30 Romantic Quotes From 'The Princess Bride'

Westley defending Princess Buttercup in the woods in 'The Princess Bride'
The Princess Bride via 20th Century Fox


Read Through These The Princess Bride Quotes Then Be Prepared to Die

Name a movie more beloved than The Princess Bride. You can't, because it would be inconceivable to do so.

The '80s flick isn't disliked by a single soul. We dare you to name one person who doesn't find this masterpiece even the least bit enjoyable. Jokes on you, because you won't ever be able to find them.

From the characters to the story, everything about The Princess Bride is miraculous, especially the hilarious and moving dialogue. The script is flawless from beginning to end.

We rounded up some of our favorite quotes from the movie to prove just that. Read through them all now!

Best The Princess Bride Quotes

  • "There are a shortage of perfect breast in the world it be a pity to damage yours." -Westley

  • "You can't hurt me. Westley and I are joined by the bonds of love. And you cannot track that, not with a thousand bloodhounds, and you cannot break it, not with a thousand swords." -Buttercup

  • "Death cannot stop true love, all it can do is delay it for a while." -Westley

  • "You've fallen for one of the two classic blunders! The first being never get involved in a land war in Asia but only slightly lesser known: never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line!" -Vizzini

  • "Anybody want a peanut?" -Fezzik

  • "Turns out your friend here is only mostly dead. See, mostly dead is still slightly alive." -Miracle Max

  • "Your true love lives. And you marry another. True Love saved her in the Fire Swamp, and she treated it like garbage. And that's what she is, the Queen of Refuse. So bow down to her if you want, bow to her. Bow to the Queen of Slime, the Queen of Filth, the Queen of Putrescence. Boo. Boo. Rubbish. Filth. Slime. Muck. Boo. Boo. Boo." -The Anciet Booer

  • "Hold it, hold it! What is this? Are you trying to trick me? Is this a kissing book?" -The Grandson

  • "Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something." -Westley

  • "Who says life is fair? Where is that written?" -Grandpa

Famous The Princess Bride Quotes

  • "Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." -Inigo Montoya

  • "As you wish." -Westley

  • "Inconceivable!" -Vizzini

  • "You seem a decent fellow, I hate to kill you." -Inigo Montoya

  • "I will never love again." -Buttercup

  • "You're trying to kidnap what I've rightfully stolen?" -Vizzini

  • "Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder today. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam. And wuv, tru wuv, will fowow you foweva. So tweasure your wuv." -The Impressive Clergyman

  • "Because you've always been so kind to me, and I'll never see you again, because I'm killing myself as soon as we reach the bridal suite." -Buttercup

  • "The rodents of unusual size? I don't believe they exist." -Westley

  • "Stop those rhymes now, and I mean it!" -Vizzini

Funny The Princess Bride Quotes

  • "You keep using that word, I don't think you know what it means." -Inigo Montoya

  • "You rush a miracle, you get rotten miracles." -Miracle Max

  • "We face each other as God intended. Sportsmanlike. No tricks, no weapons, skill against skill alone. " -Fezzik

  • "Tyrone, you know how much I love watching you work, but I've got my country's 500th anniversary to plan, my wedding to arrange, my wife to murder and Guilder to frame for it; I'm swamped." -Prince Humperdinck

  • "I'm not a witch I'm your wife. But after what you just said I'm not even sure I want to be that anymore." -Valerie

  • "I just work for Vizzini to pay the bills. There's not a lot of money in revenge." -Inigo Montoya

  • "I'll explain and I'll use small words so you'll be sure to understand, you warthog faced buffoon." -Westley

  • "There is nothing better than true love in the whole world. Except a nice MLT. Mutton, lettuce, and tomato when the mutton is nice and lean and the lettuce is nice and crisp. Ohhh you can't beat it." -Miracle Max

  • "Fezzik, you did something right." -Inigo Montoya

  • "I just want you to feel you're doing well. I hate for people to die embarrassed." -Fezzik

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