Edmund Gwenn quotes
“Women are never at ease when they have ideas.”
“- Capt. Wiles: I fired three bullets. Three! One for the hunting sign, one for the tin can...
- Sam Marlowe: ...and one for the little man who's lying in the grave.”
“Blessed are they who expect nothing, for they shall not be disappointed.”
“Marriage is a good way to spend the winter.”
“- Jennifer Rogers: I've never been to a home-made funeral before.
- Capt. Wiles: I have... it's my third. All in one day...”
“- Kris Kringle: You know what the imagination is?
- Susan Walker: Oh, sure. That's when you see things, but they're not really there.
- Kris Kringle: Well, that can be caused by other things, too.”
“Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind... and that's what's been changing. That's why I'm glad I'm here, maybe I can do something about it.”
“For the past 50 years or so I've been getting more and more worried about Christmas. It seems we're all so busy trying to beat the other fellow in making things go faster and look shinier and cost less that Christmas and I are sort of getting lost in the shuffle.”
“Yes, it's tough, but not as tough as doing comedy. (When asked if he thought dying was tough).”
“An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins. And I will never see you again if you do.”