Festive Quotes

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  • The highest wisdom and the highest genius have been invariably accompanied with cheerfulness. We have sufficient proofs on record that Shakespeare and Socrates were the most festive companions.

    Genius   Records   Proof  
    Thomas Love Peacock (1818). “Nightmare Abbey”, p.164
  • Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.

    Christmas   Xmas   Earth  
    Ronald Pollitt, Helen Steiner Rice, Virginia Wiltse (1998). “Helen Steiner Rice - The Healing Touch: Poems, Letters and Life Stories”, Fleming H Revell Company
  • My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?

  • What is better adapted than the festive use of wine in the first place to test and in the second place to train the character of a man, if care be taken in the use of it? What is there cheaper or more innocent?

    Taken   Wine   Character  
    Plato (2013). “Delphi Complete Works of Plato (Illustrated)”, p.2694, Delphi Classics
  • My television teaches me that everything was wonderful in the Soviet Union. According to the programs I watch, the KGB and apparatchiks were angels, and the Stalin era was so festive that the heroes of the day must still be celebrated today.

    Hero   Angel   Kgb  
    "Russia Is Slipping Back into an Authoritarian Empire". Interview with Martin Doerry and Matthias Schepp, www.spiegel.de. February 2, 2007.
  • To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.

  • The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!

  • I was driving down a familiar road one fall day when I almost drove off the road, the beauty was so intense. It looked as if God had sent in a team of the world's finest artists overnight-and I was privy to the opening day of his spectacle. As I slowly drove along this festive row, leaves danced in the air and brushed against my windshield. It seemed as if I had landed in Oz. I was strongly tempted to get out and clap at God's imagination.

    Beauty   Team   Fall  
  • Yea, Paris is a festive ton -- a festive Ton for all! Skate o'er on joy -- Thin crust of gilded, polished joy! What matters it if Hell's beneath?

  • Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?

  • I offer gentle understanding to myself. I position myself in love, not fear. I look behind me with forgiveness. I look forward with festive anticipation. I embrace this holy moment and assert, "Now. This moment is the moment to love, the moment to serve, the moment to seize the legacy instead of the small. Now. Now I will live large, love boldly, reach to the edges of my unfurled heart and fully enrolled hope."

  • I fear I have not one good word to say this fair morning, though the sun shines so encouragingly on the distant hills and gentle river and the trees are in their festive hues. I am not festive, though contented. When obliged to give myself to the prose of life, as I am on this occasion of being established in a new home I like to do the thing, wholly and quite, - to weave my web for the day solely from the grey yarn.

    Life   Nature   Morning  
    Margaret Fuller, Robert N. Hudspeth (1984). “The letters of Margaret Fuller”, Cornell Univ Pr
  • Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance.

  • Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fellow men should prevail over all hatred and bitterness, a time when our thoughts and deeds and the spirit of our lives manifest the presence of God.

  • I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.

  • I don't suppose I can wear the flamingo tie," he said as he pulled on black socks. "It's a bit festive, given the occasion," I responded. "Can't wear it to the opera," said the Colonel, almost smiling. "Can't wear it to a funeral. Can't use it to hang myself. It's a bit useless, as ties go." I gave him a tie.

    Ties   Funeral   Black  
    John Green (2015). “Looking For Alaska Special 10th Anniversary Edition”, p.113, Penguin
  • At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.

    Christmas   Xmas   Cheer  
    Five Hundred Pointes of Good Husbandrie (1580)
  • Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass, forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior.

  • Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.

    Christmas   Xmas   Light  
  • Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.

  • November is auspicious in so many parts of the country: the rice harvest is already in, the weather starts to cool, and the festive glow which precedes Christmas has began to brighten the landscape.

  • It will never be the case that people won't eat meat. I think it could conceivably be the case one day that people eat very small amounts of it. That it's a special thing, rather than reach for it because it's cheap or reach for it because it's convenient, that it becomes something festive or something celebratory, once a week, and that could actually be achieved on small farms if we really changed our habits.

    "Extremely Dead and Incredibly Gross". Interview with Kiera Butler, www.motherjones.com. November 25, 2009.
  • Festive alcohol sometimes leads to an excess of honesty.

    Truth   Honesty   Alcohol  
  • Our thoughts fly therefore by themselves in this festive hour of our plant community, to the man whom we thank for the ressurection of our Nation: Adolf Hitler, the patron of German labour and German art.

    Art   Men   Community  
  • Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.

  • I love the culture of grilling. It creates an atmosphere that is festive but casual.

  • I love Christmas! I'm not religious, but I love the trappings of the season. I love the decorations, and the music, and Santa, and the festive food, and the cinnamon- and vanilla-infused aromas.

  • I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year.

    Ray Stannard Baker (1910). “Adventures in Friendship”
  • I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.

    Quoted in Leslie Halliwell, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion (1984)
  • When people have asked me in the past if I'm gay, I've said "I'm not gay, but I'm festive."

    Gay   Past   People  
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