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62 Funny Christmas Quotes Before or After FaLaLaLaLa

When you are about to celebrate Christmas or if it’s Christmas Eve already and haven’t had the time to share your season’s greetings, you might want to use humor as your vehicle. Being late is a modern life construct (at least that’s what you’ll say), so sending the humorous words of someone famous will make up for the absence of any postcard, which is rather 1985 (again, that’s what you’ll say).

This carefully created collection of funny Christmas quotes will remind everyone ’tis the season to be jolly. Share and spread the spirit!


Top 25 Funny Christmas Quotes

  • At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional. Robert Godden
  • There are always Uncles at Christmas. Dylan Thomas
  • I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up – they have no holidays. Henny Youngman
  • Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year. Victor Borge
  • Christmas is a baby shower that went totally overboard. Andy Borowitz
  • What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. Phyllis Diller
  • The office Christmas party is a great opportunity to catch up with people you haven’t seen for 20 minutes. Julius Sharpe
  • Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive. Stephen Fry
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Mentally I am ready for Christmas, financially I am not ready for Christmas.  Unknown


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Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year. Victor Borge
  • Christmas is a magical time of year… I just watched all my money magically disappear. Unknown
  • You can tell a lot about a person by the way they handle three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. Maya Angelou
  • Three phrases that sum up Christmas are: Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men, and Batteries not Included. Unknown
  • My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we’re having a change. We’re going to let her in. Leslie ‘Les’ Dawson, Jr.
  • The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live. George Carlin
  • It’s because I’m green isn’t it? The Grinch
  • 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
  • Santa Claus wears a Red Suit, He must be a communist. And a beard and long hair, Must be a pacifist. What’s in that pipe that he’s smoking? Arlo Guthrie
  • One thing I learned from drinking is that if you ever go Christmas caroling, you should go with a group of people. And also go in mid-December. Louis C.K.
  • Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice. Dave Barry
  • Next to a circus there ain’t nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit. Kin Hubbard
  • One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books. J.K. Rowling
  • Christmas: it’s the only religious holiday that’s also a federal holiday. That way, Christians can go to their services, and everyone else can sit at home and reflect on the true meaning of the separation of church and state. Samantha Bee
  • Sending Christmas cards is a good way to let your friends and family know that you think they’re worth the price of a stamp. Melanie White
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Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip. Gary Allan


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There are always Uncles at Christmas. Dylan Thomas


Short Funny Christmas Quotes You Can Use as Captions

  • Christmas sweaters are only acceptable as a cry for help. Andy Borowitz
  • Merry Christmas, nearly everybody! Ogden Nash
  • You know you’re getting old when Santa starts looking younger. Robert Paul
  • Christmas makes me happy no matter what time of year it comes around. Bryan White
  • Its easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket. Craig Ferguson
  • That’s the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me. Jerry Seinfeld
  • Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. Kin Hubbard
  • Be it ever so heinous, there’s no place like home. The Grinch
  • There has been only one Christmas — the rest are anniversaries. W. J. Cameron
  • Christmas is mostly for children. But we adults can enjoy it too, until the credit card bills arrive. Unknown
  • I left Santa gluten-free cookies and organic soy milk and he put a solar panel in my stocking. Unknown
  • I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can’t wait to exchange. Henny Youngman
  • Aren’t we forgetting the true meaning of Christmas. You know, the birth of Santa? Matt Groening
  • A Christmas miracle is when your family doesn’t get into a single argument all day. Melanie White
  • The worst gift I was given is when I got out of rehab that Christmas; a bottle of wine. It was delicious. Craig Ferguson
  • My husband’s idea of getting the Christmas spirit is to become Scrooge. Melanie White
  • Mentally I am ready for Christmas, financially I am not ready for Christmas.  Unknown
  • Christmas is a race to see which gives out first—your money or your feet. Unknown
  • The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. Will Ferrell, Elf
  • I haven’t taken my Christmas lights down. They look so nice on the pumpkin. Winston Spear
  • Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas. Johnny Carson


Funny Quotes for Christmas Cards

  • Ever wonder what people got Jesus for Christmas? It’s like, ‘Oh great, socks. You know I’m dying for your sins right? Yeah, but thanks for the socks! They’ll go great with my sandals. What am I, German?’ Jim Gaffigan
  • There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus. Bob Phillips
  • Guys, I’m eating junk and watching rubbish! You better come out and stop me! Kevin, Home Alone
  • Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen. Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby
  • I hate the radio this time of year because they play “All I Want For Christmas Is You” like, every other song. And that’s just not enough. Bridger Winegar
  • Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. Larry Wilde
  • 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 magi, as you know, were wise men — wonderfully wise men who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents. O. Henry


Cute Christmas Quotes to Make Us Laugh

  • As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. David Grayson
  • Christmas is a stocking stuffed with sugary goodness. Mo Rocca
  • It’s beginning to cost a lot like christmas. Unknown
  • What I like about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with the present. Don Marquis
  • The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school. Alice Cooper
  • A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. Garrison Keillor
  • Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time. Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • No matter how different a Who may appear, he will always be welcomed with holiday cheer. Cindy Lou Who, The Grinch
  • Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. Lenore Hershey
  • I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month. Harlan Miller
  • I love the Christmas-tide, and yet,
    I notice this, each year I live;
    I always like the gifts I get,
    But how I love the gifts I give!
    Carolyn Wells
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I love the Christmas-tide, and yet,
I notice this, each year I live;
I always like the gifts I get,
But how I love the gifts I give!
Carolyn Wells
  • I heard the bells on Christmas Day
    Their old, familiar carols play,
    And wild and sweet
    The words repeat
    Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas;
    Soon the bells will start,
    And the thing that will make them ring
    Is the carol that you sing
    Right within your heart.
    Meredith Willson
  • Oh! lovely voices of the sky
    Which hymned the Saviour’s birth,
    Are ye not singing still on high,
    Ye that sang, “Peace on earth”?
    Felicia Hemans


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