“Don’t let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.”
~ Taylor Caldwell 
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“The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reasons. They couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin.”
~  Jay Leno
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“My brothers and sisters, true love is a reflection of the Savior’s love. In December of each year we call it the Christmas spirit. You can hear it. You can see it. You can feel it.”
~ Thomas S. Monson
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“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
~ Charles Dickens
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“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”
~ Charles M. Schulz
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“The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.”
~ George Carlin
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“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.”
~ Dr. Seuss
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“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.”
~ Edna Ferber 
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“The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.”
~ Alice Cooper
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“God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving. If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and  receive it.”
~ Pope Francis
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“Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever. Jesus is God’s perfect, indescribable gift. The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift, but we are able to share it with others on Christmas and every other day of the year.”
~  Joel Osteen
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“I’m sure most of us remember being a kid and you have all of this endless time where two weeks before Christmas feels like ten years. I used to go to bed to try and go to sleep to try and make it go faster.”
~ Andrea Arnold
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“Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there’s no way I’d do anything to undermine that belief.”
~ Carol Ann Duffy
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“In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another.”
~ Jeff Miller 
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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.”
~ T. S. Eliot
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“Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.”
~ Karl Rahner 
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“I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said ‘Happy Birthday’ on it. I didn’t want to waste it so I just wrote ‘Jesus’ on it.”
~  Demetri Martin
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“Faith is salted and peppered through everything at Christmas. And I love at least one night by the Christmas tree to sing and feel the quiet holiness of that time that’s set apart to celebrate love, friendship, and God’s gift of the Christ child.”
~ Amy Grant
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“I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.”
~ Bernard Manning 
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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.”
~  Phillips Brooks
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“What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.”
~ Phyllis Diller
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“’A Christmas Story’ has always meant a lot to me personally.”
~ Peter Billingsley
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“The sharpest memory of our old-fashioned Christmas eve is my mother’s hand making sure I was settled in bed.”
~ Paul Engle 
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“Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there’s the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.”
~ Marcelene Cox
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“I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.”
~ Shirley Temple
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“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are really what help to keep a family together over the long haul.”
~ Caroline Kennedy 
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“The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.”
~ Charles Dudley Warner
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“And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.”
~ Jesus Christ 
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“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.”
~ Dale Evans
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“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.”
~ Roy L. Smith
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“Christmas makes me happy no matter what time of year it comes around.”
~ Bryan White
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“Being a traditionalist, I’m a rabid sucker for Christmas. In July, I’m already worried that there are only 146 shopping days left.”
~ John Waters 
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“Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white’.”
~ Bing Crosby
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“If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.”
~ Bob Hope
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“At Christmas, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it’s coming.”
~ Nicholas Lea
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“Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.”
~ Gary Allan
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“Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.”
~  Pindar
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“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.”
~ Winston Churchill
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