Christmas Quotes

There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions.

Bill McKibben

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

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Hamilton Wright Mabi

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

Mary Ellen Chase

Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart... filled it, too, with a melody that would last forever.

Bess Streeter Aldrich

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

Helen Steiner Rice

Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.

Phyllis Diller

I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.

Harlan Miller (Better Homes and Gardens)

Christmas ... is not an eternal event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart.

Freya Stark ("The Wise Men" Time and Tide)

From Home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas, brings us closer to each other.

Emily Matthews

Heap on the wood!-the wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We'll keep our Christmas merry still.

Sir Walter Scott

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 a time to expand our giving encompassing the friendless and needy ... near and far. Christmas is sharing.

Patricia Clafford

Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups 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 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 not just a day, an event to be observed and speedily forgotten. It is a spirit which should permeate every part of our lives.

William Parks

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

William Saroyan

Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving,and of families united.

Norman Vincent Peale

Christmas is the time for looking ahead courageously through the gates of the swiftly approaching new year ... of resolving that the coming months will reflect a kinder, more forgiving and less heedless person than mirrored in the past.

Ellen V. Morgan

# 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

And so, this Christmas season may our hearts with gladness glow, As we read the blessed story That took place so long ago.

Alpha L. Buntain

"A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!"

Charles Dickens

Until one feels the spirit of Christmas, there is no Christmas. All else is outward display--so much tinsel and decorations. For it isn't the holly, it isn't the snow. It isn't the tree not the firelight's glow. It's the warmth that comes to the hearts of men when the Christmas spirit returns again.

Unknown

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

Charles Dickens

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Updated On : March 01, 2013
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