21 Holiday Quotes to Inspire Merriment and Togetherness

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21 Holiday Quotes to Inspire Merriment and Togetherness

As the holiday season offers its nearly last hurrah, take a moment to reflect on the true meaning of it all. A piqued sense of commercialism, sometimes frustrating family gatherings, and an extended waistline can distract you from the true nature of the holidays: merriment and togetherness. The following 21 quotes remind us about all that we have to celebrate going into 2016: family, friends, and our individual kindred spirits.

21 Holiday Quotes About Togetherness

1. Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. – Henry Ford

2. 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? – Bob Hope

3. Christmas is a day that holds all time together. – Alexander Smith

4. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller

5. Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. – Charles M. Schulz

6. Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together. – James Cash Penney

7. A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. – John Lennon

8. If one suffers we all suffer. Togetherness is strength. Courage. – Jean-Bertrand Aristide

9. Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. – Hamilton Wright Mabie

10. New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday. – Charles Lamb

11. It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace. – Agnes M. Pharo

12. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness. – Helen Keller

13. Sharing the holiday with other people, and feeling that you’re giving of yourself, gets you past all the commercialism. – Caroline Kennedy

14. We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

15. I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. - Charles Dickens

16. Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time. – Laura Ingalls Wilder

17. Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. – Mary Ellen Chase

18. A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. – Garrison Keillor

19. Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. – Ryunosuke Satoro

20. We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. – Benjamin Franklin

21. If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. – African Proverb

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