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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. Rundel

Christmas is sights, especially the sights of Christmas reflected in the eyes of a child.  William Saroyan

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. Rundel

The Christmas spirit - love - changes hearts and lives.  Pat Boone

Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it "white".  Bing Crosby

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

For many of us, sadly, the spirit of Christmas is "hurry". And yet, eventually, the hour comes when the rushing ends and the race against the calendar mercifully comes to a close. It is only now perhaps that we truly recognize the spirit of Christmas. (...) With all its temporal confusion, it may just help us to see that by contrast, Christmas itself is eternal.  Burton Hillis

The earth has grown old with its burden of care,
But at Christmas it always is young.
 Phillips Brooks

Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.  Jimmy Cannon

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year - and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority.  William John Cameron

The greatest and most momentous fact which the history of the world records is the fact of Christ's birth.  Charles H. Spurgeon

"Maybe Christmas," he thought, "doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas... perhaps... means a little bit more."  Dr. Seuss

Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today's Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.  Gladys Tabor

Christmas is for children. But it is for grown-ups 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

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

The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.  Henry David Thoreau

Christmas is the time to let your heart do the thinking.  Patricia Clafford

Christmas is, of course, the time to be home - in heart as well as body.  Garry Moore

Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.  Janice Maeditere

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

If "ifs" and "buts" were candy and nuts, wouldn't it be a Merry Christmas?  Don Meredith

Christmas is the happiness that lights our children's eyes.
Christmas is a song of bells ringing through the skies.
Christmas is a time of peace, of contentment deep within,
A time of love and silent hope that years will never dim.
 Sherrill Thompson

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.  Norman Vincent Peale

It is not the gift, but the thought that counts.  Henry Van Dyke

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.  Mary Ellen Chase

Are you willing to believe that love is the strongest thing in the world - stronger than hate, stronger than evil, stronger than death - and that the blessed life which began in Bethlehem nineteen hundred years ago is the image and brightness of the Eternal Love? Then you can keep Christmas.  Henry Van Dyke

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.  Burton Hillis

Christmas is the day that holds all time together.  Alexander Smith

Christmas has lost its meaning for us because we have lost the spirit of expectancy. We cannot prepare for an observance. We must prepare for an experience.  Handel H. Brown

For the spirit of Christmas fulfils the greatest hunger of mankind.  Loring A. Schuler

Peace on Earth will come to stay,
When we live Christmas every day.
 Helen Steiner Rice

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 is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.  Ruth Carter Stapleton

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.  Norman Vincent Peale

Christmas is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.  Dale Evans

Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.  Stephen Fry

This time of year means being kind
to everyone we meet,
To share a smile with strangers
we may pass along the street.
 Betty Black

Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.  Charles Schulz

When we ask our children 'What do you want for Christmas?', we are asking a question that breeds selfishness. In order to develop selflessness we should be asking 'What are you going to give?'  Robert Flatt

To celebrate the heart of Christmas is to forget ourselves in the service of others.  Henry C. Link

Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first.  George Matthew Adams

The only blind person at Christmastime is he who has not Christmas in his heart.  Helen Keller

I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness.  Carrie Fisher

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

At Christmas, all roads lead home.  Marjorie Holmes

It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.  William Turner Ellis

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

As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December's bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.  Donald E. Westlake

He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find Christmas under a tree.  Charlotte Carpenter

Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence.  Joan Mills

This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.  Taylor Caldwell

Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.  Dag Hammarskjold

Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given - when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.  Joan Winmill Brown

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

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.  Peg Bracken

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.  Calvin Coolidge

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.  Larry Wilde

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.  Hamilton Wright Mabi

Peace on Earth will come to stay when we live Christmas Day every day.  Helen Steiner Rice

I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the word seemingly most indifferent.  Taylor Caldwell

Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.  Margaret Thatcher

I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family and I love snow. I love the music and the lights and all of it.  Christina Applegate

Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.  Oren Arnold

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.  Norman Vincent Peale

Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.  Lenore Hershey

A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; it makes no noise at all, but softly gives itself away; while quite unselfish, it grows small.  Eva K. Logue

It is the personal thoughtfulness, the warm human awareness, the reaching out of the self to one's fellow man that makes giving worthy of the Christmas spirit.  Isabel Currier

As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.  Eric Sevareid

There has been only one Christmas - the rest are anniversaries.  William J. Cameron


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