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70 Greatest Elf Quotes To Get You Ready For Christmas

70 Greatest Elf Quotes To Get You Ready For Christmas

It’s about time to awaken that holiday spirit with the one and only Buddy The Elf!

He traveled through the seven levels of Candy Cone Forest to deliver the best Elf quotes that will get you ready for another magical Christmas season!

1. “Treat every day like Christmas.” — The Code Of The Elves

Image of Buddy the Elf representing the best Elf quote.

2. “Does somebody need a hug?” — Buddy

3. “Son of a nutcracker!” — Buddy

4. “I’m an elf. Well, technically, I’m a human, but I was raised by elves.” — Buddy

5. “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” — Buddy

Image of Buddy the Elf standing representing the greatest Elf quote.

6. “I am a cotton-headed ninny muggins!” — Buddy

7. “So, good news…I saw a dog today.” — Buddy

8. “There’s room for everyone on the Nice List!” — Buddy

9. “They just lose sight of what’s important in life…doesn’t mean they can’t find their way again.” — Santa

10. “Christmas spirit is about believing, not seeing.” — Santa 

Image of Santa Claus representing the best quote from Elf movie.

11. “What about Santa’s cookies? I suppose parents eat those, too?” — Buddy

12. “You see gum on the street, leave it there. It’s not free candy.” — Santa

13. “You have such a pretty face. You should be on a Christmas card.” — Buddy

14. “Buddy, you’re more of an elf than anyone I ever met. And the only one I would want working on my sleigh tonight.” — Santa

15. “Oh, by the way, don’t eat the yellow snow.” — Leon The Snowman 

Buddy's infectious smile brightens holiday spirits.

16. “This place reminds me of Santa’s workshop except it smells like mushrooms and everyone looks like they want to hurt me.” — Buddy

17. “You stink! You smell like beef and cheese, you don’t smell like Santa.” — Buddy 

18. “He’s an angry elf.” — Buddy

19. “It’s just nice to meet another human who shares my affinity for elf culture.” — Buddy

20. “I just like to smile. Smiling’s my favorite.” — Buddy

Image of Buddy answering the phone.

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21. “I just wanted a hug.” — Buddy

22. “Hey, have you seen these toilets? They’re ginormous!” — Buddy

23. “SANTA! Oh my God! Santa, here?! I know him! I know him!” — Buddy

24. “The paparazzi have been trying to nail me for years.” — Santa

25. “I’m sorry I ruined your lives and crammed 11 cookies into the VCR.” — Buddy 

Buddy the Elf in his green costume.

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26. “You sit on a throne of lies.” — Buddy

27. “I thought maybe we could make ginger bread houses, and eat cookie dough, and go ice skating, and maybe even hold hands.” — Buddy

28. “Make work your favorite. That’s your favorite, ok?” — Gimbel’s manager

29. “Then I traveled through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops, and then I walked through the Lincoln Tunnel.” — Buddy

30. “I put them on The Naughty List and they never forgave me.” — Santa

Santa beams with holiday warmth and joy.

31. “You did it! Congratulations! World’s best cup of coffee. Great job everybody!” — Buddy

32. “What’s a Christmas gram? I want one!” — Buddy

33. “Tomorrow, 10 a.m., Santa’s coming to town.” — Gimbel’s manager

34. “I like to whisper, too.” — Buddy

35. “If you can sing alone, you sing in front of other people. There’s no difference.” — Buddy

Buddy's holiday grin representing a quote about singing.

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36. “Bye, Buddy! I hope you find your dad.” — Mr. Narwhal

37. “Six-inch ribbon curls, honey.” — Manager

38. “What’s more vulnerable than a peach?” — Morris

39. “I planned out our whole day. First we make snow angels for two hours, and then we’ll go ice skating, and then we’ll eat a whole roll of Tollhouse Cookie Dough as fast as we can, and then to finish, we’ll snuggle.” — Buddy

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40. “Of course you’re not an elf. You’re six-foot-three and have had a beard since you were fifteen.” — Leon The Snowman

Frozen charm Leon the Snowman grins happily.

41. “Can I listen to your necklace?” — Buddy

42. “Not now, Arctic puffin!” — Buddy

43. “We elves stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup.” — Buddy

44. “I can’t wait to see my dad. We’re going to go ice skating and eat sugar plums.” — Buddy

45. “I’m in love! I’m in love! And I don’t care who knows it!” — Buddy

Merry Buddy embodies the happiness of Christmas.

46. “Nice purple dress. Very purpley.” — Buddy

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47. “Elves love to tell stories. I bet you didn’t know that about elves.” — Papa Elf

48. “Do you have any friends? Do you have a best friend? Does he have a big coat, too?” — Buddy

49. “Passionfruit Spray?” — Saleswoman

50. “He must be a South Pole elf.” — Buddy

In the holiday spirit, Buddy shares cheerful vibes.

51. “Charlotte Dennon wants a Tiffany engagement ring and for her boyfriend to stop dragging his feet and commit already.” — Michael

52. “I’m singing! I’m in a store and I’m singing!” — Buddy

53. “As you can imagine, it’s dangerous having an oven in an oak tree during the dry season.” — Papa Elf

54. “I painted a picture of a butterfly!” — Buddy

55. “Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color?” — Buddy answering the phone

Buddy the Elf talks on the phone.

56. “If you see a sign that says ‘peep show,’ that doesn’t mean that they’re letting you look at the new toys before Christmas.” — Santa

57. “If you get wind of anything, call me on my radio, channel three. Code word is, ‘Santa’s got a brand new bag.” — Gimbels Manager

58. “I think you’re beautiful and I feel really warm when I am around you and my tongue swells up.” — Buddy

59. “My finger has a heartbeat.” — Buddy

60. “Sounds like somebody needs to sing a Christmas carol.” — Buddy

In his element, Buddy spreads yuletide merriment.

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61. “Why the long face, Buddy?” — Leon The Snowman

62. “Oh, I forgot to give you a hug.” — Buddy

63. “Francisco! That’s fun to say! Francisco.” — Buddy

64. “Well, if he hasn’t figured out he’s a human by now, I don’t think he ever will.” — Foom Foom

65. “They tried to use gnomes and trolls, but the gnomes drank too much.” — Papa Elf

Image of Papa the Elf sitting engaged in conversation.

66. “Emily: So, Buddy, how’d you sleep?

Buddy: Great! I got a full 40 minutes!”

67. “Oh. I’m a human… raised by humans.” — Carolyn

68. “But the third job, some call it “the show” or “the big dance,” it’s the profession that every elf aspires to. And that is to build toys in Santa’s workshop.” — Papa Elf

69. “What about this: a tribe of asparagus children but they’re self-conscious about the way their pee smells.” — Eugene

70. “I’m getting too old for this.” — Santa

Santa Claus radiates joy in his red suit.

The End

I hope these Elf quotes have lifted your holiday spirits up, because they sure have mine!

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70 Greatest Elf Quotes To Get You Ready For Christmas