Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful || Norman Vincent Peale
I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year || Charles Dickens
Then ye be glad, good people,
This night of all the year,
And light ye up your candles:
His star is shining near.
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
Love came down at Christmas,
Love all lovely,
Love was born at Christmas;
Star and angels gave the sign.
|| Christina Rossetti
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
Somehow, not only for Christmas,
But all the long year through,
The joy that you give to others,
Is the joy that comes back to you.
And the more you spend in blessing,
The poor and lonely and sad,
The more of your heart's possessing,
Returns to you glad.
|| John Greenleaf Whittier
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
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love || Hamilton Wright Mabie
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
The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each other’s burdens, easing other's loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas || W.C. Jones
Whatever else be lost among the years,
Let us keep Christmas still a shining thing:
Whatever doubts assail us, or what fears,
Let us hold close one day, remembering
Its poignant meaning for the hearts of men.
Let us get back our childlike faith again.
|| Grace Noll Crowell