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Christmas Quotes

What are the Best Christmas Quotes?

Christmas Quotes can be used for a variety of reasons, and it depends on who the quote is meant for as to which is best. 

For Christmas Cards to neighbours and acquaintances, many people tend to opt for Short Quotes, whereas messages to loved ones can be anything from funny to romantic – it really depends on the recipient. 

Here’s. List of the 100 Best Christmas Quotes…

Short Christmas Quotes

  • “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas” – Irving Berlin
  • “At Christmas, all roads lead home” – Marjorie Holmes
  • “For it is in giving that we receive” – Francis of Assisi
  • “Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind” – Valentine Davies
  • “Love the giver more than the gift” – Brigham Young
  • “It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air” – W.T. Ellis
  • “Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness” – Mo Rocca
  • “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling” – Edna Ferber
  • “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” – Edward Pola and George Wyle
  • “A good conscience is a continual Christmas” – Benjamin Franklin
  • “Christmas, my child, is love in action” – Dale Evans
  • “Christmas is the day that holds time together” – Alexander Smith
  • “The Christmas spirit – love – changes hearts and lives” – Pat Boone
  • “This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone” – Taylor Caldwell
  • “Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence” – Joan Mills
  • “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone” – Charles Schulz

Inspirational Christmas Quotes

  • “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 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
  • “Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed” – Ann Garnett Schultz
  • “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
  • “What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future” – Agnes M. Pahro
  • “Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance – each beautiful, unique, and gone too soon” – Deborah Whipp
  • “Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day” – Helen Steiner Rice
  • “There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child” – Erma Bombeck
  • “He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree” – Roy L. Smith
  • “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
  • “At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child” – Queen Elizabeth II

Funny Christmas Quotes

  • “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city” – George Burns
  • “The one thing women don’t want to find in their stockings on Christmas morning is their husband” – Joan Rivers
  • “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
  • “I thought it would be funny to stuff my kids’ Christmas stockings with actual stockings. I’ve never heard crying like that” – Conan O’Brien
  • “That’s the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me” – Jerry Seinfeld
  • “I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included” –  Bernard Manning
  • “Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard” – Andy Borowitz
  • “Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year” – Victor Borge
  • “The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live” – George Carlin
  • “Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas” – Johnny Carson
  • “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
  • “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” – Les Dawson

Christmas Quotes from Movies

  • “It’s all humbug, I tell you” – Ebeneezer Scrooge (A Christmas Carol)
  • “God bless us every one!” – Tiny Tim (A Christmas Carol)
  • “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear” – Will Ferrell aka Buddy (ELF)
  • “It’s Christmas Eve. It’s the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer, we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more” – Frank Cross (Scrooged)
  • “I Have A Machine Gun. Ho Ho Ho” — Han Gruber (Die Hard)
  • “Just once I’d like a regular, normal Christmas!” – John McClane (Die Hard 2)
  • “I believe, I believe, it’s silly, but I believe” – Susan Walker (Miricle on 34th Street)
  • “I’m not just a whimsical figure who wears a charming suit and affects a jolly demeanour. You know, I’m a symbol” –  Kris Kringle (Miricle on 34th Street)
  • “Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal” — Kevin McCallister (Home Alone)
  • “He should be at home with his family around his Christmas tree. Oh my God! I know where he is” – Kate McCallister (Home Alone 2)
  • “I’ll just be hanging around the mistletoe, hoping to be kissed” – Mia (Love Actually)
  • “But for now, let me say. Without hope or agenda. Just because it’s Christmas. And at Christmas you tell the truth. To me, you are perfect” – Mark (Love Actually)
  • “I want my house to be seen from space!” – Buddy (Deck The Halls)
  • “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see”  – The Conductor (The Polar Express)
  •  “I said, Next, goddamn it! This is not the DMV!” Willie (Bad Santa)
  • “Want cookies?  Want milk? Want me to fix you some sandwiches?” – Thurman Merman (Bad Santa)
  • “Can I refill your eggnog for you? Get you something to eat? Drive you out to the middle of nowhere and leave you for dead?” –  Clark Griswold (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation)
  • “I don’t know what to say, except it’s Christmas and we’re all in misery” – Ellen Griswold (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation)
  • “Just because you can’t see something, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist” – Charlie Calvin – (The Santa Clause)
  • “You want me to take the toys down the chimney into a strange house, IN MY UNDERWEAR?” – Scott Calvin – (The Santa Clause)
  • “Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant” – The Grinch
  • “No one should be alone on Christmas. – Cindy Lou Who (How the Grinch Stole Christmas)

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Romantic Christmas Quotes

  • “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone” – Charles M. Schulz
  • “Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas” – Peg Bracken
  • “Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts” – Janice Maeditere
  • “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love” – Hamilton Wright Mabie

Religious Christmas Quotes

  • “Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace” –  Pope Francis
  • “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
  • “All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ” – David Jeremiah
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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” – Pope Benedict XVI
  • “If Christmas is just a nice legend, in a sense you are on your own. But if Christmas is true, then you can be saved by grace” – Timothy Keller
  •  “The brightest Christmas ever was lit by a single star and swaddled in the most drab colours, but offered mankind the greatest gift of all…true and lasting love” –  Toni Sorenson

Christmas Quotes by Famous People

  • “Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive” – Stephen Fry
  • “I always don a Santa suit at Christmas. Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence” – John Lydon
  • “Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it White” – Bing Crosby
  • “Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us” – David Cameron
  • “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 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
  • “Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection” – Winston Churchill
  • “The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school” – Alice Cooper
  • “I love Christmas. I’m really sentimental about it. My parents made it awesome for us, and we were allowed to be kids for a long time” – Michael Buble
  • “Christmas to me is as many people as possible happy” – Tupac Shakur

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