100 Merry Holiday Card Sayings

It’s the perfect time of year to write something special to your family and friends. They’ve been such a wonderful part of your life, but it can be hard to know where to start when you pick up the pen. That’s why we’ve pulled together 100 holiday sayings that will inspire you to spread the holiday cheer. From funny sayings to heartwarming holiday messages, we’ve got you covered.

Simply use the filters to sort through each holiday and theme and you’ll find a variety of fitting holiday card sayings for everyone. Once you find the perfect match, check out our unique holiday cards or make your own Christmas cards to pair with a festive holiday greeting.

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Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.

— Dale Evans

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear

— Elf

It's all fun and games 'til santa checks the naughty list

— Author Unknown

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

— Burton Hillis

Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.

— Janice Maeditere

Thanks for agreeing not to buy each other anything for Christmas and then making me feel guilty by buying something anyway.

— Author Unknown

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

— Larry Wilde

Ho! Ho! Ho!

— Author Unknown

For the spirit of Christmas fulfils the greatest hunger of mankind

— Loring A. Schuler

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?

— Bob Hope

At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.

— Thomas Tusser

Christmas is the day that holds all time together.

— Alexander Smith

Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year.

— Victor Borge

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection

— Winston Churchill

You know you're getting older, when Santa starts looking younger.

— Robert Paul

Wishing you a joyous Christmas and a happy New Year.

— Author Unknown

Christmas is the festival of love and spirit. So let us drink the spirit to feel love. Merry Christmas to You.

— Author Unknown

May the spirit of Christmas be with you throughout the New Year

— Author Unknown

Christmas calories don't count!

— Author Unknown

I know you don't like listening to me, but please take my advice. Have a merry Christmas!

— Author Unknown

You should be proud of me. I found time to write and send Christmas cards this year.

— Author Unknown

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

— Author Unknown

If you mistakenly wrap a Christmas present in paper that says “Happy Birthday”... You can always write “to Jesus” on it.

— Author Unknown

Don't get your tinsel in a tangle

— Author Unknown

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.

— Shirley Temple

Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.

— Ruth E. Renkel

There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

— Edith Wharton

May love and light fill your home and heart at Hanukkah

— Author Unknown

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

— Anthony D'Angelo

Hanukkah is about the spark of the divine in all of us made in God's image.

— Suzanne Fields

If you can't say something nice, say it in yiddish

— Author Unknown

May the Spirit of Hanukkah be with you throughout the New Year

— Author Unknown

May the lights of Hanukkah usher in a better world for all humankind

— Author Unknown

Colorful candles burning bright, each lit on eight very special nights

— Author Unknown

The most wonderful part of Hanukkah is family and friends. May your season be full of wonder!

— Author Unknown

Let us celebrate spirituality over materialism. Lord's love over sadness, and light over darkness. Happy Hanukkah!

— Author Unknown

On Hanukkah we are reminded of the importance of faith, which is the light that guides us through tough times.

— Author Unknown

It's not just the Festival of Lights. May it also be a festival of hope, happiness, love, and health.

— Author Unknown

A candle is a small thing. But one candle can light another and see how its own light increases, as a candle gives its flame to the other. You are such a light.

— Moshe Davis

The darkness of the whole world cannot swallow the glowing of a candle

— Robert Altinger

I wish you immense warmth and happiness at Hanukkah. May the light of the Menorah glow in everlasting blessings for you and your family.

— Author Unknown

My Hanukkah wish is to be in a relationship that lasts longer than eight days.

— Author Unknown

Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame. Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness of the heart.

— Hannah Senesh

On Hanukkah, the first dark night, Light yourself a candle bright. I'll you, if you will me invite to dance within that gentle light.

— Nicholas Gordan

Have a warm and cozy holiday

— Author Unknown

Celebrate the spirit of the season

— Author Unknown

Remember that the important thing is not what you give, or how you wrap it. The important thing, during this very special time of year, is that you save the receipt.

— Dave Barry

Best wishes to you in this season of merriment

— Author Unknown

May the true spirit of the season find you and fill your heart with joy

— Author Unknown

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness.

— Helen Keller

May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility

— Mary Anne

Love the giver more than the gift

— Brigham Young

Some people are worth melting for

— Frozen

Season's Greetings

— Author Unknown

May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year

— Author Unknown

The most wonderful time of the year

— Author Unknown

A friend is a gift you give yourself.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

Hoping you are surrounded by love and warmth this holiday season

— Author Unknown

Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.

— Ellen DeGeneres

Peace on Earth and Joy to all

— Author Unknown

I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.

— Fred Rogers

The amount of time and energy we spend putting up and taking down holiday decorations tells me our 'top of the food chain' claim is invalid.

— Linda in Disguise

Hope the holidays bring you many reasons to smile

— Author Unknown

May your holidays be merry and bright!

— Author Unknown

Wintry Wishes. May this season bring you the gifts of peace, hope and joy.

— Author Unknown

May songs of joy fill your home with warmth and your heart with happiness this holiday

— Author Unknown

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.

— John Donne

In union there is strength

— Aesop

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable

— Kenyan Proverb

We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.

— Maya Angelou

Kwanzaa is a special time to remember the ancestors, the bridge builders and the leaders

— Dorothy Winbush Riley

May you rejoice in the tradition of Kwanzaa

— Author Unknown

Faith makes the discords of the present the harmonies of the future

— Robert Collyer

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.

— Alexander the Great

The seven principles of Kwanzaa — unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith — teach us that when we come together to strengthen our families and communities and honor the lesson of the past, we can face the future with joy and optimism.

— President Bill Clinton

The moment we break faith with one another, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out.

— James Baldwin

Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.

— Virginia Burden

I don't know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future.

— Ralph Abernathy

Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.

— Henry Ford

Many hands make light work.

— John Heywood

The purpose of life is life purpose.

— Robert Byrne

The time is always right to do what is right.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.

— Oprah Winfrey

Glad tidings for the holidays and a Happy New Year

— Author Unknown

Wishing you a festive holiday season and New Year!

— Author Unknown

Wishing you good times, good cheer and a Happy New Year!

— Author Unknown

Warmest Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year

— Author Unknown

Here's to a healthy, happy and peaceful New Year

— Author Unknown

Good times, good cheer, and a happy new year!

— Author Unknown

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.

— Bill Vaughan

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time

— James Agate

A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one Year and out the other

— Author Unknown

My new year’s wish for you is that your life is full of love and prosperity. I hope this year is the best year ever.

— Author Unknown

Here's to sending out the old and ringing in the new! Happy New Year!

— Author Unknown

We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.

— Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page

— Henry Ward Beecher

The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes.

— G.K. Chesterton

Best wishes for a happy new year filled with health, happiness, and success

— Author Unknown

Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.

— Brad Paisley


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