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10 Best Christmas Quotes for the Cranky and Slightly Depressed

Last week’s cartoon was about the spirit of gift-giving, and asks the question: is it better to give everyone on your Christmas list the same thing?

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10 Christmas Quotations to Make You Smile

At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional.
― Robert Godden

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.singles at bar
— Norman Vincent Peale

“That does it,” said Jace. “I’m going to get you a dictionary for Christmas this year.”
― Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year.
— Tusser.

’Tis the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial fire of charity in the heart.
— W. Irving.

Another year will bring another Christmas.—  Danish.

In came Mrs. Fezziwig, one vast substantial smile.
— A Christmas Carol, Dickens

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
— Franklin.

“Dad, you taught me everything I know about exterior illumination.”
– Clark Griswold, NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

And so, at this Christmas time, I greet you; not quite as the world sends greetings, but with profound esteem, and with the prayer that for you, now and forever, the day breaks and the shadows flee away. —Fra Giovanni Giocondo

Next cartoon is about something else really fun: what if you won the lottery? 🙂

 

 

10 Best Christmas Quotes for the Cranky and Slightly Depressed


Donna Barstow

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Last updated: 9 Jan 2016
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