"I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about Christ and the Christmas star. They were beautiful. They made you warm and happy to think about. But I didn't believe them."
"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."Frances Farmer on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Frances Farmer on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Frances Farmer on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Frances Farmer on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Frances Farmer on Benjamin Franklin
"I used to lie between cool, clean sheets at night after I'd had a bath, after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles and finger-nails and teeth. Then I could lie quite still in the dark with my face to the window with the trees in it, and talk to God."
"The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington. Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true."