Quote of the Day – December 15, 2019

20893319“More than once had she expressed a wish to see old Christmas again in the old house among the old faces. But her husband had always pleaded a certain weakness about his throat and chest as a reason for remaining among the delights of Pau.”
― Anthony Trollope, Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories

Quote of the Day – December 12. 2019

1370300“Santa Claus has nothing to do with it,” the latke said. “Christmas and Hanukah are completely different things.”

“But different things can often blend together,” said the pine tree. “Let me tell you a funny story about pagan rituals.”
― Lemony Snicket, The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story

Quote of the Day- December 10, 2019

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“I sincerely hope your Christmas…may abound in the gaieties which the season generally brings…

Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Quote of the Day- December 9, 2019

This is quite the season indeed for friendly meetings. At Christmas every body invites their friends about them, and people think little of even the worst weather. I was snowed up at a friend’s house once for a week. Nothing could be pleasanter.

Emma, Jane Austen