Top 20 Pictures for Merry christmas 2016 Pics photos for Merry Xmas cute snowman santa claus Pictures: Hello folks. Christmas 2016 is about to arrive, that is, the day falls on 25th December every year. It is observed in the light of the fact that since 4th BC, the day is being celebrated as Jesus’s Birthday. Schools and offices across the globe remain shut on this day, making way for nothing but sheer fun. The day starts with a visit being paid by people to offer prayer service in the Church. It is high time that you prepped up in the Christmas revelry. To help you with the same, we have come up with a wide range of Merry Christmas pictures. You can use them as your mobile or laptop or PC screen savers for the big day. Explore the options now!
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Very gay they were with snow and sleigh-bells, holly-boughs, and garlands, below, and Christmas sunshine in the winter sky above. All faces shone, all voices had a cheery ring, and everybody stepped briskly on errands of good-will.
~ Louisa May Alcott, “Seamstress,” Work: A Story of Experience, 1873
There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.”
~ Erma Bombeck (1927-1996), American author and humorist.
‘Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas . . . perhaps . . .means a little bit more!’
~ 1957 children’s classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas
“The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.”
~ Burton Hillis
Advent is a season of anticipation and preparation. Advent is about finding the Sacred in the Everyday. Advent is about finding the time. Advent grows and gains momentum during the weeks before Christmas.
~ Greg Richardson (“Advent is Finding Light in the Darkness”, Dec. 14, 2013)
“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.”
~ Winston Churchill
“Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people once a year.”
~ Victor Borge
I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said ‘Happy Birthday’ on it. I didn’t want to waste it so I just wrote ‘Jesus’ on it.
~ Demetri Martin
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
~ Norman Vincent Peale
Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”
~ Peg Bracken.
The earth has grown old with its burden of care But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair And its soul full of music breaks the air, When the song of angels is sung.”
~ Phillips Brooks (1835-93), American Episcopal bishop, wrote ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’.
‘One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.’
~ Professor Dumbledore in the first Harry Potter
“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas;
Soon the bells will start,
And the thing that will make them ring
Is the carol that you sing
Right within your heart.”
~ Meredith Willson, “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas”
And all the bells on earth shall ring,
On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day,
Then let us all rejoice amain!
On Christmas Day in the morning.
~ Traditional Carol (parts of 2 verses of “I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In”)
“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.”
~ Calvin Coolidge
“The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reasons. They couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin.”
~ Jay Leno
And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.
~ Jesus Christ
Christmas is a time when you get homesick — even when you’re home.
~ Carol Nelson
This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.”
~ Taylor Caldwell (1900-1985), English novelist.
‘Let’s just say that on this day, a million years ago, a dude was born who most of us think was magic. But others don’t, and that’s cool. But we’re probably right. Amen.’
~ Homer Simpson
“He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find Christmas under a tree.”
~ Charlotte Carpenter
And so, this Christmas season
may our hearts with gladness glow,
As we read the blessed story
That took place so long ago.
~ Alpha L. Buntain (“The First Christmas”)
“Don’t let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.”
~ Taylor Caldwell
“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.”
~ Garrison Keillor
Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.
~ Dale Evans
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
There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.”
~ Adele Comandini and Edward Sutherland
’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house/Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.’
~ Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863), an American professor
“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”
~ Peg Bracken
As long as there’s Christmas, I truly believe
That hope is the greatest of the gifts we’ll receive.
~ Don Black (“As Long as There’s Christmas”)
“Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.”
~ Washington Irving
“I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.”
~ Bernard Manning
The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things.
~ Thomas S. Monson
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, in its final essence, is for grown people who have forgotten what children know. Christmas is for whoever is old enough to have denied the unquenchable spirit of man.”
~ Margaret Cousins
‘And girls in slacks remember Dad/And oafish louts remember Mum/And sleepless children’s hearts are glad/And Christmas-morning bells say ‘Come!
~ Poet Laureate John Betjeman
“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.”
~ W.T. Ellis
As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.
~ Eric Sevareid
“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”
~ Charles M. Schulz
“The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.”
~ George Carlin
“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. And thus I drift along into the holidays – let them overtake me unexpectedly – waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself: ‘Why, this is Christmas Day!’” ~ David Grayson
“Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people once a year.” – Victor Borge
Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart… filled it, too, with melody that would last forever. – Bess Streeter Aldrich, Song of Years
“Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” ~ Oren Arnold
“Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” – Dave Barry
For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home. – W. J. Tucker
“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
“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.” – Shirley Temple
The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting. – Louisa May Alcott
“Christmas now surrounds us,
Happiness is everywhere
Our hands are busy with many tasks
As carols fill the air.
~ Shirley Sallay
“Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas … perhaps … means a little bit more.” – Dr. Seuss
“Christ was born in the first century, yet he belongs to all centuries. He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races. He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries.” – George W. Truett
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs? – G. K. Chesterton
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. ~ Charles Dickens