Wednesday, December 7, 2011

It's A Wonderful Life

"This is a sick world we're living in with sick people!"
-Sinbad, Jingle All The Way

"You'll shoot your eye out!"
-A Christmas Story

"I don't need a hundred gifts beneath the tree. Don't you know the best thing you could give to me. Nothing else will do. All I want is you this Christmas."

"What do you want, Mary? Do you want the moon? If you want it, I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down for you. Hey! That's a pretty good idea! I'll give you the moon, Mary!"
-George Bailey

"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."
-Roy L. Smith

"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful."
-Norman Vincent Peale

"Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas time."
-Laura Ingalls Wilder

"Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance--each beautiful, unique, and too soon gone."
-Deborah Whipp

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

"Even before Christmas has said Hello, it's saying 'Buy Buy!'"
-Robert Paul

"There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus, he does not believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus."
-Bob Phillips

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

"To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year."
-E. B. White

"The way of fortune is like the milky-way in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together, so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues or rather faculties and customs that make men fortunate."
-Sir Francis Bacon

"He who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken away from a man, but one thing the last of the human freedoms, to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way."
-Viktor E. Frank

"Man on Porch: "Why don't you kiss her instead of talking to her to death?"
George Bailey: "You want me to kiss her, huh?"
Man on Porch: "Ah, youth is wasted on the wrong people."
-It's A Wonderful Life

"And the Grinch, with his Grinch feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled, till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought or something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a bit more."
-Dr. Seuss

"When you're a kid, it's simple. Christmas is magic. It's a time of miracles, when reindeer can fly, and Frosty never melts. Then you get older. Somehow, things change. The magic begins to fade. Until something happens that reminds you, at Christmas time, miracles still can be found. Sometimes in the most unexpected places." 
-The Wonder Years

"The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other."
-Burton Hills

"Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fellow men should prevail over all hatred and bitterness, a time when our thoughts and deeds and the spirit of our lives manifest the presence of God."
-George F. McDougall

"The spirit of giving gifts has been present in the mind of each Christian as he or she commemorates the Christmas season. Our Heavenly Father gave to us His Son, Jesus Christ. That precious Son gave to us His life, the Atonement, and victory over the grave."
-President Thomas S. Monson 

"If I had a snowflake for every time I thought of you, we'd have a really white Christmas."
-Charlie Brown

"So remember, whilst Christmas brings the only Christmas Day, in the year let there be Christmas in the things you do and say. Wouldn't life be worth the living. Wouldn't dreams be coming true if we kept the Christmas spirit all the whole year through?"

"Christmas is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas."
-Dale Evans

"Christmas is doing a little extra for someone."
-Charles Schultz 

"This the message of Christmas: we are never alone."
-Taylor Caldwell

"I love everything about the Christmas season , but mostly the way that people find ways to be with the ones they love... And I love sweaters."
-Taylor Swift

"Love, the wise men followed the star. The I followed my heart. And it led me to a miracle."
-Justin Bieber

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