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100+Heartwarming Christmas Quotes Family Members Love To Cherish

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Heartwarming Christmas quotes family members love to listen and share!

Hey there, festive friends! Can you feel that familiar twinkle in the air?

Yep, it’s that time of year again! The season of jolly spirits, cozy sweaters, and of course, all the delightful chaos that comes with the holidays.

But amidst the hustle and bustle of decorating trees and planning the perfect feast, there’s something truly special about the way Christmas brings families together.

Ah, there’s nothing quite like it, is there? That’s why, in the spirit of celebrating the magic of togetherness, we’ve put together a heartwarming collection of Christmas quotes for family that holds our crazy, lovable families together.

The Christmas quotes about family paint vivid pictures of cherished moments, emphasizing the importance of love, unity, and shared experiences. They capture the essence of what it truly means to be part of a tight-knit family, creating an invisible thread that binds them all together. As the quotes weave their magic, the atmosphere brims with an undeniable sense of togetherness, fostering an unbreakable bond that transcends time and place.

So, grab a mug of hot cocoa, cozy up in your favorite spot, and let’s dive into these beautiful quotes that perfectly capture the essence of family love during the most wonderful time of the year!

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Heartfelt Christmas Quotes Family Members Love To Share

1. “Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words.” – Harlan Miller

2. “I’m in love, I’m in Love, I’m on love, and I don’t care who knows it!” – Buddy the Elf

3. “I love the Christmas-tide, and yet, I notice this, each year I live; I always like the gifts I get, But how I love the gifts I give!” – Carolyn Wells

4. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” – Charles M. Schulz

Christmas Quotes Celebrating The Gift Of Love: thankful christmas quotes family5. “The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” – Richard Paul Evans

6. “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas; Soon the bells will start, And the thing that will make them ring Is the carol that you sing Right within your heart.” – Meredith Willson

7. “There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus.” – Bob Phillips

8. “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 Severeid

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

10. “If my Valentine you won’t be, I’ll hang myself on your Christmas tree.” – Ernest Hemingway

11. “For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.” – W. J. Tucker

12. “Everything that you want Santa to be, he is.” – Mick Foley

13. “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!” – Hamilton Wright Mabie

14. “Christmas now surrounds us, Happiness is everywhere Our hands are busy with many tasks As carols fill the air.” – Shirley Sallay

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

16. “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

17. “How do you know when Santa’s in the room? You can sense his presents.” – Unknown

18. “Christmas: the only time of year you can sit in front of a dead tree eating candy out of socks.” – Anonymous

19. “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

20. “God put Santa Claus on earth to remind us that Christmas is supposed to be a happy time.” – Bil Keane

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Uplifting Christmas Quotes On Life And Love

21. “Christmas waves a magic wand over the world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale

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

23. “Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” – Calvin Coolidge

24. “Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.” – G.K. Chesterton

25. “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

26. “I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another, it’s about the Christian ethic, it’s about kindness.” – Carrie Fisher

27. “The office Christmas party is a great opportunity to catch up with people you haven’t seen for 20 minutes.” – Julius Sharpe

28. “Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.” – Mary Ellen Chase

inspirational christmas quotes family29. “It was the beginning of the greatest Christmas ever. Little food. No presents. But there was a snowman in their basement.” – Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

30. “Nobody shoots at Santa Claus.” – Samuel Butler

31. “What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, 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

32. “It’s easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket.” – Craig Ferguson

33. “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, Just like the ones I used to know, Where the tree tops glisten And children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow.”- Irving Berlin

34. “At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional.” – Robert Godden

35. “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens, Ebeneezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol

36. “Santa is very jolly because he knows where all the bad girls live.” – Dennis Miller

37. “Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever.” – Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anway

38. “May Christmas lend a special charm To all you chance to do. And may the season light your way To hopes and dreams anew.”- Garnett Ann Schultz, My Christmas Wish

39. “I don’t want Christmas season to end, because it’s the only time I can legitimately indulge in on particular addiction: glitter.”- Eloisa James, Paris in Love

40. “You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout, I’m telling you why—Santa Claus is coming to town.” — Haven Gillespie

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Enchanting Christmas Quotes And Expressions

41. “Good news from heaven the angels bring, Glad tidings to the earth they sing: To us this day a child is given, To crown us with the joy of heaven.” – Martin Luther

42. “The name is Bond … Santa Bond. I’ll have an eggnog, shaken, not stirred.” — Michael Scott

43. “Peace on earth will come to stay when we live Christmas every day.” – Helen Steiner Rice

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

45. “Christmas is a magical time of year… I just watched all my money magically disappear.” – Unknown

46. “And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” – Dr. Seuss

47. “Christmas is the season for giving. I always enjoy sharing the gift of music with friends, family, students and their parents during this special time.” ― Dennis Alexander

48. “Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.” – Janice Maeditere

49. “I’m releasing a holiday song called, “All I Want for Christmas is my Parents’ Freaking Wifi Password.” – Damien Fahey on Twitter

50. “The greatest thing is not to believe in Santa Claus; it is to be Santa Claus.” — Pat Boone

51. “The merry family gatherings–The old, the very young; The strangely lovely way they Harmonize in carols sung. For Christmas is tradition time– Traditions that recall The precious memories down the years, The sameness of them all.” – Helen Lowrie Marshall

52. “I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can’t wait to exchange.” – Henny Youngman

53. “Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.”– Gary Allan

christmas quotes family friends54. “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens

55. “Christmas is a magical time whose spirit lives on in all of us no matter how old we grow.” — Sirona Knight

56. “Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish. Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself.” – Francis C. Farley

57. “To catch the real meaning of the “spirit of Christmas,” we need only drop the last syllable, and it becomes the ‘Spirit of Christ.’” – Thomas S. Monsoon

58. “This time of year means being kind to everyone we meet, To share a smile with strangers we may pass along the street.” – Betty Black

59. “I’m the only one who still believes in Santa Claus!” – Edith Piaf

60. “It seemed like the little Christmas tree wasn’t so little after all. It seemed to grow taller and wider with all the decorations on it.” ― Paatricia Erickson

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Hilarious Christmas Sayings

61. “Christmas is forever, not for just one day, for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf. The good you do for others is good you do yourself.” – Norman Wesley Brooks, Let Every Day Be Christmas

62. “Bringing the past and the present together with a tradition that was timeless to those who had grown up with Christmas tree.” ― Fred Neuschel

63. “Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas.” – Stephen Graham Jones

religious christmas quotes family64. “Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” – Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby

65. “Christmas is a season of celebrating the birth of our Savior and a time of sharing gifts with those we cherish and love.” ― Jack Countryman

66. “Christmas is not for the gifts we exchange. It’s not about sleigh rides or sweet candy canes. Nay, Christmas is simple. A time to recall Christ’s gift of atonement He gave to us all.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

67. “We decorate our homes for this wonderful season. A large evergreen tree proudly stands in the main family room. Beautiful rainbow colored lights seem to dance to the tune of Christmas carols.” ― Theresa Ann

68. “Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us.” – David Cameron

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

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

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

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

73. “Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given–when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.” – Joan Winmill Brown

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74. “Always winter but never Christmas.” – C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

75. “Santa Claus had the right idea. Visit people only once a year.” — Victor Borge

76. “I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays – let them overtake me unexpectedly – waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself: ‘Why, this is Christmas Day!’” – David Grayson

77. “Oh, Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.” — Kris Kringle from Miracle on 34th Street

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

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

80. “Christmas is a magical time for both the young and old.” — Diane Cirafesi-Keszczyk 

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Heartwarming Christmas Quotes

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

82. “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

83. “She lighted another match, and then she found herself sitting under a beautiful Christmas-tree… Thousands of tapers were burning upon the green branches, and colored pictures, like those she had seen in the show-windows, looked down upon it all. The little one stretched out her hand towards them, and the match went out.” – Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Match Girl

84. “Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.” – Ruth Carter Stapleton

85. “It’s Christmas Time! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s a season of love, joy, peace, and cheer!” — Dana Sheree Coe

86. “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

87. “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

88. “Nothing seems to bring people together like Christmas.” — Steven Dodrill

christmas quotes family love89. “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.” – J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

90. “Christmas – that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance – a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.” – Augusta E. Rundel

91. “This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.” – Taylor Caldwell

92. “If we do not set aside time to focus together on what God’s Word tells us about the promise of Christ, on Christmas morning we can find ourselves surrounded by mounds of torn gift wrap, our laps full of presents, but with hearts that are empty and unprepared.” – Nancy Guthrie

93. “Christmas is for everyone, adults and children alike. Allow this season fill your heart, and let go of the things you dislike.” — Julie Hebert

94. “Ask your children two questions this Christmas. First: What do you want to give to others for Christmas? Second: What do you want for Christmas? The first fosters generosity of heart and an outward focus. The second can breed selfishness if not tempered by the first.” – Author Unknown

95. “Christmas is about giving gift to loved ones. It is one time of the year even the emotionally most inexpressive can send a sentimental Christmas card.” ― Pedro Hernandez

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

97. “The dance, like most dances after supper, was a merry one; some of the older folks joined in it, and the squire himself figured down several couple with a partner, with whom he affirmed he had danced at every Christmas for nearly half a century.” ―Washington Irving, Old Christmas

98. “I love the smell of Christmas trees, singing Christmas carols, baking my family’s favorite cookies, wrapping presents, and decorating my house!” — Debbie Trafton O’Neal

99. “Christmas tree will eventually be, emphasizing that it is a symbol of those who went before Christ, waiting.” ― Anne Neuberger

loving christmas quotes family100. “Off to one side sits a group of shepherds. They sit silently on the floor, perhaps perplexed, perhaps in awe, no doubt in amazement. Their night watch had been interrupted by an explosion of light from heaven and a symphony of angels. God goes to those who have time to hear him–and so on this cloudless night he went to simple shepherds.” – Max Lucado 

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Heartfelt Christmas Wishes For Family Members

101. “May this Christmas bring our family even closer together, filling our hearts with love, laughter, and cherished memories that we’ll hold onto for a lifetime.”

102. “Wishing my incredible family a Christmas season filled with the warmth of each other’s company, the joy of shared traditions, and the beauty of creating new unforgettable moments together.”

103. “As we gather around the Christmas tree, my wish for our family is that the spirit of this magical season fills each of our hearts with peace, happiness, and an abundance of love that knows no bounds.”

104. “This Christmas, may our family be blessed with an abundance of laughter, a dash of adventure, and a sprinkle of magic to make every moment together truly extraordinary.”

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105. “Sending heartfelt Christmas wishes to my wonderful family, may the holiday season bring us an abundance of cozy moments, heartfelt conversations, and a deeper appreciation for the special bond we share.”

106. “Here’s to a Christmas filled with the sweet melodies of our shared laughter, the warmth of our cherished traditions, and the comfort of knowing that our family is a source of endless love and support.”

107. “May the twinkling lights of Christmas illuminate our path to happiness, peace, and togetherness, making our family bond stronger and our celebrations merrier.”

108. “As we unwrap the gifts and share the joy of the season, my wish is for our family to be enveloped in the comforting embrace of love, understanding, and a profound sense of gratitude for each other.”

109. “Wishing my beloved family a Christmas brimming with delightful surprises, heartfelt conversations, and an abundance of moments that remind us how truly blessed we are to have each other.”

110. “May the magic of Christmas fill each member of our family with renewed hope, unbridled joy, and an unwavering sense of belonging, making this holiday season an unforgettable chapter in our book of cherished memories.”

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111. “Each sight, each sound of Christmas And fragrances sublime Make hearts and faces happy This glorious Christmastime.” – Carice Williams

112. “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

113. “Christmas is a day of happiness and excitement.” ― Herbert Henry Wernecke

114. “Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first.” — George Matthew Adams

115. “I like smiling, smiling’s my favorite.” – Buddy the Elf

116. “Christmas was considered a magical time in which the normal rules of everyday life–indeed, even the rules of nature–were suspended.” ― Bernd Brunner

117. “Lights sparkle from streetlamps, Christmas trees and bicycles.” — Charlot King

118. “Are you willing to believe that love is the strongest thing in the world – stronger than hate, stronger than evil, stronger than death – and that the blessed life which began in Bethlehem nineteen hundred years ago is the image and brightness of the Eternal Love? Then you can keep Christmas.” – Henry Van Dyke

119. “If we could condense all the truths of Christmas into only three words, these would be the words: ‘God with us.’” – John F. MacArthur

120. “Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” – Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

121. “At one time, most of my friends could hear the bell, but as years passed, it fell silent for all of them. Even Sarah found one Christmas that she could no longer hear its sweet sound. Though I’ve grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe.” – Chris Van Allsburg, The Polar Express

122. “Until one feels the spirit of Christmas, there is no Christmas. All else is outward display–so much tinsel and decorations. For it isn’t the holly, it isn’t the snow. It isn’t the tree not the firelight’s glow. It’s the warmth that comes to the hearts of men when the Christmas spirit returns again.” – Unknown

123. “Teacher says every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.” – Zuzu Bailey

124. “Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.” – Pindar

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125. “Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” – Winston Churchill

126. “Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.” — B. C. Forbes

127. “Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.” – Lucinda Franks

128. “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, Little Women

129. “I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent. For this is still the time God chooses.” – Taylor Caldwell

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130. “Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.” – Steve Maraboli

131. “Every day is Christmas. Every day Christ embraces us with His love, peace and joy.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

132. “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

133. “The very purpose of Christ’s coming into the world was that he might offer up his life as a sacrifice for the sins of men. He came to die. This is the heart of Christmas.” – Billy Graham

134. “That is my prayer for you this Christmas—that you would experience the fullness of Christ… that you would be amazed that Christ can be so real to you.” – John Piper

135. “It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” – William Thomas Ellis

136. “Christmas is a special time for joy.” — Dr. James Evans McReynolds

137. “Yet, the beautiful trees which we make a central feature of our Christmas celebration can be used as lovely symbols of Jesus and his coming to our world at the first Christmas.” ― Rev. Cecil Andrew Newell

138. “The kind of love that was so intently demonstrated at Christmas is truly amazing and life changing.” — Jason C. Dukes

139. “There’s nothing cozier than a Christmas tree all lit up.” ― Jenny Han

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140. “Christmas is a special time of year when family and tradition blend together into magical holiday grandeur.” — Candy Christmas

141. “May the Christmas morning make us happy to be Thy children, and the Christmas evening bring us to our beds with grateful thoughts, forgiving and forgiven, for Jesus’ sake. Amen.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

142. “There’s so much more to Christmas than what we see and hear on the radio and television. The whole thing is about Jesus.” – Billy Graham

143. “All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ.” – David Jeremiah

144. “Christmas is a good time to take stock of our blessings.” — Pat Boone

Summing Up

As we immerse ourselves in the magic of the holiday season, let these heartwarming Christmas quotes serve as reminders of the enduring strength and joy found within the embrace of family.

Let us carry these words with us as we navigate the bustling festivities, and may they serve as a beacon of warmth and comfort, guiding us through the winter nights and into the new year ahead.

Indeed, as these quotes remind us, the greatest gift we can give and receive during this season is the enduring love and support of family. May the joy of the season fill our hearts and homes, and may these timeless words continue to resonate, reminding us of the beauty of family bonds that make Christmas truly magical.

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