Christmas Quotes: 21 Inspirational Sayings To Share During The Holidays

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Whether your Christmas tradition involves chowing down on turkey, luring a special someone under the mistletoe, or singing along to “White Christmas,” it’s always important to remember the true meaning of the Yuletide season.

For those who want to spread some Christmas spirit this holiday, below are 21 quotes to share with family and friends.

 

Funny

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

“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

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

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

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

“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 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

 

Spiritual

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

“Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas … perhaps … means a little bit more.”  – Dr. Seuss

“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

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

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

“Love the giver more than the gift.”  – Brigham Young

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

 

Inspirational

“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 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, CBS News journalist

“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, 30th president of the United States

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

“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

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

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

 

 

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