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Christmas Quotes Favourites ~ 2 Keep Forever Christmas Poems ~

Christmas Poem Quotes

Christmas itself may be called into question,
If carried too far it creates indigestion.”
Ralph Bergengren The Unwise Christmas

Christmas has come, let’s eat and drink –
This is no time to sit and think.
William H. Davies (1870-1940) Welsh Poet Christmas (Christmas poem)

“heap on more wood! The wind is chill
But let it whistle as it will.
We’ll keep our Christmas merry still.”
Walter Scott (1771-1832) Scottish novelist and poet Marmion (epic poem 1513)

“At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year.”
Thomas Tusser (c.1520-c.1580) English agricultural writer
Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry

“And girls in slacks remember Dad,
And oafish louts remember Mum,
And sleepless children’s hearts are glad,
And Christmas-morning bells say ‘Come!’”
John Betjeman (1906-84) English poet Christmas (1954 Christmas poem)

Christmas Song Quotes

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas,
Just like the ones I used to know.”
Irving Berlin (1888-1989) American songwriter
White Christmas (1942 Christmas song)

“Feed the world
Feed the world.
Feed the world
Let them know it’s Christmas time again.”
Bob Geldof (1954-) & Midge Ure (1953-)
Do they know it’s Christmas? (1954 Christmas song)

Funny Christmas Quotes

“Christmas comes but once a year
Thank God I’m not Christmas.”
Graffiti – Luton

“Xmas: Popular festival made to sound like a skin disease.”
Mike Barfield Dictionary For Our Time – ‘The Oldie’

“Still xmas is a good time with all those presents and good food and I hope it will never die out or at any rate not until I am grown up and hav to pay for it all.”
Geoffrey Willans (1911-58) & Ronald Searle (1920-2011) How To Be Topp (1954)

Miscellaneous Christmas Quotes

“How the whole round world is brightened
In the ruddy Christmas glow?”
Mary Austin (1868-1934) American writer The Shepherds in Judea

“Christmas is the Disneyfication of Christianity.”
Don Cupitt (1934-) Philosopher Independent, 19th December 1996

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