Tag: Christmas

Quotes December 24-25, 2023

“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.”
B.C. Forbes
 
 
 
 
“Mankind is a great, an immense family…This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.”
Pope John XXIII
 
 
 
 
“I heard the bells on Christmas Day / Their old familiar carols play / And wild and sweet, the words repeat / Of peace on earth, good-will to men.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 
 
 
 
“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….”
Taylor Caldwell
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“The joy of brightening other lives becomes, for us, the magic of the holidays.”
W. C. Jones
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 

Quotes December 24 & 25, 2022

“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.”
Dale Evans
 
 
 
 
“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.”
Garrison Keillor
 
 
 
 
“Your children need your presence more than your presents.”
Jesse Jackson
 
 
 
 
“Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin—inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night.”
John J. Geddes
 
 
 
 
“For Christmas is tradition time — traditions that recall the precious memories down the years, the sameness of them all.”
Helen Lowrie Marshall
 
 
 
 
“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.”
Laura Ingalls Wilder
 
 
 
 
“The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.”
Burton Hills
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“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

Quotes December 25, 2017

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.
Dr. Seuss
 
 
 
 
Santa Claus has the right idea – visit people only once a year.
Victor Borge
 
 
 
 
What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
Phyllis Diller
 
 
 
 
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
Shirley Temple
 
 
 
 
The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.
Alice Cooper
 
 
 
 
“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
 
 
 
 
“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.”
Carrie Fisher
 
 
 
 
“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.”
W. C. Jones
 
 
 
 
“Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.”
Washington Irving
 
 
 
 
“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”
Charles M. Schultz
 
 
 
 
“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”
Peg Bracken
 
 
 
 
“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.”
Edna Ferber
 
 
 
 
“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

It’s a Wonderful RED GREEN Christmas

 
 
 
 
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Music December 11, 2017

Indie Christmas 2017 ? – A Festive Folk/Pop Playlist