Verified Merry Christmas Quotations To Keep You Jolly Throughout The Holiday Season

Last Updated November 29th, 2017

It’s that time of the year. Let’s spread some joy over the land or rather over the cyberspace with Merry Christmas quotations to keep you jolly.

Don’t we all love this wonderful season of the year?

Yes, there is nothing merrier than Christmas time!

Merry Christmas quotations to keep you jollyChristmas tree sparkling with colored-lights, glittering home decoration, jolly Santa Clause, sing-along Christmas carols, presents, X’mas cards, roasted turkey, parties, laughter and lots of joy.

Let’s huddle ourselves in front of the glowing fireplace, read each of these merry Christmas quotations to keep you jolly and also have a good laugh, while the weather outside is cold and frightful.

“Maybe Christmas…doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” – Dr. Seuss

(How the Grinch Stole Christmas By Dr Seuss, Random House, 1957)

(This quote is also found here.)

“Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people once a year.” – Victor Borge

(The Bristol Daily Courier from Bristol, Pennsylvania, January 6th, 1958, P. 6)

“To one day all the early world looked forward; to the same day the later world looks back. That day holds time together.” – Alexander Smith

(Dreamthorp: A Book of Essays Written in the Country By Alexander Smith, Strahan, 1863, VI.Christmas, P. 126)

“The best Christmas present is the warmth presence of a family bundled up in a cozy home on Christmas day.” – Quotationize

“…the season for kindling, not merely the fire of hospitality in the hall, but the genial flame of charity in the heart.” – Washington Irving

Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.” – Helen Steiner Rice

(Christmas Blessings By Helen Steiner Rice, Random House, 2012; p.77)

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” – Benjamin Franklin

(Poor Richard’s Almanack By Benjamin Franklin, Contributed By Paul A. Volcker, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2007, 129)

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

(At Christmas The Heart Goes Home: A Holiday Treasury By Marjorie Holmes, Doubleday, 1991; p.159)

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in a living room where eight or ten people have just opened their Christmas presents. It should not be cleaned up too quickly.” – Andy Rooney

(The Most of Andy Rooney By Andrew Andy Rooney, Galahad Books, 1990; p.403)

A wonderful gift of Christmas to be shared, is our heart wrapped with love.” – Quotationize

“There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions.” – Bill McKibben

(Hundred Dollar Holiday: The Case For A More Joyful Christmas By Bill McKibben, Simon and Schuster, 2013, ch. 3, Making Merrier; p.73)

“There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.” – Erma Bombeck

(I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression By Erma Bombeck, Random House Publishing Group, 2011, But Seriously, Folks…, The Lost Christmas)

“The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” – Richard Paul Evans

(The Christmas Box Miracle: My Spiritual Journey of Destiny, Healing and Hope By Richard Paul Evans, Simon and Schuster, 2001, Christmas Day; p.14)

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” – Calvin Coolidge

(Time, The Presidency: The Coolidge Week: Jan. 2, 1928, Monday, Jan. 02, 1928)

(This quote is also found in: Time, Photos Throughout TIME,1920s Calvin Coolidge, Week of Jan.2, 1928 )

It’s a wonderful season to bask in the glow of giving and sharing the priceless gift – our loving thoughts.” – Quotationize

“Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.” – Valentine Davies

(1947 Movie ‘Miracle on 34th Street’; 0:21-23 )

“…Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.” – G.K. Chesterton

(The Thing: Why I Am A Catholic By G. K. Chesterton, Aeterna Press, 2015, The Spirit Of Christmas)

(This quote is also found in: The G. K. Chesterton Collection II [65 Books] By G. K. Chesterton, Catholic Way Publishing, 28 Jul 2014, The Thing, Inge Verse Barnes, The Spirit Of Christmas)

“Christmas, my child, is love in action.” – Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Rogers

(A Happy Trails Christmas By Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, The Meaning Of Christmas, Baker Books, 2012)

“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” – Bess Streeter Aldrich

(Song of Years By Bess Streeter Aldrich, D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, 1939; p.149)

“There has been only one Christmas — the rest are anniversaries.” – William John Cameron

(A Series of Talks Given on the Ford Sunday Evening Hour by W. J. Cameron, 1936-1937, Privatedly Printed, 1937; p.49)

“Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year – and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority. ” – William John Cameron

(The Voice of a Business By William John Cameron, Ayer Press, 1935; p.48)

“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!” – Charles Dickens

(The Pickwick Club By Charles Dickens, Hurd and Houghton, 1868, Contents Of Volume II, ch.XXXVIII; p.259)

(This quote is also found in: The Pickwick Papers: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club By Charles Dickens, Pan Macmillan, 2016, ch.28)

“Christmas works like glue, it keeps us all sticking together.” – Rosie Thomas

(Iris and Ruby: A Novel By Rosie Thomas, The Overlook Press, 2016, Chapter Seventeen)

“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

(Norman Vincent Peale: Words That Inspired Him By Norman Vincent Peale, BBS Publishing Corporation, 1994; p.149)

Note: All the above Christmas quotations are fully verified authentic.

Except for the three of them which are originally coined, and they are attributed to ‘Quotationize‘.

As you can see, all the quotes are linked to their appropriate sources.

I do not simply link them to any website, book or magazine. Particularly those established quote websites which do not cite their sources and the many unreliable quote books.