More has been said about the holiday season than any other time of the year, and whether you are looking for something sweet, sassy or cheesy, your favorite celebrity, politician or TV host has already put the words together for you. Here are some of our favorites.
“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” – Oren Arnold
"Let's be naughty and save Santa the trip.” – Gary Allen
“We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill
“The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.” -Henry David Thoreau
“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
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” -Charles Dickens
“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” -Norman V. Peele
In Your Own Words
They say that it's the thought that counts when it comes to giving gifts, so prove to your friends and family that you put some serious brainpower into your holiday giving strategy. Don't worry, we won't tell where you really got them!
“Christmas comes once a year, but unwrapping my life with you makes everyday Christmas morning. Enjoying the holidays this season and throughout the year with you.”
“Your being present in my life is the best present you could give me this holiday season.”
“We should live every day like it is a holiday, being thankful and caring, spending time with people we love and who love us, being grateful for every kind moment. Thank you for being in my life!”
“I wish you an incredible year ahead with lots of love, success, happiness, health and laughs. You are an incredible person and I am so grateful to have you in my life.”
“I admire who you are. You inspire me to be better everyday. I am so grateful you are in my life.”
Comedians often remark that the best way to open a room is to tell a joke everyone has already heard. It helps you connect with your audience and if it is a timeless classic, everyone laughs. The same rings true when you're decking the halls and writing out your holiday cards. Use timeless classics to put a smile on your friends and family's faces and bring up memories of yuletides past.
"Merry Christmas to all and to all a Good Night!"
"Have a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year."
"Best Wishes for a Happy and Prosperous New Year."
"Greetings of the Season and Best Wishes for the New Year."
"May Peace be your gift during the Holidays and your blessing all year through."
"May peace, love and prosperity follow you always."
"Peace on Earth and best wishes in the New Year."
Business Appropriate Well-Wishes
Use these examples to inspire perfect holiday messages for all your business partners whether they be your clients or employees. Remember, business messages don’t have to be stiff, so choose between funny or more professional messages this holiday season.
“Wishing you a wonderful holiday season. It was a great year working with you and your firm!”
“Christmas is a good time to think about all you have to be thankful for. You came to mind. Happy Holidays!”
“Wishing you a happy healthy holiday season and continued success in the new year! It is absolutely pleasure working together!”
“Wishing you a festive holiday season and New Year! Look forward to the new year to continue working together!”
“Wishing you and your family a great holiday season from the _________ family!”
“You are what makes this company extraordinary. Wishing you an extraordinary holiday season.”
“Enjoying the holidays is at least one thing that is not in your job description, but we're adding it this year. Here's to enjoying the season. Happy Holidays!”
“Thanks for rescheduling your Christmas break to March so you could work this holiday season.”