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Christmas is the season of love and joy. Here you will find the best Christmas quotes and sayings that remind you of the true spirit and meaning of Christmas. Enjoy!

Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.

Charles Schulz

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

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!

Hamilton Wright Mabie

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

Mother Teresa

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

Bing Crosby

NEW Haven't you heard, dad? Christmas is a time for miracles.

"Falling for Christmas"

NEW We should learn the true Christmas lesson of gentle, thoughtful kindness to those we love and to all we meet in life's busy ways.

J.R. Miller

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

The giving of gifts is not something man invented. God started the giving spree when He gave a gift beyond words, the unspeakable gift of His Son?a gift that changed the world forever.

Robert Flatt

Christmas is a togethery sort of holiday.

Winnie the Pooh

Don't get caught up in the wrapping paper and forget that the gift of the Christmas season is simply love.

Toni Sorenson

If you want to experience the true meaning of Christmas, give something to someone who can offer nothing in return.

Toni Sorenson

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.

Buddy the Elf, "Elf"

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

When we remember a special Christmas, it is not the presents that made it special, but the laughter, the feeling of love, and the togetherness of friends and family that made that Christmas special.

Catherine Pulsifer

The true Christmas spirit is putting others' happiness before our own, and finding you've never known such happiness.

Toni Sorenson

Nothing seems to bring people together like Christmas.

Steven Dodrill

Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed.

Ann Garnett Schultz

So remember while December
Brings the only Christmas day,
In the year let there be Christmas
In the things you do and say.


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

Author unknown

Anything that inspires unselfishness makes for our ennoblement. Christmas does that. I am all for Christmas.

B. C. Forbes

More than 2,000 years ago, a child was born to two faithful travelers who could find rest only in a stable, among the cattle and the sheep. But this was not just any child. Christ's birth made the angels rejoice and attracted shepherds and kings from afar. He was a manifestation of God's love for us.

Barack Obama

Christmas is … a good time, a kind, forgiving, pleasant charitable time … when men and women open their shut-up hearts freely, and think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.

Charles Dickens "Christmas Carol"

I heard the bells on Christmas day
Their old familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet the words repeat
Of peace on earth, goodwill to men.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Under the tree one must feel full of love.

Tove Jansson "Sculptors Daughter"

Christmas is a time to expand our giving encompassing the friendless and needy ... near and far. Christmas is sharing.

Patricia Clafford

There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.

Mildred Cram and Adele Comandini

It amazes me that something that happened over 2000 years ago is still recognized today. The birth of Jesus Christ - the reason for Christmas.

Catherine Pulsifer

On Christmas morning, before we could open our Christmas presents, we would go to this stranger’s home and bring them presents. I remember helping clean the house up and putting up a tree. My father believed that you have a responsibility to look after everyone else.

George Clooney

Without Jesus, there is no Christmas; there is another celebration, but not Christmas.

Pope Francis

Do not forget this - Christmas is peaceful.

Tove Jansson

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

Carrie Fisher

Love came down at Christmas,
Love all lovely, Love Divine,
Love was born at Christmas,
Star and Angels gave the sign.

Christina Rossetti

Christmas is more than just presents, it's love and harmony.

Julie Hebert

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

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

Dr. Seuss

Christmas isn't about candy canes or lights all aglow, it's the hearts that we touch, and the care that we show.

"Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas"
(Walt Disney)

Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever.

Joel Osteen

Christmas is forever, not for just one day,
for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
The good you do for others is good you do yourself.

Norman Wesley Brooks
"Let Every Day Be Christmas"

The light of the Christmas star to you.
The warmth of home and hearth to you.
The cheer and goodwill of friends to you.
The hope of a child-like heart to you.
The joy of a thousand angels to you.
The love of the Son and God's peace to you.

Sherryl Woods
"An O'Brien Family Christmas"

We should try to hold on to the Christmas spirit, not just one day a year, but all 365.

Mary Martin

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

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Garry Moore

Christmas and the holidays are the season of giving. It’s a time when people are more kind and open-hearted.

Gisele Bundchen

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

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

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.

Peg Bracken

Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us - a time when we can look back on the year that has passed and prepare for the year ahead.

David Cameron

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

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

Burton Hillis

My first memory of singing, in general, was of a Christmas song. And then listening to Christmas music was really the first music I was ever connected to.

Christina Perri

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

Christmas is a spirit that flows from one heart to another. It is more precious than rubies and better than gold.

Agnes M. Pharo

Each sight, each sound of Christmas
And fragrances sublime
Make hearts and faces happy
This glorious Christmastime.

Carice Williams

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.

Bible, Luke 2:11-12 ESV

Christmas Day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.

Phillips Brooks

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 time to let your heart do the thinking.

Patricia Clafford

We should make the Yuletide season an occasion not merely for the giving of material things but an occasion for the giving of that which counts infinitely more ... the giving of self.

J. C. Penney

Late on a sleepy, star-spangled night, those angels peeled back the sky just like you would tear open a sparkling Christmas present. Then, with light and joy pouring out of heaven like water through a broken dam, they began to shout and sing the message that baby Jesus had been born. The world had a Savior! The prophecies from hundreds of years before had been fulfilled. The angels called it "Good News," and it was.

Larry Libby

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

Taylor Caldwell

For the present, look high, not low
Christmas was a gift itself many years ago
Christmas presents at the start
Was a gift from someone's heart
Christ is Christmas, that day is His
That's what Christmas presents is

Andy Williams "Christmas Present"
(Larry H. Brown, Keats Tyler)

May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope;
The spirit of Christmas which is peace;
The heart of Christmas which is love.

Ada V. Hendricks

Somehow, not only for Christmas
But all the long year through,
The joy that you give to others
Is the joy that comes back to you.

John Greenleaf Whittier

The finest Christmas gift is not the one that costs the most money, but the one that carries the most love.

Henry Van Dyke

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!

Bible, Luke 2:14 ESV

Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe. But maybe, by raising my voice I can help the greatest of all causes--goodwill among men and peace on earth.

Albert Einstein

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

Peace on earth will come to stay,
When we live Christmas every day.

Helen Steiner Rice

The heart of Christmas is not in the presents you give, but the love that you share.

Amanda White

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Christmas gift suggestions:
To your enemy, forgiveness.
To an opponent, tolerance.
To a friend, your heart.
To a customer, service.
To all, charity.
To every child, a good example.
To yourself, respect.

Oren Arnold

It isn't the size of the gift that matters, but the size of the heart that gives it.

Eileen Elias Freeman

Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold.

Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon

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

Helen Keller

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

Washington Irving

Christmas--that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. 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. Rundell

At Christmas, all roads lead home.

Marjorie Holmes

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


It is not even the beginning of Christmas unless it is Christmas in the heart.

Richard Roberts

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?

G. K. Chesterton

There seems a magic in the very name of Christmas.

Charles Dickens

Christmas is about a baby, born in a stable, who changed the world forever.

John Maxwell

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

Margaret Thatcher

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

Harlan Miller

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.

Garry Moore

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

Roy L. Smith

Sharing kindness at Christmas is good practice for the way we should be all the rest of the year.

Maria Fontaine

Mankind is a vast family with people of all races and creeds. Each Christmas, as we reflect on God’s love, we are reminded that we are brothers.

V. Kaskow

Selfishness makes Christmas a burden; Love makes it a delight.


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

Henry C. Link

The Christmas spirit--love--changes hearts and lives.

Pat Boone

It is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.

Mother Teresa

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

Mary Ellen Chase

There is no ideal Christmas; only the Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions.

Bill McKibben

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

The earth has grown old with its burden of care,
But at Christmas it always is young.

Phillips Brooks

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

W. T. Ellis

For the spirit of Christmas fulfills the greatest hunger of mankind.

Loring A. Schuler

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

Janice Maeditere

It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.

Charles Dickens

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

Charlotte Carpenter

Christmas living is the best kind of Christmas giving.

Henry Van Dyke

Of course, this is the season to be jolly, but it is also a good time to be thinking about those who aren't.

Helen Valentine

Christmas is the day that holds all time together.

Alexander Smith

The hinge of history is on the door of a Bethlehem stable.

Ralph W. Sockman

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

William Carey Jones

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, my child, is love in action ... When you love someone, you give to them, as God gives to us. The greatest gift He ever gave was the Person of His Son, sent to us in human form so that we might know what God the Father is really like! Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.

Dale Evans Rogers

Jesus was God’s gift to the world, not just for Christmas, but for every single day your whole life through and even beyond for all eternity, and for every need that you will ever have.

Maria Fontaine

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

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

Charles Dickens

Christmas is the time for looking ahead courageously through the gates of the swiftly approaching new year ... of resolving that the coming months will reflect a kinder, more forgiving and more selfless person than mirrored in the past.

Ellen V. Morgan

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 A. Peterson

Christ was born in the first century, yet He belongs to all centuries.
He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races.
He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries.

George W. Truett