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Christmas, my child, is love in action.
by Dale Evans

Christmas, my child, is love in action.
Every time we love, every time we give,
it's Christmas.
- Dale Evans

Happy trails to you, until we meet again.
- Dale Evans

Who cares about the clouds when we're together? Just
sing a song and bring the sunny weather.
- Dale Evans

It's the way you ride the trail that counts.
- Dale Evans

 

Life is not over because you have diabetes.
Make the most of what you have, be grateful.
- Dale Evans

I lay in the bed at the hospital and said,
'let's see what I have left.' And I could see,
I could speak, I could think, I could read.
I simply tabulated my blessings, and that gave me a start.
- Dale Evans

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale

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Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

Christmas ... is not a date. It is a state of mind.
- Mary Ellen Chase

What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store.
What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.
- Dr. Seuss

Every day is Christmas when you are open to receiving love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas
with a note on it saying,
toys not included.
- Bernard Manning

So many people release albums before Christmas and
they get lost in the Christmas rush.
- Bonnie Tyler

I grew up with the classics.
My mom and I would sit and watch "Singin' in the Rain" and "White Christmas" -
those kind of movies.
- Lucas Grabeel

There's been a concerted effort to steal Christmas.
- Jerry Falwell

But Tammy Faye calls me, and Ron Jeremy calls me,
Erik Estrada sends me a Christmas card every year.
- Trishelle Cannatella

On the whole, I prefer Christmas as an adult than I did as a child.
- Nigella Lawson

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.
- Orson Welles

The next thing I wrote was in a writing class at night school.
It was about a poor woman who worked at a dime store
and who was all alone for Christmas in Laurel,
Mississippi.
- Beth Henley

There are very few people who have done more than one Christmas album.
- Isaac Hanson

Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving.
Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday.
- John Clayton

I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about
Christ and the Christmas star.
They were beautiful.
They made you warm and happy to think about.
But I didn't believe them.
- Frances Farmer

I'd like to do a Christmas album.
I've never done a Christmas album.
- Tanya Tucker

Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup,
peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.
- Wendy Cope

I got up one Christmas morning and we didn't have nothing to eat.
We didn't have an apple, we didn't have an orange,
we didn't have a cake, we didn't have nothing.
- Muddy Waters

The unfortunate thing about working for yourself is
that you have the worst boss in the world.
I work every day of the year except at Christmas,
when I work a half day.
- David Eddings

I didn't know the full dimensions of forever,
but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come.
- Richard Brautigan

Christmas is, of course, the time to be home -
in heart as well as body.
- Garry Moore

Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes.
I also cry at weddings.
I should have cried at a couple of my own.
- Ethel Merman

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

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

The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas
season does spring from myriad cultures and sources,
from St.
Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns.
- Richard Roeper

Christmas isn't a season.
It's a feeling.
- Edna Ferber

I never really did Christmas before.
Christmas Day? I mean - what's that? What's it all
about? I was always flying on Christmas Day.
- Monica Seles

In 1934, the American Jewish charities offered to find
homes for 300 German refugee children.
We were on the SS Washington, bound for New York,
Christmas 1934.
- Jack Steinberger

Fantastic!
Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break,
your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark,
dingy - what a great time for a movie!
- John Hughes

It's hard and sometimes it's scary.
It still amazes my mother.
I went home for Christmas one year and there were fans all over the front lawn,
hoping to see me.
- Luke Perry

Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas
and it was well received.
This gave me a new point of view and a new respect
for my work as an actress.
- Sarah Polley

South Park started as a little video Christmas card.
- Joel Hodgson

Coming from Chicago, I like a white Christmas.
- Dennis Franz

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

There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake
Christmas morning and not be a child.
- Erma Bombeck

We never really had any kind of a Christmas.
This is one part where my memory fails me completely.
- Frank McCourt

I've been in elementary education for years and my
belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little
more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
- Jack Bowman

Besides the two Christmas things, we've got a about
a dozen new tracks we're working on.
- Chris Frantz

I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

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

Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas
and usually in Aspen in the summer.
- James Cronin

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

I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.
- Clarence Clemons

I've also committed my time and resources to many local
organizations like Christmas in April,
Catholic Community Services, and Hudson County Meals on Wheels.
- Vincent Frank

According to an ancient Sardinian legend,
the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will
never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time.
- Grazia Deledda

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose
them in time for Christmas.
- Johnny Carson

I got a guitar when I was about 14, for a Christmas present,
and went from there.
- Robin Trower

I love Christmas, not just because of the presents
but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.
- Ashley Tisdale

Orphans, dead parents, lonely children at Christmas,
morose spoken word recordings, everything you love about the holidays.
Move the turkey over so you can fit your head in the oven.
- April Winchell

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.
- Calvin Coolidge

I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them
strings with a bottleneck.
My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.
- Muddy Waters

When I was 12, all I wanted for Christmas was a trampoline or a four-wheeler.
I ended up getting both presents for Christmas.
- Chris Brown

Dad bought me a toy drum one Christmas,
and I eventually destroyed it.
I wanted a real drum and he bought me a snare drum.
Dad continued to buy me one drum after the other.
- Keith Thibodeaux

So when I was 13, I basically left home and never returned and lived at home again.
I would come home for a week at Christmas and two weeks in the summer only.
- Peter Jurasik

Pets, like their owners, tend to expand a little over the Christmas period.
- Frances Wright

I made a French film called "Merry Christmas" which is a very European film.
It's a World War I piece.
- Diane Kruger

Even though we're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving,
it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
- Richard Roeper

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

'The war in Iraq - if Osama was a Christian -
it's the Christmas present he never would have expected.
- Michael Scheuer

Christmas...
is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's
home that one carries in one's heart.
- Freya Stark

He put a ring in the toe of a stocking.
On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was
there at the bottom of the toe.
Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking.
- Kyra Sedgwick

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought,
doesn't come from a store.
- Dr. Seuss


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