[On the failure of their previous nanny.]
Mr. Banks: [singing] It's grand to be an Englishman in 1910 / King Edward's on the throne; it's the age of men!
[Mary Poppins measures herself with her tape measure and reads what it says.]
Mary Poppins: In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Mr. Banks: [singing] It's 6:03 and the heirs to my dominion are scrubbed and tubbed and adequately fed. And so I'll pat them on the head and send them off to bed. Ah, lordly is the life I lead.
Mrs. Banks: As a matter of fact, since you hired Mary Poppins, the most extraordinary things seem to have come over the household.
Bert: [singing] You've got to grind, grind, grind, at that grindstone.
Bert: You think... you wink... you do a double blink. You close your eyes, and JUMP!
Mr. Banks: Just a moment, Mary Poppins. What is the meaning of this outrage?!
Mrs. Banks: [singing] Though we adore men individually, we agree that as a group they're rather stupid.
Bert: [singing] ...but cream of the crop, tip of the top is Mary Poppins, and there we stop!
George Banks: Kindly do not attempt to cloud the issue with facts.
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.
George Banks: [singing] A man has dreams of walking with giants / To carve his niche in the edifice of time. / Before the mortar of his seal / Has a chance to congeal / The cup is dashed from his lips / The flame is snuffed a-borning / He's brought to wrack and ruin in his prime.
Mary Poppins: Close your mouth, please, Michael, we are not a codfish.
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: [singing] Hello, Miss Corey, I've got one for you: Your daughters were shorter than you, but they grew!
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