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Gifts for Book Lovers with Holidays and Christmas Quotes


Christmas is just around the corner and in my last post about gift ideas that are nonbooks for the book lovers in your life, I listed gifts under bookmarks, home decor, apparel, and accessories. You can check my other post here in this link. In this post, I will be listing Christmas countdown and advent calendar gift ideas for the book lovers in your life. This list will all be nonbooks as your book lovers will surely be ahead of you in that matter. I will be adding relevant quotes from the books and the wisest as well if anything clicks with the gift you have in mind so you can also use those quotes as your note to come with the gift.


Giblin 12 Pair, Holiday Christmas Socks


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“One can never have enough socks,” said Dumbledore. “Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.” – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling


Even Dumbledore said it about our need for socks, so these 12 pairs of socks from Giblin with different Christmas designs will come in handy for your book lovers. Gift her/him with this box of socks and she will have 12-days of added comfort wearing them.


Sumind Christmas Socks

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Christmas socks can be part of home decor in addition to being our much need foot covering. With these Christmas-themed socks, your book lover will have her/his own decor and foot wrap in one.


Joyin Natural Wooden Tree Shape Advent Calendar 24 Days Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar

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“Never forget that anticipation is an important part of life. Work’s important, family’s important, but without excitement, you have nothing. You’re cheating yourself if you refuse to enjoy what’s coming.” – Three Weeks With My Brother by Nicholas Sparks


The countdown to Christmas is as important as Christmas Eve. This Christmas Advent calendar can also make your book lovers’ anticipation more joyful as the day approaches. With 24 drawers to open, these serve as perfect storage for gifts each day.


English Tea Shop 2020 Organic White Ornaments Advent Calendar Puzzle

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“The effect of tea is cooling and as a beverage it is most suitable. It is especially fitting for persons of self-restraint and inner worth.” – Classic of Tea: Origins and Rituals by Lu Yu


If your book lover is more of a tea-drinker than a coffee-drinker, then these festive organic tea bags will be a great addition to his/her tea collection. It is also a great way to celebrate each day to Christmas eve with holiday flavors like White Wonderland, Happy Holiday, Gingerbread, Ghostly Green, Irish Holiday, Festive Spice, Super Star Anise, Tropical Lemongrass, Post Party Refresh, Chai Charge, Peachy Keen, Spooky Spice, Peppermint Candy and Winter Warmer.


Vahdam, Holiday Advent Calendar 2020 Tea Gift Set

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This is another tea gift set with 24 varieties including India’s Original Masala Chai, Sweet Cinnamon, Kashmiri Kahwa, Earl Grey, Ginger Masala, Vanilla Spice, Himalayan Green Tea, Sweet Himalayan, Chamomile Mint Citrus, Lemon Spiced, Moringa Tulsi, Turmeric Spiced, Turmeric Ginger, Turmeric Ashwagandha, Turmeric Moringa Turmeric Pepper, Turmeric Chamomile, Chocolate Vanilla, High Mountain Oolong Tea, Earl Grey Citrus, Blooming Rose, Darjeeling Premium First Flush, Daily Darjeeling Second Flush, and Assam Exotic. The tea boxes are numbered from 1-24 so your book lover can enjoy freshly flavored tea while counting the days until Christmas.


Nelson Line ST1299 Christmas Bookshelf-8 x 10 Advent Calendar

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This bookshelf-themed advent calendar has 24 delightful images from the Bodleian’s collections that will definitely touch your book lover’s literary heart. The images are wrapped and are placed inside a white envelope. Notes can be added to each envelope. This calendar is made from sturdy poster board and can stand on its own. It measures 8×10 inches and is very handy.


Aimilar Digital Countdown Days Timer

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This is not really a Christmas themed timer but a very useful one when your book lover loves to count the days to anything important that is coming. Your book lover can design the card to fit any special day that is coming.


Holiday and Christmas Quotes from the Books and the Wisest


Also, here are 24 quotes for Christmas that you can use to use on your gift-wrapping or decorating activity. I must say, some of these quotes are not really made in relation to celebrating Christmas but I feel that they are relevant and some are even witty. They are all filled with wisdom and positivity which I hope most of us wish our Christmas to be blessed with. You can use this as well in making your own advent calendar or DIY countdown decor for Christmas or for any important occasion that is coming to your life.


25 Quotes to Christmas

#1 Christmas Quote 

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
– The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

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#2 Christmas Quote

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”
 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss

#3 Christmas Quote

“Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart…filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.”
Bess Streeter Aldrich, Song of Years

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#4 Christmas Quote

“I know what I really want for Christmas. I want my childhood back. Nobody is going to give me that. I might give at least the memory of it to myself if I try. I know it doesn’t make sense, but since when is Christmas about sense, anyway? It is about a child, of long ago and far away, and it is about the child of now. In you and me. Waiting behind the door of our hearts for something wonderful to happen. A child who is impractical, unrealistic, simpleminded and terribly vulnerable to joy.”
– All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

#5 Christmas Quote

“Christmas works like glue, it keeps us all sticking together.”
―  Iris & Ruby by Rosie Thomas,

#6 Christmas Quote

“Christmas” is the season for kindling, not merely the fire of hospitality in the hall, but the genial flame of charity in the heart,”
– Old Christmas by Washington Irving

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#7 Christmas Quote

“Sunlight Is the Best Disinfectant”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

#8 Christmas Quote

“Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.”
– Langston Hughes

#9 Christmas Quote

“To Give Real Service You Must Add Something — Sincerity and Integrity”
– Donald A. Adams

#10 Christmas Quote

“There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.”
– I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression by Erma Bombeck

#11 Christmas Quote

“The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you.”
– The Christmas Tree by Margaret E. Sangster

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#12 Christmas Quote 

“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”
– Carl W. Buehner

#13 Christmas Quote 

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“Let us be kind to one another, for most of us are fighting a hard battle.”
– Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian MacLaren

#14 Christmas Quote

“A Bottle of Wine Contains More Philosophy Than All the Books in the World”
– Louis Pasteur

#15 Christmas Quote 

“Believe That Life Is Worth Living, and Your Belief Will Help Create the Fact”
– William James

#16 Christmas Quote

“If You Want To Tell People the Truth, You’d Better Make Them Laugh or They’ll Kill You”
– Cecile Starr

#17 Christmas Quote

“Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question Is, “What Are You Doing for Others?”
– “Strength to Love” by Martin Luther King Jr.

#18 Christmas Quote

“Science Is Organized Knowledge. Wisdom Is Organized Life”
– Herbert Spencer

#19 Christmas Quote

“Keep a Diary, and Perhaps Someday It Will Keep You”
– Ever Day’s a Holiday by Mae West

#20 Christmas Quote

“The Only Person You Are Destined To Become Is the Person You Decide To Be”
– Nike Ad

#21 Christmas Quote

“Even Stones Have a Love, A Love That Seeks the Ground”
– Meister Eckhart

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#22 Christmas Quote

“True Peace Is Not Merely the Absence of Tension; It Is the Presence of Justice”
– A Martin Luther King Treasury

#23 Christmas Quote

“Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.”
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

#24 Christmas Quote

“Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.”
― G.K. Chesterton, Brave New Family: G.K. Chesterton on Men and Women, Children, Sex, Divorce, Marriage and the Family

#25 Christmas Quote 

“It’s easy to forget that life is the greatest gift of all,”
– The Gift by Karli Perrin

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I get some of the quotes and their speakers from the questions asked about the origins of quotes at Quote Investigator.


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