23+ Best Polar Express Quotes: Exclusive Selection

The Polar Express is a 2004 American computer-animated adventure film co-written and directed by Robert Zemeckis, based on the 1985 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, who also served as one of the executive producers. Profoundly inspirational polar express quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Polar Express Quotes

We drank hot cocoa as thick and rich as melted chocolate bars. — Chris Van Allsburg

A conductor stood at the open door of one of the cars. He took a large pocket watch from his vest, then looked up at my window. — Chris Van Allsburg

Sarah found one last small box behind the tree. It had my name on it. Inside was the silver bell! — Chris Van Allsburg

“There is no Santa,” my friend had insisted, but I knew he was wrong. — Chris Van Allsburg

It broke my heart to lose the bell. — Chris Van Allsburg

Santa shouted out the reindeer’s names and cracked his whip. His team charged forward and climbed into the air. — Chris Van Allsburg

The North Pole. It was a huge city standing alone at the top of the world, filled with factories where every Christmas toy was made. — Chris Van Allsburg

On Christmas eve, many years ago, I lay quietly in my bed. I did not rustle the sheets. I breathed slowly and silently. I was listening for a sound—a sound a friend had told me I’d never hear—the ringing bells of Santa’s sleigh. — Chris Van Allsburg

I shook the bell. It made the most beautiful sound my sister and I had ever heard. — Chris Van Allsburg

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 its sweet sound. Though I’ve grown old, the bell still rings for me as it does for all who truly believe. — Chris Van Allsburg

“All aboard,” the conductor cried out. — Chris Van Allsburg

He stood, holding the bell high above him, and called out, “The first gift of Christmas!” — Chris Van Allsburg

We climbed mountains so high it seemed as if we would scrape the moon. But the Polar Express never slowed down. Faster and faster we ran along. — Chris Van Allsburg

They are gathering at the center of the city . . . That is where Santa will give the first gift of Christmas.” — Chris Van Allsburg

“Found this on the seat of my sleigh. Fix that hole in your pocket.” Signed, “Mr. C.” — Chris Van Allsburg

“There,” said the conductor, “is the North Pole.” — Chris Van Allsburg

The reindeer were excited. They pranced and paced, ringing the silver sleigh bells that hung from their harnesses. It was a magical sound, like nothing I’d ever heard. — Chris Van Allsburg

Santa circled once above us, then disappeared in the cold, dark polar sky. — Chris Van Allsburg

What I wanted more than anything was one silver bell from Santa’s sleigh. — Chris Van Allsburg

I reached into my pocket, but the only thing I felt was a hole. I had lost the silver bell from Santa Claus’s sleigh. — Chris Van Allsburg

“Why, to the North Pole of course,” was his answer. “This is the Polar Express.” — Chris Van Allsburg

Outside, the lights of towns and villages flickered in the distance as the Polar Express raced northward. — Chris Van Allsburg

He cupped his hands around his mouth. “MERRY CHRISTMAS,” he shouted. The Polar Express let out a loud blast from its whistle and sped away. — Chris Van Allsburg