Christmas is sights, especially the sights of Christmas reflected in the eyes of a child.
- William Saroyan
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
- Charles Dickens
Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.
- Carol Nelson
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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The following are Christmas or holiday-related stories that have stood the test of time, and which all children love to hear each holiday year. You can download the pdf version to your computer, allowing you to print it out in a very readable format.
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This lovely children's Christmas story is shared here with permission from its author, Artie Knapp. Please visit his site to see his other wonderful children's stories.
Twas The Night Before Christmas (downloadable pdf) - Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;
Gift of the Magi (downloadable pdf) - ONE dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied. Three times Della counted it. One dollar and eighty-seven cents. And the next day would be Christmas.
A Christmas Carol (downloadable pdf) - Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge's name was good upon 'Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to. Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail.