The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
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!
Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.
If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays.
I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.
Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white'.
What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
Roy L. Smith
At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.
Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.
Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles.
Edwin Louis Cole
That's the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me.
Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.
The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.
Christmas... is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart.
The real evidence for Jesus and Christianity is in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practicing Christians.
To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year.
E. B. White
At Christmas, 'It's a Wonderful Life' makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it's coming.
Let's be naughty and save Santa the trip.
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
I love giving gifts and I love receiving them. I really like giving little kids extravagant gifts. You see their little faces light up and they get excited. If it's a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands.
The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.
Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year.
Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so.
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
There are a lot of Grinches out there that would like nothing better than to take any references to religion out of the holiday season.
In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another.
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
Charles Dudley Warner
We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
Pope Paul VI
As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.
Clement Clarke Moore
Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.
- Father's Day
- Memorial Day
- Mother's Day