JOY AND HAPPINESS IN A CHRISTMAS CAROL QUOTES

“I have always thought of Christmas time…as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely.” – Charles Dickens

“Merry Christmas! What right have you to be merry? What reason have you to be merry? You’re poor enough.” – Ebenezer Scrooge

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” – Charles Dickens

“In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice.” – Charles Dickens

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Ebenezer Scrooge

“There are many things from which I might have derived good, by which I have not profited, I dare say,’ returned the nephew. ‘Christmas among the rest. But I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round—apart from the veneration due to its sacred name and origin, if anything belonging to it can be apart from that—as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.” – Fred, Scrooge’s nephew

“One thing certain, that man’s death—that man’s death, I say—when it was past and gone, had altered her, though not one of the people concerned in it had passed away, or had so much as changed his occupation.” – Ghost of Christmas Present

“God bless us every one!” – Tiny Tim

“My little child!” cried Bob. “My little, little child!” – Bob Cratchit

“I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a schoolboy. I am as giddy as a drunken man. A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world! Hallo here! Whoop! Hallo!” – Ebenezer Scrooge

“I live in such high spirits—no troubles—no disturbances—except my own thoughts, which have lately been such agreeable company that they have made me quite unlike myself.” – Mrs. Fezziwig QUOTES FOR GOOD FRIENDS

“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” – Narrator

“He became as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man, as the good old city knew, or any other good old city, town, or borough, in the good old world.” – Narrator (about Scrooge)

“He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence Principle, ever afterwards; and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge.” – Narrator (about Scrooge)

“The happiness he gives, is quite as great as if it cost a fortune.” – Narrator (about Fezziwig)

“It was his own room. There was no doubt about that. But it had undergone a surprising transformation. The walls and ceiling were so hung with living green, that it looked a perfect grove.” – Narrator

“He had been Tim’s blood horse all the way from church, and had come home rampant on the top of the kitchen table.” – Narrator

“It is a time when Want is keenly felt, and Abundance rejoices.” – Narrator

“And it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless Us, Every One!” – Narrator

“‘A fair young girl in mourning.’ It was on the death of a child, and the little being that died had been her spirit’s shadow and companion many and many a day.” – Ghost of Christmas Past

“If I could work my will, every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart.” – Ebenezer Scrooge (before his transformation)