There’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit than sharing some of your favorite Christmas quotes with your loved ones. Whether you want to leave a heartfelt message on a Christmas gift or send a sweet note to a friend, there’s plenty of festive quotes to choose from. (Some may even be from your favorite author!) You can also pair these quotes with a nice gesture such as sending flowers on Christmas Eve.

It’s not always easy trying to find the right words to say in a holiday card, so we’ve put together a list of 80 Christmas quotes to help you get in the spirit and share your love with the people who mean the most to you. 

Short Christmas Quotes

short christmas quote

Looking to keep your message short and sweet? Share your appreciation with these short yet thoughtful quotes that will surely bring a smile to your recipient’s face. Whether you’re looking for a fun and simple quote or one with more meaning, there’s something here for everyone. 

  1. “Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.” – Helen Steiner Rice
  2. “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know.”  – Irving Berlin
  3. “Love the giver more than the gift.” – Brigham Young
  4. “Remembrance, like a candle, burns brightest at Christmastime.” – Charles Dickens
  5. “I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story.” – Fred Rogers
  6. “At Christmas, all roads lead home.” – Marjorie Holmes
  7. “Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” – Dr. Seuss
  8. “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” – Edna Ferber
  9. “I heard the bells on Christmas Day.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  10. “Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed.” – Garnett Ann Schultz
  11. “Walking in a winter wonderland.” – “Winter Wonderland”
  12. “It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” – W.T. Ellis

Funny Christmas Quotes

funny christmas quote

Share a laugh with your friends during the holiday season with some lighthearted and funny quotes. Some of the funniest Christmas sayings have come from comedians, actors or even authors, while others have come from anonymous sources. Either way, these will surely bring joy to those who read them!

  1. “Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.” – Victor Borge
  2. “Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and receipts for all major purchases.” – Bridger Winegar
  3. “I haven’t taken my Christmas lights down. They look so nice on the pumpkin.” – Winston Spear
  4. “My husband’s idea of getting in the Christmas spirit is to become Scrooge.” – Melanie White
  5. “Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.” – Kin Hubbard
  6. “I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can’t wait to exchange.” – Henry Youngman
  7. “What I like about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with the present.” – Don Marquis
  8. “Aren’t we forgetting the true meaning of Christmas? You know, the birth of Santa?” – Matt Groening
  9. “Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money.” – Unknown
  10. “A Christmas shopper’s complaint is one of long-standing.” – Unknown
  11.  “Even before Christmas has said ‘hello,’ it’s saying ‘buy buy.’” – Robert Paul

Christmas Love Quotes

Christmas love quotes

There’s no better time than the holiday season to share your admiration for the person you love most. Use one of these I love you quotes below in a card or alongside a thoughtful gift to show your appreciation and remind your partner how much they mean to you. 

  1. “No matter what I get for Christmas, you’re all I really need.” – Unknown
  2. “Viewing Christmas through your eyes is a precious gift I look forward to receiving.” – KYB
  3. “Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” – Dale Evans
  4. “I already have what I want for Christmas: YOU.” – Unknown
  5. “Knowing you’re in love with me is the greatest gift of all.” – Unknown
  6. “Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart…filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.” – Bess Streeter Aldrich
  7.  “She told me that love has a magic all its own.” – Margaret Mallory
  8. “I have loved you from the moment I heard your voice. Thank you for coming here, and being my Christmas miracle.” – Alexa Riley
  9. “Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” – Unknown
  10. “I decorated this man like decorating a Christmas tree. His voice spoke jingles of love and his eyes shone like fake lights every time we made love.” – Elise Icten
  11. “I wish for magic this season, laughter and fun. I wish for mistletoe kisses — those sparkly ones.” – Cheri Bauer

Christmas Quotes From Movies

Christmas Movie Quotes

It’s not Christmas until you watch some classic holiday movies! We’ve gathered a list of iconic sayings from some of our favorite Christmas movies throughout the years. Prepare to feel some nostalgia as you read through these famous Christmas quotes from your favorite characters.

  1. “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” – “The Polar Express”
  2. “Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.” – “Miracle on 34th Street”
  3. “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” – “Elf”
  4. “It’s Christmas Eve and we are going to go celebrate being young and being alive.” – “The Holiday”
  5. “I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year.” – “A Christmas Carol”
  6. “Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.” – “The Polar Express”
  7. “This is extremely important. Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back.” – “Home Alone”
  8. “Christmas is just about my favorite time. Ever since I was a little kid, I always felt like it was my own personal holiday.” – “Ernest Saves Christmas”
  9. “This is Christmas. The season of perpetual hope.” – “Home Alone”
  10. “Rudolph, with your nose so bright, won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?” – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
  11. “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.” – “Scrooged”
  12. “That’s what Christmas memories are made from. They’re not planned, they’re not scheduled, nobody puts them in their Blackberry, they just happen.” – “Deck the Halls”

Family Christmas Quotes

Family Christmas Quotes

Christmas is all about spending time with your family, whether it involves decorating for the holidays or sharing a big meal. If you’re in need of a sweet message for Mom or Dad, there’s plenty of family quotes out there that your loved ones would appreciate. Check out our favorites below!

  1. “Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  2. “Christmas is a holiday that we celebrate not as individuals nor as a nation, but as a human family.” – Ronald Reagan
  3. “From home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas brings us closer to each other.” – Emily Matthews
  4. “Christmas is all about family, eating, drinking and making merry.” – Malaika Arora Khan
  5. “Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” – Alexander Smith
  6. “Mankind is a great, immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.” – Pope John XXIII
  7. “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” – Burton Hills
  8. “Christmas is, of course, the time to be home, in heart as well as body.” – Garry Moore
  9. “Christmastime is cherished family time. Family time is sacred time.” – Unknown
  10. “For centuries, men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.” – W.J. Tucker
  11. “I send my thoughts afar, and let them paint your Christmas Day at home.” – Edward Rowland Sill

Religious Christmas Quotes

Religious Christmas Quotes

Take a moment to fill your heart with these religious Christmas quotes that can prepare you for a season of spreading joy and glad tidings to those around you. We think they’d be the perfect addition to one of your Christmas card messages — a perfect way to share all the love at Christmas. 

  1. “Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, Love Divine; Love was born at Christmas; Star and angels gave the sign.”– Christina Rossetti 
  2. “Christmas began in the heart of God. It is complete only when it reaches the heart of man. Why wait for a call when you have a command?” – Robert Hughes
  3. “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
  4. “Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; teach us to be patient and always to be kind.” – Helen Steiner Rice
  5. “We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.” – Pope Paul VI
  6. “Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.” – Pope Francis
  7. “The very purpose of Christ’s coming into the world was that He might offer up His life as a sacrifice for the sins of men. He came to die. This is the heart of Christmas.” – Billy Graham
  8. “For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.” – Charles Dickens
  9. “All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ.” – David Jeremiah 
  10. “Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.” – Phillips Brooks
  11. “Rejoice, that the immortal God is born, so that mortal men may live in eternity.” – Jan Hus

Inspirational Christmas Quotes

Inspirational Christmas Quotes

Everyone could use some inspirational phrases and words of wisdom every once in a while! Whether you’re looking for a festive photo caption or the perfect holiday card inscription, here are some of our favorite inspirational Christmas quotes that are sure to make the season just a little brighter.

  1. “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
  2. “’Maybe Christmas,’ he thought, ‘doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!’” – Dr. Seuss, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”
  3. “We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder
  4. “Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white.'” – Bing Crosby
  5. “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” – Mother Teresa
  6. “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
  7. “Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.” – Mary Ellen Chase
  8. “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
  9. “If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” – Bob Hope
  10. “He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” – Roy L. Smith
  11. “What is Christmas? It is the tenderness of the past, courage for the present, and hope for the future.” – Agnes M. Pharo
  12. “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

Consider including one of these festive quotes alongside a thoughtful Christmas gift to make your loved one feel extra special this holiday season. At ProFlowers, we have an excellent Christmas collection filled with gift options you can send to any and all family and friends, from Christmas flowers to Christmas plants, holiday gift baskets and so much more. We hope these quotes will help you get in the holiday spirit and get you excited for another year of Christmas festivities!