Celebrate Christmas With Santa Claus Quotes

The Fat Old Man in the Red Suit Is a Christmas Icon

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Whoever invented the idea of a heavy-set old man with a flowing white beard coming down a chimney with a bag of goodies must have had a riot of imagination. Every year, millions hang up their Christmas stockings so that Santa Claus can leave little goodies from the North Pole for them to enjoy. 

If you are a true believer of the goodness of Santa Claus or you just can't let go of your childhood innocence, check out these holiday-themed quotes. You won't need a sleigh to be transported to the world of magic and beauty. 

Santa Claus Quotes

Clement Clarke Moore
"'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there."

"His eyes — how they twinkled! His dimples, how merry!
His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!
His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow,
and the beard on his chin was as white as the snow."

Bart Simpson
"What's Santa's Little Helper doing to that dog? Looks like he's trying to jump over, but he can't quite make it."

Victor Borge
"Santa Claus has the right idea — visit people only once a year."

Dick Gregory
"I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark."

Richard Lamm
"Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it."

Herbert Hoover
"A good many things go around in the dark besides Santa Claus."

H.L. Mencken
"God is a Republican, and Santa Claus is a Democrat."

Patti Smith
"Everyone thinks of God as a man — you can't help it — Santa Claus was a man, therefore God has to be a man."

Francis P. Church
"Alas! How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus! There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence."

Edwin Osgood Grover
"Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy; who gives himself by thought or word or deed in every gift that he bestows."

Paul M. Ell
"They err who thinks Santa Claus comes down through the chimney; he really enters through the heart."

Robert Paul
"You know you're getting old when Santa starts looking younger."