Fun Facts about the First Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Facts throughout History
Fun Facts about Thanksgiving Today
Fun Turkey Facts
1942 - Billy Connolly
1925 - William F. Buckley, Jr.
1888 - Dale Carnegie
1864 - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
1847 - Bram Stoker
Blast from the Past
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.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
I'm thankful for every moment.
Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants.
There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
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
If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song.
Konrad von Gesner
My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
Even though we're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
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 Howard Clark
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received.
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
W. Clement Stone
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.
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