Quotes of the Day for 25 December 2008 – Christmas
I wish you a very Merry Christmas. I pray there will be peace in your homes, love in your life, and good things in your belly. If your religious devotion is other than to the Christ child, I insist that you share in the same peace, love, and satisfaction. No exceptions!
True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.
- Charles Caleb Colton, 1780 - 1832
Many merry Christmases, friendships, great accumulation of cheerful recollections, affection on earth, and Heaven at last for all of us.
- Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870
And what do all the great words come to in the end, but that? - I love you - I am at rest with you - I have come home.
- Dorothy L. Sayers, 1893 - 1957
Somehow not only for Christmas
But all the long year through,
The joy that you give to others
Is the joy that comes back to you.
- John Greenleaf Whittier, 1807 - 1892
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.
- John Calvin Coolidge, 1872 - 1933
Life's simplest things are love, and kindly friends, Nature's sweet charm of earth and sea and sky; gladness of soul that with right living blends - home's dear content, so cheap that all may buy.
- Ripley D. Saunders
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