Quotations on Christmas

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The worst gift that I ever gave a girl was a suitcase for Christmas. As in, 'I can't think of anything to give you, but here's a new suitcase.' Afterward, I was like, 'What were you thinking, idiot?'
- Jensen Ackles
(Keywords: Christmas, Thinking)

I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family and I love snow. I love the music and the lights and all of it.
- Christina Applegate
(Keywords: Family, Love, Music, Being, Christmas, Snow)

My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that.
- Gemma Arterton
(Keywords: Money, Mother, Attitude, Christmas, Fact, Months, Nothing)

In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Idea, Christmas, states, United)

It will be a hard game if you think about winning a championship. We need to think about our own game at the moment and focus on getting good results especially over the Christmas period.
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Keywords: Winning, Christmas, Focus, Results, Will)

I intend to keep writing Christmas songs. There's still a lot more about Christmas that can be captured and feel like old-time Christmas. A lot of the traditions haven't been explained in song.
- Clint Black
(Keywords: Christmas, Old, Song, Songs, Traditions, Writing)

I made a Christmas album a couple of years ago and just put it out on my Web site. It kind of smacked of this flavor. All of the reviews said it was Western swing even when it was Christmas standards.
- Suzy Bogguss
(Keywords: Christmas, Years)

There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
- Erma Bombeck
(Keywords: Christmas, Nothing, World)

I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
- Jack Bowman
(Keywords: Education, Religion, Belief, Christian, Christmas, Kids, Schools, Years)

I didn't know the full dimensions of forever, but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come.
- Richard Brautigan
(Keywords: Christmas, Waiting)

I don't know of too many double Christmas albums, so it is something that's new, and hopefully will be fun, and there's plenty of stuff out there to cut.
- Garth Brooks
(Keywords: Christmas, Fun, Will)

The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Music, Soul, Heart, Angels, Burden, Care, Christmas, Earth, Old, Song)

With the song 'This Christmas' I wanted to do something that was kind of different. I mean, Donny Hathaway is an amazing artist. So I wanted to bring my flavor to the song so when people over the age of 45 or 50 hear it they'll be like 'OK, he did his thing with that record.' It's like I can appeal to everybody and not just a younger demographic.
- Chris Brown
(Keywords: Age, People, Artist, Christmas, Song)

We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic.
- Lance Burton
(Keywords: Birthday, Money, Time, Books, Christmas, Growing up, Help, Jobs, Magic, Rest)

I get a little behind during Lent, but it comes out even at Christmas.
- Frank Butler
(Keywords: Christmas, Lent)

Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
- Jimmy Cannon
(Keywords: Christmas, Holiday, Lonely)

My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
- Jim Carrey
(Keywords: Time, Mother, Daughter, People, Attention, Christmas, Pain)

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.
- Johnny Carson
(Keywords: Time, Christmas, Mail, Office, Post)

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
- Mary Ellen Chase
(Keywords: Children, Christmas, Mind, State)

Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
- Frank Howard Clark
(Keywords: Christmas, Kisses, Pleasure)

The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other.
- John Clayton
(Keywords: Christ, Christmas, Competition, Focus, Guilt, Pressure, World)

Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving. Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday.
- John Clayton
(Keywords: Christmas, Holiday, Man, Pretty, Thanksgiving)

I can't tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family, it's like going to somebody else's Christmas dinner, everyone knows everyone, and you're there and you're not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing.
- John Cleese
(Keywords: Family, Christmas, Walking)

There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.
- Adele Comandini
(Keywords: Christmas, Strangers)

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
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Christmas, Goodwill, Mercy, Mind, Spirit, State)

Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.
- Wendy Cope
(Keywords: Peace, Men, Christmas, Earth, Goodwill)

Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.
- Marcelene Cox
(Keywords: Children, Christmas, Politicians)

Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas and usually in Aspen in the summer.
- James Cronin
(Keywords: Family, Chicago, Christmas, Summer)

Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white'.
- Bing Crosby
(Keywords: Blessings, Christmas, Snow)

According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time.
- Grazia Deledda
(Keywords: Time, Christmas, End, Will)

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
(Keywords: Childhood, Christmas, Man, Old, Quiet, Youth)

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Heart, Christmas, Honor, Will)

What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
- Phyllis Diller
(Keywords: Christmas, Day, Job, Office)

The unfortunate thing about working for yourself is that you have the worst boss in the world. I work every day of the year except at Christmas, when I work a half day.
- David Eddings
(Keywords: Work, Boss, Christmas, Day, World)

There's been a concerted effort to steal Christmas.
- Jerry Falwell
(Keywords: Christmas, Effort)

I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about Christ and the Christmas star. They were beautiful. They made you warm and happy to think about. But I didn't believe them.
- Frances Farmer
(Keywords: Christ, Christmas, School)

Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.
- Edna Ferber
(Keywords: Christmas, Feeling)

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
(Keywords: Christian, Being, Christmas, Kindness)

If you pray enough for things, I am proof that they can happen. I feel like a kid on Christmas day now, every day. It's something I have wanted for a long time and I am as happy as anyone to be here. It is great to be back at my first love.
- Robbie Fowler
(Keywords: Love, Time, Christmas, Day, First, First love, Now, Proof)

I've also committed my time and resources to many local organizations like Christmas in April, Catholic Community Services, and Hudson County Meals on Wheels.
- Vincent Frank
(Keywords: Time, April, Christmas, Community)

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Christmas, Conscience)

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
- Lucinda Franks
(Keywords: Love, Men, Baby, Christmas, Night)

I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year.
- David Friedman
(Keywords: Christmas, Goodbye, Grace, Luck)

Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
- Stephen Fry
(Keywords: Travel, Christmas, First, Proof)

Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
- Sara Gilbert
(Keywords: Time, Sister, Brother, Actor, Christmas, Old, Years)

Come Christmas Eve, we usually go to my mom and dad's. Everybody brings one gift and then we play that game when we all steal it from each other. Some are really cool, others are useful and some are a bit out there.
- Amy Grant
(Keywords: Mom, Dad, Christmas, Play)

Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Keywords: Time, Soul, Christmas, Day, Summer, Waiting)

My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It's just not December without that movie in my house.
- Tom Hanks
(Keywords: Christmas, December, Favorite, Quiet)

There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed - the four-poster - I'll be needing that to die in.
- Helen Hayes
(Keywords: Bed, Christmas, First, Parting, Vanity)

From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money - either baby-sitting, or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas, so I could have my own money.
- Christie Hefner
(Keywords: Money, Time, Baby, Christmas, Gifts)



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