Idea Starters

“The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.”

H.U. Westermayer

Thanksgiving is not a holiday to celebrate once a year but an annual reminder of the attitude that should dwell daily within our hearts and deeds. CSW


“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice.”

Meister Eckhart

Thanksgiving is an act of contrition that reveals a willingness to appreciate the gifts we are given. CSW


“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

True thanksgiving is revealed in living not in saying. CSW


“Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.”

W.J. Cameron

People who mistake thanksgiving for a holiday are sadly mistaken and regretfully missing true meaning. CSW


“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.”

Irv Kupcinet

Perhaps a new diet of thoughtfulness and gratitude; to give freely and love deeply; a new commitment to provide others a wholesome diet of my own selflessness. CSW

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Written by Craig Wagganer

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