Quotation Explorer - 'Christmas'

A turkey never voted for an early Christmas. - Irish Proverb
Coincidentally, a good age for a Japanese girl is younger than twenty five, because that's when she turns into a 'Christmas Cake'. Christmas cakes, as everyone knows, are desirable before the twenty fifth but afterward quickly become stale and are put on the shelf. - Andrew Davidson
Christmas is God deciding to become what He never had been, so that we can become what we never could be. And so, God does the most improbable thing imaginable. He orchestrates His own birth. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A broke man’s lover doesn’t feel ‘loved’ on her Birthday, Christmas, and, on Valentine’s Day. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A good conscience is a continual Christmas. - Benjamin Franklin
Actually Grandad Christmas is a pagan holiday and Jesus probably hates you for celebrating it. - Huey Freeman The Boondocks
Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. - Mary Ellen Chase
"At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional. - Robert Godden
The worst defeat of all is to surrender without having been defeated. And it is Christmas that obliterates both. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
My parents won’t let me have a motorcycle, but they give me all the guns I want. I asked them for a motorcycle last Christmas and they told me I’d only kill myself. They got me this twelve-gauge instead. - Scott Thompson
From the beginning, when something was wrong I've been saying: 'Dilly-ding, dilly-dong, wake up, wake up!' So on Christmas Day I bought for all the players and all the staff a little bell. It was just a joke. - Claudio Ranieri
The Christmas story is penmanship of the most brilliant sort, where God crafted a beginning that would never be subject to an ending. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The Christmas spiritwhispers softly in my ear,"Go be of good cheer. - Richelle E. Goodrich
The truth is Christmas evolved from the Roman holiday Saturnalia, a winter festival where men gave gifts to each other. They also would get drunk, have sex with each other and beat their wives - Huey Freeman The Boondocks
When you’re planning the perfect Christmas the gifts, the lights, the decorations, the paries, the cards, don’t forget the most important item on the list—Christ. - Toni Sorenson
More often than not, the foolishness of our humanity drives us to destroy the very things that we need to keep ourselves from destroying ourselves. And because that’s the case, God will never allow us to destroy Christmas. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
What we’re searching for will determine where we arrive, or if we arrive. And right in the middle of such risky choices, Christmas is God perfectly solving the problem by showing us what to search for and then bringing it to us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day. - Jean Fritz
I huddle in the dark with a mass of burnt matches strewn at my feet. And yet, for all of those matches I’ve not been able to light a single candle. And huddled in such deep darkness, I’ve somehow yet to realize that Christmas made both matches and candles forever obsolete. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Christmas teaches us to be loving, kind, giving, forgiving, and appreciating. - Debasish Mridha
Reading is one of the best ways to bond with your child. Bond this Christmas with It’s Not About You, Mr. Santa Claus - Soraya Diase Coffelt
During Christmas, open your heart with love to appreciate the beauty of life and all the presents that you have received from the earth. - Debasish Mridha
There is no real bravery in getting paid to save someone's life. However, there is a large amount of bravery in a nurse break dancing at the hospital's Christmas party. - Shannon L. Alder
Christmas has a dark side. It’s painful for those of us who lost loved ones during the holidays. What puts it back into sparkling perspective is knowing that Christ was born so that we might all be reunited again. That’s the real sparkle in Christmas. - Toni Sorenson
I’m 30, it’s Christmas, and I’m a writer without a job. I sit hereengulfed in a furious fit of frustration. My future unknown. Mynuts so small you could fit them in a gnat’s navel and have roomleft over for my brain. - Josh Mitchell
Merry Christmas! - Pope John Paul II
What excites us the most or likewise scares us the most is when something is exactly what it says it is. And when it comes to Christmas, we’re going to end up finding ourselves on one side of that line or the other. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The ribbon on my wrist says: Do not open before Christmas. - Fall Out Boy
Far too often, it is at the moment where we finally stand on the very precipice of some great thing that we turn and abandon it, for it is at these seminal moments that fear wins and greatness dies. The beauty of Christmas is that God steps over precipices. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you want to feel the truest spirit of Christmas, go out and find someone sadder than you, lonelier than you, poorer than you and give what you can in a smile, in time, in compassion. The best Christmases always require the gift of self. - Toni Sorenson
Christmas, as a practicing Catholic child, was seen as a reward for lots and lots and lots of church. - Jenny Colgan
Did you know that Christmas means Christ (Jesus) and mas (a celebration)? The story about Jesus is found in the name of that special day when we celebrate His birth! - Soraya Diase Coffelt
To close a fellow human being in your heart compels more respect than attending 1000 Christmas Masses. - Ben Midland
Christmas is about Christ. When we forget that, we lose the true magic of Christmas. - Toni Sorenson
Christmas is a time when people of all religions come together to worship Jesus Christ. - Matt Groening
The next best thing to christmas is...... a story worth reading. - Nadun Lokuliyanage
Christmas cut history in two ages, the Age of Promise, and the Age of Fulfillment. - John Piper
It’s Christmas, and no matter what historical usage you choose to assign to mass be it mission or Lord’s Supper, Christ’s Mass refers to WHY he came, not THAT he came. Christ’s mission was to be a sacrifice. - William Branks
'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale; 'Twas Christmas told the merriest tale; A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poorest man's heart thru half the year. - Sir Walter Scott
At Christmas, all roads lead home. - Marjorie Holmes
Colour GLOWS, Mind FLOWSBird FLY. Love SPREADS,And we Celebrate Joy, Love & Smile.Have a Happy Bright Merry Christmas to Ü & All - krvishal
Christmas is conceptualized with solidarity. That's nice! But let us at least be aware that it does not solve the problem. However, doing your part, it's a start. It does not have to be material help, start with a sincere and cozy hug in your loved ones.A gesture, worth more than thousand words! - 1 Minuto na Palma da Mão
Christmas embodies everything that I need. However, everything that I need is often made up of a lot of stuff I don’t want. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The spirit of Christmas abides in harmonious carols like those sung by angels on the day of Christ’s birth. - Richelle E. Goodrich
The spirit of Christmas is found when we lift the load of others. - Toni Sorenson
I'm glad that life isn't like a Christmas song, because if my friends and I were building a snowman and it suddenly came alive when we put a hat on it, I'd probably freak and stab it to death with an icicle.
Christmas; silence breathed childlike anticipation in your heart. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
The message of Christmas is a message of hope when all other such messages created by men can do nothing more than be hopeful. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I wish you a very merry Christmas filled with abundance and a magnificent magical New Year. - Debasish Mridha
All I wanted for Christmas was a New Years Eve party that I would never forget. Too bad I got too drunk to remember it. - Carroll Bryant
my beerdrunk soul is sadder than all the dead christmas trees of the world. - Charles Bukowski
When there's Christmas in hell. that's what i call real Christmas! - Nadun Lokuliyanage
More often than not, rejecting rescue is in reality rejecting our need to be rescued. And it may very well be that is why so many reject Christmas. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I say that my value is based on my accomplishments. Christmas is God saying that I am His accomplishment and that will forever be enough. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. - Lenore Hershey
Heap on more wood - the wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We'll keep our Christmas merry still. - Sir Walter Scott
Where there is no hope, there is Christmas. And where there is no Christmas, there is no hope. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The hand of God is wonderfully evident at those times when He pens stories whose lines we ourselves are far too fearful to pen or whose imaginations are far too limited to envision. And I would unashamedly suggest that the Christmas story is that very story. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The love at Christmas should be with us throughout the coming year. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To embrace the message of Christmas is to throw off my hedonistic rebellion and bow before the chafing reality that I can't save myself, and in that very act to be suddenly taken aback in that I've stumbled upon the very freedom I've longed for in the very place I'd least expected it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Christmas is best pondered, not with logic, but with imagination. - Max Lucado
Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit. - Kin Hubbard
At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year. - Thomas Tusser
The sure path to tomorrow was plotted in a manger and paved on a cross. And although this sturdy byway is mine for the taking, I have incessantly chosen lesser paths. And maybe it is time to realize that Christmas is a promise that I can walk through the world and never get lost in the woods. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It’s not so much about writing the story of Christmas itself, as ingenious as it is. In reality, it’s much more about writing the story of Christmas into the story of life so that it will become the story of life. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The Christmas memories you make this year will be the ones you remember in the years to come. - Toni Sorenson
At Christmas I no more desire a rose Than wish a snow in May's new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows. - William Shakespeare
One of the things that Christmas reminds us is that Jesus Christ was once a child. - Hark Herald Sarmiento
The Christmas spirit will elude you'til a selfless love consumes youand the joy of giving moves you. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Sitting at the old patio table she’d cleared of leaves, she smiled and leaned back. The stars looked twisted in the limbs of the trees, like Christmas lights. She felt like part of the hollow around her was filling. She’d come here with too many expectations. - Sarah Addison Allen
This is the wonder of Christmas, that in the solitary form of an impoverished infant God has handed me everything that I could never create so that I can be everything that I could never be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Aren't we forgeting the true meaning of Christmas? You know, the birth of Santa. - Matt Groening
When no power is vested in a turbulent man, he behaves sorrowfully like a nearly killed christmas goat, but when fully endorsed, without considering his level of insanity and evil gestures, he cuts everyone in the society into pieces. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I think commercialism helps Christmas and I think that the more capitalism we can inject into the Christmas holiday the more spiritual I feel about it - Craig Ferguson
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