Christmas Tree Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old christmas tree quotes, christmas tree sayings, and christmas tree proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Tree decorating with cats. O Christmas tree, O christmas tree, your Ornaments are history!

Courtney VanSickle

The Christmas tree is the dot on the i.     

Frank Taylor

A Christian should resemble a fruit tree with real fruit, not a Christmas tree with decorations tied on.     

John Stott

I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them strings with a bottleneck. My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.     

Muddy Waters

He who has not christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.

Roy L. Smith

It's not what's under the Christmas tree that matters, it's who's around it.     

Charlie Brown

Lots of people were activating phones under the Christmas tree.     

Peter Ritcher

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

Burton Hillis

I grew up with a Christmas tree, I'm going to stay with a Christmas tree.

Thomas Menino

The perfect christmas tree, all christmas trees are perfect.

Charles N. Barnard

Some Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago.     

Tom Baker

Taking down the Christmas tree makes it feel official: time to get back to joyless and cynical.

Greg Fitzsimmons

I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It's not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love.

Linus Van Pelt

Glittering tinsel, lights, glass balls, and candy canes dangle from pine trees.

Richelle E. Goodrich

The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature.

Andy Rooney

The earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.

James Irwin

Christmas tree stands are the work of the devil and they want you dead.

Bill Bryson

I lit up like a christmas tree.

Hazel Grace

Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions.     

Orson Welles

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

Larry Wilde

They've got plastic Christmas trees now. They're hard to tell from the real aluminum ones.

Milton Berle

I was only kicking down the Christmas tree to get the star on top.     

Ray Bradbury

I don't know what I believe. I guess that makes me a christmas tree agnostic.

Stephanie Perkins

Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.     

T. S. Eliot

A Christmas tree, the perfect gift for a guy. The plant is already dead.

Jay Leno

The Christmas tree, twinkling with lights, had a mountain of gifts piled up beneath it, like offerings to the great god of excess.

Tess Gerritsen

Christmas trees don't grow on trees; they need rainbows, lumberjacks, and Leprechauns on unicorns playing jock jams on glockenspiels.     

Ryan Ross

Make your plate look like a Christmas tree, I tell people, mostly green with splashes of other bright colors.

Victoria Moran

There's no experience quite like cutting your own live Christmas tree out of your neighbor's yard.     

Dan Florence

The smell of pine needles, spruce and the smell of a Christmas tree, those to me, are the scents of the holidays.

Blake Lively