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What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store.
by Dr. Seuss

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

Related topics: Christian Religion Holiday

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep
because reality is finally better than your dreams.
- Dr. Seuss

Think left and think right and think low and think high.
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss

I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
- Dr. Seuss

 

Today you are you!
That is truer than true!
There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
- Dr. Seuss

You can get help from teachers, but you are going to
have to learn a lot by yourself,
sitting alone in a room.
- Dr. Seuss

Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book.
No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.
- Dr. Seuss

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You make 'em, I amuse 'em.
- Dr. Seuss

I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve
themselves in a situation.
Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.
- Dr. Seuss

Today was good.
Today was fun.
Tomorrow is another one.
- Dr. Seuss

Fun is good.
- Dr. Seuss

How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon.
December is here before its June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?
- Dr. Seuss

From there to here, and here to there,
funny things are everywhere.
- Dr. Seuss

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living,
it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.
Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
- Dr. Seuss

Be who you are and say what you feel,
because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
- Dr. Seuss

A person's a person, no matter how small.
- Dr. Seuss

When at last we are sure, You've been properly pilled,
Then a few paper forms, Must be properly filled.
So that you and your heirs, May be properly billed.
- Dr. Seuss

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

You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.
- Dr. Seuss

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better.
It's not.
- Dr. Seuss

Adults are obsolete children.
- Dr. Seuss

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You're on your own, and you know what you know.
And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.
- Dr. Seuss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like
to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front.
It's just not December without that movie in my house.
- Tom Hanks

Windows are as essential to office prestige as Christmas is to retailing.
- Enid Nemy

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

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

I don't know of too many double Christmas albums,
so it is something that's new, and hopefully will be fun,
and there's plenty of stuff out there to cut.
- Garth Brooks

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

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

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

From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money -
either baby-sitting,
or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas,
so I could have my own money.
- Christie Hefner

I think the people who are making Christmas-themed
movies today feel that people are more cynical about Christmas.
There's more of an edge.
- Leonard Maltin

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

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

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

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

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

There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.
- Adele Comandini

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

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.
- Richard Lamm

Christmas makes me happy no matter what time of year it comes around.
- Bryan White

Christmas makes everything twice as sad.
- Doug Coupland

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

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

Those worship songs on the Christmas project will air on PBS television.
That's highly unusual.
- John Tesh

If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning,
you better see if you can locate that check.
- Mahalia Jackson

Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that
to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
- Stephen Fry

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

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

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

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

Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks'
Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years.
I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely.
- Frank McCourt

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Robert Lynd

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


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