45 Quotes About Christmas

Christmas is a time for gatherings with friends and family, reflection on the year passed, and celebration of the holiday season. It’s also a time for exchanging gifts, enjoying festive foods and drinks, and spending special moments with those we love.whether religious or not, Christmas is an occasion that stirs up a lot of emotions in people. Here are 45 quotes about Christmas to inspire you this holiday season. Merry Christmas!

Quotes About Christmas

1. 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

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

3. The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live. – George Carlin

4. Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store. – Dr. Seuss

5. A good conscience is a continual Christmas. – Benjamin Franklin

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

7. Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home! – Charles Dickens

8. 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 K. Chesterton

9. 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

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

11. The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reasons. They couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin. – Jay Leno

12. Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart. – Freya Stark

13. What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. – Phyllis Diller

14. 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

15. Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. – Washington Irving

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

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

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

19. If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. – Bob Hope

20. 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

21. 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

22. Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip. – Gary Allan

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

24. I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up – they have no holidays. – Henny Youngman

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

26. Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log. – Ellen DeGeneres

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

28. At Christmas, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it’s coming. – Nicholas Lea

29. 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

30. To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year. – E. B. White

31. Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise. – Karl Rahner

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

33. I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season. – Ashley Tisdale

34. As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too. – Clement Clarke Moore

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

36. 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

37. Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles. – Edwin Louis Cole

38. The real evidence for Jesus and Christianity is in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practicing Christians. – Lionel Blue

39. Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection. – Pindar

40. 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

41. The Christian faith can never be separated from the soil of sacred events, from the choice made by God, who wanted to speak to us, to become man, to die and rise again, in a particular place and at a particular time. – Joseph Ratzinger

42. The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts. – David Friedrich Strauss

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

44. Santa is our culture’s only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It’s a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old, and that’s a pity. – Chris Van Allsburg

45. 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

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