“Cinderella” quotes

Movie Cinderella
Title Cinderella
Year 1997
Director Robert Iscove
Genre Musical, Romance, Family, Fantasy
All actors – Brandy Norwood, Bernadette Peters, Veanne Cox, Natalie Desselle Reid, Paolo Montalban, Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, Victor Garber, Whitney Houston, Michael Haynes, Scott Fowler, Noel Peters
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  • “Impossible, for a plain yellow pumpkin to become a golden carriage. Impossible for a plain country pumpkin and a prince to join in marriage. A slipper made of glass is just a shoe and dreamers never make the dream come true. Impossible.”
    Whitney Houston - Fairy Godmother
  • “- Fairy Godmother: Do you really think he fell in love with your fancy gown and your pretty braids?
    - Cinderella: I don't know anymore and if you hadn't help me.
    - Fairy Godmother: You didn't need my help. You just thought you did. Believe in yourself and trust him to love you as you really are.”

    Whitney Houston - Fairy Godmother
    Brandy Norwood - Cinderella
  • “Don't cling to the past Cinderella. It's not very attractive.”
    Bernadette Peters - Cinderella's Stepmother
  • “I see in you a man too perfect to be really true. Do I want you because you're wonderful? Or are you wonderful because I want you?”

    Brandy Norwood - Cinderella
    [Tag:beauty, flirting, men]
  • “- Queen Constantina: We're just planning a little get together, nothing fancy. Just family, a few close friends and all the eligible young women in the kingdom.
    - Prince Christopher: Mother.
    - Queen Constantina: We're only talking four or five hundred at the most.”

    Whoopi Goldberg - Queen Constantina
    Paolo Montalban - Prince Christopher
    [Tag:mother, party, people]
  • “- Lionel: Are there any other young women in the house?
    - Cinderella's Stepmother: How young?
    - Lionel: Younger than you.”

    Jason Alexander - Lionel
    Bernadette Peters - Cinderella's Stepmother
    [Tag:age, women]
  • “- Lionel: Don't worry your majesties he'll meet someone tonight. I can feel it in my bones.
    - Queen Constantina: You'll feel it in your bones if he doesn't.”

    Jason Alexander - Lionel
    Whoopi Goldberg - Queen Constantina
    [Tag:meeting, son, women]
  • “- Cinderella: I doubt he has any idea how a girl should be treated.
    - Prince Christopher: Like a princess, I suppose.
    - Cinderella: No, like a person, with kindness and respect.”

    Brandy Norwood - Cinderella
    Paolo Montalban - Prince Christopher
  • “Falling in love with love is falling for make-believe. Falling in love with love is playing the fool. Caring too much is such a juvenile fancy. Learning to trust is just for children in school.”
    Bernadette Peters - Cinderella's Stepmother
  • “The world is full of zanies and fools who don't believe in sensible rules and won't believe what sensible people say. Keep building up impossible hopes. Things are happening everyday.”
    Whitney Houston - Fairy Godmother
    [Tag:belief, changing, hope]
  • “Because you're common, Cinderella. Your mother was common and so are you. Only you can wash your face and put on a cleandress, but underneath, you'll still be common. But a prince would even consider taking you for his bride? Why, it's laughable!”
    Bernadette Peters - Cinderella's Stepmother
  • “- Minerva: Did you ever see such a lazy girl in your life?
    - Calliope: Who are you calling lazy?
    - Minerva: Not you, stupid, Cinderella!
    - Calliope: Oh. Who are you calling stupid?”

    Natalie Desselle Reid - Minerva
    Veanne Cox - Calliope
  • “Beauty knows no pain, girls!”
    Bernadette Peters - Cinderella's Stepmother
    [Tag:beauty, pain]
  • “The sweetest sounds I'll ever hear are still inside my head. The kindest words I'll ever know are waiting to be said. The most entrancing sight of all is yet for me to see and the dearest love in all the world is waiting somewhere for me.”
    Brandy Norwood - Cinderella
    [Tag:love, waiting, words]
  • “- Cinderella: But shouldn't a man love you for who you are, in spite of everything?
    - Cinderella's Stepmother: How quaint. Tell me, Cinderella, What would you say to capture the prince?
    - Cinderella: I don't know. But whatever I'd say, we'd know in an instant we were meant for each other. Then he'd smile, and kiss my hand.”

    Brandy Norwood - Cinderella
    Bernadette Peters - Cinderella's Stepmother
  • “- Queen Constantina: Chris you've been up all night. Come have something to eat.
    - Prince Christopher: I can't. I can't eat or rest until I've found her again.”

    Whoopi Goldberg - Queen Constantina
    Paolo Montalban - Prince Christopher
    [Tag:eating, love, meeting]
  • “- Lionel: You know, I honestly wish there was something between us.
    - Cinderella's Stepmother: Really?
    - Lionel: Yes. A continent.”

    Jason Alexander - Lionel
    Bernadette Peters - Cinderella's Stepmother
  • “- Queen Constantina: So many beautiful girls! He'll meet someone tonight.
    - King Maximillian: And if he doesn't?
    - Queen Constantina: This ball will never end!”

    Whoopi Goldberg - Queen Constantina
    Victor Garber - King Maximillian