"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."
"A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together."
"According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time."
"At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year."
"At Christmas, It's a Wonderful Life makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it's coming."
"Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up."
"Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes. I also cry at weddings. I should have cried at a couple of my own."
"Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love."
"Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected."
"Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling."
"We reach out with our hands
Brush away the clouds and pierce the sky
To grab the moon and Mars
But we still can't reach the truth"
"If it rusts, it can never be trusted
If its owner fails to control it, it will cut him
Yes, pride is
Like a blade"
"Rosa Rubicundior, Lillio Candidor"
"Six-four years is
and one minute is a
"One who does not know love...
...will eternally be unable to gain true strength"
"Listen...Names are very important things.
Names have power
With living things or inanimate,
depending on the names we give them...
...A thing can have the same power as that for
which it is named"
"WIth the knowledge of a person's name,
One can lay hold of a piece of the person's soul.
With the knowledge of a birthday,
One is able to lay hold of the plot of the life path
from birth to now and from now to onward"
The 5th of November
The gunpowder treason and plot
I know of no reason
Why the gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot"
That first promise
At what point did it become a cruse?
When did it change into a burden?
Those days that were so happy.
The days that were so hard to part with.
There was supposed to be love there.
And it become nothing but pain.
But to all of you...
who continued to shoulder that exhausted promise.
That promise that lost its original form.
The most important thing I want to tell you...
...is thank you.
"If by magic, autism had been eradicated from the face of the earth, then men would still be socializing in front of a wood fire at the entrance to a cave."
-Dr. Temple Grandin-