Our December quotes and captions can lighten up the 12th month of the year.
December is widely known as the holiday season and the season of winter.
People can remember December in so many ways than just Christmas and pine trees. It can be sad to others, romantic, funny, and a month to find inspiration and motivation. Read on for memorable and relatable December quotes.
Romantic December Sayings
1.) Who is not a love seeker when December comes? Even children pray to Santa Claus.
2.) Will love be true as December frost or fickle and fall like the rose in June?
Clement Scott, In Sight of Home, c. 1883
3.) You have again made your way in, cold and beautiful. You are December, and I love you.
Thomas R. Parsons
4.) Will you love me in December as you do in May?
5.) Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!
Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon
6.) I think of John every day. I do try to block it, but December is not the only day I think of him.
7.) Do your heart and head keep pace? When does hoary Love expire, when do frosts put out the fire? Can its embers burn below all that chill December snow?
Edmund Clarence Stedman
8.) Yesterday, December seventh, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
9.) Every December, I host a tree-trimming party. I serve chili with cornbread and lots of good wine. It’s a wonderful party, and it shows how much adults like to play.
10.) At Christmas, I no more desire a rose Than wish a snow in May’s new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows.
11.) How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness, how the time has flown. How did it get so late so soon?
12.) Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.
13.) Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.
Edgar Allan Poe
14.) I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember. We are nearer to spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December.
15.) At Christmas, I no more desire a rose Than wish a snow in May’s new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows.
Sad December Insights
16.) It is never over, though we are in December!
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
17.) December was a horrible month.
18.) December. A desperate celebration of an end.
Chandrama Deshmukh, A Teaspoon Of Stars
19.) The crisp path through the field in this December snow, in the deep dark, where we trod the buried grass like ghosts on dry toast.
Dylan Thomas, Quite Early One Morning: Stories
20.) He had been walking for a long time, ever since dark, in fact, and dark falls soon in December.
21.) As a child, I was bonkers for Christmas. The entire month of December, I couldn’t sleep at night from anticipation.
22.) For many, December is also a month of a bit more reflection than usual. People are reminded of loved ones who are no longer around and how important family truly is.
23.) December 25? It’s a day as good as any. It’s a ‘together day’ when we can feel all the world bowing as one before the King. But all the other days of the year are Christmas too. That’s the measure of His great gift to us.
24.) Africa in December is beautiful; summer’s in full swing, and many places are at their blissful best. Handily, this dreamy weather corresponds nicely with the festive holidays.
25.) I heard the bells on Christmas Day. Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
26.) People can’t concentrate properly on blowing other people to pieces if their minds are poisoned by thoughts suitable to the twenty-fifth of December.
27.) Hot cocoa and cold toes remind me of Christmas.
28.) There must be something ghostly in the air of Christmas. Something about the close, muggy atmosphere that draws up the ghosts, like the dampness of the summer rains, brings out the frogs and snails.
Jerome K. Jerome
29.) Christmas is a time when you get homesick, even when you’re home.
30.) Chill December brings the sleet, blazing fire, and Christmas treat.
Inspirational Insights on December
31.) In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
32.) If you are feeling some December blues or even depression, don’t fight it. Instead, do something for yourself. Be reflective. Let the emotions exist. And be encouraged that, like me, you can get to a better place, but it can take time.
33.) To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.
34.) The cold is coming. December’s winter solstice. Start of the season.
35.) What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?
Welcome December Quotes
36.) If winter comes, can spring be… We’re nearer to spring than we were in September; I heard a bird sing in the dark of December, January, Feb, Mar, April, May, apricots beneath the bough.
Sylvia Plath, journal, 1953
37.) Of all the months of the year, there is not a month one half so welcome to the young, or so full of happy associations, as the last month of the year.
38.) December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come.
39.) Farewell, old year; we walk no more together; I catch the sweetness of thy latest sigh . . . Here in the dim light of a grey December, we part in smiles.
Best December Quotes
40.) It was snowing. It was always snowing at Christmas. December, in my memory, is white as Lapland, though there were no reindeers. But there were cats.
Dylan Thomas, A Child’s Christmas in Wales
41.) I’ve come to believe that whoever I am didn’t start on December and isn’t going to end on whatever that mysterious date is in the future.
42.) May and October, the best-smelling months? I’ll make a case for December: evergreen, frost, wood smoke, cinnamon.
Lisa Kleypas, Love in the Afternoon
43.) I miss being in Barbados in December. That is the time I always remember—the smell of varnish on the wooden floors. And the smell of paint on the wooden doors. The crowds in de Supermarket buying up the rum, and the music blasting. Puh-rump-a-pum-pum.
Charmaine J Forde
44.) Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
Hamilton Wright Mabie
Good December Quotes
46.) December is the holdout month, all the others torn away.
47.) In cold December, fragrant chaplets blow, And heavy harvests nod beneath the snow.
48.) Take Christ out of Christmas, and December becomes the bleakest and most colorless month of the year.
A. F. Wells
49.) I don’t mean to burst anyone’s bubble, but there is no scriptural or historical basis for December 25th actually being the day that Jesus was born.
Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick
50.) There is October in every November, and there is November in every December! all seasons melted in each other’s life!.
Mehmet Murat ildan
51.) When I was a child, my December weekends were spent making cards, decorating the tree, hanging the wreath, and preparing brandy butter and peppermint creams.
52.) December’s immaculate coldness feels warm. December feels like blood.
Short December Quotations
53.) There’s something super special about December.
Charmaine J. Forde
54.) In the winter, she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.
55.) A bare tree stands with roots on both ends in December days.
56.) I’ve come to sing you a song called December.
Ryan Murphy, Down with the Ship
57.) In this world, only winter is certain.
George R.R. Martin
58.) It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready.
59.) December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory.
John Geddes, A Familiar Rain
60.) December 25th has become guilt and obligation.
Funny December Quotes
61.) Having a birthday around the holidays was never easy and, with every successive year, it felt more and more as if celebrating my birthday got thrown into the December holiday mix as an afterthought.
62.) I Know. I’m lazy. But I made myself a New Year’s resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have ’til December, right?
63.) The gardening season officially begins on January 1st and ends on December 31.
64.) December is the toughest month of the year. Others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, October, August, and February.
65.) When December comes, can ‘The Nutcracker’ be far behind? No, it can’t – not in America, anyway.
66.) Christmas begins about the first of December with an office party and ends when you finally realize what you spent, around April fifteenth of the next year.
67.) Someone asked me when is my birthday? The poet inside me replied, My birthday is on the last day of the year. It’s st December, my dear!
68.) Michigan isn’t just cold in December; it’s arctic.
Happy December Insights
69.) 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
70.) No matter what my fortune may be, or where I may roam, in December, I’ll be going home.
71.) I have forgotten much, but still remember The poinciana’s red, blood-red in warm December.
72.) Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.
73.) December is a simple wish that brings spectacular moments.
Poetic December Quotes
74.) December drops no weak, relenting tear, By our fond Summer sympathies ensnared. Nor from the perfect circle of the year Can even Winter’s crystal gems be spared.
Christopher Pearce Cranch
75.) Bare Trees In December ring Every day the chimes; Loud the gleemen sing In the streets their merry rhymes. Let us by the fire Ever higher Sing them till the night expire!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
76.) The sun that brief December day Rose cheerless over hills gray, And, darkly circled, gave at noon A sadder light than waning moon.
John Greenleaf Whittier
77.) In a drear-nighted December, Too happy, happy brook, Thy bubblings ne’er remember Apollo’s summer look; But with a sweet forgetting, They stay their crystal fretting, Never, never petting About the frozen time.
78.) Cold in the earth and fifteen wild Decembers, From those brown hills, have melted into spring.
79.) Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Hello December Quotes
80.) The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination.
81.) Yet my heart loves December’s smile as much as July’s golden beam; then let us sit and watch the while the blue ice curdling on the stream.
Emily Jane Bronte
82.) It seems like everything sleeps in winter, but it’s really a time of renewal and reflection.
83.) December has the clarity, the simplicity, and the silence you need for the best fresh start of your life.
84.) Let all the failures of your past year be your best guide in the New Year.
Mehmet Murat ildan
Cold December Quotes
85.) If we make it through December, everything’s gonna be all right; it’s the coldest time of winter and I shiver when I see the falling snow.
86.) If cold December gave you birth, The month of snow and ice and mirth, Place on your hand a Turquoise blue, Success will bless whatever you do.
87.) This looks like a December day, it looks like we’ve come to the end of the way.
88.) Outside the house, it was storming, a busy downfall of flakes that the wind blew lightly across acres of old snow left from December.
Gladys Hasty Carroll
89.) By December an elastic skin of ice reached out hundreds of miles into the sea, rolling with every wave.
90.) December, tell me they saved the best for last.
91.) Baby, it’s cold outside
92.) Snowed in!
93.) The world changes when it snows
94.) Once upon a December
95.) It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
96.) Snow on the mountain
97.) Jingle all the way
98.) Hot chocolate vibes
99.) Get the shovel ready
100.) We’d rather shovel sand than snow
101.) Snow down, you move too fast
102.) Feast mode: Activated
103.) A walk in the snow
104.) Stay cozy!
105.) Christmas Chic.
106.) Xmas means cookies.
107.) Make it a December to remember
108.) All is calm; all is bright
109.) Didn’t make the “Nice List” again
110.) A Season to Sparkle!
111.) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
112.) The elf did it!
113.) Jack Frost be nipping at my nose
114.) Ice Ice Baby
115.) Believe in your elf
116.) Oh, Deer!
117.) Christmas tree shopping: a tradition like no other.
118.) ‘Tis the Season
120.) Cold hands; warm heart
121.) A cold snap
122.) As white as snow
123.) Tip of the iceberg
124.) December Daily
125.) Winter Wonderland
By Michael O’Halloran
Michael is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.
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