"Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart."
"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."Washington Irving on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Washington Irving on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Washington Irving on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Washington Irving on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Washington Irving on Benjamin Franklin
"Age is a matter of feeling, not of years."
"A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty."
"Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business."