49 Christmas Quotes and Sayings


For all of you celebrating Christmas, here is a collection of quotes and sayings to make you laugh, think, or remember. For those not celebrating Christmas, you may still enjoy some of the thoughts and sayings here.  Enjoy the season!

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


Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas. –Johnny Carson


I stopped believing in Santa when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph. –Shirley Temple


The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world and people keep sending it to each other. –Johnny Carson


We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup. –Buddy the Elf


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


I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note saying: “Toys not included!” –Bernard Manning


A good conscience is a continual Christmas. –Ben Franklin


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


Pets, like their owners, tend to expand a little over the Christmas period. –Frances Wright


One of the nice things about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with a present. -Unknown


Love the giver more than the gift. –Brigham Young


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


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


The real Santa Claus is at the mall. –Lemony Snicket


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


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


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


Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. -Normal Vincent Peale


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


The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value. Charles D Warner


The only blind person at Christmastime is he who has not Christmas in his heart. –Helen Keller


Glory to God in the highest, and on earth, peace, good will toward men. -Luke 2:14


There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. –Erma Bombeck


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

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


I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know. –Irving Berlin


This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone. Taylor Caldwell


Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more. –Dr. Seuss


You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger. –Robert Paul


Always winter but never Christmas. –CS Lewis


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.  -Chris Van Allsburg


Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it. -Richard Lamm


Christmas is a time when you get homesick-even when you’re home.” – Carol Nelson


And so this is Christmas…what have you done? –John Lennon


And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the Inn. Luke 2:7


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


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


There has been only one Christmas. The rest are anniversaries. –WJ Cameron


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


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


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


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


It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you. –Mother Teresa


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


Remember, if Christmas is found in your heart, you won’t find it under a tree. –Charlotte Carpenter


At Christmas, all roads lead home. –Majorie Holmes


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


I’ll be home for Christmas. You can count on me. -Bing Crosby



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