160+ Thanksgiving Quotes For Work To Fuel Your Workplace Gratitude


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160+ Thanksgiving Quotes For Work To Fuel Your Workplace Gratitude

Get ready to elevate your Office Thanksgiving with this collection of 160+ Thanksgiving quotes for work to infuse a hearty dose of gratitude into your workplace to inspire and uplift your colleagues.

This treasure trove of gratitude-packed gems is designed to motivate and connect with coworkers, employees, and clients. These quotes will add warmth and sincerity to your workplace celebrations.

Gratitude isn’t just a feel-good sentiment; it’s a powerful tool for fostering positive work environments and boosting productivity.

In this blog post, I’ve put the best Thanksgiving workplace quotes to help you express appreciation, cultivate a sense of belonging, and enhance teamwork. So, let’s dive into the world of workplace gratitude!


160+ Thanksgiving quotes for work

The following is a list of Thanksgiving quotes for work:

1. “Gratitude is a duty which differs from all others in this, that it is a pleasure to pay it.”

2. “Communication is an art. Thank those who listen.”

3. “Teamwork makes the dream work. Let’s be thankful for our colleagues who help make success possible.”

4. “The Workplace may feel like a second home. Cherish those you share it with.”

5. “Stress is the enemy of creativity. Find calm through gratitude.”

6. “Let compassion be your compass. Be grateful for those who need you.”

7. “Progress requires patience. Appreciate small steps.”

8. “Knowledge shared is power multiplied. Express gratitude for mentorship.”

9. “Hard roads lead to beautiful places. Appreciate the journey.”

10. “Obstacles are opportunities in disguise. Thank challenges for making us wiser.”

11. “Laughter heals. Be grateful for joy at work.”

12. “All progress begins with an open mind. Thank those who inspire new thinking.”

13. “Stress makes the best of us forget ourselves. Find gratitude through deep breaths.”

14. “Scott rides alone. Achievers stand on the shoulders of others.”

15. “Adversity introduces us to ourselves. Be grateful for lessons learned.”

16. “Progress flows from an open heart. Thank those who understand.”

17. “A candle loses nothing by lighting other candles. Express gratitude for mentors.”

18. “Character is built on ethical ground. Appreciate those who lead with integrity.”

19. “A smile is contagious. Spread joy and gratitude.”

20. “Go the extra mile. Thank those who inspire your best.”

21. “Gratitude transforms what we have into enough. Celebrate abundance.”

22. “Harmony in the office begins with gratitude.”

23. “Grateful hearts, thriving teamwork.”

24. “In appreciation, we find our strength.”

25. “In gratitude, the office weaves its magic.”

26. “Colleagues flourish through shared appreciation.”

27. “Gratitude and Appreciation: the silent, powerful ally in work.”

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Funny thanksgiving quotes for work

Here are some funny Thanksgiving quotes for work:

1. “Gravy on your mind, deadlines left behind.”

2. “When turkey’s on your plate, no work can irritate.”

3. “Thanksgiving work can wait, let’s feast before it’s too late.”

4. “The best way to avoid awkward conversations at the Thanksgiving office potluck is to bring enough food for everyone.”

5. The only exercise happening today at the workplace is chewing.

6. “I’m not sure what’s more dangerous: the Thanksgiving turkey or the office politics.”

7. “In cranberry sauce, we find no work’s remorse.”

8. “A drumstick in hand, forget spreadsheets and sand.”

9. “Pie before the spreadsheet, makes the day complete.”

10. “Work may be demanding, but turkey’s more outstanding.”

11. “Count your blessings, not your tasks. Thanksgiving’s all that lasts.”

12. “In mashed potatoes, we find no room for debates.”

13. “Pie and laughter, the best job thereafter.”

14. “I’m so thankful for my job. It’s the one thing that keeps me from eating Thanksgiving dinner all day.”

15. “I’m so grateful for my coworkers. They’re the only ones who understand why I need to take a nap after Thanksgiving dinner.”

16. “Thanksgiving is the one time of year when it’s socially acceptable to eat until you can’t move. And then eat some more.”

17. “The best way to avoid getting stuck with the dishes at the Thanksgiving office potluck is to volunteer to bring the drinks.”

18. “I’m so grateful for my coworkers. They’re the only ones who understand why I’m always late on the Friday after Thanksgiving.”

19. “I’m so grateful for my job. It’s the only place where I can get away with napping under my desk on the Friday after Thanksgiving.”

20. “I’m not sure what I’m more grateful for: Thanksgiving break or the fact that I don’t have to share my leftovers with my coworkers.”

21. “I’m so grateful for my coworkers. They’re the only ones who understand why I need to take a week off to recover from Thanksgiving.”

22. Pace yourself with the leftovers today. Don’t want to end up in a food coma by 3 pm.

23. Sharing leftovers for lunch always brings coworkers together. Nothing says community like free food.

24. Our buttons may be popping after that feast, but at least we don’t have to do the dishes. Office celebrations have perks. 

25. Hope you don’t mind paper plates today. Our office dishes are still recovering from the family meal. 

26. If you hear snoring in the next cubicle, just let it slide. We’re all stuffed to maximum capacity right now. 

27. The IT department advises against operating heavy machinery or requesting technical support before the afternoon coffee kicks in.

28. Sharing food always brings this office together, even if pants don’t fit quite the same by the end. 

29. Did you make it to the gym this morning or are you moving a little slower like the rest of us today?

30. If you ate one more bite last night, you were going to burst. But it was just so delicious.

31. The only thing getting done at work today is unbuttoning our pants behind closed office doors.

32. Breaking out the elastic waistbands is nothing to be ashamed of today. Denim can be so unforgiving.

33. Let’s cut each other some slack if focus is lacking after last night’s feast. Carb overload affects us all.

34. Did you go for a bigger plate size this year or stick with the salad? No judgment either way!

35. Today, silence is golden. And naps are encouraged. Happy turkey hangover, team.

36. Button poppers unite! We’ve all been there. Just blame it on the homemade stuffing.

37. The Thanksgiving office potluck is the only place where you can find a dish that’s both overcooked and underseasoned.

38. I’m so grateful for my job. It’s the only place where I can get away with eating turkey for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

39. The best way to avoid getting stuck talking to your boss at the Thanksgiving office potluck is to eat as much as possible and then excuse yourself to go to the bathroom.

40. I’m so thankful for my coworkers. They’re the only ones who understand why I need to take a nap in the supply closet on Thanksgiving afternoon.

41. The best way to get through the Thanksgiving office potluck is to drink enough alcohol to forget that you’re there.

42. Thanksgiving at work is like a family reunion. You’re forced to spend time with people you don’t really like, and you’re all pretending to be happy.

43. Thanksgiving at work is like a day in hell. But at least there’s food.

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Thanksgiving inspirational quotes for work

Here are a few inspirational Thanksgiving quotes for work

1. “A team is like a family. You can have arguments and disagreements, but in the end, you have to stick together.” – The Fast and the Furious

2. “Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team, a company, a society, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi

3. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan

4. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford

5. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford

6. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie

7. “None of us is as smart as all of us.” – Ken Blanchard

8. “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs

9. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

10. “Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire

11. “When you appreciate yourself and what you have, you are naturally grateful for all the good in your life.” – Louise Hay

12. “Gratitude is the wine of the soul. The more grateful you are, the more you attract into your life that you are grateful for.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

13. “The deepest appreciation is not to have words.” – Mark Twain

14. “The secret of happiness is to give happiness to others. But true happiness comes from giving help without a thought of reward.” – Cary Grant

15. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

16. “When you appreciate the good things in life, you attract even more good things.” – Roy T. Bennett

17. “The greatest gift you can give someone is your time.” – The Godfather

18. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

19. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

20. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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Thanksgiving quotes for work colleagues

The following is a list of Thankful Happy Thanksgiving quotes for work colleagues, coworkers, and team members:

1. “Let’s give thanks for our amazing team – the only group of people who can turn a turkey into a project plan!”

2. “Thanksgiving is the one day we can stuff our faces without worrying about software bugs.”

3. “May your Thanksgiving dinner be as drama-free as our last team meeting.”

4. “This Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for co-workers who share their snacks and not just spreadsheets.”

5. “In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let’s agree that ‘teamwork’ is code for ‘pass the gravy.'”

6. “Remember, calories don’t count on Thanksgiving. That’s why we’re having three team lunches!”

7. “This Thanksgiving, may your code be bug-free and your turkey well-done.”

8. “On this day of gratitude, let’s all agree to forget about that email thread from Monday.”

9. “Here’s to a Thanksgiving where we give thanks, take naps, and hopefully don’t mix up ‘meeting’ with ‘eating’ again.”

10. “Thanksgiving is like debugging – sometimes you have to go through a lot of errors to find the perfect solution.”

11. “I’m thankful for co-workers who make me laugh, even when my inbox is overflowing.”

12. “As we gather around the table, remember that ‘fork’ can also be an acronym for ‘Feeling Overwhelmed, Really Kneading-dessert.'”

13. “Thanksgiving is the day we pause and realize that we all work well together, as long as no one touches the thermostat.”

14. “May your Thanksgiving be filled with family, friends, and colleagues who bring humor to your work life – and pie, lots of pie.”

15. “Thanksgiving is the one day we don’t mind sharing food or passwords with each other.”

16. “I’m thankful for colleagues who make the office feel like a second home, with slightly better snacks.”

17. “Let’s give thanks for the co-worker who always brings the best leftovers – and for the rest of us who pretend to diet.”

18. “Wishing you a Thanksgiving as bright as your code, and as warm as the office coffee machine.”

19. “This Thanksgiving, let’s agree to be as efficient with our turkey carving as we are with our project timelines.”

20. “May your Thanksgiving be filled with laughter, good food, and a total lack of TPS reports.”


Happy Thanksgiving quotes for work

Here are some happy Thanksgiving quotes for work:

1. “Teamwork makes the dream work. Let’s be thankful for our coworkers who help us achieve greatness.”

2. “The office may just be a workplace, but the people in it make it feel like home. Happy Thanksgiving!” 

3. “No matter how big or small the task, be thankful for the opportunity to make a difference.”

4. “Today we feel gratitude, tomorrow we get back to business. Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving!”

5. “Thankful for the weekly staff meeting that keeps us aligned, motivated and crushing goals.”

6. “May your inbox be empty and your heart full this Thanksgiving.”

7. “Thankful for the technology that allows us to collaborate from anywhere – near or far, Happy Thanksgiving.”

8. “Another fiscal year accomplished together. Let’s be thankful for progress made and lessons learned.”

9. “A new week, a new quarter, a new opportunity to do great work. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!”

10. “Thankful for the leadership that inspires us, the creativity that drives us, and the passion that unites us.” 

11. “Today we feast on food, family and friendships. Thankful for the coworkers who make work rewarding.”

12. “Another Thanksgiving bringing us together. May we continue to grow as a team and thrive.”

13. “Happy Thanksgiving! Remember to count your blessings – including this wonderful team.”

14. “Thankful for the strength this team gives me daily to tackle every challenge.” 

15. “This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful this office feels like a second home because of you all.”

16. “Another Thanksgiving together! Grateful for each of you and the role you play in our success.”

17. “Today we celebrate the big and small wins. Thankful for every milestone achieved together.”

18. “May your plate be full and your heart even fuller this Thanksgiving.”

19. “Thankful for this office family and all that we will accomplish in the year ahead.”

20. “Wishing you warmth, love and connection this holiday season. Happy Thanksgiving!”


Best Thanksgiving work quotes

Here are some of the best Thanksgiving quotes for the workplace

1. “Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” – W.J. Cameron

2. “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

3. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward

4. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” – Melody Beattie

5. “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” – Doris Day

6. “Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.” – Edward Sandford Martin

7. “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser

8. “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher

9. “An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” – Irv Kupcinet

10. “Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set in the hearts of honest men; but be careful that you do not take the day, and leave out the gratitude.” – E.P. Powell

11. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” – Cynthia Ozick

12. “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” – William Blake

13. “Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.” – William Shakespeare

14. “May your stuffing be tasty, May your turkey be plump. May your potatoes ‘n gravy have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious. May your pies take the prize. May your Thanksgiving dinner stay off of your thighs.”

15. “I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that celebrates absolutely nothing other than being thankful for what you have.” – Daniel Handler

16. “On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.” – William Jennings Bryan


Good Thanksgiving quotes for the office

Here are some good office Thanksgiving quotes:

1. Gratitude breeds generosity. Look for ways to help others this season.

2. Reflect on your team’s accomplishments this year. Be proud of how far you’ve come.

3. Spend time getting to know your coworkers better. Bonds grow over shared meals.

4. Give praise and thanks freely. Recognition motivates and uplifts.

5. Find meaning in your work. When it matters, you give your all.

6. Practice patience and understanding. People are navigating their own challenges.

7. Challenge yourself to stay positive. An attitude of gratitude lifts everyone up.

8. Take time to recharge. You can’t pour from an empty cup.

9. Celebrate small wins. Progress feels good.

10. Offer to help lighten someone’s load. We all need an extra hand sometimes.

11. Be open-minded to new approaches. Flexibility leads to growth.

12. Reflect on how you’ve grown this past year. Recognize your progress.

13. Encourage your teammates. Shared success starts with support.

14. Be present and thankful for today. Yesterday is gone, tomorrow not yet here.

15. Share how you find meaning in your work. Inspire others with purpose.

16. Express appreciation to clients and customers. Gratitude builds loyalty.

17. Set aside time for reflection and rejuvenation. You deserve to recharge.

18. Embrace creativity. Fresh thinking moves us forward.

19. Find common ground with coworkers. Unity creates strength.

20. At Thanksgiving, reflect on your blessings. There is always something to be grateful for.



In conclusion, these 160+ Thanksgiving quotes for work offer a rich resource for enhancing the spirit of gratitude in your professional setting.

As research suggests, fostering thankfulness can lead to a more harmonious and productive workplace.

Whether shared in emails, meetings, or decorations, these quotes can make a meaningful impact.


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