[as a leper, holding one of Eddie's medical pills] Do you think this will help me get better, Eddie?
Where you going, Eds? If you lived here, you'd be home by now. Come join the clown, Eds. You'll float down here. We all float down here. Yes, we do! [laughs]
[to Eddie] Tasty, tasty, beautiful fear!
This isn't real enough for you, Billy? I'm not real enough for you? It was real enough for Georgie!
[to Beverly, via speaker] Step right up, Beverly! Step right up! Got change? Come float! You'll laugh, you'll cry! You'll cheer, you'll die! Introducing Pennywise the Dancing Clown!
[to the Losers Club, about Bill] No! I'll take him! I'll take all of you! And I'll feast on your flesh as I feed on your fear... Or... you'll just leave us be. I will take him. Only him. And I will have my long rest, and you will all live to grow and thrive and lead happy lives, until old age takes you back to the weeds.
[to Beverly, using the face of her abusive father] Hey, Bevvy. Are you still my little girl?
What happens when another Georgie goes missing? Or another Betty? Or one of us? Are you just going to pretend it didn’t happen like everyone else in this town?
If we stick together, all of us, we'll win. I promise.
He thrusts his fists against the post, he still insists he sees the ghost.
[to It/Pennywise] You didn’t kill Beverly...because she wasn’t afraid. We aren’t either. Not anymore. Now you’re the one who’s afraid. Because you’re gonna starve.
I want to run towards something! Not away!
Derry is not like any town I've been in before. People die or disappear six times the national average. And that's just grown ups. Kids are worse. Way, way worse.
I can't believe I pulled the short straw. You guys are lucky we're not measuring dicks.
Can only virgins see this stuff? Is that why I'm not seeing this shit?
[to Ben] I'm glad I got to meet you before you died.
You know the Barrens aren't that bad. Who doesn't love splashing around in shitty water?
[to Bill] I told you, Bill. I fucking told you. I don't wanna die. It's your fault. You punched me in the face, you made me walk through shitty water, you dragged me into a fucking crackhead house! And now...[grabs a nearby bat]...I'm gonna have to kill this fucking clown.
[to Pennywise] Welcome to the Losers' Club, asshole!
[referring to Beverly] I'm sorry, who invited Molly Ringwald into the group?
It's summer! We're supposed to be having fun! This isn't fun, it's scary and disgusting.
Um- reflecting on what I just read [about the Torah.], I like what it says about indifference. Well, when you're a kid, you think the universe revolves around you, that you'll always be protected and cared for. That you'll always have the same friends as when you were 12. Then, one day, something bad happens and you realize that's not true. You wake up suddenly not caring about lives outside your own, nothing going on outside of your front door matters anymore. You separate yourself from anything that might matter to you. Neighbors, your family, your friends. But when you're alone as a kid, the monsters see you as weaker, and they start to come for you, and you don't even notice they're getting closer until it's too late. So they attack you before you find the truth about what's happening. If any of you opened your eyes, if you really cared, you would see what we're going through. I guess, indifference, is a part of growing up. Becoming an adult, isn't about being able to vote, or being able to drink, or drive. Becoming an adult, according to the holy scripture, in Derry, is learning not to give a shit.
Pennywise: [from inside a sewer grate] Hiya, Georgie! [pause] What a nice boat. Do you want it back?
Georgie: Um... Yes, please.
Pennywise: You look like a nice boy. I bet you have a lot of friends.
Georgie: Three... but my brother is my bestest.
Pennywise: Where's he?
Georgie: In bed. Sick.
Pennywise: I bet I can cheer him up! I'll give him a balloon. Do you want a balloon too, Georgie?
Georgie: I'm not supposed to take things from strangers.
Pennywise: Oh! Well, I'm Pennywise the Dancing Clown! "Pennywise?" "Yes?" "Meet Georgie. Georgie, meet Pennywise." [Georgie laughs] Now we aren't strangers. Are we?
Georgie: What are you doing in the sewer?
Pennywise: Oh, a storm blew me away. Blew the whole circus away. [chuckles] Can you smell the circus, Georgie? There's peanuts... cotton candy... hot dogs... and...?
Pennywise: Popcorn! Is that your favorite?
Pennywise: Mine, too! [laughs] Because they pop! Pop, pop! Pop, pop! Pop, pop, pop!
[they both laugh, then Pennywise glares/stares at Georgie evilly and hungrily. Georgie starts to feel uneasy]
Georgie: Um... I should get going now.
Pennywise: Oh! W-Without your boat? You don't wanna lose it, Georgie. Bill is gonna kill you. Here. Take it. [pause] Take it, Georgie.
[as soon as Georgie starts to reach for the paper boat, Pennywise bites Georgie's right arm and rips it off. Georgie cries, screams, and attempts to crawl away while bleeding. Pennywise then grabs Georgie and drags him into the sewer]
Pennywise: [drags “Georgie” into the water] YOU'LL FLOAT, TOO!
Eddie: Okay, so let me get this straight. It comes out from wherever to eat kids for like, a year, and then what? It just goes into hibernation?
Stanley: Maybe it's like, what do you call it... Mosquitoes? You know, the bugs that come out in every seventeen years.
Mike: My grandfather thinks this town is cursed. He says that, all the bad things that happen in this town are because of one thing. An evil thing that feeds off the people of Derry.
Stanley: But it can't be one thing. We all saw something different.
Mike: Maybe. Or maybe it knows what scares us the most, and that's what we see.
Eddie: I saw a leper. He was like a walking infection.
Stanley: But you didn't. Because it isn't real. None of this is. Not Eddie's leper, or Bill seeing Georgie, or the woman I keep seeing.
Richie: Is she hot?
Stanley: No, Richie! She's not hot. Her face is all messed up. None of this makes any sense. They're all like bad dreams.
Mike: I don't think so. I know the difference between a bad dream and real life, okay?
Eddie: What'd you see? You saw something too?
Mike: Yes. You guys know that burned down house on Harris Avenue? I was inside when it burned down. Before I was rescued, my mom and dad were trapped in the next room over from me, they were... pushing and pounding on the door... trying to get to me. But it was too hot. When the firemen finally found them, the skin on their hands had melted down to the bone. We're all afraid of something.
Ben: You got that right.
Eddie: All right, Rich, what are you scared of?
Bill: [to Richie] S-s-stay here.
Richie: Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa! What if her dad comes back?
Stanley: Do what you always do: start talking! [the others Losers, except Richie, all go to Beverly's apartment]
Richie: It is a gift!
Beverly: I need to show you something.
Richie: More than you showed us yesterday at the quarry?
Bill: We like hanging with you.
Beverly: [smiling] Thanks.
Bill: You shouldn't thank us too much. Hanging with us makes you a loser, too.
Beverly: [still smiling] I think I can live with that.
TV Hostess: And this is my most favourite part of the afternoon. Getting to know all about so many of you. Is there someone here that wants to share with us what they most enjoyed about today?
TV Hostess: How about you?
Girl: I liked seeing the clown.
TV Hostess: You did? You liked the clown?
TV Hostess: What about the rest of you?
Boy: I liked when the bubbles float.
TV Hostess: You did? Me too! I just love watching things float.
Children: We all float!
TV Hostess: That's right! And you will, too, Henry. Make it a wonderful day. Kill him!