“The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the  winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces  with a Christmas greeting.”

"Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin—inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night."

"Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard, or too sad when you've got a Christmas tree in the living room.".

"Christmas is the day that holds all time together."

"Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most."

"Some Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago."

"Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the  endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t  quite know how to put our love into words."

"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!"

"Let us have music for Christmas… Sound the trumpet of joy and rebirth; Let each of us try, with a song in our hearts, To bring peace to men on earth."

"Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy;  who gives himself by thought or word or deed in every gift that he  bestows."

"Mankind is a great, an immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas."