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35 'The Sound Of Music' Quotes For All Musical-Loving Kids

Julie Andrews quotes are witty in the movie.

'The Sound Of Music' was based on the real-life story of the Von Trapp Family Singers.

The movie came out in 1965 and gained huge popularity. The movie is still considered a classic to this day.

Stars like Julie Andrews as Maria, Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp, Norma Varden as Frau Schmidt or, Peggy Wood as Mother Abbess acted wonderfully and made the movie what it is. The movie tells a sweet and beautiful story. Read up on our quotes to understand the magic of it.

If you liked our 'Sound Of Music' quotes, go check out Julie Andrews quotes and Mary Poppins quotes.

Best 'The Sound Of Music Quotes

Christopher Plummer quotes from the movie are funny.

These are some of the best 'The Sound Of Music' movie quotes for you to enjoy.

1. "Louisa von Trapp: I'm Brigitta.

Maria: You didn't tell me how old you are… Louisa.

Brigitta: I'm Brigitta, she's Louisa. She's thirteen years old, and you're smart! I'm ten, and I think your dress is the ugliest one I ever saw!"

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

2. "Captain von Trapp: I don't care to hear anything further from you about my children.

Maria: I am not finished yet, Captain!

Captain von Trapp: Oh, yes, you are, Captain!

Captain von Trapp: Fraulein!"

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

3. "Captain von Trapp: Fraulein, were you this much trouble at the Abbey?

Maria: Oh, much more, sir."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

4. "Max: Even if it's to a height of 10,000 feet, George always believes in rising to the occasion!

Captain von Trapp: Unless the jokes improve I'm taking back my invitation."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

5. "Brigitta: Uncle Max, are you sure father will approve of our singing in public?

Max: Oh, he'll be pleased and proud.

Brigitta: Liesl, do you think so?

Max: Don't you trust me?

Brigitta: No.

Max: You're a very intelligent girl."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

6. "Fond as I am of you... I really don't think you're the right man for me. You're, um... You're much too independent. And I - I need someone who needs me desperately... or at least needs my money desperately."

- The Baroness, 'The Sound Of Music'.

7. "Friedrich von Trapp: I'm Friedrich. I'm fourteen. I'm impossible!

Maria: Really? Who told you that, Friedrich?

Friedrich von Trapp: Fraulein Josephine, four governesses ago."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

8. "There's nothing more irresistible to a man than a woman who's in love with him."

- The Baroness, 'The Sound Of Music'.

9. "I like rich people. I like the way they live. I like the way I live when I'm with them."

- Max, 'The Sound Of Music'.

10. "You are the twelfth in a long line of governesses who have come here to look after my children since their mother died. I trust you will be an improvement on the last one. She stayed only two hours."

- Captain von Trapp, 'The Sound Of Music'.

11. "Herr Zeller: I've not asked you where you and your family are going. Nor have you asked me why I am here.

Captain von Trapp: Well, apparently, we're both suffering from a deplorable lack of curiosity."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

12. "Maria: Children can't do all the things they're supposed to if they have to worry about spoiling their precious clothes.

Captain von Trapp: They haven't complained yet.

Maria: Well, they wouldn't dare! They love you too much. They *fear* you too much!"

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

13. "Maria, these walls were not meant to shut out problems. You have to face them. You have to live the life you were born to live."

- Mother Abbess, 'The Sound Of Music'.

14. "When the Lord closes a door, somewhere He opens a window."

- Maria, 'The Sound Of Music'.

15. "You know how Sister Berthe always makes me kiss the floor after we've had a disagreement? Well, lately I've taken to kissing the floor whenever I see her coming, just to save time."

- Maria, 'The Sound Of Music'.

Music Quotes From 'The Sound Of Music'

Sound Of Music movie quotes are magical.

The movie depicts how music changes the lives of a little family. Here are some movie quotes about music that tells a story.

16. "Mother, I could never be lost up there. That's my mountain. I was brought up on it … When I was a child, I would come down and climb a tree and look in your garden. I'd see the sisters at work and hear them sing."

- Maria, 'The Sound Of Music'.

17. "The hills are alive with the sound of music

With songs they have sung for a thousand years

The hills fill my heart with the sound of music.

My heart wants to sing every song it hears."

- Maria, 'The Sound Of Music'.

18. "Max: Friedrich, Gretl, why don't you sing?

Gretl: I can't, I've got a sore finger."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

19. "My fellow Austrians, I shall not be seeing you again perhaps for a very long time. I would like to sing for you now... a love song. I know you share this love. I pray that you will never let it die."

- Captain von Trapp, 'The Sound Of Music'.

20. "Captain von Trapp: What's that?

Maria: It's singing.

Captain von Trapp: Yes, I realize it's singing, but who?

Maria: The children.

Captain von Trapp: The children?

Maria: I taught them something to sing for the Baroness."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

21. "Maria: I can't seem to stop singing wherever I am. And what's worse, I can't seem to stop saying things - anything and everything I think and feel.

Mother Abbess: Some people would call that honesty."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

22. "Max: The Von Trapp Family Singers. Here are your names: Liesl, Friedrich, Louisa, Brigitta, Kurt, Marta and Gretl.

Gretl: Why am I always last?

Max: Because you are the most important."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

23. "The Von Trapp children don't play. They march."

- Frau Schmidt, 'The Sound Of Music'.

24. "You brought music back into the house. I had forgotten."

- Captain von Trapp, 'The Sound Of Music'.

25. "Herr Zeller: The Anschluss is coming - and it is coming, Captain - perhaps they would get further with you by setting their words to music.

Captain von Trapp: If the Nazis take over Austria, I have no doubt, Herr Zeller, that you will be the entire trumpet section."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

Funny Quotes From Sound Of Music

Below are some of the funniest 'Sound Of Music' movie quotes.

26. "The Baroness: Not too sweet, not too sour.

Max: Just too, uh... pink."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

27. "Max: Hold on. What's so funny?

Captain von Trapp: You are, Max. Expensive, but very funny."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

28. "Maria: Why didn't you children tell me you could dance?

Kurt: We were afraid you'd make us all dance together. The von Trapp Family dancers."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

29. "Uh, Fräulein... is it to be at every meal, or merely at dinnertime, that you, uh, intend leading us all through this rare and wonderful new world of... indigestion?"

- Captain von Trapp, 'The Sound Of Music'.

30. "Captain von Trapp: Do you mean to tell me that my children have been roaming about Salzburg dressed up in nothing but some old drapes?

Maria: Mmm-hmmm. And having a marvelous time!"

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

31. "I forgot the other boy. Oh, what's his name? Oh, well, God bless What's-his-name."

- Maria, 'The Sound Of Music'.

32. "Maria: Gretl, what happened to your finger?

Gretl: It got caught.

Maria: Caught in what?

Gretl: Friedrich's teeth."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

33. "Maria: Kurt, how are you?

Kurt: Hungry."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

34. "Only grown-up men are scared of women."

- Kurt, 'The Sound Of Music'.

35. "Captain: It's the dress. You'll have to put on another one before you meet the children.

Maria: But I don't have another one. When we entered the abbey our worldly clothes were given to the poor.

Captain: What about this one?

Maria: The poor didn't want this one."

- 'The Sound Of Music'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Sound Of Music' quotes then why not take a look at ['High School Musical' quotes], or [Broadway quotes]?

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