‘Tis the season of joy! As winter approaches and Christmas is just around the corner, it’s time to start reflecting on the most magical time of the year. To get your holiday spirit up to full power, here are 100 inspiring and heartwarming quotes about Christmas!

From classic sayings to amusing anecdotes, each one celebrates the true meaning of Christmas: family, friendship, and love.

So take a moment and relish in the beauty of this special event – it only comes but once a year!

100 Festive Quotes, Sayings & Captions For Christmas Season

  1. Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality. –Washington Irving
  2. Walking in a winter wonderland. –Winter Wonderland
  3. The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear. –Will Ferrell
  4. Peace on earth will come to stay when we live Christmas every day. -Helen Steiner Rice
  5. I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all year. –Charles Dickens
  6. I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying ‘toys not included.’ -Bernard Manning
  7. Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. –Peg Bracken
  8. The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much. -Henry David Thoreau
  9. Blessed is the season that engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. –Hamilton Wright Mabie
  10. What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. -Phyllis Diller
  11. Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us. – David Cameron
  12. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. -Helen Keller
  13. At Christmas, all roads lead home. –Marjorie Holmes
  14. Nothing says holidays like a cheese log. -Ellen DeGeneres
  15. One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. –Andy Rooney
  16. Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand. -Dr. Seuss
  17. The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. –Burton Hills
  18. 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
  19. Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts. –Janice Maeditere
  20. Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people once a year. -Victor Borge
  21. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. –Dale Evans
  22. Your children need your presence more than your presents. -Jesse Jackson
  23. When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness. – Bob Hope
  24. Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard. -Andy Borowitz
  25. As we give presents at Christmas, we need to recognize that sharing our time and ourselves is such an important part of giving. –Gordon B. Hinckley
  26. Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call. -Richard Lewis
  27. Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. –Peg Bracken
  28. One can never have enough socks,’ said Dumbledore. ‘Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.’ -J. K. Rowling
  29. What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, and hope for the future. –Agnes M. Pahro
  30. I hate the radio this time of year because they play ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’re like, every other song. And that’s just not enough. -Bridger Winegar
  31. He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. –Roy L. Smith
  32. And so this is Christmas… what have you done? -John Lennon
  33. We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime. –Laura Ingalls Wilder
  34. People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas. -Unknown
  35. Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling. -Edna Ferber
  36. Ever wonder what people got Jesus for Christmas? It’s like, ‘Oh great, socks. You know I’m dying for your sins, right? Yeah, but thanks for the socks! They’ll go great with my sandals. What am I, German?’ -Jim Gaffigan
  37. A joy that is shared is a joy made double. -John Roy
  38. One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. —Andy Rooney
  39. Christmas works like glue. It keeps us all sticking together. -Rosie Thomas
  40. My husband’s idea of getting the Christmas spirit is to become Scrooge. -Melanie White.
  41. I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know. – Irving Berlin
  42. At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional. -Robert Godden
  43. Love the giver more than the gift. -Brigham Young
  44. Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of the children, they are all 30 feet tall. -Larry Wilde
  45. You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger. -Robert Paul
  46. Remembrance, like a candle, burns brightest at Christmastime. -Charles Dickens
  47. Christmas is a box of tree ornaments that have become part of the family. -Charles M. Schulz
  48. There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus. -Bob Phillips
  49. Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. -Charles M. Schulz
  50. I haven’t taken my Christmas lights down. They look so nice on the pumpkin. -Winston Spear
  51. T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. –Clement Clarke Moore
  52. Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and your receipts for all major purchases. -Bridger Winegar
  53. Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. -Dale Evans
  54. Thank you, stockings, for being a long flammable piece of fabric people like to hang over a roaring fireplace. -Jimmy Fallon
  55. A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. -Garrison Keillor
  56. 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
  57. I don’t want the Christmas season to end, because it’s the only time I can legitimately indulge in a particular addiction: glitter. -Eloisa James
  58. Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas. -Stephen Jones
  59. Your children need your presence more than your presents. -Jesse Jackson
  60. Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas. -National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  61. Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin – inhale deeply and fill your soul with a wintry night. -John J. Geddes
  62. It’s easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket. -Craig Ferguson
  63. Christmas is tradition time – traditions that recall the precious memories down the years, the sameness of them all. -Helen Lowrie Marshall
  64. That’s the true spirit of Christmas: people being helped by people other than me. -Jerry Seinfeld
  65. Christmas is a time when you get homesick — even when you’re home. -Carol Nelson
  66. Next to a circus, there ain’t nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit. -Kin Hubbard
  67. Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance – each beautiful, unique, and too soon gone. -Deborah Whipp
  68. Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip. -Gary Allan
  69. 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 Christmastime. -Laura Ingalls Wilder
  70. Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas. -Johnny Carson
  71. Remember, if Christmas isn’t found in your heart, you won’t find it under a tree. – Charlotte Carpenter
  72. The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school. -Alice Cooper
  73. Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. -Phyllis Diller
  74. The best Christmas present I got from my husband was a week to do whatever I wanted. -Olivia Williams
  75. Christmas is the day that holds all time together. -Alexander Smith
  76. Pets, like their owners, tend to expand a little over the Christmas period. -Frances Wright
  77. Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time. -Douglas Coupland
  78. The thing about Christmas is that it almost doesn’t matter what mood you’re in or what kind of a year you’ve had – it’s a fresh start. -Kelly Clarkson
  79. No self-respecting mother would run out of intimidation on the eve of a major holiday. -Erma Bombeck
  80. Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday. -Gladys Bagg Taber
  81. Christmas sweaters are only acceptable as a cry for help. -Andy Borowitz
  82. When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things, not the great occasions, give off the greatest glow of happiness. -Bob Hope
  83. There are 17 more shopping days until Christmas. So, guys, that means 16 more days till we start shopping, right? -Conan O’Brien
  84. 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… -Taylor Caldwell
  85. I’d rather do community service than sit and write a load of Christmas cards. -Paul O’Grady
  86. But I did know that nobody ever asked me what I wanted for Christmas. Had any adult with the power to fulfill my desires taken me seriously and asked me what I wanted, they would have known that I did not want to have anything to own or to possess any object. I wanted, rather, to feel something on Christmas Day. -Toni Morrison
  87. The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other. -Johnny Carson
  88. Christmas is the season when people run out of money before they run out of friends. -Larry Wilde
  89. Let us have music for Christmas. Sound the trumpet of joy and rebirth; let each of us try, with a song in our hearts, to bring peace to men on earth. -Mildred L. Jarrell
  90. Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, and goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up. -Wendy Cope
  91. Sending Christmas cards is a good way to let your friends and family know that you think they’re worth the price of a stamp. -Melanie White
  92. What is Christmas? It is the tenderness of the past, courage for the present, and hope for the future. -Agnes M. Pahro
  93. I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. -Maya Angelou
  94. Christmas may be a day of feasting or 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
  95. There’s something about a Christmas sweater that will always make me laugh. -Kristen Wiig
  96. 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 a melody that would last forever. -Bess Streeter Aldrich
  97. Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. -Lenore Hershey
  98. Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud and making you wish it could last forever. –Richelle E. Goodrich
  99. 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 Severeid
  100. Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. –Washington Irving

Christmas is a time full of joy, love, giving, and connecting with family. That has been evident from the many inspiring and uplifting quotes that have been shared throughout history.

It’s amazing to see how this fantastic holiday keeps bringing people together even if they’re far apart physically.

Whether it’s expressing your joy with laughter, or looking back warmly on the precious memories of Christmases past, Christmas always presents an opportunity to share our special moments with one another and collaborate within our communities.

So, as another satisfying Christmas comes to an end, let’s pass on these wonderful sentiments in the spirit of Christmas and gracefully look forward to what the new one will bring!