Quotes & Sayings
I would thank you from the bottom of my heart, but for you my heart has no bottom.
How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it! -~ George Elliston
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
Christmas is here, Merry old Christmas, Gift-bearing, heart-touching, joy-bringing Christmas Day of grand memories, king of the year
Here's to the holly with its bright red berry. Here's to Christmas, let's make it merry.
Here's to the day of good will, cold weather, and warm hearts.
Here's wishing you more happiness than all my words can tell, not just alone for Christmas, but for all the year as well.
Christmas...A day when cheer and gladness blend, When heart meets heart, And friend meets friend.
To a person so generous that it makes me want to say, "Yes, my friends, there is a Santa Claus."
To all the days here and after, may they be filled with fond memories, happiness, and laughter.
Pour more wine and drink your beer, Christmas comes but once a year.
Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since. ~Dave Beard
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home.
At Christmas, play and make good cheer. For Christmas comes but once a year.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart. --Inuit proverb
I heard the bells, on Christmas Day. Their old, familiar carols play, and wild and sweet the words repeat, of peace on earth, good will to men. --Henry Longfellow
For it isn't the holly, it isn't the snow. It isn't the tree, not the firelight's glow. It's the warmth that comes to the hearts of men when the Christmas spirit returns again.
Your friendship is a glowing ember through the year; and each December from its warm and living spark, we kindle flame against the dark, and with its shining radiance light, our tree of faith on Christmas night. --Thelma J. Lund
Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day. --Helen Steiner Rice
May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope; The spirit of Christmas which is peace; The heart of Christmas which is love. --Ava V. Hendricks
Where there is light, there is hope. Where there is friendship - peace and truth. Christmas is a time for celebrating the special people in our lives. When I cannot find my way, I light a flame. And at Christmas...I think of you.
Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since. ~Dave Beard
Cheers to you! Cheers to me! Have a Happy New Year's Eve!
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. --Eleanor Roosevelt
Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man. --Benjamin Franklin
Here's wishing you more happiness than all my words can tell, Not just alone for New Year's Eve, but for all the year as well.
Here's to health to the future, a sigh to the past, May each New Year bring you more joy than the last.
Here's to the bright New Year, And a fond farewell to the old; Here's to the things that are yet to come, And to the memories that we hold.
Welcome be ye that are here, Welcome all, and make good cheer, Welcome all, another year.
Ring out the old, ring in the new; Ring, happy bells, across the snow; The year is going, let him go; ring out the false, ring in the true. -- Alfred Lord Tennyson
May this year be your best year ever.
Not just a year older, but a year better.
Here's to another year of experience.
A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends.
A birthday is just the first day of another 365 day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip.
Happy birthday, may this day always be a special one to remember.
The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune. --English Proverb
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be...
Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.
Youth had a been a habit of hers for so long that she could not part with it.
Sing a song of birthdays, full of fun and cheer, and may you keep on having them for many a happy year!
Another year older? Think this way: Just one day older than yesterday.
Many happy returns of the day of your birth; Many blessings to brighten you pathway on earth; Many friendships to cheer and provoke you to mirth; Many feastings and frolics to add to your girth. --Robert H. Lord
May you live to be a hundred years, with one extra year to repent. --Irish Proverb
Time marches on! Now tell the truth - Where did you find the fountain of youth?
To wish you joy on your birthday, And all the whole year through, For all the best that life can hold is none too good for you.
We drink to your coffin. May it be built from the wood of a hundred year old oak tree that I shall plant tomorrow.
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide to have your heart go walking around outside your body. --Elizabeth Stone
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.
A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. --Eda J. Le Shan
Babies are a link between angels and men.
Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit. --Bill Cosby
Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave to another. --Richard Garnett
Babies are such a sweet and nice way to start people.
Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever fresh and radiant possibility.
All babies need a lap.
Love at first sight is seeing your baby. You fall so hard you can never get up again. No one actually knows the love for a child until they have a grandchild of their own.
A baby's smile melts the heart and calms the soul.
Babies were invented to help adults grow up.
A mother's joy begins when new life is stirring inside...when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and a playful kick reminds that she is never alone.
The most precious jewels you'll ever wear around your neck, are the arms of your children.
Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
Babies are bits of stardust blown from the hand of God. It was the tiniest thing I ever decided to put my whole life into. --Terri Guillemets
Ten tiny little fingers that always want to play, That never stop exploring the wonder of today. Ten tiny little fingers that from the very start, Will reach out for tomorrow yet always hold your heart.
Babies haven't any hair; Old men's heads are just as bare; between the cradle and the grave lie a haircut and a shave. -- Samuel Hoffenstein
Only love can be divided endlessly, and still not diminish.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
I can only imagine where these tiny feet will go in their lifetime. My only hope is that they never forget the way home.
In the sheltered simplicity of the first days after a baby is born, one sees again the magical closed circle, the miraculous sense of tow people existing only for each other. -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
God, in his goodness, sent the grapes to cheer both great and small; Little fools will drink too much, and great fools none at all.
Wine nourishes, refreshes and cheers. Wine is the foremost of medicines...wherever wine is lacking, medicines become necessary. --The Talmud
A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry. --Ecclesiastes 10:19
Here's to the man who owns the land, That bears the grapes, That make the wine, That tastes as good as this does.
Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance. -- Benjamin Franklin
Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages. -- Louis Pasteur
Too much of a good thing is wonderful. -- Mae West
I would like to make a toast to lying, stealing, cheating and drinking. If you're going to lie, lie for a friend. If you're going to steal, steal a heart. If you're going to cheat, cheat death. And if you're going to drink, drink with me.
You and me, and baby makes 3. (Tell your spouse/partner you are pregnant!)
Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!
Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart.
We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness - and call it love - true love. ~Robert Fulghum
We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe
I've fallen in love many times... always with you.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Valentine hearts beat more passionately than everyday hearts.
I love thee - I love thee, 'Tis all that I can say It is my vision in the night, My dreaming in the day. ~Thomas Hood
Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold. ~Zelda Fitzgerald
Soul meets soul on lovers' lips. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley
I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes, After the day's great sun. ~Charles Hanson Towne
A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it. ~Frank A. Clark
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. ~Rose Franken
Love me and the world is mine. ~David Reed
If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.
The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God.
Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. ~Emily Dickinson
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~From a headstone in Ireland
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. ~John Taylor
Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know that they are happy.
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
Praying for friends to comfort you, faith to uphold you, and loving memories to help you smile again.
May love and light fill your home and heart at Hanukkah.
The First Blessing of the Candles Barukh Atta Adonay Eloheynu Melekh Ha-olam Asher Kiddeshanu Be-mitsvotav Ve-tsivanu Lehadlik Ner Shel khanuka
The first blessing of the candles - Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, who has sanctified us by His commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the lights of Hanukkah.
The Second Blessing of the Candles Barukh Atta Adonay Eloheynu Melekh Ha-olam She-asa Nissim La-avoteynu Ba-yyamim Ha-hem Ba-zzman Ha-zze
Second blessing of the candles - Blessed are you, Lord our God, King of the universe, who wrought miracles for our fathers in days of old, at this season.
Chanuka is about the spark of the divine in all of us made in God's image.
The hardest thing about Hanukkah (Chanukkah, Channukah, Hannukah, Hammuka, Channuka) is figuring out how to spell it.
We light candles in testament that faith makes miracles possible. Nachum Braverman
A candle is a small thing. But one candle can light another. And see how its own light increases, as a candle gives its flame to the other. You are such a light. -Moshe Davis and Victor Ratner
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
We salute your veteran. Our condolences for your loss and gratitude for your loved one's service to our country.
We are fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. Japanese Proverb
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage. --Niccolo Machiavell
Don't be afraid to go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is.
You make me understand how wonderful it is for little lizards when they find that one special rock that's perfect for sunning themselves. You make me lizard-happy.
If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and every day you have the opportunity to write a new page.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. --Winston Churchill
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love. Carl Sagan
"Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great." -Comte DeBussy-Rabutin
"A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know." -Mistinguette
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage." -Lao-Tzu
"The definition of a beautiful woman is one who loves me." -Sloan Wilson
"Tell me who admires you and loves you, and I will tell you who you are." -Charles Augustin Sainte-Beauve
"There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not." -Francois De La Rochefoucauld
"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet." -Plato
"Nunc scio quit sit amor." Lat., "Now I know what love is." -Virgil
"Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove." -Christopher Marlowe
"Love is like the sun coming out of the clouds and warming your soul." -Anonymous
"A heart that loves is always young." -Greek proverb
"For Love is Immortality." -Emily Dickinson
"There is a place you can touch a woman that will drive her crazy. Her heart." -Melanie Griffith, Milk Money
"Love is like Pi: natural, irrational, and very important." - Lisa Hoffman
"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world." -Anonymous
"How delicious is the winning of a kiss at love's beginning." -Thomas Campbell
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell. -Emily Dickinson
"The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return." -Christian, Moulin Rouge
"Only love lets us see normal things In an extraordinary way." -Anonymous
"And it's not that I want to have you. All I want is to deserve you." -Vicomte de Valmont, Dangerous Liaisons
"I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it." -Kyle Schmidt
“When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe in their mouth.” ― Jess C. Scott
“I think I've discovered the secret of life -- you just hang around until you get used to it.” ― Charles M. Schulz
“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” ― G.K. Chesterton
“Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.” ― Bob Marley
“Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.” ― Isaac Asimov
“The mouth is made for communication, and nothing is more articulate than a kiss.” ― Jarod Kintz
“When life gives you lemons, chuck it right back.” ― Bill Watterson
The ornaments of your house will be the guests who frequent it.
He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Home is the place where it feels right to walk around without shoes.
We hope your new home provides you years of enjoyment and a peaceful retreat from the rest of the busy world.
Here's wishing you a new home filled with joy and cheer, bringing you happiness year after year.
A New Home! May joy and contentment move in with you
A New Home! Well, I think congratulations are in order - even if nothing else is!
I got gaps; you got gaps; we fill each other's gaps. Rocky
Love is what you've been through with somebody. James Thurber
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
My heart is ever at your service. William Shakespeare
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
No man is truly married until he understands every word his wife is NOT saying
It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!
You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself (s)he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.
Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
When writing the story of your life don't let anyone else hold the pen.
You can't buy happiness, but you can buy wine...and that's kinda the same thing.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Happiness can be found in the darkest of times. If one only remembers to turn on the light.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
A trip to nostalgia now and then is good for the spirit.
Some day this will all make sense.
Wine maketh glad the hearts of man. Psalms 104:15
If you haven't felt like quitting your dreams aren't big enough.
I do not get drunk. I get awesome.
“The best mirror is an old friend.” ― George Herbert
True friends are always together in spirit.
"A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else." - Len Wein
"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." - Anais Nin
"A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out."
"A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words."
"Friends are the most important ingredient in this recipe of life."
"Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success." - Oscar Wilde
Friends are like bras: close to your heart and there for support.
I love everything that's old- old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary. — Oscar Wilde
You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.
It's all about the wine. Except when it's about the presents!
It's all about the cake. Except when it's about the presents!
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Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Edison
The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.
You can do anything, but not everything.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. Albert Einstein
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. Arthur Ashe
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage.
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
To get something you never had, you have to do something you've never done.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential. Winston Churchill
You really can change the world if you care enough.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. Judy Garland
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers
You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. Christopher Columbus
Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back.
What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world, remains and is immortal.
You are not beaten by being knocked down. You are beaten if you stay down.
I look back on my childhood and thank the stars above. For everything you gave me, but mostly for your love.
Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
All the world is made of faith, trust, and pixie dust. Peter Pan
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. Dr. Seuss
Love is the beauty of the soul.
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.
He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long.
Drink wine in winter for cold, and in summer for heat.
From wine what sudden friendship springs.
In water one sees ones own face; but in wine, one beholds the heart of another.
Wine is poetry in a bottle.
Compromises are for relationships, not wine.
Reality is an illusion that occurs due to lack of wine.
Wine is sunlight, held together by water.
Hold the bottle up to the light; you will see your dreams are always at the bottom.
Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.
You have not drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on. Dean Martin
Food and wine. Decide which is the soloist, which the accompanist.
This wine should be eaten, for it is much too good to be drunk.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Love is life. Leo Tolstoy
May your dreams ride on the wings of angels who know their way home to the skies.
When love reigns, the impossible may be attained.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
May she share everything with her husband, including the housework.
She knows all about me and loves me just the same.
it is written; when children find true love, parents find true joy. Here's to your joy and ours, from this day forward.
May the love you've expressed to each other today always be the first thoughts during any trying times in the future.
May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold, and at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.
May your joys be as deep as the ocean, and your troubles as light as its foam.
A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.
Friends...they cherish each other's hopes. They are kind to each other's dreams. Thoreau
Sending you wishes filled with much love for a long and happy life together.
May your marriage be blessed with love for all the years of your lives.
It is written, when children find true love, parents find true joy. Here's to your joy and ours from this day forward.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. -- Sophocles
The night you have dreamed of is finally here The future surrounds you with hope and yet fear You’ve wanted so long to find your perfect mate Sip this wine and toast this perfect date The night is meant for you to share Enjoy each other – a perfect pair!!
A night like this Is for once in your life, Where you celebrate with your girls Before you become a wife. So, put on your heels And paint your toes. Because on your special night, Anything goes.
You don't marry someone you can live with, you marry the person who you cannot live without.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
For you see, each day I love you more Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love.
A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. ~Abraham Lincoln
You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back.
A mom's hug lasts long after she lets go.
A mother's heart is a patchwork of love.
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. Chinese Proverb
There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
I believe in love at first sight because I've been loving my mother since I opened my eyes.
Dad, you are someone I look up to no matter how tall I've grown.
The best dads get promoted to Grandpa.
The greatest gift I ever had, came from God; I call him Dad.
Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.
Dad, you have given me the greatest gift anyone can give - you believe in me.
A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be.
Dad, when didn't have my hand....he had my back. Thank you.
A Father doesn't tell you that he loves you. He shows you. Thank you for showing me such great love!
A Dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall, but instead picks you up and brushes you off, and lets you try again.
A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.
A real father is a man who does everything in his power to be the best father he can be.
Wishing you the treasure of happy yesterdays and the gift of bright tomorrows!
As you celebrate your special day, I celebrate you! Wishing you a very happy birthday!
If you don't believe in miracles, perhaps you have forgotten you are one.
Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it.
Happy birthday! May your gifts be health, love and happiness. Cheers to a good start with this wine!
Birthdays are natures way of telling us to eat more cake and drink more wine!
I hope you want to stay for a long time because my heart really likes you.
You light up my world, and make me forget all my fears, your laughter brightens up my day and chases away all my tears.
Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.
Heart to heart talks, whispering sweet nothings, and your smiles that say you love me...Sweetheart, I am so happy we found each other!
Just wanted to wish a little sunshine back into the heart of someone who gives it away all year!
If you carry your childhood with you never grow older.
Hope your special day brings all that your heart desires! Here's wishing you a day of pleasant surprises!
Your birthday is a perfect time to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world!
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
You have my whole heart for my whole life.
I was a puzzle hiding in a dusty box missing your pieces.
No matter how serious life gets, you still gotta have that one person you can be completely stupid with.
Friendship is weird. You pick a human you've met and you're like "Yup, I like this one" and you just do stuff with them.
To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.
If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get.
Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.
For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. ~Erma Bombeck
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.