Famous Thanksgiving Quote of the Day – Gratitude

November 25, 2008

“To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.”  ~ Albert Schweitzer


Quote of the Day – Advice

November 24, 2008

“People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we
should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often
helps us to see our own way more clearly.”

Brendan Francis

Quote of the Day – Martin Luther King, Jr.

November 23, 2008

We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the
softness of the dove, a tough mind with a tender heart.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Turkey Quotes

November 22, 2008

Turkey Quotes

Thanksgiving Quotes

TURKEY, n. A large bird whose flesh when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Incidentally, it is pretty good eating.
– Ambrose Bierce (American Writer, Journalist and Editor, 1842-1914)

A turkey never voted for an early Christmas.
– Irish Proverb

A woman voting for divorce is like a turkey voting for Christmas.
– Alice Glynn

What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen.
– Alice B. Toklas

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.
– Kin Hubbard (American Humorist and Writer, 1868-1930)

It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.
– Alistair Cooke (American journalist and commentator, b.1908)

Quotes about Turkey

Famous Quote – Secrets to Success

November 22, 2008

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of
preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

Colin Powell

Famous Quote – Victory

November 21, 2008

Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.

Malcolm Forbes

The Art of Politics

November 6, 2008

The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt.
– Konrad Adenauer