Citate frumoase despre Crǎciun

Ȋn general, perioada de dinaintea Crǎciunului este, pentru noi toţi, agitatǎ, iar noi suntem zoriţi şi înfriguraţi. Şi pentru cǎ asta contravine spiritului sǎrbǎtorii, m-am gândit cǎ poate gǎsiţi puţin timp sǎ vǎ cuibǎriţi într-un fotoliu cu ceva cald lângǎ voi, sǎ scuturaţi un glob de zǎpadǎ cu speranţa inocentǎ cǎ, poate, într-un final, va ninge ca-n poveşti şi sǎ citiţi cele mai frumoase cuvinte fǎurite de cei mai iscusiţi dintre scriitori. Ȋn fond, terapia cuvântului scris este printre cele mai eficiente…

“I sincerely hope your Christmas in Hertfordshire may abound in the gaieties which that season generally brings, and that your beaux will be so numerous as to prevent your feeling the loss of the three of whom we shall deprive you.”-  Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“The dance, like most dances after supper, was a merry one; some of the older folks joined in it, and the squire himself figured down several couple with a partner, with whom he affirmed he had danced at every Christmas for nearly half a century.”- Washington Irving, Old Christmas

“Pray, dear madam, another glass; it is Christmas time, it will do you no harm.”- William Makepeace Thackeray, The Kickleburrys on the Rhine

“Christmas was close at hand, in all his bluff and hearty honesty; it was the season of hospitality, merriment, and open-heartedness; the old year was preparing, like an ancient philosopher, to call his friends around him, and amids the sound of feasting and revelry to pass gently and calmly away.”- Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers

“Christmas day is the children’s, but the holidays are youth’s dancing-time.”- Booth Tarkington, The Magnificent Ambersons

“Fine old Christmas, with the snowy hair and ruddy face, had done his duty that year in the noblest fashion, and had set off his rich gifts of warmth and color with all the heightening contrast of frost and snow.”-  George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss

“Only once at Christmas she sent them all presents of pies and rolls.”- Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment

“Why was he filled with gladness when he heard them give each other Merry Christmas, as they parted at cross-roads and byways, for their several homes?”- Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

“Thousands of lights were burning on the green branches, and gaily-colored pictures, such as she had seen in the shop-windows, looked down upon her. The little maiden stretched out her hands towards them when–the match went out. The lights of the Christmas tree rose higher and higher, she saw them now as stars in heaven.”- Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Match Girl

“This is quite the season indeed for friendly meetings. At Christmas every body invites their friends about them, and people think little of even the worst weather. I was snowed up at a friend’s house once for a week. Nothing could be pleasanter. I went for only one night, and could not get away till that very day se’nnight.”- Jane Austen, Emma

Author: Ioana Ristea

Sunt curioasǎ şi-mi place sǎ învǎţ, îmi sunt dragi oamenii şi imperfecţiunile lor, cred în armonie interioarǎ şi încerc sǎ mǎ joc cât mai mult.

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