The 12 Quotes of Christmas

A few of our favorite quotes about the true meaning of the season.

We’ve collected 12 of our favorite quotes about Christmas to share with you. We call it “The 12 quotes of Christmas” and trust you’ll spread the true meaning of Christmas this holiday season and throughout the coming year.


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


“Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.”
– Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby


“It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you… yes, it is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.”
– Mother Teresa


“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


“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.”
– Roy L. Smith


“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 waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”
– Norman Vincent Peale


“Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.”
– Ruth Carter Stapleton


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


“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.”
– Dr. Seuss


“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.”
– Larry Wilde


“No one has ever become poor by giving.”
– Anne Frank



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