christmas quotesChristmas is a special occasion for all Christians across the world. It is a special time, a season of love and gift giving, sharing funny moments and memorable quotes about the holiday.

This coming holiday, you can share meaningful quotes to express how you feel without wondering where to find a good quote for a friend or family member as this page has funny, famous, and short quotations that you can share to lift the people spirit and make them remember why Christmas is celebrated all over the world.

Christmas Quotes

The following are memorable quotations that you can share this christmas. Feel free to browse for the right quotes for your christmas card, christmas wallpaper, christmas invitations and many more.

Funny Christmas Quotes, Christmas Quotes Funny

Below are funny Christmas quotations that are sure to bring you a good laugh.


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


“My parents always said that knowledge was the best gift they could give me, probably because they were too cheap to buy me Christmas or Birthday presents.” – Jarod Kintz,


“The worst gift I was given is when I got out of rehab that Christmas; a bottle of wine. It was delicious.” – Craig Ferguson


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


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


“Money’s scarce
Times are hard
Here’s your fucking
Xmas card” ― Phyllis Diller

Funny Christmas Quotes for Cards

Funny Christmas Quotes for Cards

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


“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


“Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.” – Phyllis Diller

Christmas Quotes for Cards

Browse for the best Christmas quotes for cards, and make someone feel special this coming holiday.

 christmas quotes for cards

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.” – Agnes M. Pahro


“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


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


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


“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, Song of Years


“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


Merry Christmas Quotes

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“Christmas is not in tinsel and lights and outward show. The secret lies in an inner glow. It’s lighting a fire inside the heart. Good will and joy a vital part. It’s higher thought and a greater plan. It’s glorious dream in the soul of man.” – Wilfred Peterson

Merry Christmas Wishes Quotes

 “Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.” – Ruth Carter StapletonMerry Christmas Wishes Quotes


“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


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


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


“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


Christmas Greetings Quotes

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

Christmas Greetings Quotes

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

Christmas Quotes for Kids

The following are Christmas quotes for kids that you can share to your children this holiday.

christmas quotes for kids

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


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


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


Short Christmas Quotes

Short Christmas quotes are perfect for this coming Christmas holiday.


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


“Christmas, my child, is love in action.” – Dale Evans, American film actress, songwriter, and Wife of Roy Rogers.


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


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


“Always winter but never Christmas.” – C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe


“Its easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket.” – Craig Ferguson


“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, from American writer


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


Religious Christmas Quotes

“Yet as I read the birth stories about Jesus I cannot help but conclude that though the world may be tilted toward the rich and powerful, God is tilted toward the underdog.” – Philip Yancey


“What kind of Christmas present would Jesus ask Santa for?” – Salman Rushdie, Fury

Christmas Bible Quotes

Christmas Bible Quotes

“For unto us a child is born, onto us a son is given, and the government will be upon his shoulders. And his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” – Isaiah 9:6 KJV


“For God so Loved the World, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life.” – John 3:16 KJV


“And the angel said unto them, ‘Fear not: ‘Behold I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people, Unto you is born this day a Savior which is Christ the Lord.” – Luke 2:11

Christian Christmas Quotes

 “The only blind person at Christmastime is he who has not Christmas in his heart.” – Helen KellerChristian Christmas Quotes

“The Son of God became a man to enable men to become the sons of God” – C.S. Lewis.


“A Christian is one who makes it easier for other people to believe in God.” – E. Hewitt

Famous Christmas Quotes

The following are famous Christmas quotes that you can share to friends, and love ones near and far.

famous christmas quotes

“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, (1912-1992), American newscaster. ”


“He took the Who’s feast, he took the Who pudding, he took the roast beast. He cleaned out that ice box as quick as a flash. Why, the Grinch even took their last can of Who hash.” – Dr. Seuss, from How the Grinch stole Christmas


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


“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


“Thanksgiving was nothing more than a pilgrim-created obstacle in the way of Christmas; a dead bird in the street that forced a brief detour.” – Augusten Burroughs, from You Better Not Cry: Stories for Christmas


“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

Christmas Movie Quotes

Famous christmas movie quotes that you can use for your christmas cards.

“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. For a couple of hours out of the whole year we are the people that we always hoped we would be.” – Frank Cross, Scrooged

 Christmas Movie Quotes

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


“Oh, Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind … and that’s what’s been changing. That’s why I’m glad I’m here, maybe I can do something about it.” – Miracle on 34th Street


“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, from the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone


“Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more….” – Dr. Seuss, from the classic movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Charlie Brown Christmas Quotes

Below are famous Charlie Brown christmas quotes…

“Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?”

 Charlie Brown Christmas Quotes

“I know nobody likes me. Why do we have to have a holiday season to emphasize it?”


Quotes About Christmas

Check out my collection of quotes about Christmas for your greeting cards or whatever…

 quotes about christmas

“In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it ‘Christmas’ and went to church; the Jews called it ‘Hanukkah’ and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say ‘Merry Christmas!’ or ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ or (to the atheists) ‘Look out for the wall!” – Dave Barry


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


“The knowing is easy. It’s the doing that gives us trouble.” – Vannetta Chapman, from A Simple Amish Christmas


“Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer…. Who’d have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously? ” – Bill Watterson, from The Essential Calvin and Hobbes


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


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


“Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.” – G.K. Chesterton, from Brave New Family: G.K. Chesterton on Men and Women


“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, from The Polar Express


“At this time of year it’s easy to forget the true meaning of Christianity – the lies, the corruption, the abuse.” – Banksy


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


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


“If you desire to find the true spirit of Christmas and partake of the sweetness of it, let me make this suggestion to you. During the hurry of the festive occasion of this Christmas season, find time to turn your heart to God.” – Howard W. Hunter


“When did wishing someone a Merry Christmas become politically incorrect?” – Suzanne Woods Fisher, from A Lancaster County Christmas


“God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new and special meeting with God, when we allow his light and grace to enter deep into our soul.” – St. Josemaría Escrivá, from Christ Is Passing by


“I walked inside Macy’s and faced the pathetic spectacle of a department store full of shoppers, none of whom were shopping for themselves. Without the instant gratification of a self-aimed purchase, everyone walked around in the tactical stupor of the financially obligated.” – Rachel Cohn, from Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares


“I think commercialism helps Christmas and I think that the more capitalism we can inject into the Christmas holiday the more spiritual I feel about it ” – Craig Ferguson


“A man wrapped up in himself always suffocates. But his loved ones will forever hold in their hearts the memory of that Christmas.” – Bauvard, from Evergreens Are Prudish


“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, from Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience


“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!” – Charles Dickens


“Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given–when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.” – Joan Winmill Brown


“Christmas it seems to me is a necessary festival; we require a season when we can regret all the flaws in our human relationships: it is the feast of failure, sad but consoling.” – Graham Greene


“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 Christmas-time.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder


“Everyone wants a Christmas tree. If you had a Christmas tree Santa would bring you stuff! Like hair curlers and slut shoes.” – Janet Evanovich


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


“Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.” – Ronald Reagan


“I didn’t feel like buying him the jacket he asked for for Christmas, so I just got him a coat hanger with a sticky note attached that read, here’s something for you to hang your dreams on, pal.” – Jarod Kintz

Free Christmas Quotes

The following are more free christmas quotes that you can share to friends, love ones and family members this christmas season.

Christmas Quotes for Friends

Here are christmas quotes for friends to share, send or add to your homemade christmas cards.


“Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.”

 Christmas Quotes for Friends

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


“I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. 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. For this is still the time God chooses.”


“I send my thoughts afar, and let them paint your Christmas Day at home”


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

Family Christmas Quotes

 Family Christmas Quotes

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


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


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


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


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

Cute Christmas Quotes

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

Cute Christmas Quotes

Christmas Quotes and Sayings

I hope the christmas inspirational quotes and sayings below can inspire you this season of gift-giving.

Christmas Inspirational Quotes

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


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


“Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.”  – Ronald Reagan, US President

Romantic Christmas Quotes

Are you looking for romantic christmas quotes or the best best christmas quotes for your special someone, check out below quotations.

Best Christmas Quotes

No matter what I get for Christmas, you’re all I really need.

Best Christmas Quotes

Christmas Love Quotes

“Is as loving as can be

My heart is totally filled with things

That words alone can’t say,

This comes especially for you

With love on Christmas Day.”


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


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

Merry Christmas!!!

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