Inspirational and Inspiring Gifts


Thanksgiving

"Thanksgiving speaks in clear, crisp tones of forgotten terms, like integrity - bravery - respect - freedom - discipline - sacrifice - godliness." -- Charles R. Swindoll

"We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count." -- Neil A. Maxwell

"Thanksgiving is nothing if not a glad and reverent lifting of the heart to God in honor and praise for His goodness." -- Robert Casper Lintner

"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

"So once in every year we throng
Upon a day apart,
To praise the Lord with feast and song
In thankfulness of heart." -- Arthur Guiterman, The First Thanksgiving

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

"Remember God's bounty in the year.  String the pearls of His favor.  Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light!  Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!" -- Henry Ward Beecher

"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

"Our rural ancestors, with little blest,
Patient of labour when the end was rest,
Indulged the day that housed their annual grain,
With feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain." -- Alexander Pope

"For flowers that bloom about our feet;
For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet;
For song of bird, and hum of bee;
For all things fair we hear or see,
Father in heaven, we thank Thee!" -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"True thanksgiving means that we need to thank God for what He has done for us, and not to tell Him what we have done for Him." -- George R. Hendrick

"Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men,  for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence." -- Apostle Paul - 1 Timothy 2:1, 2

"Some people complain because God put thorns on roses, while others praise Him for putting roses among thorns." -- Anonymous

"A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues." -- Cicero

"Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift." -- Apostle Paul - 2 Corinthians 9:15

"This is the finest measure of thanksgiving: a thankfulness that springs from love." -- William C. Skeath

"By Him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to His name." -- Unknown

"O Lord, that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness." -- William Shakespeare

"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