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"Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life."

christmas quote by Karl Kraus

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"Washington's birthday is as close to a secular Christmas as any Christian country dare come this side of blasphemy."

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"It was a fluke that between Christmas and New Year's of 1945 and 1946, I put my books down, turned on the radio and heard the worst drama I had ever heard, ever. It got my dander up because I had done some speaking and a little bit of acting."

christmas quote by James Doohan

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"Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion."

christmas quote by Ralph Sockman

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"Christmas gift suggestions:To your enemy, forgiveness.To an opponent, tolerance.To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect."

christmas quote by Oren Arnold

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"'Out upon merry Christmas What's Christmas time to you but a time for paying bills without money a time for finding yourself a year older, but not an hour richer... If I could work my will,' said Scrooge indignantly, 'every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' upon his lips should be boiled with his won pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should'"

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"'A merry Christmas, uncle God save you' cried a cheerful voice. 'Bah' said Scrooge. 'Humbug'"

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"...it was always said of him Scrooge that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us"

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up."

christmas quote by Leonard Maltin

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"A merry Christmas to everybody A happy New Year to all the world"

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"A turkey never voted for an early Christmas."

christmas quote by Irish Proverb

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"At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year."

christmas quote by Thomas Tusser

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"But I am sure that I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round...as a good time a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely."

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"Christmas--that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance--a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved."

christmas quote by Augusta E. Rundell

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"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful"

christmas quote by Norman Vincent Peale

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"Christmas The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given--when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes."

christmas quote by Joan Winmill Brown

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"Christmas night, stars shine bright, and all the angels are singing. 'The Son of God is Born' Little child, holy child, how I want to be near you, this blessed Christmas night."

christmas quote by Garry Gamble

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"Christmas makes everything twice as sad."

christmas quote by Doug Coupland

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"Christmas is the season when people run out of money before they run out of friends."

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"Christmas is the one time of year when people of all religions come together to worship Santa Claus"

christmas quote by Bart Simpson

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"Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year. And yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority"

christmas quote by W.J. Cameron

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"Christmas is over and Business is Business."

christmas quote by Franklin P. Adams

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"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."

christmas quote by Calvin Coolidge

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"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"

christmas quote by Calvin Coolidge

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"Christmas is a time when you get homesick, even when you're home"

christmas quote by Carol Nelson

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"Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want-and their kids pay for it."

christmas quote by Richard Lamm

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"Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it"

christmas quote by Richard Lamm

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"Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered"

christmas quote by Phyllis Diller

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"Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart."

christmas quote by Washington Irving

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"Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected."

christmas quote by Jimmy Cannon

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"Christmas gift suggestions To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect."

christmas quote by Oren Arnold

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"Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal."

christmas quote by Lenore Hershey

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"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."

christmas quote by Oren Arnold

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"Frank I'd known her for years. We used to go to all the police functions together. Ah, how I loved her, but she had her music. I think she had her music. She'd hang out with the Chicago Male Chorus and Symphony. I don't recall her playing an instrument or be able to carry a tune. Yet she was on the road 300 days of the year. In fact I bought her a harp for christmas. She asked me what it was."

christmas quote by Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad

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"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! by"

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree"

christmas quote by Roy L. Smith

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"I have always thought of Christmas time as a good time. A kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time. The only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely"

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays--let them overtake me unexpectedly--waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself Why this is Christmas Day"

christmas quote by David Grayson

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"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all year."

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year"

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"I’ve seen too much hate to want to hate, myself, and every time I see it, I say to myself, hate is too great a burden to bear. Somehow we must be able to stand up against our most bitter opponents and say:”We shall match your capacity to inflict suffering by our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. Do to us what you will and we will still love you.... But be assured that we’ll wear you down by our capacity to suffer, and one day we will win our freedom. We will not only win freedom for ourselves; we will appeal to your heart and conscience that we will win you in the process, and our victory will be a double victory."

christmas quote by Martin Luther King Jr.

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"In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago."

christmas quote by Christina Rossetti

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"It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air."

christmas quote by W. T. Ellis

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"It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas."

christmas quote by Ronald Reagan

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"Just a hurried line...to tell a story which puts the contrast between *our* feast of the Nativity and all this ghastly Xmas racket at it's lowest. My brother heard a woman on a 'bus say, as the 'bus passed a church with a Crib outside it, Oh Lor' They bring religion into everything. Look- they're dragging it even into Christmas now"

christmas quote by Clive Staples Lewis

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"Love came down at Christmas Love all lovely, love divine Love was born at Christmas, Stars and angels gave the sign."

christmas quote by Christina Georgina Rossetti

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"Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all thirty feet tall"

christmas quote by Larry Wilde

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"Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit"

christmas quote by Kin Hubbard

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"Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions."

christmas quote by Orson Welles

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"Once upon a time--of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve--old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house."

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"Somehow he Tim gets thoughtful sitting by himself so much, and thinks the strangest things you ever heard. He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant for them to remember upon Christmas Day, who made lame beggars walk, and blind men see."

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"That's the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me."

christmas quote by Jerry Seinfeld

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"The Christmas Pageant does not stink"

christmas quote by Lines for detention

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"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."

christmas quote by Phillips Brooks

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"The parent who gets down on the floor to play with a child on Christmas Day is usually doing a most remarkable thing -- something seldom repeated during the rest of the year. These are, after all, busy parents committed to their work or their success in the larger society, and they do not have much left-over time in which to play with their children."

christmas quote by Brian Sutton-Smith

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"Then Bob proposed 'A Merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us' Which all his family re-echoed. 'God bless us every one' said Tiny Tim, the last of all."

christmas quote by Charles Dickens

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"There is a remarkable breakdown of taste and intelligence at Christmas time. Mature, responsible grown men wear neckties made of holly leaves and drink alcoholic beverages with raw egg yolks and cottage cheese in them"

christmas quote by P.J. O'Rourke

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"There has been only one Christmas - the rest are anniversaries"

christmas quote by W.J. Cameron

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"There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child"

christmas quote by Erna Bombeck

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"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."

christmas quote by Helen Hayes

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"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."

christmas quote by Dag Hammarskjold

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"We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas."

christmas quote by Ronald Reagan

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"What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day"

christmas quote by Phyllis Diller

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"When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?"

christmas quote by Gilbert K. Chesterton

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"Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war is obsolete. There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force... If we assume that life is worth living, if we assume that mankind has the right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war."

christmas quote by Martin Luther King Jr.

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"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."

christmas quote by TS (Thomas Stearns) Eliot

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"God is gonna kick your arse, you infidelic pagan scum!"

christmas quote by Southpark christmas song

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"I’d like to take advantage of this early opportunity to wish all of you an enjoyable Christmas season and a happy New Year filled with good fortune. Of course I realize this can’t happen for everyone. Some of you are going to die next year, and others will be crippled and maimed in accidents, perhaps even completely paralyzed. Still others will be stricken with diseases that can’t be cured, or will be horribly scarred in fires. And lets not forget the robberies and rapes – there’ll be lots of them. Therefore many of you will not be able to enjoy the happy and fortunate New Year I’m wishing for you. So just try and do the best you can."

christmas quote by George Carlin

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"My only objection to the custom of giving books as Christmas presents is perhaps the selfish one that it encourages and keeps in the game a number of writers who would be far better employed if they abandoned the pen and took to work."

christmas quote by P. G. [Sir Pelham Grenville] Wodehouse

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"There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child."

christmas quote by Erma Bombeck

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"In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it 'Christmas' and went to church; the Jews called it 'Hanukka' and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say 'Merry Christmas!' or 'Happy Hanukka!' or (to the atheists) 'Look out for the wall!"

christmas quote by Dave Barry

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"Christmas is the day that holds all time together."

christmas quote by Alexander Smith

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"Why do programmers get Halloween and Christmas mixed up? Because OCT(31) = DEC(25)"

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"Your friendship is a glowing ember Through the year; and each December From its warm and living spark We kindle flame against the dark And with its shining radiance light Our tree of faith on Christmas night."

christmas quote by Thelma J. Lund

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"Tis blessed to bestow, and yet, Could we bestow the gifts we get, And keep the ones we give away, How happy were our Christmas day!"

christmas quote by Carolyn Wells

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"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."

christmas quote by Robert Lynd

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"The other day I bumped into Santa Claus. A good bump it was, too! I ought to have been arrested, for there is no open season on Santa Claus. But sometimes a first class collision is an exciting thing. It will knock the wind out of you, and it may knock an idea into your head. True, this Santa Claus did not have the white cotton whiskers or a red coat, but she was the real thing all right! Santa Claus in the flesh and plenty of it. A lady who looked like an animated Christmas tree with packages dangling from very limb and I bumped and spilled. As I was trying to pick up the packages she gasped out, Oh, I hate Christmas anyhow! It turns everything upside down. To which I said, That is just what it was made for. This lofty sentiment did not stop her dirty looks at all. But it is the big thing about Christmas."

christmas quote by Halford E. Luccock

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"Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!"

christmas quote by Phyllis Mcginley

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"Midnight, and the clock strikes. It is Christmas Day, the werewolves birthday, the door of the solstice still wide enough open to let them all slink through."

christmas quote by Angela Carter

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"Call a truce, then, to our labors -- let us feast with friends and neighbors, and be merry as the custom of our caste; for if faint and forced the laughter, and if sadness follow after, we are richer by one mocking Christmas past."

christmas quote by Rudyard Kipling

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"A woman spent all Christmas Day in a telephone box without ringing anyone. If someone comes to phone, she leaves the box, then resumes her place afterwards. No one calls her either, but from a window in the street, someone watched her all day, no doubt since they had nothing better to do. The Christmas syndrome."

christmas quote by Jean Baudrillard

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"A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together."

christmas quote by Garrison Keillor

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"Sadly sung sanctuary, I hear it in each one Of my bones, tear drenched, drunk on my own Despair. I'm crying tonight, the dawn of the Stigma Christmas, My thoughts, every one encoded In viral disease, each one burning on for One thousand years. I'm sitting on a pew. In A church, in a city, in a world I wish I Never knew. Where the crucifix should be I See a mirror, and my reflection doesn't Appear. So I weep. So I'm non-existent in This fallout shelter we call America. So I'm condemned tonight, to celebrate the Stigmata we call Christ, Jesus, and the holy Ghost. I'm alone in a world no one's ever Known, and I'm doubting beliefs that I've Always felt in control. Of all the lies I've Told to thee, this is the one that will Always Haunt me"

christmas quote by Kade William Davies

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"This Christmas…"

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"Merry Christmas"

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"May our Christmas Cheer last all through the year."

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"One of the joys our technological civilization has lost is the excitement with which seasonal flowers and fruits were welcomed; the first daffodil, strawberry or cherry are now things of the past, along with their precious moment of arrival. Even the tangerine -- now a satsuma or clementine -- appears de-pipped months before Christmas."

christmas quote by Derek Jarman

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"I'm Dreaming Of A White Christmas"

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. -Charles Dickens"

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"Have yourself a merry little Christmas"

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"Christmas is the day that holds all time together. -Alexander Smith"

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"All Hearts Come Home For Christmas"

christmas quote by Anonymous

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"One Christmas was so much like another,...that I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and six nights when I was twleve or whether it snowed for twelve days and twelve nights when I was six."

christmas quote by Dylan Thomas

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"Varuhusets dekorationschef hade förhört sig med européer, han hade lyssnat och antecknat. Det mesta blev rätt. Mne inte allt. Över varuhusets fasad fanns nu i jättebokstäver, upplyst i olikfärgade lampor, orden MERRY CHRISTMAS. Men illustrationen i neonslingor av jultomten med vitt skägg och röd luva befann sig i en säregen situation. Som ett resultat av dekorationschefens missupfattning hade jultomten fått en Jesusroll. Jultomten i Tokyo var uppspikad på ett kors."

christmas quote by Staffan Heimerson, Med Dolly Parton i baksätet

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"'A thousand Christmas trees! at what apiece?' He felt some need of softening that to me:..."

christmas quote by Robert Frost

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"Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the d..."

christmas quote by Karl Kraus

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"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."

christmas quote by Benjamin Franklin

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"If Jesus isn't in Christmas, it isn't Christmas atall!"

christmas quote by tarbox7

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