"According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time."
"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."Grazia Deledda on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Grazia Deledda on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Grazia Deledda on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Grazia Deledda on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Grazia Deledda on Benjamin Franklin
"After this, I took private lessons in Italian from an elementary school teacher. He gave me themes to write about, and some of them turned out so well that he told me to publish them in a newspaper."