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  • Belle: I want much more than this provincial life.


  • Belle: I want much more than this provincial life.
    Belle: I want adventure in the great, wide somewhere.


  • Mrs. Potts: What should we do, Master?
    Beast: It doesn't matter now. Just let them come.


  • Gaston: If I didn't know better, I'd think you had *feelings* for this monster.
    Belle: He's no monster, Gaston, *you* are!


  • Gaston: It's not right for a woman to read. Soon as she starts getting *ideas*, and *thinking*...


  • Gaston: Were you in love with her, Beast? Did you honestly think she'd want you when she had someone like me?


  • Beast: I wanna do something for her... but what?
    Cogsworth/Narrator: Well, there's the usual things: flowers... chocolates... promises you don't intend to keep...


  • Chip: Mama, there's a girl in the castle!
    Mrs. Potts: Now, Chip, I won't have you making up such stories. Now into the tub.
    Chip: But mama!
    Featherduster: Madame! There is a girl in the castle!
    Chip: See! I told you.


  • Beast: I'll show you to your room.
    Belle: My room? But I thought...
    Beast: Do you wanna stay in the tower?
    Belle: No.
    Beast: Then follow me.


  • Gaston: 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: How can you read this? There's no pictures!
    Belle: Well, some people use their imagination.


  • Lumiere: Ma chere 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.


  • Gaston: Were you in love with her, Beast? Did you honestly think she'd want you when she had someone like me?


  • Chip: Do I still have to sleep in the cupboard?


  • Belle: Gaston, you are positively primeval.
    Gaston: Why thank you, Belle. What would you say if you and I took a walk over to the tavern and took a look at my trophies?
    Belle: Maybe some other time.


  • Belle: Gaston, I'm-I'm speechless. I really don't know what to say.
    Gaston: Say you'll marry me!
    Belle: I'm very sorry, Gaston... but... but I just don't deserve you!


  • Mrs. Potts: Tale as old as time true as it can be. Barely even friends then somebody bends unexpectedly.


  • Maurice: (waves goodbye to Belle as he and Phillipe head through the forest to the beast's castle) Goodbye, Belle.
    Maurice: Goodbye, Belle.


  • Chip: What's there, Mama?
    Mrs. Potts: Shhh. I'll tell you when you're older.
    Mrs. Potts: (kisses Chip on the cheek)


  • Lumiere: (about Belle) She's not a prisoner, she's our guest?
    Lumiere: She's not a prisoner, she's our guest?


  • Monsieur D'Arque: So you want me to throw her into the asylum, unless she agrees to marry you? Oh that is despicable (Laughs evilly) I LOVE IT!
    Monsieur D'Arque: So you want me to throw her into the asylum, unless she agrees to marry you? Oh that is despicable [laughs evilly] I LOVE IT!


  • Beast: THAT HURTS!!
    Belle: If you hadn't hold still, it wouldn't have hurt as much.
    Beast: Well, if you hadn't have run away, this wouldn't have happened.
    Belle: If you hadn't frightened me, I wouldn't have run away!
    Beast: (Beat) Well YOU shouldn't have known better than going into the west wing!
    Beast: [beat] Well YOU shouldn't have known better than going into the west wing!
    Belle: Well you should learn to control your temper!


  • Lumiere: Oh, master, you look so...so
    Lumiere: Oh, you look so... so...
    Beast: Stupid
    Beast: [fur done up in curls and bows] Stupid.


  • Gaston: She's in love with the beast!


  • Cogsworth/Narrator: "Flowers, chocolates, promises you don't intend to keep"
    Cogsworth/Narrator: Flowers, chocolates, promises you don't intend to keep.


  • Belle: [Singing] "There may be something there that wasn't there before."
    Belle: [singing] There may be something there that wasn't there before.


  • Gaston: It's not right for a woman to read! Soon she starts getting ideas, thinking...
    Belle: Gaston, you are simply primeval.
    Gaston: Why thank you!


  • Belle: no line....Belle picks up bowl and slurps it like the Beast......PRICELESS!
    Belle: No line... Belle picks up bowl and slurps it like the Beast... PRICELESS!


  • Cogsworth/Narrator: (watching the Beast drinking tea from Chip the cup) No... tea... no... tea...
    Cogsworth/Narrator: [watching the Beast drinking tea from Chip the cup] No... tea... no... tea...


  • Monsieur D'Arque: So you want me to throw her father into the asylum unless she agrees to marry you?
    Le Fou: (nods yes)
    Monsieur D'Arque: Oh that is despicable, he he he he, I LOVE IT!


  • Beast: "I've never felt this way about anyone...I want to do something for her! But what?
    Beast: I've never felt this way about anyone... I want to do something for her! But what?
    Cogsworth/Narrator: "Oh there's the usual, [counting off on hand] flowers, chocolates, promises you don't intend to keep..."
    Cogsworth/Narrator: Oh there's the usual, [counting off on hand] flowers, chocolates, promises you don't intend to keep...


  • Bimbette: What's wrong with her?
    Bimbette: She's crazy!
    Bimbette: He's gorgeous!


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


  • Wardrobe: I'll wear lipstick and rouge and I won't be so huge. Why, I'll easily fit through that door. I'll exude savior-faire, I'll wear gowns, I'll have hair. It's my prayer to be human again
    Wardrobe: I'll wear lipstick and rouge and I won't be so huge. Why, I'll easily fit through that door. I'll exude savior-faire, I'll wear gowns, I'll have hair. It's my prayer to be human again.


  • Belle: By the way, thank you, for saving my life.
    Beast: You're welcome.


  • Beast: [roars loudly] That hurts!
    Belle: If you'd hold still it wouldn't hurt as much!
    Beast: If you hadn't run away, this wouldn't have happened.
    Belle: If you hadn't frightened me I wouldn't have run away.
    Beast: [hesitates a bit] Well, you shouldn't have been in the west wing.
    Belle: Well you should learn to control your temper!


  • Gaston: We'll have 6 or 7.
    Belle: Dogs?
    Gaston: No, Belle. Strapping boys like me.
    Belle: Imagine that.


  • Beast: You.. you came back
    Belle: Of course I came back. I couldn't let them.. oh, this is all my fault if only I'd gotten here sooner.
    Beast: Maybe... it's better - it's better this way.
    Belle: Don't talk like that. You'll be all right. We're together now. Everything's going to be fine, you'll see.
    Beast: At-at least... I got to see you... one last time.


  • Chip: Do I still have to sleep in the cupboard?


  • Gaston: We'll only have five or six.
    Belle: Dogs?
    Gaston: No, strapping boys, like me!


  • Beast: If she doesn't eat with me, she doesn't eat at all!
    Beast: If she doesn't eat with me, then she doesn't eat at all!


  • Beast: You can't stay there forever!
    Belle: Yes, I can!
    Beast: Fine! Then go ahead and STARVE!


  • Cogsworth/Narrator: Please, attempt to be a gentleman.
    Beast: But she's being so difficult!


  • Beast: I'll show you to your room.
    Belle: My room? But I thought-
    Belle: My room? But I thought...
    Beast: You wanna stay in the dungeon?
    Belle: No.
    Beast: Then follow me.


  • Cogsworth/Narrator: [mocking Lumiere's accent] Sit in the master's chair! Serve him tea! Pet the pooch!


  • Lumiere: It's a girl!
    Cogsworth/Narrator: [unhappily] I know it's a girl!


  • Belle: I'm very sorry, Gaston, but [reaches for the door] I just don't deserve you! [opens the door]
    Gaston: [falls out and lands in mud]


  • Le Fou: That crazy old loon? He needs all the help he can get!
    Gaston: *laughs*
    Gaston: [laughs]
    Belle: Don't talk about my father that way!
    Gaston: Yeah, don't talk about her father that way! *hits Le Fou*
    Gaston: Yeah, don't talk about her father that way! [hits Le Fou]


  • Belle: Gaston, you are positively primeval.
    Gaston: Why, thank you, Belle!


  • Gaston: How can you read this? There's no pictures!


  • Cogsworth/Narrator: I'm not seeing this, I'm not seeing this! [covers eyes]


  • Chip: His mustache tickles, mama!


  • Gaston: Le Fou, I'm afraid I've been thinking....
    Gaston: Le Fou, I'm afraid I've been thinking...
    Le Fou: A dangerous pastime!
    Gaston: I know.


  • Narrator: "Tales as old as time song as old as rhyme Beauty and the Beast" - Ms. Potts
    Mrs. Potts: Tales as old as time, song as old as rhyme, Beauty and the Beast.


  • Narrator: I'm just fooling myself, she'll never see me as anything... but a monster. - The Beast
    Beast: I'm just fooling myself, she'll never see me as anything... but a monster.


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