Monday, August 25, 2008

Thanksgiving Quotes

“Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.” Rabbi Abraham Heschel

“Ignorant men don’t know what good they hold in their hands until they’ve flung it away.” Sophocles

“Every time we remember to say ‘thank you,’ we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.” Sarah Ban Breathnach

“Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” Jacques Maritain

“There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. Celia Thaxter

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy: They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Marcel Proust

“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends. The old and the new.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order,confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast,a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." -- Melody Beattie