Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Christmas Quotes, Inspirational Xmas Songs, Merry Christmas Greetings

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
Dale Evans
One of the nice things about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with a present
Anonymous
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
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.
W. T. Ellis
Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.
Carol Nelso
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
Burton Hillis
Christmas--that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance--a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.
Augusta E. Rundel
Let's dance and sing and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year.
Sir George Alexander Macfarren
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exists, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy.
Charles Diana
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
Hamilton Wright Mabie (1845-1916), American author
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 (1912-1992), American newscaster
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
Charles Dickens
Christmas! 'Tis the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial fire of charity in the heart.
Washington Irwing
Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends."
Margaret Thatcher, former british PM
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 (1881-1954), American author, in the Song of Years
At Christmas, all roads lead home.
Marjorie Holmes, American writer
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!
Charles Dickens
There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions.
Bill McKibben, Author, Hundred Dollar Holiday: The Case For a More Joyful Christmas
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
From Home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas, brings us closer to each other.
Emily Matthews
I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month. Harlan Miller
There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions.
Bill McKibben
This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.
Taylor Caldwell (1900-1985), English novelist.
There's more, much more, to Christmas Than candlelight and cheer; It's the spirit of sweet friendship That brightens all year. It's thoughtfulness and kindness, It's hope reborn again, For peace, for understanding, And for goodwill to men!
Anonymous
Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
Larry Wilde
Christmas is the one time of year when people of all religions come together to worship Jesus Christ.
Bart Simpson
I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent. For this is still the time God chooses.
Taylor Caldwell
Let us keep Christmas beautiful Without a thought of greed, That it might live forevermore To fill our every need, That it shall not be just a day, But last a lifetime through, The miracle of Christmastime That brings God close to you
Ann Schultz
Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given--when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.
Joan Winmill Brown, American author and editor.
I heard the bells on Christmas Day; their old familiar carols play, and wild and sweet the word repeat of peace on earth, good-will to men!
Henry Longfellow
Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first. The birth of the baby Jesus stands as the most significant event in all history, because it has meant the pouring into a sick world of the healing medicine of love which has transformed all manner of hearts for almost two thousand years... Underneath all the bulging bundles is this beating Christmas heart.
George Mathhew Adams