“If this court finds that Mr. Kringle is not who he says he is, that there is no Santa, I ask the court to judge which is worse: A lie that draws a smile or a truth that draws a tear.”
“Miracle on 34th Street” quotes(1994)
Plot – Dorey Walker asks Kriss Kringle, an old gentleman, to perform as Santa Klaus as he looks like the real one indeed. After the parade, he entertains the children at 'Cole' department store. The man suggests the parents where they can buy gifts at a lower price and Dorey thinks to take advantage of the situation. Susan, Dorey's daughter, is conquered by Kriss too, who promises her a new home for Christmas, a dad and a brother. Lamberg, 'Cole's rival, instructs his promoters to hire Kringle. When Kriss refuses, they decide to ruin him and manage to get him arrested. He's then locked up in a clinic because he claims to be the real Santa Claus.
All actors – Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh, James Remar, Jane Leeves, Simon Jones, William Windom, Mara Wilson, Robert Prosky, Kathrine Narducci, Mary McCormackshow all
“Miracle on 34th Street” Quotes 8 quotes
“- Kris Kringle: You think I'm a fraud, don't you?
- Dorey Walker: Fraud is a bit too strong of a word.
- Kris Kringle: But you don't believe in me.
- Dorey Walker: I believe that Christmas is for children.
- Kris Kringle: Well your daughter doesn't believe in me, either.
- Dorey Walker: I don't think that there's any harm in not believing in a...” (continue) (continue reading)
“- Dorey Walker: Would you be our Santa Claus?
- Kris Kringle: Uh, me?
- Dorey Walker: Well, do you have any experience?
- Kris Kringle: Well just a little.”
“We invite you to ask yourself this one simple question: Do you believe in Santa Claus?”
“This guy ain't dangerous. He may be off his rails a bit, but he ain't nothing. And if he wants to call himself Santa Claus, then God bless him.”
“- Bailiff: Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?
- Kris Kringle: Yes, but don't I put my hand on a Bible?
- Bailiff: No, sir, you don't.
- Kris Kringle: Well, I'll put my hand on my heart instead. I do.”
“I'm not just a whimsical figure who wears a charming suit and affects a jolly demeanor. You know, I I I'm a symbol. I'm a symbol of the human ability to be able to suppress the selfish and hateful tendencies that rule the major part of our lives. If you can't believe, if you can't accept anything on faith, then you're doomed for a life dominated...” (continue) (continue reading)