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


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


[to her Grandpa] You're the first human being I've danced with all evening. It's our last dance in St. Louis. I feel like I'm going to cry.

[to Mr. Smith, after he hangs up on a caller] You've just ruined Rose's chance to get married, that's all...That was Warren Sheffield calling long-distance to propose.

[to Mr. Smith] Well, Papa, if losing a case depresses you so, why don't you quit practicing law and go into another line of business?

[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.

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

John Truett. I've come here to ask you something...What do you mean hitting a nine-year-old child?...The next time you want to hit somebody, pick on somebody your own size. If there's anything I hate, loathe, despise, and abominate, it's a bully.

Just when was I voted out of this family?

My dear, when you get to be my age, you'll find out there are more important things in life than boys.

New York is a wonderful town. Everybody dreams about going there. But we're luckier than lots of families because we're really going. Wait until you see the fine home we're going to have and the loads and loads of friends we'll make. Wonderful friends. But the main thing Tootie is that we're all going to be together just like we've always been. That's what really counts. We could be happy anywhere as long as we're together.

Poor Margaretta!

Well, I'll bet there isn't another girl in St. Louis who's had a Yale man call her long-distance just to inquire about her health.