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100 Inspiring Happy December Quotes to Welcome a New Month


If you looking for happy December quotes, sayings and captions you have come to the right place. We have gathered all the best Dec quotes into one place including welcome December sayings.For so many people December is the best month of the year and something they look forward to all year. The crisp air, festive season, decorated trees, fresh snow and short days are very memorable.

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Our Favorite Happy December Quotes

“When I was a child, my December weekends were spent making cards, decorating the tree, hanging the wreath and preparing brandy butter and peppermint creams.” – Pippa Middleton

“I wander forth this chill December dawn: John Frost and all his elves are out, I see, As busy as the elfin world can be, Clothing a world asleep with fleecy lawn.” – Robert Buchanan

Snowy trees and blue sky with December quotes by Robert Buchanan

“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

“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

“Do your heart and head keep pace? When does hoary Love expire, when do frosts put out the fire? Can its embers burn below all that chill December snow?” – Edmund Clarence Stedman

“Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December. And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“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

“And last December drear, with piteous low-drooped head. In a voice of desolation crying out, The year is dead. And so, with changeful gear, with smile or frown or song, the months, in strange variation, are ever gliding along.” – Edgar Fawcett

“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

Snowy field with December quotes by Thomas

“What should we speak of when we are old as you? when we shall hear the rain and wind beat dark December? How in this our pinching cave, shall we discourse the freezing hours away?” – William Shakespeare

“Cold in the earth and fifteen wild Decembers, From those brown hills, have melted into spring.” – Emily Bronte

“If the October days were a cordial like the sub-acids of fruit, these are a tonic like the wine of iron. Drink deep or be careful how you taste this December vintage. The first sip may chill, but a full draught warms and invigorates.” – John Burroughs

“Outside the house it was storming, a busy downfall of flakes that the wind blew lightly across acres of old snow left from December.” – Gladys Hasty Carroll

Hello and Welcome December Sayings

Hello December, you are the last one, so be the best one.

Hello December, may your days be merry and bright.

Keep calm and welcome, December.

Hello, December! Surprise me.

Goodbye November, Hello December!

Snowy ground with forest in back with a hello December quotes on top

Bye November, thanks for the memories. Hi December, I look forward to making new ones

New month, a new beginning, new mindset, new focus, new start, new intentions, new results. Welcome December!

Goodbye November. Hello December. Please be a good month and bring smiles and happiness to my family and friends.

Hello, snow. Hello, mistletoe. Hello, December!

Keep calm and welcome December.

Welcome December!

Thankful to be welcoming the month of December

Welcoming the month of December

Welcoming December one day at a time

Welcome December. I’m loving the start of holiday season!

Welcome December! Nice to see you!

Happy to be welcoming December

Snowy trees with welcome December quotes

Welcome December: now go do what you do best

Though goodbyes are depressing, but Hellos are always pleasing. So welcome December and say goodbye to November.

Welcome to the first day of December

Good things are going to happen. Welcome, December!

Welcome, December! A bounty of beautiful beginnings and never ending blessings.

Entering into the 12th month of the year means next part of the year is yours. Welcome December with positive vibes only.

Welcome 1st December and end November by setting goals, saying prayers, and working hard.

December, I’m happy to see you!

When cool winds came all-around, December of memories came. Happy December!

Happy first day of December, everyone. May you enjoy the holiday season to the fullest.

Happy December! If you don’t like the colder weather, just wrap yourself up in the Christmas spirit.

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Happy December, everyone! May your days be merry and bright.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Happy December!

Wishing you a magical, magnificent, and merry month of December!

Baby, it’s cold outside. Happy December, everyone!

Have yourself a merry little month of December!

Happy Decem-brrrr!

Happy December, everyone! Hope you all can stay off the Naughty List for a few more weeks!

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of December Captions, Short December Quotes, Funny Winter Quotes and Short Winter Quotes.

Month of December Quotes

Good Morning! Happy first day of December

Happy first day of December! As the weather turns colder, may your hearts be warmed by thoughts of Christmas and time spent with loved ones.

Happy first day of December. Remember: It’s never too early to get in the Christmas spirit.

Snowy river and trees and a December 1st Quotes

Christmas is in the air… it must be the first day of December!

It’s December 1st, and my decision not to take down last year’s Christmas lights is finally paying off!

Happy December, everyone! Only 24 more shopping days until you’re completely broke!

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” – Hal Borland

“If we make it through December, everything’s gonna be alright I know; it’s the coldest time of winter and I shiver when I see the falling snow.” – Merle Haggard

“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” – James M. Barrie

Snowy trees with blue sky and December motivational quotes by James M Barrie

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

“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

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

“Of all the months of the year there is not a month one half so welcome to the young, or so full of happy associations, as the last month of the year.” – Charles Dickens

“December drops no weak, relenting tear, by our fond summer sympathies ensnared. Nor from the perfect circle of the year, can even winter’s crystal gems be spared.” – Christopher Pearse Cranch

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

“This looks like a December day, it looks like we’ve come to the end of the way.” – Willie Nelson

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

“Who is not a love seeker when December comes? Even children pray to Santa Claus.” – Rod McKuen

“There’s something super special about December.” – Charmaine J. Forde

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

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

“The cold is coming. December’s winter solstice. Start of the season.” – Robert Pettit

“You skins is so cold and dry. Like you are also afraid so this coming December.” – Moaz Zulfiqar

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

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

“It is growing cold. Winter is putting footsteps in the meadow.” – Roman Payne

Snowy trees with winter quotes short by Roman Payne

“When dark December glooms the day, and takes our autumn joys away.” – Walter Scott

“If it’s December in Casablanca, what time is it in New York?” – Howard Koch

“A bare tree stands with roots on both ends in December days.” – Kiran Bantawa

“December was a horrible month.” – Sandy Bryant

“Will love be true as December frost, or fickle and fall like the rose in June?” – Clement Scott

“Nothing burns like the cold.” – George R.R. Martin

Snowy trees with cute short quotes for winter by George R.R. Martin

“The cold is coming. December’s winter solstice. Start of the season.” – Robert Pettit

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

“The gardening season officially begins on January 1st, and ends on December.” – Marie Huston

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

“Will you love me in December as you do in May?” – Jack Kerouac

“I’ve come to believe that whoever I am didn’t start on December, and isn’t going to end on whatever that mysterious date is in the future.” – Patty Duke

“I get excited for big games in December.” – Jon Gruden

“December is the toughest month of the year. Others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, October, August, and February.” – Mark Twain

Snowy trees with funny December quotes by Mark Twain

“I detest ‘Jingle Bells,’ ‘White Christmas,’ ‘Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,’ and the obscene spending bonanza that nowadays seems to occupy not just December, but November and much of October, too.” – Richard Dawkins

“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

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

“Christmas begins about the first of December with an office party and ends when you finally realize what you spent, around April fifteenth of the next year.” – P.J. O’Rourke

“I know. I’m lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have ’til December, right?” – Catherine O’Hara

“My December is typically one big, sweaty ‘wintry mix’ blur, not a punch-laden, heartwarming mixer.” – Emily Weiss

“How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss

“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

“I have forgotten much, but still remember The poinsiana’s red, blood-red in warm December.” – Claude McKay

“As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.” – Donald E. Westlake

“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

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

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

Woman walking on snowy trail with a Inspirational quotes about December by Albert Camus

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

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” – John Steinbeck

“In cold December fragrant chaplets blow, And heavy harvests nod beneath the snow.” – Alexander Pope

“In December ring Every day the chimes; Loud the gleemen sing In the streets their merry rhymes. Let us by the fire Ever higher Sing them till the night expire!” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“I think of John every day. I do try to block it, but December is not the only day I think of him.” – Yoko Ono

“He had been walking for a long time, ever since dark in fact, and dark falls soon in December.” – Charlotte Riddell

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

“How like a winter hath my absence been. From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year. What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen? What old December’s bareness everywhere.” – William Shakespeare

“The sun that brief December day Rose cheerless over hills of gray, And, darkly circled, gave at noon A sadder light than waning moon.” – John Greenleaf Whittier

Dreary snowy lake with quotes for December by Whittier

“The holly and the ivy, when they are both full grown, of all trees that are in the wood. The holly bears the crown. O, the rising of the sun, and the running of the deer the playing of the merry organ. Sweet singing in the choir.” – Christmas Carol

“In a drear-nighted December, Too happy, happy brook, Thy bubblings ne’er remember Apollo’s summer look; But with a sweet forgetting, They stay their crystal fretting, Never, never petting About the frozen time.” – John Keats

“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

“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

“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

“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 Sayings

December is the most wonderful time of the year

Remember this December that love weighs more than gold

The goal for the last month of the year, December, is to have contentment, not comfort.

Live every second, every minute, every day and every week of December as if it is your last one.

Things do not change, change your way of viewing them, and you will have a better December to look up to.

Make it a December to remember

Snow trees and lake with a December sayings that reads make it a December to remember

Let your heart be light this December

Add a little confetti to each day of December

Leave a little sparkle wherever you go this December

Break out your fat pants and ugly sweater – it’s December!

December, the Friday of the months

And there you have it! Our list of the best quotes and December sayings. We hope you found one that spoke to you.

Now get out there and enjoy your December!

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Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

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