Beauty and the Beast – Quotes
Narrator: Not to be deceived by appearances for beauty is from within.
Narrator: She had seen that there was no love in his heart.
Narrator: He fell into despair and lost all hope, for who could ever learn to love a beast?
Belle: Your library makes our small corner of the world feel big.
Gaston: That’s what makes Belle so appealing—she hasn’t made a fool of herself to gain my favor. What do you call that?
Gaston: Isn’t it attractive?!
Papa: I knew another she who was “odd,” ahead of her time. People mocked her… until the day they all found themselves imitating her.
Gaston to himself in the mirror: You are the wildest, most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. Not one deserves you, but at least our children will be beautiful.
Papa: He means forever—apparently that’s what happens around here if you pick a flower!
Belle: Forever can spare a minute!
Belle: Forget you?! Everything I am is because of you!
Beast: You took his place?
Belle: He’s my father!
Lumiere: Oh, you are very strong. This is a great quality!
Lumiere: You must forgive first impressions.
LeFou: You know there are other girls.
Gaston: No great hunter wastes his time on rabbits.
LeFou’s song: G-A-S-T…and I believe there’s another T…and I just realized I’m illiterate and I never had to spell it out loud before …GASTON!
Gaston: LeFou – You’re the best! How come no girl has snatched you up already?
LeFou: I’ve been told I’m clingy, but I really don’t get it.
Mrs. Potts: You can’t judge people by who their father is, can you?
Beast: If she doesn’t eat with me, she doesn’t eat at all!
Mrs. Potts: People say a lot of things in anger. It is our choice whether or not to listen.
LeFou: You really want to marry into this family?
Belle: He’s cursed you somehow?! Why?! You did nothing!
Mrs. Potts: [Exactly.] When the lad lost his mother and his cruel father twisted him up like that… we did nothing.
Beast’s song: How in the midst of so much sorrow can love and hope endure?
Beast: Your village sounds terrible!
Belle: Easy to remember, harder to move on, knowing the Paris of my childhood is gone.
Beast: I let her go. I had to.
Mrs. Potts: Because he loves her.
Beast: Can anybody be happy if they aren’t free?
LeFou: There’s a beast running loose, there’s no question, but I fear the wrong beast is unleashed.
Belle: Will you help me now?
Papa: It’s dangerous.
Belle: Yes, yes it is.
Gaston (?): You must be the talking tea cup and you must be his grandmother.
Mrs. Potts: Grandmother?!
LeFou: Gaston, help!
Gaston: Sorry, old friend. It’s hero time!
LeFou about changing sides in the battle: Well, I used to be on his side, but we’re on [bad terms] lately.
Mrs. Potts: You’re too good for him anyway.
Gaston: Don’t hurt me, beast!
Beast: I am not a beast.
Belle: I’ll never leave you again.
Beast: I am afraid it’s my turn to leave.
Mrs. Cogsworth: I’ve been so lonely!
Cogsworth: Turn back into a clock! Turn back into a clock!