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Merry Christmas Quotes

- "Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." - Norman Vincent Peale - "Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home." - Carol Nelson - "He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree." - Roy L. Smith - "Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind." - Mary Ellen Chase - "I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys." - Charles Dickens - "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 - "The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other." - Burton Hillis - "Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!" - Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers, 1836 - "There has been only one Christmas - the rest are anniversaries." - W.J. Cameron - "A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poor man's heart through half the year." - Walter Scott - "Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time." - Laura Ingalls Wilder - "May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!" - Unknown - "I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." - Charles Dickens - "Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall." - Larry Wilde, The Merry Book of Christmas - "Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart." - Washington Irving - "Isn't it funny that at Christmas something in you gets so lonely for - I don't know what exactly, but it's something that you don't mind so much not having at other times." - Kate L. Bosher - "Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish. Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself." - Francis C. Farley - "It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air." - W.T. Ellis - "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 - "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 - "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 - "Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!" - Hamilton Wright Mabie - "Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen." - Unknown - "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, "Let Every Day Be Christmas," 1976 - "From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it." - Katharine Whitehorn - "In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it 'Christmas' and went to church; the Jews called it 'Hanukkah' and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say 'Merry Christmas!' or 'Happy Hanukkah!' or (to the atheists) 'Look out for the wall!'" - Dave Barry, "Christmas Shopping: A Survivor's Guide" - "Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!" - Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon - "I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays - let them overtake me unexpectedly - waking up some find morning and suddenly saying to myself: «Why, this is Christmas Day!» " - David Grayson - "A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; It makes no noise at all, But softly gives itself away." - Eva Logue