The holidays are a time for family gatherings, holiday parties, and lots of delicious treats. However, if you’re looking for some inspiration to help you stay focused on what’s really important during the season, here are some Christmas quotes from famous people that might be helpful.
“Christmas is a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” Freya Stark
“You can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” Maya Angelou
“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give” Winston Churchill
“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” Winston Churchill
“Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and a nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts.” Lenora Mattingly Weber
“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
“There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions.” Bill McKibben
“Christmas gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us.” David Cameron
“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” Janice Maeditere.
“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” Hamilton Wright Mabie.
“Love the giver more than the gift.” Brigham Young
“Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it – you feel it. You know it. You believe it.” Kevin Alan Milne
“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, and 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 Mae Pharo
“Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, Love Divine; Love was born at Christmas; Star and angels gave the sign.” Christina Rossetti.
SHOP FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS:
“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each other’s burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays” WC Jones
“Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, and so do you. Thinking of you this holiday season!” T.A. Barron
“It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.” Saint Teresa of Calcutta
“Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.” Pope Francis
“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” Mother Teresa
“This is my wish for you: peace of mind, prosperity through the year, happiness that multiplies, health for you and yours, fun around every corner, energy to chase your dreams, a joy to fill your holidays! ” D.M. Dellinger
“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” Hamilton Wright Mabie
“May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.” Mary Anne Radmacher
“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas time.” Laura Ingalls Wilder
“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” Dr. Seuss
“Christmas is forever, not for just one day. For loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away.” Norman Wesley Brooks
“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” Oren Arnold
This one is my favorite Christmas quote: “As we rush around buying presents, we must always remember that “our presence rather than our presents” is one of the greatest gifts we can give. ” Catherine Pulsifer
“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” John Boswell
“The Joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing each other’s loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” W. C. Jones
“Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever.” Richelle E. Goodrich
“I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.” Fred Rogers.
“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” Dale Evans
“We light candles in testament that faith makes miracles possible.” Nachum Braverman
“Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us.” David Cameron
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” Buddy the Elf