Thanksgiving Day 2014
Readers enjoyed our original Thanksgiving Day Quotes so much
we decided to add 10 more for your reading pleasure.
Thanksgiving Day is one of the most beloved of American holidays. It is traditionally the busiest travel time of the year as many Americans travel to celebrate the holiday with family. Thanksgiving Day is a time for Americans to return to their roots; i.e., where they grew up.
For our non-domestic readers, What is Thanksgiving Day?
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Several other places around the world observe similar celebrations. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada.
When did Thanksgiving begin in the United States?
In the United States, the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is commonly, but not universally, traced to a poorly documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts.
So without further delay, we present 10 More Thanksgiving Day Quotes to Eat Turkey by.
“I’m thankful for every moment.” –AL GREEN
“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” –ERMA BOMBECK
“There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.” –O. HENRY
“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” –IRV KUPCINET
“If no one shopped on Thanksgiving Day, the stores wouldn’t open. End of story. I say we all take the pledge and stay home. Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for what you have, not to save a few dollars to get more.” –REGINA BRETT
“My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.” –PHYLLIS DILLER
“If you think Independence Day is America’s defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.” –TONY SNOW
“Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday – it’s a day that’s American to the core and it’s a day that’s all about what and how we eat.” –MARCUS SAMUELSSON
“A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.” –KIM HUBBARD
“Thanksgiving is one of my favorite American traditions. I quickly picked it up when I moved to the U.S. from Sweden.” –MARCUS SAMUELSSON
by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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Source: Thanksgiving Quotes 2014