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Consistently named one of the best movies of all time, It's a Wonderful Life takes place on Christmas Eve as a man contemplates if his town and the people he loves would be better off without him. As his friends and family pray for him, a benevolent angel called Clarence intervenes the man's contemplation of suicide and shows him what life would be like without him. Frank Capra's classic was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor for James Stewart.This list includes all the best It's a Wonderful Life lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous It's a Wonderful Life quotes are here.
What Do You Want?
George Bailey: What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. Hey. That's a pretty good idea. I'll give you the moon, Mary.
Mary: I'll take it. Then what?
George Bailey: Well, then you can swallow it, and it'll all dissolve, see... and the moonbeams would shoot out of your fingers and your toes and the ends of your hair... am I talking too much?
Every Time a Bell Rings
Zuzu Bailey: Look, Daddy. Teacher says, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
George Bailey: That's right, that's right.
George Bailey: [Looks heavenward] Attaboy, Clarence.
Bread,Salt and Wine
Mary: Bread... that this house may never know hunger.
Mary: Salt... that life may always have flavor.
George Bailey: And wine... that joy and prosperity may reign forever. Enter the Martini Castle.