Christmas Story, A

Christmas Story, A quotes

36 total quotes (ID: 694)

Mr. Parker
Mrs. Parker
Multiple Characters
Narrator (Ralphie as an adult)


Aha aha, it's a clinkerrrrrrr!!! That blasted, stupid furnace. Dadgummit! [Goes down stairs; falling sound is heard] Damn skates! [Coughs] Who the hell turned it all the way down?! AGAIN?!!!


I left Flick to certain annihilation. But BB gun mania knows no loyalty.

I promise, Daddy is not going to kill Ralphie!

In our world, you were either a bully, a toady, or one of the nameless rabble of victims!

It's a beautiful duck. It really is. But you see, it's smiling at me.

Let's face it, most of us are scoffers. But moments before zero hour, it did not pay to take chances.

My old man's spare tires were only actually tires in the academic sense. They were round and had once been made of rubber.

NADDAFINGA!! (Not a finger!!)

Now, I had heard that word at least ten times a day from my old man. He worked in profanity the way other artists might work in oils or clay. It was his true medium; a master.

Oh, life is like that. Sometimes, at the height of our revelries, when our joy is at it's zenith, when all is most right with the world, the most unthinkable disasters decend upon us.

Over the years I got to be quite a connoisseur of soap. Though my personal preference was for Lux, I found that Palmolive had a nice, piquant after-dinner flavor - heavy, but with a touch of mellow smoothness. Lifebuoy, on the other hand... (Yechh!)

Some men are Baptists, others Catholics; my father was an Oldsmobile man.

SONS O'BITCHES! BUMPUSSES!!!

That is... The ugliest lamp I have ever seen in my entire LIFE!

That son of a bitch would freeze up in the middle of summer on the equator!