Short Christmas Quotes: 150 Amazing Short Christmas Sayings for 2021

Christmas is many people’s favorite time of the year. A time to hang out with family, decorate the tree, open presents and overeat. If you are looking for short Christmas quotes and sayings you have found the right place. We have gathered all the best short quotes about Christmas into one place including short Christmas quotes for Instagram, funny short Christmas quotes, inspiring short Christmas quotes, short Christmas sayings, funny short Christmas sayings, short Christmas messages, short Merry Christmas wishes, short Christmas captions and short Christmas tree quotes.

There is something about Christmas that is so special. Everyone has their own set of traditions that make the season so very memorable.

So whether you are looking for short Christmas quotes for cards when you are sending cards to your Christmas list, something to inspire you or to make you laugh you should find a fit here.

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

Short Christmas Quotes

Here are some of our favorite short Christmas quotes.

“Walking in a winter wonderland.” – “Winter Wonderland”

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

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” — Dr. Seuss

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” — Edna Ferber

Pine cone and frosty pine tree with short Christmas Quotes for Instagram by Edna Ferber

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know.”  — Irving Berlin

“Love the giver more than the gift.” — Brigham Young

“Remembrance, like a candle, burns brightest at Christmastime.” — Charles Dickens

“I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story.” – Fred Rogers

“Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.” — It’s a Wonderful Life

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” — Marjorie Holmes

“Christmas can’t be bought from a store. Maybe Christmas means a little bit more.” — Dr. Seuss

Christmas presents from above with a short Christmas quotes by Dr. Suess

“Christmas to me is as many people as possible happy.” — Tupac Shakur

“May your days be merry and bright.” — White Christmas

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Let us keep Christmas beautiful without a thought of greed.” — Ann Garnett Schultz

Short Christmas Quotes for Instagram

When it comes to Christmas quotes, short ones are the way to go for your next post. Check out these short Christmas quotes for Instagram that your followers will love.

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”  — Edward Pola & George Wyle

“Christmas isn’t just a day—it’s a frame of mind.” — Miracle on 34th Street

“Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” —“’Let it Snow”

“Christmas is a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” — Freya Stark

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

“The joy of brightening other lives becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” — W.C. Jones

“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” — W.T. Ellis

Handing Christmas cookie decorations with a short Christmas quotes for instagram by W T Ellis

“At Christmas, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.” — Thomas Tusser

“Christmas is a together-y sort of holiday.” Winnie the Pooh

“Christmas day is the children’s, but the holidays are youth’s dancing-time.” — Booth Tarkington

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas.” – White Christmas

“Christmas day is a day of joy and charity.” — Phillips Brooks

“Baby it’s cold outside.” — Dean Martin

“I believe… I believe… It’s silly, but I believe.” — Miracle on 34th Street

“’Tis the season to be jolly!” — “Deck the Halls”

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” — Benjamin Franklin

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

Sihouette of Santa sleigh and reindeer with a short Christmas quotes for Instagram

“The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” ― Richard Paul Evans

Funny Short Christmas Quotes

If you are looking for quote that will make you smile look no further. These funny short Christmas quotes are for you.

“And so this is Christmas… what have you done?” — John Lennon

”Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.” — Gary Allan

Pine needles with a bow around them and a funny short Christmas quotes by Gary Allan

“Christmas works like glue. It keeps us all sticking together.” — Rosie Thomas

“Christmas is a box of tree ornaments that have become part of the family.”— Charles M. Schulz

“Aren’t we forgetting the true meaning of Christmas? You know, the birth of Santa.” — Bart Simpson

“‘White Christmas’ is the ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ of Christmas songs.” ― Stewart Stafford

“We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.” — Elf

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

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

“Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.” — Kin Hubbard

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

“Even as an adult, I still find it hard to sleep on Christmas Eve.” – Carrie Latet

“Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard.” — Andy Borowitz

“Christmas sweaters are only acceptable as a cry for help.” — Andy Borowitz

Wrapped [resents and decorations with funny short Christmas quotes by Any Borowitz

“I haven’t taken my Christmas lights down. They look so nice on the pumpkin. — Winston Spear

“Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.” — Johnny Carson

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

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” — Elf

“You can’t fool me—there ain’t no Sanity Clause!” — Chico Marx

“Nothing says holidays like a cheese log.” — Ellen Degeneres

“A Christmas miracle is when your family doesn’t get into a single argument all day.” — Melanie White

“There’s something about a Christmas sweater that will always make me laugh.” — Kristen Wiig

“You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger.” — Robert Paul

“My husband’s idea of getting the Christmas spirit is to become Scrooge.” — Melanie White

“Thank you, Stockings, for being a long flammable piece of fabric people like to hang over a roaring fireplace.” — Jimmy Fallon

”Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.” — Stephen Fry

“My brother, little sister and I decorate the tree together, and every year we fight over who gets to hang our handmade childhood decorations.” — Carly Rae Jepsen

“I don’t know what to say, but it’s Christmas, and we’re all in misery.” — National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

“What I like about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with the present.” — Don Marquis

“Next to a circus there ain’t nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.” — Frank McKinney Hubbard

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

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

“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

Inspiring Short Christmas Quotes

Christmas isn’t just about presents, decorations and food. These inspiring short Christmas quotes will remind you of what this holiday season is really about.

“The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.” — Henry David Thoreau

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

“Your children need your presence more than your presents.” — Jesse Jackson

“A joy that is shared is a joy made double.” — John Roy

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

“Christmas is a time when you get homesick, even if you’re home.” — Carol Nelson

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

Red Christmas plant leaves with a Inspiring short Christmas quotes by Charles Schulz

“Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality.” – Washington Irving

”Christmas and the holidays is the season of giving. It’s a time when people are more kind and open-hearted.” — Gisele Bundchen

“As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.” – Eric Sevareid

“It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” — Mother Theresa

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing, but of reflection.”  — Winston Churchill

“The world has grown weary through the years, but at Christmas, it is young.” — Phillips Brooks

“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

“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” — Dale Evans Rogers

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

”Even before Christmas has said Hello, it’s saying ‘Buy Buy.’” — Robert Paul

“The ideal Christmas gift is money, but the trouble is you can’t charge it.” — Bill Vaughan

“Christmas Day in the company of children is one of the few occasions on which men become entirely alive.” –Robert Lynd

”One good thing about Christmas shopping is it toughens you for the January sales.” — Grace Kriley

“That’s the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me.” — Jerry Seinfeld

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

“The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving.” — J. C. Penney

“Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind.” — Helen Steiner Rice

“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves.” – B. C. Forbes

Short Christmas Sayings

There are short Christmas sayings that no one is sure who said first and these are our favorites.

“Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.”

“Forget the mistletoe—you can kiss me any time you like!”

“You’re my favorite Christmas present this year.”

“Every Christmas is merrier because you’re a part of it.”

“Home is where the Christmas cookies and presents are!”

Red Christmas tree decoration with a short Christmas sayings

“Baby it’s cold outside, but you fill my heart with warmth.”

“You are the greatest gift I could wish for this Christmas.”

“Keep Calm and jingle all the way.”

“I might not believe in Santa, but I still believe in a good Christmas card!”

“It’s your Christmas! March to the beat of your own little drummer boy.”

“Another Christmas already? Seriously, what the Elf?”

“The reason for the season: Cookies.”

Funny Short Christmas Sayings

And of course there are funny short Christmas sayings too. These are always good for a chuckle.

“May your hearth be warm and your holidays grand.”

“Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.”

“May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve.”

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. But if the white runs out, I’ll drink the red.”

Pine needles and red Christmas decorations with a funny short Christmas sayings

“Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money.”

”Christmas is a race to see which gives out first—your money or your feet.”

“Dear Santa, before I explain, how much do you know already?”

“I’m only a morning person on December 25th.”

“Once you stop believing in Santa, you get underwear for Christmas.”

“I wish we could put some of our Christmas spirit in jars and open one up every month.”

“You know what I got for Christmas? Fat.”

Short Christmas Messages

If you are looking for short Christmas messages to include on your Christmas cards this list is for you. Pick your favorite or use them all.

May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!

May the true spirit of Christmas shine in your heart and light your path.

For you at Christmas time: A wish for happiness, warmth, and love.

May this season be full of light and laughter for you and your family.

Wishing you peace, joy, and unconditional love at Christmas and always.

Christmas wreath with a short Christmas messages on top

Thinking of you this season and wishing you a joyful holiday.

Cheers to eggnog by the fire, warm holiday memories, and you.

Have a magical holiday season!

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and I hope you have the opportunity every day!

I hope Santa is good to you this year!

I hope you have a cozy Christmas that chases the chill of winter away.

Wishing you a relaxing and stress-free holiday.

May the holiday season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter.

May this Christmas be the brightest, most beautiful Christmas of your life.

Here’s to a season of blessings and beyond this Christmas!

Short Merry Christmas Wishes

If you are blanking on another way to wish someone Merry Christmas this list will make it easy. Pick your favorite short Merry Christmas wishes now.

Check out these short Christmas wishes that perfect for wishing someone a Merry Christmas.

Merry Christmas! I hope you receive one blessing after another this coming year.

Wishing you a season that’s merry and bright!

Merry Christmas, and may your Christmas be white!

Wishing you a fun filled and merry Christmas

Red candle and pine needles and a short merry Christmas wishes on top

Merry Christmas! May you be showered with unlimited blessings on this day.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas with all my heart!

May every little thing from your wish list come true this season. Merry Christmas!

May all your long-cherished dreams come true this Christmas. With love and warmth of heart, wishing you a Merry Christmas!  

We wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas and you’re welcome – that song’s now stuck in your head all day.

Short Christmas Captions

Here are our favorites from our list of Perfect Christmas Captions.

Christmas is in the air, and I’m living for it!

All I want for Christmas is…food!

The snuggle is real

Here’s my resting Grinch face

Making spirits bright

Good tidings of cheer and glee

Sugar and spice make the holidays nice

Wrapped presents and Christmas Instagram captions

Christmas is coming

Christmas break to-do list: Eat, drink, nap

Ho-ho-home for Christmas!

Today, I will sleigh Christmas!

Have your selfie a merry little Christmas

Fairy lights on Christmas night

Close up of Christmas tree with Christmas lights captions

What happens under the mistletoe stays under the mistletoe

Relaxing by the tree on Christmas Eve

Setting out the milk and cookies

My favorite color is Christmas lights

You can find us under the mistletoe

Mistletoe with Christmas captions with boyfriend

A mistle-toast to the holiday season

Santa, stop here. We have cookies.

Short Christmas Tree Quotes and Captions

What is Christmas without a tree? If you like these, check out our list of Christmas Tree Quotes and Captions.

Our merry little Christmas tree

My favorite smell is Christmas tree

This tree is going to bring all the Christmas cheer

Christmas tree decorations and a Christmas tree captions that says this tree is going to bring all the hilday cheer

The tree isn’t the only thing to get lit

“With candy canes and silver lanes aglow.” — Johnny Mathis

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

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

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

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

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

-Charlie Brown

“Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard, or too sad when you’ve got a Christmas tree in the living room.” —Nora Roberts

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

Short Winter Quotes and Captions

For us, Christmas and winter go hand in hand. These are our favorites from our list of the Best Funny Winter Quotes and Perfect Winter Captions.

All about that winter white

Stream with snowy banks and a winter captions that reads all about that winter white

Snowflakes are winter roses

You can’t get too much winter in the winter

No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place

A snowball in the face is surely the perfect way to start winter

Winter landscape

A winter night to remember

Winter hibernation mode on

‘Tis the season to be freezin’

Snow covered ground and trees with a funny winter captions that reads tis the season to be freezin

Winter nights silver sledges

In the depths of winter, I finally learned that make snow angels

Winter is warmer when we are laughing

Cold hands, warm heart

“Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration.” -Anamika Mishra

“If winter helps you curl up and more that makes it one of the best of the seasons.” -Murray Pura

“Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” -Pietro Aretino

“A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn’t mean in winter.” – Patricia Briggs

Snowy hills and dark sky with funny winter quotes for Instagram by Patricia Briggs

“One kind word can warm three winter months. ” -Japanese Proverb

“To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring. ” -W.J. Vogel

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

“Winter forms our character and brings out our best.” -Tom Allen

Short Snow Quotes and Captions

And with winter comes snow. At least for us. And Christmas isn’t the same unless it’s a white Christmas. You might also like our list of Perfect Snow Quotes and Captions.

Brrrrring on the snow

Cue the snowflakes, please

I can’t feel my toes!

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… somewhere else

I’ve never met a snow flake I didn’t like!

I’m up to snow good

Person walking on snowy path and funny snow captions that reads up to snow good

Ice to see you!

Dashing through the snow

Keep calm and wait for snow

I’m the ultimate snow angel

Like a scene from a snow globe

Catching snowflakes

Going where snowman has gone before

Adorable snowmen make me melt

Hiking in a winter wonderland

Like hiking in a snow globe

It’s snow joke – it’s freezing out there

Turning snowflakes into snow cones

Holding hands in the snow underneath the stars

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

“White lips, pale face, breathing in snowflakes.” – Ed Sheeran

“Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it covers.” —Kahlil Gibran

“The first snow is like the first love.” — Lara Biyuts

Person walking on snowy path with a short snow quotes for Instagram that says the first snow is like the first love

“Even the strongest blizzards start with a single snowflake.” — Sara Raasch

“I smell snow.” — Gilmore Girls

“Do you want to build a snowman?” — Anna, Frozen

“Today I’m icy, but I’m prayin’ for some more snow.” — Nicki Minaj, “Feeling Myself”

Last Short Quotes About Christmas

To finish off the list, here are our final short quotes about Christmas.

“T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” – Clement Clarke Moore

“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

“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future.” – Agnes M. Pahro

“We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

“For when the first snow is also a Christmas snow, well, something wonderful is bound to happen.” — Frosty the Snowman

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

“Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” — The Polar Express

“T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” — Clement Clarke Moore

“Christmas is forever, not for just one day. For loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away.” — Norman Wesley Brooks

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day.” — Andy Rooney

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

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

“It struck him that how you spent Christmas was a message to the world about where you were in life.” — Nick Hornby

“If you want to experience the true meaning of Christmas, give something to someone who can offer nothing in return.” ― Toni Sorenson

“Christmas was definitely the best thing ever, even better than pizza. But instead of all her favorite toppings, Amitola was surrounded by all her favorite people.” ― Aishabella Sheikh

“The winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.” –Louisa May Alcott

“Christmas Eve will find me, where the lovelight gleams. I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams.” – “I’ll be Home for Christmas”

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light.” – “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

“He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake. He knows when you’ve been bad or good, so be good, for goodness sake!” — “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”

“Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it—you feel it. You know it. You believe it.” — Kevin Alan Milne

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

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

And have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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