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All sides of Christmas, and the Jolly old Elf........

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.    --Mary Ellen Chase

Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first. The birth of the baby Jesus stands as the most significant event in all history, because it has meant the pouring into a sick world of the healing medicine of love which has transformed all manner of hearts for almost two thousand years... Underneath all the bulging bundles is this beating Christmas heart.    --George Mathhew Adams

It was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, "God Bless Us, Every One!     --Charles Dickens

Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.   --Unknown

If there is no joyous way to give a festive gift, give love away.   --Unknown

From Home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas, brings us closer to each other.    --Emily Matthews

Somehow, not only for Christmas, But all the long year through, The joy that you give to others, Is the joy that comes back to you. And the more you spend in blessing, The poor and lonely and sad, The more of your heart's possessing, Returns to you glad.    --John Greenleaf Whittier

Heap on the wood!-the wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We'll keep our Christmas merry still.  --Sir Walter Scott

A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; It makes no noise at all, But softly gives itself away; While quite unselfish, it grows small.
--Eva K. Logue

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. --Washington Irving

He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find Christmas under a tree.   --Sunshine Magazine

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

A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus. - Herbert Hoover


I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. - Charles Dickens


It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. - W. T. Ellis


Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect. - Oren Arnold


Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no persuasion move thee, to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so shalt thou always live jollity; for a good conscience is a continual Christmas. - Benjamin Franklin


The Lighter side of Santa Claus & Christmas............

Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.     --Phyllis Diller

What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus? Claustrophobic. --Unknown

Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year.  -Victor Borge

The Bermuda Triangle got tired of warm weather. It moved to Alaska. Now Santa Claus is missing. - Steven  Wright

I bought my brother some gift-wrap for Christmas. I took it to the Gift Wrap department and told them to wrap it, but in a different print so he would know when to stop unwrapping. - Steven Wright

"I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked  for my autograph." -Shirley Temple

The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.   --Jay Leno

A Christmas shopper's complaint is one of long-standing.    --Unknown

Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it.   -Richard Lamm

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark. - Dick Gregory