There’s something super special about December. – Charmaine J. Forde. Here are 44 Best December Quotes Worth Sharing.

December Quotes

1. When December comes, can ‘The Nutcracker’ be far behind? No, it can’t, not in America, anyway. – Robert Gottlieb

2. The Christian Bible is a symbolic book, not a literal one. The one Christians know as Jesus was actually a symbol for the sun. Ancient sun worshippers believed the sun died at the end of the winter solstice and then three days later it would be reborn at the start of its cycle, December 25. – David Icke

3. 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

4. Every December, I host a tree-trimming party. I serve chili with cornbread and lots of good wine. It’s a wonderful party, and it shows how much adults like to play. – Maya Angelou

5. How did it get so late so soon? It's night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness, how the time has flown. How did it get so late so soon? – Dr. Seuss

6. A manager’s job is simple. For one hundred sixty-two games you try not to screw up all that smart stuff your organization did last December. – Earl Weaver

7. 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

8. I don’t mean to burst anyone’s bubble, but there is no scriptural or historical basis for December 25th actually being the day that Jesus was born. – Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

9. Chill December brings the sleet, Blazing fire, and Christmas treat. – Sara Coleridge

10. Each of us should think of the future. Every puff on a cigarette is another tick closer to a time bomb of terrible consequences. Christopher Hitchens didn’t care about the consequences of smoking cigarettes. Tragically, he died of throat cancer in December 2011. – Ray Comfort

11. He had waited a long time for this special December. Now that it was almost upon him, he wasn’t frightened, but he was eager, he decided. He was eager for it to come. And he was excited, certainly. All of the Elevens were excited about the event that would be coming so soon. – Lois Lowry

December Quotes

12. Michigan isn’t just cold in December; it’s arctic. – Daniel Milstein

13. Winter arrived with December, and the world continued to suffer the loss of the Internet and most forms of communication. Supply chains were disrupted. The only mass form of personal communication was the letter, and postal workers were having their worst year ever, as they were actually needed. Food was becoming scarcer and more expensive, as was fuel for vehicles and heating. Major cities experienced riots on a regular basis, spurred on by religious fervor and want. Civilization was on the brink of collapse. – Mark A. Rayner

14. It was December, I had never felt so cold, the eel soup lay heavy on my stomach, I was afraid I’d die, I turned aside to vomit, I envied them. – Samuel Beckett

15. It is never over, though we are in December. – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

16. I watched you storm towards the restaurant door. It was a chilly December morning and the birds sitting on the high wires in the neighborhood refused to fly any longer. – Malak El Halabi

17. By December an elastic skin of ice reached out hundreds of miles into the sea, rolling with every wave. – Will Chancellor

18. There was warmth in his large piercing brown eyes. The kind of warmth that tucks a child into bed. The same kind of warmth that dries your wet hair on a rainy December afternoon. – Malak El Halabi

19. I miss being in Barbados in December. That is the time I always remember. The smell of varnish on the wooden floors. And the smell of paint on the wooden doors. The crowds in de Supermarket buying up the rum, and the music blasting. Puh rup a pum pum. – Charmaine J Forde

20. May and October, the best-smelling months? I’ll make a case for December: evergreen, frost, wood smoke, cinnamon. – Lisa Kleypas

21. I’ve come to sing you a song called December. – Ryan Murphy

22. It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready. – Sarah Kay

December Quotes

23. December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory. – John Geddes

24. 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

25. Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December. And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow, – vainly I had sought to borrow. From my books surcease of sorrow, sorrow for the lost Lenore. For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore. – Rao Umar Javed

26. Hot cocoa and cold toes remind me of Christmas. – Toni Sorenson

27. Without Hope, we live in desire. – Dante

28. When I was a kid, Toronto streets were deserted and quiet on Sundays, except for the sound of church bells I stood on the sidewalk one December listening to the Christmas bells – I’ve never forgotten that moment. – John Geddes

29. Your skins are so cold and dry. Like you are also afraid so this coming December. – Moaz Zulfiqar

30. Wintry it ain’t no complaints. Snowier. Storefronts are showier, light displays glowier. Shoppers are prowling, blizzard howling. Drifts a-heaping, lords a-leaping, yule logs burning, gifts returning. Winds are keen for 2015. – The Old Farmer’s Almanac

31. Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives. – William Shakespeare

32. December 25th has become guilt and obligation. – Phil Donahue

33. 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

December Quotes

34. The crisp path through the field in this December snow, in the deep dark, where we trod the buried grass like ghosts on dry toast. – Dylan Thomas

35. December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory. – John Geddes

36. 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

37. To die would mean nothing else than to surrender a nothing to the nothing, but that would be impossible to conceive, for how could a person, even only as a nothing, consciously surrender himself to the nothing, and not merely to an empty nothing but rather to a roaring nothing whose nothingness consists only in its incomprehensibility. – Franz Kafka

38. I blink January’s lashes and gush down December’s cheeks. – Sanober Khan

39. December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come. – Fennel Hudson

40. Colored lights blink on and off, racing across the green boughs. Their reflections dance across exquisite glass globes and splinter into shards against tinsel thread and garlands of metallic filaments that disappear underneath the other ornaments and finery. Shadows follow, joyful, laughing sprites. The tree is rich with potential wonder. All it needs is a glance from you to come alive. – Vera Nazarian

41. 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

42. There is October in every November and there is November in every December. All seasons melted in each other’s life. – Mehmet Murat ildan

43. There must be something ghostly in the air of Christmas. Something about the close, muggy atmosphere that draws up the ghosts, like the dampness of the summer rains brings out the frogs and snails. – Jerome K. Jerome

44. Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold. – Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon

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Best of December Quotes

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“The crisp path through the field in this December snow, in the deep dark, where we trod the buried grass like ghosts on dry toast.” – Dylan Thomas
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“Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!” – Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon
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“December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory…” – John Geddes

Ian Warmer

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Ian Warner has spent over 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete. He went on to become an All-American sprinter at Iowa State, and he represented Canada at the 2012 Olympics. Ian founded Habit Stacker and dedicated his life to helping people to develop winning habits.

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