Merry Christmas Eve! Santa and his reindeer are on their way. WAH-HOO!
Odds are visions of sugar-plums are already dancing in your head thanks to the spiked eggnog your cousin Andy brought.
That being said, you’re probably not going to be reading tonight. So, here is a list of some of our favourite Christmas quotes to add to the festive spirit.
“One can never have enough socks,” said Dumbledore. “Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.”― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”― Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach.”― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
“It was the beginning of the greatest Christmas ever. Little food. No presents. But there was a snowman in their basement.”― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
“The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.”― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
“Pray, dear madam, another glass; it is Christmas time, it will do you no harm.”― William Makepeace Thackeray, The Kickleburrys on the Rhine
“It struck him that how you spent Christmas was a message to the world about where you were in life.”― Nick Hornby, About a Boy
“The real Santa Claus is at the mall.”― Lemony Snicket, The Lump of Coal
“Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever.”― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway
“I don’t want Christmas season to end, because it’s the only time I can legitimately indulge in on particular addiction: glitter.”― Eloisa James, Paris in Love
What are some of your favourite quotes from books or authors? Share them with us in the comments!