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.
To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.
The secret anniversaries of the heart.
As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December's bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide bound hearts.
The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others' burdens, easing other's loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas.
To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart; The secret anniversaries of the heart.
Things must be felt with the heart.
Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance.
Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.
No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.
I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
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.
At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.
A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking.
Love the giver more than the gift.
I have had a holiday, and I'd like to take it up professionally.
May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.
After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays.
Mankind is a great, an immense family... This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.
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