Happy Thanksgiving 2020 – quotes and greetings to celebrate today

If we can’t celebrate Thanksgiving together this year, we can still share greetings and gratitude. (Picture: Getty)

Happy Thanksgiving 2020! While Thanksgiving celebrations may look a little different this year, with travel discouraged, gatherings of family or friends limited to small numbers and the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade airing as a televised-only event, it’s still an important day to reflect and show gratitude.

Thanksgiving isn’t widely celebrated in the UK, but we can still share in some kind social media sentiment and goodwill wishes with our neighbours across the pond who are celebrating today.

So wherever you’re giving thanks and showing gratitude around the world today, here are some Thanksgiving quotes, messages and greetings to share in celebration.

Happy Thanksgiving 2020 quotes

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

‘I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.’ – Marcus Samuelsson

‘Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.’ – Maya Angelou, Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer

‘I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual.’ – Henry David Thoreau

‘Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.’ – Oprah Winfrey

‘Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.’ – Marcel Proust

‘Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.’ – Marcus Tullius Cicero

‘Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy Thanksgiving 2020 greetings and messages

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