Come Christmas, it is time for turkey, invite close relatives or friends under the mistletoe, or singing along to “White Christmas,” remembering the true meaning of the Yuletide season. More than the religious undertones, Chrstmas has emerged as a global event for a spirit of giving and lending a helping hand besides visitng homes to meet with parents, elders and making merry with friends and relatives alike.
The occasion of Christmas also calls for exchange of greetings all over the world and here are some quotes for use in sending to your dear ones.
For those who want to send sentimental and spiritual messages:
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens
“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” – Roy L. Smith
“Christ was born in the first century, yet he belongs to all centuries. He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races. He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries.” – George W. Truett
“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” – Janice Maeditere
“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?” ― Bob Hope
“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.
“Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind.” – Mary Ellen Chase
“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.” – Larry Wilde
On lighter side, the following merit for friends and among youngsters:
“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.” – Garrison Keillor
“I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.” – Bernard Manning
“The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.” ― George Carlin
“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