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Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Quotes

  • Corpse Bride: Pardon my enthusiasm.
    Victor Van Dort: I like your enthusiasm.


  • Barkis Bittern: I was betrothed, once along time ago but tragedy bestowed my love.


  • Finis Everglot: Everything will go as planned she will marry
    Finis Everglot: Everything will go as planned she will marry.


  • Victoria Everglot: No i'm telling the truth. Victor needs my help.


  • Victoria Everglot: Its Victor, he's married a corpse. A corpse bride.


  • Pastor Galswells: What on earth are you speaking about?


  • Victoria Everglot: It's true, Victor married a dead woman! I saw her. We need to save him.


  • Victor Van Dort: With this hand...I will take your wine...no...


  • Bonejangles: What a story it is. A tragic tale of romance, passion, and murder most foul.


  • Finis Everglot: [Bonejangles creeps up behind Finnis; his eye falls into Finnis' bowl] There's an eye in me soup.


  • Bonejangles: Die, die, we all pass away. Don't wear a frown 'cause it's really okay. You might try and hide, and you might and pray, but we all end up the remains of the day.


  • Maggot: Excuse me. You don't know me, but I used to live in your dead mother.


  • Corpse Bride: You're married to me! She's the other woman!


  • Corpse Bride: If I touch a burning candle, I can feel no pain. In the ice or in the sun, it's all the same. Yet I feel my heart is aching. Though it doesn't beat, it's breaking. And the pain here that I feel, try and tell me it's not real. I know that I dead, yet it seems that I still have some tears to shed.


  • Corpse Bride: I spent so long in the darkness....I'd almost forgotten how beautiful the moonlight is!
    Corpse Bride: I spent so long in the darkness... I'd almost forgotten how beautiful the moonlight is!


  • Maggot: If I hadn't just been sitting in it, I'd say you've lost your mind.


  • Victoria Everglot: Oh, Hildegarde, what if....what if Victor and I don't....like each other?
    Maudeline Everglot: Ha! As if that has anything to do with marriage. Do you suppose your father and I "like" each other?
    Victoria Everglot: Surely you must, a little....
    Maudeline Everglot: Of course not!
    Finis Everglot: Of course not!
    Maudeline Everglot: Get those corsets laced properly. I can hear you speak without gasping.


  • Finis Everglot: Marvelous news, Victoria, there'll be a wedding after all.
    Victoria Everglot: You found him?
    Maudeline Everglot: Make haste, my dear, our relatives will arrive at any moment. We must have you looking presentable for Lord Barkis.
    Victoria Everglot: Lord Barkis?
    Maudeline Everglot: He will make a fine husband.
    Finis Everglot: Aye. A fortuitous turn of events indeed.
    Maudeline Everglot: A far better prospect this time.
    Victoria Everglot: But I do not love him. You cannot make me do this!
    Finis Everglot: We must.
    Victoria Everglot: Please, I beg of you! There must be another way!
    Finis Everglot: Without your marriage to Lord Barkis, we shall be forced penniless into the street. We are destitute.
    Victoria Everglot: But...Victor....
    Maudeline Everglot: Victor Van Dort is gone, child.
    Finis Everglot: You shall marry Lord Barkis tomorrow. *with Maudeline* According to plan!


  • Victor Van Dort: Victoria!
    Victoria Everglot: Victor? I'm so happy to see you!! Here, come by the fire. Where have you been? Are you all right?
    Victor Van Dort: I....I...oh, dear.
    Victoria Everglot: You're as cold as death! What's happened to you? Your coat!
    Victor Van Dort: Victoria, I confess. This morning I was...terrified of marriage. But then, on meeting you, I....felt I should be with you always, and that out wedding could not come soon enough!
    Victoria Everglot: Victor....I feel the same....
    Victor Van Dort: Victoria, I s-s... I seem to find myself married. And you should know it's unexpected!
    Corpse Bride: My darling, I just wanted to meet.....darling! Who's this?
    Victoria Everglot: Who is she?!
    Corpse Bride: I'm his wife.
    Victoria Everglot: Victor?
    Victor Van Dort: Victoria, wait, you don't understand. She's dead. Look!
    Corpse Bride: Hopscotch!
    Victor Van Dort: No, no! VICTORIAAAAA!!


  • Victor Van Dort: Victoria?
    Victoria Everglot: *hugs Victor* Oh, Victor...I never thought I'd see you again....
    Victoria Everglot: [hugs Victor] Oh, Victor... I never thought I'd see you again...


  • Barkis Bittern: *crawls out from underneath table, after all the dead people interrupt the wedding reception* That's it. We're going to take whatever money we can and get out of here.
    Barkis Bittern: [crawls out from underneath table, after all the dead people interrupt the wedding reception] That's it. We're going to take whatever money we can and get out of here.
    Victoria Everglot: Money? What money?
    Barkis Bittern: Your dowry. It's my right!
    Victoria Everglot: My parents don't have any money. It's my marriage to you that will save them from the poorhouse.
    Barkis Bittern: The....the poorhouse?! *grabs and shakes Victoria* You're lying. It isn't true. Tell me that you're lying!!
    Barkis Bittern: The....the poorhouse?! [grabs and shakes Victoria] You're lying. It isn't true. Tell me that you're lying!!
    Victoria Everglot: Did things not go according to your plan, Lord Barkis? *squirms out of Barkis's arms* Well, perhaps in dissapointment we are perfectly matched!
    Victoria Everglot: Did things not go according to your plan, Lord Barkis? [squirms out of Barkis's arms] Well, perhaps in dissapointment we are perfectly matched!


  • Victoria Everglot: (To Victor, after he calls her "Miss Everglot) Perhaps, in view of the circumstances...you could call me Victoria. *smiles*
    Victoria Everglot: [to Victor, after he calls her Miss Everglot ] Perhaps, in view of the circumstances...you could call me Victoria. *smiles*


  • Mrs. Plum: New arrival!


  • Nell Van Dort/Hildegarde: It's a beautiful day!
    William Van Dort: It's a rather nice day.
    Nell Van Dort/Hildegarde: A day for a glorious wedding!
    William Van Dort: A rehearsal, my dear, to be perfectly clear.
    Nell Van Dort/Hildegarde: A rehearsal for a glorious wedding!


  • Victor Van Dort: I've got a... I've got a dwarf, and I'm not afraid to use him!


  • Victor Van Dort: Don't you understand? You're the other woman.
    Corpse Bride: No! You're married to me! She's the other woman! *cries*


  • Barkis Bittern: But first! A toast, to Emily. Always the bridesmaid, never the bride! Tell me my dear, can a heart still break once it's stopped beating?


  • Corpse Bride: I've spent so long in the darkness, I'd almost forgotten how beautiful the moonlight is.


  • Corpse Bride: I was a bride. My dreams were taken from me. But now - now I've stolen them from someone else. I love you, Victor, but you are not mine.


  • Corpse Bride: Isn't the view beautiful? It takes my breath away. Well, it would if I had any.


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