Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones, celebrate, and give thanks for what you have.
But expressing gratitude every day is important for many women as a means of empowering them to move forward in their lives with grace and grit.
For that reason, we’ve rounded up 10 of the most inspiring quotes from some of the world's and history's most empowering women.
"'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding" - Alice Walker
"The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes the home happy and life lovely" - Louisa May Alcott
"What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude" - Brene Brown
"One can never pay in gratitude: One can only "pay in kind" somewhere else in life" - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
"We are all more blind to what we have than to what we have not" - Audre Lorde
"No matter what accomplishment you make, someone helped you" - Althea Gibson
"The unthankful heart discoveries no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings" - Harriet Beecher Stowe
"This is a wonderful day. I've never seen this one before" - Maya Angelou
"I want to thank my parents for raising me to have confidence that is somehow disproportionate with my abilities. Well done. That is what all parents should do" - Tina Fey
"You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give" - Eleanor Roosevelt
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