Quotations About / On: CHRISTMAS

  • 1.
    There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
    (Robert Lynd (1879-1949), Anglo-Irish essayist, journalist. "On Christmas," The Book of This and That (1915).)
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  • 2.
    “my beerdrunk soul is sadder than all the dead christmas trees of the world.”
    ( Charles Bukowski)
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  • 3.
    Christmas is the song of children's joy and the beginning of children's wish
    (Susan Aparejo's personal quote)
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  • 4.
    CHRISTMAS is a time of miracles.
    (Walterrean Salley February 2007)
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  • 5.
    There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.
    (Adele Comandini, and Edward Sutherland. Michael O'Brien (Charles Winninger), Beyond Tomorrow, after proposing that the partners invite three strangers to dinner (1940). Original story by Mildred Cram and Adele Comandini.)
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  • 6.
    I get a little behind during Lent, but it comes out even at Christmas.
    (Frank Butler (1890-1967), British screenwriter, and Frank Cavett (1907-1973), U.S. screenwriter. Father Fitzgibbon (Barry Fitzgerald), Going My Way (1944). Explaining how he rations his bottle of brandy over the course of a year.)
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  • 7.
    Nothing reminds me more of the joys of Christmas than a smile from a young child looking at the presents under the tree anticipating the treasures within.
    (Holiday spirit)
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  • 8.
    A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
    (Garrison Keillor (b. 1942), U.S. author. "Exiles," Leaving Home (1987).)
  • 9.
    From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it.
    (Katharine Whitehorn (b. 1926), British journalist. "The Office Party," Roundabout (1962).)
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  • 10.
    No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace, is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas.
    (Alfred E. Smith (1873-1944), U.S. Democratic politician, governor of New York. New Outlook (Dec. 1933). The phrase "Nobody shoots at Santa Claus" was used repeatedly by Smith in campaign speeches in 1936, attacking Franklin D. Roosevelt and the spendthrift policies of the New Deal.)
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