50+ Best 'The Little Mermaid' Quotes That Even Sebastian Would Love

'The Little Mermaid' is considered to be one of the most iconic films in the Disney franchise.
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Loosely based on the original fairytale written by Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Little Mermaid' is an animated feature by Disney which was released in '89.

It records the adventures of a rebellious little mermaid princess named Ariel who is voiced by Joddi Bensen who is also Ariel's singing voice. It garnered an Academy Award for the best original song for 'Under the sea' as well as for the background score.

There are some amazing quotes in the movie as well which make this movie a wholesome one that both kids and adults love. Here's a fascinating list of some of the best quotes from the movie, including Ariel quotes.

If you like our content, you can check out other articles like, ['Aladdin' Quotes] and ['The Aristocats' quotes].

Best Quotes From 'The Little Mermaid'

Some quotes from 'The Little Mermaid' are worth remembering.

Are you looking for a good quote from 'The Little Mermaid?' Here's a great list of some of the best quotes you will fall in love with.

1. "I'm not a guppy."

-Flounder.

2. "I consider myself a reasonable merman."

-King Triton.

3. "It's a dingle-hopper...humans use these little babies to straighten their hair out. See...just a little twirl here and a yank there and voila. You've got an aesthetically pleasing configuration of hair that humans go nuts over."

-Scuttle.

4. "Now, let's eat before this crab wanders off my plate."

-Grimsby.

5. "I don't know. He looks kind of hairy and slobbery to me."

-Scuttle.

6. "Have I ever been wrong? I mean, when it's important!"

-Scuttle.

7. "I'm not sure we should be here Ariel."

-Flounder.

8. "As long as you live under my ocean, you'll obey my rules."

-King Triton.

9. "Ya look great, kid. Ya look sensational."

-Scuttle.

10. "You're not gonna tell him, are you?"

-Flounder.

11. "Triton: Well… I guess there's one problem left.

Sebastian: And what's that, Your Majesty?

Triton: How much I'm going to miss her."

12. "A banded, bulbous snarfblatt."

-Scuttle.

Sebastian Quotes

Here is a list of quotes by Ariel's crab mentor, Sebastian.

13. "Ariel: It's just my collection.

Sebastian: Oh (laughs) I see your collection, hmm. If your father knew about this place he'd..."

- Sebastian.

14. "What do they got? A lot of sand? We got a hot crustacean band!"

- Sebastian.

15. "This has got to be, without a doubt, the single most humiliating day of my life."

- Sebastian.

16. "I don't see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad."

- Sebastian.

17. "The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake."

- Sebastian.

18. "Somebody's gotta nail that girl's fins to the floor."

- Sebastian.

19. "The human world, it's a mess."

- Sebastian.

20. "Teenagers. They think they know everything. You give them an inch, they swim all over you"

- Sebastian.

21. "Ariel, please! Will you get your head out of the clouds and back in the water where it belongs?"

- Sebastian.

22. "Ariel, you're under a lot of pressure down here. Come with me I'll take you home and get you something warm to drink."

- Sebastian.

23. "Life under the sea is better than anything they got up there."

- Sebastian.

24. "You gotta bat your eyes, like this."

- Sebastian.

25. "Down here all the fish is happy. As off to the waves they roll. The fish on the land ain't happy. They sad 'cause they in the bowl."

- Sebastian.

26. "We got no troubles, life is bubbles under the sea."

- Sebastian.

Ariel Quotes

Quotes by Ariel from 'The Little Mermaid' are beautifully articulate and meaningful.

Here is a list of 'The Little Mermaid' movie quotes by Ariel, who plays the little mermaid in the film.

27. "If I become human, I'll never be with my father or sisters again."

- Ariel.

28. "I have whoozits and whatzis galore. You want thingamabobs? I've got twenty. But who cares? No big deal. I want more."

- Ariel.

29. "Daddy, they are not barbarians!"

- Ariel.

30. "Someday I'll be part of your world."

- Ariel.

31. "All right, I'm going inside. You can just stay here and watch for sharks."

- Ariel.

32. "I've never seen a human this close before."

- Ariel.

33. "You're not getting cold fins now, are you?"

- Ariel.

34. "Daddy, I love him!"

- Ariel.

Prince Eric Quotes

Prince Eric is Ariel's love interest in the film. Here is a list of quotes by him.

35. "Isn't this great? The salty sea air, the wind blowing in your face. Aaah, the perfect day to be at sea!"

- Prince Eric.

36. "You're the one, the one I've been looking for."

- Prince Eric.

37. "Gee, you must have really been through something."

- Prince Eric.

38. "A girl rescued me. She was singing. She had the most beautiful voice."

- Prince Eric.

39. "Well, what do you say? Would you like to join me on a tour of my kingdom tomorrow?"

- Prince Eric.

40. "Wow. Somebody should find that poor animal and put it out of its misery."

- Prince Eric.

41. "Grimsby: Oh Eric, it isn't being alone. The entire Kingdom wants to see you happily settled down with the right girl.

Prince Eric: Well she's out there somewhere. I just... I just haven't found her yet.

Grimsby: Well, perhaps you haven't been looking hard enough.

Prince Eric: Believe me, Grim. When I find her, I'll know. Without a doubt it'll just... BAM! Hit me... like lightning."

- 'The Little Mermaid'.

Ursula Quotes

Ursula is the main antagonist in the film who is a wicked sea witch. She has some of the best Disney movie quotes in the film which you will find in this list.

42. "If you don't kiss him by sunset, you're mine!"

- Ursula.

43. "Now, here's the deal. I will make you a potion that will turn you into a human for three days. Got that? Three days."

- Ursula.

44. "Well, angelfish, the solution to your problem is simple. The only way to get what you want is to become a human yourself."

- Ursula.

45. "No more talking, singing...Zip!"

- Ursula.

46. "So much for true love!"

- Ursula.

47. "Now, look at me - wasted away to practically nothing - banished, and exiled, and practically starving, while he and his flimsy fish-folk celebrate. Flotsam...Jetsam...I want you to keep an extra close watch on this pretty little daughter of his. She may be the key to Triton's undoing."

- Ursula.

48. "Well, it's time Ursula took matters into her own tentacles!"

- Ursula.

49. "Come on, you poor unfortunate soul. Go ahead...make your choice, I'm a very busy woman and I haven't got all day. It won't cost much...just your voice!"

- Ursula.

50. "Life's full of tough choices, isn't it?"

- Ursula.

51. "So long, lover boy!"

- Ursula.

52. "Yes, hurry home, princess. We wouldn't want to miss old Daddy's celebration, now, would we? Celebration indeed."

- Ursula.

53. "If he does kiss you before the sun sets on the third day, you'll remain human, permanently, but - if he doesn't, you turn back into a mermaid, and - you belong to me."

- Ursula.

54. "You can't get something for nothing, you know."

- Ursula.

55. "Now I am the ruler of all the ocean! The waves obey my every whim!"

- Ursula.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'The little mermaid' quotes then why not take a look at ['The Lion King' quotes], or ['Snow White' quotes].

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