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Wonderful Holiday Quotes to Inspire You All Year

I like quotes and messages that make me feel happy, warm, and fuzzy inside. Here I share some of my favorite holiday quotes.

My favorite quotes are the ones that focus on love and caring for each other and, yes, some of the funny ones. 🙂

Love Quotes

I like these quotes because they remind us that Christmas and the holidays are really about LOVE.

“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

“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”
Charles Schulz

“Christmas makes me happy no matter what time of year it comes around.”
Bryan White

… and my favorite…

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

Christmas My Child is Love in Action Meme

This quote is special to me because it conveys an important message to every child.

Holiday Quotes from Writers and Poets

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.”
Dr. Seuss

“Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it covers.”
Kahlil Gibran

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual.”
Henry David Thoreau


“May peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through.”

Peace Christmas Blessing

Tongue in Cheek Christmas Quotes

We all have people we see once a year, and many of us may not want to see them more often. So, I am sure we can all relate to this quote.

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

Christmas is an exciting time of the year, but at the same time, it is also a stressful time of the year, especially when many family members are thrown together.

“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.”
Garrison Keillor


“A Christmas candle is a lovely thing. It makes no noise at all. But softly gives itself away.”
Eva Logue

A Candle Silently Giving Itself Away

With the busyness of the holiday season, I really appreciate quiet companionship. This quote illustrates that beautifully.

Cynical Holiday Quotes

And then, the other side of the holidays.

“Even before Christmas has said Hello, it’s saying “Buy Buy.”
Robert Paul

“There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus.”
Bob Phillips

“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 20 feet tall.”
Larry Wilde

Quote about children always thinking Christmas trees are huge

For more stories about Christmas trees, check out my ramblings about my favorite Christmas tree from childhood.

My Favorite Holiday Movie Quote

I like this quote because it reminds us that every person is important.

“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?”
Clarence, It’s a Wonderful Life

For more movie quotes, check out this awesome list from Reader’s Digest.


“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
Oprah Winfrey

“What if, today, we were grateful for everything?”
Charlie Brown

And lastly, the most important gift of all!

The Best Christmas Gift

“A friend is a gift you give yourself.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Best Christmas Gift You can Give Yourself

In loving memory of my beautiful friend Muneera!

Peace to all. Have a blessed Christmas and a loving new year.

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