"If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning, you better see if you can locate that check."
"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."Mahalia Jackson on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Mahalia Jackson on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Mahalia Jackson on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Mahalia Jackson on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Mahalia Jackson on Benjamin Franklin
"How can you sing of amazing grace and all God's wonders without using your hands?"
"Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul man cannot live in health without them."
"If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you."
"Sometimes you ask God for something and you don't know what you're asking."
"Put your mind on the gospel. And remember - there's one God for all."