Quotes: christmas

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  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
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    'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale; 'twas Christmas told the merriest tale; a Christmas gambol oft could cheer the poor man's heart through half the year.
  • Garrison Keillor
    Garrison Keillor
    American humoristic writer 1942-
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    A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
  • A title means marketing. It means that company's coming soon, and you'd better get out the Christmas lights so they don't miss your house.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
  • B. B. King
    B. B. King
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    Back when we was in school in Mississippi, we had Little Black Sambo. That's what you learned: Anytime something was not good, or anytime something was bad in some kinda way, it had to be called black. Like, you had Black Monday, Black Friday, black sheep... Of course, everything else, all the good stuff, is white. White Christmas and such.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    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
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind.
    Source: Speech 25 december 1927
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    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.
  • Carol Ann Duffy
    Carol Ann Duffy
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    Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there's no way I'd do anything to undermine that belief.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Christmas means a great deal to me. I was reared in a family that celebrated Christmas to some extent, but I married into a family that celebrated Christmas in a big way. And my wife always made a big thing of Christmas for the children. We have five children, and we had a terrific time at Christmas.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
  • A. E. van Vogt
    A. E. van Vogt
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    Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.
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