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Here are some entertaining quotes for the Holiday break period. Over fifty entertaining holiday quotes from folks ranging from Phyllis Diller and Andy Rooney to Charles Dickens and John Lennon. Humorous and insightful views on Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and atheism to traditions, spirituality and loved ones. For extra quotes on topics ranging from love, pleasure and wisdom and details on the inspiring general public art job Dialogue, please see: http://www.DialogueProject.net. Love!

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Holiday break QUOTATIONS 2007
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Christmas is a time when all people desires his previous neglected and his present remembered. What I do not like about office Christmas parties is seeking for a work the subsequent working day.
(Phyllis Diller)

Rather of becoming a time of uncommon behavior, Christmas is potentially the only time in the yr when folks can obey their all-natural impulses and convey their correct sentiments devoid of sensation self-mindful and, potentially, foolish.
(Francis C. Farley)

The three stages of a man’s lifetime:
one. He thinks in Santa Claus
two. He won’t believe in Santa Claus.
three. He is Santa Claus.
(Unattributed)

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to hold it all the yr.
(Charles Dickens)

Joyful, joyful Christmas, that can get us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the previous male the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and tranquil household!
(Charles Dickens)

When Christmas bells are swinging higher than the fields of snow,
We listen to sweet voices ringing from lands of extensive in the past,
And etched on vacant areas
Are 50 %-neglected faces
Of buddies we applied to cherish, and enjoys we applied to know.
(Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Christmas Fancies from Poems of Ability)

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the previous, braveness for the present, hope for the foreseeable future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may perhaps overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every route may perhaps guide to peace.
(Agnes M. Pharo)

Christmas is not a time nor a period, but a condition of brain. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
(Calvin Coolidge)

A pretty matter about Christmas is that it is obligatory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go via it together.
(Garrison Keillor)

Blessed is the period which engages the total environment in a conspiracy of love.
(Hamilton Wright Mabie)

May well this Festival of Lights carry blessings on you and All Your Beloved Types.
May well the Lights of Hanukkah usher in a greater environment for all humankind.
May well Adore & Mild fill your household and heart at Hanukkah.
May well pleasure fill your household as you rejoice the Festival of Lights.
(Unattributed)

New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.
(Charles Lamb)

‘Twas the night time right before Christmas, when all via the house
Not a creature was stirring-not even a mouse:
The stockings have been hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas before long would be there.
(Clement C. Moore)

If you want to make peace, you do not talk to your buddies. You talk to your enemies.
(Moshe Dayan)

How a lot of families, whose associates have been dispersed and scattered far and huge, in the restless struggles of lifetime, are then reunited, and fulfill the moment again in that joyful condition of companionship and mutual goodwill, which is a source of this sort of pure and unalloyed delight and a single so incompatible with the cares and sorrows of the environment, that the religious belief of the most civilized nations, and the impolite traditions of the roughest savages, alike number it among the initially joys of a foreseeable future affliction of existence, delivered for the blessed and joyful!
(Charles Dickens)

I wish you a merry Christmas
And a Joyful New Year
A pocket complete of revenue
And a cellar complete of beer,
And a fantastic fat pig
To past you all the yr.
(Aged English Music)

At Christmas I no extra want a rose
Than wish a snow in May’s newfangled mirth
But like of each and every matter that in seasons grows.
(William Shakespeare)

“Probably Christmas,” he considered, “won’t come from a retail store. Probably Christmas… potentially… usually means a minimal bit extra.”
(Theodor Seuss Geisel, “The Grinch”)

The ideal Christmas trees come incredibly near to exceeding mother nature.
(Andy Rooney)

Christmas present solutions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a purchaser, company. To all, charity. To every child, a great example. To on your own, regard.
(Oren Arnold)

Christmas renews our youth by stirring our surprise. The capacity for surprise has been referred to as our most pregnant human college, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
(Ralph Sockman)

Which Christmas is the most vivid to me? It is often the subsequent Christmas.
(Joanne Woodward)

When we recall Christmas previous, we normally find that the easiest factors – not the fantastic instances – give off the best glow of pleasure.
(Bob Hope)

The rooms have been incredibly nonetheless when the pages have been softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to contact the vibrant heads and really serious faces with a Christmas greeting.
(Louisa May well Alcott)

One thing about an previous-fashioned Christmas is tricky to fail to remember.
(Hugh Downs)

Christmas is extra than a time of festivities, loved ones and buddies
it is a period of generosity, gladness and gratitude.
(William Arthur Ward)

There was the minimal boy who approached Santa in a section retail store with a extensive list of requests. He desired a bicycle and a sled, a chemical set, a cowboy fit, a set of trains, a baseball glove and roller skates.
“That’s a very extensive list,” Santa reported sternly. “I am going to have to look at in my ebook and see if you have been a great boy.”
“No, no,” the youngster reported speedily. “Never Mind checking. I am going to just acquire the roller skates.”
(Unattributed)

Permit the children have their night time of entertaining and laughter, let the items of Father Christmas delight their perform. Permit us grown-ups share to the complete in their unstinted pleasures.
(Sir Winston Churchill)

Christmas isn’t really a period. It is a sensation.
(Edna Ferber)

Calvin: Very well. I have decided I do believe in Santa Claus,
no issue how preposterous he seems.
Hobbes: What confident you?
Calvin: A simple danger analysis. I want provides. Plenty of provides.
Why danger not getting them over a issue of belief?
Heck, I am going to believe just about anything they want.
(Invoice Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes)

The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each and every others’ burdens, easing other’s hundreds and supplanting vacant hearts and lives with generous items gets for us the magic of the Holidays.
(W. C. Jones)

Indeed, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exists, and you know that they abound and give to your lifetime its optimum magnificence and joy.
(Francis Pharcellus Church, responding to a letter to the New York Solar
in 1897 from eight-yr-previous Virginia O’Hanlon asking, “is there a Santa Claus”)

The holiest of holidays are people
Held by ourselves in silence and apart
The secret anniversaries of the heart.
(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Christmas at my house is often at the very least 6 or seven instances extra nice than everywhere else. We begin ingesting early. And when anyone else is seeing only a single Santa Claus, we are going to be seeing 6 or seven.
(W. C. Fields)

A New Year’s resolution is anything that goes in a single yr and out the other.
(Unattributed)

For past year’s text belong to past year’s language
And subsequent year’s text await an additional voice.
And to make an stop is to make a commencing.
(T.S. Eliot, Very little Gidding)

Christmas- that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that anything so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may perhaps weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may perhaps be a working day of feasting, or of prayer, but often it will be a working day of remembrance- a working day in which we assume of everything we have at any time liked.
(Augusta E. Rundel)

The merry loved ones gatherings- The previous, the incredibly young The strangely pretty way they Harmonize in carols sung. For Christmas is tradition time- Traditions that recall The treasured recollections down the a long time, The sameness of them all.
(Helen Lowrie Marshall)

No, Virginia, there is no Santa Claus. But vital classes and a sweet tale that will make happy the heart of childhood live on, at the very least right until our imagination creates anything even greater.

Your eagerness to know is excellent! Have you at any time scooped up a missing nickel, only to find that it is a quarter? Santa is like that, a thousand instances over. No, there is no Santa exterior imagination. But why you have been told about him is considerably greater than if he have been truly real.

Santa is a playful fantasy complete of hope and pleasure, inviting you down the complicated route to correct adulthood. Indeed, he embodies great will and generosity and inspires children in all places to respect the variance concerning Naughty and Nice. But there is so considerably extra that you and your buddies are just now glimpsing, hidden powering the tale’s recognizing wink.
(Greg Perkins, The Objectivist Center)

Most Texans assume Hanukkah is some kind of duck phone.
(Richard Lewis)

In the previous days, it was not referred to as the Holiday break Season the Christians referred to as it ‘Christmas’ and went to church the Jews referred to as it ‘Hanukkah’ and went to synagogue the atheists went to parties and drank. Folks passing each and every other on the street would say ‘Merry Christmas!’ or ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ or (to the atheists) ‘Look out for the wall!’
(Dave Barry)

Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel,
I built it out of clay
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel,
Now dreidel I shall perform.
(Unattributed)

When I recognized that we [Jews] have anything greater [than Christmas traditions]. We have fire. Believe about it. The total spiel of Hanukkah is lighting the menorah to commemorate the miracle of the lamp oil that lasted for 8 days. Very little little ones like myself have been handed matches and told to light the candles. I bear in mind standing mesmerized in front of the flames as my mom and father gave us our nightly provides. It felt so dangerous. And in my ebook, just like rock beats scissors, danger beats tinsel.
(Barbara Rushkoff)

A three-yr-previous gave this reaction to her Holiday break evening meal: “I do not like the turkey, but I like the bread he ate.”
(Unattributed)

As we wrestle with buying lists and invitations, compounded by December’s negative weather conditions, it is great to be reminded that there are folks in our lives who are worthy of this aggravation, and folks to whom we are worthy of the identical.
(Donald E. Westlake)

One great matter about Christmas buying it toughens you for the January product sales.
(Grace Kriley)

A Holiday break candle is a pretty matter It will make no noise at all, But softly provides itself away Though fairly unselfish, it grows smaller.
(Eva K. Logue)

Have been I a philosopher, I really should produce a philosophy of toys, exhibiting that nothing else in lifetime require to be taken severely, and that Christmas Day in the firm of children is a single of the number of instances on which guys come to be totally alive.
(Robert Lynd)

Christmas is the retaining-put for recollections of our innocence.
(Joan Mills)

One of the most glorious messes in the environment is the mess created in the dwelling room on Christmas working day. Really don’t thoroughly clean it up as well speedily.
(Andy Rooney)

What do you phone folks who are fearful of Santa Claus? Claustrophobic.
(Unattributed)

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the previous, braveness for the present, hope for the foreseeable future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may perhaps overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every route may perhaps guide to peace.
(Agnes M. Pahro)

The [Kwanzaa] holiday, then will of requirement, be engaged as an historical and dwelling cultural tradition which demonstrates the ideal of African considered and observe in its reaffirmation of the dignity of the human particular person in community and tradition, the very well-becoming of loved ones and community, the integrity of the surroundings and our kinship with it, and the rich resource and indicating of a people’s tradition.
(Dr. Maulana Karenga)

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was 6. Mother took me to see him in a section retail store and he asked for my autograph.
(Shirley Temple)

Regardless of what else be missing among the a long time, Permit us hold Christmas nonetheless a shining matter: Regardless of what doubts assail us, or what fears, Permit us maintain near a single working day, remembering Its poignant indicating for the hearts of guys. Permit us get back our childlike faith again.
(Grace Noll Crowell)

The a single matter females do not want to find in their stockings on Christmas early morning is their husband.
(Joan Rivers)

I the moment purchased my little ones a set of batteries for Christmas
with a be aware on it saying, toys not bundled.
(Bernard Manning)

Christmas is not a time nor a period, but a condition of brain. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
(Calvin Coolidge)

And in our environment of a good deal
We can spread a smile of joy
Throw your arms about the environment
At Christmastime.
(Bob Geldof & Midge Ure)

And So This Is Christmas
And What Have We Done?
Yet another Year Over
A New One Just Started
And So Joyful Christmas
I Hope You Have Enjoyable
The Around And The Pricey Types
The Aged And The Young.
(John Lennon)

So adhere up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen means, green will remind you of the Spring, even though this fantastic working day denies the matter, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall.
(Henry Vaughan)

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