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8 of the Best Vintage Christmas Quotes

From Shirley Temple to the Grinch, T&C's favorite Holiday sayings.
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1. "Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas... perhaps... means a little bit more!" –Theodor Seuss Geisel, How the Grinch Stole Christmas

2. "Love the giver more than the gift." –Brigham Young

3. "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

4. "Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind." –Mary Ellen Chase

5. "I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." –Charles Dickens

6. "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

7. "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?" –Bob Hope

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8. "Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white.'" –Bing Crosby

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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