"Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!"
"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."Charles Dickens on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Charles Dickens on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Charles Dickens on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Charles Dickens on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Charles Dickens on Benjamin Franklin
"The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons."
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."
"A boy's story is the best that is ever told."
"There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts."
"Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions."