The Polar Express

The Polar Express quotes

66 total quotes (ID: 457)

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


Know-It-All: Do you know what kind of train this is?
Hero Girl: Of Course. It's a magic train.
Know-It-All: I know it's a magic train. Actually, it's a Baldwin 2-8-4 S3-class steam locomotive built in 1931 at the Baldwin Locomotive Works. It weighs 456,100 pounds and...


Santa: This bell is a wonderful symbol of the spirit of Christmas as am I. Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.

You know, Montezuma, the king of the Aztecs would drink 50 quarts of hot chocolate every day. It was thick as mud and red. He put chili pepper in instead of sugar. Get it? Hot chocolate?

'm checking on my Christmas presents. I wanna make sure 'm getting everything on my list. All I found was one present. And all it had was a bunch of stupid underwear.

Sarah: This is the most beautiful-est, most wonderful-est Christmas ever.

Billy: Christmas just doesn't work out for me. Never has.

Hero Girl: It says "lead." Like "lead balloon."
Conductor: I believe it also is pronounced "lead." As in "leader," "leadership." "Lead the way." Follow you anywhere, ma'am.

Hero Boy: I don't think we're supposed to leave our seats.
Know-It-All: Yeah, it's a violation of railroad safety regulations for a kid to cross moving cars without a grown-up.
Hero Girl: I think 'll be okay.

Santa: Found this on the seat of my sleigh. Better fix that hole in your pocket.

Elf General: A number-seven bow? When we're this close to liftoff? What are they thinking down there? Are they meshuggener?

Sometimes seeing is believing. And sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see.

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)

Hero Boy: Well, the wind blew it out of my hand. (Shows hero girl his ticket) You can have my ticket!
Conductor: (Shocks himself) These tickets are not transferable! (Gives back the hero boy his ticket) Young lady, you're just gonna have to come along with me!
Know-It-All: You know what's gonna happen now? He's gonna throw her off the train. He's gonna probably throw her right off the rear platform. It's standard procedure. That way, she won't get sucked down under the wheels. They may slow the train down a little bit, but they're never gonna stop it.
Hero Boy: Stop it? That's it! I have to stop the train again.
Know-It-All: No, please, don't do that again.

Conductor: Well? You coming?
Hero Boy: Where?
Conductor: Why, to the North Pole, of course! This is the Polar Express!

Conductor: Are there any Polar Express passengers in need of refreshment?
Kids: Me! Me! Me!
Conductor: I thought so.