The best Grinch Christmas quotes and sayings handpicked for you are here. The Grinch is a fictional character created by Dr. Seuss. He is mostly famous for being the main character in the children’s book: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Grinch is portrayed as being a pot-bellied, pear-shaped, hairy, snub-nosed creature with a cat-like face and cynical personality. In more modern representations, he is typically colored avocado green. The Grinch has spent the past 53 years living in seclusion on a cliff, overlooking the town of Whoville.