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52 Popular Grinch Quotes of All Time

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52 Popular Grinch Quotes of All Time

The Grinch is a fictional character. He has been played and voiced by actors, such as Boris Karloff, Hans Conried, Bob Holt, Anthony Asbury, Jim Carrey, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

The character is first best known as the main character of the children’s book ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ by Dr. Seuss. The film tells a story about Grinch as he plans to ruin Whoville’s Christmas celebration by stealing all the town’s decorations and gifts.

Here’s our collection of the best Grinch quotes:

 

52 Popular Grinch Quotes of All Time

1. “What’s that stench? It’s fantastic.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

2. “You’re a monster, Mr. Grinch. Your heart’s an empty hole. Your brain is full of spiders, You’ve got garlic in your soul.” – Dr. Suess

3. “Pop guns! And bicycles! Roller skates! Drums! Checkerboards! Tricycles! Popcorn! And plums! And he stuffed them in bags. Then the Grinch, very nimbly, Stuffed all the bags, one by one, up the chimbley!” – Dr. Suess

4. “That is not a chew toy. You have no idea where it’s been.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

5. “Fat boy ought to finish up any time now. Talk about a recluse! He only comes out once a year, and HE never catches any flak for it! Probably lives up there to avoid the taxes!” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

6. “He swept up their presents with the speed of a wiz. And he knew he’d cause sadness, only theirs now, not his. The Grinch went to work.” – Narrator, Grinch Movie 2018

7. “Beautiful, isn’t it, Max? This, my little friend, is the Rein-Horn. It perfectly recreates the mating call of the reindeer. Behold.” – Benedict Cumberbatch

8. “For fifty-three years, Christmas has brought me nothing but misery. I know just what to do. I become Santa Clause to steal their Christmas. If he could deliver it one night, then I can steal it. What’s Santa have that I don’t?” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

9. “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?” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

 

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10. “The Grinch hated Christmas—the whole Christmas season. Oh, please don’t ask why, no one quite knows the reason. It could be, perhaps, that his shoes were too tight. It could be his head wasn’t screwed on just right. But I think that the most likely reason of all…may have been that his heart was 2 sizes too small.” – Dr. Suess

 

11. “And then all the noise. All the noise, noise, noise, NOISE! They’ll bang on tong-tinglers, blow their foo-flounders, they’ll crash on Jang-jinglers, and bounce on boing-bounders!” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

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12. “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.” Look, I don’t wanna make waves, but this whole Christmas season is stupid, stupid, stupid!” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

13. “And they’ll feast, feast, feast, feast. 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!” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

14. “BRILLIANT. You reject your own nose because it represents the glitter of commercialism. Why didn’t I think of that? Cut, print, moving on.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

15. “Oh. Bleeding hearts of the world UNITE.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

16. “What a great Grinchy trick. With this coat and this hat, I’ll look just like Saint Nick!” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

17. “The ribbons! The wrappings! The tags! And the tinsel! The trimmings! The trappings!” – Dr. Suess

18. “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. No, forget that part. We’ll improvise… just keep it kind of loosey-goosey. You HATE Christmas! You’re gonna steal it. Saving Christmas is a lousy ending, way too commercial. ACTION!” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

19. “Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” – Dr. Seuss (Grinch)

 

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20. “Today was great! We did mean things, and we did them in style.” – Benedict Cumberbatch

 

21. “Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

22. “Yes, Whoville is great, that is known far and wide and three weeks through December, this place hits its stride. Yes, the Whos down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot. But the Grinch, in his cave north of Whoville, did not.” – Narrator, Grinch Movie 2018

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23. “That’s 223 houses and only seven hours of darkness to work with.” – Benedict Cumberbatch

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

25. “You’re a rotter, Mr. Grinch / You’re the king of sinful sots / Your heart’s a dead tomato splotched with moldy purple spots / Mr. Gri-inch! / You’re a three-decker sauerkraut and toadstool sandwich with arsenic sauce!” – Dr. Suess

26. “And he, he himself…the Grinch…carved the roast-beast!” – Dr. Seuss

27. “Now you listen to me, young lady! Even if we’re horribly mangled, there’ll be no sad faces on Christmas.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

28. “Well done, Max! Serves them right, those yuletide-loving…sickly-sweet, nog-sucking cheer mongers! I really don’t like ’em. Mm-mm. No, I don’t.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

29. “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch / You really are a heel / You’re as cuddly as a cactus, you’re as charming as an eel / Mr. Gri-inch! / You’re a bad banana with a…greasy black peel.” – Dr. Suess

 

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30. “All this excess and nonsense, it was all about greed. About meaningless stuff that they didn’t even need. Yeah.” – Narrator, Grinch Movie 2018

 

31. “I am the Grinch that stole Christmas… and I’m sorry. Aren’t you going to cuff me? Beat me up? Blind me with pepper spray?” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

32. “And then – the true meaning of Christmas came through, and the Grinch found the strength of*ten Grinches, plus two!” – How The Grinch Stole Christmas

33. “HELP ME… I’m FEELING.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

34. “One man’s toxic sludge is another man’s potpourri.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

35. “Those Whos are hard to frazzle, Max. But, we did our worst, and that’s all that matters.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

36. “Oh, the Who-manity.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

37. “This is the loudest snow I’ve ever heard in my life.” – Benedict Cumberbatch

38. “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?” – Dr. Suess

39. “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. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore.” – Dr. Suess

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40. “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. Of course, if I bump the loathing to 9, I could still be done in time to lay in bed, stare at the ceiling and slip slowly into madness.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

 

41. “Oh no. The Presents. They’ll be destroyed. …And I *care*! What is the DEAL???” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

42. “Sorry, I can’t hear you. I don’t speak ridiculous.” – Benedict Cumberbatch

43. “That’s what it’s all about, isn’t it? That’s what it’s always been about. Gifts, gifts… gifts, gifts, gifts, gifts, gifts! You wanna know what happens to your gifts? They all come to me. In your garbage. You see what I’m saying? In your garbage.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

44. “Cindy Lou Who: Santa, what’s the meaning of Christmas? The Grinch: VENGEANCE! I mean… Presents… I suppose.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

45. “Look at those greedy little monsters. Loading themselves up with Christmas junk.” – Benedict Cumberbatch

46. “Hate, hate, hate. Hate, hate, hate. Double Hate. Loathe entirely!” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

47. “Believe you me there will be temptation all around us. Behold! The present.” – Benedict Cumberbatch

48. “I could hang myself with all the bad Christmas neckties I found at the dump.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

49. “He scooped up the toys. He raced against time, he raced against joy. He hit a few snags as he made his way through an angry orange cat and a sleepwalking Who.” – Narrator, Grinch Movie 2018

 

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50. “Max, grab a bag. We’ll come back for the rest. Of course when I say “we” I mean “you.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

 

51. “Oh hey look, it’s me. Oh, dear!” – Benedict Cumberbatch

52. “I tell you, Max, I don’t know why I ever leave this place. I’ve got all the company I need right here.” – Jim Carrey (Grinch)

 

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Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.

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