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“May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!”  Author Unknown

“When Christmas bells are swinging above the fields of snow,We hear sweet voices ringing from lands of long ago,And etched on vacant placesAre half-forgotten facesOf friends we used to cherish, and loves we used to know.”

Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Christmas Fancies

"What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow and every path may lead to peace." Agnes M. Pharo

"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 

"The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each other’s' burdens, and supplanting distressed hearts and lives with gifts from the heart becomes for us the magic of Christmas." W.C. Jones

“There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life — happiness, freedom, and peace of mind — are always attained by giving them to someone else.” P. C.  March

"We expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year… make your Christmas a little at a time, through the year.”  Grayson

"Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day." Helen Steiner Rice

“Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” Dale Evans

"For the spirit of Christmas fulfils the greatest hunger of mankind." Loring A. Schuler 

"Let Christmas not become a thing

Merely of merchant's trafficking,

And surface pleasure, but beneath

The childish glamour let us find

Nourishment for heart and mind.

Let us follow kinder ways

Through our teeming human maze,

And help the age of peace to come." 

Madeline Morse, True Christmas

 

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