50+ Best Family Christmas Quotes You Must See

We have many different traditions, customs, and games we play that are unique to our family. While some cultures and regions may share a few traditions, there are also many to learn and embrace as we are exposed. Merry Christmas quotes about family will help you remember what you’re really celebrating and get you in the holiday spirit.

If you’re searching for loving quotes about family that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of parents love quotes, heartfelt Father’s Day quotes, and famous motherhood quotes.

Most Famous Family Christmas Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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There are 17 more shopping days until Christmas. So, guys, that means 16 more days till we start shopping, right? Conan O’Brien

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

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

There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas. Robert Staughton Lynd

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

I get a little behind during Lent, but it comes out even at Christmas. Frank Butler

Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and receipts for all major purchases. Bridger Winegar

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

I haven’t taken my Christmas lights down. They look so nice on the pumpkin. Winston Spear

At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional. Robert Godden

This holiday season, no matter what your religion is, please take a moment to reflect on why it’s better than all the other ones. Guy Endore Kaiser

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

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

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My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we’re having a change. We’re going to let her in. Leslie ‘Les’ Dawson, Jr.

The principal advantage of the non-parental lifestyle is that on Christmas Eve you need not be struck dumb by the three most terrifying words that the government allows to be printed on any product: ‘Some assembly required.’ John Leo

Christmas now surrounds us, Happiness is everywhere Our hands are busy with many tasks As carols fill the air. Shirley Sallay

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

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

I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, ‘toys not included.’ Bernard Manning

What I like about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with the present. Don Marquis

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

I hate the radio this time of year because they play “All I Want For Christmas Is You” like, every other song. And that’s just not enough. Bridger Winegar

Adults can take a simple holiday for Children and screw it up. What began as a presentation of simple gifts to delight and surprise children around the Christmas tree has culminated in a woman unwrapping six shrimp forks from her dog, who drew her name. Erma Bombeck

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

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

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Inspirational Family Christmas Quotes

The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other. Johnny Carson

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

I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can’t wait to exchange. Henny Youngman

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

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

That’s the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me. Jerry Seinfeld

Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. Lenore Hershey

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

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

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

For Christmas this year, try giving less. Start with less attitude. There’s more than enough of that in the world as it is – and people will usually just give it back anyway! Anne Bristow

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

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

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph. Shirley Temple

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

Aren’t we forgetting the true meaning of Christmas. You know, the birth of Santa? Matt Groening

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

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