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The Grinch Quotes

18 of the best book quotes from The Grinch
  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
    “She stared at the Grinch and said, ‘Santy Claus, why, why are you taking our Christmas tree? WHY?‘”
  3. #3
    “Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot.
    But the Grinch who lived just North of Whoville did not!”
  4. #4
    “I know just what to do!” The Grinch laughed in his throat.
    “I’ll make a quick Santy Claus hat and a coat.”
  5. #5
    “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!”
  6. #6
    “Then he growled, with his Grinch fingers nervously drumming,
    ‘I must find some way to keep Christmas from coming!‘”
  7. #7
    “And then! Oh, the noise! Oh, the noise! Noise! Noise! Noise!
    There’s one thing I hate! All the NOISE! NOISE! NOISE! NOISE!”
  8. #8
    “For, tomorrow, I know all the Who girls and boys
    Will wake bright and early. They’ll rush for their toys!”
  9. #9
    “Then he got an idea! An awful idea!
    The Grinch got a wonderful, awful idea!”
  1. #10
    “But I think that the most likely reason of all
    May have been that his heart was two sizes too small.”
  2. #11
    “Then he slid down the chimney, a rather tight pinch.
    But if Santa could do it, then so could the Grinch.”
  3. #12
    “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!”
  4. #13
    “He brought everything back, all the food for the feast!
    And he, he himself, the Grinch carved the roast beast!”
  5. #14
    “With a smile to his soul, he descended Mount Crumpet
    Cheerily blowing “Who! Who!” on his trumpet.”
  6. #15
    “Then he slithered and slunk, with a smile most unpleasant,
    Around the whole room, and he took every present!”
  7. #16
    “And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say
    That the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day!”
  8. #17
    “He brought back their snoof and their tringlers and fuzzles,
    Brought back their pantookas, their dafflers and wuzzles.”
  9. #18
    “He rode into Whoville. He brought back their toys.
    He brought back their floof to the Who girls and boys.”
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