"No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace, is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."Alfred E. Smith on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Alfred E. Smith on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Alfred E. Smith on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Alfred E. Smith on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Alfred E. Smith on Benjamin Franklin
"It is the right of our people to organize to oppose any law and any part of the Constitution with which they are not in sympathy."