ᐅ Best Christmas Quotes, Wishes and Inspiring Sayings

“Christmas is never over unless you want it to be… Christmas is a state of mind.”

"Christmas is never over unless you want it to be... Christmas is a state of mind.” ― Lauren Myracle

“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your

"Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ― Charles Dickens

 “At one time, most of my friends could hear the bell, but as years passed

"At one time, most of my friends could hear the bell, but as years passed, it fell silent for all of them. Even Sarah found one Christmas that she could no longer hear its sweet sound. Though I've grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe.” — The Polar Express

“In our joy, we think we hear a whisper. At first, it is too soft. Then only half heard.

"In our joy, we think we hear a whisper. At first it is too soft. Then only half heard. We listen carefully as it gathers strength. We hear a sweetness. The word is Peace. It is loud now. It is louder. Louder than the explosion of bombs." — Maya Angelou

“No one should be alone on Christmas.”

"No one should be alone on Christmas." — How the Grinch Stole Christmas

“Remember, George: No man is a failure who has friends.”

"Remember, George: No man is a failure who has friends." — It's a Wonderful Life

 “A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from

"A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year. These make a merry Christmas!” ― John Greenleaf Whittier

“At Christmas, you tell the truth.”

"At Christmas, you tell the truth." — Love Actually

“Haven’t you heard, dad? Christmas is a time for miracles.”

"Haven't you heard, dad? Christmas is a time for miracles." — Falling for Christmas

“I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the

"I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.” ― Norman Vincent Peale

“Into this climate of fear and apprehension, Christmas enters, Streaming lights of joy,

"Into this climate of fear and apprehension, Christmas enters, Streaming lights of joy, ringing bells of hope And singing carols of forgiveness high up in the bright air. The world is encouraged to come away from rancor, Come the way of friendship." — Maya Angelou

“Time cannot be packaged and ribboned and left under trees for Christmas morning.

"Time cannot be packaged and ribboned and left under trees for Christmas morning. Time can't be given. But it can be shared.” ― Cecelia Ahern

"I love snow for the same reason I love Christmas: It brings people together while time stands still. Cozy couples lazily meandered the streets and children trudged sleds and chased snowballs. No one seemed to be in a rush to experience anything other than the glory of the day, with each other, whenever and however it happened.” ― Rachel Cohn

“For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas

"For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.” ― Charles Dickens

“Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. ”

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

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple

"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

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas

"Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!” ― Dr. Seuss

 “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good

"There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” ― Charles Dickens

“Everyone loves Christmas movies.”

"Everyone loves Christmas movies." — A Hollywood Christmas

“Let’s get lit.” — Unknown

“You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger.”

“You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger.” — Robert Paul

“May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!”

“May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!” — Unknown

“Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it—you feel it. You know it. You believe it.”

“Christmas magic is silent. You don't hear it—you feel it. You know it. You believe it.” — Kevin Alan Milne

“A Christmas miracle is when your family doesn’t get into a single argument all day.”

"A Christmas miracle is when your family doesn’t get into a single argument all day.” — Melanie White

“’Tis the season to be jolly!” — “Deck the Halls”

“I believe… I believe… It’s silly, but I believe.”

“I believe… I believe… It’s silly, but I believe.” — Miracle on 34th Street

"Baby it's cold outside." — Dean Martin

“Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.”

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

“Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and

“Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind.” — Helen Steiner Rice

“Christmas is not just a time for festivity and merry-making. It is more than that

“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

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. But if the white runs out, I’ll drink the red.”

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. But if the white runs out, I’ll drink the red.” — Unknown

“Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.”

“Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.” — Unknown

“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness.To an opponent,

“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

“He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake. He knows when

“He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake. He knows when you’ve been bad or good, so be good, for goodness sake!” — “Santa Claus is Coming to Town"

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light. From now on your troubles will be out of sight.” – "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know. Where

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know. Where the treetops glisten and children listen, to hear sleigh bells in the snow.” – "White Christmas"

“Christmas Eve will find me, where the lovelight gleams. I’ll be home for Christmas

“Christmas Eve will find me, where the lovelight gleams. I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams.” – "I’ll be Home for Christmas"

“Were I a philosopher, I should write a philosophy of toys, showing

"Were I a philosopher, I should write a philosophy of toys, showing that nothing else in life need to be taken seriously, and that Christmas Day in the company of children is one of the few occasions on which men become entirely alive.” –Robert Lynd

“And when we give each other Christmas gifts in His name, let us remember that He has given us the sun and the moon and the stars, and the earth with its forests and mountains and oceans—and all that lives and move upon them.” ― Sigrid Undset

“Christmas was definitely the best thing ever, even better than pizza. But instead

“Christmas was definitely the best thing ever, even better than pizza. But instead of all her favorite toppings, Amitola was surrounded by all her favorite people.” ― Aishabella Sheikh

“The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.”

“The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” ― Richard Paul Evans

“The reality of loving God is loving him like he’s a Superhero who actually saved

“The reality of loving God is loving him like he's a Superhero who actually saved you from stuff rather than a Santa Claus who merely gave you some stuff.” ― Criss Jami

“If you want to experience the true meaning of Christmas, give something to someone

“If you want to experience the true meaning of Christmas, give something to someone who can offer nothing in return.” ― Toni Sorenson

“Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive

“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

“How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!”

“How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, His precepts!” ― Benjamin Franklin

“Christmas day is the children’s, but the holidays are youth’s dancing-time.”

“Christmas day is the children’s, but the holidays are youth’s dancing-time.” — Booth Tarkington

“It struck him that how you spent Christmas was a message to the world

“It struck him that how you spent Christmas was a message to the world about where you were in life.” — Nick Hornby

“Christmas is a together-y sort of holiday.”

"Christmas is a together-y sort of holiday.” -Winnie the Pooh

 “Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great,

"Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.” — Pindar

“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give

“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” — Dale Evans Rogers

“There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we’re here for

"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 forever, not for just one day. For loving, sharing, giving

“Christmas is forever, not for just one day. For loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away.” — Norman Wesley Brooks

“Christmas isn’t just a day—it’s a frame of mind.

"Christmas isn't just a day—it’s a frame of mind.” — Miracle on 34th Street

“‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a

"'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” — Clement Clarke Moore

"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

“I heard the bells on Christmas DayTheir old, familiar carols play, And wild and

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men!” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.”

"As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.” – Eric Sevareid

“Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.”

“Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.” — Unknown

“Even as an adult, I still find it hard to sleep on Christmas Eve.”

“Even as an adult, I still find it hard to sleep on Christmas Eve.” – Carrie Latet

 “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and

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

“There’s a certain magic that comes with the very first snow. For when the first snow is

“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

“My brother, little sister and I decorate the tree together, and every year we fight

“My brother, little sister and I decorate the tree together, and every year we fight over who gets to hang our handmade childhood decorations.” — Carly Rae Jepsen

“We count down the days, just to experience it nearly exactly as we always have.

“We count down the days, just to experience it nearly exactly as we always have. It is so comfortable, familiar and perfectly nostalgic that, frankly, we have no desire to improve upon it at all.” — Joanna Gaines

”Christmas and the holidays is the season of giving. It’s a time when people are

”Christmas and the holidays is the season of giving. It’s a time when people are more kind and open-hearted.” — Gisele Bundchen

“May your days be merry and bright.”

“May your days be merry and bright.” — White Christmas

“Christmas to me is as many people as possible happy.”

“Christmas to me is as many people as possible happy.” — Tupac Shakur

“May your hearth be warm, your holidays grand, and your heart held gently

“May your hearth be warm, your holidays grand, and your heart held gently in the good Lord's hand.” — Unknown

“Christmas can’t be bought from a store. Maybe Christmas means a little bit more.”

“Christmas can't be bought from a store. Maybe Christmas means a little bit more.” — Dr.Seuss

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

“Aren’t we forgetting the true meaning of Christmas? You know, the birth of Santa.” — Bart Simpson

“T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was

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

“Remembrance, like a candle, burns brightest at Christmastime.”

"Remembrance, like a candle, burns brightest at Christmastime." — Charles Dickens

"I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know.”— Irving Berlin

“Christmas works like glue. It keeps us all sticking together.”

"Christmas works like glue. It keeps us all sticking together.” — Rosie Thomas

“A joy that is shared is a joy made double.”

"A joy that is shared is a joy made double." — John Roy

"And so this is Christmas… what have you done?” — John Lennon

“‘One can never have enough socks,’ said Dumbledore. ‘Another Christmas

"'One can never have enough socks,’ said Dumbledore. ‘Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.’” — J. K. Rowling

“Walking in a winter wonderland.”

“Walking in a winter wonderland.” – “Winter Wonderland”

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

“The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.”

"The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much." — Henry David Thoreau

“Joy to the world, the Lord is come, let earth receive her King.”

“Joy to the world, the Lord is come, let earth receive her King.” – “Joy to the World”

“Guys, I’m eating junk and watching rubbish! You better come out and stop me!”

“Guys, I’m eating junk and watching rubbish! You better come out and stop me!” — 'Home Alone'

“Just because you can’t see something, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.”

“Just because you can’t see something, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.” — 'The Santa Clause'

“I suppose it all started with the snow. You see, it was a very special kind of snow.

“I suppose it all started with the snow. You see, it was a very special kind of snow. A snow that made the happy happier, and the giddy even giddier.” — 'Frosty the Snowman'

“Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas.”

“Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas.” — 'Christmas Vacation'

“I’ll just be hanging around the mistletoe, hoping to be kissed.”

“I’ll just be hanging around the mistletoe, hoping to be kissed.” — 'Love actually'

“I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all really. Maybe it just needs

“I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all really. Maybe it just needs a little love.” — 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

“If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that love is actually all around.”

“If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that love is actually all around.” — 'Love Actually'

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” — 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'

“Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.”

“Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.” — 'It’s a Wonderlife Life'

“Faith is beliving in things when common sense tells you not to.”

“Faith is beliving in things when common sense tells you not to.” — 'Miracle on 34th Street'

“Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.” — The Polar Express

“Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.” — The Polar Express“Rudolph, with your nose so bright, won’t you guide my sleigh tonight.” — 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer'

“Elf has become this big holiday movie, and I remember running around the streets

“Elf has become this big holiday movie, and I remember running around the streets of New York in tights saying, ‘This could be the last movie I ever make,’ and I could never have predicted that it’d become such a popular film.” — Will Ferrell

“I left Santa gluten-free cookies and organic soy milk and he put a solar panel in my stocking.”

“I left Santa gluten-free cookies and organic soy milk and he put a solar panel in my stocking.” — Unknown

“Three phrases that sum up Christmas are: Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men, and

“Three phrases that sum up Christmas are: Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men, and Batteries not Included.”

“Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money.”

“Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money.” — Unknown

“Christmas, here again. Let us raise a loving cup; Peace on earth, goodwill to men, and

“Christmas, here again. Let us raise a loving cup; Peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.” — Wendy Cope

“Did you ever notice that life seems to follow certain patterns? Like I noticed that

“Did you ever notice that life seems to follow certain patterns? Like I noticed that every year around this time, I hear Christmas music.” — Tom Sims

“I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a

“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 Christmas this year, try giving less. Start with less attitude. There’s more than

“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 give it back anyway!” — Anne Bristow

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

“That’s the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me.” — Jerry Seinfield

“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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

“Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame

“Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” — Washington Irving

“I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another.” — Carrie Fisher

“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves

"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

"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 is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values." — Thomas S. Monson

“Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.” — WJ Tucker

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

"We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice." — Pope Paul VI

"At this Christmas when Christ comes, will He find a warm heart? Mark the season of Advent by loving and serving the others with God's own love and concert." — Mother Teresa

"Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world." — C.S. Lewis

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill

"Christmas is not a time nor 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." — Calvin Coolidge

"My brothers and sisters, may the spirit of love which comes at Christmastime fill our homes and our lives and linger there long after the tree is down and the lights are put away for another year." — Thomas S. Monson

"Before we took down the tree each year, Dad would always say a prayer that we would be together the next Christmas. I cling to that prayer, which serves as a reminder that it's important to be grateful in the present for the people you love because, well, you never know." — Catherine Hicks

“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

"Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white.'" — Bing Crosby

“Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence.” — Joan Mills

“Christmas works like glue, it keeps us all sticking together.” — Rosie Thomas

“Christmas is not a story of hope. It is hope.” — Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold.” — Josephine Daskam Bacon

"Some Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago." — Tom Baker

“Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness.” — Mo Rocca

“There's nothing cozier than a Christmas tree all lit up.” — Jenny Han

"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store. — Dr. Seuss

“Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.” – Valentine Davies

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

“Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us

“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 Severeid

“Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl.

“Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart...filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.” — Bess Streeter Aldrich

“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. Randel

"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

“But I did know that nobody ever asked me what I wanted for Christmas. Had any adult with the power to fulfill my desires taken me seriously and asked me what I wanted, they would have known that I did not want to have anything to own, or to possess any object. I wanted, rather, to feel something on Christmas Day.” — Toni Morrison

"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…” — Taylor Caldwell

“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

"The thing about Christmas is that it almost doesn't matter what mood you're in or what kind of a year you've had - it's a fresh start." — Kelly Clarkson

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

“Remember, if Christmas isn't found in your heart, you won't find it under a tree.” — Charlotte Carpenter

“Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making

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

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

"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

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

“Christmas is a time when you get homesick — even when you're home.” — Carol Nelson

"For Christmas is tradition time — traditions that recall the precious memories down the years, the sameness of them all." — Helen Lowrie Marshall

"Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin—inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night.” — John J. Geddes

“Your children need your presence more than your presents.”

“Your children need your presence more than your presents.” — Jesse Jackson

"Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper, and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling reckless extravagance." — Tove Jansson

“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm

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

“Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.” -W.J. Tucker

“At Christmas, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.”

“At Christmas, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.” -Thomas Tusser

“Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle

"Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends." -Margaret Thatcher

“The joy of brightening other lives becomes for us the magic of the holidays.”

"The joy of brightening other lives becomes for us the magic of the holidays." -W.C. Jones

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others.”

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

“I wish we could put some of the Christmas spirits in jars and open a jar of it every month.” -Harlan Miller

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.”

"Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling." -Edna Ferber

"I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another." -Carrie Fisher

“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. Randel

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.”

"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind." -Calvin Coolidge

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

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

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day." -Andy Rooney

“Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance—each beautiful, unique, and gone too soon.” -Deborah Whipp

“Christmas is the season of joy, of gift-giving, and of families united.” -Norman Vincent Peale

“Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.” -Dr. Seuss

“Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold.” -Josephine Daskam Bacon

“Christmas is a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.”

“Christmas is a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” -Freya Stark

“The world has grown weary through the years, but at Christmas, it is young.”

“The world has grown weary through the years, but at Christmas, it is young.” -Phillips Brooks

“Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it white.” -Bing Crosby

“The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving.” -James Cash Penney

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

“Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.”

"Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart." -'The Polar Express'

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

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.”

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

"Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind." -Valentine Davies, 'Miracle on 34th Street'

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”

"It's the most wonderful time of the year!" -Edward Pola and George Wyle

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.”

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

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

“Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no

"Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we've no place to go, Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow." -'Let it Snow'

“Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.”

"Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see." -'The Polar Express'

“May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve.”

"May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve." -Anonymous

"Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling reckless extravagance." -Tove Jansson

“City sidewalks busy sidewalks dressed in holiday style the air there’s a feeling

"City sidewalks Busy sidewalks Dressed in holiday style In the air There's a feeling Of Christmas..." -'Silver Bells'

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”

"It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving." -Mother Theresa

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

"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..." -Taylor Caldwell

"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

"God goes to those who have time to hear him—and so on this cloudless night he went to simple shepherds." -Max Lucado

"For Christmas is tradition time— Traditions that recall The precious memories down the years, The sameness of them all." -Helen Lowrie Marshall

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

"As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year." -David Grayson

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

"I love the Christmas tide, and yet, I notice this, each year I live; I always like the gifts I get, But how I love the gifts I give!" -Carolyn Wells

"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

"Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy; who gives himself by thought or word or deed in every gift that he bestows." -Edwin Osgood Grover

"Some Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago." -Tom Baker

“Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light

"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 is the day that holds all time together." -Alexander Smith

"Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard, or too sad when you've got a Christmas tree in the living room." -Nora Roberts

"Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin—inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night." -John J. Geddes

“If my Valentine you won't be, I'll hang myself on your Christmas tree.” -Ernest Hemingway

“The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine

“The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.” -Louisa May Alcott

“Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.” -G.K. Chesterton

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

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

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

“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

“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

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

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

“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

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

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

“There’s no experience quite like cutting your own live Christmas tree out of your neighbor’s yard.” – Dan Florence

“For it is in giving that we receive.” – Francis of Assisi

“Christmas, my child, is love in action.” – Dale Evans

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.”

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” – Benjamin Franklin

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” – Edward Pola and George Wyle

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

“Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness.” – Mo Rocca

“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.”

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

“Love the giver more than the gift.”

“Love the giver more than the gift.” – Brigham Young

“Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.” – Valentine Davies

“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

“All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ.” – David Jeremiah

“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

“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

“Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable Gift.”

“Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable Gift.” – 2 Corinthians 9:15

“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

“Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white.’” – Bing Crosby

“We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at

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

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.”

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

“Peace on earth will come to stay when we live Christmas every day.”

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

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

“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future.”

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

“Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed.”

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

“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

“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

“When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things

“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

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

“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

“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”

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

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

“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

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

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.”

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” – Marjorie Holmes

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

“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 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

“I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story.

“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

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”

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

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”

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

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

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

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.”

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

“Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality.”

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