10 Christmas Quotes to Lift Your Spirits Through the Holidays

The holidays can be busy, loud, expensive, and difficult. To help you remember the reason for the season, and give you a little “pick me up” during the holidays. Here are 10 great quotes that I hope makes your day as much as they did mine.
  1. "Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect." -- Oren Arnold
  2. “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
  3. “A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.” -- Garrison Keillor
  4. "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
  5. "Christmas is the season when you buy this year's gifts with next year's money. Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough." -- Oprah Winfrey
  6. “As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December's bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.” -- Donald Westlake
  7. “Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” -- Dave Barry
  8. “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” -- Andy Rooney
  9. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” -- Charles Schulz
  10. “I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.” -- Fred Rogers
Merry Christmas!