Merry Christmas Quotes

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

– Margaret Thatcher

“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

“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

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

– Charles Dickens

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.”

– Roy L. Smith

“The birth of Jesus made possible not just a new way of understanding life but a new way of living it.”

– Frederick Buechner

“For the spirit of Christmas fulfils the greatest hunger of mankind.”

– Loring A. Schuler

“Christmas is like candy. It slowly melts in your mouth, sweetening every tastebud, making you wish it could last forever.”

– Richelle E. Goodrich

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

– Larry Wilde

“Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.”

– Helen Steiner Rice

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”

– Peg Bracken

“Only in souls the Christ is brought to birth,
And there He lives and dies.”

– Alfred Noyes

“A man wrapped up in himself always suffocates. But his loved ones will forever hold in their hearts the memory of that Christmas.”

– Bauvard

“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

“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

“God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new and special meeting with God, when we allow his light and grace to enter deep into our soul.”

– St. Josemaria Escriva

“God put Santa Claus on earth to remind us that Christmas is ‘sposed to be a happy time.”

– Bil Keane

“Christmas, when observed with the right spirit, still has the power to call miracles from Heaven to Earth.”

– Richelle E. Goodrich

“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 Taber

“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.”

– Calvin Coolidge

“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

“I don’t want Christmas season to end, because it’s the only time I can legitimately indulge in on particular addiction: glitter.”

– Eloisa James

“Everyone wants to feel loved, but when all you feel is alone it’s tough to accomplish anything else.”

– Glenn Beck

“Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.”

– G.K. Chesterton

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ”

– Norman Vincent Peale

“Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith.”

– W.H. Auden

“Mankind is a great, an immense family… This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.”

– Pope John XXIII

“Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. ”

– Washington Irving

“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.”

– Janice Maeditere

“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

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