'Tis blessed to bestow, and yet,
Could we bestow the gifts we get,
And keep the ones we give away,
How happy were our Christmas day!
– Carolyn Wells
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. – Norman Vincent Peale
Heap on the wood!
The wind is chill;
But let it whistle as it will,
We'll keep our Christmas merry still.
– Walter Scott
You will find the road to Christmas
Where your hopes and dreams come true,
And your heart will know the magic
That the season brings to you.
– Garnett Ann Schultz
I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet the words repeat
Of peace on Earth, good-will to men!
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I love the Christmas-tide, and yet,
I notice this, each year I live;
I always like the gifts I get,
But how I love the gifts I give!
– Carolyn Wells
Christmas now surrounds us,
Happiness is everywhere
Our hands are busy with many tasks
As carols fill the air.
– Shirley Sallay
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
The peace of Christmas fills our hearts,
Inspiring many living deeds.
It takes our cares and fears away
And gives the courage each one needs.
– Margaret H. Wright
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
I didn't know the full dimensions of forever, but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come. – Richard Brautigan
Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. – Peg Bracken
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home! – Charles Dickens