“Marley was dead: to begin with.” Charles Dickens.
“Historically it has been a consolation for the bourgeoisie and you can read the most extreme books and not change, you can read A Christmas story and not change it in any way.” Zadie Smith.
“Come, then,” the nephew returned cheerfully. “What right do you have to be depressing? What reason do you have to be moody? You’re rich enough.” Charles Dickens.
“Actually, for a man who had been out of practice for so many years, it was a splendid laugh!” Charles Dickens.
“No space for repentance can repair the opportunity of a misused life” Charles Dickens.
“The shepherds in the barn, where the baby was born, sang many changes, carols until morning.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
“A Christmas story is such an infallible story that you can not waste it.” Leonard Maltin.
“One thing I learned from drinking is that if you’re ever going to sing Christmas carols, you should go with a group of people, and also go in mid-December.” Louis C K.
“I will live in the past, the present and the future, the spirits of the three will fight inside me.” Charles Dickens.
“The courses for men will announce certain goals, which, if they are persevered, they should lead,” said Scrooge. “But if they leave the courses, the ends will change.” Charles Dickens.
“If they would rather die, … it is better that they do so and that they reduce the surplus of the population.” Charles Dickens.
“He was wise enough to know that nothing ever happened in this world, for good, in which some people did not feel like laughing” Charles Dickens.
“God bless us all!” Said Tiny Tim, the last of all. Charles Dickens.
“Nevil Shute’s On the Beach is not a Christmas carol, but it seems to me an extraordinarily good novel, one I read, in a peculiarly repulsive phrase, with my eyes glued to the page.” Dorothy Parker
“I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as happy as a schoolboy” Charles Dickens.
“So in the suffocating heat of a July night, I sang a Christmas carol in a room full of fairies, whom the Christians and their cold iron swords had driven out of their homeland.” Patricia Briggs.
“I love singing Christmas carols, I know every harmony in every Christmas song of music.” Zooey Deschanel.
“Man,” said the Phantom, “if you are a man of heart, not inflexible, beware of that wicked man until you have discovered what is the surplus and where it is, will you decide which men will live, what men will die?” Charles Dickens.
“I was aware of the thousands of smells that were floating in the air, each connected with a thousand thoughts, hopes, joys and worries, long, long, forgotten.” Charles Dickens.
“I think the values in A Christmas Carol are significant, it’s important not to be petty and petty and not give up the love of money.” George Saunders
“The only thing that always bothers me about A Christmas story is that Cratchit is so sweet and perfect, he’s like a kid in the Ivy League who only has the label” poor. “He does not have bad habits. his children … “George Saunders.
“I put on my desk the copy of ‘A Christmas story’ that my grandfather had read me for the first time 60 years ago, and I started writing, the result, for better or for worse, is that of ‘Christmas spirits’. read it to my grandson. ” Whitley Strieber.
“I remember traveling to North Carolina when I was a little girl in the middle of a snowstorm to get closer to my mother’s family in the Carolinas, there were chains in the car (it was late sixties) and we were singing in the car. Christmas. Tori Amos
“Ghost of the future,” he exclaimed, “I fear you more than any specter I have seen. But since I know that your purpose is to do me good, and since I hope to live to be another man than I was, I am prepared to keep you company and do it with a grateful heart. You will not talk to me? “Charles Dickens.
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and I will try to keep it all year long, I will live in the past, the present and the future, the spirits of the three will fight inside me, I will not exclude the lessons they teach!” Charles Dickens.
“He has the power to make us happy or unhappy, to make our service light or heavy, a pleasure or an effort, to say that his power resides in words and appearance, in things so slight and insignificant that it is impossible to add and tell”. ’em up: what then? The happiness it gives is as great as if it cost a fortune. “Charles Dickens.
Eve picked up her On Duty sign and got out of the car, her ears were immediately assaulted with an explosion of music, Christmas carols were thrown into the air, she decided that people ran inside, ready to buy anything, just to escape the noise. ” Nora Roberts
“It is required of every man,” the ghost returned, “that the spirit within him should walk among his fellows, and travel everywhere, and, if that spirit does not advance in life, he is condemned to do so.” So after death. “Charles Dickens.
“The external heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge, no heat could heat up, no winter weather cooled it, no wind that blew was more bitter than he, no falling snow was more attentive to his purpose, there was no more open rain to supplication. ” Charles Dickens.
“It is a fair, impartial and noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in sickness and pain, there is nothing in the world as irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” Charles Dickens.
“They belong to man and they cling to me, appealing to their parents, this boy is Ignorance and this girl is the Want, be careful with both of them, and all their titles, but above all take care of this boy because in his forehead I see that it is written that it is Doom, unless the writing is erased. ” Charles Dickens.
“Every idiot who walks with a ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly in his heart.” Charles Dickens.
“I love the excess of Christmas, the shopping season that begins in September, the bad recordings of pop stars in Christmas carols, the decorations that do not know when to go down.” Mo rocca.
“He had no more relationship with the Spirits, but he lived the Principle of Total Abstinence, never after, and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any living man possessed knowledge.” Herbert Kalmus.
“Some, like Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol by Dickens, have difficulty loving someone, even themselves, because of their selfishness, love seeks to give instead of getting, charity towards and compassion for others is a way of overcoming oneself too much – love “james e faustes.
“I’ve always liked people to go back in time to discover things about themselves, such as ‘A Christmas Carol’ and that the ghosts of the past, the present and the future of Christmas are going through their lives.” John Cusack
“You may be a bit of undigested beef, a mustard stain, a crumb of cheese, a piece of poorly made potato – there’s more to sauce than to burial, whatever you are!” Charles Dickens.
“I carry the chain that I forged in life … I did it link by link, and patio by yard, I tied it by my own will, and by my own will I used it”. Charles Dickens.
“The carols always brought tears to my eyes, I also cry at weddings, I should have cried in a couple of mine.” Ethel Merman.
“There is nothing in the world as irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” Charles Dickens.
“And, therefore, uncle, although you have never put a piece of gold or silver in my pocket, I think [Christmas] has done me good and will do me good, and I say: God bless you!” Charles Dickens.
“I do not know what to do!” shouted Scrooge, laughing and crying at the same time; and making a perfect Laocoon of himself with his stockings. “I’m as light as a feather, I’m as happy as an angel, I’m as happy as a school kid, I’m as dizzy as a drunk man, Merry Christmas to everyone! Happy New Year to everyone! The world! Hello, here! Oh, hello! “Charles Dickens.
“There are some on this earth of yours,” returned the Spirit, “those who pretend to know us and who do their acts of passion, pride, ill will, hatred, envy, intolerance and selfishness in our name, we are so strange to us, as to all our relatives and friends, as if they had never lived, remember that, and load their actions on themselves, not on us. ” Charles Dickens.
“The adolescent disorders silenced ‘A Christmas Carol’ for a few years, I became an atheist of the signatures, Christmas, a stupid, too commercial, then I became an agnostic, book, dad, a new tie. , little gifts from my brother and sister, imagine, thank you for the pens and shirts I received. ” Whitley Strieber.
“And how did little Tim behave?” Mrs. Cratchit asked, when she had met Bob about his gullibility and Bob had embraced his daughter to the bottom of his heart. “As good as gold,” Bob said, “and better.” Somehow, he feels pensive, sitting alone, and thinks about the strangest things he’s ever heard, He told me, on returning home, that he expected people I saw him in the Church, because he was a cripple, and it might be nice for them to remember Christmas Day, that he made the lame beggars walk and that the blind see. ” Charles Dickens.
“I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it throughout the year.” Charles Dickens.
“But I am sure that I have always thought about the Christmas season, when it has arrived … as a good moment, a kind, indulgent, charitable, pleasant time, the only time I know, in the long calendar of the year, when the men and women seem by consent to open their quiet hearts freely. ” Charles Dickens.
“And it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any living man possessed the knowledge, that it really be said about us and all of us!” And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless us, everything the world!” Charles Dickens.