Christmas words are the best, and here are some of our favorite Christmas quotations! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all your friends at ProEdit!
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
— Norman Vincent Peale
Christmas is a time when you get homesick — even when you’re home.
— Carol Nelson
He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
— Roy L. Smith
I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to 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 is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year — and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority.
— W.J. Cameron
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
— Burton Hillis
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
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, The Pickwick Papers
There has been only one Christmas — the rest are anniversaries.
— W.J. Cameron
‘Twas Christmas broach’d the mightiest ale;
‘Twas Christmas told the merriest tale;
A Christmas gambol oft could cheer
The poor man’s heart through half the year.
— Walter Scott
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
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
May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!
— Author Unknown
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
— Charles Dickens
Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
— Larry Wilde, The Merry Book of Christmas
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
Isn’t it funny that at Christmas something in you gets so lonely for — I don’t know what exactly, but it’s something that you don’t mind so much not having at other times.
— Kate L. Bosher
At Christmas, all roads lead home.
— Marjorie Holmes
Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish. Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself.
— Francis C. Farley
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.
— W.T. Ellis
For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.
— W.J. Ronald Tucker
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 (U.S. design engineer, 1923–2002)
“Let Every Day Be Christmas,” 1976
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
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!
— Hamilton Wright Mabie
Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.
— Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby
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
I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.
— Harlan Miller
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
— Alexander Smith
From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it.
— Katharine Whitehorn
In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it “Christmas” and went to church; the Jews called it “Hanukka” and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say “Merry Christmas!” or “Happy Hanukka!” or (to the atheists) “Look out for the wall!”
— Dave Barry, “Christmas Shopping: A Survivor’s Guide”
That love weighs more than gold!
— Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon
I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays — let them overtake me unexpectedly — waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself: “Why, this is Christmas Day!”
— David Grayson
A Christmas candle is a lovely thing;
It makes no noise at all,
But softly gives itself away.
— Eva Logue
Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.
— Janice Maeditere
“It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!… Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!”
— Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.
— Author Unknown
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, Calvin & Hobbes
Only in souls the Christ is brought to birth,
And there He lives and dies.
— Alfred Noyes
For the spirit of Christmas fulfils the greatest hunger of mankind.
— Loring A. Schuler
This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.
— Taylor Caldwell
Tradition: sit with husband in a room lit only by tree lights and remember that our blessings outnumber the lights. Happy Christmas to all.
— Betsy Cañas Garmon
At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year
— Thomas Tusser
Christmas is for children. But it is for grown-ups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts.
— Lenora Mattingly Weber
Sing hey! Sing hey!
For Christmas Day;
Twine mistletoe and holly.
For a friendship glows
In winter snows,
And so let’s all be jolly!
– Author Unknown
The message of Christmas is that the visible material world is bound to the invisible spiritual world.
— Author Unknown