“Where charity looks and faith keeps the door open, the dark night wakes up, the glory is broken, Christmas comes once more.” Phillips Brooks.
“Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe that a thing is like that, and behold, at present it turns out to be so.” Stephen Leacock
“Christmas for a child is the first terrible proof that traveling with luck is better than getting there.” Stephen Fry.
“Now I am an old Christmas tree, whose roots have died, they just appeared and while the little needles fall from me, they replace them with medallions.” Orson Welles.
“Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe that something is like that, and behold, now it turns out to be like that.” – Stephen Leacock of Christmas trees around the house, so it smells all right”. Bill Murray.
“There are some people who want to surround you with their arms simply because it’s Christmas, there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it’s Christmas.” Robert Staughton Lynd.
“I do not think Christmas is necessarily about things, it’s about being good to one another, it’s about Christian ethics, it’s about goodness.” Carrie Fisher.
“It’s Christmas every time you let God love others through you.” Mother Teresa.
“It’s Christmas every time you let God love others through you … yes, it’s Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.” Mother Teresa.
“At Christmas, play and make good mood, because Christmas comes once a year.” Thomas Tusser.
“There is nothing sadder in this world than waking up on Christmas morning and not being a child.” Erma Bombeck.
“I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it throughout the year.” Charles Dickens.
“Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold!” Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon.
“Remember that the Christmas heart is a generous heart, an open heart that first thinks of others.” George Matthew Adams.
“The joy you give to others is the joy that gives you back” John Greenleaf Whittier.
“Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with tranquility, teach us to be patient and always to be kind.” Helen Steiner Rice.
“Blessed is the season that involves everyone in a conspiracy of love.” Hamilton Wright Mabie.
“Christmas Day is a day of joy and charity, may God make you very rich in both.” Phillips Brooks.
“The gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly happy Christmas.” Peg Bracken.
“It’s Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” William Thomas Ellis.
“Santa is very happy because he knows where all the bad girls live.” Dennis Miller.
“Along with a circus there is nothing that accumulates and tears faster than the Christmas spirit.” Kin Hubbard.
“We make a living with what we get, but we make a living with what we give.” Winston Churchill.
“Christmas is the time when children tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it.” Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their children pay for it. Richard Lamm
“I heard the bells on Christmas Day, their old and familiar Christmas carols play, And wild and sweet, The words are repeated Of peace on earth, goodwill for men!” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
“Christmas is doing something extra for someone.” Charles M Schulz.
“That is the true spirit of Christmas, people who are helped by people other than me.” Jerry Seinfeld.
“A small smile, a word of joy, a little love from someone close, a small gift from someone you love, best wishes for next year, they make a happy Christmas!” John Greenleaf Whittier.
“Christmas is not a moment or a season, but a state of mind. To appreciate peace and goodwill, to be great in mercy, is to have the true spirit of Christmas.” Calvin Coolidge
“Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska will not make it ‘white’.” Bing Crosby.
“Christmas, my daughter, is love in action, every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” Dale Evans.
“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and lo and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” Norman Vincent Peale.
“Christmas … is not an external event at all, but a piece of the house that one carries in one’s heart”. Freya Stark
“Happiness is not so much sharing as sharing, we make a living with what we receive, but we make a living with what we give”. Norman MacEwen.