Best Annie Quotes 2021

In the musical movie, Annie is played by Aileen Quinn who is a fiery young orphan girl and who lives in a miserable orphanage run by the antagonistic character Miss Agatha Hannigan.

Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. A rich man named Oliver Daddy Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, and this is how Annie gets selected.

There are many famous Annie quotes in the movie such as the following Annie leaping lizards quote, “Annie: Leaping Lizards! Miss Hannigan: Leaping Lizards!” Although Annie gets accustomed to living in the Warbucks mansion, she still longs to meet her parents. ‘Annie’ is a family-friendly movie that is based on a true story. Based on the famous comic strip, ‘Annie’ tells the amazing story of the little orphan Annie and ends up living in the heart of luxury alongside Depression-era billionaire Olive Warbucks.

If you love watching family-friendly movies, then here are some of the best ‘Annie’ quotes for you. ‘Annie’ was going to be named “Little Orphan Otto,” but a friend convinced Harold Gray to change it based on James Whitcomb Riley’s even older 1885 poem “Little Orphant Annie,” which was based on a real orphan child living with the Riley family. When Warbucks receives a visit from Roosevelt and his Secret Service, it is revealed that Annie’s parents are David and Margaret Bennett, who died when she was a baby. Have a look at the best Annie movie quotes.

Best Annie Movie Quotes

Annie’s inspiring message to the audiences is of hope and optimism in the face of darkest times is perhaps more relevant to today’s young people than ever before. Here are some of the best ‘Annie’ movie quotes to have a look at other than the famous Annie leaping lizards quotes.

The movie enjoys a loyal fan following even today.

1. “Think about the folks who want to adopt you, because they want a little girl with brown hair and brown eyes.”

– Annie, ‘Annie’.

2. “She does all the work around here, and you don’t even know her first name.”

– Annie, ‘Annie’.

3. “Pepper lies a lot. She probably hasn’t been to a movie, either. Actually, I think it’s better when you don’t know what you’re missing.”

– Annie, ‘Annie’.

4. “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.”

– Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ‘Annie’.

5. “Leaping lizards! The sun’ll come out Tomorrow, so you gotta hang on till tomorrow, come what may! Tomorrow, Tomorrow, I love ya, Tomorrow!”

– Annie, ‘Tomorrow’.

6. “I didn’t want to be just another orphan, Mr. Warbucks. I wanted to believe I was special.”

– Annie, ‘Annie’.

7. “Girls are easier to get used to than boys. Look how used to Miss Farrell you are.”

– Annie, ‘Annie’.

8. “I don’t need sunshine now to turn my skies to blue. I don’t need anything but you.”

– Annie, ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You’.

9. “You gotta learn to stop spitting. You’re not a camel.”

– Annie, ‘Annie’.

10. “Yesterday was plain awful, but that’s not now, that’s then.”

– Annie, ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You’.

11. “You love money and power and capitalism? You know they’re never going to love you back…”

– Grace, ‘Annie’.

Miss Hannigan Quotes From The Movie Annie

Carol Burnett portrayed the role of Miss Hannigan in the musical. Miss Agatha Hannigan is the main antagonist in Annie. She is the orphanage’s authoritarian head, a job she loves but hates children, especially Annie. Here are some of the Miss Hannigan quotes.

The musical commands a loyal fan following.

12. “Some women are dripping’ with diamonds / Some women are dripping’ with pearls / Lucky me, lucky me, look at what I’m drippin’ with / Little girls!”

– Miss Hannigan, ‘Annie’.

13. “Little girls, little girls, everywhere I turn I can see them.”

– Miss Hannigan, ‘Annie’.

14. “What are you just standing around here for? You’re supposed to clean the bathroom and the kitchen before lunch, my little pig droppings, and if you skip the corners, there will be no lunch. And we’re not having hot mush today…”

– Miss Hannigan, ‘Annie’.

15. “Why any kid would want to be an orphan is beyond me?”

– Miss Hannigan, ‘Annie’.

16. “The Oliver Warbucks? Oliver Warbucks, the millionaire?”

– Miss Hannigan, ‘Annie’.

17. “Do I hear happiness in here?”

– Miss Hannigan, ‘Annie’.

18. “It’s time for a tumble with the bundle.”

– Miss Hannigan, ‘Annie’.

19. “Little girls. Someday I’ll laugh in the nuthouse/ with all the nuts and the squirrels/ there I’ll stay, tucked away until the prohibition of little girls.”

– Miss Hannigan, ‘Annie’.

Daddy Warbucks Quotes From The Movie ‘Annie’

Lieutenant General Sir Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks is a fictional character from Little Orphan Annie’s comic strip. His famous dime expression “land on a dime” is still very well known. Albert Finney portrayed the role of Daddy Warbucks in Annie. Here are some of the Daddy Warbucks quotes.

20. “I’m not giving up. Don’t you give up.”

– Daddy Warbucks, ‘Annie’.

21. “You are special. Never stop believing that.”

– Daddy Warbucks, ‘Annie’.

22. “They say it can land on a dime… whatever that may be.”

– Daddy Warbucks, ‘Annie’.

23. “Absolutely not! I’m a businessman. I love money, I love power, I love capitalism. I do not now and never will love children.”

– Daddy Warbucks, ‘Annie’.

24. “Why do I smell wet dogs?”

– Daddy Warbucks, ‘Annie’.

25. “It isn’t a swell idea, Annie. It’s mistaken foolishness.”

– Daddy Warbucks, ‘Annie’.

Annie Quotes

  • I used to sing with my father’s jazz band and then when I was ten years old a musician friend of his suggested that I try out for the first west coast production of Annie.

    Molly Ringwald
  • They said this is Vanity Fair, and I said, Oh, I already take the magazine. They said Annie Leibovitz wants to take your picture and I thought, How nice!

    Shirley Knight
  • But, I swear, they’re turning Donna into Annie Hall this season. More ties. More suits. But they’re also keeping her really motivated, ya know? Like, wanting to be a rock journalist. Wanting to be the first woman president.

    Laura Prepon
  • Then I went through a big Peggy Lee stage, then I became Annie Ross, then Judy Collins.

    Carly Simon
  • If you know anything about James Whitcomb Riley, you know that Little Orphan Annie is one of the most fantastic characters who ever lived in America before Charlie Chaplin.

    Marguerite Young
  • My idols are Janis Joplin and Annie Lennox, who are neither of them from the typical pop culture.

    Natalie Cole
  • I loved playing the part of the feisty Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker

    Mercedes McCambridge
  • I did a theatrical musical, Annie Warbucks, when I was 11. We did a tour and we stopped by Los Angeles.

    Christina Milian
  • You’d look out and there’d be little babies watching the show, and boys and girls. They loved the cowboys, and they loved Annie. There were young people seeing the show for the first time. I stayed for two years because I enjoyed it so much.

    Bernadette Peters
  • I took individual photographs of Annie Liebovitz, I kept taking her picture.

    Shirley Knight
  • In the vastness of space and the immensity of time, it is my joy to share a planet and an epoch with Annie.

    Carl Sagan
  • Once upon a Lammas Night
    When corn rigs are bonny,
    Beneath the Moon’s unclouded light,
    I held awhile to Annie…
    The time went by with careless heed
    Between the late and early,
    With small persuasion she agreed
    To see me through the barley…
    Corn rigs and barley rigs,
    Corn rigs are bonny!
    I’ll not forget that happy night
    Among the rigs with Annie!

    Robert Burns
  • She is running around talking about how this is an insult to sportsmen, how she values the Second Amendment. She’s talking like she’s Annie Oakley.

    Barack Obama
  • Did you love Annie right away, Finnick?” I ask. “No.” A long time passes before he adds, “She crept up on me.

    Suzanne Collins
  • Fans always write asking why I didn’t smile more in films. I smiled in `Annie Laurie`, but I can’t recall that it helped much.

    Lillian Gish
  • He never lets go of Annie’s hand. Not when they walk, not when they eat. I doubt he ever plans to.

    Suzanne Collins
  • There seems to be this tendency toward denigrating romantic comedies as of late because it becomes something sort of cheesy or whatever. Whereas this embraced what it was. As a fan of When Harry Met Sally or Annie Hall, as a demonstration of what romantic comedy could be and should be, I immediately phoned Nira back and said, “Yeah, I’d like to do this. It’ll be fun.”

    Simon Pegg
  • I always liked how people like Grace Jones and Annie Lennox pushed it with the videos. I’m not the most stylish person at all, but there’s something about playing dress-up for the day and playing the role of a singer.

    Jessie Ware
  • My tastes range all over the place, from vocal standards to Motown to 70s funk & soul to 80s pop to film scores to artists like R.E.M., Ben Folds, Prince, Annie Lennox, the Police, Elvis Costello, Cat Stevens, the Ditty Bops, local bands that friends of mine are in, and the list goes on… I have no single favorite genre or artist.

    Stephanie D’Abruzzo
  • Yes, I co-wrote a song on the album called “Good Friend To Me” with Annie Roboff and Bekka Bramlett.

    Jessica Andrews
  • I don’t know if you have ever seen the Woody Allen film ‘Annie Hall,’ but it is, in a way, to Los Angeles and ‘Hollywood’ what ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ is to many musicians.

    Henry Rollins
  • I’m not sure about this Live 8 thing. Correct me if I am wrong, but are they hoping that one of these guys from the G8 is on a quick 15-minute break at Gleneagles and sees Annie Lennox singing “Sweet Dreams” and thinks: “F… me, she might have a point there, you know.” It’s not going to f… happen, is it? Keane doing “Somewhere Only We Know” and some Japanese businessman going: “Aw, look at him…we should really f… drop that debt, you know.” It’s not going to happen, is it?

    Noel Gallagher
  • With people having longer life spans, 50 is the age at which many people only just get into their stride. Consider Ray Kroc starting McDonald’s at 52, or the novelist E Annie Proulx only coming into the limelight in her 50s. The careers that each had had gave them the skills and knowledge that allowed for their real contribution. Never discount things that you have learned so far: they may be the platform for something great.

    Tom Butler-Bowdon
  • If anything, I learned most from being a huge fan of his and watching movies like Annie Hall and Manhattan over and over again – that influenced the kind of movies that I wanted to make more than anything else.

    Nicole Holofcener
  • Now,I’m no scientist,but I know what endorphins are. They’re tiny little magical elves that swim through your blood stream and tell funny jokes to each other. When they reach your brain,you hear what they’re saying and that boosts your health and happiness. “Knock Knock… Who’s There?.. Little endorphin… Little endorphin who?… Little Endorphin Annie.” And then the endorphins laugh and then you laugh. See? Its Science.

    Ellen DeGeneres

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