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Christmas Quotes
Christmas Quotes

Christmas Quotes

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

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

“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 season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. ”

― Washington Irving

“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

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

― Larry Wilde

The message of Christmas is that the visible material world is bound to the invisible spiritual world.


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

― Mary Ellen Chase

 Christmas brings enormous electric bills. Candles are used for Hanukkah. Not only are we spared enormous electric bills, but we get to feel good about not contributing to the energy crisis.


Christmas to me is as many people as possible happy.

 Tupac Shakur

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

— Laura Ingalls Wilder

“I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a a note on it saying, toys not included.”

― Bernard Manning

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

– Edna Ferber.

Christmas is a time to open our hearts to God and his gifts. Just like the rest of the year.


Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness.

Mo Rocca

 “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

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

– Winston Churchill.

“For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.”

— William Jewett Tucker

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

— W.T. Ellis

“Christmas is filled with joy and laughter, but love is the foundation that inspires it all.”

― Wayne Chirisa

Finding the real joy of Christmas comes not in the hurrying and the scurrying to get more done, nor is it found in the purchasing of gifts. We find real joy when we make the Savior the focus of the season.

Thomas S. Monson

“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

“So every year when Christmas comes, I realize a new, the best gift life can offer is having friends like you.”

— Helen Steiner Rice

“This is Christmas – the season of perpetual hope.”

— Catherine O’Hara

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

― Garrison Keillor

“They err who think Santa Claus comes down the chimney: he really enters through the heart.”

— Paul M. Ell.

“For the spirit of Christmas fulfils the greatest hunger of mankind.”

– Loring A. Schuler

For children, Christmas is anticipation. For adults, Christmas is memory.

Eric Sevareid

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

— Agnes M. Pahro

“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing other’s loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas.”

— William Carey Jones

 Christmas reminds us that God is with us. It is a reminder and a chance to accept the gift of divine Love that He offers everyone.


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

― Taylor Caldwell

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

The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.

Alice Cooper

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

— Helen Steiner Rice

Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.

Pope Francis 

“This is Christmas: not the tinsel, not the giving and receiving, not even the carols, but the humble heart that receives anew the wondrous gift, the Christ.”

Frank McKibben

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.”

— Benjamin Franklin

“There’s something about a Christmas sweater that will always make me laugh.”

— Kristen Wiig

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

— Dr. Seuss

“The spirit of Christmas is a sweet, internal peace that testifies of the power of kindness and charity.”

― Richelle E. Goodrich

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

— Roy L. Smith

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

— Charles M. Schulz

“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 is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered.

— Phyllis Diller

Christmas really is about all the cliches: health, happiness and love. A future with my family is the important thing… to stay alive for them. 

Sylvie Meis

“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 spirit of giving without a thought of getting. 

— Thomas S. Monson

“Christmas can be the end of emptiness and waywardness; The beginning of happiness and purposefulness.”

— William Arthur Ward

“Christmas is the spirit of love, peace and goodwill to all Humankind. It is within the reach of every heart and hand.”

― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Christmas is not only where you find it; it’s what you make of it.”

— Trina Schart Hyman

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

― Thomas Tusser

“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

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

— Bob Hope

“Love the giver more than the gift.”

– Brigham Young

 There are no strangers on Christmas Eve. 

Adele Comandini

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

― Dale Evans Rogers

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

— Janice Maeditere

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

— Valentine Davies, Miracle on 34th Street

“I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another.”

— Carrie Fisher

“Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.”

— Stephen Fry

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

Matt Groening

Christmas is all about festivity, family, being together, reading stories and entertaining one another.

Spencer Matthews

Christmas is, of course, the time to be home – in heart as well as body.

Garry Moore

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

― Charles Dickens

No matter how carefully you stored the lights last year, they will be snarled again this Christmas. 

Robert Kirby

Christmas is forever, not for just one day, for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away

― Norman Wesley 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

“Mankind is a great, an immense family… This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.”

― Pope John XXIII

“An ounce of goodness everyday, Can soothe the heart in many ways, An ounce of goodness ‘just because’ Don’t wait until Christmas to be Santa Claus.”

Charmaine J. Forde

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

― Bing Crosby

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

— Dr. Seuss

“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

“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each other’s burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas.” 

— W.C. Jones

Giving is a really big thing around Christmas, as well it should be. Christmas is about giving, and it all stems from the greatest gift the world has ever received – the gift of Jesus Christ.

Monica Johnson

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”

— Norman Vincent Peale

“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

“Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united.”

Norman Vincent Peale.

“The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood”

― Richard Paul Evans

“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

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

― Eric Sevareid

Christmas is a great time to recommit to each other and our communities.

James Lankford

“Christmas is not just a day, an event to be observed and speedily forgotten. It is a spirit which should permeate every part of our lives.”

— William Parks

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.”

— Marjorie Holmes

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

― Harlan Miller

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

Deborah Whipp

Christmas is the day that holds all time together.

Alexander Smith

Christmas albums are not something you do frequently.

Isaac Hanson

“Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year – and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority. ”

― W.J. Cameron

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

— Margaret Thatcher

“To celebrate the heart of Christmas is to forget ourselves in the service of others.”

— Henry C. Link

“The only real blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.”

— Helen Keller

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

― Joan Mills

May the Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love and your life with laughter.

Marjorie Holmes

“Open your presents at Christmas time but be thankful year round for the gifts you receive.”

– Lorinda Ruth Lowen

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

— Burton Hillis

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

— Unknown

“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 relieving those of yesterday.”

— Gladys Taber

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

― Richelle E. Goodrich

“Christmas is about goodness and humbleness. It is about thinking of others and trying to bring them joy.”

― Nadine Sadaka Boulos

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

― G.K. Chesterton

“Christmas is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.”

― Freya Stark

“The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!”

― Charles N. Barnard

 “Christmas now surrounds us, Happiness is everywhere. Our hands are busy with many tasks as carols fill the air.”

—Shirley Sallay 

“Christmas is a holiday that we celebrate not as individuals nor as a nation, but as a human family.”

— Ronald Reagan

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

— Kevin Alan Milne

Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving. Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday.

John Clayton

“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

“Christmas is a time when you get homesick-even when you’re home.”

― Carol Nelson

However much of Christmas giving, the real Christmas must be first in the heart.


“In the spirit of the Christmas season I’m delivering a gift to the mining industry.”

 ― Bruce Babbitt

“Memories and magic is what Christmas is all about.” 

― Lynn Johnston

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

― Hamilton Wright Mabie

“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

“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 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


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