99+ Best Santa Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Santa Quotes

I got a new Santa suit for the first time in 34 years, so I thought I would do the hair to go along with it. — Bob Greenly

We are pleased to have resolved this range of complex issues. Now we can put these lawsuits behind us and move forward with providing basic public services to the people of Santa Clara County and city of San Jose. — Jim Beall

Everyone thinks of God as a man – you can’t help it – Santa Claus was a man, therefore God has to be a man. — Patti Smith

I lived near Santa Cruz for ten years, and the whole time, it bothered me what an exclusionary definition of ‘inclusion’ was in force. Social censure was applied to those who expressed unpopular or uncomfortable ideas. — Kent Beck

I was in the Santa Rosa Musician’s Union. Get gigs, come out and play. Four or five guys who never played together show up and play dance music. — E. Hicks

Snowball just leads elves on, elves and Santas. He is playing a dangerous game. — David Sedaris

Petaluma’s unique problem is that it is geographically isolated, and has only one hospital (Petaluma Valley Hospital). By comparison, Santa Rosa has a hospital every couple of miles. — Jerry Martin

I was probably nine or ten the first time I heard there was no Santa Claus. — Joe Nichols

When Tim Allen made The Santa Clause, I thought that was a delightful film. It took a modern sensibility but layered onto it a kind of sentiment. — Leonard Maltin

I usually like to throw on some flip flops and go to a really nice lunch in Venice, or Santa Monica, or stay in and cook dinner. — Ben Savage

We’ve been wanting to locate a store in Santa Rosa for a while, and this is just a perfect fit. — Kathryn Gallagher

We’re set for the Santa Catalina. He’s here, he loves this track, so why leave? — Dan Hendricks

I live in Santa Cruz. I moved here in 1974 and couldn’t leave. — Ellen Bass

Or why you are wearing a picture of Santa Clause on you shirts, but-” “It’s Herman Melville. — Daniel Handler

I enjoyed biology in high school, and that brought me to a research lab at U.C. Santa Barbara. I loved doing experiments, and I had fun with them. I realized this kind of problem-solving fit my intellectual style. — Carol W. Greider

I joined the board of the Santa Fe Institute. — Esther Dyson

Ray Bradbury has a vacation house in Palm Springs, California, in the desert at the base of the Santa Rosa mountains. It’s a Rat Pack-era affair, with a chrome-and-turquoise kitchen and a small swimming pool in back. — Sam Weller

In 1966, I attended Marquette University and graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1970. I received my doctorate in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where I wrote my dissertation on William Faulkner’s early novels. — Laurence Yep

No one likes to be ticketed for double-parking. That is no excuse for you to tolerate columnist Carmine Santa Maria’s use of profanity and otherwise vulgar and disrespectful language in excoriating traffic enforcement agents who do their duty. — Paul Browne

When I was a kid, I believed in Santa Claus. But it was very tough because in the Dominican… there are not a lot of rich people there. — Alfonso Soriano

I put on weight like Santa Claus. I just get this belly that kind of extends out. — Christian Bale

We feel it’s time for veterans in Santa Cruz County to be counted and honored for their service to their country. — Terry Hutchinson

We believe this year will be worse because the virus is already established. Last year, Sacramento was hit hard, and now Santa Clara County has the most infected birds in the state so far. — Kriss Costa

My background is in biology. Before getting into the family business, I worked at the Predatory Bird Research Group at the University of California at Santa Cruz, fundraising for them. — Nell Newman

What a great surprise for us beating Santa Rosa. — Bill Halpin

I wish we could have put them away a little earlier, but Santa Fe put up a fight, man. We never broke their spirit. They just kept coming at us with a lot of heart. — Mike Gill

I’m from Santa Cruz in Northern California, and the 49ers were my dad and I’s bonding time. — Marisa Miller

Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Santa Fe National Forest told your agency not to set the fire, … I’d like to know why they went ahead and did it. — Heather Wilson

We’re happy we played our game. Last time vs. Aptos we had absolutely nothing. Tonight the crowd was great, and some energy came off the Santa Cruz game. We were pretty sore about that one. — Scott Krueger

Giacomo as a two-year-old was a little immature physically. So we just — we couldn’t, you know, push him too hard until he physically developed a little more. Everything sort of snapped into place for him before the Santa Anita Derby. He came out of the Santa Anita Derby so well. Then he worked really well for the Kentucky Derby. So, you know, really felt good about that. — John Shirreffs

Right now, everything is looking up for the Santa Fe Recovery Center. — Bill Chapman

Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want – and their kids pay for it. — Richard Lamm

No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas. — Al Smith

Santa Cruz is blessed not only with natural wonders, but also with gifted souls who can fashion nature’s bounty into man-made treasures. — Clive Sinclair

I was raised in Topanga Canyon. It’s an eclectic community up in the Santa Monica mountains. A lot of musicians lived there – Joni Mitchell, Neil Young – as well as artists and craftspeople. — Inara George

I see Santa Claus and Joseph Smith and Luke Skywalker as the same person. — Trey Parker

This was our first home game this year against a ranked team and having a big crowd really adds energy to the game and our players definitely feed off of that. The student athletes at Santa Clara have a mutual respect for one another so having them all cheering for the team really made us want to play well in front of them. — Keith Wilbur

We have domesticated God’s transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus; but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantile level. — Karen Armstrong

There are two meets we look forward to – Del Mar and Santa Anita. — Bob Baffert

Well when I was a kid, I asked Santa Claus for some toys. Santa Claus wrote me a letter that he lost his bag. He said he’d get back to me next year. — Benicio Del Toro

There are a few YouTube clips of me singing at The King’s Head in Santa Monica, so you can see how bad I am. — Vinnie Jones

You know, in a way, ‘Dear Santa Claus’ is rather stuffy… Perhaps something a little more intimate would be better… Something just a shade more friendly… How about ‘Dear Fatty’? — Charles M. Schulz

What is the real purpose behind the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus? They seem like greater steps toward faith and imagination, each with a payoff. Like cognitive training exercises. — Chuck Palahniuk

He went through a lull. I think a lot of it had to do with confidence. But his win over Santa Cruz’s Guerrero Villarreal showed a lot of promise. It was a guy who beat him. Derek’s ready for the challenge. — Reggie Roberts

Kanan is a big road through the Santa Monica Mountains. Between mid-March and mid-April, when you get over to the western side of the mountains, it’s populated by Spanish broom – this beautiful, yellow, flowering weed that smells the way I imagine it smells along the Yellow Brick Road. — John C. McGinley

Surprisingly, the Eisenhower Memorial design contains almost none of the known Gehry-box of tricks. His giant etched chain-link curtain, first applied in 1979 to hide an ungracious parking garage at Santa Monica Place, is resurrected for Eisenhower to screen the equally graceless facade of the Department of Education. — Leon Krier

I never saw a department store Santa as a kid. My mother was afraid to take me. — Terry Zwigoff

Most of the holiday movies I enjoy, like ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ don’t really involve Santa. — George Wendt

I think we’ve taken the meaning of Christmas out. People don’t stop and think about Jesus or the birth of Jesus. When they think of Christmas, they think of Santa Claus and – for the children, and they think of giving gifts and out-giving the next person of spending their time looking for the right thing for somebody who has everything. — Billy Graham

I started singing in coffeehouses when I was still in high school, in Santa Barbara. I took a job washing dishes and busing tables in the coffeehouse, so I could be there, and would beg permission to sing harmony with the guy who was singing onstage. That was the first time I ever got on a stage in front of people. — David Crosby

But we had Sean Carney and Brian Beckwith. We couldn’t afford another setter. He made a good choice going to Santa Barbara. He’s a nice player. — Tino Reyes

With big folks, either people think you look mean or it’s more of a jolly Santa Claus, ‘Oh, he’s just a pudgy little teddy bear pillow.’ — The Notorious B.I.G.

If it’s bad for the families, we’re going to be up (in Santa Fe) fighting it; if it’s good for the families, we’re going to be there supporting it, — Gary Johnson

One of the things I had a hard time getting used to when I came to California in ’78 was Santa Claus in shorts. — Dennis Franz

My dad founded the ‘Rancho Santa Fe Times’ and won a lot of journalism awards. — Chris Hillman

I just talked to a young lady, a freshman at Santa Barbara. She’s taking a course, and ‘Moneyball”s one of the required readings. This young lady could dream of one day becoming a general manager. — Billy Beane

Levi wanted to come into Santa Rosa and keep the jersey. And he showed everyone that he was going to do it. — Jackson Stewart

Just like Santa Claus, a farmer works all year on a commodity, and at the end of the year he gives it all away. — Ronald Dawson

Against expectations I was charmed by Gehry’s Edgemar development, which housed the Santa Monica Museum of Art, and positively awed by the Bilbao Guggenheim. That Gehry is a great artist I have no doubt, but talent and determination are no warrant against confusion, nor are they a guaranty to produce great art. — Leon Krier

Yahoo! is committed to renewable power as it helps support sustainable, healthy communities for our customers and employees. Santa Clara Green Power gives us the opportunity to work together with the community to reach our common goals. — Meg Garlinghouse

The only reason you’d want to own it is if you believe in Santa Claus. — James Fenkner

Physically he was the connoisseur’s connoisseur. He was a giant panda, Santa Claus and the Jolly Green Giant rolled into one. On him, a lean and slender physique would have looked like very bad casting. — Craig Claiborne

We did not expect to see you until next month. Santa Claus came early this year. — Michael Taylor

I was in the Pritikin Center in Santa Monica once, trying to lose 30 or 40 pounds in a month. I’d work… on a treadmill and with the weights, but it was driving me nuts. So I escaped. Tom Arnold picked me up and we went to Le Dome and had tons of desserts. — Chris Farley

For the seniors, this is an important part of their lives. We need to get ready to beat Santa Cruz. I don’t want this to be a distraction. I don’t tackle anyone. I don’t run, throw or block. — Craig Johnston

The real Santa Claus is at the mall. — Daniel Handler

Christmas movies, it’s a hard thing to do. The danger is you just end up with a Hollywood star with a Santa beard. You risk it being fake and cheesy and not real. — Peter Baynham

Dear Santa Claus, just a last note before you take off. I hope you have a nice trip. Don’t forget to fasten your seat belt. — Charles M. Schulz

I just discovered the Santa Monica flea market, every Sunday. I go weekly. There’s a lot of interesting things there. — April Bowlby

I crossed paths with a horse that happened to change my life. That horse is Game On Dude, and what a horse! He’s a soldier. Together we traveled the world. We won the Santa Anita Big Cap, Goodwood, almost won the Breeder’s Cup Classic; we won the San Antonio, Hollywood Gold Cup and the Californian. — Chantal Sutherland

When I work in San Francisco doing stand-up, I usually schedule it for July, and we’ll drive up the coast and camp in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Big Sur, and we’ll just camp our way up the coast, and then we’ll get to San Francisco and hang out there for four days. — Greg Fitzsimmons

When I was at Eloy Santa Cruz, we only had 23 kids, so you don’t have any choice but to use kids on both sides of the ball. But the more kids you can play, the more you keep them happy, motivated and their parents happy. — Jim Ewan

The only school that let me in was U.C. Santa Cruz, which is where I went. They didn’t have a journalism program, so I took sociology, which is the closest thing to journalism. — David Talbot

I think we have to believe in things we don’t see. That’s really important for all of us, whether it’s your religion or Santa Claus, or whatever. That’s pretty much what it’s about. — James Caan

The first sort of big present I remember getting from Santa Claus was quite a small telescope that I remember going into our backyard with my parents and figuring out how to assemble, and staring at the night sky, just for hours, with both of my parents. — Chelsea Clinton

I’m going to North Pole to help out Santa this year. — Jimmy Fallon

I love Santa Monica and Venice because I like the beach. I have a lot of friends in that area. — Denis Leary

God put Santa Claus on earth to remind us that Christmas is ‘sposed to be a happy time. — Bil Keane

I was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California, and the whole lifestyle revolves around the beach. My parents met surfing, and the beach was a major part of our daily lives. — Marisa Miller

He’s going to be involved with more in 2007. We haven’t outlined how we’re going to do that. But we want the smoothest transition possible. I’m sure the transition is more important than the title. He’s a great pick for what we’re doing. He believes in the community and Santa Cruz itself. We want to make it the best two years in Cabrillo College history. — Steve Cox

My own zigzag path through life led me back to Santa Cruz in the early Eighties, and I have revisited regularly since. The place hasn’t changed: head in the clouds, backside on the hills and feet in the ocean – one of the most decent and beautiful places on earth. — Clive Sinclair

What they have represented makes a win against them very special. We have tremendous respect for them. We also know that one win doesn’t make a statement. You have to do things over time. Santa Barbara’s the team that’s done it over time. — O. J. Simpson

My wife and I got to go onstage at a Flaming Lips concert at Webster Hall once. We dressed up like Scientology aliens and danced around. We had a shootout onstage with Santa Claus. — Bill Hader

If they’re sewer manholes they belong to the city of Santa Cruz and they can raise them. — Chris Schneiter

God wants your soul for all eternity. All Santa requires is cookies and milk… One night out of the year. Santa Claus… What a guy! — Paul Henderson

I worked in this bar called the Raincheck Room in the ’60s; it used to be over on Santa Monica Boulevard, and, y’know, it was a pretty hip place. Lots of actors hung out there. — Alex Rocco

The Italian Renaissance extends beyond food, of course. Just about every major Italian furniture designer now has a shop in Paris, and Le Bon Marche recently opened an outlet for Santa Maria Novella perfumes, elixirs and soaps from Florence on its ground floor. — Elaine Sciolino

He now seems to be moderating his view on foreign investors generally. He has met with the La Paz and Santa Cruz business sectors and given signs that he will respect private property. — Eduardo Gamarra

We made progress today before being hit with the third storm, which knocked power out to more customers. It’s been a huge impact. Earlier it was the Bay Area and northern counties that lost power, today it was the central coast in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, and in San Luis Obispo, more than 20,000 are without power. — Paul Moreno

I was Santa Claus in first year of primary school, our elementary’s school play, because I had most panache, that was probably why. I was 5. — James Frecheville

If you look at Christmas movies, there are certain things in them that lend themselves to a ‘Harold & Kumar’ movie. In particular, the more out-of-this-world things like Santa Claus and flying reindeer. — Hayden Schlossberg

I don’t think shock is the right word, but it’s fair to say there were some surprises based on the reporting that was coming out of Santa Maria and the decisiveness of the verdict. — Jim Bell

I brought him here because of his style. There is going to be a hot pace (in the Santa Anita Derby) and I knew he would run much better here. He needs a bigger track. — Bob Baffert

I’m the only one who still believes in Santa Claus! — Edith Piaf

I was pleased with our effort for three of the four games, but we weren’t happy with the third-place finish. We had one really poor game against Santa Margarita, but on that night they played very well and we did not. — Marcelo Enriquez

When I was in college, I wanted to be editor of ‘Reason’ when I grew up. It was an impractical ambition, especially since the magazine was located in Santa Barbara, way off any journalist’s normal career path. — Virginia Postrel

I was born in Santa Monica but brought up abroad so I don’t use English much. — Geraldine Chaplin

I am concerned about it with so many endangered species right in the Santa Barbara County area, — Lois Capps

I love big shrimp, like Japanese botan shrimp and the meaty ones from Santa Barbara, Calif. In classic Japanese cooking, shrimp like these would be dropped into a broth or boiled as served with sushi. But I think boiling dilutes their great flavor, and they are better when stir-fried. — Nobu Matsuhisa

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