134 Christmas Quotes of the Day

Christmas quotes of the day are statements and sayings by prominent figures like authors, actors, and musicians that can promote the spirit of Christmas. For example, “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling,” “At Christmas, all roads lead home,” and “The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!” The purpose of these quotes is to spread love among families and friends and keep the Christmas spirit high.

These sayings are similar to Christmas facts of the day and Christmas icebreaker questions.

This list includes:

  • Christmas movie quotes
  • Christmas song quotes
  • quotes for the 12 days of Christmas
  • short Christmas quotes
  • funny Christmas quotes
  • inspirational Christmas quotes
  • famous Christmas quotes
  • Christmas quotes for work

Let’s get to it!

Christmas movie quotes

1. “This is Christmas. The season of perpetual hope” – Home Alone

2. “It’s Christmas Eve, and we are going to celebrate being young and being alive” – The Holiday

3.” No one should be alone on Christmas.” – How the Grinch Stole Christmas

4. “Yes! Yes, I do! I like Christmas! I love Christmas!” – A Christmas Carol

5. “Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium! Merry Christmas, you wonderful old Building and Loan!” – It’s A Wonderful Life

6. “Merry Christmas, you filthy animal.” – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

7. “Who told you you could eat my cookies?” – Jingle All The Way

8. “Friends call me Snow Miser; whatever I touch turns to snow in my clutch. I’m too much.” – The Year Without A Santa Claus

9. “We are very busy bringing joy to children. We don’t have time… for children.” – Rise Of The Guardians

10. “Just because you can’t see something, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.” – The Santa Clause

11. “Santa! Oh my god! Santa’s coming! I know him! I know him!” – Elf

12. “We’re not just doing this for us. We’re doing it for the kids. For every kid who ever sat on Santa’s lap.” – Jingle All The Way

13. “And may all your Christmases be white. Merry Christmas!” – White Christmas

14. “Christmas Day, indeed! Just another excuse for being lazy.” – Christmas Carol

15. “You used up all the glue on purpose!” – A Christmas Story

16. “It’s Christmas Eve. A time of mystery, expectations, who knows what might happen.” – The Nutcracker And The Four Realms

17. “Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant.” – How the Grinch Stole Christmas

18. “This is extremely important. Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back.” – Home Alone

19. “Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.” – It’s a Wonderful Life

20. “I spend months picking out the perfect present for everyone. You know the only thing I get in return? Coupons and free back rubs.” – A Bad Mom’s Christmas

21. “You have such a pretty face. You should be on a Christmas card.” – Elf

Christmas song quotes

1. “I won’t ask for much this Christmas. I won’t even wish for snow. And I’m just gonna keep on waiting, underneath the mistletoe.” – All I Want for Christmas is You

2. “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.” – White Christmas

3. “Oh, the fire is slowly dying. And, my dear, were still good-bye-ing. But as long as you love me so, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” – Let it Snow

4. “There must have been some magic in that old silk hat they found, for when they placed it on his head, he began to dance around!” – Frosty the Snowman

5. “I’ll have a blue Christmas without you. I’ll be so blue just thinking about you. Decorations of red on a green Christmas tree won’t be the same dear, if you’re not here with me.” – Blue Christmas

6. “Jingle Bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! Oh, what fun it is to ride, in a one-horse open sleigh.” – Jingle Bells

7. “Joy to the world, the Lord is come, let earth receive her King.” – Joy to the World

8. “Hark now, hear the angels sing, a King was born today.” – Mary’s Boy Child

9. “Silent night! Holy night! All is calm! All is bright!” – Silent Night

10. “There’ll be parties for hosting, marshmallows for toasting and caroling out in the snow.” – It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

11. “Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fa la la la la, la la la la. Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la.” – Deck the Halls

12. “Christmas time is here, happiness and cheer. Fun for all that children call, their favorite time of year.” – Christmas Time is Here

13. “Silver bells, silver bells, it’s Christmas time in the city. Ring-a-ling, hear them ring, soon it will be Christmas day.” – Silver Bells

14. “The party’s on, the feeling’s here. That only comes this time of year.” – Wonderful Christmastime

15.” But as long as you love me so, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” – Let it Snow

16. “Away in a manger, no crib for a bed. The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head.” – Away in a Manger

Quotes for the 12 days of Christmas

1. “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” – Will Ferrell

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

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

4. “Christmas can’t be bought from a store. Maybe Christmas means a little bit more.” – Dr. Seuss

5. “All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ.” – David Jeremiah

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

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

8.” Christmas and the holidays is the season of giving. It’s a time when people are more kind and open-hearted.” – Gisele Bundchen

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

10. “Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.” – B.C. Forbes

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

12. “Keep your Christmas-heart open all the year round.” – Jessica Archmint

Short Christmas quotes

1. “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” – Edna Ferber

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

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

4. “Christmas to me is to make as many people as possible happy.” – Tupac Shakur

5. “Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed.” – Ann Garnett Schultz

6. “Baby, it’s cold outside.” – Dean Martin

7. “I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story.” – Fred Rogers

8. “Remembrance, like a candle, burns brightest at Christmastime.” – Charles Dickens

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

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

11. “Christmas day is a day of joy and charity.” – Phillips Brooks

12. “A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” – Benjamin Franklin

13. “A joy that is shared is a joy made double.” – John Roy

14. “Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing, but of reflection.” – Winston Churchill

15. “The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” – Richard Paul Evans

16. “The warmth and joy of Christmas bring us closer to each other.” – Emily Matthews

17. “The ideal Christmas gift is money, but the trouble is you can’t charge it.” – Bill Vaughan

18. “Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality.” – Washington Irving

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

20. “Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind.” – Helen Steiner Rice

Funny Christmas quotes

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

2. “You can’t fool me- there ain’t no Sanity Clause!” – Chico Marx

3. “Christmas is a together-y sort of holiday.” – Winnie the Pooh

4. “Nothing says holidays like a cheese log.” – Ellen Degeneres

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

6. “Christmas works like glue. It keeps us all sticking together.” – Rosie Thomas

7. “Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard.” – Andy Borowitz

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

9. “My husband’s idea of getting the Christmas spirit is to become Scrooge.” – Melanie White

10. “Thank you, Stockings, for being a long flammable piece of fabric people like to hang over a roaring fireplace.” – Jimmy Fallon

11. “You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger.” – Robert Paul

12. “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

13.” A Christmas miracle is when your family doesn’t get into a single argument all day.” – Melanie Whit

14. “There are a lot of things money can’t buy. Not one of them is on my son’s list.” – Milton Berle

15. “How can you not love eggnog? You’re basically getting wasted on ice cream.” – Bill Maher

16. “At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional.” – Robert Godden

17.” Even before Christmas has said Hello, it’s saying ‘Buy Buy.'” – Robert Paul

18. “Of course Santa is dead. You force a guy to eat a billion cookies in one night, what do you think is going to happen?” – Jimmy Kimmel

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

20. “‘White Christmas’ is the ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ of Christmas songs.” – Stewart Stafford

Inspirational Christmas quotes

1. “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

2. “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

3. “We should learn the true Christmas lesson of gentle, thoughtful kindness to those we love and to all we meet in life’s busy ways.” – J. R. Miller

4. “During the holiday season, in fact, all year long, wrap yourself around another’s presence, not presents.” – Christine E. Szymanski

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

6. “Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light. From now on, your troubles will be out of sight.” – Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

7. “As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.” – Donald E. Westlake

8. “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

9. “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

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

11. “Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper, and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling of reckless extravagance.” – Tove Jansson

12. “Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white.'” – Bing Crosby

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

14. “Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” – Alexander Smith

15. “Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.” – Ruth Carter Stapleton

16. “It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you… yes, it is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.” – Mother Teresa

17. “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.” – W.C Jones

18. “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

Famous Christmas quotes

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

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

3. “One can never have enough socks,” said Dumbledore. “Another Christmas has come and gone, and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.” – J.K Rowling

4.” Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” – Dr. Suess

5. “Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words.” – Harlan Miller

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

7. “Christmas, my child, is love in action.” – Dale Evans

8. “Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given – when Christmas Day comes, there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.” – Joan Winmill Brown

9. “Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.” – Lenore Hershey

10. “I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays – let them overtake me unexpectedly – waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself: ‘Why this is Christmas Day!'” – Ray Stannard Baker

11. “The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!” – Charles N. Bernard

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

13. “At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year.” – Thomas Tusser

14. “Which Christmas is the most vivid to me? It’s always the next Christmas.” – Joanne Woodward

15. “Christmas, in its final essence, is for grown people who have forgotten what children know. Christmas is for whoever is old enough to have denied the unquenchable spirit of man.” – Margaret Cousins

Christmas quotes for work

1. “The Christmas season has come to mean the period when the public plays Santa Claus to the merchants.” – John Andrew Holmes

2. “The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.” – Charles Dudley Warner

3. “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

4. “We don’t need more parties, or decorations, or gifts, or worries, or expectations to be added to Christmas. What we really need is some grace. For ourselves and others. And we need to love people.” – Susanna Foth Aughtmon

5. “Is it an acceptable boundary to simply send a Christmas card and ignore a friend for the rest of the year?” – Jeffrey Dawson

6. “Christmas is more than just presents; it is love and harmony.” – Julie Hebert

7. “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.” – Mandy Hale

8. “I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It is about being good to one another.” – Carrie Fisher

9. “Don’t let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.” – Taylor Caldwell

10. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” – Charles M. Schulz

11. “From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist, it would be necessary to invent it.” – Katharine Whitehorn

12. “One thing I love about Christmas music is that it has a tradition of warmth.” – Zooey Deschanel


Christmas quotes are fun sayings you can cite during the festive period. These quotes spread joy and get people in the holiday spirit. You can make citing Christmas quotes a tradition at work. The sayings can inspire employees and teach different values, including love, kindness, and peace. Furthermore, you and your colleagues can share fun quotes from favorite Christmas movies. With these Christmas sayings, you can add a touch of uniqueness to your Christmas card. You can also write the quotes on a separate note and attach the piece to a Christmas present. These festive quotes will surely add a lot of excitement to your day.

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FAQ: Christmas quotes of the day

Here are answers to questions about Christmas quotes of the day.

What are Christmas quotes of the day?

Christmas quotes of the day are expressions that highlight the festive period and celebrate Christmas in a fun way. You can get these quotes from famous Christmas movies or prominent figures, from writers to musicians. Christmas quotes of the day can also add a dramatic effect to your Christmas celebrations.

How do you do a quote of the day for Christmas?

You can simply start your day with a Christmas quote of the day. Also, these quotes are great expressions to include in a Christmas card presented to families, friends, and coworkers. A fun way to use the quotes is to cite different expressions for each day of the traditional 12 days of Christmas. In addition, if you plan to throw a Christmas party at work, then you can look for a Christmas quote that best describes your celebration. You can then include the quotes in the invitation cards and display the words in a prominent spot on your event space.

What are some fun Christmas sayings and quotes?

Fun Christmas saying and quotes are:

  • “It’s Christmas Eve. A time of mystery, expectations, who knows what might happen.”- The Nutcracker And The Four Realms
  • “Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth, sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever.”-Richelle E. Goodrich
  • “Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” -Alexander Smith

These quotes can add a lot of excitement to your day and let you see Christmas in a different light.

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