quote by Barbara Jordan

Just remember the world is not a playground but a schoolroom. Life is not a holiday but an education. One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us how better we should love.

— Barbara Jordan

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We tend to focus our attention at Christmas on the infancy of Christ.

The greater truth of the holiday is His deity. More astonishing than a baby in the manger is the truth that this promised baby is the omnipotent Creator of the heavens and the earth!

I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.

Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday.

People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.

This leg will be known as Christmas, and this leg will be known as New Year's Eve! Ladies...why don't you all come visit the Big Valbowski between the holidays.

Halloween is a liberal holiday because we're teaching our children to beg for something for free. … We're teaching kids to knock on other people's doors and ask for a handout.

I was early taught to work as well as play.

My life has been one long, happy holiday; Full of work and full of play- I dropped the worry on the way- And God was good to me everyday.

For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.

Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.

April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom, holiday tables under the trees.

The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping.

I don't want to go to the Bahamas on holiday.

I hate islands. I want to go to Brittany, where it's cold and raining, and there's nothing fancy about it.

April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom, holiday tables under the trees.

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.

My father was in the civil service. I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain, and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of the holiday if we had behaved.

Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.

It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.

Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?

I started out Ice skating with Holiday On Ice and just got offered the part of R2 by chance.

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.

Christ was born in the first century, yet he belongs to all centuries.

He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races. He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries.

I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.

It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.

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The soul of one who serves God always swims in joy, always keeps holiday, is always in her palace of jubilation, ever singing with fresh ardor and fresh pleasure a new song of joy and love.

Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving,and of families united.

I wanted to play piano in restaurants in the south of France.

I went there on holiday once and I saw this guy playing in an old tuxedo. He was all disheveled, with a whisky glass on the piano. I thought that was the coolest thing. So what's happened to me with 'Twilight' isn't really what I'd planned.

Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind.

I saw why people died and how they died.

I saw gunshot wounds and liver failure. It was a good learning experience, so I came regularly on weekends and holidays.

For many years I enjoyed the pleasure of cruising on my yacht all summer long and these were my best holidays. In mid-May, we'd start in St Tropez. I'd collect my bikinis from my home there and then we'd go up to Cannes for the Film Festival, on to Monte Carlo for the Grand Prix and then to Italy.

I've never understood activity holidays since we seem to have far too much activity in our daily lives as it is. Find a culture where loafing is the order of the day and where they don't understand our need to be constantly doing things. Find somewhere you can have a hammock holiday.

I grew up in the 1950s and '60s, when it was almost a holiday when a black act would go on Ed Sullivan.

Nudge, nudge. Snap, snap. Grin, grin. Wink, wink, say no more? Could be, could be taken on holiday. Could be yes - swimming costumes. Know what I mean. Candid photography. Know what I mean, nudge nudge.

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