148+ Best Christmas Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Christmas Quotes

Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts. – Janice Maeditere

At Christmas, all roads lead home. – Marjorie Holmes

Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united. – Norman Vincent Peale

It was the afternoon of Christmas Eve and Scrooge was conscious of a thousand odors, each one connected with a thousand thoughts and hopes and joys and cares long, long forgotten. – Gonzo, The Muppet Christmas Carol

We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup. – Buddy, Elf

Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever. – Richelle E. Goodrich

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. – Charles Dickens

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. – Norman Vincent Peal

Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving. – B. C. Forbes

Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. – Kin Hubbard

Do give books religious or otherwise for Christmas.

They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. – Lenore Hershey

Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice. – Dave Barry

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree.

In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. – Larry Wilde

Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so.– Stephen Leacock

I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another, it’s about the Christian ethic, it’s about kindness. – Carrie Fisher

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.– Mary Ellen Chase

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. – Roy L. Smit

Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand. – Dr. Seuss

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace. – Agnes M. Pharo

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality. – Washington Irving

The only blind person at Christmas-time is he who has not Christmas in his heart. – Helen Keller

I like smiling, smiling’s my favorite. – Buddy the Elf

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. – Calvin Coolidge

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. – Andy Rooney

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. – Burton Hills

The only thing you need to worry about is where you’re going to buy your sweaters after the circus pulls out of town. – The Santa Clause

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. – Will Ferrell

Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect. – Oren Arnold

Don’t let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.– Taylor Caldwell

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. – Norman Vincent Peale

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. – Mary Ellen Chase

Are you willing to believe that love is the strongest thing in the world stronger than hate, stronger than evil, stronger than death and that the blessed life which began in Bethlehem nineteen hundred years ago is the image and brightness of the Eternal Love? Then you can keep Christmas. – Henry Van Dyke

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love. – Lucinda Franks

One thing I love about Christmas music is that it has a tradition of warmth.– Zooey Deschanel

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.– Benjamin Franklin

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. – Bob Hope

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. – Hamilton Wright Mabie

I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays – let them overtake me unexpectedly – waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself: ‘Why, this is Christmas Day!’ – David Grayson

Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. – Charles M. Schulz

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. – Peg Bracken

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. – Dale Evans

Right within your heart. – Meredith Willson

Christmas is the day that holds all time together. – Alexander Smith

It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you…yes, it is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand. – Mother Teresa

I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent. For this is still the time God chooses. – Taylor Caldwell

I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending. – Fred Rogers

The very purpose of Christ’s coming into the world was that He might offer up His life as a sacrifice for the sins of men. He came to die. This is the heart of Christmas. – Rev. Billy Graham

Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect. – Oren Arnold

Christmas Day is in our grasp, as long as we have hands to clasp! Christmas Day will always be, just as long, as we have we! Welcome Christmas while we stand, heart to heart, and hand in hand!" –Dr. Seuss

Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts. – Janice Maeditere

At Christmas, all roads lead home. – Marjorie Holmes

T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. – Clement Clarke Moore

Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling. – Edna Ferber

Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fellow men should prevail over all hatred and bitterness, a time when our thoughts and deeds and the spirit of our lives manifest the presence of God. – George F McDougall

Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday. – Gladys Tabor

Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish. Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself. – Francis C. Farley

The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung. – Phillips Brooks

Christmas is forever, not for just one day, for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf. The good you do for others is good you do yourself. – Norman W Brooks

It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. – W.T. Ellis

Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard.– Andy Borowitz

Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.– Victor Borge

My husband’s idea of getting the Christmas spirit is to become Scrooge.– Melanie White

Do you know why so many people love Jesus? Without Jesus, no Christmas.– Melanie White

I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month. – Harlan Miller

Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us. – David Cameron

We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill

At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year. – Thomas Tusser

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. – Garrison Keillor

Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first. – George Mathew Adams

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. – Garrison Keillor

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love! – Hamilton Wright Mabie

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that? – Bob Hope

Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we’re here for something else besides ourselves. – Eric Sevareid

Christmas: the only time of year you can sit in front of a dead tree eating candy out of socks. – Anonymous

Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. – Phyllis Diller

Three Wise WOMEN would have asked directions, arrived on time, helped deliver the baby, bought practical gifts, cleaned the stable, made a casserole, and there would be peace on earth! – Anonymous

Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas. – Stephen Graham Jones

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. – Larry Wilde

“Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen. – Author unknown

At its best, Christmas is a mirror in which we see reflected the very best life can be. Where we see ourselves moved by generosity, inspired by hope, and uplifted by love, not only for ourselves but for the whole evolving universe. – Bruce Sanguin

I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month. – Harlan Miller

Christmas Eve, a perfect night to express affection for your family, to forgive those who failed you, and to forget past mistakes. – Unknown

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. – Burton Hillis

From home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas, brings us closer to each other. – Emily Matthews

As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same. – Donald E. Westlake

Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both. – Phillips Brooks

Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words. – Harlan Miller

Christmas is a time when you get homesick – even when you’re home. – Carol Nelson

May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas eve. – Anonymous

Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from the store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more! – The Grinch, by Dr Seuss

Christmas is a spirit that flows from one heart to another. It is more precious than rubies and better than gold. – Agnes M. Pharo

It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters, it’s who is around it. – Anonymous

Christmas Prayer: Guardian angel pure and bright, please lead Santa here tonight. – Unknown

Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever. – Richelle Goodrich

Christmas is a time to expand our giving encompassing the friendless and needy … near and far. Christmas is sharing. – Patricia Clafford

Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most. – Ruth Carter Stapleton

Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it – You feel it. You know it. You believe it. – Kevin Alan Milne

Christmas isn’t about candy canes or lights all aglow, it’s the hearts that we touch, and the care that we show. – Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

The Christmas spirit–love–changes hearts and lives. – Pat Boone

Love is what is in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen. – Anon

Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It’s discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values. – Thomas S. Monson

Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. – Dale Evans

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection. – Winston Churchill

Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles. – Anonymous

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. – Hamilton Write Mabie

Love the giver more than the gift. – Brigham Young

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. – Dale Evans

Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. – Charles Schulz

Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words. – Harlan Miller

Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, Love Divine, Love was born at Christmas, Star and Angels gave the sign. – Christina Rossetti

Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given – -when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes. – Joan Winmill Brown

Christmas waves a magic wand over the world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. – Norman Vincent Peale

When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness. – Bob Hope

As we give presents at Christmas, we need to recognize that sharing our time and ourselves is such an important part of giving. – Gordon B. Hinckley

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. – Peg Bracke

Christmas is Family, Friends, Hope, Joy, Memories, Peace and Love. – Author Unknown

At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year – Thomas Tusser

It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. – W. T. Ellis

I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. – Charles Dickens

Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, Love Divine; Love was born at Christmas; Star and angels gave the sign. – Christina Rossetti

The Christmas tree is a symbol of love, not money. There’s a kind of glory to them when they’re all lit up that exceeds anything all the money in the world could buy. – Andy Rooney

When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs? – Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Christmas – that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance ? a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved. – Augusta E. Rundel

For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home. – W. J. Tucker

Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed. – Ann Garnett Schultz

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love. – Lucinda Franks

Christmas is not just a time for festivity and merry making. It is more than that. It is a time for the contemplation of eternal things. The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving. – J. C. Penney

Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen. – Author unknown

Christmas is not just a time for festivity and merry making. It is more than that. It is a time for the contemplation of eternal things. The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving. – J. C. Penney

Mankind is a great, an immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas. – Pope John XXIII

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. – Agnes M. Pahro

When we recall Christmas past we usually find that the simplest things, not the great occasions, give off the greatest glow of happiness. – Bob Hope

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. – Roy L. Smith

For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home. – W. J. Tucker

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. – Calvin Coolidge

The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things. – Thomas S. Monson

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance – each beautiful, unique, and gone too soon. – Deborah Whipp

Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see. – The Conductor, Polar Express

Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day. – Helen Steiner Rice

There’s a certain magic that comes with the very first snow. For when the first snow is also a Christmas snow, well, something wonderful is bound to happen. – Frosty the Snowman (1969)

That’s what Christmas memories are made from, they’re not planned, they’re not scheduled, nobody puts them in their blackberry, they just happen – Deck the Halls (2006)

Christmas is just about my favorite time. Ever since i was a little kid, i always felt like it was my own personal holiday – Ernest saves Christmas (1988)

Just because you can’t see the air doesn’t keep you from breathing. And just because you can’t see God doesn’t keep you from believing. – Jeremiah, The Preacher’s Wife

We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime. – Laura Ingalls Wilder

It is the personal thoughtfulness, the warm human awareness, the reaching out of the self to one’s fellow man that makes giving worthy of the Christmas spirit. – Isabel Currier

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