If you think it was stressful waiting for election boards around the country to count the millions of votes in the presidential election, imagine being the workers who were doing the counting.

"To bring about change, you must not be afraid to take the first step. We will fail when we fail to try."

"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt."

"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving."

Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 331st day of 2020. It is Thanksgiving Day. There are 35 days left in the year.

"Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds."

In the fall elections, Democrats won the headliner but lost many undercards. With sizable gains in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress, Republicans are poised to control redistricting based on the 2020 census and potentially take back the House of Representatives in 2022.

"What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness."

"Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try."