60 of the Most Magical Cinderella Quotes

Cinderella Quotes

Cinderella hasn’t always been as we all know her, in fact her story was first told in around the 17th century and was a much darker tale. There are around 500 different versions of the Cinderella tale, just in Europe! The Disney ‘Cinderella’ movie is what Cinderella is commonly associated with, and that movie came out in 1950. In short, ‘Cinderella’ is a tale of a girl that is a maid to her stepmother and step sisters, gains a fairy godmother to attend a Royal Ball and falls in love with the prince.

There are many different versions and movies of the Cinderella story including: ‘Cinderella’ (Starring Brandy Norwood 1997), ‘A Cinderella Story’ (Starring Hilary Duff, 2004), ‘Another Cinderella Story’ (Starring Selena Gomez, 2008), ‘Ella Enchanted’ (Starring Anne Hathaway, 2004), and ‘A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish’ (Starring Laura Marano, 2019). Disney also released sequels ‘Cinderella II: Dreams Come True’ (2002), ‘Cinderella III: A Twist in Time’ (2007) and a live-action movie ‘Cinderella’ (Starring Lily James, 2015).

Through many of these Cinderella tales, Cinderella almost always has the same loving, kind and compassionate nature that she had in ‘Cinderella’ (1950).

We have assembled the best lines from Cinderella…enjoy and we hope they transport you to happy childhood memories.

Cinderella Quotes

  1. “Run. Quickly, my friend, or they’ll catch you. Go!” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  2. “Your majesty, I am not a princess, I have no carriage, no parents, no dowry. I do not even know if that beautiful slipper will even fit. But, if it does, will you take me for who I am, an honest country girl who loves you.” – Ella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  3. “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.” – Cinderella, ‘Cinderella’ (1997)
  4. “So I’ll trust my heart, what else can I do? I can’t live in dreams if my dreams are to come true.” – Cinderella
  5. “There happens to be goodness where there is some sort of kindness. Magic will only be there where goodness persists.” – Cinderella
  6. “How very pleasant. No cats, and no stepsisters.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  7. “Oh, it’s a beautiful dress! Did you ever see such a beautiful dress? And look! Glass slippers. Why, it’s like a dream. A wonderful dream come true!” – Cinderella
  8. “Perhaps the greatest risk any of us will ever take is to be seen as we really are.” – Cinderella
  9. “’Cause if you tell a wish, it won’t come true.” – Cinderella
  10. “Although I know that it is not an easy thing, we must try to get along with each other. And this is undoubtedly going to include you as well.” – Cinderella
  11. “Just because it’s done doesn’t mean what should be done.” – Ella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  12. “Am I making believe 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?” – Cinderella, ‘Cinderella’ (1997)
  13. “I have to leave. It’s hard to explain. Lizards and pumpkins and… things.” – Cinderella
  14. “However, similar to all dreams, I am scared that this is not going to last for eternity.” – Cinderella
  15. “You have never been… and you never will be my mother.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  16. “Oh, that clock. Old killjoy.” – Cinderella
  17. “Kindness is free.” – Ella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  18. “Why? Why is this so hard for you to imagine?” – Cinderella, ‘Cinderella’ (1997)
  19. “It does not matter how much you are grieving. Your dream is going to become a reality in case you go on believing.” – Cinderella
  20. “[to her prince] My father’s house was a nightmare; your house was a dream. Now I want something in between.” – Cinderella, ‘Into the Woods’ (2014)
  21. “I forgive you.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  22. “Well, there’s one thing: they can’t order me to stop dreaming.” – Cinderella
  23. “Have courage and be kind.” – Ella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  24. “It would not have been possible for me to be here in case you would have lost all faith. And I am right here!” – Cinderella
  25. “I doubt he has any idea how a girl should be treated.” – Cinderella, ‘Cinderella’ (1997)
  26. “No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true.” – Cinderella
  27. “I’m sorry, mother. I’m sorry. I know I said I’d have courage but I don’t. Not anymore. I don’t believe anymore.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  28. “It is a little snug. But it’ll have to do! Now, for a name. I’ve got one. Octavius. But for short, we’ll call you Gus.” – Cinderella
  29. “Lavender’s blue dilly dilly lavender’s green When I am king dilly dilly you will be queen.” – Ella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  30. “By love it is meant that couples meet with one another under the best situations.” – Cinderella
  31. “No, like a person, with kindness and respect.” – Cinderella, ‘Cinderella’ (1997)
  32. “So this is love, So this is what makes life divine.” – Cinderella
  33. “I’m a girl, men go mad for love’s a game I can play with a cool and confident kind of air.” – Cinderella, ‘Cinderella’ (1957)
  34. “I’m sorry if your highness objects to an early breakfast. It’s certainly not my idea to feed you first—it’s orders.” – Cinderella
  35. “I am really sorry in case your highness does not have any objection to an early breakfast. It is definitely not my concept to feed you at first, it is actually the orders.” – Cinderella
  36. “I’ve never been painted in a portrait.” – Ella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  37. “A dream is a wish your heart makes when you’re fast asleep. In dreams you will lose your heartaches. Whatever you wish for, you keep. Have faith in your dreams, and someday, your rainbow will come smiling through.” – Cinderella
  38. “I was not able to protect my father from you, but I will protect the Prince and the kingdom, no matter what becomes of me.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  39. “So if you don’t want to lose a nice, warm bed, you’d better get rid of those dreams. Know how? Just learn to like cats!” – Cinderella
  40. “Hello. What are you thinking you are doing? Allow them to have their own share. We do not want you to suffer from an upset stomach.” – Cinderella
  41. “No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true.” – Cinderella
  42. “Well, serves you right, spoiling people’s best dreams.” – Cinderella
  43. “I know it isn’t easy, but at least we should try to get along together. And that includes you, your majesty.” – Cinderella
  44. “Well, look who’s having a party of their own! Jacqueline, Teddy, Matilda, greedy Gus Gus.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  45. “Well, there’s one thing: they can’t order me to stop dreaming.” – Cinderella
  46. “In dreams, you will lose your heartaches.” – Cinderella
  47. “After all, I’m still a member of the family. And it says, ‘By royal command, every eligible maiden is to attend.’” – Cinderella
  48. “Oh, you are not a mouse of the garden but a mouse of the house. Right Jacqueline? And you should not eat the food of Mr. Goose.” – Cinderella
  49. “What, yes what do you think you’re up to, Lucifer? Jacqueline is my guest and eating your guests is not allowed. Go on now, you have plenty of cat food to keep you happy.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  50. “So I’ll trust my heart, what else can I do? I can’t live in dreams if my dreams are to come true.” – Cinderella
  51. “If there’s any chance to set things right, I simply got to try.” – Cinderella
  52. “What’s a royal ball? After all, I suppose it would be frightfully dull, and boring, and completely … completely wonderful.” – Cinderella
  53. “Well, you’ll have to take it with you on your way and think of me when you look at it. And when you bring it back, it means that you’ll be with it. And that’s what I really want. For you to come back, no matter what.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  54. “Mr. Lizard, I’m scared. I’m only a girl, not a princess.” – Cinderella
  55. “Oh, I took a walk in the rain to cheer myself up.” – Cinderella
  56. “Oh, it’s a beautiful dress! Did you ever see such a beautiful dress? And look! Glass slippers. Why, it’s like a dream. A wonderful dream come true.” – Cinderella
  57. “Oh, my bedroom’s the biggest beside yours and fathers. Perhaps they’d like to share it.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  58. “What’s a royal ball? After all, I suppose it would be frightfully dull, and boring, and completely … completely wonderful.” – Cinderella
  59. “They don’t exist. They’re just made up for children.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)
  60. “Oh, yes. I believe that animals listen and speak to us if we only have the ear for it. That’s how we learn to look after them.” – Cinderella, ‘Disney Cinderella’ (2015)

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Cinderella Video – A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

This short clip is from one of the most iconic songs from the original Disney version of Cinderella.

We promise it will remind you of the original and transport you to your childhood.

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Summary

Even though there are many ways to tell the tale, Cinderella is a well loved character. She is courageous, enchanting, beautiful, and graceful. Cinderella is definitely what someone thinks of when they think of a princess.

She is also inspiring because she fights her stepmother and stepsisters for her one chance at true happiness. You can use these quotes as wall decorations, send them to friends, or use them to inspire yourself to be more of the princess that everyone loves.

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