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80+ Merry Christmas Quotes to Remember the True Meaning of Christmas

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Celebrate the magic of the holiday Christmas season with these Merry Christmas Quotes. Discover the true meaning of Christmas while spending time with your family and loved ones.

It truly is the most magical time of the year. A time of family and togetherness. The holiday season is filled with Christmas festivities, Christmas traditions and spending time with those you love.
Too many people are so focused on the presents and Christmas decor, they tend to forget the true meaning of Christmas. Its a time to reflect and be thankful for all the things, big and small.

A time to celebrate family, love, and spending time together.

I’ve included Christmas quotes and inspirational saying to help you embrace the magic of the Christmas season. Use these quotes for inspiration when writing your Christmas cards and greetings.

Spread some holiday cheer and share these Christmas quotes with your family and friends.

“Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever.”

— Richelle E. Goodrich

“Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin—inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night.”

— John J. Geddes

“Alas! How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus! There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence.”

— Francis P. Church

“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

“The best way to celebrate the holidays is with great food and even better company.” — Ina Garten

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

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” — Winston Churchill

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know. Where the treetops glisten, and children listen to hear sleigh bells in the snow.”
— Irving Berlin, “White Christmas”

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

— Burton Hills

“When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things give off the greatest glow of happiness.” — Bob Hope

“I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another, it’s about the Christian ethic, it’s about kindness.” — Carrie Fisher

“From home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas brings us closer to each other.” — Emily Matthews

“A holiday is an opportunity to journey within.” — Prabhas

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” — Buddy the Elf

“Nothing seems to bring people together like Christmas.”

— Steven Dodrill

“The nutcracker sits under the holiday tree, a guardian of childhood stories. Feed him walnuts and he will crack open a tale…”

— Vera Nazarian

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

“Christmas, here again. Let us raise a loving cup; Peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.” — Wendy Cope

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

“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

“There’s a certain magic that comes with the very first snow. For when the first snow is also a Christmas snow, well, something wonderful is bound to happen.” — “Frosty the Snowman”

“Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it — you feel it, you know it, you believe it.”

— Kevin Alan Milne

“The magical dust of Christmas glittered on the cheeks of humanity ever so briefly, reminding us of what is worth having and what we were intended to be.”

— Max Lucado

“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 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

“Christmas is for everyone, adults and children alike. Allow this season to fill your heart, and let go of the things you dislike.” —Julie Hebert

“The joy of brightening other lives becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” — W. C. Jones

 “It’s Christmas Eve. It’s the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer, we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more. For a couple of hours out of the whole year, we are the people that we always hoped we would be.” — Frank Cross, from Scrooged

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

“Remember, if Christmas isn’t found in your heart, you won’t find it under a tree.”
— Charlotte Carpenter

“The true Christmas spirit us putting others’ happiness before our own, and finding you’ve never known such happiness.”
— Toni Sorenson

“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

“The holiday season is a perfect time to reflect on our blessings and seek out ways to make life better for those around us.” — Anonymous

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

“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

“Christmas is a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.”

— Freya Stark

“As long as we love, there will always be Christmas.”

— Lailah Gifty Akita

“Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, and so do you. Thinking of you this holiday season!” — T.A. Barron

“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” — John Boswell

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

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

— Margaret Thatcher

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas now.” — Hugh Martin, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

“When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things, not the great occasions, give off the greatest glow of happiness.” — Bob Hope

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” — Winston Churchill

“Christmas is forever, not for just one day. For loving, sharing, giving are not to put away.” — Norman Wesley Brooks

“Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence.”
— Joan Mills

“It’s easy to forget that life is the greatest gift of all.”
— Karli Perrin, “The Gift”

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” — Mother Theresa

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

“Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.”

— The Polar Express

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”

— Peg Bracken

“Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us.”

— David Cameron

“The spirit of the season never has to end as long as you keep your loved ones near, and the holiday wish in your heart.”

— Jiminy Cricket, “Holiday Wishes”

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

“The idea of Christmas can’t be more important than the people you share Christmas with.” — Candice Cameron Buré, Christmas on Candy Cane Lane

“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

“Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer—home.” — W. J. Tucker

“The only real blind person at Christmas-time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.” — Helen Keller

“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting.”
— Thomas S. Monson

“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 Severeid

“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

“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.” — Augusta E. Randel

“May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve.”

— Unknown

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.”

— Peg Bracken

“Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.”

— Helen Steiner Rice

“It’s Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” — W. T. Ellis

“I love the excitement, the childlike spirit of innocence, and just about everything that goes along with Christmas.” Hillary Scott

“Christmas now surrounds us, happiness is everywhere. Our hands are busy with many tasks as carols fill the air.” — Shirley Sallay

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

“The world has grown weary through the years, but at Christmas, it is young.”
— Phillips Brooks

“As we give presents at Christmas, we need to recognize that sharing our time and ourselves is such an important part of giving.”
— Gordon B. Hinckley

“Love the giver more than the gift.”

— Brigham Young

“Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness.”

— Mo Rocca

“The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood”

— Richard Paul Evans

“Christmas isn’t a date on a calendar: It’s a feeling in the heart.” — Toni Sorenson

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” – Marjorie Holmes

“Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness.” — Mo Rocca

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

“For it is in giving that we receive.” — Francis of Assisi

“Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.”
— Miracle on 34th Street

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.”

— Edna Ferber

“Christmas works like glue, it keeps us all sticking together.” — Rosie Thomas, Iris & Ruby

“Christmas, my child, is love in action.” — Dale Evans Rogers

“Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.” — Gary Allan

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