2017 Warm, Religious Christmas Quotes, Wishes & Sayings

The giving of gifts is not something man invented. God started the giving spree when he gave a gift beyond words, the unspeakable gift of His Son. – Robert Flatt

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. – Garrison Keillor

My dad’s a firefighter, so I know what it’s like for policemen and firefighters to be on their own on Christmas Day. – J. J. Watt

Christmas cookies can’t help but be retro – they are memory first, sugar-flour-egg-redhot-gumdrop-sparkle reality second. – Dana Goodyear

A barn with cattle and horses is the place to begin Christmas; after all, that’s where the original event happened, and that same smell was the first air that the Christ Child breathed. – Paul Engle

The tradition of putting candles on Christmas trees actually began in Germany. The person who came up with the idea is thought to have been Martin Luther, father of the Reformation. – Christopher Buckley

I’m not going to tell you to meditate on what Christmas really means and be thankful. – Monica Johnson

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

Throughout history, Hanukkah was a relatively minor festival, but it’s become very popular in America due to its proximity to Christmas. – Gil Marks

The Christian faith can never be separated from the soil of sacred events, from the choice made by God, who wanted to speak to us, to become man, to die and rise again, in a particular place and at a particular time. – Pope Benedict XVI

Halloween is bigger than Christmas in America. I’ve experienced it in New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., and if you’re in the right neighbourhood, every house is decorated with spooky ghosts, spider webs, and jack-o-lanterns. – Rhys Darby

The No. 1 best-selling Christmas album of all time is from Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, the Jewish smooth-jazz legend Kenny G. American Jews have always produced a lot of holiday music, just not Hanukkah music. – Matisyahu

The hinge of history is on the door of a Bethlehem stable. – Ralph W. Sockman

When you give up yourself, that’s when you will feel the true spirit of Christmas. And that’s giving that’s serving others and that’s when you feel fulfilled. – Joel Osteen

Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas. If you stop opening presents and listen. – Theorganisedhousewife

The great challenge left to us is to cut through all the glitz and glam of the season that has grown increasingly secular and commercial, and be reminded of the beauty of the One who is Christmas. – Bill Crowder

Sending Christmas cards is a good way to let your friends and family know that you think they’re worth the price of a stamp. – Melanie White

Having a birthday cake squashed into your face by young kids? Delicious. I always don a Santa suit at Christmas. Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence. – John Lydon

I remember when I was working at Sprint, I’d work on my birthday, New Year’s Day, and even Christmas Eve. I’m just used to working on my birthday, so I’ll be celebrating it afterward. – Prince Royce

A good conscience is a continual Christmas. – Benjamin Franklin

Giving is a really big thing around Christmas, as well it should be. Christmas is about giving, and it all stems from the greatest gift the world has ever received – the gift of Jesus Christ.- Monica Johnson

God always gives his best to those who leave the choice with him. – Youtube

The thing about Christmas is that it almost doesn’t matter what mood you’re in or what kind of a year you’ve had – it’s a fresh start. – Kelly Clarkson

In the minds of a Liberal, someone who isn’t Christian might be offended if we say Merry Christmas to them, so we shouldn’t say Merry Christmas to anyone. The logic is bizarre! – Milo Yiannopoulos

We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice. – Pope Paul VI

 

 

We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas. – Ronald Reagan

The day I saw my mom eating the Santa cookies on the plate was one of the most horrific days of my life. – Halle Berry

What will you and I give for Christmas this year? Let us in our lives give to our Lord and Savior the gift of gratitude by living His teachings and following in His footsteps. – Thomas S. Monson

No matter where I am in the world, I will always be back home for Christmas. – Malaika Arora Khan

Ranking among the greatest Christmas movie classics, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ tells a beautiful story about the priceless value of relationships. – John C. Maxwell

Have a holly jolly Christmas. – Bloglovin

At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year. – Thomas Tusser

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. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that? – Bob Hope

Halloween isn’t the only time for ghosts and ghost stories. In Victorian Britain, spooky winter’s tales were part of the Christmas season, often told after dinner, over port or coffee. – Michael Dirda

Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling. – Edna Ferber

Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us – a time when we can look back on the year that has passed and prepare for the year ahead. – David Cameron

Making spirits bright. – Its overflowing

Oh, come! All ye faithful, joyful and triumphant. – ollymathisinteriors

One of my first favorite books was ‘The 12 Days of Christmas,’ and I would just go up to people and say, ‘I can sing ‘The 12 Days of Christmas,’ and I would make them sit through me reciting it, and I’d go all the way, each time. I’ve always hooked into lyrics. – Lin-Manuel Miranda

I remember being banned from other houses as a younger child during the winter holiday season; I was the only one who didn’t believe in Santa Claus, and I was ruining everyone’s Christmas. – Jami Attenberg

If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. – Bob Hope

You know you’ve finally grown up when none of the things you want for Christmas may be bought from any store. – Assorted Authors

God seeks to influence humanity. This is at the heart of the Christmas story. It is the story of light coming into the darkness, of a Savior to show us the way, of light overcoming the darkness, of God’s work to save the world. – Adam Hamilton

This Christmas, I’m gonna hide all the mistletoe, so everyone I hate can kiss my butt. – Assorted Authors

If “ifs” and “buts” were candy and nuts, wouldn’t it be a Merry Christmas? – Don Meredith

Throughout my teenage years, I read ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens every December. It was a story that never failed to excite me, for as well as being a Dickens enthusiast, I have always loved ghost stories. – John Boyne

Christmas time is here. – Kiel James Patrick

My brothers and sisters, true love is a reflection of the Savior’s love. In December of each year we call it the Christmas spirit. You can hear it. You can see it. You can feel it. – Thomas S. Monson

Christmas Shopping: Wouldn’t it be wonderful to find one gift that you didn’t have to dust, that had to be used right away, that was practical, fit everyone, was personal and would be remembered for a long time? I penciled in “Gift certificate for a flu shot.” – Erma Brombeck

 

 

I love snow; I love building snowman. The only thing I don’t like is the cold – so if we could have a hot Christmas, that would be amazing. – Ella Henderson

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas. – Johnny Carson

It is never too late to get into tennis! While I started playing at the age of 8 when my parents gave me a tennis racquet for Christmas, tennis is a lifelong sport that can be enjoyed by people of almost any age. It’s also something you never forget once you learn. – Samantha Stosur

God is in the details. – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Snowmen fall from heaven unassembled. – Flickr

My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It’s just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she’s the daughter of alcoholics who’d leave her alone at Christmas time. – Jim Carrey

We try to make the name longer and longer every year. First, it was ‘Larry the Cable Guy’s Christmas Spectacular.’ Then it was ‘It’s a Very Larry Christmas.’ Now it’s ‘Larry the Cable Guy’s Hula-palooza Christmas Luau.’ I’ll tell you what it is: It’s funny. That’s what it is. Who cares what the name of it is? It is a funny special. – Larry the Cable Guy

In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another. – Jeff Miller

Christmas waves a magic wand over the world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. – Norman Vincent Peale

Kind ‘Guardian’ readers have been forwarding me round robin Christmas newsletters for years now: lengthy missives full of perfect children, exotic holidays, talented pets and endless, tedious detail. The notes that accompanied them revealed they had inspired in the original recipients everything from mild irritation to absolute rage. – Simon Hoggart

We got to the moon on Christmas Eve 1968, at the end of a poor year for this country. We had Vietnam. We had civil unrest. We had the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King. But we went around the moon and saw the far side for the first time. A script writer couldn’t have done a better job of raising people’s hope. – Jim Lovell

Santa Clause had the right idea. Visit people once a year. – Victor Borge

May we not ‘spend’ Christmas or ‘observe’ Christmas, but rather ‘keep’ it. – Peter Marshall

Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas . . . perhaps . . .means a little bit more! – Theodor Seuss Geisel, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Beautiful by Design

Christmas is a Christian holiday, and any self-respecting person of another religion should not celebrate a holiday that they don’t believe in. Clearly, Christ is in the name of the holiday, so there should be a belief in Him. – Monica Johnson

We venture to assert, that if there be any day in the year, of which we may be pretty sure that it was not the day on which the Savior was born, it is the 25th of December. Regarding not the day, let us, nevertheless, give thanks to God for the gift of His dear Son. – Charles Spurgeon

The tooth fairy teaches us to sell our body parts for money. The Easter bunny says it’s okay to eat those little chocolates on the ground. Santa tells us that being obese is just find, shows us how to break into homes, leaves some crappy stuff under a tree and raids the kitchen for milk, cookies and anything else he can get his fat hands on. – Assorted Authors

Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace. – Pope Francis

Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas. – Stephen Graham Jones

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

Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, goodwill toward men. – Falalalovely

Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.

There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter. – Gordon B. Hinckley

Dear Santa, I’ve been good all year. Honestly. Okay, well most of the time. What’s that? Oh, forget it, I’ll just buy my own stuff! – Assorted Authors

Being a traditionalist, I’m a rabid sucker for Christmas. In July, I’m already worried that there are only 146 shopping days left. – John Waters

He was created of a mother whom He created. He was carried by hands that He formed. He cried in the manger in wordless infancy, He the Word, without whom all human eloquence is mute. – Augustine

Then we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs? – G.K. Chesterton

You can’t allow the forces of political correction to shut you up. I mean, why are people afraid to say, ‘Merry Christmas?’ Give me a break. If people don’t like it, yeah, they can go do something else. – Ben Carson

I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family and I love snow. I love the music and the lights and all of it. – Christina Applegate

Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness. – Mo Rocca

Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want – and their kids pay for it. – Richard Lamm

My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we’re having a change. We’re going to let her in. – Les Dawson

I’ve got some incredible fans actually – so loyal and they make me birthday cards and Christmas cards. I got this package of poems and artwork based around the songs. They’ve got this thing called ‘Floetry’ where they all have to put in artwork. They’ve set up their own competitions and stuff which is kind of amazing. – Florence Welch

And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time. – Jesus Christ

No matter what else is going on, Christmas is my all-time favorite period in the year. It has a positive effect on me like very little else does, seasonally, that is. – Rush Limbaugh

At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child. – Queen Elizabeth II

I remember wishing there was snow in L.A. And how jealous we used to get of those Christmas specials with kids playing in the snow. – Ice Cube

There is a lot to celebrate about that little Babe who was laid in a manger. Christians celebrate Christmas because they are thankful for the promise of salvation, which was delivered in human flesh and named Jesus. – Monica Johnson

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

I will never forget when I was about 12, and my mother told my siblings and me that we would not be receiving Christmas gifts because there wasn’t enough money. I remember at the time that I felt sad and thought: “What would I say when the other kids asked what I had gotten?” Just when I started to accept that there would not be a Christmas that year, three nuns showed up at our house with gifts for us. There was a turkey, a fruit basket, and some games, and for me, there was a doll. – Oprah Winfrey

Christmas makes everything twice as sad. – Douglas Coupland

According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time. – Grazia Deledda

Meet me under the mistletoe. – Etsy

Miramax seems to be showing the same faith in Roberto Benigni’s ‘Pinocchio’ that the Republican Party showed in Trent Lott; the live-action version of Carlo Collodi’s fairy tale about the wooden puppet whose only ambition was to be a real live boy was sneaked into theaters Christmas Day. – Elvis Mitchell

Some people are worth melting for. – World lifestyle

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

Santa sees you when you’re sleeping and knows when you awake. He even knows when you’ve been bad or good, so better do what you are told. Sounds like Santa Claus is actually a stalker! – Assorted Authors

May your days be merry and bright. – Polkadotbride

I love spending time with my family and friends during the holidays, and my favorite holiday tradition would be the pozole that my mom makes almost every Christmas. It’s the best! – Becky G

For it is in giving that we receive. – Francis of Assisi

Don’t count the days, make the days count. – Lifehack

For me growing up, Christmas time was always the most fantastic, exciting time of year, and you’d stay up until three in the morning. You’d hear the parents wrapping in the other room but you knew that also, maybe, they were in collusion with Santa Claus. – Chris Pine

Christmas is the day that holds all time together. – Alexander Smith

 

 

Who can add to Christmas? The perfect motive is that God so loved the world. The perfect gift is that He gave His only Son. The only requirement is to believe in Him. The reward of faith is that you shall have everlasting life. – Corrie Ten Boom

I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another, it’s about the Christian ethic, it’s about kindness. – Carrie Fisher

Every Christmas Eve, the elves will come and give us a new pair of pajamas. – Sabrina Carpenter

Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever. Jesus is God’s perfect, indescribable gift. The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift, but we are able to share it with others on Christmas and every other day of the year. – Joel Osteen

I’m taking a picture of you so I can show Santa what I want for Christmas! – Assorted Authors

Santa left batteries under the tree with a note that said “Due to cutbacks, toys not included.” – Assorted Authors

My Christmas wish would be to have an entire week off. To spend it with my family and just curl up and watch Christmas movies when it’s snowing outside. – David Hasselhoff

November is auspicious in so many parts of the country: the rice harvest is already in, the weather starts to cool, and the festive glow which precedes Christmas has began to brighten the landscape. – F. Sionil Jose

If kisses were snowflakes. I’d send you a blizzard. – Sewcakemake

Globalization has created this interlocking fragility. At no time in the history of the universe has the cancellation of a Christmas order in New York meant layoffs in China. – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Snow.. Let it snow..- Johnny Depp

Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log. – Ellen DeGeneres

In France, Christmas is a family holiday. You stay home. New Year’s Eve is when you go out. – Alain Ducasse

I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month. – Harlan Miller

I detest ‘Jingle Bells,’ ‘White Christmas,’ ‘Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,’ and the obscene spending bonanza that nowadays seems to occupy not just December, but November and much of October, too. – Richard Dawkins

If we could condense all the truths of Christmas into only three words, these would be the words: “God with us.” We tend to focus our attention at Christmas on the infancy of Christ. The greater truth of the holiday is His deity. More astonishing than a baby in the manger is the truth that this promised baby is the omnipotent Creator of the heavens and the earth! – John MacArthur

Before we took down the tree each year, Dad would always say a prayer that we would be together the next Christmas. I cling to that prayer, which serves as a reminder that it’s important to be grateful in the present for the people you love because, well, you never know. – Catherine Hicks

The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things. – Thomas S. Monson

T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. – Clement Clarke Moore

The smell of pine needles, spruce and the smell of a Christmas tree – those to me, are the scents of the holidays. – Blake Lively

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. – Hamilton Wright Mabie

I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season. – Ashley Tisdale

At the heart of every really good Christmas movie is the threat, I suppose, to Christmas. Something is wrong with Christmas, in all of these movies. In ‘The Polar Express,’ there’s a kid that doesn’t really believe, and that’s the threat to Christmas. In ‘Santa Claus: The Movie,’ jealousy and greed are threatening to overrun his Christmas. – James McAvoy

I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about Christ and the Christmas star. They were beautiful. They made you warm and happy to think about. But I didn’t believe them. – Frances Farmer

Working on ‘Nightmare Before Christmas,’ I had endless arguments, like the studio saying, ‘You can’t have a main character that’s got no eyeballs!’ ‘How is anybody going to feel for somebody with just eyesockets?’ You know? So, it’s those kind of things that really wear you down. – Tim Burton

‘Make your plate look like a Christmas tree,’ I tell people, ‘mostly green with splashes of other bright colors.’ – Victoria Moran

Finding the real joy of Christmas comes not in the hurrying and the scurrying to get more done, nor is it found in the purchasing of gifts. We find real joy when we make the Savior the focus of the season. – Thomas S. Monson

It is well with my soul. – Flamingo toes

We’re raising our girls to understand the real meaning of Christmas, and to know that it’s most important to have Christmas in your heart. We go to our local mall and donate toys, and we say prayers for all the people in the world who might not be as lucky as we are. – Faith Hill

Leftists wage the war on Christmas using their traditional methods – government fiat and the court system. They never win voting, and they certainly don’t win in the free market, so they bravely fight their battles through big government. – Milo Yiannopoulos

I know that a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania is about the most random place for a country singer to come from, but I had an awesome childhood. – Taylor Swift

The word of God is very important to Christmas. For unto us a child was born, and we should be reminded of how Christ’s amazing journey came to be. – Monica Johnson

When I was 12, all I wanted for Christmas was a trampoline or a four-wheeler. I ended up getting both presents for Christmas. – Chris Brown

Our many different cultures notwithstanding, there’s something about the holidays that makes the planet communal. Even nations that do not celebrate Christmas can’t help but be caught up in the collective spirit of their neighbors, as twinkling lights dot the landscape and carols fill the air. It’s an inspiring time of the year. – Marlo Thomas

What happens under the mistletoe stays under the mistletoe. – Bloglovin

The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world and people keep sending it to each other. – Johnny Carson

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. – Burton Hills

During the holiday season, Christmas specifically, it can be hard to be away from family and friends. – Monica Johnson

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