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
Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.
A good conscience is a continual 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!
Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness.
Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.
Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.
At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.
At Christmas, 'It's a Wonderful Life' makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it's coming.
There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
Robert Staughton Lynd
Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.
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.
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
Charles Dudley Warner
Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!
Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
The universe is a trillion, trillion threads moving in seemingly unrelated directions. Yet when you look at them together, they create a remarkable tapestry.
Richard Paul Evans
Christmas is, of course, the time to be home - in heart as well as body.
When you give up yourself, that's when you will feel the true spirit of Christmas. And that's giving that's serving others and that's when you feel fulfilled.
I just think that it's strong and it's important that we recognize what the Christmas season is about; it's about the birth of our Savior, and there's a lot of pressure today to be politically correct ,but people are realizing, too, that you have to be open to express your faith what you want believe.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent Peale
A man wrapped up in himself always suffocates. But his loved ones will forever hold in their hearts the memory of that Christmas.
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. Pahro
He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
Roy L. Smith
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.
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.
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 melody that would last forever.
Bess Streeter Aldrich
Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it.
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.