“Ever After” quotes

Movie Ever After
Title Ever After
Original title EverAfter
Year 1998
Director Andy Tennant
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
All actors – Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott, Patrick Godfrey, Megan Dodds, Melanie Lynskey, Timothy West, Judy Parfitt, Jeroen Krabbé, Lee Ingleby, Kate Lansbury, Matyelok Gibbs, Walter Sparrow, Jeanne Moreau, Anna Maguire, Richard O'Brien, Peter Gunn, Joerg Stadler, Andy Henderson, Toby Jones, Virginia García, Al Ashton, Mark Lewis, Howard Attfield, Ricki Cuttell, Ricardo Cruz, John Walters, Elizabeth Earl, Alex Pooley, Janet Henfrey, Ursula Jones, Amanda Walker, Rupam Maxwell, Tony Doyle, Christian Marc, Elvira Stevenson, Erick Awanzino, Susan Field, François Velter, Dominic Rols, Jean-Pierre Mazieres
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  • “- Prince Henry: You swim alone, climb rocks, rescue servants, is there anything you don't do?
    - Danielle: Fly!”

    Dougray Scott - Prince Henry
    Drew Barrymore - Danielle
    [Tag:flying, inability]
  • “- Prince Henry: Mother, Father, I want to build a university, with the largest library on the continent, where anyone can study, no matter their station!
    - King Francis: All right... who are you... and what have you done with my son?
    - Prince Henry: [laughs] Oh, and I want to invite the gypsies to the ball!”

    Dougray Scott - Prince Henry
    Timothy West - King Francis
  • “If you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners corrupted from infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded, sire, but that you first make thieves and then punish them?”
    Drew Barrymore - Danielle
  • “Nothing is final 'til you're dead, and even then, I'm sure God negotiates.”
    Anjelica Huston - Rodmilla
    [Tag:death, god]
  • “- Young Gustave: You look like a girl!
    - Young Danielle: That's what I am, half-wit!
    - Young Gustave: Yeah, but today you look it.
    - Young Danielle: Boy or girl, I can still whip you!”

    Ricki Cuttell - Young Gustave
    Anna Maguire - Young Danielle
  • “- Leonardo: I know that a life without love is no life at all.
    - Prince Henry: And love without trust? What of that?”

    Patrick Godfrey - Leonardo
    Dougray Scott - Prince Henry
    [Tag:life, love, trust]
  • “- Prince Henry: How can you be certain to find them? And if you do find them, are they really the one for you or do you only think they are? And what happens if the person you're supposed to be with never appears, or, or she does, but you're too distracted to notice?
    - Leonardo: You learn to pay attention.
    - Prince Henry: Then let's say God puts...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Dougray Scott - Prince Henry
    Patrick Godfrey - Leonardo
  • “- Rodmilla: Marguerite, precious, what do I always say about tone?
    - Jacqueline: A lady of breeding ought never to raise her voice any louder than the... gentle hum of a whisper in the wind.
    - Rodmilla: Jacqueline, dear, do not speak unless you can improve the silence.”

    Anjelica Huston - Rodmilla
    Melanie Lynskey - Jacqueline
  • “- Louise: Why, that was pure genius!
    - Leonardo: Yes! I shall go down in history as the man who opened a door!”

    Matyelok Gibbs - Louise
    Patrick Godfrey - Leonardo
    [Tag:fame, genius, history]
  • “- Danielle: Signore, my name is Danielle de Barbarac, and I am but a servant.
    - Leonardo: Yes, and I'm the bastard son of a peasant. What does that have to do with anything?”

    Drew Barrymore - Danielle
    Patrick Godfrey - Leonardo
  • “I kneel before you not as a prince, but as a man in love... But I would feel like a king if you, Danielle de Barbarac, would be my wife.”
    Dougray Scott - Prince Henry
    [Tag:love, proposals]
  • “- Prince Henry: Nicole, do you know the ruins at Amboise?
    - Danielle: Yes.
    - Prince Henry: I often go there to be alone. Would you meet me there tomorrow?
    - Danielle: I shall try.
    - Prince Henry: Then I shall wait all day.”

    Dougray Scott - Prince Henry
    Drew Barrymore - Danielle
    [Tag:date, waiting]
  • “- Prince Henry: You're looking well, Marguerite.
    - Marguerite: You're welcome to look, Your Highness.”

    Dougray Scott - Prince Henry
    Megan Dodds - Marguerite
  • “A bird may love a fish, signore, but where will they live?”
    Drew Barrymore - Danielle
  • “- Prince Henry: Where are your attendants?
    - Danielle: I... decided to give them the day off.
    - Prince Henry: [incredulously] A day off? From what, life?
    - Danielle: Don't you ever tire of having people wait on you all the time?
    - Prince Henry: Well, yes, but... they're servants, it's what they do.”

    Dougray Scott - Prince Henry
    Drew Barrymore - Danielle
    [Tag:job, servants]
  • “Some people read because they cannot think for themselves.”
    Anjelica Huston - Rodmilla
    [Tag:reading, thinking]
  • “- Leonardo: Come, let's see these paintings of yours.
    - Gustave: Now?
    - Leonardo: When you're as old as I am, son, now is all you've got.”

    Patrick Godfrey - Leonardo
    Lee Ingleby - Gustave
    [Tag:old age, present]
  • “You cannot leave everything to fate, boy. She's got a lot to do. Sometimes you must give her a hand.”
    Patrick Godfrey - Leonardo
    [Tag:fate, helping]