*An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day. --Irv Kupcine Thanksgiving
*Once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes I came to the chief of Kufah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience
- Sadi, The Gulistan
*The pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts … nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.
--H. W. Westermayer
*On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.
--William Jennings Bryan
*Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
*8000 calorie poem
May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious
and your pies take the prize,
and may your Thanksgiving dinner
stay off your thighs!