for Thanksgiving and Christmas since I can ever remember, and it’s so simple. It’s just turkey and mashed potatoes and green beans and stuffing. Just the basics, but it’s so good.
Brandi Cyrus
What a marvelous resource soup is for the thrifty cook – it solves the ham-bone and lamb-bone problems, the everlasting Thanksgiving turkey, the extra vegetables.
Julia Child
Thank God for YouTube. Every Thanksgiving, I’m bombarded with ‘Turkey Lurkey Time.’
Donna McKechnie
Thanksgiving and Christmas are the two times a year that usually my whole family gets together.
Brandi Cyrus
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Henry Van Dyke
I’d love to give my girls a traditional Thanksgiving with turkey and all that jazz, but we’ve raised them to love Tuscan food so much that they don’t care for it. My favorite is a nice polenta with beef stew and broccoli rabe on the side.
Debi Mazar
Trump lies when confronted with the truth, since any crack in his narcissism might spread like an Ebola of the soul, and he would deflate like one of Macy’s balloons on the Friday after Thanksgiving.
Richard Cohen
Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.
John Clayton
Under the new government of the Constitution, beginning in 1789, all of the peacetime measures were repeated: chaplains, prayers, memorials of Thanksgiving, the Northwest Ordinance, funding for the Christian education of Indians.
M. Stanton Evans
Shopmas now begins on Thanksgiving Day. Apparently, escaping the families you cannot stand to spend another minute with on Thanksgiving Day to go buy them gifts is how some Americans show their affection for one another. Weird.
Barry Ritholtz