It’s the holiday season and everyone should be in the mood to celebrate. But if you’re feeling a bit out of sorts, an uplifting thought or funny quote can really lighten the mood and put you in the festive spirit. Whether you like to decorate the house, get ready for Christmas dinner, or just have a bit of fun with your friends, a few words of wisdom or humor might be just the thing you need for some much-needed cheer and holiday cheer!

Here’s a collection of some of the best holiday quotes and sayings to get you in the festive mood.

Funny and Cheerful Uplifting Quotes for the Holiday Season

  1. “Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard.” — Andy Borowitz

  2. “Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered.” — Phyllis Diller

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

  4. “May your Christmas sparkle with moments of love, laughter and goodwill.” — Anonymous

  5. “I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.” — Bernard Manning

Wise and Inspirational Holiday Quotes

  1. “Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind.” — Mary Ellen Chase

  2. “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” — Edna Ferber

  3. “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

  4. “Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.” — Pope Francis

  5. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” — Charles M. Schulz

Heartwarming Quotes to Begin the Holiday Season

  1. “Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder

  2. “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

  3. “It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.”— W.T. Ellis

  4. “Christmas is not just a time for festivity and merry making. It is more than that. It is a time for the contemplation of eternal things. The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving.” —J. C. Penney

  5. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” — Charles M. Schulz

Affirmative Quotes to Uplift Your Spirit this Holiday Season

  1. “Christmas is not a time or 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

  2. “Christmas is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ― Dale Evans

  3. “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

  4. “Christmas is the season of giving, when people of good will to share what they have, even if it’s only a kind word.” — Unknown

  5. “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” — Burton Hillis

Evocative Quotes to Spread Holiday Cheer

  1. “Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ― Dale Evans

  2. “May your holiday season be full of joyful moments, love, friendship, and cheer.” — Unknown

  3. “For the spirit of Christmas fulfills the greatest hunger of mankind.” ― Loring A. Schuler

  4. “Let the spirit of love gently fill our hearts and homes. In this loveliest of seasons may you find many reasons for happiness.” — Unknown

  5. “May your days be filled with joy and love for the entire season.” — Unknown

Reflective Quotes to Reflect on the Meaning of Christmas

  1. “At Christmas, all roads lead home.” — Marjorie Holmes

  2. “Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence.” — Joan Mills

  3. “Christmas is not a season, but a feeling.” — Edna Ferber

  4. “Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” — Alexander Smith

  5. “At its best, Christmas is an idea: a joyous and generous recognition of the family ties that bind us together as people.” ― Marcus Braybrooke

Uplifting Quotes to Wrap Up the Holiday Season

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

  2. “The holiday season is the perfect time to reflect on our blessings and to seek out ways to make life better for those around us.” — Unknown

  3. “Christmas brings us all together, so don’t be afraid to spread some cheer and good tidings along the way.” — Unknown

  4. “May love be what you give away this season, may joy be in all that you do, and may peace reign in life and your heart through Christmas and the New Year too.” — Unknown

  5. “Christmas feels like hope: The feeling that everything can be different and that the world can be full of possibility and love.” — Unknown

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