December Quotes : 65 December Quotes On Success In Life

These December quotes will inspire you. December is the twelfth and final month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is also the last of seven months to have a length of 31 days.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and December quotes, December sayings, and December proverbs.

Inspirational December Quotes

  1. “How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” ~ Dr. Seuss
  2. “A long December and there’s reason to believe, maybe this year will be better than the last.” ~ Adam Duritz
  3. “Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!” ~ Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon
  4. “In December people give no thought to the Past or the Future. They thing only of the Present.” ~ Carolyn Wells
  5. “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ~ Hamilton Wright Mabie

  6. “So quiet and subtle is the beauty of December that escapes the notice of many people their whole lives through. Colour gives way to form: every branch distinct, in a delicate tracery against the sky. New vistas, obscured all Summer by leafage, now open up.” ~ Flora Thompson
  7. “December is the toughest month of the year. Others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, October, August, and February.” ~ Mark Twain
  8. “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
  9. “What freezings I have felt, what dark days seen, What old December’s bareness everywhere!” ~ William Shakespeare

  10. “I heard a bird sing In the dark of December A magical thing And sweet to remember.’We are nearer to Spring
    Than we were in September,’ I heard a bird sing In the dark of December.” ~ Oliver Herford
  11. “What freezings I have felt, what dark days seen,
    What old December’s bareness everywhere!” ~ William Shakespeare
  12. “Chill December brings the sleet, Blazing fire, and Christmas treat.” ~ Sara Coleridge
  13. “God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” ~ James M. Barrie

  14. “The sun that brief December day Rose cheerless over hills of gray, And, darkly circled, gave at noon A sadder light than waning moon.” ~ John Greenleaf Whittier
  15. “Tonight’s December thirty-first, something is about to burst. The clock is crouching, dark and small, like a time bomb in the hall. Hark, it’s midnight, children dear. Duck! Here comes another year!” ~ Ogden Nash
  16. “That’s the thing about December: it goes by you in a flash. If you just close your eyes, it’s gone. And it’s like you were never there.” ~ Donal Ryan
  17. “In December ring Every day the chimes; Loud the gleemen sing In the streets their merry rhymes. Let us by the fire Ever higher Sing them till the night expire!” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  18. “Will you love me in December as you do in May?” ~ Jack Kerouac

  19. “Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot and days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear, for auld lang syne, we’ll take a cup of kindness yet, for auld lang syne.” ~ Robert Burns
  20. “‘Warm in December, cold in June, you say?’I don’t suppose the water’s changed at all. You and I know enough to know it’s warm compared with cold, and cold compared with warm. But all the fun’s in how you say a thing.” ~ Robert Frost
  21. “What should we speak of When we are old as you? when we shall hear The rain and wind beat dark December? how, In this our pinching cave, shall we discourse The freezing hours away?” ~ William Shakespeare
  22. “On cold December fragrant chaplets blow, And heavy harvests nod beneath the snow.” ~ Alexander Pope

  23. “Christmas is a time of little time. How we get there is a mystery. Racing madly mall-to-mall, we climb Into fields of sunlit harmony. Shopping, cooking, clearing walks and yards, Trimming house and tree while working, too; Making phone calls, wrapping, writing cards,As all worn out we do what we must do that this day of joy might joy renew.” ~ Nick Gordon
  24. “From December to March, there are for many of us three gardens – the garden outdoors, the garden of pots and bowls in the house, and the garden of the mind’s eye.” ~ Katharine Sergeant Angell White
  25. “Something that’s of common interest to every man, woman, and child on the planet must surely be the notion of ‘Peace’. Without ‘Peace’ we cannot survive. Valentine’s Day is on the 14 February. Christmas Day is on the 25 December. Peace Day has been established by the United Nations on the 21 September, and the whole world is invited to participate.” ~ Annie Lennox
  26. “December 25th has become guilt and obligation.” ~ Phil Donahue

  27. “There is entirely too much charm around, and something must be done to stop it.” ~ Dorothy Parker
  28. “I have forgotten much, but still remember The poinciana’s red, blood-red in warm December.” ~ Claude McKay
  29. “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
  30. “But in 1941, on December 8th, after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, my mother bought a radio and we listened to the war news. We’d not had a radio up to that time. I was born in 1934, so I was seven years of age.” ~ Sam Donaldson, Born in December quotes
  31. “How did it get so late so soon?” ~ Dr. Seuss

  32. “You sweat out the free agent thing in November, then you make the trades in December. Then you struggle to sign the guys left in January, and in February I get down to sewing all the new numbers on the uniforms.” ~ Whitey Herzog
  33. “At the Imperial Conference on December 1, it was decided to make war against England and the United States” ~ Hideki Tojo
  34. “On December 18, 1940, Hitler signed Directive Number 21, better known as Operation Barbarossa.” ~ Leopold Trepper
  35. “I think the Civil Rights Movement changed that trajectory for me. The first thing I did was leave school. I was suspended for my participation in Movement demonstrations in my hometown, December 1961” ~ Bernice Johnson Reagon
  36. “December 7, 1941. A date which will live in infamy.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

  37. “I came in on the decline. Phil Elliot was in first, he got his book out, he sold thirteen thousand, I think he got two issues out before I got mine in, this was March ’87. He was out in December ’86.” ~ Eddie Campbell
  38. “On the 1st day of December 1830, I was confirmed, and in accordance with the word of the Lord I was ordained an Elder under the hands of the Prophet” ~ Orson Pratt
  39. “I can’t really recall the first time I was noticed by a producer but the first time I was on television was doing Daytime for Another World, which I started in December ’75 and went until December ’76.” ~ Ted Shackelford
  40. “I’ve come to believe that whoever I am didn’t start on December 14, 1946, and isn’t going to end on whatever that mysterious date is in the future” ~ Patty Duke
  41. “Russell joined the team in December 1956, following the Olympics.” ~ Bob Cousy

  42. “I’m projecting somewhere between 100 million and 200 million computers on the Net by the end of December 2000, and about 300 million users by that same time.” ~ Vinton Cerf
  43. “The agreement to place the binational planning group at our new Northern Command was also signed in December.” ~ Paul Cellucci
  44. “It’s been said that Bill Gates has come up with something that’ll be released in December that’s gonna put a lid on counterfeiting. If that’s a fact then it’s really interesting to own your own product – with all the potential methods of downloading.” ~ Merle Haggard
  45. “I think of John every day. I do try to block it, but December 8th is not the only day I think of him.” ~ Yoko Ono

  46. “Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan… We will gain the inevitable triumph so help us, God.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  47. “My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It’s just not December without that movie in my house.” ~ Tom Hanks
  48. “The autumn air is clear, The autumn moon is bright. Fallen leaves gather and scatter, The jackdaw perches and starts anew. We think of each other- when will we meet? This hour, this night, my feelings are hard.” ~ Li Bai
  49. “If a man’s handshake is no good all the {legal} paper in the world won’t make it good.” ~ Richard J. Daley

  50. “When Oscar Niemeyer died on December 5, 2012, ten days before his 105th birthday, he was universally regarded as the very last of the twentieth century’s major architectural masters, an astonishing survivor whose most famous accomplishment, Brasilia, was the climactic episode of utopian High Modern urbanism.” ~ Martin Filler
  51. “December drops no weak, relenting tear, By our fond Summer sympathies ensnared; Nor from the perfect circle of the year Can even winter’s crystal gems be spared.” ~ Christopher Pearse Cranch
  52. “Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation’s civil rights history.” ~ John Shimkus
  53. “I know. I’m lazy. But I made myself a New Years’ resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have ’til December, right?” ~ Catherine O’Hara, New year December quotes
  54. “Men are April when they woo, December when they wed.” ~ William Shakespeare

  55. “In a drear-nighted December, Too happy, happy tree, Thy branches ne’er remember Their green felicity.” ~ John Keats
  56. “Just as a dancer, turning and turning, may fill the dusty light with the soft swirl of her flying skirts, our weeping willow — now old and broken, creaking in the breeze — turns slowly, slowly in the winter sun, sweeping the rusty roof of the barn with the pale blue lacework of her shadow.” ~ Ted Kooser
  57. “The vineyard country, russet, reddish, carmine-brown in this season.
    A blue outline of hills above a fertile valley.
    It’s warm as long as the sun does not set, in the shade cold returns.
    A strong sauna and then swimming in a pool surrounded by trees.
    Dark redwoods, transparent pale-leved birches.
    In their delicate network, a sliver of the moon.
    I describe this for I have learned to doubt philosophy
    And the visible world is all that remains.” ~ Czeslaw Milosz
  58. “I shave my legs twice a week. It’s hard the first time you do it. But I’m very lazy. For a team photo in December, I just did the fronts.” ~ David Millar

  59. “During my work there I came across some very significant issues that I started reporting in December of 2001 to the mid-level management within the FBI.” ~ Sibel Edmonds
  60. “Having contemplated this admirable grove, I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river, and though it was now late in December, the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.” ~ William Bartram
  61. “In a drear-nighted December, Too happy, happy brook, Thy bubblings ne’er remember Apollo’s summer look; But with a sweet forgetting, They stay their crystal fretting, Never, never petting About the frozen time.” ~ John Keats
  62. “Through the small tall bathroom window, the December yard is gray and scratchy, the tree calligraphic.” ~ Dave Eggers

  63. “We host some trips all over the world. We go to Alaska. We go to Mexico. We’re going to Venezuela in December. We’ve been to Russia, all in conjunction with the radio show.” ~ Martin Milner
  64. “As for September 11, let us not too easily grant the Americans possession of that date on the calendar. Like May 1 or July 14 or December 25, September 11 may seem full of significance to some people, while to other people it is just another day.” ~ J. M. Coetzee
  65. “On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes.” ~ James Stockdale

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