100 Happy Holiday Quotes For The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Deepthi Reddy
Dec 12, 2023 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Mar 10, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
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Holidays keep people in high spirits and a cheerful mood.

Christmas and New Year are two such wintertime holidays that are celebrated all around the world. Everyone enjoys the winter holidays.

Shopping for Christmas gifts and decorating trees puts everyone in the holiday spirit. Happy holidays are not only about exchanging gifts but also about spending quality time with loved ones and enjoying happy holidays quotes.

We have brought a collection of holiday quotes to uplift your spirits. If you like to read similar quotes, check out white Christmas quotes and [Chanukkah quotes].

Happy Holiday Quotes

Wishing happy holidays to loved ones spreads joy and so it has become a widely used phrase. Take a look at the happy holiday quotes, Christmas quotes, and holiday quotes about giving listed below, and wish your loved ones happy holidays.

1."I look forward to the holiday season every year."

-Cate Blanchett.

2."Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us."

-David Cameron.

3."One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in this living room on Christmas Day."


4."Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever."

-Richelle E. Goodrich.

5."May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility."

-Mary Anne Radmacher.

6."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.

7."The darkness of the whole world cannot swallow the glowing of a candle."

-Robert Atlinger.

8."Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love."

-Hamilton Wright Mabie.

9."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.

10."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.

11."Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. Maybe Christmas, he thought...doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps...means a little bit more!"

-Dr. Seuss, 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas!'

12."Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day."

-Helen Steiner Rice.

13."Let us cherish family and friends this Holiday Season."


14."Christmas is a time when you get homesick – even when you're home."

-Carol Nelson.

15."There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus."

-Bob Phillips.

16."Love the giver more than the gift."

-Brigham Young.

17."Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind."

-Mary Ellen Chase.

18."Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall."

-Larry Wilde.

19."I have always thought of Christmas time... as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time."

-Charles Dickens.

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

-Maya Angelou.

21."Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts."

-Janice Maeditere.

22."Christmas is forever, not for just one day. For loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away."

-Norman Wesley Brooks.

23."I hope you will enjoy this marvelous holiday to the fullest. May you find a million reasons to be happy today and every day. Happy holiday!"


24."Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting."

-Thomas S. Monson.

25."My normal life is like being on holiday."

-Valentino Rossi.

26."The spirit of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is shared by all people who love freedom."

-Norma Simon.

27."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.

28."It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you."

-Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

29."We need about seven days to figure out who we are and where we're at and love each other. It's a time for reflection to help us try to figure out how we're gonna enjoy the next year."

-Chuck D.

30."Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home."

-Edith Sitwell.

31."A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours."

-J. B. Priestley.

32."Give thanks for a little, and you will find a lot."

-Hausa Proverb.

33."Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first."

-George Matthew Adams.

34."Take a break and chill because this is the time of the year to rejoice, celebrate and also feel rewarded."


35."Nothing else in all life is such a maker of joy and cheer as the privilege of doing good."

-James Russell Miller.

36."Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice."

-Dave Barry.

37."No one has ever become poor by giving."

-Anne Frank.

38."Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most."

-Ruth Carter Stapleton.

39."You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving."

-Robert Louis Stevenson.

40."Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."

-Mao Zedong.

Holiday Quotes About Peace

If you are content in life, then every day is a holiday for you. In this section, you will find the best holiday quotes that will fill your heart with happiness.

41."This holiday season give yourself the gift of self-love and self-acceptance. Your season will bloom into ultimate bliss."

-Amy Leigh Mercree.

42."It's the most wonderful time of the year!"

-Edward Pola and George Wyle.

43."Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand."

-Dr. Seuss.

44."A holiday is an opportunity to journey within."


45."Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection."

-Winston Churchill.

46."The joy of brightening other lives becomes for us the magic of the holidays."

-W.C. Jones.

47."When you live gratefully and joyfully every day is a holiday."

-Marty Rubin.

48."The holiday season is about love! Share it. Spread it. Live it."

-Amy Leigh Mercree.

49."A gift for the holidays? A holiday is a gift in itself."

-Ljupka Cvetanova.

50."Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection."


51."The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!"

-Charles N. Barnard.

52."My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others."

-Bob Hope.

Family Holiday Quotes

Christmas is the best time to spend with family, friends, and loved ones. Here is a list of family holiday quotes and Funny holiday quotes that will improve your family bond.

53."Who's the bane of Santa's life? The elf and safety officer."

-Catherine Tate.

54."I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can't wait to exchange."

-Henny Youngman.

55."You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them."

-Desmond Tutu.

56."Even before Christmas has said Hello, it's saying 'Buy Buy'."

-Robert Paul.

57."I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year."

-Charles Dickens.

58."Family is not an important thing. It's everything."

-Michael J. Fox.

59."I always loved family holidays, and I had this vision and dream as a little girl of having a big family of my own."

-Brooke Burke.

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

-Bill Vaughan.

61."Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united."

-Norman Vincent Peale.

62."Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas."

-Peg Bracken.

63."For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home."

-William Jewett Tucker.

64."What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day."

-Phyllis Diller.

65. "At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional."

-Robert Godden.

66."Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."

-Calvin Coolidge.

67."It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."

-Mother Theresa.

68."Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year."

-Victor Borge.

69."Your children need your presence more than your presents."

-Jesse Jackson.

70."Christmas is the day that holds all time together."

-Alexander Smith.

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

-Johnny Carson.

72."Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas."

-Kin Hubbard.

73."Nothing says holidays like a cheese log."

-Ellen DeGeneres.

74."Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings."

-Karolyn Grimes.

75."A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell."

-George Bernard Shaw.

76."I have had a holiday, and I'd like to take it up professionally."

-Kylie Minogue.

77."That's the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me."

-Jerry Seinfeld.

78."Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard."

-Andy Borowitz.

79."Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?"

-Gilbert K. Chesterton.

Inspirational Holiday Quotes

Joy and happiness are the spirits of any festival. Here are some winter holiday quotes that will act as a spark of life during the holiday season.

80."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.

81."Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas."

-Dale Evans.

82."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.

83."To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance."

-Phillip Adams.

84."Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts."

-Joan Winmill Brown.

85."Let us keep Christmas still a shining thing."

-Grace Noll Crowell.

86."Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance."

-Oren Arnold.

87."At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year."

-Thomas Tusser.

88."The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young."

-Phillips Brooks.

89."Time for work- yet take much holiday for art's and friendship's sake."

-George James De Wilde.

90."I love outdoor winter activities like snow tubing and snowball throwing."

-Kat Graham.

91 "Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face."

-Victor Hugo.

92."Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful."

-Norman Vincent Peale.

93."There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child."

-Erma Bombeck.

94."The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart; The secret anniversaries of the heart."

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Positive Holiday Quotes

The true spirit of any festival is the affection and care you share for your family and friends. Here is the list of short holiday quotes and cute holiday quotes to have happy holidays.

95."If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant."

-Anne Bradstreet.

96."I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays."

-Henny Youngman.

97."Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone."

-Charles M. Schulz.

98."Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life."

-Melody Beattie.

99."Be present in all things and thankful for all things."

-Maya Angelou.

100."Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, Love Divine; Love was born at Christmas; Star and angels gave the sign."

-Christina Rossetti.

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

Master of Business Administration

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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