Despite COVID restrictions and many people likely spending it outside of family for safety reasons, people all over the world will still celebrate Christmas Day

While it will likely be a Christmas season like no other, it’s still nice to get in the holiday mood and celebrate the loved ones during a difficult year

Newsweek has compiled 20 Christmas quotes from Wikiquote, BrainyQuote, and Country Living to get you in the holiday mood

“Christmas is neither a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To appreciate peace and goodwill, to be rich in mercy is to have the true spirit of Christmas” – Calvin Coolidge

“Damn Christmas, here too, let’s raise a loving mug, peace on earth, goodwill for the people and make them wash up” – Wendy Cope

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day / playing your old, familiar Christmas carols, / And wild and sweet / The words repeat themselves / Of peace on earth, benevolence for men!” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“I love Christmas, not just for the gifts, but for all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season” – Ashley Tisdale

“If we don’t use Christmas as an opportunity to share our blessings, the snow in Alaska won’t turn it white” – Bing Crosby

“God never gives a gift to anyone that he cannot receive. When He gives us the Christmas present, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it” – Pope Francis

“The thing about Christmas is that it almost doesn’t matter what mood you are in or what year you were – it’s a fresh start” – Kelly Clarkson

“It’s true, Christmas can be a lot of work, especially for mothers, however, if you look back on all of the Christmass in your life, you will find that you have created family traditions and lasting memories. These memories, good and bad, really add to this to keep a family together for the long term “- Caroline Kennedy

“Christmas is a time to light the fire for hospitality in the hall, the ingenious flame of charity in the heart” – Washington Irving

“At Christmas faith is salted and peppered by everything. And I love to sing at least one night by the Christmas tree and feel the quiet holiness of this time, which is destined to celebrate love, friendship and God’s gift of the Christ child “- Amy Grant

“The main reason Santa is so funny is because he knows where all the bad girls live” – ​​George Carlin

“Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we cannot see” – The train attendant in Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express

“Christmas will always last as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand” -DR Seuss, in How the Grinch stole Christmas

“Christmas has special meaning for those of us who are Christians, those of us who believe in Christ, those of us who know that the Son of Peace was born almost 2,000 years ago to give us a vision to give to perfection a vision of humility, a vision of selflessness, a vision of compassion, a vision of love “- Jimmy Carter

“Christmas to me is spending time with my family I appreciate every chance we have to build gingerbread houses, bake cookies, or sit around and watch movies together all day” – Blake Lively

“I’m throwing a Christmas party in my house It’s not really a Christmas party because I don’t want to call it a Christmas party But let’s just say I put a lot of Christmas trees around the house so it smells nice” – Bill Murray

“I was lucky enough to grow up in a house where I woke up on Christmas morning and had toys I know that not all people do, and I don’t think children should do without this joy” – Lucy Hale

“I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all year round” —Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

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