Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory quotes

76 total quotes (ID: 711)

Multiple Characters
Oompa Loompas
Sam Beauregarde
Veruca Salt
Willy Wonka


Willy Wonka: Well, fortunately, small boys are extremely springy and elastic. So I think we'll put him in my special taffy-pulling machine. That should do the trick.
[to an Oompa-Loompa]
Willy Wonka: To the taffy-pulling room. You'll find the boy in his mother's purse. But be extremely careful.
Mrs. Teevee: To the t-t-t... taffy-pulling room? What's he saying?!
[Oompa-Loompa whispers to Wonka]
Willy Wonka: No, no. I won't hold you responsible. [to Mrs. Teevee, who has started babbling incoherently and then fainted] And now, my dearest lady. It's time to say goodbye. No, no, don't speak. For some moments in life there are no words. Run along now.
[The Oompa-Loompas drag her out]


[After Veruca falls down the chute]
Willy Wonka: She was a bad egg.
Mr. Salt: Where's she gone?
Willy Wonka: Where all the other bad eggs go: down the garbage chute.
Mr. Salt: [laughs heartily] Oh, the garbage chute. Where does it lead to?
Willy Wonka: To the furnace.
Mr. Salt: [laughs heartily] The furnace! She'll be sizzled like a sausage.
Willy Wonka: Well, not necessarily. She could be stuck just inside the tube.
Mr. Salt: [laughs heartily] Inside the...
[he starts suddenly in shock and runs]
Mr. Salt: Hold on! Veruca! Sweetheart! Daddy's coming!
[jumps down the chute]
Willy Wonka: There's gonna be a lot of garbage today.
Grandpa Joe: Well, Mr. Salt finally got what he wanted.
Charlie Bucket: What's that?
Grandpa Joe: Veruca went first.

Veruca Salt: I wanted to be the first to find a Golden Ticket, Daddy.
Mr. Salt: I know, angel. We're doing the best we can. I've got every girl in the bleeding stockroom hunting for you.
Veruca Salt: All right! Where is it?! Why haven't they found it?
Mr. Salt: Veruca, sweetheart. I'm not a magician! Give me time!
Veruca Salt: I want it now! What's the matter with those twerps down there!?
Mr. Salt: For 5 days now, the entire flipping factory's been on the job! They haven't shelled a peanut in there since Monday! They've been shelling flaming chocolate bars from dawn to dusk!
Veruca Salt: Make 'em work nights!

All I ask is a tall ship and a star to sail her by. [From "Sea Fever" by John Masefield.]

T.V. Anchorman: Four down and one to go. And somewhere in this world, another person is moving closer and closer to winning the last of the most sought after prizes in history. Though we cannot help but envy him, whoever he is, and we may be tempted to be bitter in our own losing, we must remember that there are plenty more important things in life. Offhand, I can't remember what they are, but I'm sure there must be something.

'[From William Shakespeare's Merchant Of Venice, Act 5, Scene I - Portia - That light we see is burning in my hall. How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

Mr. Salt: Wonka, how much do you want for the golden goose?
Willy Wonka: They're not for sale.
Mr. Salt: Name your price.
Willy Wonka: She can't have one.
Veruca Salt: Who says I can't?!
Mr. Salt: The man with the funny hat.

Bubbles, bubbles, everywhere, and not a drop to drink...yet. [A reference to Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner".]

[singing] Don't care how, I want it now! Don't care how, I want it [plummets down the "bad egg" chute] noooooooooowwwwwwwww.....

TV Reporter: Augustus, how does it make you feel to find the Golden Ticket?
Augustus Gloop: Hungry.
TV Reporter: Any other feelings?
Augustus Gloop: Feel sorry for Wonka. It's going to cost him a fortune in fudge.

[as the Wonkamobile sprays foam everywhere] "Martha! Martha! Du entschwandest, Und mein Glück nahmst du mit dir; Gib mir wieder, was du fandest, Oder teile es mit mir." [From Friedrich von Flotow's opera Martha. Translation: "Martha! Martha! You have vanished, and you take my joy with you; Show me what you have found, or split it with me."]

Is it my soul that calls upon my name? [A quote from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.]

Interviewer: So you like the killing [on television]
Mike Teevee: That's what life's all about! But my dad won't let me have a real gun yet, will you, pop?
Mr. Teevee: Not 'till you're twelve, son.

Mr. Salt: What is this Wonka, some kind of fun house?
Willy Wonka: Why? Having fun?

Charlie Bucket: What was that we just went through?
Willy Wonka: Hsawaknow.
Mrs. Teevee: Is that Japanese?
Willy Wonka: No, that's Wonkawash spelled backwards.