12 JOYOUS CHRISTMAS QUOTES

 “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!” ~ Hamilton Wright Mabie
 “Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” ~ Janice Maeditere
 “Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.”
 “Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.” ~ Ruth Carter Stapleton
 “I love the Christmas-tide, and yet,
I notice this, each year I live;
I always like the gifts I get,
But how I love the gifts I give!” ~ Carolyn Wells
 “Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~ Calvin Coolidge
 “What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.” ~ Agnes M. Pharo
 For Christmas is tradition time–
Traditions that recall
the precious memories down the years,
the sameness of them all.” ~ Helen Lowrie Marshall
 “Christmas is forever, not for just one day,
for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
The good you do for others is good you do yourself.” – Unknown

 “Until one feels the spirit of Christmas, there is no Christmas. All else is outward display–so much tinsel and decorations. For it isn’t the holly, it isn’t the snow. It isn’t the tree not the firelight’s glow. It’s the warmth that comes to the hearts of men when the Christmas spirit returns again.” ~ Unknown
 “Are you willing to believe that love is the strongest thing in the world – stronger than hate, stronger than evil, stronger than death – and that the blessed life which began in Bethlehem nineteen hundred years ago is the image and brightness of the Eternal Love? Then you can keep Christmas.” ~ Henry Van Dyke

 “Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; teach us to be patient and always to be kind.” ~ Helen Steiner Rice

Dear Readers, would be kind enough to share with your most favorite Christmas Quote amongst the 12 stated? Merry Christmas and wishing you the jingly jolly joys of great tidings of the season.

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