The best quotes from A Charlie Brown Christmas prove why it is one of the most enduring Christmas classics of all time. In this holiday special, Charlie Brown feels down in the dumps because he thinks Christmas has become too commercialized. He goes to all of his friends to find the true meaning of the holiday season. Around the holidays, this special airs rather frequently, so chances are good you have seen it at least a couple of times. You have likely seen it so often that you already know all the best A Charlie Brown Christmas quotes.
Which line from the special puts the biggest smile on your face? Linus has some of the best lines in the entire movie that you can likely recite by heart, like this gem: "I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It's not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love." There's also the classic bit from when Lucy tries to get Schroeder to play "Jingle Bells," and she says, "No, no. You don't get it at all. I mean 'Jingle Bells.' You know, Santa Claus and ho-ho-ho, and mistletoe and presents to pretty girls."
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Lucy Van Pelt: May I help you?
Charlie Brown: I'm in bad shape.
Lucy Van Pelt: Wait a minute. Before we begin, I request that you pay in advance. Five cents, please.
[Charlie Brown gives her a nickel]
Lucy Van Pelt: Boy, what a sound! How I love the sound of clinking money! That beautiful sound of cold hard cash! Nickels, nickels, nickels! That beautiful sound of clinking nickels!
Lucy Van Pelt: I know how you feel about all this Christmas business, getting depressed and all that. It happens to me every year. I never get what I really want. I always get a lot of stupid toys or a bicycle or clothes or something like that.
Charlie Brown: What is it you want?
Lucy Van Pelt: Real estate.
Patty: Try to catch snowflakes on your tongue. It's fun.
Linus Van Pelt: Mmm. Needs sugar.
Lucy Van Pelt: It's too early. I never eat December snowflakes. I always wait until January.
Linus Van Pelt: They sure look ripe to me.
Charlie Brown (into the mailbox): Hello in there.
[Looks inside and soon walks away]
Charlie Brown: Rats. Nobody sent me a Christmas card today. I almost wish there weren't a holiday season. I know nobody likes me. Why do we have to have a holiday season to emphasize it?