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Sixty great Christmas quotes

Sixty great Christmas quotes

60 great quotes and aphorisms on Christmas
60 great quotes and aphorisms on Christmas

60 sixty great Christmas quotes and aphorisms by famous authors selected by Carl William Brown for the World of English blog, that is

I wish you a Merry Christmas sparkle with endless love, gladness and goodwill.
Lailah Gifty Akita

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

Christmas can be hard for those who have lost loved ones. This year especially I understand why.
Queen Elizabeth II

At Christmas we must all be more good-natured, not more stupid!
Carl William Brown

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?
Bob Hope

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

What do you think of Christmas?” “I like it,” she said. “I think we should have it every year.”
Liz Flaherty

Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.
Steve Maraboli

At Christmas we should be more good, not stupider!
Carl William Brown

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

Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
T. S. Eliot

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

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 ought to be brought up to date,” Maria said. “It ought to have gangsters, and aeroplanes and a lot of automatic pistols.
John Masefield

Christmas Eve is my favorite… I think the anticipation is more fun than anything else. I kind of lost that. The idea that something – food, traditions, an arbitrary date on the calendar – can be special because we decide it should be. We make it special. Not just for ourselves, but for others.
Kiersten White

60 best aphorisms and quotes about Christmas
60 best aphorisms and quotes about Christmas


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

The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.
Alice Cooper

From a theological point of view, Easter is the center of the Church year; but Christmas is the most profoundly human feast of faith, because it allows us to feel most deeply the humanity of God. The crib has a unique power to show us what it means to say that God wished to be “Immanuel” a “God with us”, a God whom we may address in intimate language, because he encounters us as a child.
Pope Benedict XVI

Christmas it seems to me is a necessary festival; we require a season when we can regret all the flaws in our human relationships: it is the feast of failure, sad but consoling.
Graham Greene

I think commercialism helps Christmas and I think that the more capitalism we can inject into the Christmas holiday the more spiritual I feel about it.
Craig Ferguson

It’s funny to think that Christmas – a time known for its joyful togetherness – can be the loneliest time of the year for some.
Giovanna Fletcher

Not believe in Santa Claus! You might as well not believe in fairies!
Francis Pharcellus Church

Yes’ it’s true that I hate Santa too, dressed in his suit of silk. That’s why this year with the homemade cookies, I’m going to leave some poison milk.
Mark W. Boyer

If you can’t find the spirit of the holidays in your heart, you’ll never find it under a tree.
Michael Holbrook

Stupid rich nations sell arms to helpless poor nations; then at Christmas they collect toys to send to the children of families ruined by the various conflicts of the planet.
Carl William Brown

I have always thought of Christmas-time… as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.
Charles Dickens

T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
Clement Clarke Moore

Christmas isn’t a parade or concert but a piece of home you keep in your heart wherever you go.
Donna VanLiere

The Christmas story is penmanship of the most brilliant sort, where God crafted a beginning that would never be subject to an ending.
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Christmas is supposed to be this time when everyone is nice to one another and forgives one another and all that, but the true meaning of Christmas is presents. And in the real world, Santa’s not fair. Rich kids get everything and poor kids get secondhand crap their parents bust their asses to afford. It costs money just to sit on Santa’s lap.
Holly Black

There’s no experience quite like cutting your own live Christmas tree out of your neighbor’s yard.
Dan Florence

And then she realized that after that Christmas party, she didn’t really lose anything, except respect for everyone.”
Crystal Woods

Of course there is a Santa Claus. It’s just that no single somebody could do all he has to do. So the Lord has spread the task among us all. That’s why everybody is Santa Claus. I am. You are.”
Truman Capote

The three phases of Santa belief: Santa is real; Santa isn’t real; Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.
Alton Thompson

There is at Christmas time a great deal of hypocrisy, honourable hypocrisy, hypocrisy undertaken pour le bon motif, c’est entendu, but nevertheless hypocrisy!
Agatha Christie

I am sorry to have to introduce the subject of Christmas into these articles. It is an indecent subject; a cruel, gluttonous subject; a drunken, disorderly subject; a wasteful, disastrous, subject; a wicked, cadging, lying, filthy, blashphemous, and demoralizing subject. Christmas is forced on a reluctant and disgusted nation by the shopkeepers and the press: on its own merits it would wither and shrivel in the fiery breath of universal hatred; and any one who looked back to it would be turned into a pillar of greasy sausages.
George Bernard Shaw

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

Christmas is best pondered, not with logic, but with imagination.
Max Lucado

I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a a note on it saying, toys not included.
Bernard Manning

Keeping Christ in Christmas” is like showing up at someone’s house every year, insisting on a party they never planned and never agreed to.
Rebecca McKinsey

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

Christmas time! That man must be a misanthrope indeed, in whose breast something like a jovial feeling is not roused—in whose mind some pleasant associations are not awakened—by the recurrence of Christmas.
Charles Dickens

Halloween isn’t the only time for ghosts and ghost stories. In Victorian Britain, spooky winter’s tales were part of the Christmas season, often told after dinner, over port or coffee.
Michael Dirda

Christmas is a conspiracy to make single people feel lonely.
Armistead Maupin

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

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Benjamin Franklin

60 famous quotes about Christmas time
60 famous quotes about Christmas time

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

And so this is Christmas…what have you done?
John Lennon

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

Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles
Author Unknown

We were so poor that my old man would go outside every Christmas and shoot his gun then come back and tell us that Santa Claus had committed suicide
Jack La Motta

The Pope: the only who never sees his boss, even at Christmas.
Author Unknown

What kind of Christmas present would Jesus ask Santa for?
Salman Rushdie

Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.
G. K. Chesterton

People can’t concentrate properly on blowing other people to pieces if their minds are poisoned by thoughts suitable to the twenty-fifth of December.
Ogden Nash

I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.
Harlan Miller

Santa Claus has the right idea – visit people only once a year.
Victor Borge

Christmas is a time when you get homesick – even when you’re home.
Carol Nelson

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark
Dick Gregory

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

Christmas is a holiday that we celebrate not as individuals nor as a nation, but as a human family.
Ronald Reagan

There is no more dangerous or disgusting habit than that of celebrating Christmas before it comes.
G.K. Chesterton

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