The Grinch Quotes: Who is Grinch? Check out the best 50 quotes from the character who stole Christmas! 

Grinch Quotes

Who is The Grinch? 

The Grinch

Dr. Seuss invented the fictional character The Grinch.] He is best known for being the main character in the children’s book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! published in 1957. Many people have portrayed and voiced him.

The Grinch is a pot-bellied, furry, pear-shaped, snub-nosed monster with a pessimistic demeanor and a cat-like face. He is usually colored yellow-green in full-color renditions. He has lived in seclusion on a cliff overlooking the town of Whoville for the past 53 years. The Grinch, in contrast to the joyful Whos, is misanthropic and irritable.

The reason for this is a matter of debate among the Whos, although the general belief is that he was born with a heart that was “two sizes too small.” He despises the Christmas season in particular, expressing his displeasure with the many noises associated with the season, particularly the singing of Christmas songs. He chooses to end the holiday once and for all since he can’t tolerate it any longer.

The ongoing appeal of ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas’ may be due to its core moral: that Christmas is about spending time with those you love, not about getting things.

 The Whos don’t let The Grinch ruin Christmas, and they celebrate it despite their stolen gifts, as Dr. Seuss illustrates. As a result, the Grinch comes to the realization that “What if Christmas isn’t bought in a store? What if Christmas meant a little bit more this year? “

The Grinch’s change of heart is exemplified by his attitude toward Christmas. While he initially despises Christmas and scoffs at the Whos’ holiday celebrations, towards the end of the film, he is happily participating in the festivities.

Grinch Quotes About Christmas

  • Blast this Christmas music… it’s joyful and triumphant.”

– The Grinch.

  • “I know just what to do. I become Santa Claus to steal their Christmas. If he could deliver it one night, then I can steal it. What’s Santa have that I don’t?”

– The Grinch.

  • “Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, but the Grinch…who lived just north of Whoville…did not.”

– Narrator, ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’.

  • “Are you having a holly, jolly Christmas?”

– The Grinch.

  • “The Grinch hated Christmas – the whole Christmas season… It could be, perhaps, that his shoes were too tight…the most likely reason of all… that his heart was two sizes too small.”

– Narrator, 

  • ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’.

No one should be alone on Christmas.”

– Cindy Lou Who.

  • “Look, I don’t wanna make waves, but this whole Christmas season is stupid, stupid, stupid!”

– The Grinch.

  • “Tomorrow’s Christmas! It’s practically here!”

– The Grinch.

  • “I must stop Christmas from coming… but how? I mean – in what way?
  • The Grinch

Relatable Grinch Quotes

  • 4:00, wallow in self-pity; 4:30, stare into the abyss; 5:00, solve world hunger, tell no one; 5:30, jazzercize; 6:30, dinner with me – I can’t cancel that again; 7:00, wrestle with my self-loathing… I’m booked.”

– The Grinch.

  • “Hate, hate, hate. Double hate. Loathe entirely.”

- The Grinch.  

  •   “Ooooo….ahhhh….ohhh. That’s it. I’m not going.”

- The Grinch.  

  •  “Help me… I’m feeling.”

– The Grinch.

  • . “Be it ever so heinous, there’s no place like home.”

– The Grinch.

  • “Stupid. Ugly. Out of date. If I can’t find something nice to wear, I’m not going.”

– The Grinch.

  • No matter how different a Who may appear, he will always be welcome with holiday cheer.”

– Cindy Lou Who.

  •  “I don’t need anything more for Christmas than this right here. My  family.”

– Lou Lou Who.

  • “Santa, don’t forget the Grinch. I know he’s mean and hairy and smelly, and his hands are cold and clammy, but I think he’s kinda… sweet.”

–  Cindy Lou Who.

  • “I am the Grinch that stole Christmas… and I’m sorry.

– The Grinch.

  •  “I tell you, Max, I don’t know why I ever leave this place. I’ve got all the company I need right here.”

– The Grinch.

  • . “I’m all toasty inside.”

– The Grinch.

  • “Christmas Day will always be just as long as we have we.”

– Narrator, ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’.

Hilarious Grinch Quotes 

  • Now you listen to me, young lady! Even if we’re horribly mangled, there’ll be no sad faces on Christmas.”

– The Grinch.

  •  “Cute kid, bad judge of character.”

– The Grinch.

  •  “Cindy Lou Who: Santa, what’s the meaning of Christmas?

The Grinch: Vengeance! I mean… Presents… I suppose.”

  • “They’ll eat their Who-Pudding and rare Who-Roast Beast. But that’s something I just cannot stand in the least. Oh, no, I’m speaking in rhyme!”

– The Grinch.

  •  “Max, grab a bag. We’ll come back for the rest. Of course when I say ‘we’ I mean ‘you’.”

– The Grinch.

  •  “Oh. Bleeding hearts of the world unite.”

– The Grinch.

  • “Give me that! Don’t you know you’re not supposed to take things that don’t belong to you? What’s the matter with you, you some kind of wild animal? Huh?”

– The Grinch.

  • “All right, you’re a reindeer. Here’s your motivation: Your name is Rudolph, you’re a freak with a red nose, and no one likes you. Then, one day, Santa picks you and you save Christmas.”

– The Grinch.

  • “The avarice never ends! I want golf clubs. I want diamonds. I want a pony so I can ride it twice, get bored and sell it to make glue.”

– The Grinch.

  • Kids today. So desensitized by movies and television.”

– The Grinch.

  • “Oh, the Who-manity.”

– The Grinch.

  • And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags.”

– Narrator, ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas!’

  • “With a smile to his soul, he descended Mount Crumpet sheerily blowing ‘Who! Who!’ on his trumpet.”

– Narrator, ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas!’

  • “And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day.”

– Narrator, ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas!’

  • “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!”

– Narrator, ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas!’

  • “Then he slid down the chimney, a rather tight pinch. But if Santa could do it, then so could the Grinch.”

– Narrator, ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas!’

  • “Everyone down in Whoville… was singing! Without any presents at all! He hadn’t stopped Christmas from coming! It came! Somehow or other, it came

Other Grinch Quotes 

  • “I am the Grinch that stole Christmas, and I’m… sorry.”
  • I tell you Max, I don’t know why I ever leave this place. I’ve got all the company I need right here.”
  • “It came without ribbons, it came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags.”
  • “Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.”
  • “Be it ever so heinous, there’s no place like home.”
  • “Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant.”
  • “Are you having a holly, jolly Christmas?”
  • “No one should be alone on Christmas.”
  • “I’m all toasty inside.”
  • “I don’t need anything more for Christmas than this right here. My family.”
  • “No matter how different a Who may appear, he will always be welcome with holiday cheer.”

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