Christmas Quotes and thoughts 2018
Christmas celebrations means decorating the entire house inside and out and shopping, for friends and relatives, spending time with the family. On this day, all family members spend time in baking cookies, making fudge and preparing a big Christmas dinner, with all the trimmings. The children love to see each other and spend the day playing games and sharing their new gifts and toys that Santa Claus brought for each of them.
Here are some, among millions of sayings, thoughts and quotes about Christmas by famous personalities around the globe. Share what u feel for Christmas and how you would spend your Christmas in this 2018 and share it with your loved ones.
85 Christmas Quotes-
- Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ~Norman Vincent Peale
- Christmas is a time when you get homesick – even when you’re home. ~Carol Nelson
- He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. ~Roy L. Smith
- 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
- The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. ~Burton Hillis
- May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through! ~Author Unknown
- 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
- ‘Tis blessed to bestow, and yet,
Could we bestow the gifts we get,
And keep the ones we give away,
How happy were our Christmas day!
- 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 traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home! ~Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers, 1836
- There has been only one Christmas – the rest are anniversaries. ~W.J. Cameron
- The message of Christmas is that the visible material world is bound to the invisible spiritual world. ~Author Unknown
- ‘Twas Christmas broach’d the mightiest ale;
‘Twas Christmas told the merriest tale;
A Christmas gambol oft could cheer
The poor man’s heart through half the year.
- 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
- Be merry all, be merry all,
With holly dress the festive hall;
Prepare the song, the feast, the ball,
To welcome merry Christmas.
~William Robert Spencer
- Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money. ~Author Unknown
- A Christmas candle is a lovely thing;
It makes no noise at all,
But softly gives itself away.
- 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
- I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. ~Charles Dickens
- Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish. Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself. ~Francis C. Farley
- Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. ~Larry Wilde, The Merry Book of Christmas
- Tradition: sit with husband in a room lit only by tree lights and remember that our blessings outnumber the lights. Happy Christmas to all. ~Betsy Cañas Garmon
- I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. ~Peg Bracken
- Isn’t it funny that at Christmas something in you gets so lonely for – I don’t know what exactly, but it’s something that you don’t mind so much not having at other times. ~Kate L. Bosher
- At Christmas, all roads lead home. ~Marjorie Holmes
- It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. ~W.T. Ellis
- For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home. ~W.J. Ronald Tucker
- Even as an adult I find it difficult to sleep on Christmas Eve. Yuletide excitement is a potent caffeine, no matter your age. ~Terri Guillemets
- 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
- Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love! ~Hamilton Wright Mabie
- Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen. ~Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby
- For the spirit of Christmas fulfils the greatest hunger of mankind. ~Loring A. Schuler
- Christmas is forever, not for just one day,
for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
The good you do for others is good you do yourself…
~Norman Wesley Brooks, “Let Every Day Be Christmas,” 1976
- When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs? ~G.K. Chesterton
- It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas when its mighty Founder was a child Himself. ~Charles Dickens
- Christmas is the day that holds all time together. ~Alexander Smith
- I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month. ~Harlan Miller
- To perceive Christmas through its wrapping becomes more difficult with every year. ~E.B. White, “The Distant Music of the Hounds,” The Second Tree from the Corner, 1954
- From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it. ~Katharine Whitehorn
- I can understand people simply fleeing the mountainous effort Christmas has become… but there are always a few saving graces and finally they make up for all the bother and distress. ~May Sarton
- Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. ~Washington Irving
- 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!” ~David Grayson
- Great little One! whose all-embracing birth
Lifts Earth to Heaven, stoops Heaven to Earth.
- Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts. ~Janice Maeditere
- Fail not to call to mind, in the course of the twenty-fifth of this month, that the Divinest Heart that ever walked the earth was born on that day; and then smile and enjoy yourselves for the rest of it; for mirth is also of Heaven’s making. ~Leigh Hunt
- Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles. ~Author Unknown
- Christmas is for children. But it is for grown-ups 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
- Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer…. Who’d have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously? ~Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes
- Only in souls the Christ is brought to birth,
And there He lives and dies.
- This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone. ~Taylor Caldwell
- In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it ‘Christmas’ and went to church; the Jews called it ‘Hanukkah’ and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say ‘Merry Christmas!’ or ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ or (to the atheists) ‘Look out for the wall!’ ~Dave Barry, “Christmas Shopping: A Survivor’s Guide”
- At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year
- It is the Christmas time:
And up and down ‘twixt heaven and earth,
In glorious grief and solemn mirth,
The shining angels climb.
~Dinah Maria Mulock
- Sing hey! Sing hey!
For Christmas Day;
Twine mistletoe and holly.
For a friendship glows
In winter snows,
And so let’s all be jolly!
- The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect! ~Charles N. Barnard
- I do like Christmas on the whole…. In its clumsy way, it does approach Peace and Goodwill. But it is clumsier every year. ~E.M. Forster
- The Christmas season has come to mean the period when the public plays Santa Claus to the merchants. ~John Andrew Holmes
- Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money. ~Author Unknown
- As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is. ~Eric Sevareid
- 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
- Roses are reddish
Violets are bluish
If it weren’t for Christmas
We’d all be Jewish.
- May the spirit of Christmas bring you peace,
The gladness of Christmas give you hope,
The warmth of Christmas grant you love.
- 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
- May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope;
The spirit of Christmas which is peace;
The heart of Christmas which is love.
~Ada V. Hendricks
- The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature. ~Andy Rooney
- What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace. ~Agnes M. Pahro
- If “ifs” and “buts” were candy and nuts, wouldn’t it be a Merry Christmas? ~Don Meredith
- Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice. ~Author Unknown
- Were 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
- Mankind is a great, an immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas. ~Pope John XXIII
- There are no strangers on Christmas Eve. ~Mildred Cram and Adele Comandini
- There is a remarkable breakdown of taste and intelligence at Christmastime. Mature, responsible grown men wear neckties made of holly leaves and drink alcoholic beverages with raw egg yolks and cottage cheese in them. ~P.J. O’Rourke
- 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, 1927
- No matter how carefully you stored the lights last year, they will be snarled again this Christmas. ~Robert Kirby
- Except the Christ be born again tonight
In dreams of all men, saints and sons of shame,
The world will never see his kingdom bright.
- Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance – each beautiful, unique and too soon gone. ~Deborah Whipp
- When Christmas bells are swinging above the fields of snow, we hear sweet voices ringing from lands of long ago, and etched on vacant places are half-forgotten faces of friends we used to cherish, and loves we used to know. ~Ella Wheeler Wilcox
- I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round apart from the veneration due to its sacred name and origin, if anything belonging to it can be apart from that – as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time. ~Charles Dickens
- At Christmas-tide the open hand
Scatters its bounty o’er sea and land,
And none are left to grieve alone,
For Love is heaven and claims its own.
~Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
- There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. ~Erma Bombeck, I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression
- The one thing women don’t want to find in their stockings on Christmas morning is their husband. ~Joan Rivers
- The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reasons. They couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin. ~Jay Leno
- The earth has grown old with its burden of care,
But at Christmas it always is young….
- Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. ~Kin Hubbard