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Christmas Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Christmas:

A Christmas candle is a lovely thing;
It makes no noise at all,
But softly gives itself away.
~ Eva Logue.

A Christmas gambol oft could cheer
The poor man's heart through half the year.
~ Walter Scott.

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
~ Mary Ellen Chase.

Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it.
~ Richard Lamm.

Fail not to call to mind, in the course of the twenty-fifth of this month, that the Divinest Heart that ever walked the earth was born on that day; and then smile and enjoy yourselves for the rest of it; for mirth is also of Heaven's making.
~ Leigh Hunt.

For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.
~ W.J. Ronald Tucker.

For the spirit of Christmas fulfils the greatest hunger of mankind.
~ Loring A. Schuler.

Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.
~ Carol Nelson.

And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.
~ Dr. Seuss.

At Christmas
A man is at his finest towards the finish of the year;
He is almost what he should be when the Christmas season's here;
Then he's thinking more of others than he's thought the months before,
And the laughter of his children is a joy worth toiling for.
He is less a selfish creature than at any other time;
When the Christmas spirit rules him he comes close to the sublime...
~ Edgar Guest.

At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year
~ Thomas Tusser.

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!
~ Hamilton Wright Mabie.

Christmas begins about the first of December with an office party and ends when you finally realize what you spent, around April fifteenth of the next year.
~ P.J. O'Rourke Quotes, Modern Manners.

Christmas is for children. But it is for grown-ups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts.
~ Lenora Mattingly Weber.

Christmas is forever, not for just one day,
for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
The good you do for others is good you do yourself...
~ Norman Wesley Brooks Quotes, Let Every Day Be Christmas, 1976.

Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.
~ Janice Maeditere.

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year - and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority.
~ W.J. Cameron.

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
~ Washington Irving.

Even as an adult I find it difficult to sleep on Christmas Eve. Yuletide excitement is a potent caffeine, no matter your age.
~ Carrie Latet.

Except the Christ be born again tonight
In dreams of all men, saints and sons of shame,
The world will never see his kingdom bright.
~ Vachel Lindsay.

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