17 Best 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' Quotes You'll Love

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Charlie Brown finds himself sad during the onset of the holiday season.

To cheer him up, his friend Lucy van Pelt suggests that Charlie Brown directs a Christmas play, but his efforts are about to go in vain as his peers are not interested in 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' play. After his friend Linus van Pelt tells Charlie Brown about Christmas’s true meaning, he cheers up and rallies his friends to celebrate the Christmas spirit.

This is the first-time for child actors to be hired to work in 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' series production. The music of the animated series was also jazz based instead of the regular Christmas-y themes. The producers and channel were worried that 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' would turn into a complete disaster with so many unconventional features in it. However, to everyone’s pleasant surprise, 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' was well received by the audiences and earned high praise from the critics.  A Charlie Brown Christmas is honored with an Emmy and Peabody awards, and over the years, it has become an annual show to watch it.

As you enjoy these Charlie Brown Christmas quotes, you can also read [Charlie Brown quotes] and 'Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' quotes.

Best Charlie Brown Christmas Quotes

Linus van Pelt quotes a bible verse from Luke 2:8-14 scripture and inspires Charlie Brown and get the Christmas spirit going for 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' play. Let’s read what Charlie Brown has to say about Christmas in the following Merry Christmas Charlie Brown quotes.

A Charlie Brown Christmas celebrates the true spirit of Christmas.

1. “I think there must be something wrong with me, Linus. Christmas is coming, but I’m not happy. I don’t feel the way I’m supposed to feel.”

- Charlie Brown.

2. “I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love.”

- Linus Van Pelt.

3.  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 bicycle or clothes or something like that.”

Charlie Brown: “What is it you want?”

Lucy Van Pelt: “Real estate.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

4.  Charlie Brown: “This little green one here seems to need a home.”

Linus Van Pelt: “I don’t know, Charlie Brown. Remember what Lucy said? This doesn’t seem to fit the modern spirit.”

Charlie Brown: “I don’t care. We’ll decorate it and it’ll be just right for our play. Besides, I think it needs me.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

5. 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.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

6. Sally: [dictating her letter to Santa Claus as Charlie Brown writes it for her] “Dear Santa Claus, how have you been? Did you have a nice summer?”

[Charlie Brown looks at her.]

Sally: “How is your wife? I have been extra good this year, so I have a long list of presents that I want.”

Charlie Brown: “Oh brother.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

7. Lucy Van Pelt: “You think you’re so smart with that blanket. What are you going to do with it when you grow up?”

Linus Van Pelt: “Maybe I’ll make it into a sport coat.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

8. Linus Van Pelt: “This really brings Christmas close to a person.”

Charlie Brown: [gazes in amazement] “Fantastic.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

9. “Lucy Van Pelt: You do think I’m beautiful, don’t you, Charlie Brown?

Lucy Van Pelt: You didn’t answer me. You had to think about it first. Didn’t you? If you really didn’t have to think about it you would’ve answered me right away. I know when I’ve been insulted. I know when I’ve been insulted.

Charlie Brown: Good grief.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

10. “All I want is what I have coming to me. All I want is my fair share.”

- Sally Brow.

Best Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Quotes

One of the most famous words from Charlie Brown is “Good Grief,” which he often repeats when he is in some trouble. And as he is helped out of it by his friends, he loses his sadness and becomes a happier. Let’s look at movie quotes from a Charlie Brown Christmas.

Linus Van Pelt inspires Charlie Brown to get the Christmas spirit going.

11. Charlie Brown: [sarcastically] “Thanks for the Christmas card you sent me, Violet.”

Violet: “I didn’t send you a Christmas card, Charlie Brown.”

Charlie Brown: “Don’t you know sarcasm when you hear it?”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

12. Lucy: “Pigpen, you’re the innkeeper.”

Pigpen: “In spite of my naturally outward appearance, I shall try to run a neat inn.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

13. “I know nobody likes me. Why do we have to have a holiday season to emphasize it?”

- Charlie Brown.

14.  Lucy: “May I help you?”

Charlie Brown: “I am in sad shape. I feel depressed. I know I should be happy, but I’m not.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

15. “Augh, I’ve been kissed by a dog! I have dog germs! Get hot water! Get some disinfectant! Get some iodine!”

- Sally Brown.

16. “Of all the Charlie Browns in the world, you’re the Charlie Browniest.”

- Linus Van Pelt.

17. “Charlie Brown: [shouting in desperation] Isn't there anyone out there who can tell me what Christmas is all about?

Linus Van Pelt: Sure, Charlie Brown, I can tell you. Lights, please...Fear not, for behold, I bring unto you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the City of Bethlehem, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel, a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God, and saying, 'Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, good will toward men'. That's what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown."

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for A Charlie Brown Christmas movie quotes, then why not take a look at [Peanuts quotes], or [Snoopy quotes].


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