6+ quotes from Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

Quotes from Skipping Christmas

John Grisham ·  198 pages

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“Sounds awful."

"No, it's wonderful. And it's just for one year. Let's take a break. Blair's not here. she'll be back next year and we can jump back into the Christmas chaos, if that's what you want. Come on, Nora, please. We skip Christmas, save the money, and go splash in the Caribbean for ten days."

"How much will it cost?"

"Three thousand bucks."

"So we save money?"

"Absolutely."

"When do we leave?"

"High noon, Christmas Day."

They stared at each other for a long time.”
― John Grisham, quote from Skipping Christmas


“My children know nothing of Christmas. They have so little, and want so little, it makes me feel guilty for the mindless materialism of our culture.”
― John Grisham, quote from Skipping Christmas


“This is a free country...you can do almost anything you want.”
― John Grisham, quote from Skipping Christmas


“(He) paused for a second and once more marveled at the speed with which one person's private business could be so thoroughly kicked around the neighborhood.”
― John Grisham, quote from Skipping Christmas


“He was not the nostalgic type. You live life today, not tomorrow, certainly not yesterday, he always said.”
― John Grisham, quote from Skipping Christmas


“For her, the holidays began in late October and steadily gathered momentum until the big bang, a ten-hour marathon on Christmas Day with four meals and a packed house.”
― John Grisham, quote from Skipping Christmas


About the author

John Grisham
Born place: in Jonesboro, Arkansas, The United States
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