Inspiring Christmas Quotes

With all of the wonder, whimsy, and occasional wistfulness that comes along with Christmas, sometimes it's hard to put into words just how the holiday season makes us feel. So, here are some Christmas quotations to make sure the season just got a little brighter. After all, it's the most wonderful time of the year.

"Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling." Edna Ferber

"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

"I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

"It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving." Mother Theresa

"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

"Some Christmas tree ornaments do a lot more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago." Tom Baker

"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

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

"We count down the days just to experience it nearly exactly as we always have. It is so comfortable, familiar, and perfectly nostalgic that, frankly, we have no desire to improve upon it at all." Joanna Gaines

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

"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

"During the holiday season, in fact all year long, wrap yourself around another's presence, not presents." Christine E. Szymanski

"At Christmas, all roads lead home." Marjorie Holmes

"What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future." Agnes M. Pahro


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