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Quotations from Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street is a family comedy-drama Christmas film that asks the question, "Is Santa Claus real?" in a courtroom. The movie has lasted the test of time and will continue to do so for decades to come. Below are some great quotes from the film. Directed by George Seaton. Starring Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natale Wood, and Edmund Gwenn. Based on the novel of the same name by Valentine Davies.

Miracle on 34th Street is a fabulous film to watch during the Christmas season. There have been at least two remakes of it, but I always love to watch the original. Read some quotes from Miracle on 34th Street below.

Kris Kringle: Oh, 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.
Fred Gailey: Is it true that you're the owner of one of the biggest department stores in New York City? Mr. R. H. Macy: THE biggest!
[Doris is trying to convince Susan there is no Santa Claus]
Susan Walker: But when he spoke Dutch to that girl...
Doris Walker: Susan, I speak French, but that doesn't make me Joan of Arc.
Doris: Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to. Don't you see? It's not just Kris that's on trial, it's everything he stands for. It's kindness and joy and love and all the other intangibles.
Susan Walker: You mean it's like, 'If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.'
Doris Walker: Yes.
Susan Walker: I thought so.
Fred: That baseball player sure looks like a giant to me.
Susan: Sometimes people grow very large, but that's abnormal.
Fred: I'll bet your mother told you that, too.
Kris Kringle: Now wait a minute, Susie. Just because every child can't get his wish that doesn't mean there isn't a Santa Claus.
Kris Kringle: If that's normal, I don't want it!
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.
Doris Walker: I was wrong when I told you that, Susie. You must believe in Mr. Kringle and keep right on doing it. You must have faith in him.
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