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100 Festive Christmas Tree Quotes

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The Christmas tree is one of the main symbols of Christmas. And going Christmas tree hunting, decorating, putting the presents under it and sitting around it with the people you love are the best parts of Christmas. We have gathered all the best Christmas tree quotes into one place including funny Christmas tree quotes, the Christmas tree is up quotes, and Christmas tree ornaments quotes.

So whether you are looking for a quote for when you post your amazing Christmas tree pic, something to inspire you or just to make you laugh, you will find something here.

Scroll on through or jump ahead to find your favorite Christmas tree quote.

Christmas Tree Quotes

These are our favorite Christmas tree quotes. Read on and find your favorite.

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

“The smell of pine needles, spruce and the smell of a Christmas tree, those to me, are the scents of the holidays.” – Blake Lively

Decorated tree with a Christmas tree quotes by Blake Lively

“The Christmas tree is a symbol of love, not money. There’s a kind of glory to them when they’re all lit up that exceeds anything all the money in the world could buy.” – Andy Rooney

“Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard or too sad when you’ve got a Christmas tree in the living room. All those presents under it, all that anticipation. Just a way of saying there’s always light and hope in the world.” – Nora Roberts

“Our task is to stand tall in God’s love, secure in our place, sparkling in kindness, surrounded by his goodness, freely giving to all who come our way. You, me, and the Christmas tree. Picked, purchased, and pruned.” – Max Lucado

“Yes, a Christmas tree is something we cannot do without. Because a tree with all the trimmings… Up the mountain, follow me! I’ll find one soon, you’ll see! You’ll see I’ll find the perfect Christmas tree!” – Stan Berenstain

“I may be biased, but even without all of these fancy decorations, Christmas trees are special. Cause they remind us this is the season, that we should all love one another.” – John Loy

Decorations with Christmas short quotes by Milne

“Those are for the Christmas tree. Everyone is wishing you a merry Christmas. Decorating, celebrating, Merry Christmas. Happy Christmas.” – Eun-sook Kim

“Don’t you love Christmas? Anything goes wrong in the world, Christmas makes it go away. Decorations, carols, tree.” – David E. Kelley

“Promise you will be / Nobody else’s little Christmas tree / I’ll make you sparkle, just you wait and see / My little Christmas tree” – Mickey Rooney

“Oh, I’m the happiest Christmas tree / Christmas day, wait and see / I’ll be laughing happily” – Cathy Lynn

“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

Blurry decorated tree with a Christmas tree quotes by Erickson

“Everybody around the world / Wherever you may be / Don’t Forget, The love / Under the Christmas tree” – Albert Hammond

“A smile can always be seen on even the most selfish and bitter person when viewing a well designed Christmas tree.” – James Hewitt

“Christmas tree is often explained as a Christianization of the ancient Pagan idea. To Pagans the evergreen tree represents a celebration of the renewal of life.” – James Hewitt

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Funny Christmas Tree Quotes

A bit of humor is always a benefit. You will enjoy these funny Christmas tree quotes. If you like these you’ll like our list of Best Funny Christmas Quotes. If you like funny quotes and sayings, you should also check out our lists of Funny Good Morning QuotesFunny Love QuotesFunny Work QuotesFunny Quotes of the DayFunny Quotes About Life and Funny Inspirational Quotes

“Taking down the Christmas tree makes it feel official: time to get back to joyless and cynical.” – Greg Fitzsimmons

“Christmas tree stands are the work of the devil and they want you dead.” – Bill Bryson

Decorated tree with a funny Christmas tree quotes by Bill Bryson

“A Christmas tree, the perfect gift for a guy. The plant is already dead.” – Jay Leno

“Christmas trees don’t grow on trees; they need rainbows, lumberjacks, and Leprechauns on unicorns playing jock jams on glockenspiels.” – Ryan Ross

“There’s no experience quite like cutting your own live Christmas tree out of your neighbor’s yard.” – Dan Florence

“Lots of people were activating phones under the Christmas tree.” – Peter Ritcher

“I’ve knocked up a land enchanted, Christmas trees freshly planted. And the reason for my smile- The overtime made it worthwhile! Holly, mistletoe, big fir trees And once again a splendid reason To celebrate the festive season, Christmas time is here!” – Jeremy Lloyd

“I like indoor Christmas trees. And I like people who decorate their homes with lights and all that crap. I think it’s a healthy outlet for them. If they weren’t covering their lawns with twinkling lights, they’d be doing something that was really, really creepy.” – Lewis Black

“I was only kicking down the Christmas tree to get the star on top.” – Ray Bradbury

Close up of tree and decorations with funny Christmas tree quotes for Instagram by Ray Bradbury

“I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” – Maya Angelou

“I don’t know what I believe. I guess that makes me a christmas tree agnostic.” – Stephanie Perkins

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

“The first thing at Christmas that’s such a pain to me / Is finding a Christmas tree” – Bob Rivers

“It still feels weird to spend money on Christmas trees. Back when Mom was alive, we’d go out “tree hunting.” That’s what she called it, anyway. I think other people might use the word “trespassing.” – Jenny Han

“I had a year-round Christmas tree with nothing but colored vinyl 45s hanging on it, like, old Elvis records and stuff.” –  John Prine

“There is something about spending Christmas alone, naked, sitting by the Christmas tree gripping a shotgun, that lets you know your life is spinning dangerously outta control.” – Nikki Sixx

The Christmas Tree is Up Quotes and Sayings

Here are the perfect the Christmas tree is up quotes.     

“Nothing is better than the feeling when the Christmas tree is up!”

“I put up my Christmas tree entirely too early. I’m one of those people.” –  Rachel Boston

Blurry decorated tree with the Christmas tree is up quotes by Rachel Boston

“The tree is up, the stockings are hung, and the presents are wrapped. Let Christmas begin!”

“Halloween is over. Time to put the Christmas tree up.”

“Every year, like a good Catholic, I wait for Christmas. Putting up the lights, decorating the tree, making sweets and then unwrapping gifts on Christmas morning… it’s a tradition my family has followed since I was very little.” – Malaika Arora Khan

“A family tradition to all work together to get our Christmas tree up.”

“On Christmas morning, before we could open our Christmas presents, we would go to this stranger’s home and bring them presents. I remember helping clean the house up and putting up a tree. My father believed that you have a responsibility to look after everyone else.” – George Clooney

“The best time of the year is when my Christmas tree is up.”

“We really love decorating the Christmas tree around Christmas and have our little fun by playing Secret Santa.” – Sunny Singh

“After church on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, my family would go chop down our Christmas tree. Once it was home and placed in its stand, Mom and I would painstakingly decorate our tree. It took hours to place the tinsel, string the lights, find the perfect spot for my favorite macaroni and felt ornaments from kindergarten.” – Molly O’Keefe

“What’s a Christmas tree without tinsel and pretty silver and gold decorations? Can’t really call it a Christmas tree now, can you? And think of all the fun and joy that would be lost on Christmas morning, if all the young folks didn’t get to see that sparkling, happy tree.” – Romeo Muller

Decorated tree with a Christmas tree decorations quotes by Muller

“Of all the special decorations with which we adorn our homes for the festive season of Christmas, the most popular is the Christmas tree.” – Rev. Cecil Andrew Newell

“It’s always a wonderful time to be able to settle down by the fire, enjoy the Christmas tree and the decorations, and just spend time with the ones you love and surround yourself with the people that you don’t get to see enough throughout the year.” –  Jay DeMarcus

“Mom still has a huge, beautifully decorated Christmas tree. The whole family comes together after midnight mass and has the traditional plum cake and wine. We spend the night at mom’s home, and in the morning we wake up and open the presents. In the afternoon, we sit down to have a traditional Christmas lunch.” – Malaika Arora Khan

“Ah Christmas, the most beautiful time of the year. Pretty decorations, friendly people, festive holiday dress. And all that lovely music. But perhaps the most beautiful thing about Christmas is the Christmas tree itself, all it up decorated for the holidays.” – John Loy

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

Decorated tree in the snow with Christmas tree ornaments quotes by Tom Baker

“Tree decorating with cats. O Christmas tree, O christmas tree, your Ornaments are history!” – Courtney VanSickle

“The earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.” – James Irwin

“Christmas trees can be adorned in so many different ways. With ornaments that shimmer like snowflakes. Or shine like tiny snugs. With strands of popcorn and cranberries, with ribbons and lace. With tinsel it’s glitters like delicate icicles. But of course the shining glory of a Christmas tree is what’s on top, the star.” – John Loy

Short Christmas Tree Quotes for Instagram

These short Christmas tree quotes for Instagram are perfect for your next post and your followers will love them! You should also check out our list of Short Christmas Quotes and Short Quotes.

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

“The Christmas tree is the dot on the i.” – Frank Taylor

“I grew up with a Christmas tree, I’m going to stay with a Christmas tree.” – Thomas Menino

“I lit up like a christmas tree.” – Hazel Grace

Blurry Tree in background with star on top with a short Christmas tree quotes for Instagram by Hazel Grace

“But Christmas trees are so bright and fun and pretty.” – Paul Dini

“For every year, the Christmas Tree / Brings to us all both joy and glee” – Ernst Anschuetz

“A glittering Christmas tree, trimmed for the holiday season, is a joyful sight.” – Jacqueline Farmer

“Christmas trees make us feel happy and uplifted.” – Jacqueline Farmer

“Christmas trees remind us of better times yet to come.” – James Hewitt

“Every Christmas the tree is brought into the centre of the house.” – Martin Cox

“Not everyone who sells Christmas trees believes in Santa Claus.” – Matt Barr

“O Christmas tree.” — Aretha Franklin, “O Christmas Tree”

“Rockin’ around the Christmas tree.” — Brenda Lee

“All Christmas trees are perfect.” – Charles N. Barnard

Pine tree with snowflake background and a Christmas tree quotes for Instagram

“The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” – Richard Paul Evans in The Christmas Box

“You, me, and the Christmas tree. Picked, purchased, and pruned.” – Max Lucado

Christmas Tree Lights Quotes

Take a look at these great Christmas tree light quotes.

“Glittering tinsel, lights, glass balls, and candy canes dangle from pine trees.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

Decorated tree with Christmas tree lights quotes by Goodrich

“One little Christmas tree can light up a home / So one little child can find a toy / One little Christmas tree can light up a home / So one little heart can find some joy” – Jeff Hanna

“A colorfully decorated, fragrant tree, lit with strings of twinkling lights–the most important and enduring symbol of Christmas, the major annual festival in the Christian world.” – Bernd Brunner

“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

“The Christmas tree, twinkling with lights, had a mountain of gifts piled up beneath it, like offerings to the great god of excess.” – Tess Gerritsen

“The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature. If some of our great decorated trees had been grown in a remote forest area with lights that came on every evening as it grew dark, the whole world would come to look at them and marvel at the mystery of their great beauty.” – Andy Rooney

“The lights don’t seem so bright this year; / It’s hard for me to see / The smile that made my Christmas bright / Has gone away from me” – Jimmy L Webb

“Each bough doth hold its tiny light / That makes each joy the spark through light / O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree / Thy candles shine out brightly” – Ernst Anschuetz

“The only place you wanna be / Is underneath my Christmas tree / Light me up put me on top, let’s falalalalalalala “ – Nick Dresti

“It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters, it’s who’s around it.” – Charlie Brown

“I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love.” -Linus Van Pelt

Pine tree with Chralie Brown Christmas tree quotes by Linus

“We’ll decorate it and it’ll be just right for our play. Besides, I think it needs me.” – Charlie Brown

“This really brings Christmas close to a person.” – Linus Van Pelt

“Of all the Charlie Browns in the world, you’re the Charlie Browniest.” – Linus Van Pelt

Inspirational Quotes About Christmas Trees

Here are some terrific inspirational quotes about Christmas trees. If you like inspirational quotes check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, Funny Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

“Now I’m an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions.” – Orson Welles

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

Tree with lights and presents under and a inspirational quotes about Christmas trees by Vaughan

“Your boughs are green in summer’s glow / And do not fade in winter’s snow / O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree / You stand in verdant beauty” – Ernst Anschuetz

“And her thin little arms were stretched to you / With a yearning joy that they never knew. / She woke from the darkest dark to see / Like a heavenly vision, that Christmas Tree.” – Robert William Service

“Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas tonight! / Christmas in lands of the fir-tree and pine, / Christmas in lands of the palm-tree and vine” – Phillips Brooks

“The meaning of Christmas be / You want it to be a time for the wee / But it’s not just presents under a tree / Jesus was born / On this day” – Robert Curran

“Christmas and New Year were both times of transition; they were full of joyful uncertainty and hope for the fertility of the people, the animals, and the fields. The tree had an established place in the life of the community–the girls of the village encircled it, singing and dancing around it.” – Julie Salamon

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

“Christmas trees had broken through religious, ethnic, and economic barriers and had become an accepted symbol of the season for all strains of Christianity.” – Fred Neuschel

“Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.” – T. S. Eliot

“Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin – inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night.” – John J. Geddes

Close up of snow flake decoration with quotes about Christmas tree by Geddes

“November, I’ll give thanks that you belong to me. December, you’re the present beneath my Christmas tree.” – Neil Sedaka

“I don’t really like artificial Christmas trees. I like real ones. They smell amazing; that’s kind of the whole point.” – Ryan Murphy

“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

Christmas Tree Sayings

Here are our favorite picks from our list of Perfect Christmas Tree Captions.

  • But first, let me take an elfie in front of the Christmas tree
  • The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!
Christmas tree decorations and a Christmas tree captions that says this tree is going to bring all the hilday cheer
  • This tree is going to bring all the holiday cheer
  • Our merry little Christmas tree
  • The tree isn’t the only thing to get lit
  • Mistletoe, snow and Christmas ornaments
  • My favorite smell is Christmas tree
Close up of tree and decorations and Christmas tree captions the says my favorite smell is Christmas tree
  • I love the smell of fir trees in the morning
  • My tree is set to sparkle
  • Rockin’ around the Christmas tree!
  • ’Tis the season to sparkle and shine
  • Cue the twinkly lights
An outdoor Christmas trees with colored lights and a the Christmas tree is up captions that says cue the twinkly lights
  • Tinsel hair. Don’t care.
  • My favourite color is Christmas lights
  • Christmas is too sparkly – said no one ever
  • Cue the hot coffee and Christmas music – we’re going Christmas tree hunting

And there you have it! Our list of the best Christmas tree quotes sayings. We hope you found one that spoke to you.

Let us know in the comments below if we missed a quote for Christmas trees that should be added.

Check out our list of Cute Christmas Quotes about the holiday spirit and New Year’s Quotes when you are ready to ring in the new year.

And have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Laynni Locke

Laynni Locke

Laynni has been sharing her travel adventures and day-to-day life on Routinely Nomadic social media for over 15 years and appreciates the importance of finding the perfect quote or caption to showcase those experiences. Putting her extensive writing and education background to good use, Laynni has become passionate about researching and curating comprehensive lists of all the best quotes and captions for every occasion.

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