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"You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled."
"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."
"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving."
"If we meet someone who owes us thanks, we right away remember that. But how often do we meet someone to whom we owe thanks without remembering that?"
"Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast."
"Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse."
"Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things."
"I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things I am not able to appreciate."
"God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart."
"Before you go out into the world, wash your face in the clear crystal of praise. Bury each yesterday in the fine linen and spices of thankfulness."
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