73+ Christmas Quotes To Inspire You Through Holiday Season

By Maxime Lagacé

Maxime is the founder of WisdomQuotes. He has been collecting quotes since 2004. His goal? To help you develop a calm and peaceful mind. Learn more about him on his about page.

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If you want inspiration today and through the holiday season, read these 73+ Christmas quotes.

I guarantee you’ll find many quotes that will make you want Christmas all year long.

This will be my 40th Christmas and if you’re like me, you can’t wait to celebrate with your brothers, sisters, and family.

Hope you’ll enjoy!

The Best Christmas Quotes

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

Christmas is a time for families. Dorothy Koomson

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

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 season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united. Norman Vincent Peale

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge

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


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

Christmas gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us. David Cameron

As you grow older, your Christmas list gets smaller; the things you really want for the holidays can’t be bought. Catherine Zhang

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

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

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

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True Christmas is about presence, not presents. Maxime Lagacé

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

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

Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold! Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon

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

Christmas is not a story of hope. It is hope. Craig D. Lounsbrough


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Christmas is a good time to take stock of our blessings. Pat Boone

Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy; who gives himself by thought or word or deed in every gift that he bestows. Edwin Osgood Grover

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

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

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

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

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

Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed. Ann Garnett Schultz

It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. W.T. Ellis


Inspirational Christmas Quotes

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

Everything. Always. For everyone! Elizabeth Gilbert (Source)

I wish you a Christmas of deep meaning and spiritual depth. Marianne Williamson (Source)

On Christmas Eve, billions of people all over the world are joining hearts and minds in a single thought: that in the midst of even the darkest night, the birth of something new, something perfect, and something miraculous is possible. Marianne Williamson

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

Christmas provides the perfect excuse for that otherwise forbidden wish: to be kind to complete strangers. Alain de Botton

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Merry everything and happy always. Unknown

Christmas is the protest of the human race against gloom. Frank Crane

I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to give you for Christmas. I’d really like to give you something that just fits your own wishes and needs the way these shoes just fit me. I suppose the thing I’d like most to be able to give you is hope. Fred Rogers

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

Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups 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

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

Christmas works like glue, it keeps us all sticking together. Rosie Thomas

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True wealth is inner peace. It’s also time with people you love. Maxime LagacĂ©

This Christmas and every Christmas will be richer by sharing and enjoying gifts that cannot be held but only felt. James E. Faust

Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard or too sad when you’ve got a Christmas tree in the living room. All those presents under it, all that anticipation. Just a way of saying there’s always light and hope in the world. Nora Roberts

Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind. Helen Steiner Rice

Christmas is anticipation for the children; it is memory for most adults. Eric Sevareid

Love the giver more than the gift. Brigham Young

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

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

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

There’s more, much more, to Christmas than candlelight and cheer; It’s the spirit of sweet friendship that brightens all year. It’s thoughtfulness and kindness. It’s hope reborn again, for peace, for understanding, and for goodwill to men! Calvin Coolidge

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

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

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. Taylor Caldwell

At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year. Thomas Tusser

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

Christmas makes the happy and proficient ones happier, but the saddened, who find life hard to bear, even sadder. Christmas makes aware more than any other day, who lives in the light or in the shadow. Gustav Heinemann

Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents. Louisa May Alcott

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

It doesn’t matter whether ur atheist, agnostic, or devout. You don’t have to follow any particular faith or wisdom tradition to realize that the sacred and miraculous is everywhere-literally all over the place-even tho we moderns tend to walk around not noticing it. Susan Cain (Source)

Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles. Edwin Louis Cole


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Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance — each beautiful, unique, and gone too soon. Deborah Whipp

Christmas is the season of good cheer, but it often becomes a season of stress. Don’t get so busy cooking, preparing, shopping, and giving gifts to others that you forget the reason for the season. Joyce Meyer (Source)

As you celebrate Christmas, remember to focus on the true meaning of the season. Joyce Meyer

Christmas is a message that miracles happen. It is a reminder that love solves all problems, that each of us can give birth to a better Self than the self we have been before, and none of us are unaccompanied in our efforts to make the world a more healed and holy place. Marianne Williamson

Whatever Christmas means to us, this is the year to let it in, to let it repair us, and to give us hope. Marianne Williamson

May your Christmas be filled with peace and joy. Joel Osteen

Funny Christmas Quotes

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Gifts are overrated. Hugs are underrated. Maxime Lagacé

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

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

Christmas is a guest that always comes a month before arriving. Unknown

Christmas is the day when you resolve to do your Christmas shopping early next year. Unknown

There’s no experience quite like cutting your own live Christmas tree out of your neighbor’s yard. Dan Florence

Depending on how good you are at watching and analyzing the weather, taking down the Christmas lights is something that can be postponed until the end of July. Robert Kirby

I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can’t wait to exchange. Henny Youngman

A good conscience is a continual Christmas. Benjamin Franklin


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Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling. Edna Ferber

Special Christmas Quotes From My 2 Sons (9 and 6 years old)

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Some believe it, and some don’t. ThĂ©o LagacĂ©

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I love Christmas because of reindeers. Adam Lagacé

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Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He started journaling, reflecting, writing his thoughts, feelings and quotes.

His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal.

A few years later, he started his first website to share his love of quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, husband, and INFJ.

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, bananas, SEO, human potential, and education.

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November 30, 2022

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