By Vic Gerami


‘What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future’
Agnes M. Pahro

‘If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one’
Mother Teresa

‘Hanukkah is about the spark of the divine in all of us made in God’s image’
Suzanne Fields

‘We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented’
Elie Wiesel

‘A good conscience is a continual Christmas’
Benjamin Franklin

‘It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light’

‘If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together’
African Proverb

‘Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling’
Edna Ferber

‘Happiness is not made by what we own. It is what we share’
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

‘Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared’

‘Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present’
Bill Keane

‘Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase’
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed’
Ann Garnett Schultz

‘Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it white’
Bing Crosby

‘In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends’
Dr Martin Luther King Jr

‘There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it’
Edith Wharton

‘It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart’
Anne Frank

‘If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away’
Henry David Thoreau

‘They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for’
Tom Bodett

‘Gentleness, self-sacrifice, and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion’
Mahatma Gandhi