A Christian should resemble a fruit tree with real fruit, not a Christmas tree with decorations tied on— John Stott
Surprising Christmas Tree quotations
If you don't like where you're at, move you're not a tree.
Biceps are like ornaments on a Christmas tree.
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, Just like the ones I used to know, Where the tree tops glisten And children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow.
The axe forgets what the tree remembers.
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them strings with a bottleneck.
My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.
You don't need candlelight and fireside glow to make Christmas happen.
Trees, ornaments, gifts, and all of it are splendid embellishments. Not necessary, but so very nice. It's Him...It's priceless to discover the pleasure of His company...May your home know something of all this glory during these days.
They've got plastic Christmas trees now. They're hard to tell from the real aluminum ones.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent. For this is still the time God chooses.
To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.
You can tell a lot about a person by who his or her heroes are.
An unbending tree is easily broken.
Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.
I am a veteran of the War on Christmas.
I am just emerging from a battlefield strewn with dead trees and torn shreds of brightly colored wrapping paper.
We've come full circle but the best remains the heart of the city, the greatest center of the greatest city, our Acropolis, where our Christmas tree is lighted.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
In the midst of the shopping and the wrapping and the arranging of presents under your tree this Christmas, may you not forget the gifts you cannot yet hold in your hands.
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
Some cities, like wrapped boxes under Christmas trees, conceal unexpected gifts, secret delights. Some cities will always remain wrapped boxes, containers of riddles never to be solved, nor even to be seen by vacationing visitors, or, for that matter, the most inquisitive, persistent travelers.
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.
my beerdrunk soul is sadder than all the dead christmas trees of the world.
Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin - inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night.
It is always weird to be in the studio working on Christmas music in June and July, so we decorated the entire studio, we really did. We brought out lights, fake trees and decorated the place to get in the Christmas spirit. You'd leave the studio, and it'd be 100 degrees out in Nashville, but nonetheless, a great experience.
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.
Donald Trump is a big Christmas gift wrapped under the tree for Hillary Clinton.
She desperately hopes she runs against Donald Trump. I, however, am the lump of coal in Mrs. Clinton's stocking, and she desperately hopes she does not run against me.
November, I'll give thanks that you belong to me.
December, you're the present beneath my Christmas tree.
Playfulness. We've baked Mallomars and Rice Krispies treats, made milkshakes, and even built a macaron cake in the shape of a Christmas tree. These items remind people of their childhood; we just re-create them with adult flavors.
All trees are losing their leaves, and not one of them is worried.
The things that you did with parents, whether it was spending every Sunday morning with your dad and eating French toast and watching Popeye, or decorating the Christmas tree with our mother - these are memories that help you be happy.
I grew up with a Christmas tree, I'm going to stay with a Christmas tree.
At Christmas I no more desire a rose Than wish a snow in May's new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop
He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts.
The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.
Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars.
You see the Earth as a bright blue and white Christmas tree ornament in the black sky. It's so small and so fragile - you realize that on that small spot is everything that means everything to you; all of history and art and death and birth and love.
My brothers and sisters, may the spirit of love which comes at Christmas time fill our homes and our lives and linger there long after the tree is down and the lights are put away for another year.
Christmas tree stands are the work of the devil and they want you dead.
Sung to the tune of O Christmas Tree O woe is me, O woe is me, I used to have a hamster tree, But it was eaten by a newt, And now I have no cuddly fruit, O woe is me, O woe is me, I used to have a hamster tree!
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.