Christmas quotes to get you in the festive spirit

Christmas quotes to get you in the festive spirit

There is something truly magical in the air once December begins. That’s because it’s the most wonderful time of the year of course, but perhaps you’re not quite feeling all those jolly festive vibes yet? Well, we’re here to help! Below we’ve compiled all sorts of different Christmas quotes that are guaranteed to leave you feeling extra festive.

Funny Christmas quotes

Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread some festive joy than with a humorous quote? What’s more, any of these funny Christmas quotes will pair perfectly with one of our funny Christmas cards:

  • “Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard.” – Andy Borowitz
  • “A Christmas miracle is when your family doesn’t get into a single argument all day.” – Melanie White
  • “You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger.” – Robert Paul
  • “Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.” – Victor Borge
  • “Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.” – Johnny Carson
  • “I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.” – Bernard Manning

Christmas film quotes

Of course, we could compile an entire list of Christmassy quotes without including a few from some of our favourite festive films. Take a look and see if there’s any you might to include in a movie-buffs card:

  • “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” – Elf, 2003
  • “Merry Christmas ya filthy animal… and a Happy New Year.” – Home Alone 2, 1992
  • “Oh, Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.” – Miracle on 34th Street, 1947
  • “I realised that Christmas is the time to be with the people you love.” – Love Actually, 2003
  • “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” – Polar Express, 2004
  • “Cheer up, dude. It’s Christmas.” – How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 2000

Christmas tree quotes

One of the most iconic symbols of the festive season is the Christmas trees. Often the place where you’ll find your presents on Christmas morning and gather with family to admire the beautiful decorations, here are some of our favourite Christmas tree quotes:

  • “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” – Burton Hills
  • “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
  • “Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.” – Larry Wilde
  • “Some Christmas tree ornaments do a lot more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago.” – Tom Baker
  • “There’s nothing cozier than a Christmas tree all lit up.” ― Jenny Han
  • “Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard, or too sad when you’ve got a Christmas tree in the living room.” – Nora Roberts

Sweet Christmas quotes for friends and family

Christmas is all about spending time with your nearest and dearest, it’s the season of love. To make your loved one’s Christmas card extra special, you could add a personal touch with one of these sweet Christmas quotes for friends and family:

  • “The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” – Richard Paul Evans
  • “I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another.” – Carrie Fisher
  • “Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it—you feel it. You know it. You believe it.” – Kevin Alan Milne
  • “Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” – Alexander Smith
  • “The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” — Charles M. Schulz

Catchy Christmas song quotes

It’s only appropriate to listen to Christmas songs 24/7 during December, and they really do get stuck in your head and leave you in a jolly mood. If you’re unsure what to write in someone’s Christmas card, a line from their favourite festive tune is a perfect note that will have them singing along. Here are some top picks for catchy Christmas song quotes:

  • “The party’s on, the feeling’s here. That only comes this time of year.” – Wonderful Christmastime
  • “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know.” – White Christmas
  • “It’s the most beautiful time of the year. Lights fill the streets, spreading so much cheer.” – Under the Mistletoe
  • “Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? In the lane, snow is glistening. A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight. Walking in a winter wonderland.” – Winter Wonderland
  • “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, toys in ev’ry store. But the prettiest sight to see is the holly that will be on your own front door.” – It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
  • “Although it’s been said many times, many ways. Merry Christmas to you.” – The Christmas Song

Hopefully, these quotes have left you feeling all festive and ready for the big day on the 25th. While you’re here, don’t forget to check out our range of unique Christmas cards all featuring beautiful designs by our wonderful team of creators.

Here at thortful, we love nothing more than spreading joy around Christmas time and have all sorts of fun festive articles for you to read over on the thortful blog. Maybe you’re looking for a festive activity to do on a snowy day? We’ve got just the thing! Check out our guides on how to make a Christmas wreath or how to make your own Christmas tree decorations.