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Christmas can be celebrated in many ways and sharing short messages is just one such way. Read on and find out some nice Xmas quotes.

Short Christmas Quotes

The Twelve Days of Christmas are a period of liveliness, marked by parties and celebrations. In the olden days, people would come together and indulge in dance and merrymaking endlessly, all through the twelve days of Christmas. They would play the game of charades and many other games. The first day of Christmas, i.e. 25th December, observes the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ; 26th December is designated ad St. Stephen's Day with January 6, the Feast of Epiphany, being the last day of this celebration. Today, the Christmas celebrations have gone a long way and everyone has his/her own way of celebrating the festival. People celebrate these twelve days with much splendor and gaiety. Sending messages on the eve of Christmas was common in the past as well but the medium was notes or cards. Today, emails and text messaging have made things much easier. Below mentioned are a number of quotes which can help you wish a Merry Christmas to your friends.

Short Christmas Sayings & Messages
  • Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. - Washington Irving
  • At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year. - Thomas Tusser
  • It is not even the beginning of Christmas unless it is Christmas in the heart. - Richard Roberts
  • Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year -- and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority. - W. J. Cameron
  • This is Christmas: not the tinsel, not the giving and receiving, not even the carols. But the humble heart that receives anew the wondrous gift -- the Christ. - Frank McKibben
  • I do come home at Christmas. We all do, or we all should. We all come home, or ought to come home, for a short holiday -- the longer, the better -- from the great boarding school where we are forever working at our arithmetical slates, to take, and give a rest. - Charles Dickens
  • Were I a philosopher, I should write a philosophy of toys, showing that nothing else in life need to be taken seriously, and that Christmas Day in the company of children is one of the few occasions on which men become entirely alive. - Robert Lynd
  • Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree:  the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. - Burton Hillis
  • One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day.  Don't clean it up too quickly. - Andy Rooney
  • 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. - Eric Sevareid
  • Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.  - Peg Bracken
  • Love came down at Christmas; love all lovely, love divine; love was born at Christmas, stars and angels gave the sign. - Christina G. Rossetti
  • Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish.  Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself. - Francis C. Farley
  • For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas.  Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home. - W.J. Ronald Tucker
  • Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it.  Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it. - Richard Lamm
  • Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love! - Hamilton Wright Mabie
  • I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month. - Harlan Miller
  • From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it. - Katharine Whitehorn
  • It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. - W. T. Ellis
  • Christmas is the day that holds all time together. - Alexander Smith
  • Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. - Norman Vincent Peale
  • Christmas ... is not an eternal event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart. - Freya Stark
Christmas celebrates the birth of Christ and also the values he taught during his lifetime. Birth of Jesus was the beginning of a new era which brought enlightenment to mankind. Therefore, Christmas is more than just the birth of Jesus; it's about the message of love and peace that he spread!