150 Christmas Quotes for A Special Holiday Season

Are you ready for Christmas this year? It is a time to feel the spirit of joy all around and enjoy the street filled lights and decorations as well as grasp the sense of the warmheartedness and love that surrounds us all. Despite the fact that it may be thought of as a time for kids to await that glimpse of Rudolph pulling the sleigh and Santa climbing down the chimney, it is adults who actually prepare, feel and are delighted to welcome this jolly period with loving family and friends.

Exceptional renowned personalities have expressed their feelings about this holiday and have shared their outlook with popular sayings that have travelled the world over. Famous statements of hope and inspiration that Christmas brings to our heart and soul have been said. So whether you’ve been bad or good this year, here you will find a wonderful variety of quotes you can use to convey season’s greetings, wishes and inspire through Instagram captions, the remarkable joy of this celebration.

Short Christmas Quotes for Cards

  • Christmas is not only where you find it; it’s what you make of it. Trina Schart Hyman
  • It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Edward Pola and George Wyle
  • Christmas is the day that holds all time together. Alexander Smith
  • The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! Will Ferrell
  • May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility. Mary Anne Radmacher
  • Christmas is forever, not for just one day.
    For loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away. Norman Wesley Brooks
  • Christmas is a whisper of peace and a sigh of hope on the lips of love. Richelle E. Goodrich
  • I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens
  • The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart; The secret anniversaries of the heart.  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. Norman Vincent Peale
  • Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever. Richelle E. Goodrich
  • Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first.  George Mathew Adams
  • At Christmas play and make good cheer,
    For Christmas comes but once a year. Thomas Tusser
  • Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind. Valentine Davies
  • It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.  W.T. Willis
  • Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts. Janice Maeditere
  • Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness. Mo Rocca
  • A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; It makes no noise at all, But softly gives itself away; While quite unselfish, it grows small. Eva K. Logue
  • Peace on earth will come to stay,
    When we live Christmas every day. Helen Steiner Rice
  • Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling. Edna Ferber
  • There’s something about a holiday that isn’t all about how much money you spend. Hilarie Burton
  • Maybe Christmas … doesn’t come from a store.  Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more! Dr. Seuss
  • Sometimes the best Christmas present is remembering what you’ve already got. Cathy Guisewite
  • A good conscience is a continual Christmas. Benjamin Franklin
  • Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality. Washington Irving
  • A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.  Garrison Keillor
  • A holiday gives one a chance to look backward and forward, to reset oneself by an inner compass. May Sarton
  • A holiday isn’t a holiday, without plenty of freedom and fun. Louisa May Alcott
Christmas quote to inspire you and maky you joyful.
Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling. Edna Ferber


Christmas quote.
The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving. James Cash Penney

Christmas Quotes for Friends

  • Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. Charles M. Schulz
  • For somehow, not only for Christmas, but all the long year through,
    The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you. Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
  • Faithful friends who are dear to us, gather near to us once more. Ralph Blane
  • Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. … It is forgetting self and finding time for others. Thomas S. Monson
  • Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. Peg Bracken
  • 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
  • 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
  • To me, that’s what’s important at Christmas. People. Family. Friends. A.C. Kret
  • 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
  • I love the fact that everybody slightly changes during the holidays. Most people are a little bit brighter and have a little bit more cheer around this time and are a little bit more giving, so I love that. Jordin Sparks
  • 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 Bagg Taber
  • There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.  Kahlil GIbran 
  • Christmas is the season when people run out of money before they run out of friends.  Larry Wilde
  • 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 is not about the lights, not about the presents, not about the food, but about being there for others, being a friend, loving someone whether they are family or not. S.E. Smith
Christmas quote to inspire you and give you food for thought.
He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. Roy L. Smith


Christmas quote to make you smile.
Love the giver more than the gift. Brigham Young

Family Christmas Quotes

  • At Christmas, all roads lead home. Marjorie Holmes
  • Christmas isn’t a parade or concert but a piece of home you keep in your heart wherever you go. Donna VanLiere
  • Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united. Norman Vincent Peale
  • Christmas is, of course, the time to be home — in heart as well as body. Garry Moore
  • 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
  • From home to home and heart to heart, from one place to another.
    The warmth of joy Christmas brings us closer to each other.  Emily Matthews
  • The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Burton Hills
  • It is always to me the warmth of the family, the friendship, the time when we got together, the time when we thought of others.  Margaret Thatcher
  • Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. Larry Wilde
  •  This is a season for millions of Americans to be together with family, to continue long-held holiday traditions, and to show our gratitude to those we love. President Barack Obama
  • This is as it should be, for Christmas is a holiday that we celebrate not as individuals nor as a nation, but as a human family. President Ronald Reagan
  • Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends. Margaret Thatcher
  • Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime. Laura Ingalls Wilder 
  • Christmas is a time for families. Dorothy Koomson
  • I send my thoughts afar, and let them paint your Christmas Day at home. Edward Rowland Sill
  • The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood. Richard Paul Evans 
  • Christmas works like glue, it keeps us all sticking together. Rosie Thomas
  • Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. Edith Sitwell
Short Christmas quote to inspire you.
Christmas is not only where you find it; it’s what you make of it. Trina Schart Hyman


Christmas bible verse for messages, wishes and emails.
Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!2 Corinthians 9:15

Best Christmas Quotes

  • Christmas is about all the other senses. I can smell Christmas, I can taste Christmas, and I can see and hear it. Jostein Gaarder
  • Heap on more wood! – the wind is chill;
    But let it whistle as it will,
    We’ll keep our Christmas merry still. Walter Scott
  • 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 is not a time or a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. President Calvin Coolidge
  • Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us. David Cameron
  • Gratitude is one of the greatest gifts you can give to others and, of course, to yourself. Oprah
  • 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
  • The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness. Helen Keller
  • Good news from heaven the angels bring,
    Glad tidings to the earth they sing:
    To us this day a child is given,
    To crown us with the joy of heaven.  Martin Luther
  • T’was the night before Christmas,
    when all through the house,
    not a creature was stirring,
    not even a mouse. Clement Clarke Moore
  • Christmas now surrounds us,
    Happiness is everywhere
    Our hands are busy with many tasks
    As carols fill the air. Shirley Sallay
  • Let us have music for Christmas…
    Sound the trumpet of joy and rebirth;
    Let each of us try, with a song in our hearts,
    To bring peace to men on earth. Mildred L. Jarrell


Funny Christmas Quotes

  • Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year. Victor Borge
  • I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can’t wait to exchange. Henny Youngman
  • There’s no experience quite like cutting your own live Christmas tree out of your neighbor’s yard. Dan Florence
  • There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus. Bob Phillips
  • Three phrases that sum up Christmas are: Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men, and Batteries not Included. Author Unknown
  • My husband’s idea of getting the Christmas spirit is to become Scrooge. Melanie White
  • Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard. Andy Borowitz
  • 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
  • Christmas is a magical time of year… I just watched all my money magically disappear. Unknown
  • Christmas sweaters are only acceptable as a cry for help. Andy Borowitz
  • 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
  • Whenever you give someone a present or sing a holiday song, you’re helping Santa Claus. To me, that’s what Christmas is all about. Helping Santa Claus! Louis Sachar
  • Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. Kin Hubbard
  • What I like about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with the present. Don Marquis
  • 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
  • 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.
  • I haven’t taken my Christmas lights down. They look so nice on the pumpkin. Winston Spear
  • I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, ‘toys not included.’ Bernard Manning
  • Christmas, here again. Let us raise a loving cup; Peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up. Wendy Cope


Christmas Love Quotes

  • Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen. Author unknown
  • The love came down at Christmas,
  • love oh lovely love divine.
  • Love was born at Christmas.
  • Star and angels gave the sign. Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. Dale Evans
  • Christmas is more than just December 25th. It’s a season of happiness, love, and anticipation… if you haven’t started celebrating yet, you’re LATE! Olivia Danchik
  • And, really, this is what Christmas is about: love, hope, and faith. In as much of an abundance as available. Abby Rosmarin
  • Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. Hamilton Wright Mabie
  • Love the giver more than the gift. Brigham Young
  • 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 most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most. Ruth Carter Stapleton
  • The thoughtfulness and goodwill messages from loved ones brighten my Christmas day. Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Sharing the holiday with other people, and feeling that you’re giving of yourself, gets you past all the commercialism. Caroline Kennedy

Inspirational Christmas Quotes

  • Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed. Ann Garnett Schultz
  • He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. Roy L. Smith
  • What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. Agnes M. Pahro
  • 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
  • Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white.’ Bing Crosby
  • In the midst of the shopping and the wrapping and the arranging of presents under your tree this Christmas, may you not forget the gifts you cannot yet hold in your hands. T.D. Jakes
  • Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance – each beautiful, unique, and gone too soon. Deborah Whipp
  • We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime. Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. Washington Irving
  • Christmas is not a myth, not a tradition, not a dream. It is a glorious reality. Billy Graham
  • 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


Christmas Bible Quotes

  • Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.  Romans 15:13
  • Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable Gift!  2 Corinthians 9:15
  • Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. James 1:17
  • Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call His name Immanuel. Is. 7:14
  • For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11
  • She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21
Christmas Bible quote to introduce you to the true spirit of Christmas.
She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21


Christmas bible verse for messages, mails and wishing.
And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 1 John 5:11
  • And being found in human form, he humbled himself. Philippians 2:8
  • And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people”. Luke 2:10


Religious Christmas Quotes

  • All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ. David Jeremiah
  • Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind;
    Teach us to be patient and always to be kind. Helen Steiner Rice
  • May the hope, the peace, the joy, and the love represented by the birth in Bethlehem this night fill our lives and become part of all that we say and do. Rev. Richard J. Fairchild
  • Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.  Phillips Brooks
Christmas quote to inspire you.
Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.  Phillips Brooks
  • You can never truly enjoy Christmas until you can look up into the Father’s face and tell Him you have received His Christmas gift. John R. Rice
  • God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving. If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it. Pope Francis
  • Mankind is a great, an immense family… This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.  Pope John XXIII
  • 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. Billy Graham
  • For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi
  • Into this world, this demented inn
    in which there is absolutely no room for Him at all,
    Christ comes uninvited. Thomas Merton
  • The birth of Jesus made possible not just a new way of understanding life but a new way of living it. Frederick Buechner
  • 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


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