"There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas."
"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."Robert Staughton Lynd on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Robert Staughton Lynd on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Robert Staughton Lynd on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Robert Staughton Lynd on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Robert Staughton Lynd on Benjamin Franklin
"Most of us can remember a time when a birthday - especially if it was one's own - brightened the world as if a second sun has risen."
"Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long."
"Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with."
"One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge."
"Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left."