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Christmas Quotes by Famous People

Merry Christmas! This time of year is special to Christians and non-Christians who simply want to have a good time. There are many great qualities associated with the day and we are all better for it.

Help celebrate Christmas by reading some quotes by famous people.

We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
Pope Paul VI
A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!
Charles Dickens
Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
Ruth Carter Stapleton
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
This is Christmas: not the tinsel, not the giving and receiving, not even the carols, but the humble heart that receives anew the wondrous gift, the Christ.
Frank McKibben
The time draws near the birth of Christ: The moon is hid; the night is still; The Christmas bells from hill to hill Answer each other in the mist.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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 Wadsworth Longfellow
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas.
Irving Berlin
The only blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.
Helen Keller
Christmas is the day that holds time together.
Alexander Smith
The Christmas spirit - love - changes hearts and lives.
Pat Boone
This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.
Taylor Caldwell
At Christmas, all roads lead home.
Marjorie Holmes
Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence.
Joan Mills
Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.
Charles Schulz
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. Oren Arnold
For this day of the dear Christ's birth, for its hours of home gladness and world gladness, for the love within these walls, which binds us together as a family, for our food on this table, for our surroundings in a land of freedom, we bring to Thee, our Father, our heartfelt gratitude. Bless all these, Thy favors, to our good, in Jesus' name. Amen. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. H. B. Milward
This is the month, and this the happy morn, wherein the Son of heaven's eternal King, of wedded Maid and Virgin Mother born, our great redemption from above did bring. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. John Milton
Christmas is the season when people run out of money before they run out of friends. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. Larry Wilde
This Advent we look to the Wise Men to teach us where to focus our attention. We set our sights on things above, where God is. We draw closer to Jesus... When our Advent journey ends, and we reach the place where Jesus resides in Bethlehem, may we, like the Wise Men, fall on our knees and adore him as our true and only King. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. Mark Zimmermann
Love came down at Christmas; Love all lovely, love divine; Love was born at Christmas, Stars and angels gave the sign. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. 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. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. Calvin Coolidge
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. W. T. Ellis
Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. Frank McKinney Hubbard
God walked down the stairs of heaven with a Baby in His arms. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. Paul Scherer
Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most. unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months. Ruth Carter Stapleton
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