Thanksgiving Quote H L Mencken

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Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.

John Clayton

Be careful for nothing, but in every thing, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God. (Philippians 4:6)

Bible

Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.

John Clayton

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.

Jon Stewart

A two-pound turkey and a fifty-pound cranberry - that's Thanksgiving dinner at Three-Mile Island.

Johnny Carson

Farewell and Thanksgiving

Whatever I have left unsaid
When I am dead
O'muse forgive me.
You were always there,
like light, like air.
Those great good things
of which the least bird sings,
So why not I?
Yet thank you even then,
Sweet muse, Amen.

Mark van Doren

Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday...The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production.

Ayn Rand

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

Erma Bombeck

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.

Victor Hugo

There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday.

John Clayton

It's a thanksgiving to God. It's something I have wanted to do for a long time, but the record company wasn't ready for it. So I did it myself.

Aaron Neville

Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

Henry Ward Beecher

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

On Thanksgiving Day all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment - halftime.

Unknown

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

Rita Rudner

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

Henry Louis Mencken

Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.

Henry Louis Mencken

To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.

Henry Louis Mencken

I'm an excellent housekeeper. Every time I get a divorce, I keep the house.

Henry Louis Mencken

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.

Henry Louis Mencken
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