It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love to work to play...
I have nothing against turkey. We eat turkey for Thanksgiving in my house.