Beauty and the Beast (French: La Belle et la Bête) is a traditional fairy tale written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve and published in 1740 in La Jeune Américaine et les contes marins (The Young American and Marine Tales). – Wikipedia
Beauty & The Beast is a tale as old as time. It is filled with memorable life quotes to embrace your uniqueness and love. It seemed like the perfect time to remember some classic quotes from this fairy tale.
The most memorable words from “Beauty and the Beast” remind us that looks are not everything. Stop focusing on every imperfection you see in the mirror. Remind yourself how beautiful you are. What’s on the inside and what you have to offer to society is what’s really important. They are really deep and meaningful quotes.
“When the moment is right, confess your love…”
“She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.”
You don’t lose hope, love. If you do, you lose everything.
Think of the one thing that you’ve always wanted. Now find it in your mind’s eye and feel it in your heart.
If you love someone, you must be prepared to set them free.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
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Here, maybe the only scene in a top ten of a Disney princess movie that includes someone’s death, this scene is incredibly heart-wrenching. It shows that Belle showed her love, so she thinks, a little too late. Here Beast finally can confess his true feelings for Belle.
It’s a perfect, perfect moment. Beast reveals himself as a human finally, Belle looks into his eyes and can tell it’s him. Belle and Beast finally kiss, and it sets off an explosion of fireworks as the castle changes back.
Famous Beauty and the Beast Quotes
“I want adventure in the great wide somewhere, I wanted more than I can tell… For once it might be grand to have someone understand, I want so much more than they’ve got planned!” – Belle
“She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.” – Narrator
“He fell into despair and lost all hope. For who could ever learn to love a beast?”
“If he could learn to love another and earn her love in return, by the time the last petal fell, then, the spell will be broken.”
“I never felt this way about anyone. I wanna do something for her.” – Beast
“Take it with you so you’ll always have a way to look back … and remember me.” – Beast
“He’s no monster, Gaston; you are!” – Belle
“Did you honestly think she’d want someone like you when she had someone like me?” – Gaston
“It’s not right for a woman to read. Soon she starts getting ideas… thinking…” – Gaston
“It is love we must hold on to, never easy, but we try.” – Beauty and the Beast
“Here’s where she meets Prince Charming, but she won’t discover that it’s him ’til chapter three!” – Belle
“How can you read this? There are no pictures!” “Well, some people use their imagination.” – Gaston & Belle
“Well there’s the usual things: flowers… chocolates… promises you don’t intend to keep.” – Cogsworth
“Sometimes our happiness is captured, somehow a time and place stand still.” – Beauty and the Beast
“I want adventure in the great wide somewhere! I want it more than I can tell!” – Belle
“How does a moment last forever? How can a story never die?” – Beauty and the Beast
“Try the grey stuff, it’s delicious! Don’t believe me? Ask the dishes!” – Lumiere
“LeFou, I’m afraid I’ve been thinking.” “A dangerous pastime.” “I know.” – Gaston & LeFou
“Think of the one thing that you’ve always wanted. Now find it in your mind’s eye and feel it in your heart.” – Beast
“New and a bit alarming. Who’d have ever thought this could be? True that he’s no Prince Charming but there’s something in him that I simply didn’t see.” – Belle
“Beast: I let her go…
Cogsworth: What? But why?
Beast: Because I love her…”
“When I felt lost and lonely, not a dream in my head, your words lifted my spirit high! Remember what you said: As long as there’s Christmas, I truly believe that hope is the greatest of the gifts we’ll receive. As long as our guiding star shines above.”
“Impress her with your rapier wit. Shower her with compliments.”
“Although he had everything his heart desired, the Prince was spoiled, selfish and unkind.”
“When the moment is right, confess your love.”
“You don’t have time to be timid. You must be bold, daring.”
“True, that he’s no Prince Charming but there’s something in him that I simply didn’t see.”
“Thank you for what you just did. But that doesn’t change that you’re too cowardly to be honest with me…”
“Lumière: You must charm her! Be gentle!
Mrs. Potts: Kind!
Lumière: Come, come, show me the smile!
[the Beast gives a wide smile, showing his monstrous teeth]
Mrs. Potts: Ooh, dear!
Cogsworth: Oh, my!”
“My dear Belle, you’re so ahead of your time. This is a small village, and it’s small-minded, as well. But small also means safe.” – Maurice
“Belle: [to Lumiere] What happens when the last petal falls?
Lumière: The master remains a beast forever…
Cogsworth: …and we become antiques!”
“You have to help me. You have to stand.” – Belle (to the Beast)
“We’re together now.”
Chip: Doesn’t look so special to me.
Belle: Oh, Chip, I’m sorry. Nothing’s changed.
Angelique: I told you nothing would change. I told you the master would not allow this. I told you Christmas was a hopeless folly. But, I was wrong.
Angelique: When I felt lost and lonely, not a dream in my head, your words lifted my spirits high. Remember what you said: As long as there’s Christmas, I truly believe that hope is the greatest of the gifts we’ll receive. As long as our guiding star shines above…
Belle: [at the same time as Angelique] That hope is the greatest of the gifts we’ll receive. As long as our guiding star shines above…
Angelique: There’ll always be Christmas.
Belle: So there always will be a time when the world is filled with peace and love.
Lumiere: [Beast glumly walks away as Lumiere sees the present that Belle left for him] Oooooh, it’s for you, Master. It’s from – a girl.
Beast: [Looking back] Mrs. Potts?
Lumiere: [Irate] No, from Belle!
[Beast prepares to open the present but Lumiere stops him]
Lumiere: Ah-ah-ah, Master, you can’t open it!
Beast: Why not? It’s for me, isn’t it?
Lumiere: Because it’s not yet Christmas.
[Beast turns away in a huff]
Lumiere: Master, we all understand how you feel about Christmas. But when a woman gives a man a gift, she’s saying, “I care about you.”
Beast: But I don’t have a gift for her.
Lumiere: It’s not too late.
Beast: [huffs again] Well, I guess I’ll get her a little something.
Ignorance is the reason of fear.
Belle had found the library of her dreams.
“Love lives on inside our hearts, and always will.” – Maurice
You don’t lose hope, love. If you do, you lose everything.
Which one will you choose?
Since you are so kind as to think of me, be so kind as to bring me a rose, for as none grow hereabouts, they are a kind of the rarity.
Were you in love with her, Beast? Did you honestly think she’d want you when she had someone like me?
You take me as your prisoner, and now you want to have dinner with me? Are you insane?
Magical Beauty and the Beast Quotes
“Please… Don’t leave me. I love you.” – Belle
“If she is the one who’ll break the spell, you must finally learn to love.”
“Here in town there’s only she, who is beautiful as me, so I’m making plans to woo and marry Belle!” – Beauty and the Beast
“Don’t you see? She’s the one. The girl we have been waiting for. She has come to break the spell.” – Lumiere
“Who’d have ever thought that this could be? True that he’s no Prince Charming But there’s something in him that I simply didn’t see.” – Belle
“Tale as old as time, tune as old as song, bittersweet and strange, finding you can change, learning you were wrong.” – Mrs. Potts
“Oh, try to be patient, sir. The girl has lost her father and her freedom all in one day.” – Mrs. Potts
“The people think I’m odd. So, I know how it feels to be…different. And I know how lonely that can be.” – Belle
“As I have said, you have no reason to trust me, and an excellent reason not to.” – Beast
“I’m very sorry Gaston, but I just don’t deserve you.” – Belle
“Can anybody be happy if they aren’t free?” – Belle
“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.” – Belle
“There may be something there that wasn’t there before.” – Mrs. Potts
“The master’s not as terrible as he appears!” – Mrs. Pott
“You are the wildest, most gorgeous thing I’ve ever seen! Nobody deserves you…” – Gaston
“Belle: Where is he?
Gaston: When we return to the village, you will marry me.
“I will escape. I promise.” – Belle
“Now I know she’ll never leave me, even as she fades from view
She will still inspire me, be a part of everything I do
Wasting in my lonely tower, waiting by an open door
I’ll fool myself, she’ll walk right in, and as the long long nights begin, I’ll think of all that might have been
Waiting here forevermore…” – Beast
“Tale as old as time, true as it can be. Barely even friends, then somebody bends unexpectedly.” – Mrs. Potts
“Almost immediately, I found the red door into the library. I opened it idly – and the breath stopped in my throat.” – Belle
“Ashamed of his monstrous form, the beast concealed himself inside the castle, with a magic mirror, as his only window to the outside world.” – Narrator
“Off to the cupboard with you now, Chip. It’s past your bedtime. Good night, love.” – Mrs. Potts
“Well, I never thanked you for not leaving me to be eaten by wolves.” – Beast
“I know he looks vicious, but he’s really kind and gentle.” – Belle
“Were together now. Everything’s going to be fine…” – Belle
“You should learn to control your temper.” – Belle
“The villagers say that I’m a funny girl. But I’m not sure they mean it as a compliment.” – Belle
“En garde, you… you overgrown pocket watch!” – Lumiere
“Gaston, you are positively primeval.” – Belle
Best Quotes from Beauty and the Beast
“I just finished the most wonderful story.” – Belle
“If it’s not Baroque, don’t fix it.” – Cogsworth
“And now he’s dear, and so unsure. I wonder why I didn’t see it there before.” – Belle
“Ma chère mademoiselle. It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now, we invite to relax, let us pull up a chair, as the dining room proudly presents… your dinner.” – Lumiere
“She glanced this way, I thought I saw… And when we touched, she didn’t shudder at my paw.
No, it can’t be; I’ll just ignore… But then, she’s never looked at me that way before…” – Beast
Mrs. Potts: What should we do, Master?
Beast: It doesn’t matter now. Just let them come.
“I want much more than this provincial life.” – Belle
“Do I still have to sleep in the cupboard?” – Chip
“People say a lot of things in anger. It is our choice whether or not to listen.” – Mrs. Potts
“The prince begged her for forgiveness, but it was too late, for she had seen that there was no love in his heart.” – Narrator
“No great hunter wastes his time on rabbits.” – Gaston
“Don’t frighten the poor girl!” – Mrs. Potts
“I would risk anything to kiss you again.” – Lumiere
“Then one night, an unexpected intruder arrived at the castle, seeking shelter from the bitter storm. As a gift, she offered the prince a single rose. Repulsed by her haggard appearance, the prince turned the woman away.” – Narrator
“I’d like to thank you all for coming to my wedding. But first I’d better go in there and propose to the girl.” – Gaston
“I use antlers in all of my decorating!” – Beauty and the Beast
“Did you see her stand up to him? I am telling you, this girl is the one. They must fall in love if we are to be human again, and how can they fall in love if she stays in her room?” – Lumiere
“It’s the ones who play hard to get that are always the sweetest prey. That’s what makes Belle so appealing; she hasn’t made a fool of herself just to gain my favor. What would you call that?” – Gaston
“Belle, you must leave here! This castle is alive!” – Maurice
“I’m especially good at expectorating…” – Beauty and the Beast
“I have found that most troubles seem less troubling. After a bracing cup of tea.” – Mrs. Potts
“There goes the baker with his tray like always, the same old bread and rolls to sell, every morning just the same since the morning that we came to this poor provincial town.” – Belle
“I’ve been burnt by you before!” – Plumette
“Well, of course he can talk. It’s all he ever does. Now, Lumière, as head of the household I demand that you put her back in her cell at once.” – Cogsworth
And as the years flowed by, some villagers told travelers of a beast and a beauty who lived in the castle and could be seen walking on the battlements, and others told of two beauties, and others, of two beasts.
Walt said, ‘If I ever do go back, there are only two subjects I would want to do. One of them is Beauty and the Beast.’ For the life of me, I can’t remember what the other one was.
We don’t like what we don’t understand, in fact, it scares us, and this monster’s mysterious, at least…