The Polar Express

The Polar Express quotes

66 total quotes (ID: 457)

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


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)


Conductor: Who in the blazes applied that emergency brake?!
Know-It-All: [Pointing at the Hero Boy] He did.

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

One thing about trains: It doesn't matter where they're going. What matters is deciding to get on.

Elf: nobody gets hurt, here's how we're gonna get you guys down.
Know-It-All: This is simple. Why, I know...
Elf: What do you know? You're not supposed to be here in the first place. But since it's Christmas, 'm gonna let you slide.

It's a magic carpet on a rail
It never takes a rest
Flying through the mountains and the snow
You can ride for free and join the fun
If you just say yes
'Cause that's the way things happen on the Polar Express
Whoo, whoo, the whistle blows
That's the sound of her singing
Ding, ding, the bell will ring
Golly, look at her go
You wonder if you'll get there soon
Anybody's guess
'Cause that's the way things happen on the Polar Express
When we get there
We'll scream, "Yay!"
We'll arrive with
A bang, bang, bang
Boom, boom, boom
Laughing all the way

Conductor: It's five minutes to midnight.
Know-It-All: Hey, what gives? It was five minutes 'till midnight four minutes ago.
Conductor: Exactly.

Father: An express train wouldn't wake him up now.

Elf: Hey, boss, are we taking the pneumatic?
Elf General: Of course we're taking the pneumatic. It's the only way to get to the square on time. And time is money.

Steamer: Caribou?

Know-It-All: "Lean." Whatever that's supposed to mean.
Conductor: "Lean" is spelled with four letters. I believe I punched five.
Know-It-All: Hey, are you saying I don't know how to...? Oh, 'm sorry. It says "learn." My mistake.
Conductor: Lesson learned.

Santa: I see you've made some new friends.
Billy: Yes, sir. I sure have.
Santa: That's a lucky lad. There's no greater gift than friendship.

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.

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.

This is an official, authentic, genuine ticket to ride.