Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Thanksgiving Quotes

Some for fun, others for thought…mixed with some fine Etsy art!


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

There are a lot of New York City Thanksgiving traditions. For example, a lot of New Yorkers don't buy the frozen Thanksgiving turkey. They prefer to buy the bird live and then push it in front of a subway train. - David Letterman

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. - Erma Bombeck

This Thanksgiving is gonna be a special one. My mom says I don't have to sit at the card table. - Jim Samuels

My mother is such a lousy cook that Thanksgiving at her house is a time of sorrow.
- Rita Rudner

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day. - Irv Kupcinet

*It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak.
- Phyllis Diller

You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out. - Jay Leno

Thank God every day when you get up that you have something to do that day which must be done whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues, which the idle will never know.
- Basil Carpenter

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. - William Faulkner

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. - William Arthur Ward

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends!

Written by

Patty from Catcalls and Dogbarks


SassySashadoxie said...

Love it and these are so true. heehee. Great Etsy Find's, too.

Giupetto and Gianna Tails said...

Patty, This was wonderful, and the items you chose were just wonderful, and a great addition to the quotes.
LOVE that pillow. :-)

Three Wishes Collective said...

so many great quotes! i love them all and the picks are fantastic!