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The Funniest Quotes from A Christmas Story

Have you watched A Christmas Story or at least channel-surfed when 24 hours of A Christmas Story comes on cable TV? A Christmas Story brings back the nostalgia of the 80s and is one of the classics. Enjoy these funny A Christmas Story movie quotes from Ralphie, Schwartz, Old Man Parker, Randy, and more!

Best Movie Quotes from A Christmas Story 

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully (Zack Ward) and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a “Red Ryder air rifle.” Frequently at odds with his cranky dad (Darren McGavin) but comforted by his doting mother (Melinda Dillon), Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact.

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A Christmas Story Ralphie Quotes

  • You’ll shoot your eye out. -Santa
  • I can’t put my arms down. -Randy
  • Some men are Baptists, others Catholics; my father was an Oldsmobile man. -Ralphie
  • Only one thing in the world could’ve dragged me away from the soft glow of electric sex gleaming in the window. -Ralphie
  • It’s a major award! -Old Man Parker
  • Randy lay there like a slug. It was his only defense. -Ralphie quotes A Christmas Story
  • He looks like a deranged Easter Bunny. It’s a pink nightmare. -Old Man Parker

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  • Meatloaf, smeatloaf, double beatloaf. I hate meatloaf. -Randy
  • Fra-gee-lay. Must be Italian! -Old Man Parker
  • It was soap poisoning. -Ralphie
  • In the heat of battle, my father wove a tapestry of obscenity, that as far as we know is still hanging in space over Lake Michigan. -Ralphie
  • There has never been a kid who didn’t believe that he would be stricken blind before he reached twenty-one, and then they’d be sorry. -Ralphie
  • Be sure to drink your Ovaltine. Ovaltine? A crummy commercial? Son of a… -Ralphie
  • Only I didn’t say, ‘Fudge.’ I said THE word, the big one, the queen mother of dirty words, the F-dash-dash-dash word! -Ralphie
  • I triple dog dare ya. -Schwartz
    Schwartz created a slight breach of etiquette by skipping the triple dare and going right for the throat. -Ralphie

Best Quotes from A Christmas Story

  • 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. -Ralphie
  • We plunged into the cornucopia quivering with desire and the ecstasy of unbridled avarice. -Ralphie
  • Nadafinga! -Old Man Parker
  • Adults loved to say things like that but kids knew better. We knew darn well it was always better not to get caught. -Ralphie
  • Aunt Clara had for years labored under the delusion that I was not only perpetually 4 years old, but also a girl. -Ralphie

Ralphie Quotes A Christmas Story

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