Holiday quotes & sayings

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How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O!it is easier to keep holidays than commandments. - Benjamin Franklin
Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday. The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production. - Ayn Rand
No self-respecting mother would run out of intimidations on the eve of a major holiday. - Erma Bombeck
How his eyes languish! how his thoughts adore That painted coat, which Joseph never wore! He shows, on holidays, a sacred pin, That touched the ruff, that touched Queen Bess' chin. - Edward Young
Working hours are never long enough. Each day is a holiday, and ordinary holidays are grudged as enforced interruptions in an absorbing vocation. - Sir Winston Churchill
A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours. - J. B. Priestley
The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you're married to. - P. J. O'Rourke
The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life. The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds, how many human aspirations are realized in their free, holiday-lives, and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song! - John Burroughs