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Funny Thanksgiving Day Quotes

Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a day that people around the country sit back, relax, watch football, and give thanks that they only have to large family gatherings a few times a year.

Today, Americans will sit down at big family tables, stuff themselves with turkey, and tell each other what they are thankful for. President Obama, during the annual turkey pardon yesterday, said that Thanksgiving is a time to “be grateful for what we have, and be mindful of those who have less.”

But on a less serious note. Here are 10 Thanksgiving Day quotes from comedians.

David Letterman


“When I was a kid in Indiana, we thought it would be fun to get a turkey a year ahead of time and feed it and so on for the following Thanksgiving. But by the time Thanksgiving came around, we sort of thought of the turkey as a pet, so we ate the dog. Only kidding. It was the cat.”

Johnny Carson