The warmth of Christmas has been the inspiration of many to pen down wonderful quotes and famous thoughts. The spirit of Christmas has been wonderfully captured in these quotes. Like many aspects of this festival, the Christmas quotes are also varied. Funny, thought provoking, mesmerizing, inspiring and many other types of such quotes are available. These quotes can be obtained from various sources like internet, books, magazines, and many more.
Use and Purpose of the Christmas Quotes
The quotes can be used in personalized greeting cards, readymade greeting cards and any gift so that your feeling towards the receiver can be conveyed. Quotes can be also used in scrapbooks to make it a memorable thing.
The main purpose of quotes is to express your emotion, thoughts and feelings for any particular person. The person you are giving the gift or card can understand your feeling better with the proper usage of quotes. Depending on the type of recipient, you can use humorous quotes, family quotes or even thought provoking quotes.
Over the years many novel, movies and cartoons have been made which captures the essence of Christmas. Quotes from these novels, cartoons and movies have become famous and are also used frequently.
"A Christmas Carol" Quotes
A Christmas Carol is a novel written by Charles Dickens in 1843, which tells the story of a miser Scrooge, who experiences the feeling of salvation throughout an evening. Some of the famous quotes of “A Christmas Carol” are given here:
"A Christmas Story" Quotes
"There are some upon this earth of yours," returned the Spirit, "who lay claim to know us, and who do their deeds of passion, pride, ill-will, hatred, envy, bigotry, and selfishness in our name, who are as strange to us and all out kith and kin, as if they had never lived. Remember that, and charge their doings on themselves, not us."
" External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he, no falling snow was more intent upon its purpose, no pelting rain less open to entreaty. "
- Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it.
"A Christmas Story" is a 1983 film, directed by Bob Clark which tells the story of a young boy Ralphie Parker growing up in a town in Indiana. The film is set in the 1940s and shows how the boy tries to convince his parents and Santa for a Red Rider BB gun as a Christmas gift. Here are some unforgettable quotes from A Christmas Story.
(Ralphie is seeing Santa, only he can't remember what he wanted)
Santa Claus: How about a nice football?
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” Quotes
Ralphie: Football? Football? What's a football? With unconscious will my voice squeaked out 'football'.
Santa Claus: Okay, get him out of here.
Ralphie: A football? Oh no, what was I doing? Wake up, Stupid! Wake up!
Ralphie: [Is shoved down the slide, but he stops himself and climbs back up] No! No! I want an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action
Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle!
Santa Claus: You'll shoot your eye out, kid
A Charlie Brown Christmas is the first animated TV special directed by Bill Melendez which made its debut in 1965. It shows how Charlie Brown searches to find out the true meaning of Christmas and complains about the abundant philistinism all around. Here are some famous “A Charlie Brown Christmas” quotes.
This is the music I've selected for the Christmas play.
[Schroeder plays Fur Elise]
Lucy Van Pelt:
What kind of Christmas music is *that*?
Beethoven Christmas music.
Lucy Van Pelt:
What has Beethoven got to do with Christmas? Everyone talks about how "great" Beethoven was. Beethoven wasn't so great.
[Schroeder stops playing]
What do you mean Beethoven wasn't so great?
Lucy Van Pelt:
He never got his picture on bubble gum cards, did he? Have you ever seen his picture on a bubble gum card? Hmmm? How can you say someone is great who's never had his picture on bubble gum cards?
Schroeder: Good grief.
Llyod Christmas Quotes
Dumb and Dumber is a comedy movie in 1994 which tells the story of two friends Llyod Christmas and Harry Dunne, and their cross country trekking. Starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, this movie was a hilarious one. Some of the Quotes of Llyod Christmas are given below:
- That's it. I've had it with this dump! We've got no food, we got no jobs, our pets' HEADS ARE FALLIN' OFF!!!
- Life's a fragile thing, Harr. One minute you're chewin on a burger, and the next minute you're dead meat.
- Harry! You're alive! And you're a horrible shot.
- Good-bye, my love!
- (cornered by Sea Bass) Find a happy place! Find a happy place!
- (Pretends to promote Turbo Lax) 1/2 teaspoon, for fast, effective relief.
While these quotes will definitely lift up your mood and make it appropriate for the merry making of Christmas, some thoughtful quotes in the cards can help in getting your message through to your loved ones.
‘The Butterfingers Angel’
Do you want to laugh till your belly hurts? If that is so, William Gibson’s The Butterfingers Angels is your right choice. It incorporates current themes into the birth of Lord Jesus and at the same time creates a strong link with Gospels. It offers a perfect blend of tradition and current trends, perfect for Christmas carnivals.
‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’
It is a classic that was adapted from a famous novel for children. The story centers on a family of six children. They are the source of mischievous. The family attends church prayers with the hope of getting snacks from there. This play is thoroughly entertaining and is a must watch for lovers of comedy and wit.
Hurry up! Gear up for Christmas now. A dozen of Christmas plays will be available at your platter! Watch your favorite play to make merry and spend quality time with your family.