Christmas is coming. It’s the time for celebrations, giving helping hands to others and to recollect nostalgic memories of childhood.
It will be interesting to know how people react to the Christmas events, customs, and parties. What is Christmas for you?
In this post, we collect 30 best and memorable Christmas quotes of all time. Wishing a happy Xmas to all of you.
1. 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
2. Fine old Christmas, with the snowy hair and ruddy face, had done his duty that year in the noblest fashion, and had set off his rich gifts of warmth and color with all the heightening contrast of frost and snow.
― George Eliot
3. 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
4. If my Valentine you won’t be,
I’ll hang myself on your Christmas tree.
― Ernest Hemingway
5. Finding the real joy of Christmas comes not in the hurrying and the scurrying to get more done, nor is it found in the purchasing of gifts. We find real joy when we make the Savior the focus of the season.
― Thomas S. Monson
6. 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 traveler, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!
― Charles Dickens
7. Christmas for me is all about spending time with my family. I cherish any chance we have to spend all day together making gingerbread houses, baking cookies, or sitting around and watching movies.
― Blake Lively
8. The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
― Burton Hills
9. Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
― Jimmy Cannon
10. 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
11. 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
12. We are each one on a road going toward home, but we’re not trying to get there for Christmas. We’re trying to get there for eternity. We want to arrive home safely to our loving Father in Heaven. He wants us to make it safely there, so He has sent a guiding light for us to follow: a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, the perfect example.
― Margaret D. Nadauld
13. This season, keep your eyes and heart open for unexpected ways that God will reveal to you the hope of Christmas.
― Jack Countryman
14. The thing about Christmas is that it almost doesn’t matter what mood you’re in or what kind of a year you’ve had – it’s a fresh start.
― Kelly Clarkson
15. Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
― Washington Irving
16. Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”
― Peg Bracken
17. We got to the moon on Christmas Eve 1968, at the end of a poor year for this country. We had Vietnam. We had civil unrest. We had the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King. But we went around the moon and saw the far side for the first time. A script writer couldn’t have done a better job of raising people’s hope.
― Jim Lovell
18. Was I a philosopher, I should write a philosophy of toys, showing that nothing else in life need to be taken seriously and that Christmas Day in the company of children is one of the few occasions on which men become entirely alive.
― Robert Lynd
19. For many, Christmas is also a time for coming together. But for others, service will come first.
― Queen Elizabeth II
20. Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith.
― W.H. Auden
21. The only blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.”
― Hellen Keller
22. Time always seems long to the child who is waiting – for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.
― Dag Hammarskjold
23. At Christmas
A man is at his finest towards the finish of the year;
He is almost what he should be when the Christmas season’s here;
Then he’s thinking more of others than he’s thought the months before,
And the laughter of his children is a joy worth toiling for.
He is less a selfish creature than at any other time;
When the Christmas spirit rules him he comes close to the sublime.
― Edgar A. Guest
24. 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
25. Christmas – that magic carpet that wraps itself around 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.
― Arnold Westcott
26. 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.
― Josemaría Escrivá
27. One of the things that Christmas reminds us is that Jesus Christ was once a child.
― Hark Herald Sarmiento
28. Christmas can become overly expensive if you let it. Remember a homemade gift is not only nice, but also says, “I love You” more than anything else.
― Catherine Pulsifer
29. Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.
― Phillips Brooks
30. The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.
― James Irwin