Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins quotes

52 total quotes (ID: 373)

Bert
Mary Poppins
Mr. George Banks
Mrs. Banks
Multiple Characters


Bert: I'll do it myself.
Mary Poppins: Do what?
Bert: A bit of magic. It's easy. You think. You wink. You do a double blink. You close your eyes... And jump.
[nothing happens]
Jane: Is something supposed to happen?
Mary Poppins: Bert, what utter nonsense. Why do you always complicate things that are really quite simple. Give me your hand please Michael. Don't slouch. One, two...
[they jump into the sidewalk drawing]


Admiral Boom: Time Gun ready?
Mr. Binnacle: Ready and charged, Sir.
Admiral Boom: Three minutes and six seconds.
Mr. Binnacle: Aye, aye, sir.
Bert: What he's famous for is punctuality. The whole world takes it's time from Greenwich. But Greenwich they say, takes its time from Admiral Boom. What cheer, Admiral?
Admiral Boom: Good afternoon to you, young man. Where are you bound?
Bert: Number 17. Got some parties who want to see it.
Admiral Boom: Enter that in the log.
Mr. Binnacle: Aye, aye, sir.
Admiral Boom: A word of advice, young man. Storm signals are up at number 17. Bit of heavy weather brewing there.
Bert: Thank you sir! Keep an eye skinned.

Bert: It's true that Mavis and Sybil have ways that are winning And Prudence and Gwendolyn set your heart spinning Phoebe's delightful, Maude is disarming
Penguins: Janice, Felicia, Lydia.
Bert: Charming Cynthia's dashing, Vivian's sweet Stephanie's smashing, Priscilla a treat.
Penguins: Veronica, Millicent, Agnes, and Jane.
Bert: Convivial company, time and again. Dorcas and Phyllis and Glynis are sorts I'll agree are three jolly good sports. But cream of the crop, tip of the top. It's Mary Poppins, and there we stop.

Admiral Boom: [observing the long queue of want-to-be nannies] Ghastly looking crew, I must say!

Gentleman: There probably aren't words to describe your emotions.
Mary Poppins: On the contrary, there's a very good word Am I right Bert? Iiiiit's Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

Uncle Albert: A friend of mine went to buy some long underwear. The shopkeeper asked him, 'How long do you want it?' And my friend said, 'Well, from about September to March'.

Bert: You know, begging you pardon, but the one who my heart goes out for is your father. There he is in that cold, heartless bank day after day, hemmed in by mounds of cold, heartless money. I don't like to see any living thing caged up.
Jane: Father in a cage?
Bert: They makes cages in all sizes and shapes, you know. Bank-shaped some of 'em, carpets and all.

Bert: You're a man of high position, esteemed by your peers. And when your little tykes are crying, you haven't time to dry their tears... And see their thankful little faces smiling up at you... 'Cause their dad, he always knows just what to do...
George Banks: ...Well, look - I...
Bert: Say no more, Gov'ner. You've got to grind, grind, grind at that grindstone... Though childhood slips like sand through a sieve... And all too soon they've up and grown, and then they've flown... And it's too late for you to give - just that spoonful of sugar to 'elp the medicine go down - medicine go down - medicine go down. Well, so long, Gov'ner. Sorry to have troubled you.
[Bert exits, whistling "A Spoon Full of Sugar"]

Jane & Michael: [singing] If you don't scold and dominate us, we will never give you cause to hate us, we won't hide your spectacles so you can't see, put toads in your bed or pepper in your tea.

[last lines] Goodbye, Mary Poppins, don't stay away too long.

Old Crone: Come with me, my dears. Granny'll hide you!

Bert: Speaking of names, I know a man with a wooden leg named Smith.
Uncle Albert: What's the name of his other leg?

Mary Poppins: Of course, you can say it backwards, which is dociousaliexpilisticfragicalirupus, but that's going a bit too far, don't you think?
Bert: Indubitably.

Mr. Dawes Jr: In 1773, an official on this bank unwisely loaned a large sum of money to finance a shipment of tea to the American colonies. Do you know what happened?
George Banks: Yes, sir, I think I do. As the ship lay in Boston Harbor, a party the colonists dressed as red Indians boarded the vessel, behaved very rudely, and threw all the tea overboard, making the tea unsuitable for drinking. Even for Americans.
Mr. Dawes Jr: Precisely. The loan was defaulted. Panic ensued within these walls. There was a run on the bank.
Mr. Dawes Sr.: From that time to this, sir, there has not been a run on this bank... UNTIL TODAY. A run, sir, caused by the disgraceful conduct of your son, do you deny it?

Mr. Dawes: While stand the banks of England, England stands - whoa, whoa...! [Mr. Dawes stumbles over his own cane] When fall the banks of England... ENGLAND FALLS! [Mr. Dawes falls backward and the rest of the Board of Directors have to catch him]