The Princess Bride Quotes by William Goldman
The Princess Bride Quotes
Westly and Buttercup in "The Princess Bride. Since its release, Buttercup and Westley's love story has cemented itself into pop culture, and has become known for its bounty of hilarious and memorable lines. Any fan of the cult classic will find it impossible not to think immediately of Vizzini when the word "inconceivable" is uttered, or be reminded instantly of Westley when the phrase "as you wish" is said. In honor of "The Princess Bride's" thirtieth anniversary we've put together a list of the best quotes from the film. Grandpa: Nothing gave Buttercup as much pleasure as ordering Westley around. Buttercup: Farm boy, polish my horse's saddle. I want to see my face shining in it by morning.
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Despite being the title character, she is not the protagonist. When he works on her family's farm, Buttercup refers to him only as "farm boy" and loves to order him around. Westley would not argue with her but would only obey her commands and reply "As you wish. When Westley goes away to find his fortune, his ship is attacked by the Dread Pirate Roberts , and the story gets back to Buttercup that her love has been killed by the pirate who never takes prisoners. Devastated to learn this, Buttercup shuts herself away in her room, forgoing sleep and food. In the end, she decides that, while she may live on, she will never love again. Five years later, Buttercup is forced to become betrothed to Prince Humperdinck.
It was a quarter-century ago today that the world was introduced to Inigo Montoya, Fezzik, Miracle Max, the albino dungeon keeper with a frog in his throat and an impressive clergyman with a speech impediment. I worked in a video store when it was released on VHS in the late s, and I could almost recite the whole film from memory. Fezzik: Fuss, fuss… I think he like to scream at us. Inigo Montoya: Probably he means no harm. Inigo Montoya: You have a great gift for rhyme. Fezzik: Yes, yes, some of the time. Vizzini: Enough of that.