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Even M0re Christmas Quotes

Celebrate the Season of Giving -- Holiday Gift of Words

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  • "At Christmas, all roads lead home." ~ Marjorie Holmes
     
  • "It comes every year and will go on forever. And along with Christmas belong the keepsakes and the customs. Those humble, everyday things a mother clings to, and ponders, like Mary in the secret spaces of her heart."
    - Marjorie Holmes
     
  • "My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?"
    - Bob Hope
     
  • "When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things - not the great occasions - give off the greatest glow of happiness."
    - Bob Hope
     
  • "Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart."
    - Washington Irving
     
  • "The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others' burdens, easing other's loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas." ~ W. C. Jones
     
  • "A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together."
    - Garrison Keillor
     
  • "Were I a philosopher, I should write a philosophy of toys, showing that nothing else in life need to be taken seriously, and that Christmas Day in the company of children is one of the few occasions on which men become entirely alive."
    - Robert Lynd
     
  • "Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love."
    - Hamilton Wright Mabie
     
  • "I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month."
    - Harlan Miller
     
  • "Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence."
    - Joan Mills
     
  • "Christmas is, of course, the time to be home - in heart as well as body."
    - Garry Moore
     
  • "What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace."
    - Agnes M. Pahro
     
  • "Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful."
    - Norman Vincent Peale
     
  • "I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world."
    - Norman Vincent Peale
     
  • "One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly."
    - Andy Rooney
     
  • "The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature."
    - Andy Rooney
     
  • "Christmas--that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance--a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved."
    - Augusta E. Rundell
     
  • "As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is."
    - Eric Sevareid
     
  • "Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves."
    - Eric Sevareid
     
  • "Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion."
    - Ralph Sockman
     
  • "Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends."
    - Margaret Thatcher
     
  • "At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year."
    - Thomas Tusser
     
  • "Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups 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
     
  • "Which Christmas is the most vivid to me? It's always the next Christmas."
    - Joanne Woodward
     

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