Famous Thanksgiving Sayings

“For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson


Famous Thanksgiving Sayings – Holiday of Peace

Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life… a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year – and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God.

Ray Stannard Baker

Famous Quote – Law of Life

“There was that law of life, so cruel and so just,
that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.”

Norman Mailer

Famous Quote – Retribution

“Retribution often means that we eventually do to
ourselves what we have done unto others.”

Eric Hoffer

Famous Quote – Virtue

“Be not ashamed of thy virtues; honor’s a good brooch to
wear in a man’s hat at all times.”

Ben Jonson

Spiritual Quotes

If joy were the only emotion God intended us to feel, he could just zap us and take us to heaven right now. Instead, we are left facing a dead end. At such moments God offers strength so that we won’t give in to despair, but be salt in the world, ministering to those around us who are hurting too.

Barbara Johnson

Ted Kennedy Quotes

Ted Kennedy Quotes

It’s better to send in the Peace Corps than the Marine Corps.

– Ted Kennedy

There is no doubt that Saddam Hussein’s regime is a serious danger, that he is a tyrant, and that his pursuit of lethal weapons of mass destruction cannot be tolerated. He must be disarmed. (27 September 2002)

– Ted Kennedy

… to the highways and byways of this country and to the senior citizen centers and nursing homes where the senior citizens gather.

– Ted Kennedy

John Kerry was the big winner in Iowa. Ted Kennedy introduced Kerry as the ‘comeback kid.’ That used to be Bill Clinton’s name – because every time he would come back to a city, he would find out if he had a kid or not.

– Jay Leno

We will continue this battle here in the United States Senate and in the course of the elections, … I’m absolutely sure that at the end of the day we will preserve the Medicare system … and we will get to the day when we have a real prescription drug program.

– Ted Kennedy

I am extremely disappointed that [the president] has proposed this relief using such a politically charged approach. This is not time for a partisan political debate on vouchers.

– Ted Kennedy

When the word gets out that Dean isn’t liberal – and in fact is quite conservative – on fiscal issues, he’ll pick up more McCain support. On fiscal issues, he’s far to the right of Ted Kennedy.

– Jonathan Alter

The war in Iraq itself has not made America safer and has not made the world safer.

– Ted Kennedy

I certainly hope the administration’s long-awaited re-involvement in this fundamental debate is genuine, and not because of election year conversion.”

– Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy is endorsing John Kerry and I’m wondering, do you really want the endorsement of a guy with a Bloody Mary mustache?

– David Letterman – David Letterman Quotes

This legislation removes the unfair barriers that currently hinder the ability of battered immigrants to escape domestic violence safely and prosecute their abusers.

– Ted Kennedy

This disaster reminds us that we are all part of the American family and we have a responsibility to help members of that family when they are in need,

– Ted Kennedy

If we set the precedent of limiting the First Amendment, in order to protect the sensibilities of those who are offended by flag burning, what will we say the next time someone is offended by some other minority view, or by some other person’s exercise of the freedom the Constitution is supposed to protect?

– Ted Kennedy

Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins.

– Ted Kennedy

The Constitution does not just protect those whose views we share; it also protects those with whose views we disagree.

– Ted Kennedy

The President’s handling of the war has been a toxic mix of ignorance, arrogance, and stubborn ideology. No amount of Presidential rhetoric or preposterous campaign spin can conceal the truth about the steady downward spiral in our national security since President Bush made the decision to go to war in Iraq.

– Ted Kennedy