25 heartwarming quotes about christmas

25 heartwarming quotes about christmas
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The holiday season is a time of warmth and togetherness. As we experience the spirit and cheer of Christmas and the beautiful moments of the season with our friends and loved ones, the mood shifts into nothing short of magical.

It’s time to enjoy the warm, fuzzy holiday feelings along with good food and camaraderie. May you have a holly, jolly Christmas, and I hope the following quotes, which range from inspirational to funny to thoughtful and heartwarming help you embrace and cherish the sentiment of being home for the holidays.

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” — Peg Bracken

“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.” — B.C. Forbes

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” — Marjorie Holmes

“I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.” — Norman Vincent Peale

“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

“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

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others.” — Bob Hope

“Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.” — Margaret Thatcher

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!” — Hamilton Wright Mabie

“The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the happy presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” — Burton Hillis

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

“At this time of year, few fights evoke more feelings of cheer and goodwill than the twinkling lights of a Christmas tree.” — Queen Elizabeth II

“The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.” — Henry David Thoreau

“Merry Christmas! If you are reading this from your hiding place in the bathroom, on the back porch, or in your childhood bedroom, because you cannot spend one more minute with your relatives, this is totally fine. You are doing great. You have built a life that works for you, and tomorrow, you get to go back to it.” — Emily McDowell

“There’s nothing cozier than a Christmas tree all lit up.” — Jenny Han

“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. For a couple of hours out of the whole year, we are the people that we always hoped we would be.” — Frank Cross, Scrooged

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” — Dr. Seuss, The Grinch

“It’s not what’s under the christmas tree that matters but who’s around it.” — Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Christmas

“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To your 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

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

“Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” — Alexander Smith

“Just because I cannot see it doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!” — The Nightmare Before Christmas

“Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance—each beautiful, unique, and gone too soon.” — Deborah Whipp

“Fine old Christmas, with the snowy hair and ruddy face, had done his duty that year in the noblest fashion, and had set off his rich gifts of warmth and color with all the heightening contrast of frost and snow.” — George Eliot