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

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

- Freya Stark
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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
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Christmas is not just a time for festivity and merry making. It is more than that. It is a time for the contemplation of eternal things. The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving.

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

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

- Charles Dickens
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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 Brooks
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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
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Helen Steiner Rice Peace on Earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day

Peace on Earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.

- Helen Steiner Rice
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No more lives torn apart
That wars would never start
And time would heal all hearts
And everyone would have a friend,
Right would always win,
Love would never end.
This is my grown-up Christmas list.

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

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.

- Dale Evans Rogers
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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
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He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.

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

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

- Norman Vincent Peale
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You have to remind kids to stay connected to the meaning of Christmas. Sometimes it takes a little bit of effort, but it’s so worth it.

- Caroline Kennedy
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They err who thinks Santa Claus comes down through the chimney; he really enters through the heart.

- Paul M. Ell
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Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy; who gives himself by thought or word or deed in every gift that he bestows.

- Edwin Osgood Grover
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Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.

- Peg Bracken
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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
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Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.

- Charles Schulz
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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
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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


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