nothing unmanly about knitting

The Lorax - sentence starters

1. “How bad can I possibly be?” 

2. “I am _____. Guardian of the forest. I speak for the trees.” 

3. “Hey, do you want to see something cool? Come on.” 

4. “Did you… did you paint this?” 

5. “Hey! Did you chop down this tree?” 

6. “So you’re telling me you just didn’t see me magically appear out of that stump?”

6. “Uh, yeah, I could show you. But that’s not how it works.” 

7. “I am going to eat this, but I am highly offended by it.” 

8. “Nah! You don’t have what it takes. Goodbye.” 

9. “You’re kissing the cereal again, ____.” 

10. “Okay! Family time is over. It is now personal time. I’ll be in my room.”

11. Well, you’re already back. Clearly you missed me. A little. Right?” 

12. “When a guy does something stupid once, well, that’s because he’s a guy. But when a guy does the same stupid thing twice, it’s usually to impress some girl.” 

13. “How nice to see someone so undeterred by things like reality.” 

14. “Nothing unmanly about knitting. No sir.” 

15. “Who taught you guys how to steal a bed?” 

16. “Hang on, ____! I’m coming to get you!” 

17. “What’s happening? Where am I?” 

18. “We’re in a river!” 

19. “I didn’t mean you any harm. I just wanted to calmly float you away.” 

20. “Look, everyone here needs the trees, and you’re chopping them down. So we have a big problem.” 

21. “Sleeping is the body’s way of telling other people to go away.” 

22. “You’re bringing a guitar?” 

23. “Hey, you gave it your best shot, right? What more can you do?” 

24. “I mean, look at this. It’s amazing. I am so proud of me.” 

25. “A tree falls the way it leans. Be careful which way you lean.” 

26. “Hey, you broke your promise!”

27. “Something good finally happens to me, and s/he just has to come along and rain on my parade. What’s his/her problem?” 

28. “I say let it grow.” 

29. “Look, if you’ve got a problem with what I’m doing, why haven’t you used your quote-unquote ‘powers’ to stop me?”       

30. “Right, I forgot. You’re a fraud.” 

31. “Do I make you uncomfortable? Remind you of the promises you made? The wo/man you used to be?” 

32. “I’m sending them off. Hopefully they’ll be able to find a better place out there somewhere.” 

33. “So this really is all your fault. You destroyed everything.” 

34. “Hand it over.” 

35. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing’s going to get better. It’s not.” 

36. “I won’t let you down!” 

37. “It’s alive!” 

38. “I could just kiss you right now!” 

39. “Seriously, how cool is your _____?” 

40. “You’re gonna hit the wall!” 

41. “You greedy dirt-bag!” 

42. “You done good, _____. You done good.” 

43. “By the way, nice moustache.” 

44. “If you want to hear more, come back tomorrow.” 

45. “People used to say, if you brought him/her 15 cents, a nail, and the shell of a great-great-great grandfather snail, s/he would tell you everything.”

46. “You gotta be kidding me. You really think people are stupid enough to buy this?”    

47. “Why is s/he leaving town? No one ever leaves town!” 

48. “Who are you and what are you doing here?” 

49. “Didn’t you read the signs? No one is supposed to come here.” 

50. “Well, that’s me. The guy who still cares. I’m here.”