Meet Me in St. Louis

Meet Me in St. Louis quotes

43 total quotes (ID: 940)

Esther Smith
John Truett
Mr. Alonzo Smith
Mrs. Anna Smith
Others
Rose Smith
Tootie Smith


[learning that the family must move to New York] It'll take me at least a week to dig up all my dolls in the cemetery.


I'd rather be poor if we could only stay here. I'd rather go with the orphalins at the orphalins home.

[to Esther] Did he [Santa Claus] come yet? I've been waiting such a long time. And I haven't seen a thing. How will he know how to find us next year? He's so used to coming here.

[smashing her snowmen] Nobody's going to have them. Not everybody's going to New York. I'd rather kill them if we can't take them with us.

Poor Margaretta!

[to Esther and Rose, who are singing "Meet Me in St. Louis"] For heaven's sakes, stop that screeching! That song. The fair won't open for seven months. That's all everybody sings about or talks about. I wish everybody would meet at the fair and leave me alone.

Just when was I voted out of this family?

[to Mrs. Smith] Aren't you afraid to stay here alone with a criminal? That's what I'm being treated like.

[to Rose] If I were you, I wouldn't commit myself one way or another...after all, we know very little about him. Why, we haven't even met his folks. Not a word of this to Papa. You know how he plagues the girls about their beaus.

[singing] From my heart, a song of love, beseeching,
Just for you, my longing arms are reaching,
Time goes by, but we'll be together,
You and I.

[to Esther] You don't need any beauty sleep.

[to Esther] You've got a mighty strong grip for a girl.

Agnes Smith: Roses are red
John's name is Truett
Esther's in love
And we always knew it.

Grandpa: They'll all be safe with me. I've got twelve guns in my room.

Katie: A lie's a lie, and dressed in white don't help it.