Merry Christmas Quotes, Greetings, Jokes and Images

Merry Christmas Quotes are some of the most beautiful words you will hear all year. And, if you’re looking to share your feelings, excitement, and heart’s love during the holiday season and on December 25, we have some greetings and messages.

The right words can mean a lot to friends and family, share gifts, and enjoy the spirit and vibrant atmosphere. It is time to go shopping, to experience the brightest and liveliest lights and colors of the year. We’ve also included some fun holiday visuals.

If you are young, the yuletide season is the time to build your memories, and if you are old, the holiday season brings back the most cherished memories of your life. Share this collection with friends, family, and colleagues and celebrate the spirit of the holiday season.

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Quotations on the Holidays

Merry Xmas Quotes

Funny Xmas Quotations

Yuletide Jokes

Season Greetings

What’s Open On Xmas Day?


Images and Memes

Quotations on the Holidays

Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth, sweetening every taste bud, and making you wish it could last forever.
Richelle E. Goodrich

Bless us, Lord, this Christmas, with the quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind.
Helen Steiner Rice

Merry Christmas Memes – You Get Socks

Santa Claus Saying.

Best Christmas Quotes

Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings, exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united.
Norman Vincent Peale

To many people, holidays are not voyages of discovery but a ritual of reassurance.
Philip Andrew Adams

Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, and so do you. Thinking of you this holiday season!
T.A. Barron

Love the giver more than the gift.
Brigham Young

Merry Christmas Image – Quotes and Greetings

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Good Christmas Quotes

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold; everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent

May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.
Mary Anne Radmacher

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness.
Helen Keller

This is my wish for you: peace of mind, prosperity through the year, happiness that multiplies, health for you and yours, fun around every corner, energy to chase your dreams, a joy to fill your holidays!
D.M. Dellinger

Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.
Janice Maeditere

Happy, happy Christmas that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveler, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!
Charles Dickens

Sending Xmas Cheer to good people everywhere.
Andy Atticus

See Romantic Christmas Wishes and Messages.

Merry Christmas Meme – A Magic Wand

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Short Christmas Quotes

Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.
Pope Francis

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

Time for work- yet take much holiday for art’s and friendship’s sake.
George James De Wilde

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

Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever.
Joel Osteen

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

Merry Christmas Quotes

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

There is a Christmas song upon the air,
There is a joy innate within the heart;
An inner sense of peace, a holy light
Illumines life and sets these days apart.
Edna Greene Hines

When you give up yourself, that’s when you will feel the true spirit of Christmas. And that’s giving, that’s serving others, and that’s when you feel fulfilled.
Joel Osteen

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

May Christmas lend a special charm
To all, your chance to do.
And may the season light your way
To hopes and dreams anew.
Garnett Ann Schultz

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.
Peg Bracken

Merry Christmas Image – May Your Days be Merry and Bright

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Joy to the World Quotes

Let us have music for Christmas,
Sound the trumpet of joy and rebirth;
Let each of us try, with a song in our hearts,
To bring peace to men on earth.
Mildred L. Jarrell

Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.
Phillips Brooks

Fine old Christmas, with the snowy hair and ruddy face, had done his duty that year in the noblest fashion and had set off his rich gifts of warmth and color with all the heightening contrast of frost and snow.
George Eliot

Merry Christmas Images – Joyful Days and Merry Moments

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Xmas Quotes

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

Bah, humbug!
Scrooge via Charles Dickens

Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.
Freya Stark

The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing other’s loads, and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas.
W. C. Jones

The First Noel Opening

The First Noel, the Angels did say
Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay
In fields where they lay keeping their sheep
On a cold winter’s night that was so deep.

Mankind is a great, an immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.
Pope John XXIII

Christmas Eve is a perfect night to express affection for your family, forgive those who failed you and forget past mistakes.

Funny Xmas Quotes

The Christmas tree – Where did that tradition come from? It sounds like the behavior of a drunk man. I can picture it now, “Honey, why is there a…pine tree in our living room? I like it. Tomorrow, we’re gonna…we’re gonna decorate it for Jesus.”
Jim Gaffigan

Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people once a year.
Victor Borge

This past Christmas, I told my girlfriend that all I wanted was an Xbox. That’s it—beginning and end of the list: Xbox. You know what she got me? A homemade frame with a picture of us from our first date together. Which was fine. Because I got her an Xbox.
Anthony Jeselnik

There’s something about a Christmas sweater that will always make me laugh.
Kristin Wiig

Christmas is the time when you’re homesick…even when you’re home.
Carol Nelson

I set a personal record on Christmas. I got my shopping done three weeks ahead of time – I had all the presents back at my apartment, I was halfway through wrapping them, and I realized, ‘Damn, I used the wrong wrapping paper.’ The paper I used said, ‘Happy Birthday.’ I didn’t want to waste it, so I just wrote ‘Jesus’ on it.
Demetri Martin

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.
Johnny Carson

Ever wonder what people got Jesus for Christmas? It’s like, “Oh great, socks. You know I’m dying for your sins, right? Yeah, but thanks for the socks! They’ll go great with my sandals. What am I, German?”
Jim Gaffigan

You can tell a lot about a person by the way they handle three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas lights.
Maya Angelou

Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard.
Andy Borowitz

Hilarious Xmas Jokes

When is Christmas?

Most Christians celebrate Jesus’ birth on December 25 each year. However, Orthodox Christians celebrate on January 7 each year.

See how Xmas is celebrated around the world.

Christmas Jokes

Two wise men, “We’ll give him gold and frankincense.”
Third wise man, “But wait, there’s myrrh!”

You know it’s the holidays when Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, and you’ve got Jack Squat in your bank account.

Church Sign: Honk if you love Jesus. Keep on texting while you drive if you want to meet him.

Definition of the Xmas Season: When you exchange hello’s with strangers, and good buy’s with friends.

Vixen: Hey Santa, why are Rudolph and Dancer always taking breaks?
Santa Claus: Because they are my Star Bucks!

Five-year-old boy to his younger brother, “Let’s play X-mas. I’ll be Santa Claus, and you can be a present, and I’ll give you away.”

I heard they canceled the pageant at your school; they couldn’t find three wise men for the nativity.

Xmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money.

Be naughty, save Santa a trip.

May your gifts be many, and your returns be few.

On Dasher, on Dancer, on Master and Visa!

Dear Santa, I can explain.

Merry Christmas Images – Santa Claus has the Right Idea

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Funny Christmas Riddles

Q. What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus?
A. Claustrophobic.

Q. What do you call a bunch of chess players bragging about their games in a hotel lobby?
A. Chess nuts boasting in an open foyer.

Q. What do you say to Santa when he’s taking attendance?
A. Present!

Q. What did Adam say after dinner the day before X-mas?
A. It’s Xmas, Eve!

Q. What did Santa pay for his sleigh?
A. Nothing, it was on the house.

Q. What did archangel Michael say to Gabriel?
A. Halo there!

Q. What do you get when you cross a snowman and a vampire?
A. Frostbite.

Christmas Greetings

A Holiday Greeting of Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy.

Keep calm and jingle on.

May your good cheer last throughout the year!

All is calm; all is bright.

A Holiday Message for You: May your days be merry and bright!

Let Heaven and Nature Sing.

A wish for a festive season to your family from ours.

Joy and love to you this Yule.

Merry Christmas Memes – The Set was Humble, but the Cast was Divine.

Nativity Saying image

Learn how the Xmas Card Tradition Started.

Unwrap yourself a merry little Xmas! (A great not to include with a small Christmas gift).

Christmastide greetings.

Wishing you a Very Merry Day!

Rejoice. Rejoice!

Peace, Joy, and Love.

Here we come a Caroling.

He’s making a list and checking it twice.

Makin’ spirits bright.

Xmas is a clause for celebration.

Merry Christmas Images – Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy

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Merry Christmas Messages

It’s beginning to look a lot like Xmas.

Happy Holidays!

‘Tis the Season to be Jolly.

If kisses were snowflakes, I’d send you a blizzard.

Joy to the World.

Up to Snow Good.

Merry Xmas to all and to all a Good Night!

A Holiday Cheer to you and yours.

While visions of sugar plums danced in their heads.

Peace on Earth.

Tip: These phrases make a great written note on a Christmas card.

Yuletide Greetings from our house to yours.

Have a Holly, Jolly Xmas.

Wonders of His Love.

Cookies, Cocoa, Carols, and Cheer!

The best present I hope for every year is to spend time together with you.

Go tell it on the Mountain, over the hills, and everywhere.

May all your Christmases be white!

Come and See our Tree!

Believe in the Magic of the Season.

Oh Come All Ye Faithful, Joyful And Triumphant

Enjoy the Holly Days.

The best way to spread Xmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear.

Jesus is the reason for the Christmas season.

What’s open on Christmas Day?

Most pharmacies, movie theaters, and convenience stores are open, and a select number of grocery stores and fitness centers. Usually, Starbucks remains open. Call before heading out to make sure.

Merry Christmas Wishes

May the joy of the season find its way to your home this season and all year round.

Wishing you peace and joy.

May peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Xmas Day.

Jesus is the reason for the season.

Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills, and everywhere!

A whole lot of hugs and kisses out to you on this day of days.

Warm Wishes For A Loving, Caring, And Sharing Season For All!

Let your heart be light.

Family and friends are the true gifts of the season.

Have a December to Remember.

Merry Christmas Images – All roads lead home for Christmas

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Warm Merry Christmas Wishes

Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Holiday.

May your heart and home be filled with love.

Have the most wonderful time of the year.

Let every heart prepare Him room, And heaven and nature sing!

May you be richly blessed this season and throughout the year.

I wish for peace, joy, and happiness this holiday season.

May you be as happy all year round as you are at Xmas.

Believe in the Miracle of Jesus.

All hearts come home for the Holidays.

Wishing you a season of good cheer, and to top it off,
A very happy new year!

Glory to God in the Highest!

May your heart and home be filled with joy and love during this festive season.

Celebrate the magic of the season!

May your heart be refreshed in the joy and wonder of this special season.

May the beauty of the season fill your heart with joy. Sending Christmas love.

Amongst the hustle and bustle of the season, find time to celebrate that which truly matters.

May your days be happy, your heart light, your holidays merry, and the new year bright.

May the true spirit of Christmas shine in your heart.

Merry Christmas Images – Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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Merry Christmas Images – Joy to the World

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From “Joy to the World” – typically the last song played at any Catholic church for a mass on Dec. 24 or Dec. 25.

Merry Christmas Pictures

Wonderful time message

Merry Christmas Images – Merry Christmas

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Best Merry Christmas Memes – May your Xmas be full of Good Things

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Merry Christmas Memes – Noel

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Blessed Christmas Quotes

A silent night, a star above, a blessed gift of hope and love. A blessed Christmas to you!

Some Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow; they represent a gift of love given a long time ago.
Tom Bake

When Christ was born, so was our hope.
Max Lucado

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, and hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal and that every path may lead to peace.
Agnes M. Pharo

Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.
Margaret Thatcher

Once in our world, a Stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.
C.S. Lewis

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

Lighthearted Christmas Quotes

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

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.
Andy Rooney

I heard the bells on Christmas Day, their old, familiar carols play. And wild and sweet, the words repeat, of peace on earth, goodwill to men!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Christmas isn’t just a day. It’s a frame of mind.
Valentine Davies, Miracle on 34th Street.

There seems a magic in the very name of Christmas.
Charles Dickens

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
Garrison Keillor

There’s a certain magic that comes with the very first snow. When the first snow is also a Christmas snow, well, something wonderful is bound to happen.
Frosty the Snowman

Heartwarming Quotes for Christmas

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing, but of reflection.
Winston Churchill

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

For children, Christmas is anticipation. For adults, Christmas is memory.
Eric Sevareid

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance, each beautiful, unique, and gone too soon.
Deborah Whipp

The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned, and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.
Louisa May Alcott

The smell of Christmas are the smells of childhood.
Richard Paul Evans


May this season find you among those you love, sharing in the twin glories of generosity and gratitude.
Oprah Winfrey

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

Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.

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

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author, toy inventor, and founder of Greeting Card Poet.


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