65 Merry Quotes On Success In Life

These Merry quotes will inspire you. To be merry is to be happy, especially in a fun, festive way.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Merry quotes, Merry sayings, and Merry proverbs.

Best Merry Quotes

  1. “A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year. These make a merry christmas!” ~ John Greenleaf Whittier
  2. “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ~ Hamilton Wright Mabie
  3. “Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it.” ~ Richard Lamm
  4. “Eat drink and be merry for tomorrow we may diet.” ~ Cathy Hopkins

  5. “This is the short and the long of it.” ~ William Shakespeare
  6. “Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” ~ Alexander Smith
  7. “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~ Calvin Coolidge
  8. “Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we’re here for something else besides ourselves.” ~ Eric Sevareid
  9. “Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts.” ~ Joan Winmill Brown

  10. “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” ~ Bill Vaughan
  11. “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
  12. “I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year.” ~ Ray Stannard Baker
  13. “I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.” ~ Ashley Tisdale

  14. “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
  15. “Mankind is a great, an immense family… This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.” ~ Pope John XXIII
  16. “Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” ~ Freya Stark
  17. “I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!” ~ William Shakespeare
  18. “Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance.” ~ Oren Arnold

  19. “Eat, drink, and be merry for tomorrow we die.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  20. “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  21. “Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” ~ Washington Irving
  22. “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” ~ (1919-), American writer, producer, humorist.” ~ Andy Rooney
  23. “It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” ~ William Thomas Ellis

  24. “My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?” ~ Bob Hope
  25. “There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  26. “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” ~ Charles Dickens
  27. “I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said ‘Happy Birthday’ on it. I didn’t want to waste it so I just wrote ‘Jesus’ on it.” ~ Demetri Martin
  28. “Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ~ Dale Evans

  29. “Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.” ~ Ruth Carter Stapleton
  30. “To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.” ~ Oren Arnold , Merry quotes friend
  31. “A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.” ~ Garrison Keillor
  32. “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

  33. “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
  34. “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
  35. “Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind.” ~ Helen Steiner Rice
  36. “Last Christmas, I got the worst gift a guy ever gave me. He gave me a lottery ticket… what’s the guy even thinking there. Here you go… nothing! Merry Christmas! It’s nothing!” ~ Norm MacDonald
  37. “Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind.” ~ Calvin Coolidge

  38. “The thing about Christmas is that it almost doesn’t matter what mood you’re in or what kind of a year you’ve had; it’s a fresh start.” ~ Kelly Clarkson
  39. “Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.” ~ (1925- ), English political leader.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  40. “At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.” ~ Thomas Tusser
  41. “One can never have enough socks,” said Dumbledore. “Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  42. “One can never have enough socks” ~ J. K. Rowling

  43. “A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poor man’s heart through half the year.” ~ Walter Scott
  44. “I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included.” ~ Bernard Manning
  45. “Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart…filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.” ~ Bess Streeter Aldrich
  46. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” ~ Charles M. Schulz

  47. “For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.” ~ William Jewett Tucker
  48. “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” ~ William Thomas Ellis
  49. “Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white’.” ~ Bing Crosby
  50. “I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another, it’s about the Christian ethic, it’s about kindness.” ~ Carrie Fisher

  51. “Spring, the sweet Spring, is the year’s pleasant king;
    Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring,
    Cold doth not sting, the pretty birds do sing-
    Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo!The palm and may make country houses gay,
    Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe all day,
    And we hear aye birds tune this merry lay-
    Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo!The fields breathe sweet, the daisies kiss our feet,
    Young lovers meet, old wives a-sunning sit,
    In every street these tunes our ears do greet-
    Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo!
    Spring, the sweet Spring!” ~ Thomas Nashe
  52. “No man can be merry unless he is serious.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  53. “Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.” ~ George Jean Nathan
  54. “When you’re on a merry-go-round, you miss a lot of the scenery.” ~ Neil Diamond

  55. “Ignorance … is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.” ~ George Eliot
  56. “That prayer has great power which a person makes with all his might. It makes a sour heart sweet, a sad heart merry, a poor heart rich, a foolish heart wise, a timid heart brave, a sick heart well, a blind heart full of sight, a cold heart ardent. It draws down the great God into the little heart; it drives the hungry soul up into the fullness of God; it brings together two lovers, God and the soul, in a wondrous place where they speak much of love.” ~ Mechthild of Magdeburg
  57. “If there were dreams to sell,
    Merry and sad to tell,
    And the crier rung his bell,
    What would you buy?” ~ Thomas Lovell Beddoes
  58. “A merry life and a short one shall be my motto.” ~ Bartholomew Roberts

  59. “It doesn’t bother me a bit when people say, ‘Merry Christmas’ to me. I don’t think they are slighting me or getting ready to put me in a ghetto. In fact, I It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” ~ William Thomas Ellis
  60. “The days are cold, the nights are long, The North wind sings a doleful song; Then hush again upon my breast; All merry things are now at rest, Save thee, my pretty love!” ~ Dorothy Wordsworth
  61. “Thou mak’st me merry: I am full of pleasure; let us be jocund” ~ William Shakespeare
  62. “It is daffodil time, so the robins all cry, For the sun’s a big daffodil up in the sky, And when down the midnight the owl call to-whoo! Why, then the round moon is a daffodil too; Now sheer to the bough-tops the sap starts to climb, So, merry my masters, it’s daffodil time.” ~ Clinton Scollard
  63. “If you are for a merry jaunt, I will try, for once, who can foot it farthest.” ~ John Dryden

  64. “So Spring comes merry towards me here, but earns
    No answering smile from me, whose life is twin’d
    With the dead boughs that winter still must bind,
    And whom today the Spring no more concerns.
    Behold, this crocus is a withering flame;
    This snowdrop, snow; this apple-blossom’s part
    To breed the fruit that breeds the serpent’s art.
    Nay, for these Spring-flowers, turn thy face from them,
    Nor stay till on the year’s last lily-stem
    The white cup shrivels round the golden heart.” ~ Dante Gabriel Rossetti , Merry quotes life
  65. “God rest you merry, gentlemen,
    Let nothing you dismay,
    For Jesus Christ, our Saviour,
    Was born upon this day,
    To save us all from Satan’s power
    When we were gone astray.
    O tidings of comfort and joy!
    For Jesus Christ, our Saviour,
    Was born on Christmas Day.” ~ Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

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