Every day it seems I am hearing about another Christmas movie that I haven’t seen and that I should see! Looking at the Christmas movie quotes below makes me want to go back and watch some holiday classics I haven’t seen in a while, and it makes me curious about some that I have never seen. As a culture, our fascination with Christmas has expressed itself in a lot of great films, and several that are really just fun for the family.
Famous Lines from Christmas Movies
It would be fun to put one of these famous lines from Christmas movies as a Facebook status and see if anyone can guess who said it.
“Look Doris, someday you’re going to find that your way of facing this realistic world just doesn’t work. And when you do, don’t overlook those lovely intangibles. You’ll discover those are the only things that are worthwhile.” ~Fred, Miracle on 34th Street
“Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” ~ The Conductor, Polar Express
“This place reminds me of Santa’s Workshop! Except it smells like mushrooms and everyone looks like they want to hurt me.” ~Buddy, Elf
“If you need this, Jack, if you really need this, I will take these kids from a life they love and I’ll take myself from the only home we’ve ever shared together and I’ll move wherever you need to go. I’ll do that because I love you. I love you, and that’s more important to me than our address. I choose us.” ~Kate, Family Man
Quotes from Christmas Movie Classics
I love watching new Christmas movies, but these have lasted through the decades, and these quotes from Christmas movie classics are definitely memorable.
“Every man on that transport died. Harry wasn’t there to save them, because you weren’t there to save Harry.” ~Clarence, It’s A Wonderful Life
“I believe… I believe… It’s silly, but I believe.” ~Susan, Miracle on 34th Street
“Nobody needs a mink coat but the mink.” ~Felix, Christmas in Connecticut
“It’s cozier, isn’t it? Boy, girl, boy, girl?” ~Phil, White Christmas
Find more Movie Quotes from White Christmas HERE.
“The thing about trains… it doesn’t matter where they’re going. What matters is deciding to get on.” ~The Conductor, Polar Express
“My child. You will have a good and decent man to raise you. A man who will give of himself before anyone else.” ~Mary, The Nativity Story
“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” ~Clarence, It’s a Wonderful Life
“Just because you can’t see the air doesn’t keep you from breathing. And just because you can’t see God doesn’t keep you from believing.” ~Jeremiah, The Preacher’s Wife
“A toast to my big brother George: The richest man in town.” ~Harry, It’s A Wonderful Life
Funny Quotes from Christmas Movies
There are lots of Christmas comedies available with great lines–dry wit and savvy humor. Below are a few funny quotes from Christmas movies.
“You have no idea what the competition is like just to be sent down here.” ~Dudley, The Preacher’s Wife
“Can we take a direct flight back to reality, or do we have to change planes in Denver?” ~Scott, The Santa Clause
“It was the afternoon of Christmas Eve and Scrooge was conscious of a thousand odors, each one connected with a thousand thoughts and hopes and joys and cares long, long forgotten.” ~Gonzo, The Muppet Christmas Carol
“We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.” ~Buddy, Elf
Want more quotes? There are 17 Quotes about Christmas HERE, perfect for cards, or for Christmas messages as your Facebook or Twitter status.