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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
  1. #1
    “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!”
  2. #2
    “Christmas Day will always be
    Just as long as we have we.”
  3. #3
    “She stared at the Grinch and said, ‘Santy Claus, why, why are you taking our Christmas tree? WHY?‘”
  4. #4
    “But this sound wasn’t sad!
    Why, this sound sounded glad!”
  5. #5
    “With a smile to his soul, he descended Mount Crumpet
    Cheerily blowing “Who! Who!” on his trumpet.”
  6. #6
    “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!”
  7. #7
    “And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say
    That the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day!”
  8. #8
    “He brought back their snoof and their tringlers and fuzzles,
    Brought back their pantookas, their dafflers and wuzzles.”
  1. #9
    “Christmas Day is in our grasp
    So long as we have hands to grasp.”
  2. #10
    “Welcome Christmas. Bring your cheer,
    Cheer to all Whos, far and near.”
  3. #11
    “Welcome Christmas while we stand
    Heart to heart and hand in hand.”
  4. #12
    “He brought everything back, all the food for the feast!
    And he, he himself, the Grinch carved the roast beast!”
  5. #13
    “He rode into Whoville. He brought back their toys.
    He brought back their floof to the Who girls and boys.”
  6. #14
    “Every Who down in Whoville, the tall and the small,
    Was singing without any presents at all!”
  7. #15
    “For, tomorrow, I know all the Who girls and boys
    Will wake bright and early. They’ll rush for their toys!”
  8. #16
    “They’ll stand close together, with Christmas bells ringing.
    They’ll stand hand-in-hand, and those Whos will start singing!”
  1. #17
    “Then he slid down the chimney, a rather tight pinch.
    But if Santa could do it, then so could the Grinch.”
  2. #18
    “And then! Oh, the noise! Oh, the noise! Noise! Noise! Noise!
    There’s one thing I hate! All the NOISE! NOISE! NOISE! NOISE!”
  3. #19
    “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!”
  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 growled, with his Grinch fingers nervously drumming,
    ‘I must find some way to keep Christmas from coming!‘”
  6. #22
    “Then he slithered and slunk, with a smile most unpleasant,
    Around the whole room, and he took every present!”
  7. #23
    “I know just what to do!” The Grinch laughed in his throat.
    “I’ll make a quick Santy Claus hat and a coat.”
  8. #24
    “But I think that the most likely reason of all
    May have been that his heart was two sizes too small.”
  9. #25
    “Then he got an idea! An awful idea!
    The Grinch got a wonderful, awful idea!”
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