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'Beauty And The Beast' is an iconic story.

It tells the story of how outer beauty is not everything. How our outer beauty can deceive people.

Belle in the story is a simple girl who loves to read and wishes to roam the world one day but due to fate, she ends up in the castle of a beast. The beast in the story is described as a mixture of wild animals. Such as, his head resembles that of a buffalo with the body of a bear, he has a mane and teeth like a lion and tail and legs resembling a wolf. She still falls in love with the Beast for his heart and that teaches us a lesson. Read up on these quotes to lose yourself in the magical land of 'Beauty And The Beast'. After all, a monster can also be a prince and 'Beauty And The Beast' proves it. Beauty is not just appearance.

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Quotes From 'Beauty And The Beast' (1991)

Disney first came up with their 'Beauty And The Beast' movie in 1991 adapted from the fairy tale book. Here are a few of the most beautiful Disney movie quotes from that classic film which inspired generations of filmmakers to make many more films, series, and plays on the book.

1. "Lumiere: No, you didn't. I told you!

Cogsworth: You most certainly did not, you pompous, paraffin-headed peabrain!

Lumiere: En garde, you you overgrown pocket watch!"

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

2. "Once upon a time, in a far away land, a young prince lived in a shining castle. Although he had everything his heart desired, the prince was spoiled, selfish, and unkind.'"

- Cogsworth,'Beauty And The Beast'.

3. "We don't like what we don't understand, in fact it scares us, and this monster is mysterious at least."

- Villagers,'Beauty And The Beast'.

4. "Tale as old as time, true as it can be. Barely even friends, then somebody bends unexpectedly."

- Mrs. Potts,'Beauty And The Beast'.

5. "Gaston, Lefou: No one plots like Gaston.

Gaston: Takes cheap shots like Gaston.

Lefou: Plans to persecute harmless crackpots like Gaston!"

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

6. "Take it with you so you’ll always have a way to look back … and remember me."

- Beast,'Beauty And The Beast'.

7. "Lumiere: Impress her with your rapier wit.

Mrs. Potts: But be gentle.

Lumiere: Shower her with compliments.

Mrs. Potts: But be sincere.

Lumiere: And above all.

Lumiere, Mrs. Potts: You must control your temper!"

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

8. "Gaston: The whole town's talking about it. It's not right for a woman to read. Soon she starts getting ideas and thinking.

Belle: Gaston, you are positively primeval."

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

9. "I want adventure in the great wide somewhere.

I want it more than I can tell.

And for once it might be grand

To have someone understand

I want so much more than they've got planned."

- Belle,'Beauty And The Beast'.

10. "Beast: I've never felt this way about anyone...I want to do something for her. But what?

Cogsworth: Well, there's the usual things. Flowers, chocolates, promises you don't intend to keep."

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

11. "Oh, isn't this amazing

It's my favorite part because, you'll see

Here's where she meets Prince Charming

But she won't discover that it's him

'Til chapter three."

- Belle,'Beauty And The Beast'.

12. 'Gaston: Say you'll marry me!

Belle: I'm very sorry, Gaston but I just don't deserve you!"

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

13. "Gaston: Lefou, I'm afraid I've been thinking.

Lefou: A dangerous pastime.

Gaston: I know!"

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

14. "Gaston: If I didn't know better, I'd think you had feelings for this monster.

Belle: He's no monster Gaston. You are!"

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

15. "Repulsed by her haggard appearance, the prince sneered at the gift and turned the old woman away. But she warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within."

- Narrator,'Beauty And The Beast'.

16. "Belle: I'm not hungry!

Beast: You'll come out, or I'll... I'll... I'll break down the door!

Lumiere: Master, I could be wrong, but that might not be the best way to win the girl's affections."

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

17. "Lumiere: Try the grey stuff

Chip: It's delicious

Lumiere: Don't believe me? Ask the dishes."

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

18. "Gaston: How can you read this? There's no pictures!

Belle: Well, some people use their imagination."

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

19. "As the years passed, he fell into despair, and lost all hope…for who could ever learn to love a Beast?"

- Narrator,'Beauty And The Beast'.

20. "Belle: You'll win first prize at the fair tomorrow. And become a world famous inventor.

Maurice: You really believe that?

Belle: I always have."

- 'Beauty And The Beast'.

21. "As you can see, the psuedo-facade was stripped away to reveal a minimalist rococo design. Note the unusual inverted vaulted ceilings. This is yet another example of the late neoclassic Baroque period. And, as I always say, "if it's not Baroque, don't fix it!"

- Cogsworth,'Beauty And The Beast'.

'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas' Quotes

Disney came up with this movie 1997 as a sequel to the first film. It's a story of how Belle celebrated Christmas along with others in the castle. These Belle quotes and quotes from some other characters will tell you the story.

22. "Beast: Christmas? She's planning Christmas?

Forte: Yeees. Awful, isn't it?"

- 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

23. "Beast: Perhaps she doesn't know how I feel about Christmas.

Forte: But she does know. She just doesn't care, like I do. She's actually trying to bring Christmas back to the castle. And you know how much we despise Christmas.

Beast: The day my life ended."

- 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

24. "Forbid Christmas? No one can forbid Christmas!"

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

25. "Chip: Well, it's not Tuesday...

Belle: No, silly. Today is December 24th. The day before Christmas.

Lumiere: And what a beautiful day it is."

- 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

26. "But happiness is so...depressing."

- Forte, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

27. "Let's give Belle the Christmas she's always wanted!"

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

28. "So, Beast gets girl, and it's a happy ending for everyone. Enchantment lifted, and Forte fades into the background. No longer important, no longer needed. I think not!"

- Forte, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

29. "Well, two heads are better than one."

- Lumiere, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

30. "You have been deceived by your own cold heart - a curse upon your house and all within it. Until you have found someone to love you as you are, you shall remain forever a beast."

- Enchantress, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

31. "You belong side by side, you should never be apart, 'cause when you're both together, you're really twice as smart."

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

32. "Belle, Angelique: 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."

- 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

33. "No, no, no! They cannot mix bells with holly. Although, I have to admit, not bad for amateurs."

- Angelique, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

34. "Belle: It's a wonderful tradition. One log is chosen, and everyone in the house touches it and makes a Christmas wish.

Beast: Wishes are stupid."

- 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

35. "Chip: 1,001. 1,002. 1,003. Are we there yet?

Belle: Not yet.

Chip: Oh boy, there are sure a lot of steps here! 1,007. 1,008. 1,009. 1,010…"

- 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

36. "As long as there's Christmas, I truly believe that hope is the greatest of the gifts we receive."

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

37. "Beast: You cannot possibly understand. You have no idea what it's like to lose *everything*, to be trapped in your own castle, to be a - a - uh...

Belle: Prisoner? The only one holding us prisoner here is you."

- 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

38. "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.'"

- Lumiere, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

39. "That's not a tree! That's just a weed * wishin'* it was a tree!"

- Chip, 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

40. "Belle: Chip, you must know about Christmas! Stockings in front of the fire. Tree? Tinsel? Presents?

Chip: Presents! Will I get one?

Belle: Of course, everyone gets a present on Christmas."

- 'Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas'.

'Beauty And The Beast' (2014) Movie Quotes

Beautiful Standee of Beauty and the Beast

In 2014, director Christophe Gans made a version of 'Beauty And The Beast' in live-action, which got somewhat of a good reaction in the box office. Below are a few quotes from Belle from 'Beauty And The Beast', and from other characters.

41. "You dress in the finery of a prince, you claim you're a man, but you're just a cruel and lonely beast. Try whatever you want to enchant me, to bribe me. You'll always disgust me!"

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2014.

42. "My name is Belle. I have come to offer my life in exchange for my father's."

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2014.

43. "The Merchant: I will not return!

Beast: Oh, yes you will..."

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2014.

44. "God of the forest. Let me go back to him. It is my only wish. My only desire."

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2014.

45. "Belle, if you don't come back... I'll die."

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2014.

46. "Beast: Do you think, with patience and force of habit, you will end up loving me?

Belle: I love you already."

- 'Beauty and the Beast', 2014.

47. "Belle: Who does this castle belong to?

Beast: Everything here belongs to me.

Belle: You talk like any other man. It's a little disappointing."

- 'Beauty and the Beast', 2014.

'Beauty And The Beast' (2017) Movie Quotes

The most famous live-action movie on the story has been released in 2017, starring Emma Watson. It gained quite a lot of popularity. Below are a few 'Beauty And The Beast' love quotes, wise quotes from the movie that you'll love.

48. "This is a small village, you know. Small minded as well. But small also means safe. Even back in Paris, I knew a girl like you who was so... ahead of her time. So different. People mocked her. Until the day they all found themselves imitating her."

- Maurice, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

49. "You should learn to control your temper!"

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

50. "Well, Master, I have had my doubts, but everything is moving like clockwork. True love really does win the day!"

- Cogsworth, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

51. "Beast: She's the daughter of a common thief. What kind of person do you think that makes her?

Mrs. Potts: Now you can't judge people by who their father is, now can you?"

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

52. "Can anyone be happy if they aren't free?"

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

53. "Belle: But he's cursed you somehow. Why? You did nothing.

Mrs. Potts: You're quite right there, dear. You see, when the master lost his mother and his cruel father took that sweet, innocent lad and twisted him up to be just like him, we did nothing."

-  'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

54. "How in the midst of all this sorrow can so much hope and love endure? / I was innocent and certain, Now I'm wiser but unsure."

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

55. "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, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

56. "Gaston: 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?

LeFou: Dignity?"

- 'Beauty and the Beast', 2017.

57. "Belle: Your library makes our small corner of the world feel big.

Père Robert: Bon Voyage."

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

58. "Belle: The villagers say that I'm a funny girl. But I'm not sure they mean it as a compliment.

Beast: I'm sorry. Your village sounds terrible."

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

59. "Love lives on inside our hearts, and always will."

- Maurice, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

60. "You are the wildest, most gorgeous thing I've ever seen! Nobody deserves you."

- Gaston, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

61. "Now I know she'll never leave me, even as she runs away / She will still torment me, calm me, hurt me, move me, come what may."

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

62. "Belle: They know how to have a good time.

Beast: Yes, but when I enter the room, the laughter dies.

Belle: Me too."

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

63. "How does a moment last forever? How can a story never die? It is love we must hold on to, never easy, but we try."

- Maurice, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

64. "Gaston: Look at her, LeFou. My future wife. Belle is the most beautiful girl in the village. That makes her the best.

LeFou: But she's so... well-read! And you're so... athletically inclined."

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

65. "I was the one who had it all, I was the master of my fate

I never needed anybody in my life, I learned the truth too late."

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

66. "Belle: What's your name?

Cogsworth: That is a hairbrush."

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

67. "Gaston: As a specimen, yes, I'm intimidating!

LeFou: My, what a guy, that Gaston!"

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

68. "No one's slick as Gaston, no one's quick as Gaston

No one's neck is incredibly thick as Gaston."

- LeFou, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

69. "Cogsworth: You know she will never love him.

Lumière: A broken clock is right two times a day, mon ami. But this is not one of those times."

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

70. "Belle: What are you reading?

Beast: Nothing.

Belle: "Guinevere and Lancelot."

Beast: Well, actually..." King Arthur and the Round Table." Knights, and men, and swords and things...

Belle: Still... It's a romance."

- 'Beauty And The Beast', 2017.

'Beauty And The Beast' Fairy Tale Book Quotes

The original fairy tale book was written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in 1740. These quotes below are from the book itself.

71. "How do we know … perhaps the dreadful fate which appears to await me conceals another as happy as this seems terrible?"

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

72. "I will go to find the Beast; too happy in being able to die in order to preserve the life of  him from whom I received mine."

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

73. "That as he had given his word, he would kill himself rather than fail to keep it."

- Narrator, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

74. "I cannot bear to think of it. I hesitate no longer; and I would rather expose myself without turning away from thy rage, than attempt a useless mode of escape, which my paternal love trembles to employ."

- Belle's father, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

75. "I care not for thy flattery, nor for the titles thou bestowest on me. I am not my Lord; I am The Beast; and thou shalt not escape the death thou deservest."

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

76. "Is it not enough that I kindly allowed thee to remain in my palace. Instead of feeling grateful, rash man, I find thee stealing my flowers! Thy insolence shall not remain unpunished."

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

77. "I shall increase my happiness in witnessing theirs."

- Belle's father, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

78. "Since you desire me to make some request, I beg you will bring me a Rose; I love that flower passionately, and since I have lived in this desert I have not had the pleasure of seeing one."

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

79. "In the midst of her greatest splendour, although distinguished by her merit, she was so handsome that she was called "The Beauty."

- Narrator, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

80. "But one can easily appeal from a judgement pronounced by jealousy."

- Narrator, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

'Beauty And The Beast' Series (1987) Quotes


It's an American TV show that started in 1987 and went on for three seasons. Below are a few quotes from the series that you'll love.

81. "Sometimes, events in our lives can show us what we've known all along."

- Vincent, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

82. "A life is measured by more than just years. A life in a cage...is no life at all."

- Vincent, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

83. "She speaks with her hands-a beautiful language ... trying to hear stolen sounds."

- Vincent, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

84. "Hard to keep secrets. First time is hardest. Gets easier. Gets better."

- Mouse, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

85. "It's so sad... to have a beginning and an end... and all the time in the middle empty."

- Catherine, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

86. "To leave a safe place and find your way among strangers is a difficult passage for anyone. Fear makes our enemies loom larger and larger."

- Vincent, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

87. "Sometimes your fear can keep you alive. You should listen to it more often."

- Vincent, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

88. "Secrets can get pretty heavy."

- Catherine, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

89. "Can you put a price tag on magic? The true value of great art lies in its ability to influence and enhance the quality of humanity."

- Elliot, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

90. "Things don't change...not on the street. You look into the houses and you can see what's inside. You see the lights, the Christmas tree, people talking and laughing...and, you get this cold feeling on the outside, like, you're never going to be the one who's in there."

- Lena, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

91. "The city had its own myths. We are so rational, so sophisticated, so cynical that we still need our gods and demons, our heroes and villains... Some terrible fierce creature who haunts the dark places: something with a face of a demon, the soul of an angel."

- Jason, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

92. "Darkness almost engulfed us, but our unity gave us strength. Our shared light showed us the truth. As we part for another year let us remember. Darkness is only the absence of light...and all winters end."

- Father, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

93. "Catherine: I owe you everything.

Vincent: You owe me nothing. I am a part of you, Catherine, just as you are a part of me. Wherever you go, wherever I am, I'm with you."

- Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

94. "Sometimes bad things happen in life and all our courage, and all our love can't change them, and then all we can do is cry for those we've lost, and remember them always in our hearts and go on."

- Vincent, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

95. "We're below the city, below the subways l … it's warm, and it's safe, and we have all the room we need. So we live here and we try to live as well as we can. And we try to take care of each other. It's our city down here."

- Vincent, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1987.

'Beauty And The Beast' Series (2012) Quotes

The series is a spin-off of the 1987 series. It takes up the story from the old series. These are a few quotes from the show that'll tell you the story.

95. "Cat: How do you always find me?

Vincent: I never stop looking."

- Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

96. "My mom was a scientist. She told me that wearing the necklace reminded her to respect the power of nature."

- Cat, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

97. "She risked her life. If she would do that for me, then imagine what she would do for her own daughters."

- Gabe, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

98. "You know, it's getting harder to remember the last time in my life anything felt normal."

- Cat, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

99. "Their love had to brave some pretty extraordinary situations. It's not easy lovin' someone like me."

- Gabe, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

100. "Memories aren't just playback. They trigger emotion, and emotion doesn't lie. It's real. It reveals who you were, who you are."

- Cat, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

101. "If we're really gonna figure out who we are together, we have to make sure we don't forget who we are separately along the way, too."

- Cat, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

102. "I know you're afraid. So am I. But you've got nothing to be ashamed of. Nothing to apologize for. You've got a great story to tell. Vincent Keller. War hero."

- Tori, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

103. "The yin and yang of love, that's a beautiful thing. I envy that."

- Liam, Season One, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

104. "I don't know Tori, this whole public thing. I thought maybe it would help stop the lying, but the truth is I'm lying about myself now more than I ever have."

- Vincent, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

105. "And, yes, I love her. Enough to let her be with someone who's worthy."

- Vincent, Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

106. "It's hard to be Dr. Jekyll when everybody keeps wanting Mr. Hyde."

- J. T., Season Two, 'Beauty And The Beast', 2012.

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

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<p>A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.</p>

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