Quotes in the News

“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?”

G.K. Chesterton

English writer, philosopher and Christian apologist, 1874-1936 (

{mosimage}"Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it ‘white.’”

Bing Crosby

American singer and star of motion pictures, including White Christmas, 1903-77 (Museum of Broadcast Communications)

“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.”

Dr. Seuss

AKA Theodore Geisel, American author, 1904-91 (How the Grinch Stole Christmas)

“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.”

Phillips Brooks

American Episcopal bishop and author of “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” 1835-93 (

“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.”

Oren Arnold

Texas-bred American freelance writer and novelist, 1900-80 (

“I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.”

Norman Vincent Peale

American pastor and founder of Guideposts magazine, 1898-1993 (

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