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Stuff Santa Says

For many of us, we have to think back a long time to remember some of the stuff Santa says.

Many of our childhood memories may be mixed with expressions from Santa Clauses from movies or more recent visits to see the man in the red suit with children or grandchildren.

Whatever the case, you can always count on him to be cheerful and in good spirits. Let’s take a look at some of Santa Claus’s most popular expressions.

Stuff Santa Says

Santa Claus Sayings

1.) Ho, ho, ho!

2.) Did someone say, “Cookies”?

3.) Hello, I’m glad you came.

4.) What do you want for Christmas?

5.) Have you been a good little boy?

6.) What is your name?

7.) Are you looking forward to Christmas?

8.) What do you want for Christmas?

9.) My favorite snack is milk and cookies.

10.) The elves are very busy and still working.

11.) Have you been a good girl?

12.) I’ll see what I can do.

13.) Can you keep a secret?

Santa Claus Quotes

Saint Nicholas Quotes

14.) The true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.

15.) Have a cool yule!

16.) The reindeer love carrots and apples.

17.) It’s hard to be sad when eating a cookie.

18.) I’m Santa for everyone.
(When told by a child that he is not Christian).

19.) I have a special key to get, isn’t any house.
(When told by a child that there’s no chimney at home).

20.) Merry Christmas to all and all a good night.

21.) Santa brings Christmas cheer to all girls and boys.

22.) Oh, Christmas isn’t just a day; it’s a frame of mind.

23.) Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

24.) That was one of my helpers.
(When told he doesn’t look like the St. Nick visited last year.)

25.) On Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, On Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen.

St. Nicholas Day is celebrated on December 6 each year.

Did someone say, "Cookies?" - Santa Quote

Quotes About St. Nicholas

26.) All the world is happy when Santa Claus comes.
Maud Lindsey

27.) They err who think Santa Claus enters through the chimney. He enters through the heart.
Paul M. Ell

28.) Once you stop believing in Santa Claus, the whole world just goes downhill.
Tom Clancy

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

30.) The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.
Clement Clarke Moore

31.) His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, and the beard of his chin was as white as the snow.
Clement Clarke Moore

Heartwarming Quotes

32.) Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy; who gives himself by thought or word or deed in every gift that he bestows.
Paul M. Ell

33.) How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus! There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence.
Edwin Osgood Grover

34.) The greatest thing is not to believe in Santa Claus; it is to be Santa Claus.
Dolly Parton

35.) Bells are ringing, children singing, all is merry and bright. So hang your stockings and say your prayers, ’cause Santa Claus comes tonight.
Gene Autry

Funny Santa Quotes

36.) I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
Shirley Temple

37.) Santa Claus is real; please don’t tell the kids.

38.) I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and true love. Don’t even try to tell me different.
Dolly Parton

39.) Santa Claus has the right idea -visit people only once a year.
Victor Borge

40.) The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.
George Carlin

41.) There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus.
Pat Boone

42.) I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
Dick Gregory

Movie Quotes

43.) What about Santa’s cookies? I suppose parents eat those, too?
Buddy the Elf

44.) Knowing isn’t a burden, it’s a gift.
Charlie, The Santa Clause 2

45.) Oh, Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind, and that’s what’s been changing. That’s why I’m glad I’m here; maybe I can do something about it.
Kris Kringle, Miracle on 34th Street

46.) I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year.
A Christmas Carol

47.) Santy Claus, why, why are you taking our Christmas tree? WHY? Cindy Lou, How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Christmas Quotes

48.) To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
Calvin Coolidge

49.) 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

50.) 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

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

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

53.) What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
Phyllis Diller

54.) Christmas: the only time of year you can sit in front of a dead tree eating candy out of socks.

See Good Merry Christmas Quotes.

Inspiring Christmas Quotes

55.) Some Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago.
Tom Baker

56.) 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

57.) Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
Larry Wilde

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

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

60.) It’s the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer, we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more. For a couple of hours out of the whole year, we are the people that we always hoped we would be.
Bill Murray

Santa Claus FAQs

Where is Santa Claus from?

Every mother’s child knows St. Nick lives at the North Pole, but he is originally from modern-day Turkey. The legend of Santa Claus can be traced to a monk named Saint Nicholas.

How old is Santa Claus?

St. Nicholas was born around 280 A.D. That would make old Saint Nick about 1,741 years old.

What does “Ho, Ho, Ho” mean?

It’s just an expression of Kriss Kringle laughing. He is frequently described as a jolly, rosy-cheeked, old man.

What are other names for Santa Claus?

Kriss Kringle, Saint Nick, Pelznickel, and Father Christmas come to mind. His name is frequently shortened to Santa.

How to track Santa Claus’ trip on Christmas Eve?

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tracks Santa’s trip each year. See how close Santa and his reindeer are to your home.

There you have it. We hope you enjoyed our look at Santa’s lines. If you ever have to step into this role – wink, wink – you’ll have plenty of things to say. Merry Christmas!

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder of Greeting Card Poet.


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