Do you need help to get into the holiday spirit? Take a look at my list of inspiring December quotes to help you reflect on the past year and get you excited for the Christmas season!
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Hello December Quotes
Well, this was fast. I feel like this year has just flown by! Do you agree?
You might be wondering What are good December quotes to welcome the new month? Well, I got you covered.
Here are some welcome December quotes you can use as perfect Instagram captions.
“The Christmas tree goes up on December 1. I love it.” – Richard E. Grant
“Of all the months of the year there is not a month one half so welcome to the young, or so full of happy associations, as the last month of the year.” – Charles Dickens
“It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready.” – Sarah Kay
“The cold is coming. December’s winter solstice. Start of the season.” – Robert Pettit
Born in December Quotes
Isn’t it symbolic to celebrate your birthday at the end of the year? It’s almost like you are reborn with the new year.
Enjoy your birthday and treasure it, although it’s in the middle of the holiday season.
“I’ve come to believe that whoever I am didn’t start on December, and isn’t going to end on whatever that mysterious date is in the future.” – Patty Duke
“Someone asked me when is my birthday? The poet inside me replied, my birthday is on the last day of the year. It’s 31st December my dear!” – Anamika Mishra
Happy And Motivational December Quotes
There are so many things to look forward to in December. We celebrate Christmas, mark the beginning of the new season, and say goodbye to the past year.
Use this time to be truly present in every moment and be thankful for each cold day. Don’t forget to notice the small things that make December the best month!
Here are just some of the things to be happy about.
“May and October, the best-smelling months? I’ll make a case for December: evergreen, frost, wood smoke, cinnamon.” – Lisa Kleypas
“Yet my heart loves December’s smile as much as July’s golden beam; then let us sit and watch the while the blue ice curdling on the stream.” – Emily Jane Brontë
“Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold.” – Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon
“Who is not a love seeker when December comes? Even children pray to Santa Claus.” – Rod McKuen
“In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.” – Ben Aaronovitch
“There’s something super special about December.” – Charmaine J. Forde
“I’ve come to sing you a song called December.” – Ryan Murphy
“No matter what my fortune may be, or where I may roam, in December, I’ll be going home.” – Floyd Huddleston
Winter December Quotes
On December 21, we welcome the new season, winter. Days outside are cold and short, we cover ourselves with thick coats, and if we are lucky get to experience snow.
Although nature seems to sleep during winter, it is alive and well. Just as humans, the natural world also needs time to recuperate, so use this time to do the same. Welcome winter!
“December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory…” – John Geddes
“December’s immaculate coldness feels warm. December feels like blood.” – Zinaida Gippius
“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” – Aristotle
“The gardening season officially begins on January 1st, and ends on December.” – Marie Huston
“In cold December fragrant chaplets blow, And heavy harvests nod beneath the snow.” – Alexander Pope
End of the Year Quotes
December marks the end of the year and is the perfect time of year to reflect. Now is time to think about your year and all the accomplishments and failures you’ve experienced.
Think about how you can make the next year better and bring closure to this year.
Use these end-of-the-year quotes as journal prompts to get you going!
“It seems like everything sleeps in winter, but it’s really a time of renewal and reflection.” – Elizabeth Camde
“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” – Yoko Ono
“It is never over, though we are in December!” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
“This looks like a December day, it looks like we’ve come to the end of the way.” – Willie Nelson
“December. A desperate celebration of an end.” – Chandrama Deshmukh
“December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come.” – Fennel Hudson
“How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss
As Dr. Seuss says it, it’s already so late so don’t forget to make your New Year’s resolutions!
Christmas December Quotes
Finally, it’s Christmas month! I don’t know about you but I’m really excited about Christmas this year.
Check these warm and loving Christmas quotes to get you into the best mood for the holidays!
“My brothers and sisters, true love is a reflection of the Savior’s love. In December of each year we call it the Christmas spirit. You can hear it. You can see it. You can feel it.” – Thomas S. Monson
“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
“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” – Roy L. Smith
“Hot cocoa and cold toes remind me of Christmas.” – Toni Sorenson
“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
“Christmas is the season of joy, of gift-giving, and of families united.” – Norman Vincent Peale
Christmas also brings valuable lessons:
“As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.” – Donald E. Westlake
“Christmas is a time when you get homesick even when you’re home.” – Carol Nelson
“People can’t concentrate properly on blowing other people to pieces if their minds are poisoned by thoughts suitable to the twenty-fifth of December.” – Ogden Nash
“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” – Charles Dickens
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The Most Important Thing in December
The quote by Brigham Young reveals the most important thing to be aware of in December:
“Love the giver more than the gift.”
Don’t get overwhelmed by all the material things surrounding Christmas. I know it can sometimes be too much.
Take a step back to truly appreciate December and enjoy all the wonderful things that have nothing to do with the material world.
Treasure the time spent with your loved ones and take a moment to reflect on the year you’ve just experienced.
Hope these December quotes helped you prepare for this month and the new season.
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