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The Best Life Quotes-A Merry lot of Christmas Quotes

Updated on February 20, 2012

There are literally thousands of Christmas quotes, Many of them come from the traditional rhyme and verse from cards,films music and just about everybody has something to say about Christmas.

From so many Christmas quotes you can see how many of us view Christmas Past and Present, some people still see Christmas as a magical time and others will see where Christmas has brought us today and how it affects people around the world .

Favourite Christmas Quotes

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

This is my favourite Christmas quote and is from the American president Calvin Coolidge Christmas Day speech in 1927.

I heard the bells on Christmas Day ,Their old, familiar carols play,.And wild and sweet
The words repeat, Of peace on earth, good-will to men!.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer... Who'd have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously?   A quote from six year old Calvin( From Bill Wattersons, Calvin & Hobbes)

Christmas Quotes From Songs

So this is Cristmas,and what have we done . John Lennon 

Have yourself a merry little Christmas,Make the Yuletide gay,From now on your troubles will be miles away. From,Have yourself a merry little Christmas

Chestnut's roasting on an open fire,Jack Frost nipping at your nose. From the Christmas Song

Throw your arms around the world at Christmastime, But say a prayer, Pray for the other ones. At Christmastime. Band Aid,Charity single

May your days be merry and bright , And may all your Christmases be white, Irving Berlins, White Christmas,

Funny Christmas Quotes

A humorous view of how people see Christmas.

Even before Christmas has said Hello, it’s saying ‘Buy Buy’.

Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. Phyllis Diller.

The one thing women don’t want to find in their stockings on Christmas morning is their husband.

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

What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus? Claustrophobic!

You know you're getting old, when Santa starts looking younger. Robert Paul

Many banks have a new kind of Christmas club in operation. The new club helps you to save money to pay for last year's gifts. Anon


Famous People

Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it "white". Bing Crosby

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens

Mankind is a great, an immense family... This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas. Pope John XXIII

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

Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.Steven Fry

What's Santa's Little Helper doing to that dog? Looks like he's trying to jump over, but he can't quite make it. Bart Simpson. 

And, a couple of sports quotes!

Never really did Christmas before. Christmas Day? I mean - what's that? What's it all about? I was always flying on Christmas Day. Monica Seles.

I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch.Jose Mourinho



And finally Christmas superstitions...........


If you refuse a mince pie at Christmas dinner, you will have bad luck for the coming day.

The child born on Christmas Day will have a special fortune.

Christmas candles should be left burning until Christmas morning and should rest undisturbed from time of lighting until they are snuffed.

Wearing new shoes on Christmas Day will bring bad luck.

Snow on Christmas means Easter will be green.

Remember, if Christmas isn't found in your heart, you won't find it under a tree.

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