The Ultimate List of The Little Mermaid Quotes

After swimming around under the sea and exploring that shore up above, we came back with a complete collection of wonderful quotes from The Little Mermaid! Not that we underestimate the importance of body language, but this dialogue is too good to pass up. Besides, we could learn a thing or two from Sebastian’s wise words. Dive in and take a look at our trove of The Little Mermaid quotes: 


Ariel with dinglehopper in The Little Mermaid

“Don’t be such a guppy.”

“I don’t see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad.”

“You’re not getting cold fins now, are you?”

“What’s that word again?”



“Life’s full of tough choices, isn’t it?”

“So long, lover boy!”

“The waves obey my every whim!”

“So much for true love!”

“Well, it’s time Ursula took matters into her own tentacles!”

“Babies! My poor little poopsies.”

“We mustn’t lurk in doorways. It’s rude.”

“You can’t get something for nothing, you know.”

“No more talking, singing. Zip!”

“Poor unfortunate souls!”


“Teenagers. They think they know everything. You give them an inch, they swim all over you.”

“Boy, what a soft shell I’m turning out to be.”

“The human world, it’s a mess.”

“Geez, man. I’m surrounded by amateurs.”

“This has got to be, without a doubt, the single most humiliating day of my life.”

“You gotta bat your eyes, like this.”


“Isn’t this great? The salty sea air, the wind blowing in your face. A perfect day to be at sea!”

“Are you okay, miss?”

“I’m sorry if this knucklehead scared you.”

“Have we met?”

“You’re the one, the one I’ve been looking for.”

King Triton

“I consider myself a reasonable merman.”

“As long as you live under my ocean, you’ll obey my rules.”


“Have I ever been wrong? I mean, when it’s important!”

“It’s a dinglehopper. Humans use these little babies to straighten their hair out.”

“I don’t know. He looks kind of hairy and slobbery to me.”

“Now, the snarfblatt dates back to prehistorical times, when humans used to sit around and stare at each other all day.”

“Ya look great, kid. Ya look sensational.”


“I’m not a guppy.”

“Okay. Yeah, you go. I’ll stay and—what? Sharks? Ariel!”

“You’re not gonna tell him, are you?”


Grimsby from The Little Mermaid

“I think you’ve swallowed a bit too much seawater.”

“Now, let’s eat before this crab wanders off my plate.”

Can’t get enough quotes? Take a look at the 10 Most Important Beauty and the Beast Quotes, According to You.

Music and lyrics for “Part of Your World” and “Poor Unfortunate Souls” were written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

Posted 3 years Ago
Subscribe to
Follow us on