21 Holiday Quotes on the Beauty of Bringing the Family Together

21 Holiday Quotes that Bring the Family Together

The holidays are more than just a matter of buying presents, indulging in cookies, and taking a much-needed break from work and school; they are for spending time with family, friends, and neighbors. Shed the stresses of the holiday season and focus on what really matters with these 21 holiday quotes, and bring joy and warmth to your heart.

21 Holiday Quotes about Family

1. Holidays are about experiences and people, and tuning into what you feel like doing at that moment. Enjoy not having to look at a watch. – Evelyn Glennie

2. The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. – Richard Bach

3. I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. – Charles Dickens

4. The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. – Burton Hillis

5. I find that it’s the simple things that remind you of family around the holidays. – Amy Adams

6. Christmas is not just a time for festivity and merry making. It is more than that. It is a time for the contemplation of eternal things. The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving. – J. C. Penney

7. Family is not an important thing. It’s everything. – Michael J. Fox

8. A happy family is but an earlier heaven. – George Bernard Shaw

9. Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. – Charles M. Schulz

10. Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. – Hamilton Wright Mabie

11. This time of year means being kind
to everyone we meet,
To share a smile with strangers
we may pass along the street. – Betty Black

12. And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store? What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more. – Dr. Seuss

13. For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home. – W. J. Tucker

14. Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united. – Norman Vincent Peale

15. It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. – W. T. Ellis

16. Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. – Peg Bracken

17. I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another, it’s about the Christian ethic, it’s about kindness. – Carrie Fisher

18. Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen. – Anonymous

19. Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words. – Harlan Miller

20. Mankind is a great, an immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas. – Pope John XXIII

21. Christmas, my child, is love in action. – Dale Evans

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