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A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Benjamin Franklin

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

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

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.
Sir Winston Churchill

Christmas doesn't come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more....
Dr. Seuss

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. If we think on these things,
there will be born in us a savior and over us will shine a star sending its gleam of hope to the
world.
Calvin Coolidge

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

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

Christmas has been a season of mixed interests and meanings, but the very foundation, of
course, is its religious significance. No matter what other personal desires or crises we have
faced, I've never forgotten that this is the time to celebrate the birth of the Baby Jesus, and
the impact of this event on the history of the world.
Jimmy Carter

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

You know you've had too much to eat for Christmas dinner when you slump down onto a
beanbag and realize... there is no beanbag.
David Letterman

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

There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
Erma Bombeck

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go
through it together.
Garrison Keillor

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

Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but
there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how
a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.
Ronald Reagan

That's the true spirit of Christmas - people being helped by people other than me.
Jerry Seinfeld

Xmas: An abbreviation which should be forbidden by the police.
Marlene Dietrich

Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of
money!
Anon

The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.
George Carlin

It will be a traditional Christmas, with presents, crackers, door slamming and people bursting
into tears, but without the dead thing in the middle. We're vegetarians.
Victoria Wood

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

Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; teach us to be patient and always to
be kind.
Helen Steiner Rice

Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people once a year.
Victor Borge

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

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

Of all dear days is Christmas Day the dearest and the best.
Margaret E. Sangster

So if a Christian is touched only once a year, the touching is still worth it, and maybe on
some given Christmas, some quiet morning, the touch will take.
Harry Reasoner

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. Pharo

Some businessmen are saying this could be the greatest Christmas ever. I always thought
that the first one was.
Art Fettig

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

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

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