The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
"We must never forget that if Christ had been so inclined, he would not have come and there will be no Christmas to celebrate."
There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
A Christmas candle is a lovely thing;It makes no noise at all,But softly gives itself away;While quite unselfish, it grows small.
Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.
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.
Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fellow men should prevail over all hatred and bitterness, a time when our thoughts and deeds and the spirit of our lives manifest the presence of God.
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.
Don't expect too much of Christmas Day. You can't crowd into it any arrears of unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months.
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.
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?
Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
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.
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, Just like the ones I used to know.
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