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From Bill Murray To Ned Ryerson – The Funniest Groundhog Day Quotes

Here’s a selection of Groundhog Day Quotes, covering topics such as the radio, coldness, inspiration, weathermen, love and life.

We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.

Phil: I’ve been stabbed, shot, poisoned, frozen, hung, electrocuted, and burned.
Rita: Oh, really?
Phil: …and every morning I wake up without a scratch on me, not a dent in the fender… I am an immortal.

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana

â??Did you sleep well Mr. Connors?â??
Mrs. Lancaster

Alas! must it ever be so? Do we stand in our own light, wherever we go, And fight our own shadows forever?
Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

Groundhog Day is a lot like a rock concert but the people are better behaved and there’s a groundhog involved.
Tom Chapin

I peg you as a glass half empty kinda guy.

â??Sometimes people just die…â??
E.R. Nurse

Phil: A gust of wind.[a gust of wind blows]
Phil: A dog barks.[a dog barks in the distance]
Phil: Cue the truck.[an armored truck drives up]
Phil: Exit Herman; walk out into the bank.[Herman gets out of armored truck and walks into the bank]

Morons, your bus is leaving.
Phil Connors

(to the groundhog) “Don’t drive angry! Don’t drive angry!
Phil Connors

If it all just happens like this for the rest of my life, it’s going to be one endless Groundhog Day. I determined that I was not prepared to submit to this regime, so I thought I had to do something about it.
Bruce Dickinson

I don’t deserve someone like you. But If I ever could, I swear I would love you for the rest of my life.

You speak French

Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today.
Phil Connors

Now, I have the opportunity to catch more balls and I relish the opportunity, … Its something Ive always wanted. I think I needed a change. It was like Groundhog Day, doing the same thing over and over again. What better place could I be than to come to New York and try to put everybody to the side and say, This is who I am.
Plaxico Burress

Who is your perfect guy?
Phil Connors

Groundhog Day was pretty clean. It may have to do with some puritanical feeling that comedy is a forbidden pleasure in a certain way. They make you laugh, and laughter is somehow an inferior emotion to tragedy.
Harold Ramis

(after getting pulled over) Hi, three cheeseburgers, two large fries, two milkshakes, and one large coke.
Phil Connors

It’s the same thing every day, Clean up your room, stand up straight, pick up your feet, take it like a man, be nice to your sister, don’t mix beer and wine ever, Oh yeah, don’t drive on the railroad tracks.
Phil Connors

I was in the Virgin Islands once. I met a girl. We ate lobster, drank piña coladas. At sunset, we made love like sea otters. That was a pretty good day. Why couldn’t I get that day over and over and over?
Bill Murray

First D.J.
: Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don’t forget your booties ’cause it’s cooooold out there today.Second D.J.
: It’s coooold out there every day. What is this, Miami Beach?First D.J.
: Not hardly. And you know, you can expect hazardous travel later today with that, you know, that, uh, that blizzard thing.Second D.J.
: That blizzard – thing. That blizzard – thing. Oh, well, here’s the report! The National Weather Service is calling for a “big blizzard thing!”First D.J.
: Yessss, they are. But you know, there’s another reason why today is especially exciting.Second D.J.
: Especially cold!First D.J.
: Especially cold, okay, but the big question on everybody’s lips…Second D.J.
: – On their chapped lips…First D.J.
: – On their chapped lips, right
: Do ya think Phil is gonna come out and see his shadow?Second D.J.
: Punxsutawney Phil!First D.J.
: Thats right, woodchuck-chuckers – it’s[in unison]Both

You might be a redneck if you celebrate Groundhog Day because you believe in it.
Jeff Foxworthy

The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears.
Bill Vaughan

When Chekhov saw the long winter, he saw a winter bleak and dark and bereft of hope. Yet we know that winter is just another step in the cycle of life. But standing here among the people of Punxsutawney and basking in the warmth of their hearths and hearts, I couldn’t imagine a better fate than a long and lustrous winter.
Phil Connors

Did he actually refer to himself as “the talent”?

i have an alcoholic now.

This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting the weather.

Yeah, im betting he’s gonna swerve first.
Phil Connors

I’ve killed myself so many times, I don’t even exist anymore.
Bill Murray

Ned: “Needle-nose Ned”? “Ned the Head”? C’mon, buddy. Case Western High. I did the whistling belly-button trick at the high school talent show? Bing. Ned Ryerson, got the shingles real bad senior year, almost didn’t graduate? Bing, again. Ned Ryerson? I dated your sister Mary Pat a couple of times until you told me not to anymore? Well?
Phil: Ned Ryerson!
Ned: BING!
Phil: Bing.

we must’n keep our audience waiting.
Phil Connors

Why would anybody steal a groundhog?

Do you want to throw up here or in the car?
Phil Connors

I am trapped in this body, and there is nothing I can do about it.
Dudley Moore

Despite those titles, power, and pelf,
The wretch, concentred all in self,
Living, shall forfeit fair renown,
And, doubly dying, shall go down
To the vile dust, from whence he sprung,
Unwept, unhonor’d, and unsung.
Walter Scott

â??You want a prediction about the weather? Youâ??re asking the wrong Phil. Iâ??m going to give you a prediction about this winterâ?¦: Itâ??s going to be cold, itâ??s going to be darkâ?¦ and itâ??s going to last you for the rest of your lives!â??
Phil Connors

Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.
Kin Hubbard

Let’s be honest – Bill Murray was onto something when he laughed at Andie MacDowell’s degree in 19th century French poetry in ‘Groundhog Day’.
Marco Rubio

The trouble with weather forecasting is that it’s right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it.
Patrick Young

I am who I am, and there is nothing I can do about that.
Emma Thompson

It’s just still once a year, isn’t it?
Phil Connors

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
Charlotte Whitton

We can’t heal what we don’t feel. We can’t have a future until we fully inhabit our present. It’s like the proverbial Groundhog Day. Most people don’t live 70-90 years; they live the same year 70-90 times because they keep regurgitating an incomplete present.
Derek Rydall

Rita: I always drink to world peace.
Phil: I’d like to drink to world peace.

My days are straight out of the movie Groundhog Day.
Mark Cuban

Phil: Yeah, three cheeseburgers, two large fries, two chocolate shakes and a large coke.
Ralph: [to Phil] And some flapjacks.
Phil: [to cop] Too early for flapjacks?

It’s so beautiful!… Let’s live here. [he kisses Rita] We’ll rent, to start.

In Sliding Doors, the whole idea is that every choice you make, and every single thing that happens to you changes the trajectory of your life, and once you are put on that trajectory, there is no way back. But Groundhog Day – which, I tell him, also happens to be a much better movie – says the opposite. It says if you mess up or make the wrong choice, you just have to keep at it until you do it right.
David Levithan

(talking about an oncoming train) I’m betting he’s going to swerve first.
Phil Connors

I’m the luckiest man alive, this is the best day of my life.
George Strait

I’m not going to live by their rules anymore.
Phil Connors

Phil, Hey Phil, Phil Connors!

I am not making it up. I am asking you for help.
Phil Connors

I’m a god.
Phil Connors

Harold Ramis and I together did the ‘National Lampoon Show’ off Broadway, ‘Meatballs,’ ‘Stripes,’ ‘Caddyshack,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Groundhog Day.’ He earned his keep on this planet. God bless him.
Bill Murray

Why would anyone wanna steal a Groundhog?

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.
Doug Larson

Gus: Phil? Like the groundhog Phil?
Phil: Yeah, like the groundhog Phil.
Gus: Look out for your shadow there, buddy.

It’s the same things your whole life. ‘Clean up your room!’, ‘Stand up straight!’, ‘Pick up your feet!’, ‘Take it like a man!’, ‘Be nice to your sister!’, ‘Don’t mix beer and wine, ever!’. Oh yeah, ‘Don’t drive on the railroad track!’
Philip Connors

ok campers, rise and shine, and don’t forget your booties cause its cold out there…its cold out there every day.
Phil Connors


Ned: Phil? Phil Connors? Phil Connors, I thought that was you!
Phil: Hi, thanks for watching.
Ned: Hey now, don’t you tell me you don’t remember me ’cause I sure as heckfire remember you!
Phil: Not a chance.
Ned: Ned… Ryerson!

Ned: Phil, this is the best day of my life.
Phil: Mine too.
Rita: Mine too.
Ned: Where are we going?
Rita: Oh, let’s not spoil it!

Watch that first step. It’s a doozie.

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