Thanksgiving Day Quotes 2019: 15 Sayings To Celebrate The Holiday

On Thanksgiving Day, families will gather to remember what they're thankful for. The holiday is not just a reminder of that but also a time for loved ones to spend quality time together and feast.

To get into the holiday spirit, here is a list of 15 Thanksgiving quotes compiled by Wikiquote, BrainyQuote and Good Housekeeping.

"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself." –Tecumseh

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more." –Oprah Winfrey

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

"Those early Pilgrims were thankful for what had happened to them, and we should be thankful too. We should just be thankful for being together. I think that's what they mean by 'thanksgiving,' Charlie Brown." –Charles Schulz

"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

"Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life." –Robert Louis Stevenson

"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

"I'm from Canada, so Thanksgiving to me is just Thursday with more food. And I'm thankful for that." –Howie Mandel

"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

"What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?" –Erma Bombeck

"As we gather around our Thanksgiving tables again this year, it is a fitting time to reflect on how the events of our rich history have affected those we care about and those who came before us. As we acknowledge the past, we do so knowing that the individual blessings for which we give thanks may have changed, but our gratitude to God and our commitment to our fellow Americans remain constant."-Bill Clinton

"Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to gather together and express gratitude for all that we have been given, the freedoms we enjoy and the loved ones who enrich our lives." –George W. Bush

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

"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some." –Charles Dickens

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

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Cooked turkey in a roasting pan for the traditional Thanksgiving meal. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty
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