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What are some good Christmas wishes and sayings?

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Ways to wish someone a merry Christmas come from novelists, poets, songwriters and more. Many writers throughout the ages have provided great quotes to help encourage a "jolly holiday." Saying "Wishing you a joyous season" or "Happy holidays" are pleasant ways to wish good tidings to those who aren't Christian

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What are some good Christmas wishes and sayings?
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In his novel "A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens wrote "A Merry Christmas to everybody! A Happy New Year to all the world!" This is a fun and festive way to wish everyone around a pleasant holiday.

Another quote comes from English poet Thomas Tusser, who wrote "At Christmas, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year." This is a more unique way to help encourage others to enjoy the holiday season.

Judy Garland introduced the song "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," which was written by Ralph Blane. This song is the third most-performed Christmas song as of 2015. The song states, "Have yourself a merry little Christmas / Make the Yuletide gay." This is a fun and festive way to wish others a joyous season.

Another way to wish others a happy season is to say, "A silent night, a star above, a blessed gift of hope and love. A blessed Christmas to you." This is especially appropriate for Christians.

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