The Polar Express

The Polar Express quotes

66 total quotes (ID: 457)

Conductor
Hero Boy
Hero Girl
Hobo
Know-It-All
Other
Theme Song


On a sign: Danger 129° grade. Use low gear.


The best time of the year

[pulls the whistle] 've wanted to do that my whole life.

Are you sure? (repeated line)

At one time, most of my friends could hear the bell. But as years passed, it fell silent for all of them. Even Sarah found, one Christmas, that she could no longer hear it's sweet sound. Though I have grown old, the bell still rings for me. As it does for all who truly believe. (last lines)

Boy that guy sure likes to show off with his ticket punch. Look what that wise guy punched on my ticket. “L-E” What the heck does that mean?

Caribou crossing?!

Come on, come on, come on. 've got a schedule to keep.

Considering we've lost communications with the engineer, we are standing totally exposed on the front of the locomotive, the train appears to be accelerating uncontrollably, and we are rapidly approaching Glacier Gulch which happens to be the steepest downhill grade in the world, I suggest we all hold on tightly.

Hey, that kid wants to get on the train.

Hey, you missed it. We rode down some really sharp hills. And then we were on what looked like a frozen lake. But I know it was just an optical illusion caused by moonlight and atmosphere.

I hop aboard this rattler any time I feels like it. It's like 'm the king of this train. Yeah, the king of the Pol Ex. In fact, I am the king of the North Pole!

I may be just an old railroader and know nothing about lighter-than-air craft but from my layman's perspective, you need more altitude!

It's a new concept the boss came up with. Instead of being thrown away, they're collected. Refurbished. He calls it “rebicycling.” Something like that.

It's so Christmassy and cozy and beautiful!