Roy Neary quotes

[Trying to explain fractions to his son] All right. Let's say... [Places an HO scale boxcar on a track] that this boxcar is 60 feet long and 1/3 of it is across this switch, all right?. And now, another train is coming. [Starts an engine] Now how far do you have to move this boxcar off the tracks so that the other train doesn't smash it? Quickly, Brad. There are thousands of lives at stake. Brad, any answer. [The train hits the boxcar]

[To Ronnie] Okay, I'm wrong. I'm Wrong Roy, okay? TOBY!! YOU ARE CLOSE TO DEATH!! GET OUT HERE!!!

Honey, Ronnie. Wake up. You're not gonna believe what I saw!...I never would have believed it. There was this, uh, in the cab, there was this...it was a red whoosh...You know, those pictures in the National Geographic about the Aurora Borealis? This is better than that! Come on! Ronnie, I need you to see something with me. It's really important. [wakes his kids] Silvia , come on. We're going on a little adventure. Toby! Brad! Come on. Get up. Up!...It's better than Goofy Golf! COME ON!!

I know this sounds crazy, but ever since yesterday on the road, I've been seeing this shape. Shaving cream, pillows...Dammit! I know this. I know what this is! This means something. This is important.

[to his family] Well, I guess you've noticed something a little strange with Dad. It's OK. I'm still Dad. I can't describe it - what I'm feeling.

I figured it out, that's all. Will you just listen?...Have you ever looked at something and it's crazy and then you looked at it in another way and it's not crazy at all?...Don't be scared. Just don't be scared. I feel really good. Everything's gonna be all right. I haven't felt this good in years.

[about the poison gas story] Look, I guarantee you that this whole thing is a put-on.

[to two white-uniformed men with gas masks] The only bad air around here is you guys fartin' around.

I didn't come this far just to be taken on any bus ride home.

[After an angry passerby tells him he is in the middle of a road whilst looking for Cornbread Road] Do you know where Cornbread is... TURKEY?!

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