Quotations that match 'christmas'.The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas season does spring from myriad cultures and sources, from St. Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns.
[ Advertising Campaigns Celebrating Christmas Coca-Cola Cultures Does Myriad Nicholas Our Season Sources Spring St Truth Way]
I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.
[ Christmas Electric Got Instead Saxophone Train Wanted]
I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch.
[ Been Christmas Day December Father Game Good Had Lost Lunch Manager Middle Nine Old Our Rang Results Sacked Telephone Years]
If you pray enough for things, I am proof that they can happen. I feel like a kid on Christmas day now, every day. It's something I have wanted for a long time and I am as happy as anyone to be here. It is great to be back at my first love.
[ Am Anyone Back Christmas Day Enough Every Feel First Great Happen Happy Here Kid Long Love Now Pray Proof Something Things Time Wanted]
Dad bought me a toy drum one Christmas, and I eventually destroyed it. I wanted a real drum and he bought me a snare drum. Dad continued to buy me one drum after the other.
[ After Bought Buy Christmas Continued Dad Destroyed Drum Eventually Other Real Snare Toy Wanted]
What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
[ Christmas Day Job Looking Next Office Parties]
We always had lutefisk for Christmas dinner, after which Dad read from the Norwegian Bible.
[ After Always Bible Christmas Dad Dinner Had Norwegian Read Which]
It will be a hard game if you think about winning a championship. We need to think about our own game at the moment and focus on getting good results especially over the Christmas period.
[ Championship Christmas Especially Focus Game Getting Good Hard Moment Need Our Over Own Period Results Think Will Winning]
From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money - either baby-sitting, or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas, so I could have my own money.
[ Christmas Could Department Either Gifts Make Money Own Remember Store Time Worked Wrapping Year]
I'm going to take the kids away over Christmas but I don't, I've written 14 musicals now, I don't want to rush into doing something just for the sake of doing it. I want to do it when I find a story.
[ Away Christmas Doing Find Going Into Just Kids Musicals Now Over Rush Sake Something Story Take Want Written]
I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.
[ Batteries Bought Christmas Included Kids Note Once Saying Set Toys]
There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
[ Awake Child Christmas Morning Nothing Sadder Than World]
Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
[ Action Child Christmas Every Give Love Time]
Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions.
[ Along Christmas Come Died Fall Just Little Needles Now Off Old Replace Roots Them Tree Which While]
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
[ Christmas Conscience Continual Good]
I got a guitar when I was about 14, for a Christmas present, and went from there.
[ Christmas Got Guitar Present Went]
It's hard and sometimes it's scary. It still amazes my mother. I went home for Christmas one year and there were fans all over the front lawn, hoping to see me.
[ Amazes Christmas Fans Front Hard Home Hoping Lawn Mother Over Scary See Sometimes Still Went Were Year]
When I was 12, all I wanted for Christmas was a trampoline or a four-wheeler. I ended up getting both presents for Christmas.
[ Both Christmas Ended Getting Presents Up Wanted]
Windows are as essential to office prestige as Christmas is to retailing.
[ Christmas Essential Office Prestige Retailing Windows]
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
[ Beautiful Behold Christmas Everything Magic More Over Softer Wand Waves World]
At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.
[ Cheer Christmas Comes Good Make Once Play Year]
But Tammy Faye calls me, and Ron Jeremy calls me, Erik Estrada sends me a Christmas card every year.
[ Calls Card Christmas Every Faye Jeremy Ron Sends Tammy Year]
With the song 'This Christmas' I wanted to do something that was kind of different. I mean, Donny Hathaway is an amazing artist. So I wanted to bring my flavor to the song so when people over the age of 45 or 50 hear it they'll be like 'OK, he did his thing with that record.' It's like I can appeal to everybody and not just a younger demographic.
[ Age Amazing Appeal Artist Bring Christmas Demographic Did Different Everybody Flavor Hear His Just Kind Mean Ok Over Record Something Song Thing Wanted Younger]
I think we need one recognized, respected public figure to make a tough, blunt statement on just what Reagan's record is and what he might do to the country, let alone the Republican Party before Christmas.
[ Alone Before Blunt Christmas Country Figure Just Make Might Need Party Public Reagan Recognized Record Republican Respected Statement Think Tough]
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
[ Christmas Day Holds Time Together]
The worst gift that I ever gave a girl was a suitcase for Christmas. As in, 'I can't think of anything to give you, but here's a new suitcase.' Afterward, I was like, 'What were you thinking, idiot?'
[ Afterward Anything Christmas Ever Gave Gift Girl Give Here Idiot New Suitcase Think Thinking Were Worst]
Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas and it was well received. This gave me a new point of view and a new respect for my work as an actress.
[ Actress Called Christmas Did Film Gave Lately New Point Received Respect View Want Well Work]
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
[ Art Been Born Called Capacity Christmas Faculty Human Most Our Pregnant Religion Renews Science Stirring Wonder Youth]
I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about Christ and the Christmas star. They were beautiful. They made you warm and happy to think about. But I didn't believe them.
[ Beautiful Believe Christ Christmas Happy Liked Made School Star Stories Sunday Them Think Warm Went Were]
Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes. I also cry at weddings. I should have cried at a couple of my own.
[ Also Always Brought Christmas Couple Cried Cry Eyes Own Should Tears Weddings]
We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
[ Between Christmas Consider Decisive Encounter Faith God Great Him Historical Knows Mankind Rejoice Truly]
Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks' Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely.
[ Actually Alfie Back Because Came Christmas Guess Lonely Mother Never She Stayed Three Vacation Weeks Went Years]
At Christmas our house is like a Donnie and Marie Christmas Special.
[ Christmas House Marie Our Special]
Christmas makes me happy no matter what time of year it comes around.
[ Around Christmas Comes Happy Makes Matter Time Year]
I get a little behind during Lent, but it comes out even at Christmas.
[ Behind Christmas Comes During Even Get Lent Little Out]
South Park started as a little video Christmas card.
[ Card Christmas Little Park South Started Video]
Now, a lot of what we are doing right now, quite frankly, is because of what happened on Christmas. Many of the things were kind of in the works. We were already planning, for example, the purchase and deployment of advanced imaging technology. You call them body scanners. We call them AITs (Advanced Imaging Technologies).
[ Advanced Already Because Body Call Christmas Deployment Doing Example Frankly Happened Imaging Kind Lot Many Now Planning Purchase Quite Right Technologies Technology Them Things Were Works]
Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.
[ Christmas Early Lose Mail Office Packages Post Them Time Your]
That's the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me.
[ Being Christmas Helped Other Spirit Than True]
In the spring of 1994 I decided not to seek reelection to the Senate. I had made the decision 12 years earlier, Christmas Day of 1982, just after I had been first elected to a full term, that I would do the best I could for a limited time.
[ After Been Best Christmas Could Day Decided Decision Earlier Elected First Full Had Just Limited Made Seek Senate Spring Term Time Would Years]
In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea.
[ Become Christmas Idea States United]
I've also committed my time and resources to many local organizations like Christmas in April, Catholic Community Services, and Hudson County Meals on Wheels.
[ Also April Catholic Christmas Committed Community County Hudson Local Many Meals Organizations Resources Services Time Wheels]
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
[ Christmas Heart Honor Keep Try Will Year]
Christmas... is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart.
[ Carries Christmas Event External Heart Home Piece]
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.
[ Cherish Christmas Goodwill Mercy Mind Nor Peace Real Season Spirit State Time]
Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.
[ Christmas Feeling Season]
I'd like to do a Christmas album. I've never done a Christmas album.
[ Album Christmas Done Never]
In fact, I was one of the few trusted people that Lucy allowed to play with their kids. I spent time at their summer home, rode horses at their ranch, and swam at their beach house. I even spent a Christmas with them at Palm Springs one year.
[ Allowed Beach Christmas Even Fact Few Home Horses House Kids Lucy Palm Play Ranch Rode Spent Springs Summer Swam Their Them Time Trusted Year]
The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.
[ Away Beautiful Blackness Christmas Diminished Earth Farther Finally Got Hanging Imagine Marble Most Ornament Reminded Size Space Tree Us]
Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.
[ Book Bought Bound Boy British Children Christmas End Following Huge Into Male Parents Presents Single Weekly Which Year]
The unfortunate thing about working for yourself is that you have the worst boss in the world. I work every day of the year except at Christmas, when I work a half day.
[ Boss Christmas Day Every Except Half Thing Unfortunate Work Working World Worst Year Yourself]
The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.
[ Ago Became Beyond Bowl Christmas Culture Economy Factor Football Game Holidays Just Lights Long Meaning More Our Part Super Than Thanksgiving Their Those Truth Turkey]
We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic.
[ Always Ask Birthday Books Christmas Cost Doing Either Find Growing Had Help Jobs Lot Magic Money Mow Part Rest Supplement Time Tricks Up Whole Would Year]
A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up.
[ Carol Christmas Louse Story Such Up]
Besides the two Christmas things, we've got a about a dozen new tracks we're working on.
[ Besides Christmas Dozen Got New Things Tracks Two Working]
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
[ Advancing Alarm Arm Between Boldly Brilliance Chairs Christmas Corner Eager Falling Fragrant Grasping Kisses Knee Legs Moving Pleasure Reassured Retreating Rising Sudden Tables Take Taking Toys Tree]
I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year.
[ Also Based Called Christmas Different Good Goodbye Grace Island King Luck Musical Productions Short Story Year]
I got up one Christmas morning and we didn't have nothing to eat. We didn't have an apple, we didn't have an orange, we didn't have a cake, we didn't have nothing.
[ Apple Cake Christmas Eat Got Morning Nothing Orange Up]
It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas.
[ Christmas Could Country Home How Jungles Many Parking Pave Put Silly Spend Still Stripes Talking Vietnam Whole Will Years]
My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It's just not December without that movie in my house.
[ Christmas December Favorite Front House Just Movie Quiet Traditional Watch Western Without]
Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.
[ Christmas Could Dad English Experience Guitar Happy Harmonica His Italian Jam Last Mom Musical Our Past Played Sang Session Share Time]
There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
[ Arms Because Christmas Other Round Simply Some Strangle Their Throw Want]
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
[ Back Childhood Christmas Days Delusions Happy His Home Man Old Our Own Pleasures Quiet Recall Transport Traveler Us Win Youth]
I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.
[ Because Christmas Just Lights Love Presents Season Warmth]
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
[ Arrive Better Child Christmas First Hopefully Proof Terrible Than Travel]
I think the people who are making Christmas-themed movies today feel that people are more cynical about Christmas. There's more of an edge.
[ Christmas Cynical Edge Feel Making More Movies Think Today]
I'm so depressed. Christmas is the worst of all. Holidays are terrible, worse than Sundays. I get melancholia.
[ Christmas Depressed Get Holidays Sundays Terrible Than Worse Worst]
I don't want to see people decorating a house or digging a garden. As for guys like Jonathan Ross, he got an award there last Christmas. What for? He doesn't sing, dance or tell jokes, does he?
[ Award Christmas Dance Decorating Digging Does Garden Got Guys House Jokes Jonathan Last Ross See Sing Tell Want]
My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
[ Alcoholics Alone Always Attention Christmas Daughter Getting Her How Just Leave Lot Many Mother Pain Person Pills Professional Remember She Sick Time Took Used]
I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them strings with a bottleneck. My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.
[ Bottleneck Christmas Crazy Down Eyes Got Had Learn Lit Run Said Saw Somebody Stone Strings Them Tree Up]
Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.
[ Christmas Circus Faster Next Nothing Out Packs Spirit Tears Than Up]
Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!
[ Christmas Dime How Nickel Petitions Please Put Time Trickle]
I make personal appearances around the country. I'm starting a book tour now, and I may be coming to Toronto with the Learning Annex, which I'm doing all through the United States, so that may come up just before Christmas.
[ Appearances Around Before Book Christmas Come Coming Country Doing Just Learning Make May Now Personal Starting States Through Toronto Tour United Up Which]
I never really did Christmas before. Christmas Day? I mean - what's that? What's it all about? I was always flying on Christmas Day.
[ Always Before Christmas Day Did Flying Mean Never Really]
We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas.
[ Christmas Could Country Declare Home North Parking Pave Put Should Still Strips Vietnam War Whole]
At Christmas, 'It's a Wonderful Life' makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it's coming.
[ Christmas Coming Cry Even Every Exactly Know Life Makes Places Same Though Time Wonderful]
There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.
[ Christmas Eve Strangers]
Coming from Chicago, I like a white Christmas.
[ Chicago Christmas Coming White]
There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed - the four-poster - I'll be needing that to die in.
[ Bed Chair Charlie Christmas Die Each First Gave Knew Little Needing Nor Other Our Parting Vanity]
There's been a concerted effort to steal Christmas.
[ Been Christmas Concerted Effort Steal]
I made a French film called "Merry Christmas" which is a very European film. It's a World War I piece.
[ Called Christmas European Film French Made Merry Piece Very War Which World]
Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.
[ Aunt Await Children Christmas Come District Election Fred Getting Our Politicians Precinct Presents Returns Ruth Still Uncle]
Christmas is over and Business is Business.
[ Business Christmas Over]
Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there's no way I'd do anything to undermine that belief.
[ Anything Belief Believe Christmas Father Household Seriously Taken Undermine Very Way]
If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning, you better see if you can locate that check.
[ Better Check Christmas Feeling Locate Meaning See Sing Song Want]
I grew up with the classics. My mom and I would sit and watch "Singin' in the Rain" and "White Christmas" - those kind of movies.
[ Christmas Classics Grew Kind Mom Movies Rain Singin Sit Those Up Watch White Would]
Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.
[ Because Both Boys Christmas Costly Deal Enjoy Extremely Gift Giving Great Pleasing Proposition Stuff Though Twin Well]
Even though we're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
[ Away Beginning Christmas Even Half Look Lot Thanksgiving Though Week]
My grandson sees me as Lois on TV every Christmas, and that scores me points.
[ Christmas Every Grandson Lois Points Scores Sees Tv]
In our racist, sexist society, Christmas is the 8 hours when we stop killing each other and gratutious over eating is encouraged so that the starving and other people in the world can die!
[ Christmas Die Each Eating Encouraged Hours Killing Other Our Over Sexist Society Starving Stop World]
I think we felt the pressure more at first than this time around. But still you don't want to let anyone down. I never even met Patrick until we had a Christmas party at Ian McKellen's house on the first movie and then I didn't see him again until the premiere.
[ Again Anyone Around Christmas Down Even Felt First Had Him House Ian Mckellen Met More Movie Never Party Patrick Premiere Pressure See Still Than Then Think Time Until Want]
I intend to keep writing Christmas songs. There's still a lot more about Christmas that can be captured and feel like old-time Christmas. A lot of the traditions haven't been explained in song.
[ Been Captured Christmas Explained Feel Haven Intend Keep Lot More Old-Time Song Songs Still Traditions Writing]
I made a Christmas album a couple of years ago and just put it out on my Web site. It kind of smacked of this flavor. All of the reviews said it was Western swing even when it was Christmas standards.
[ Ago Album Christmas Couple Even Flavor Just Kind Made Out Put Reviews Said Site Smacked Standards Swing Web Western Years]
I never had a Christmass at home for about 10 years.
[ Had Home Never Years]
I can't tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family, it's like going to somebody else's Christmas dinner, everyone knows everyone, and you're there and you're not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing.
[ Christmas Dinner Doing Else Everyone Family Going How Joining Knows Movie Onto Quite Scary Somebody Suddenly Supposed Sure Tell Walking]
I just travel all the time. And I was just looking at the schedules now and starting the first week of October I will be every weekend with somebody at tournaments through Christmas. So it gets very difficult to just go away and not do that.
[ Away Christmas Difficult Every First Gets Go Just Looking Now October Schedules Somebody Starting Through Time Tournaments Travel Very Week Weekend Will]
'The war in Iraq - if Osama was a Christian - it's the Christmas present he never would have expected.
[ Christian Christmas Expected Iraq Never Osama Present War Would]
And of course there's so much music in and around our family. I had a piano during Christmas because it's obviously useful through the season. There are so many people, songwriters, who are around.
[ Around Because Christmas Course During Family Had Many Much Music Obviously Our Piano Season Songwriters Through Useful]
According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time.
[ According Ancient Bodies Born Christmas Dissolve Dust End Eve Into Legend Never Preserved Those Time Until Will]
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
[ Children Christmas Filled Filling God Grateful Legs Our Stockings Those Time Were Why]
Those worship songs on the Christmas project will air on PBS television. That's highly unusual.
[ Air Christmas Highly Pbs Project Songs Television Those Unusual Will Worship]
We never really had any kind of a Christmas. This is one part where my memory fails me completely.
[ Any Christmas Completely Fails Had Kind Memory Never Part Really Where]
Fantastic! Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break, your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark, dingy - what a great time for a movie!
[ Between Break Christmas Coats Dark Dirty Everything Fantastic Getting Great Long Middle Movie Right Spring Stretch Time Your]
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
[ Charity Christmas Fire Flame Genial Hall Heart Hospitality Kindling Season]
Did you know that Christmas Day is absolutely the best day to fly? It is. No crowded airports and crowded planes. I always flew to Australia. That's what Christmas was for me - a plane journey to the next tournament.
[ Absolutely Airports Always Australia Best Christmas Crowded Day Did Flew Fly Journey Know Next Plane Planes Tournament]
Pets, like their owners, tend to expand a little over the Christmas period.
[ Christmas Expand Little Over Owners Period Pets Tend Their]
No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace, is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas.
[ Before Christmas Claus Empty Fireplace Going Hard Hung Just Local Municipal Official Over Sane Santa Shoot Stocking Up]
Come Christmas Eve, we usually go to my mom and dad's. Everybody brings one gift and then we play that game when we all steal it from each other. Some are really cool, others are useful and some are a bit out there.
[ Bit Brings Christmas Come Cool Dad Each Eve Everybody Game Gift Go Mom Other Others Out Play Really Some Steal Then Useful Usually]
So when I was 13, I basically left home and never returned and lived at home again. I would come home for a week at Christmas and two weeks in the summer only.
[ Again Basically Christmas Come Home Left Lived Never Only Returned Summer Two Week Weeks Would]
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
[ Christmas Compulsory Go Lovely Thing Through Thunderstorm Together]
I didn't know the full dimensions of forever, but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come.
[ Christmas Come Dimensions Forever Full Knew Know Longer Than Waiting]
My mother would give my brothers and me a pile of catalogues and let us pick what we wanted for Christmas.
[ Brothers Catalogues Christmas Give Mother Pick Pile Us Wanted Would]
I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.
[ Beg Christmas City Gift Present Savannah]
I actually share her view and understand her frustration when any government attempts to ban secular symbols like Santa Claus or Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer or Christmas lights.
[ Actually Any Attempts Ban Christmas Claus Frustration Government Her Lights Nose Red Santa Secular Share Symbols Understand View]
I was thrilled one year when I was younger when not only did my brothers get hockey sticks for Christmas - but I did too!
[ Brothers Christmas Did Get Hockey Only Sticks Thrilled Too Year Younger]
When I was five my parents bought me a ukulele for Christmas. I quickly learned how to play it with my father's guidance. Thereafter, my father regularly taught me all the good old fashioned songs.
[ Bought Christmas Fashioned Father Five Good Guidance How Learned Old Parents Play Quickly Regularly Songs Taught Thereafter Ukulele]
T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
[ Before Christmas Creature Even House Mouse Night Stirring Through]
My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that.
[ Attitude Christmas Did Eight Fact Five Get Good Grateful Had Learn Money Months Mother Nothing Pounds Presents Save She Spend Then Toward Up Used Very Week]
To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year.
[ Becomes Christmas Difficult Every More Perceive Through Year]
Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.
[ Also Always Becoming Child Christmas Day Each Grownup Happy His Long Moment Next Seems Soul Summer Surrenders Time Waiting Whole]
Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
[ Adoration Ancient Baby Bethlehem Brilliant Christmas Clear Cold Dream Falling Glorious Incarnation Incense Knees Love Made Men Night Perfect Shepherds Smell Star Sweet Their Wise]
Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.
[ Christmas Come Grinch Maybe Store Thought]
I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.
[ Christmas Day Difficult Emotional Him His Just Knew More Party President Spectacular Speech Stinking Thing Thought Very Vice Waiting]
So many people release albums before Christmas and they get lost in the Christmas rush.
[ Albums Before Christmas Get Lost Many Release Rush]
There are very few people who have done more than one Christmas album.
[ Album Christmas Done Few More Than Very]
Orphans, dead parents, lonely children at Christmas, morose spoken word recordings, everything you love about the holidays. Move the turkey over so you can fit your head in the oven.
[ Children Christmas Dead Everything Fit Head Holidays Lonely Love Move Orphans Oven Over Parents Recordings Spoken Turkey Word Your]
I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family and I love snow. I love the music and the lights and all of it.
[ Being Christmas Family Lights Love Music Really Snow]
I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
[ Been Belief Christian Christmas Conditioning Education Elementary Kids Little More Religion Schools Than Years]
Christmas albums are not something you do frequently.
[ Albums Christmas Frequently Something]
Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so.
[ Believe Christmas Essence First Lo Make Now Out Presently Spirit Thing Turns Very]
The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.
[ Air Always Angels Breaks Burden Burns Care Christmas Earth Fair Full Grown Heart Jewel Music Old Song Soul Sung Young]
He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
[ Christmas Find Heart His Never Tree Under Will]
Christmas is, of course, the time to be home - in heart as well as body.
[ Body Christmas Course Heart Home Time Well]
Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white'.
[ Alaska Blessings Christmas Make Occasion Our Share Snow Unless White Won]
He put a ring in the toe of a stocking. On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was there at the bottom of the toe. Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking.
[ Bottom Christmas Down Eve Got His Knees Opened Our Put Ring Shaking Stocking Stockings Then Toe]
On the whole, I prefer Christmas as an adult than I did as a child.
[ Adult Child Christmas Did Prefer Than Whole]
Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
[ Children Christmas Date Mind State]
Christmas makes everything twice as sad.
[ Christmas Everything Makes Sad Twice]
Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas and usually in Aspen in the summer.
[ Aspen Chicago Christmas Family Our Summer Usually Whole]
In 1934, the American Jewish charities offered to find homes for 300 German refugee children. We were on the SS Washington, bound for New York, Christmas 1934.
[ American Bound Charities Children Christmas Find German Homes Jewish New Offered Refugee Ss Washington Were York]
It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that.
[ Am Bury Christmas Dead Eve Excited Famous Football French German Germans Make Never Night Opera Peace Place Play Quite Really Scottish Singer Story Takes Their Trying Which]
The next thing I wrote was in a writing class at night school. It was about a poor woman who worked at a dime store and who was all alone for Christmas in Laurel, Mississippi.
[ Alone Christmas Class Dime Laurel Mississippi Next Night Poor School Store Thing Woman Worked Writing Wrote]
So we're considering doing a new Christmas album, because there's been Christmas episodes since then, and maybe finally do the version of "The Most Offensive Song Ever" with lyrics intact.
[ Album Because Been Christmas Considering Doing Episodes Ever Finally Intact Lyrics Maybe Most New Offensive Since Song Then Version]
The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other.
[ Birth Christ Christmas Competition Complicated Denominational Doing Focus Gets Guilt Imposed Layers Members Other Outdo Pressure Program Tries World]
Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want - and their kids pay for it.
[ Adults Christmas Deficits Government Kids Pay Santa Tell Their Time Want]
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.
[ Adults Christmas Deficits Government Kids Pay Santa Tell Their Time Want]
Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.
[ Again Bloody Christmas Cup Earth Goodwill Here Loving Make Men Peace Raise Them Up Us Washing]
Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
[ Actor Become Brother Cast Christmas Crew Decided Get Had Jealous Old Presents Show Sister Started Their These Time Would Yeah Years]
I don't know of too many double Christmas albums, so it is something that's new, and hopefully will be fun, and there's plenty of stuff out there to cut.
[ Albums Christmas Cut Double Fun Hopefully Know Many New Out Plenty Something Stuff Too Will]
Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
[ Christmas Holiday Lonely Rejected]
To understand this Christmas record, you have to understand our ministry.
[ Christmas Ministry Our Record Understand]
From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it.
[ Christmas Commercial Did Exist Invent Necessary Point View Would]
I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness.
[ Another Being Christian Christmas Ethic Good Kindness Necessarily Things Think]
Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving. Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday.
[ Antithesis Christmas Holiday Man-Made Much Pretty Thanksgiving]
Whatever he does should be seen as working at the Presidency and if he goes to Colorado for Christmas, it should be for a minimum amount of time, the family tradition and family get-together aspect emphasized, and it be seen as a working vacation.
[ Amount Aspect Christmas Colorado Does Emphasized Family Goes Minimum Presidency Seen Should Time Tradition Vacation Whatever Working]