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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Quotes

22 of the best book quotes from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
  1. #1
    “Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas... perhaps... means a little bit more!”
  2. #2
    “He brought back their snoof and their tringlers and fuzzles,
    Brought back their pantookas, their dafflers and wuzzles.”
  3. #3
    “And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say
    That the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day!”
  4. #4
    “But this sound wasn’t sad!
    Why, this sound sounded glad!”
  5. #5
    “Packed it up with their presents, their ribbons, their wrappings,
    Their snoof and their fuzzles, their tringlers and trappings!
    Ten thousand feet up, up the side of Mount Crumpet,
    He rode with his load to the tiptop to dump it!”
  6. #6
    “He brought everything back, all the food for the feast!
    And he, he himself, the Grinch carved the roast beast!”
  7. #7
    “Christmas Day will always be
    Just as long as we have we.”
  8. #8
    “Christmas Day is in our grasp
    So long as we have hands to grasp.”
  1. #9
    “Welcome Christmas. Bring your cheer,
    Cheer to all Whos, far and near.”
  2. #10
    “And then! Oh, the noise! Oh, the noise! Noise! Noise! Noise!
    There’s one thing I hate! All the NOISE! NOISE! NOISE! NOISE!”
  3. #11
    “With a smile to his soul, he descended Mount Crumpet
    Cheerily blowing “Who! Who!” on his trumpet.”
  4. #12
    “He rode into Whoville. He brought back their toys.
    He brought back their floof to the Who girls and boys.”
  5. #13
    “Then he growled, with his Grinch fingers nervously drumming,
    ‘I must find some way to keep Christmas from coming!‘”
  6. #14
    “Welcome Christmas while we stand
    Heart to heart and hand in hand.”
  7. #15
    “They’re just waking up! I know just what they’ll do!
    Their mouths will hang open a minute or two
    Then the Whos down in Whoville will all cry boo-hoo!”
  8. #16
    “She stared at the Grinch and said, ‘Santy Claus, why, why are you taking our Christmas tree? WHY?‘”
  1. #17
    “Then he slithered and slunk, with a smile most unpleasant,
    Around the whole room, and he took every present!”
  2. #18
    “Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store.
    Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more!”
  3. #19
    “But I think that the most likely reason of all
    May have been that his heart was two sizes too small.”
  4. #20
    “Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot.
    But the Grinch who lived just North of Whoville did not!”
  5. #21
    “Then he got an idea! An awful idea!
    The Grinch got a wonderful, awful idea!”
  6. #22
    “I know just what to do!” The Grinch laughed in his throat.
    “I’ll make a quick Santy Claus hat and a coat.”
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