Inside: Iconic Christmas song quotes you need to see.

I am not sure if Christmas would be Christmas without music. Holiday tunes have the power to transform any room or situation into something magical and lovely.

Christmas music actually holds some of the best quotes that you will find throughout the whole holiday season. I’m serious, they are like poems put to a melody, and this becomes clear when you see the quotes isolated. So today, I am going to show you over 70 of the best Christmas song quotes that you need to read this season.

Best Christmas Song Quotes

I hope you love these. I like to use them in handmade Christmas gifts, cards; you name it. So take a look and consider what you might want to add to these quotes too. Have fun!

Christmas Song Quotes

First up, I thought we could start with a mix of some well-known and lesser well-known songs. This way, you have a good balance as you go through the list. Take a look!

1. “Have yourself a merry little Christmas; let your heart be light. From now on, your troubles will be out of sight.” – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

2. “Dashing through the snow In a one-horse open sleigh O’er the fields we go Laughing all the way Bells on bobtails ring Making spirits bright What fun it is to ride and sing A sleighing song tonight, oh!” – Jingle Bells

3. “We will sing in peace; we will sing in harmony. This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine.” – This Little Light of Mine

4. “On the twelfth day of Christmas, My true love sent to me Twelve drummers drumming Eleven pipers piping Ten lords a-leaping Nine ladies dancing Eight maids a-milking Seven swans a-swimming Six geese a-laying Five golden rings Four calling birds Three French hens Two turtle doves and A partridge in a pear tree” – 12 Days of Christmas

5. “Hushaby, hushaby Christmas stars are in the sky Sweet the bells of Christmas Eve Babies, each a kiss receive Hushaby, goodnight” – A Christmas Lullaby

6. “A chubby little snowman Had a carrot nose. Along came a rabbit And what do you suppose? That hungry little rabbit Looking for his lunch Ate the snowman’s carrot nose Nibble, nibble, crunch!” – A Chubby Little Snowman

7. “Amazing grace, how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me I once was lost, but now am found Was blind, but now I see.” – Amazing Grace

8. “Deck the halls with boughs of holly Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la, la, la ’Tis the season to be jolly Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la, la, la” – Deck the Halls

9. “Feliz Navidad Prospero ano y felicidad I wanna wish you a merry Christmas I wanna wish you a merry Christmas I wanna wish you a merry Christmas From the bottom of my heart .” – Feliz Navidad

10. “Now to the Lord sing praises All you within this place And with true love and brotherhood Each other now embrace This holy tide of Christmas Doth bring redeeming grace.” – God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

11. “Hark! The herald angels sing Glory to the newborn King!” – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

12. “I saw Mummy tickle Santa Claus Underneath his beard so snowy white Oh, what a laugh it would have been If Daddy had only seen Mommy kissing Santa Claus last night!” – I saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

13. “I’m a little snowman Round and fat, I’ve a woolly scarf And a little bobble hat. When the snow is falling You will hear me say: Come and make a snowman, We’ll have a fun day!” – I’m a Little Snowman

14. “I’m so happy So very happy I’ve got the joy of Christmas in my heart Yes I’m so happy So very happy I’ve got the joy of Christmas in my heart.” – I’ve Got the Christmas Joy

15. “It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the kids jingle belling, And everyone telling you be of good cheer. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” – It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Christmas Song Quotes

Rockin’ Song Quotes

Next up, I have some Rockin Christmas Song Quotes for you to look through. I don’t know about you, but I LOVE upbeat Christmas music that gets you moving. I feel like any song that has an electric guitar is the winner. Take a look at these and imagine them as Rockin’ songs. The first one is easy, the rest not so much!

16. “What a bright time, it’s the right time To rock the night away Jingle bell time is a swell time To go glidin’ in a one-horse sleigh Giddy-up, jingle horse, pick up your feet Jingle around the clock Mix and mingle in a jinglin’ beat That’s the jingle bell rock!” – Jingle Bell Rock

17. “Johnny wants a pair of skates, Suzy wants a sled Nellie wants a picture book, Yellow, blue, and red Now I think I’ll leave to you, What to give the rest Choose for me dear Santa Claus, You will know the best.” – Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

18. “Joy to the world! The Lord is come Let earth receive her King Let every heart prepare Him room And heaven and nature sing And heaven and nature sing And heaven, and heaven, and nature sing.” – Joy to the World

19. “Oh, the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we’ve no place to go Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” – Let It Snow

20. “Come, they told me, pa rum pum pum pum A newborn King to see, pa rum pum pum pum Our finest gifts we bring, pa rum pum pum pum To lay before the King, pa rum pum pum pum Rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum. So to honour Him, pa rum pum pum pum When we come.” – Little Drummer Boy

21. “Your branches green in summer’s glow And evergreen in winter’s snow O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree You stand in splendid beauty.” – O Christmas Tree

22. “O Come all ye faithful Joyful and triumphant O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem Come and behold Him Born the King of Angels.” – O Come All Ye Faithful

23. “O holy night, the stars are brightly shining It is the night of the dear Saviour’s birth.” – O Holy Night

24. “You know Dasher and Dancer And Prancer and Vixen Comet and Cupid And Donner and Blitzen But do you recall The most famous reindeer of all?” – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

25. “Oh, he’s making a list And he’s checking it twice He’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice Santa Claus is coming to town.” – Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

26. “Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon Virgin Mother and Child Holy infant so tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace.” – Silent Night

27. “Then entered in those Wise Men three Fell reverently upon their knee And offered there in his presence Their gold and myrrh and frankincense.” – The First Noel

28. “Good tidings we bring to you and your kin. We wish you a merry Christmas And a Happy New Year!” – We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Short Song Quotes

If you only need a short song quote, then I think this is the list for you. I have put these quotes on little decor signs, pillows, cups, mugs you name it! Getting crafty is my favorite thing to do during the holiday, and these quotes inspired me. Don’t you just love them?

29. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”

30. “We could leave the Christmas Lights Up Til January.”

31. “All I want in Christmas is You.”

32. “Last Christmas I gave you my heart.”

33. “Walking in a winter wonderland.”

34. “Rockin around the Christmas tree, have a happy holiday. Everyone Dancing Merrily in the new old fashion way.” – Rockin’ Around the Christmas Rock

35. “Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh!” Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

36. “Oh little angel, shining light
You’ve set my soul to dreaming
You’ve given back my joy in life
And filled me with new meaning.” -A Baby Just Like You

37. “Oh ho, the mistletoe
hung where you can see;
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me.” – Holly Jolly Christmas

38. “Christmas Eve will find me, where the lovelight gleams, I’ll be home for Christmas if only in my dreams.” – I’ll be home for Christmas

39. “Maybe Christmas means something more.”

40. “Christmas time is here, happiness and cheer. Fun for all that children call, their favorite time of year.” – Christmas Time Is Here

41. “In the meadow, we can build a snowman.”

42. “O holy night, the stars are brightly shining.”

43. “You better not cry, you better not pout.”

44. “Although it’s been said mant times many ways, Merry Christmas to you.”

45. “Sleigh bells ring are you listening.”

Frosty the snowman Quotes

Festive Song Lyrics

I feel like you can’t make a list like this without including the most festive Christmas songs out there, so I made a list for them! Take a look below and I think you’ll notice some of the most popular names of Christmas. These are some of my favorite Christmas Song Quotes.

46. “When it seems the magic slipped away, we find it all again on Christmas Day.” – Believe

47. “It doesn’t show signs of stopping, and I’ve brought some corn for popping. The lights are turned way down low, let it snow.” – Let It Snow

48. “Christmas won’t be the same without you. Christmas won’t be the same if you go. You’re all I need to see, standing by my Christmas tree. ‘Cause Christmas won’t be the same without you.” – Christmas Won’t Be the Same Without You

49. “The mood is right, the spirits up. We’re here tonight and that’s enough. Simply having a wonderful Christmas time.” – Wonderful Christmas Time

50. “I really can’t stayBaby it’s cold outsideI gotta go awayBaby it’s cold outsideThis evening has beenBeen hoping that you’d dropped inSo very niceI’ll hold your hands they’re just like ice.” – Baby it’s cold outside

51. “”Rudolph with your nose so bright,
won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?” – Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

52. “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch
You really are a heel,
You’re as cuddly as a cactus, you’re as charming as an eel, Mr. Grinch,
You’re a bad banana with a greasy black peel!” – The Grinch

53. “Grandma got run over by a reindeer
Walking home from our house Christmas eve
You can say there’s no such thing as Santa
But as for me and Grandpa, we believe.” – Grandma Got Runover by a Reindeer

54. “Through the years we all will be together
If the Fates allow.” – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

55. “It came upon the midnight clear,
That glorious song of old,
From angels bending near the earth
To touch their harps of gold!” – It Came Upon the Midnight

56. “And wonder wonders of His love.” – Joy to the World

57. “O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Much pleasure doth thou bring me!
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Much pleasure doth thou bring me!” – O Christmas Tree

58. “Ah, you’re very pushy you know?I like to think of it as opportunistic” – Baby It’s Cold Outside

59. “Santa baby, just slip a sable under the tree for me;
Been an awful good girl, Santa baby
and hurry down the chimney tonight.” – Santa Baby

All I want for Christmas is you

Best Christmas Song Quotes

I saved the best for last! Here we have some of my favorite quotes from the world’s favorite Christmas songs. You heard Buddy the elf, “the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear!” So take a look at these and sing your heart out!

60. “O Tannenbaum, o Tannenbaum,
wie treu sind deine Blätter!” – O Tannenbaum

61. “We wish you a Merry Christmas,
And a Happy New Year.” – We Wish You A Merry Christmas

62. “Sleigh bells ring
are you listening
in the lane
snow is glistening
A beautiful sight
we’re happy tonight
walking in a winter wonderland.” – Winter Wonderland

63. “Later on
we’ll conspire
as we dream by the fire
To face unafraid
the plans that we’ve made.” – Winter Wonderland

64. “Santa baby, forgot to mention one little thing, a ring
I don’t mean a phone, Santa baby,
so hurry down the chimney tonight.” – Santa Baby

65.  “I’m dreaming of a White Christmas
Just like the ones I used to know.” – White Christmas

66. “Where the treetops glisten
and children listen
To hear sleigh bells in the snow.” – White Christmas

67. “O come, all ye faithful,
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem.” – O Come All Ye Faithful

68. “Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus,
Right down Santa Claus lane.” – Here Comes Santa Claus

69. “He’s got a bag that’s filled with toys
For boys and girls again.” – Here Comes Santa Claus

70. “Hear those sleigh bells jingle jangle,
Oh what a beautiful sight
So jump in bed and cover your head
‘Cause Santa Claus comes tonight!” – Here Comes Santa Claus

71. “Frosty the Snowman, is a fairytale, they say.
He was made of snow, but the children know he came to life one day.” – Frosty the Snowman

Christmas Song Quotes

And there you have it, the best Christmas song quotes. Don’t they just hit a completely different part of your brain when you are reading them as opposed to hearing them?

If you loved this list of Christmas quotes, I have so many more that I think you will enjoy. Why should the holiday spirit stop here? That should be against the Christmas rules! So take a look. I think after you are done you should make yourself a hot cocoa and watch a Holiday film. It’s the best way to finish off the night!

Christmas just isn’t the same without music; it’s more powerful than we realize. I hope these songs proved that to you. They are literally poems put to a tune, and I love them.