Quotes about Christmas

Christmas is a feeling unlike any other. Parts of it can be found in songs, hymns, and poems. But most of it can only be found in our hearts. Let us enjoy together this collection of the best Christmas quotes and relive the joyous holiday spirit. Merry Christmas to all!

“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

“The earth has grown old with its burden of care. But at Christmas, it always is young. The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair. And when the song of angels is sung, soulful music breaks the air.” Phillips Brooks

“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. Pharo

“I have always thought of Christmas as a good time; a kind, forgiving, generous, pleasant time; a time when men and women seem to open their hearts freely. God bless Christmas!” Charles Dickens

“Christmas Eve was a night of songs that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart... filled it with melody that would last forever.” Bess Streeter Aldrich

“Whatever else be lost among the years, Let us keep Christmas still a shining thing: Whatever doubts assail us, or what fears, let us hold close one day, remembering its poignant meaning for the hearts of men. Let us get back our childlike faith again.” Grace Noll Crowell

“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 love we used to know.” Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent. For this is still the time God chooses.” Taylor Caldwell

“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 the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it.” Richard Lamm

“I intend to keep writing Christmas songs. There's still a lot more about Christmas that can be captured and feel like old-time Christmas. A lot of the traditions haven't been explained in song.” Clint Black