Merry Christmas

20 Famous Quotes for Christmas Cards

If you’re like us and send around 20+ Christmas cards every year, it could be hard to make each message unique, original and personal.

One way to go around it is to add a festive quote and a few sweet personal words to go with it.

For your inspiration, we have tracked down some of the most popular festive quotes from the internet – see below and pick your favorite one.

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  • Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas . . . perhaps. .means a little bit more!’ Dr. Seuss
  • One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books. from Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
  • Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts. Janice Maeditere

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20 Famous Quotes for Christmas Cards

  • Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year — and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority. W. J. Cameron
  • 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
  • There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. Erma Bombeck
  • Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind. Mary Ellen Chase
  • It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. W. T. Ellis
  • Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. Hamilton Wright Mabie
  • I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirits in jars and open a jar of it every month. Harlan Miller
  • You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger. Robert Paul

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  • Let the children have their night of fun and laughter, let the gifts of Father Christmas delight their play. Let us grown-ups share to the full in their unstinted pleasures… Sir Winston Churchill
  • At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year. Thomas Tusser
  • Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.  Unknown
  • Heap on the wood!-the wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We’ll keep our Christmas merry still. Sir Walter Scott
  • He who has no Christmas in his heart will never find Christmas under a tree.  Sunshine Magazine
  • Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no persuasion move thee, to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so shalt thou always live jollity; for a good conscience is a continual Christmas. Benjamin Franklin

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  • If there is no joyous way to give a festive gift, give love away. Unknown
  • Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. Mary Ellen Chase
  • From Home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas bring us closer to each other. Emily Matthews

Have you picked your favorite one? Which one was it?

What do you normally write in a Christmas card each year? Do you personalize each message or go with something simple and more generic? Leave a comment below!

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