100+ Best Princess Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational princess quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Princess Quotes

A rumor that followed me forever was that my family was in the mafia. For years I had to live with it. They’d call me the mafia princess, so I rolled with it for the rest of high school. People even joke about it today. — Giuliana Rancic

I like Princess Kate. I think her style is really great. She’s really, really classy and always really sophisticated. — Aly Raisman

I’d always wanted to believe that my ancestors were better people than they probably were. – Princess Emma — Ed Baker

It’s been difficult to find roles that are independent, strong, and self-assured; I always say I can’t play the princess. I’m not a pretty princess! I’m a tomboy. — Leven Rambin

Rapunzel is a bit more relatable than the other princesses, especially because she doesn’t even know that she’s a princess until the very end of the movie. I like to think of her as the bohemian Disney princess. She’s barefoot and living in a tower. She paints and reads… She’s a Renaissance woman. — Mandy Moore

You know, one of my biggest dreams in life is to play a Disney princess. — Ginnifer Goodwin

I never faked anything. I never played the Disney game of smiling and being a princess and then suddenly having a hard time, saying, ‘That isn’t who I really am.’ — Miley Cyrus

I’m always looking for a way to surprise audiences. That’s, I feel, my job as a director. I felt that Amy Adams playing a tough woman in ‘The Fighter’ was a surprise. People saw her as a princess. — David O. Russell

The Princess Bride is one of my favorite movies of all time. — Ivana Milicevic

Unfortunately, as obsessed as I am with all of those Grimm’s slash Disney princesses, I do think women have evolved socially in so many ways. — Ginnifer Goodwin

On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales, the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me. They loved me for what I was and what I gave them. — Lillie Langtry

Thank you… fat dude with giant headphones on the subway, for looking like what would’ve happened if Jabba the Hutt mated with Princess Leia. — Jimmy Fallon

Once upon a time’ These are the most magical words our world has ever known and the gateway to the greatest stories ever told. They’re an immediate calling to anyone who hears them-a calling into a world where everyone is welcome and anything can happen. Mice can become men, maids can become princesses, and they can teach valuable lessons in the process. — Chris Colfer

After my last audition for ‘Game of Thrones,’ they said, ‘Congratulations, princess.’ I was like, ‘Bye-bye, call centre.’ — Emilia Clarke

Also, now as a result of that show being on, the cruise industry is just growing all over the place. Princess Cruises, who I now represent, is the fastest growning cruise line in the world. — Gavin MacLeod

Parenting girls makes you quite gender-conscious – it’s almost impossible to fight the power of pink. It’s not such a terrible thing to want to be a princess when you’re five, but it would be nice if there were some other options. — Robert Webb

We used two Princess Cruise ships. The Island Princess and The Pacific Princess. They were identical ships. — Gavin MacLeod

In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that’s what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true. — Loretta Young

You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady. — Lady Randolph Churchill

Cosplayers love Disney princesses. We all grew up with them. We identify with one or more princesses. — Yaya Han

The first Disney movie I saw I think was ‘Snow White.’ I loved all the Disney princess movies. — Lily James

I’m playing an Amazon warrior princess in a new radio comedy series called ‘Elvenquest,’ and I’m playing a Russian genius in the comeback of ‘Red Dwarf.’ — Sophie Winkleman

I’ve never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there. — Madeleine Albright

I can wear a sexy dress to any red carpet event. My wedding is my chance to go all the way and wear a princess silhouette. — Roselyn Sanchez

I was thrust into a really lofty, enviable, but isolated position with ‘Princess Diaries’ in that I could carry a film before I really knew if I could act. — Anne Hathaway

I was never like, ‘Oh, I really want to play Cinderella.’ That’s not necessarily always been the dream. But it’s super fun to play a princess. — Laura Osnes

I admire hard-bitten, wisecracking realism of Ida Lupino and the film noir heroines. I’m sick of simpering white girls with their princess fantasies. — Camille Paglia

I kind of got my big break with ‘The Princess Diaries’ and during the press rounds for that everyone asked me: ‘Did you always want to be a princess growing up?’ And the truth was, no I wanted to be Catwoman. — Anne Hathaway

I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me. — Lisa Marie Presley

‘Seanan McGuire’ is my real name; if I’m being silly and third-person about it, she’s a frequently cranky, foul-mouthed Disney Princess on vacation in the real world, where she studies diseases, cuddles reptiles, watches lots of horror movies, and goes to as many corn fields as possible. — Seanan McGuire

I am not a princess, I don’t want to be referred to as a princess – I find that super creepy. — Melissa McCarthy

I’m not a princess anyway so I find that quite weird to be labelled as one. — Zara Phillips

When the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were growing up, that was at it’s height and the War cemented that with photographs of the Royal Family having breakfast together and so on, by pinning their reputation so firmly on that particular issue. — Anthony Holden

When I was 14, I thought I looked terrible. I wore these typical Slavic shoes with metal bottoms so you could always hear me coming and this really ugly princess skirt and blouse with the top button closed. I had a boy haircut, a baby face covered with pimples, and a really big nose. — Marina Abramovic

Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses. — Stephen Colbert

My dad is a Deadhead, my mom’s a Jewish-American princess from Jersey. — Adam Lambert

I can’t just only be on reality TV and show everything when it’s the fairy princess, fairytale, and then not take my hits when I have to. — Bethenny Frankel

When Princess Diana got married, I was a very little kid, I think. I remember her dress, and I found the dress amazing when I was a kid. — Olivier Theyskens

I loved Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ I just wanted to be her. I’m a brunette, so I think I kind of cling to all those princesses that have brown hair. I just wanted to be them. — Kara Lindsay

I have an affinity for Disney and the Princess. — Kidada Jones

What do you despise? By this are you truly known. — Frank Herbert

After a hundred years the son of the King then reigning, who was of another family from that of the sleeping Princess, was a-hunting on that side of the country, and he asked what those towers were which he saw in the middle of a great thick wood. — Charles Perrault

I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea. — C. S. Forester

I was shortly again at the castle, and the Princess gave me her hand to kiss and then brought her children, the young princes and princesses, and we played together, as if we had known each other for years. — Max Muller

Like Andy Warhol and unlike God Almighty, Larry King does not presume to judge; all celebrities are equal in his eyes, saints and sinners alike sharing the same ‘Love Boat’ voyage into the dark beyond, a former sitcom star as deserving of pious send-off as Princess Diana. — James Wolcott

After my own for instance, my favourite is Princess Leia. — Peter Mayhew

I mean, I was first offered Princess Astra. — Lalla Ward

Marry Prince William? I’d love that. Who wouldn’t want to be a princess? — Britney Spears

If I would rescue one of my movies, it would be ‘A Little Princess.’ — Alfonso Cuaron

Princess Rose should indeed be a TV movie, assuming something doesn’t go wrong. I don’t know how good a movie it will be, because the way movie folk think is different from the way writers think, and I distrust what isn’t done my way. This is what I call a healthy paranoia. — Piers Anthony

The Princess’s so-called ‘time and space speech’ at the end of ’93 about a year after the formal separation, looking back on it it’s called her retirement from public life but we’ve seen in fact it’s nothing of the kind. — Anthony Holden

We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the Old World some weeks nearer to the New; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad, flapping American ear will be that the Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough. — Henry David Thoreau

I think that since it’s prom, you should definitely wear a long dress. You can wear a short one anytime! This is the moment when you get to be a princess, and for me, that means a sweetheart neckline, long, then pouf – out and big. — Bella Thorne

Oh, I have to say Romana; she was much more fun to do but I did enjoy the Princess when she was turning bad. — Lalla Ward

There’s always a sense of tragedy with icons. It happened to both the Princess of Wales and Diana Dors. A lot of people had grown up with them, and everybody loved them. Then, when they had at last found happiness, they were taken in the most dreadful way. — Keeley Hawes

I don’t want to be a Princess,” she said finally. “You can’t make me be one.” She knew very well what became of Princesses, as Princesses often get books written about them. Either terrible things happened to them, such as kidnappings and curses and pricking fingers and getting poisoned and locked up in towers, or else they just waited around till the Prince finished with the story and got around to marrying her. Either way, September wanted nothing to do with Princessing. — Catherynne M. Valente

Dodi got a lot of criticism when he began dating Princess Diana. No one seemed to think he was good enough for her. — Lorna Luft

I was fourteen, watching ‘The Princess Bride’ for the 254321th time, captivated by Wesley and Inigo dueling on the cliff-top. I had never held a sword in my life, but I phoned my mum and said, ‘I want to learn to fence!’ — V. E. Schwab

Now for God’s sake, will you two start behaving like a princess and a Courier? Halt told them. If you don’t, I’ll have to think about sending Will home.’ ‘Me?’ Will said, his voice breaking into a high-pitched squeak of indignation. ‘What’s it got to do with me?’ ‘It’s all your fault!’ Halt shouted irrationally. — John Flanagan

Being a princess isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. — Princess Diana

My mom won’t let anyone treat me like a little princess. — Chloe Grace Moretz

It is not a happy lot being a princess in any country, but especially Japan in which every tiny aspect of one’s life is governed by the most rigid rules of protocol. — Kathryn Lasky

I’m able to reach a wider audience, an older audience. I can gladly say that I’m definitely not a bubblegum princess anymore. — Cher Lloyd

I initially got a job at Disneyland through a friend who was working there. He said, ‘You would make a great princess there,’ and that I should audition. So I just went on a whim to audition, and I wound up getting a job as Belle, from ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ at Disneyland. I did that for about a year and a half. — Sarah Butler

Such an active, outdoorsy lass. She loves nature in spite of what it did to her. — Bette Midler

I think every young girl at some point in her early life wonders what it’s like to be a princess. They like the idea of dressing up and the fun of it. — Julie Andrews

Moviewise, I would love to make the story of princess Erendira. She was a 16 year old princess/warrior who led her tribe in war against the Spanish around 1513. She almost defeated them, and the Tarascans were the only tribe the Aztecs couldn’t defeat. — Tamara Feldman

I’m like the luckiest girl in the world. I’ve gotten to be a princess, I’ve gotten to work with the Muppets. A lot of my childhood dreams about who I wanted to be when I was a grown-up, I at least get to play them in movies. — Amy Adams

I always finish off my look with a spritz of Vera Wang Pink Princess. — Bella Thorne

I think I’m a bit better-looking than she is. — Princess Anne

If you have a smothering parent, the effect it can apparently have on a child is to give them, in equal doses, a sense of too much self-esteem, because they are mummy’s little princess or prince, and low self-esteem. It affects future relationships. — Hugh Grant

The subjects that I am working are movies that say something. They are shouting or criticising something. I would hate to play a princess waiting for the prince to come and give her a kiss. — Golshifteh Farahani

Remember that I wrote a pavane for a dead princess, and not a dead pavane for a princess! — Maurice Ravel

I think women should be more independent. In society, we’re portrayed as people who simply wear make-up and sit around. We need a Princess Charming – a woman who rescues her man and slays the dragon instead of the other way round. — Adora Svitak

Behaving like a princess is work. It’s not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It’s more about how you are inside. — Julie Andrews

I enjoy taking jobs that make fun of me – or me as Princess Leia, or me as the writer, or whatever, as some idea. — Carrie Fisher

Whether you are a twelve-year-old princess or a twelve-year-old regular kid, you need to know you are loved and respected. — Kathryn Lasky

You know, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gave of herself. But they are not saints. — Edward James Olmos

I mean, every child at one stage dreams of being a prince or a princess. — Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark

The biggest surprise was a picture my mom sent me, just about the time that we were about to wrap up the book, of me as a 5-year-old dressed in my first Halloween costume that she made for me. I said, What’s this? I never saw this photo. And she said, We made you this black-and-orange Halloween costume out of crepe paper – we were too poor to have fabric back then – and you wanted to go as the Queen Of Halloween. And I was like, What? And she said, Yeah, the Princess Of Halloween, the Queen Of Halloween, something like that. — Cassandra Peterson

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. — Rainer Maria Rilke

I do not… look very feminine. Diana, Princess of Wales is feminine… I am… femi-none. — Caitlin Moran

I am completely fascinated by the differences and comparisons between real life and fairy tales because we’re raised as little girls to think that we’re a princess and that Prince Charming is going to sweep us off our feet. — Taylor Swift

I keep ‘The Paper Bag Princess’ by Robert Munsch on my shelf to remind me that my prince will love me no matter what I wear. Cheesy! — Brittany Snow

There’s nobody in the world like me. I think every decade has an iconic blonde, like Marilyn Monroe or Princess Diana and, right now, I’m that icon. — Paris Hilton

It was in August or September of 1995 that I met Diana, Princess of Wales. Diana and I met through Oonagh Toffolo, whose husband was recovering from heart surgery at the Royal Brompton. At the time, I was working for Professor Yacoub, the heart surgeon, and Mr. Toffolo was one of his patients, so I was involved in his medical treatment and care. — Hasnat Khan

Girls like to see girls dressed up like princesses occasionally. — Nelly

I’ve learned that I want what I deny. I want someone who is crazy about me, who treats me like a princess. I want the picture-perfect fairy tale stuff. — Selena Gomez

My dad would call me his Cuban princess because I had really dark olive skin because I was always in the sun; but I don’t really go in the sun anymore, so that is why I am so white. — Bella Thorne

When I was growing up, Brandy was TV star, reality star, a pop star, a Cover girl, Grammy winner, had her own Brandy doll, and was the first African American to play Disney princess Cinderella. Most importantly, she is a survivor. Many only judge and remember a person’s most recent failure. — Niecy Nash

If you see me as just the princess then you misunderstand who I am and what I have been through. — Mariah Carey

The King’s son, who was told that a great princess, whom nobody knew, was come, ran out to receive her. He gave her his hand as she alighted from the coach, and led her into the hall where the company were assembled. — Charles Perrault

I think Princess Diana enjoyed it here in Pakistan immensely. She had a good time. But she never came to my family home. She came to my home in Lahore instead. — Hasnat Khan

‘The Princess Bride’ is by far the most popular film I’ve ever done. I don’t think I’ll ever top it. — Wallace Shawn

She put her hand on her chest. “I have magic yet. If you will set the clock working again, then I must be still. I have read quite as many stories as you, September. More, no doubt. And I know a secret you do not: I am not the villain. I am no dark lord. I am the princess in this tale. I am the maiden, with her kingdom stolen away. And how may a princess remain safe and protected through centuries, no matter who may assail her? She sleeps. For a hundred years, for a thousand. Until her enemies have all perished and the sun rises over her perfect, innocent face once more. — Catherynne M. Valente

‘Aladdin’ was probably my favorite Disney animation when I was a kid. The animation was great and Robin Williams was unbelievable as the Genie. ‘Aladdin’ was an amazing adventure and the lead character was a hero for guys, which I loved. It wasn’t a princess or a girl beating the odds; it was a street rat. That seemed really cool to me. — Zachary Levi

I really want to play Princess Leia. Stick some big pastries on my head. Now that would be interesting. — Ewan McGregor

The influence of ‘Hidden Fortress’ comes up a lot because it was printed in a book once. The truth is, the only thing I was inspired by was the fact that it’s told from the point of view of two peasants, who get mixed up with a samurai and princess and a lot of very high-level people. — George Lucas

All the Disney Princess films are iconic and beautiful, so to have been a part of all that was really a wonderful part of my life. Its all fabulous, too, that I have a daughter that appreciates the whole Princess thing. — Lea Salonga

The funny thing is that people see one film like ‘Racing Stripes’ or ‘Ice Princess’ and all of a sudden, slip me into this category of ‘that’s what she’s always involved in. — Hayden Panettiere

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