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The answer came to me very quickly. I asked myself if you guys would rather read me rambling about Christmas, or read what has been said by others, many of which are famous. Once that was decided I embarked on an Internet journey to find some great Christmas quotes and sayings. My favorite, which reflects my attitude about Christmas, is the first one by Dr. Suess. I’m sure you will find at least favorite also. You will not hear from me until early January, so until then have a wonderful Christmas, enjoy the Holidays and Happy New Year!

Christmas can't be bought from a store . . . Maybe Christmas means a little bit more. - Dr. Seuss

"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

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” ― Marjorie Holmes

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” ― Benjamin Franklin

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing, but of reflection.” ― Winston Churchill

What a wonderful story it is, the Christmas story. Only God could have thought of it. - Norman Vincent Peale

"Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends." - Margaret Thatcher

The only blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart. - Helen Keller

"During the holiday season, I watch as people scurry about swiping those plastic cards through the credit card machines faster than a speeding bullet. And yet, God has already shown us that the most precious gift cannot be bought or sold." -Unknown

May your hearth be warm, your holidays grand, and your heart held gently in the good Lord's hand. - Old Irish Saying

"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 the celebration of the event that set heaven to singing, an event that gave the stars of the night sky a new brilliance. - Billy Graham

Although Santa Claus and St. Nicholas have nothing to do with the true meaning of Christmas, many people do love the story about this man who did, in fact, give gifts to the poor and demonstrated for us a wonderful example for Christmas giving. - Louise Bishop

God's love is a gift beyond measure that surrounds us and covers us when the fire of life rains down. It is God's love and the very reason for the season we call Christmas - or it should be. - Mary Southerland

I will live this day as if it were Christmas. I will be a giver of gifts and deliver to my enemies the gift of forgiveness; my opponents, tolerance; my friends, a smile; my children, a good example, and every gift will be wrapped with unconditional love. - Og Mandino

We don't need more parties, or decorations, or gifts, or worries, or expectations to be added to Christmas. What we really need is some grace. For ourselves and others. And we need to love people. - Susanna Foth Aughtmon

All around us at Christmas this year there will be those less fortunate than we are. Don't pass up the opportunities God gives you this Christmas to personally "be charitable" to others. - Dr. David Jeremiah

You see, the Christmas most people celebrate is not the way God intended it to be celebrated. We have commercialized it, super-sized it, downgraded it, and for most people, ignored the real meaning of Christmas. - C. P. Lewis

This season, keep your eyes and heart open for unexpected ways that God will reveal to you the hope of Christmas. - Jack Countryman

Is it an acceptable boundary to simply send a Christmas card and ignore a friend for the rest of the year? - Jeffrey Dawson

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