Struggling to find something to write on your holiday cards? Wondering what kinds of sayings people use around the holiday period? Here are some of the very best Christmas quotes for the festive season!
Dr. Seuss (German-American author, political cartoonist, poet, animator, book publisher, and artist): “Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand”.
Roy L. Smith (Author): “He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree“.
Clement Clarke Moore (writer): “T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse“.
Washington Irving (19th Century American essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat. Famous for writing the Legend of Sleepy Hollow): “Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality“.
Charles Dickens (English writer and social critic): “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor“.
Alexander Smith (Scottish poet and essayist): “Christmas is the day that holds all time together“.
Dale Evans (American actress, singer, and songwriter): “Christmas, my child, is love in action“.
Charles M. Schulz (American cartoonist ): “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone“.
Andy Rooney (American radio and television writer): “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“.
Benjamin Franklin (one of the Founding Fathers of the United States): “A good conscience is a continual Christmas“.
Burton Hills: “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other“.
Hamilton Wright Mabie (American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer.): “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love“.
Brigham Young (American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement): “Love the giver more than the gift“.
Eric Sevareid (American author and CBS news journalist ): “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“.
Harlan Miller (writer and artist): “I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month”.
Edna Ferber (American novelist, short story writer and playwright): “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling“.
Calvin Coolidge (30th President of the United States): “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“.
Roy L. Smith (writer): “He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree“.
Peg Bracken (American author of humorous books on cooking, housekeeping, etiquette and travel): “Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas“.
Charles Dickens (English writer and social critic): “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year“.
Bob Hope (American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete and author): “My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others“.
W.C. Jones: “The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays“.
Winston Churchill (former Prime Minister o the United Kingdom): “Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection“.
Karolyn Grimes as Zuzu Bailey,“It’s a Wonderful Life”: “Teacher says every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings“.
Pindar: “Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is, in reality, great, if it is given with affection“.
Norman Vincent Peale (American minister and author ): “Christmas waves a magic wand over the world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful“.
Edward Pola and George Wyle: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!“
Bob Hope (American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete and author): “When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things—not the great occasions—give off the greatest glow of happiness“.
The Queen (of the United Kingdom): “The message of Christmas reminds us that inspiration is a gift to be given as well as received, and that love begins small but always grows“.
Thomas S. Monson: “Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting“.
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