Happy holidays: whatever you celebrate, I’m sending you the warmest wishes of joy and love.
It’s a tough time in the world, and we could all use a little peace.
We’re spending Christmas in our hometown, bracing the bitter cold with homemade sugar cookies and a ski day.
If you’re struggling to get into the holiday spirit (I know I’m struggling this year), here are a few holiday quotes to help. I shared these back in 2018, and though everything has changed, sometimes we still can use the aid and magic of words to set things straight.
Quotes to Spread Some Holiday Cheer
“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” Peg Bracken
“It’s Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” W.T. Ellis
“My idea of Chrstmas, whether old-fashioned or modern is very simple: Loving others.” Bob Hope
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” Elf
“Merry Christmas ya filthy animal.” Angels with Filthier Souls, Home Alone 2
“No one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank
“Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind.” Mary Ellen Chase
“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” Charles M. Schulz
“I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another.” Carrie Fisher
“Christmas is a day of meaning of traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.” Margaret Thatcher
“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” Marjorie Holmes
“Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.” The Polar Express
“Christmas, my child, is love in action.” Dale Evans
“Love the giver more than the gift.” Bringham Young