Christmas Story, A

Christmas Story, A quotes

36 total quotes (ID: 694)

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

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.

Randy: Meatloaf, smeatloaf, double beetloaf. I hate meatloaf.

Randy: I can't get up! Ralphie, I can't get up!!

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

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

Randy: I can't put my arms down!

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

We plunged into the cornucopia quivering with desire and the ecstasy of unbridled avarice.


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

NADDAFINGA!! (Not a finger!!)

Was there no end to this conspiracy of irrational prejudice against Red Ryder and his Peacemaker?!?!

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

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 promise, Daddy is not going to kill Ralphie!