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December provides the beauty of snowy winters.

It reminds us of the delightful comfort of cozy winter clothes and the merry celebrations of Christmas. It is the time for holiday happiness, and priceless time spent with loved ones and friends!

Without a doubt, December has a certain mystical charm that has served as the inspiration behind magical December quotes over the years. With Christmas approaching, many people find the finest meaningful seasonal greetings. The air is filled with happiness; it feels like birds are singing melodiously all the time!

Santa Claus is sure to bring in gifts so revisit these merry quotes, before you get caught up in the holiday season, especially Christmas day. This post is packed with inspiring December quotes that can spark anyone's enthusiasm for this magnificent month. Say goodbye to November and start with a fresh month of December.

Inspirational December Quotes

December is a great month to spread some inspiration and love, as these quotes below attest.

“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.” 

– William Shakespeare.

“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 big sing in the dark of December.” 

– Oliver Herford.

“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.” 

– Pippa Middleton.

“My brothers and sisters, true love is a reflection of the Savior’s love. In December of each year, we call it the Christmas spirit. You can hear it. You can see it. You can feel it.” 

– Thomas S. Monson.

“This looks like a December day, it looks like we’ve come to the end of the way.” 

– Willie Nelson.

“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” 

– James M. Barrie.

“May and October, the best-smelling months? I’ll make a case for December; evergreen, frost, wood smoke, cinnamon.” 

– Lisa Kleypas.

“I prefer winter and fall when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn’t show.” 

– Andrew Wyeth.

“December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come.” 

– Fennel Hudson.

“It seems like everything sleeps in winter, but it’s really a time of renewal and reflection.” 

– Elizabeth Camden.

“In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.” 

– Ben Aaronovitch.

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” 

– John Steinbeck.

“There’s something super special about December.” 

– Charmaine J. Forde.

“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.

“I love the food and drinks in December. I don’t love to eat so much that I get nauseous. I just love to eat little things and enough.” 

– @seaofwordsx.

“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.” – Charles Dickens.

“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.” 

– 'Hope', Oliver Herford.

“Shout now! With hands upraised, as with one voice, They join their notes in grand accord; Hail to December! Say they all, It gave to Earth our Christ the Lord!” 

– J.K. Hoyt.

“Chill December brings the sleet, Blazing fire, and Christmas treat.” 

– Sara Coleridge.

Famous December Quotes

Here are a few of the most famous December quotes that you can use on cards and Instagram captions.

“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.

“The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination.” 

– Terri Guillemets.

“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.

“Through the small tall bathroom window the December yard is gray and scratchy, the trees calligraphic.” 

– Dave Eggers.

“By December an elastic skin of ice reached out hundreds of miles into the sea, rolling with every wave.” 

– Will Chancellor.

“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.” 

– John Keats.

“From December to March, there are for many of us three gardens – the garden outdoors, the garden of pots and bowls in the house, and the garden of the mind’s eye.” 

– Katherine S. White.

“December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory.” 

– John Geddes.

“I blink January’s lashes and gush down December’s cheeks.” 

– Sanober Khan.

“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.

“A bare tree stands with roots on both ends in December days.” 

– Kiran Bantawa.

“I’ve come to sing you a song called December.” 

– Ryan Murphy.

“May and October, the best-smelling months? I’ll make a case for December: evergreen, frost, wood smoke, cinnamon.” 

– Lisa Kleypas.

“There’s something super special about December.” 

– Charmaine J. Forde.

“Hello, December! May this month be filled with the joy of the time spent with family and friends. May peace fill your home and your heart. May hope be your security blanket. May love be the most precious gift that you receive and give.” 

– Willy Nywening.

“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 Brontë.

“December’s immaculate coldness feels warm. December feels like blood.” 

– Zinaida Gippius

December Quotes For Instagram

Read these December quotes about family and spread the joy!

"Make it a December to remember." 

– Anonymous*.

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” – John Steinbeck.

“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?” 

– Dr. Seuss.

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” 

– Hal Borland

“December is a simple wish that brings spectacular moments.” 

– Anonymous*.

“I have forgotten much, but still remember, The poinciana red, blood-red in warm December.” 

– Claude McKay

“December: a month of lights, snow, and feasts; time to make amends and tie up loose ends; finish off what you started and hope your dreams come true.” 

– Anonymous*.

“Dull November brings the blast; Then the leaves are whirling fast. Chill December brings the sleet, Blazing fire, and Christmas treat.” 

– 'The Garden Year', Sara Coleridge.

“December. A desperate celebration of an end.” 

– Chandrama Deshmukh.

December Quotes For Love

Love is in the air. December quotes are filled with love for you.

“I want your love to consume me like an oversized winter coat. Hands clasped around my waist like buttons done up properly.” 

– Anonymous*

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

– Anonymous*

“Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold.” 

– Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon.

“It is never over, though we are in December.” 

– Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Will love be true as December frost, or fickle and fall like the rose in June?” 

– Clement Scott.

“Will you love me in December as you do in May?” 

– Jack Kerouac.

"I love fall and winter because it gives us more reasons to cuddle!" 

– Anonymous*

“Who is not a love seeker when December comes? Even children pray to Santa Claus.” 

– Rod McKuen.

"Warm moments with friends and time around the tree with my family make me welcome December with an open heart." 

– Anonymous*

“It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready.” 

– Sarah Kay.

Christmas December Quotes

Christmas is a happy time. Enjoy it with friends and family and wish for Santa Claus to come.

“In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, in the bleak midwinter, long ago.” 

– Christina Rossetti.

“In cold December fragrant chaplets blow, and heavy harvests nod beneath the snow.” 

– Alexander Pope.

“There is October in every November and there is November in every December! All seasons melted in each other’s life!” 

– Mehmet Murat ildan.

“Michigan isn’t just cold in December; it’s arctic.” 

– Daniel Milstein.

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” 

– Aristotle.

“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.

“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.” 

– Merle Haggard.

“I know. I’m lazy. But I made myself a New Years’ resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have ‘til December, right?” 

– Catherine O’Hara.

“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.

“December is the toughest month of the year. Others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, October, August, and February.” 

– Mark Twain.

“In this world only winter is certain.” 

– George R.R. Martin.

“There’s something super special about December. Welcome it with open arms.” 

– Charmaine J. Forde.

“Remember this December, That love weighs more than gold!” 

– Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon.

“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.”  

– Anonymous*.

“December is the holdout month, all the others torn away.” 

– Anne Gisleson.

“And last December drear, with piteous low-drooped head. In a voice of desolation crying out, ‘The year is dead. And so, with changeful gear, with smile or frown or song, the months, in strange variation, are ever gliding along.” 

– Edgar Fawcett.

“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.” 

– William Shakespeare.

“No matter what my fortune may be, or where I may roam, in December, I’ll be going home.” 

– Floyd Huddleston.

“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 rup a pum pum.” 

– Charmaine J Forde.

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Joan Agie

<p>With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.</p>

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