"Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in."
"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."Marcelene Cox on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Marcelene Cox on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Marcelene Cox on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Marcelene Cox on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Marcelene Cox on Benjamin Franklin
"Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires."
"Eating without conversation is only stoking."
"One sure way to lose another woman's friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements."
"If at first you don't succeed, blame your parents."
"Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans."