Get into the Christmas spirit with these beautiful literary quotes!
“Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.”– MARY ELLEN CHASE
“Christmas! ’Tis the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.”– WASHINGTON IRVING
“ ‘One can never have enough socks,’ said Dumbledore. ‘Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.’ ”– J.K. ROWLING, HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE
“Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.”– GLADYS TABER
“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”– DR. SEUSS, HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
“It was the beginning of the greatest Christmas ever. Little food. No presents. But there was a snowman in their basement.”– MARKUS ZUSAK, THE BOOK THIEF
“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.”– GARRISON KEILLOR, LEAVING HOME
“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!”– HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE
“Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever.”– RICHELLE E. GOODRICH, SMILE ANYWAY
“The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.”– LOUISA MAY ALCOTT, LITTLE WOMEN
“Pray, dear madam, another glass; it is Christmas time, it will do you no harm.”– WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY, THE KNICKLEBURYS ON THE RHINE
What’s your favourite Christmas quote?