Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBy Barb Stutesman
Fr, 12-01: 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
Sa, 12-02: The ornaments of our house are the friends who frequent it. ~ Ralph Waldo
Su, 12-03: Christmas –- that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that
something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. ~ Augusta E. Rundell
Mo, 12-04: There is no better time than Christmas to enjoy the wonders of nature, to share
with others out of our abundance, and to celebrate the presence of special
people in our lives. ~ Unknown
Tu, 12-05: We shall find peace, we shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with
diamonds. ~ Anton Chekhov
We, 12-06: Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving
those of yesterday. ~ Gladys Taber
Th, 12-07: December 7, 1941 – a date that will live in infamy. ~ President Franklin D.
Fr, 12-08: Christmas comes softly, silently, sweetly – wrapping its loveliness about the
world . . . and once again the most beautiful message on earth is repeated:
Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward All. ~ Helen Steiner Rice
Sa, 12-09: Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
~ Hamilton Wright Mabie
Su, 12-10: It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmastime.
~ Charles Dickens
Mo, 12-11: The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family
all wrapped up in each other. ~ Burton Hillis
Tu, 12-12: Christmas . . . a season of special joy, the most beautiful time of the year.
~ Rachel Davies
We, 12-13: Christmas is the time to let your heart do the thinking. ~ Patricia Clafford
Th, 12-14: What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope
for the future. ~ Agnes M. Pharo
Fr, 12-15: Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but it will be a day of
remembrance — a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.
~ Augusta E. Rundell
Sa, 12-16: The joy of brightening others’ lives, bearing each other’s burden, easing others’
loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes
for us the magic of Christmas. ~ W. C. Jones
Su, 12-17: At this special time of year: Follow the children. Hear the joy in their laughter.
See the love in their eyes. Feel the hope in their touch. ~ Unknown
Mo, 12-18: The things we do at Christmas are touched with a certain extravagance, as
beautiful, in some of its aspects, as the extravagance of nature in June.
~ Robert Collyer
Tu, 12-19: Christmas is the place where my soul is always renewed. ~ J. M. Hund
We, 12-20: The winter season is a time of joy and celebration; of friends and family. It’s a
time of reflection and a time for renewal; a time to share the dream of
peace upon the earth and harmony among all beings. ~ Laurel Burch
Th, 12-21: It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving. ~ Mother Teresa
Fr, 12-22: Isn’t it funny that at Christmas, something in you gets so lonely for – I don’t
know what exactly, but it’s something that you don’t mind so much not having
at other times. ~ Katie L. Bosher
Sa, 12-23: All the world is young at Christmastime. ~ Unknown
Su, 12-24: And so we come again to Christmas, with all its color and joy, its magic and
wonder, its spirit of goodwill and warmth. ~ Esther Baldwin York
Mo, 12-25: Christmas is here and now for everyone who is able and willing to receive it.
~ Ida Belle McGill
Tu, 12-26: We are a gift to one another . . . we are a family. ~ Archbishop Desmond Tutu
We, 12-27: Love is what’s in the room with you if you stop opening presents and listen.
~ Bobby – age 07
Th, 12-28: If you didn’t get all the things you wanted, you can still be grateful for all the
things you didn’t get that you didn’t want. ~ Michael Nolan
Fr, 12-29: Happy faces, glowing with love – the Christmas decorations we should never put
away! ~ Margaret Benton
Sa, 12-30: The most vivid memories of Christmases past are usually not of gifts given or
received, but of the spirit of love, the cherished little habits of the home.
~ Lois Rand
Su, 12-31: Hope smiles on the threshold of the year to come, whispering that it will be
happier. ~ Alfred, Lord Tennyson