35 Best Merry Christmas Quotes To Get You Into The Holiday Spirit This Season

Christmas is fast approaching! Now is the time to break out into your holiday cheer. Just remember to spread that cheer with everyone around you, too!

Christmas time is a season of happiness and giving. It's always nice to get presents, but it's even more amazing to give gifts to those you hold dear to your heart. This is the time of year to remind the ones you love how much you appreciate them and to thank them for being the incredible people that bring you joy all year round. 

Aside from its deeper meaning, Christmas is also a fun time of year because of all the traditions it holds.

Decorations are everywhere and they instantly brighten up the cold, winter month of December. Christmas lights shine on buildings, music plays everywhere you go, and for one month, the world just seems happier

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Some of my family's special traditions include baking homemade cookies and decorating them, visiting the big Christmas tree in our city and having long conversations on the couch sipping hot cocoa by our own Christmas tree. My mom and I also love watching the cheesy Hallmark holiday movies. Christmas just feels so cozy! 

Christmas time flies by and before you know it, the year will be over. Make every day leading up to the holidays count by celebrating in the best ways you know how and create beautiful memories that will last forever with the people you care about. 

Go cuddle up by the fire with some fuzzy socks, a big blanket and a glass of eggnog, and read these 35 Merry Christmas quotes that will have you diving in head first into the holiday spirit! 

1. Christmas feels magical and special.  

"Christmas magic is silent. You don't hear it- you feel it, you know it, you believe it." — Kevin Alan Milne

2. When Christmas is about having a good time.  

"Eat, drink and be merry." — Ecclesiastes and Isaiah 

3. Friends and Family make Christmas special.  

"The magic of Christmas never ends and its greatest of gifts are family and friends."  — Unknown

4. When you can use mistletoe as an excuse to kiss someone. 

"Meet me under the mistletoe." — Randy Travis 

5. When everybody is home for the holidays. 

"Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is a time for home." — Edith Sitwell

6. When you wait all year for Christmas cookies.

"Remember that Christmas is about more than presents. There are also cookies." — Unknown

7. When you're in love during the holidays.  

"If kisses were snowflakes, I'd send you a blizzard." — Unknown

8. When your Christmas wish was a Christmas kiss from your crush.  

"What happens under the mistletoe, stays under the mistletoe." — Randall Paskemin

9. When you're anxiously counting the days until Christmas. 

"Don't count the days, make the days count." — Muhammad Ali 

10. When it's cold outside, but you don't mind.  

"'Tis the season to be freezin'" — Unknown


11. When you want the world to know how excited you are that Christmas is coming.  

"The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!" — Buddy the Elf 

12. When family is the greatest gift. 

"The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other." — Burton Hillis

13. When December is your cheat "day".  

"Christmas calories don't count." — Unknown

14. When you wish everyone has a very merry Christmas.  

"Have yourself a merry little Christmas." — Judy Garland 

15. When Christmas is in your heart.  

"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree." — Roy L. Smith

16. When it's finally time to open presents.  

"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 

17. When you're surrounded by your loved ones. 

"Together is a wonderful place to be!" — Unknown

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18. When the holidays are a time to give back to others.  

"It is not how much we give but how much love we put in the giving." — St. Teresa of Calcutta 

19. When you find out what makes Christmas so amazing. 

"Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas." — Peg Bracken

20. When you're worried Santa won't bring you any presents.  

"It's all fun and games 'til Santa checks the naughty list." — Unknown

21. When it's finally December.  

"Merry everything and a happy always." — Unknown

22. The true meaning of Christmas.  

"My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others." — Bob Hope

23. When Christmas cheer should be all year.  

"It's the most wonderful time of the year." — Andy Williams 

24. When mornings suck except for one day a year. 

"I'm only a morning person on December 25th. Merry Christmas." — Unknown

25. When the holidays make you shine like a Christmas tree. 

"Sparkle, shimmer and shine with joy." — Unknown

26. When Christmas isn't really about presents.  

"Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more." — Dr. Seuss, The Grinch

27. When your uniqueness is as beautiful as the winter time.

"We are all like a snowflake. All different in our own beautiful way." — Unknown

28. When everyone is together for the holidays. 

"It's not what's under the Christmas tree that matters but who's around it." — Charlie Brown

29. When coming home feels so good. 

"There's no place like home for the holidays." — Al Stillman

30. When you give love for Christmas. 

"I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another." — Carrie Fisher 

31. When the Christmas spirit should follow us all year round. 

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

32. When Santa Claus is coming to town. 

"Dear Santa... Before I explain, how much do you know already?" — Unknown

33. When who you spend the holidays with matters more than how much money you spend. 

"The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much." — Henry David Thoreau 

34. The more sparkly Christmas is, the better it is. 

"Christmas is too sparkly. Said no one. Ever." — Unknown

35. When a diet means something totally different during the holidays. 

"We elves like to stick to the 4 main food groups... candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup!" — Buddy the Elf 

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Lauren Margolis is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.