Thanksgiving Thoughts

“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice.”
– Meister Eckhar

“Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.”
– W.J. Cameron

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy

“I love Thanksgiving turkey… it’s the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude”.
– Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

“If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.”
– Thich Nhat Hanh

“Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.”
– Edward Sandford Martin

“On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment – halftime.”
– Author Unknown

“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

“The thing I’m most thankful for right now is elastic waistbands.”
– Author Unknown

“Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday.  People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year.  And then discover once a year is way too often.”
– Johnny Carson

“Got no check books, got no banks.  Still I’d like to express my thanks – I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night.”
– Irving Berlin

“Much to ponder. Much to be thankful for.”
-Larry Blumsack

Blumsack Brown BackgroundAs a coach, trainer and consultant, Larry Blumsack partners with people and organizations on the move and those already there to accelerate their communication, presentation and speaking skills to be on par with their ambition. Through one-on-one coaching and group training Larry helps leaders and aspiring leaders elevate their presence and communication skills to influence more people, sell more products-services-ideas and inspire others more successfully than they ever imagined.

Larry is the bestselling author of Face-to-Face is The Ultimate Social Media and founder of Zoka Institute and Zoka Training®. Zoka Training® — Mind/Voice/Body/Mindfulness in sync — is the result of Larry’s 45 years as a coach, acting teacher, actor, voice-over artist, theater and TV director/producer, radio & TV commentator and show host, speaker, trainer, serial entrepreneur, and syndicated columnist. Larry was a founding member of the theater department at Northeastern University.

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