49 December Quotes to Get You in the Christmas Spirit

‘Tis the season to be jolly with December quotes! As the Christmas season approaches, people all over the world begin to feel the holiday spirit. For some, this means decorating their homes and putting up Christmas trees. For others, it means spending time with family and friends. But no matter how you celebrate the holidays, there is one thing that everyone can agree on: December is a special time of year.

If you’re looking for inspiration to get you in the Christmas spirit, look no further than these December quotes. From classic poets like Sara Coleridge and Edgar Allen Poe to famous authors like Dr. Seuss and William Shakespeare, these quotes will get you feeling festive in no time. So grab a mug of eggnog, put on your favorite holiday sweater, and enjoy!

I hope you enjoy these December quotes…

"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
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1) “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

2) “December: A month of lights, snow, coziness, and feasts; time to make amends and tie up loose ends; finish what you started and make your wishes come true.” – Unknown

3) “Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December. And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.” – Edgar Allan Poe

4) “As we look to the new year, hold on to what is good. Let go of what is bad. It really is that simple.” – Mandy Hale

5) “At Christmas, all roads lead home.” – Marjorie Holmes

6) “Baby, it’s cold outside.” – Frank Loesser

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

8) “Chill December brings the sleet, Blazing fire, and Christmas treat.” – Sara Coleridge

9) “The cold is coming. December’s winter solstice. Start of the season.” – Robert Pettit

December quotes are as beautiful as December snow.

"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
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10) “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

11) “December is a simple wish that brings spectacular moments.” – Unknown

12) “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

13) “Do your heart and head keep pace? When does hoary Love expire, when do frosts put out the fire? Can its embers burn below all that chill December snow?” – Edmund Clarence Stedman

14) “Each year of your life is a wonderful ride, with the most hopeful time being when December turns the keys over to January.” – Efiosiugbore Adebayo

15) “God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” – James M. Barrie

16) “December has the clarity, the simplicity, and the silence you need for the best fresh start of your life.” – Vivian Swift, When Wanderers Cease to Roam: A Traveler’s Journal of Staying Put

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17) “December is the holdout month, all the others torn away.” – Anne Gisleson, The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

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18) “I wander forth this chill December dawn: John Frost and all his elves are out, I see, As busy as the elfin world can be, Clothing a world asleep with fleecy lawn.” – Robert Buchanan

19) “If kisses were snowflakes, I’d send you a blizzard.” – Unknown

Curl up around a good book on snowy, winter days…

"In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold." - Ben Aaronovitch, Broken Homes
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20) “In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.” – Ben Aaronovitch, Broken Homes

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21) “It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready.” – Sarah Kay

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

23) “Kindness is like snow – it beautifies everything it covers.” – Kahlil Gibran

24) “Let all the failures of your past year be your best guide in the New Year.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

25) “Make it a December to remember.” – Unknown

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

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

December Quotes by Dr. Seuss

"'Maybe Christmas,' he thought, 'doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more.'" - Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

28) “‘Maybe Christmas,’ he thought, ‘doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more.'” – Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

29) “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

30) “December is a month that is rife with nostalgia. If there’s anything deep in your heart that you want to keep buried, you can count on December to bring it to the surface.” – Lois Duncan

31) “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” – Andy Williams

32) “My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It’s just not December without that movie in my house.” – Tom Hanks

33) “May and October, the best-smelling months? I’ll make a case for December: evergreen, frost, wood smoke, cinnamon.” – Lisa Kleypas, Love in the Afternoon

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34) “On cold December, fragrant chaplets blow. And heavy harvests nod beneath the snow.” – Alexander Pope

35) “Remember, this December, that love weighs more than gold!” – Josephine Daskam Bacon

36) “December is a simple wish that brings spectacular moments.” – Unknown

37) “It was snowing. It was always snowing at Christmas. December, in my memory, is white as Lapland, though there were no reindeers. But there were cats.” – Dylan Thomas

38) “So quiet and subtle is the beauty of December that escapes the notice of many people their whole lives through. Colour gives way to form: every branch distinct, in a delicate tracery against the sky. New vistas, obscured all Summer by leafage, now open up.” – Flora Thompson

39) “Some people are worth melting for.” – Olaf, Frozen

Looking forward to a special month…

"There’s something super special about December." - Charmaine J. Forde
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40) “There’s something super special about December.” – Charmaine J. Forde

41) “The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination.” – Terri Guillemets

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

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

44) “We are nearer to Spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December.”
– Oliver Herford

45) “What should we speak of when we are old as you? when we shall hear the rain and wind beat dark December? How in this our pinching cave, shall we discourse the freezing hours away?” – William Shakespeare

December Quotes by John Geddes

"When I was a kid, Toronto streets were deserted and quiet on Sundays, except for the sound of church bells I stood on the sidewalk one December listening to the Christmas bells I’ve never forgotten that moment." - John Geddes
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46) “When I was a kid, Toronto streets were deserted and quiet on Sundays, except for the sound of church bells I stood on the sidewalk one December listening to the Christmas bells I’ve never forgotten that moment.” – John Geddes

47) “December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory…” – John Geddes

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

49) “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

Please share these December quotes with your friends and family.

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