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9 Holiday Quotes
from Famous Authors
“After a good
dinner one can
forgive anybody,
even one’s own
relations”
-- Oscar Wilde
“I thank you God for
most this amazing day:
for the leaping greenly
spirits of the trees and
a blue dream of sky.”
– E. E....
“To give thanks in
solitude is enough.
Thanksgiving has wings
and goes where it must
go. Your prayer knows
much more about...
“Small cheer and great
welcome makes a
merry feast.”
– William Shakespeare
“Gratitude is a quality
similar to electricity: it
must be produces and
discharged and used up
in order to exist.”
-- Will...
“I do not think of the misery, but of the glory that remains.
Go outside into the fields, nature and the sun, go out and
s...
“Thanksgiving dinners
take eighteen hours to
prepare. They are
consumed in twelve
minutes. Half-times take
twelve minutes....
“It never takes longer
than a few minutes,
when they get
together, for everyone
to revert to the state of
nature, like a p...
“I awoke this morning
with devout
thanksgiving for my
friends, the old and the
new.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The holidays mean a time for reflection, a time for giving thanks, and a time to seek out advice from your favorite authors. The Read It Forward team has put together a quick highlight reel of our favorite holiday quotes.

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  1. 1. 9 Holiday Quotes from Famous Authors
  2. 2. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations” -- Oscar Wilde
  3. 3. “I thank you God for most this amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of the trees and a blue dream of sky.” – E. E. Cummings
  4. 4. “To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.” -- Victor Hugo
  5. 5. “Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.” – William Shakespeare
  6. 6. “Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produces and discharged and used up in order to exist.” -- William Faulkner
  7. 7. “I do not think of the misery, but of the glory that remains. Go outside into the fields, nature and the sun, go out and seek happiness in yourself and God. Think of the beauty that again and again discharges itself within and without you and be happy.” – Anne Frank
  8. 8. “Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not a coincidence.” – Erma Bombeck
  9. 9. “It never takes longer than a few minutes, when they get together, for everyone to revert to the state of nature, like a party marooned by a shipwreck. That’s what a family is.” -- Michael Chabon
  10. 10. “I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  11. 11. For more Author Quotes, Reader Recommendations and Weekly Book Giveaways, visit ReadItForward
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