Honor the ones who gave the lives for your road.


You can be the man with the shovel in your hand or you can be the man who sells the shovel to the man with the shovel in his hand.


Tao: She does good work. She works like a man.
Cullen: No.
Tao: She works better than two men!
Cullen: No, I said.

To be tested by you is the making of my soul.

The Swede

Cullen: This race is going to come down to inches, not miles, Mr. Strobridge. Couple six inches a day is everything.
Strobridge: That's what my wife keeps telling me.

Cullen: What's your name?
Mei: Mei. But you must call me Fong.

The truth is dangerous for me. For my father.


Next time you want to send a message, you send it to me direct, son.


Wealthy in spirit will not send me home with these boots, alas.

The Swede

You think I’m the devil. That’s fine. It’ll probably take a devil to finish this road. You can call yourself whatever you like, as long as you brought a shovel because this ain’t the Mormon fort you Swedish son of a bitch.


I will reveal you as you have revealed me. For if I was never Bishop Dutson, you have never been reformed husband and father. No, you are the devil.

The Swede

Heavenly father has shown me through you that I am the one true prophet.

The Swede

Hell on Wheels Quotes

Daniel: You released your slaves and still fought in the war. Why?
Cullen: Honor.

Sean: Do you not believe in a higher power?
Cullen: Yes, sir. I wear it on my hip.