Thanksgiving Day is celebrated every year on fourth Thursday in the month of November. It’s a holiday with the reminder to give thanks for all the good things about the good people.
Thanksgiving Day is the day of celebration for friends & families to gather at a place for special meal. The Feast Traditional foods are one of the large parts of this great Thanksgiving Day celebration. In fact, it’s the most busy busy travel day of the whole year.
Many big foreign companies keeps their offices and stores closed during this festive out of respect, so that their employees can have good time with their families and dear ones.
Some Fact about Thanksgiving Day –
Great Abraham Lincoln, in 1863, became the 1st president to proclaim Thanksgiving Day as a holiday. (Source) It’s true that this date was changed lot many of times. Likewise, Franklin Roosevelt shifted it to next-to-last Thursday for the reason that Christmas shopping season could go longer. But due to public’s uproar against this date shifting, he moved it back to the same date. At last, in year 1941, congress sanctioned Thanksgiving Day as a legal holiday, keeping it to the fourth Thursday in month of November.
Now, you must be willing to say thanks and present your gratitude in front of your friends, families and colleagues for every good thing they did for you. Ezyshine has finally come up with some selective Thanksgiving Day quotes and sayings by famous authors and world leaders.
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“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.” – Seneca “We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prosperity, we have grown in numbers, wealth, and power as no other nation has ever grown.” – Abraham Lincoln “Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.” – Theodore Roosevelt “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 “Perhaps no custom reveals our character as a Nation so clearly as our celebration of Thanksgiving Day.” – Ronald Reagan “Got no checkbooks, got no banks. Still I’d like to express my thanks.” –Irving Berlin “I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.” – Elbert Hubbard “Gratitude consists of being more aware of what you have, than what you don’t.” – John “What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.” –Albert Pine “Thanksgiving is an emotional time. 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 “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”– Melody Beattie “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.” – Robert Caspar Lintner “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 “Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.” – John ClaytonThere is a funny Thanksgiving Day quotes for food lovers too –
“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 do not think of all the misery, but of the glory that remains. Go outside into the fields, nature and the sun, go out and seek happiness in yourself and in God. Think of the beauty that again and again discharges itself within and without you and be happy.” ― Anne Frank “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.”
– Jonathan Safran Foer “How wonderful it would be if we could help our children and grandchildren to learn thanksgiving at an early age. Thanksgiving opens the doors. It changes a child’s personality. A child is resentful, negative, or thankful. Thankful children want to give, they radiate happiness, and they draw people.” – Sir John Templeton
May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious
and your pies take the prize,
and may your Thanksgiving dinner
stay off your thighs!
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