Friday, December 25, 2009

15 heartfelt Christmas quotes

By Candlelight
(image credit: mseckington)

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

It is the personal thoughtfulness, the warm human awareness, the reaching out of the self to one's fellow man that makes giving worthy of the Christmas spirit. ~ Isabel Currier

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance — each beautiful, unique and too soon gone. ~ Deborah Whipp

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

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. ~ Larry Wilde

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. ~ Burton Hillis

The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others' burdens, easing other's loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas. ~ W. C. Jones

At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year. ~ Thomas Tusser

At Christmas, all roads lead home. ~ Marjorie Holmes

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

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. ~ Mary Ellen Chase

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. ~ Roy L. Smith

They err who thinks Santa Claus comes down through the chimney; he really enters through the heart. ~ Mrs. Paul M. Ell

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

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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