The weather is getting colder. Christmas decor is for sale everywhere, from Walgreens to Neiman Marcus. You can take pictures with Santa at the mall. All the signs are there—it's officially Christmastime! With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, its easy to get caught up in the stress of the holidays. Even in the midst of pacing and planning, we should never forget the true meaning of Christmas—love. Without further ado, here are 32 of the most inspiring Christmas quotes to get you into the true Christmas spirit!

 


Inspirational Christmas Quote 1:

"It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving." -Mother Theresa

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 2:

"Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see." -The Conductor, The Polar Express

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 3:

"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 E. Westlake

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 4:

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

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 5:

"Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas... perhaps... means a little bit more!" -Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 6:

"The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear." -Will Ferrell, Elf

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 7:

"We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime." -Laura Ingalls Wilder

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 8:

"Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white.'" -Bing Crosby

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 9:

"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

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 10:

"Love the giver more than the gift." -Brigham Young

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 11:

"Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand."

-Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas 

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 12:

"Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind." -Mary Ellen Chase

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 13:

"God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving. If He gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it." -Pope Francis

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 14:

"Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling reckless extravagance." -Tove Jansson

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 15:

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

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 16:

"What is Christmas? It is the tenderness of the past, courage for the present, and hope for the future." -Agnes M. Pahro

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 17:

"When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things—not the great occasions—give off the greatest glow of happiness." -Bob Hope

 

Inspirational Christmas quote 18:

"Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance—a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved." -Augusta E. Randel

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 19:

"Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone." -Charles M. Schultz

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 20:

"The joy of brightening other lives becomes for us the magic of the holidays." -W.C. Jones

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 21:

"Christmas is a season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart." -Washington Irving

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 22:

"Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves." -Eric Sevareid

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 23:

"It is Christmas in the heart the puts Christmas in the air." -W.T. Ellis

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 24:

"Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling." -Edna Ferber

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 25:

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

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 26:

"Peace on Earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day." -Helen Steiner Rice

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 27:

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

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 28:

"At Christmas, all roads lead home." -Marjorie Holmes

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 29:

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

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 30:

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

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 31:

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

 

Inspirational Christmas Quote 32:

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

 


 

Which of these inspirational Christmas quotes is your favorite? Are there any other Christmas quotes you love? let us know in the comments below!

 

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