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From Ariel To Sebastian – 70+ Quotes From Disney’s Little Mermaid

The movie that renewed the public's affection for Disney's animated features, The Little Mermaid is the classic tale of Ariel the Mermaid falling in love with a man of the surface world and what she does to find her happily ever after. The film is an epic masterpiece known for its cute characters, catchy songs, memorable moments, and heart wrenching romance that has spawned a thousand sayings and lyric reads from Disney fans the world over repeat daily. The quotes presented here are exactly one would need for an inspirational fuel for any impromptu Little Mermaid karaoke session. (Image Credit)
Boy. What a softshell I’m turning out to be.
Sebastian
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I wanna be where the people are, I wanna see, wanna see ’em dancing, walking around on those…What do you call ’em? Oh… feet!
Ariel


Ariel, what are you doing here with this riff-raff?
riel:
Sebastian

Wait a second. Ladies, ladies! It don’t matter who’s comb it is; what’s important is leaving!
Sebastian

Ariel, listen to me. The human world is a mess. Life under the sea is better than anything they got up there.
Sebastian

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Alright, Sebastian. You must remain calm. Dis is NOT your fault. All you have to do is go in there and calmly explain that Melody has run away. No reason to lose your head. Whatever you do, you abso-tively, posi-tutely, must. Not. Panic.
Sebastian

Ariel, please! Will you get your head out of the clouds and back in the water where it belongs?
Sebastian

What’s that word again? Street! Up where they walk, up where they run, up where they stay all day in the sun, wandering free, wish I could be part of that world!
Ariel


And don’t you shake your head at me, young lady! Maybe there’s still time. If we could get that witch to give you back your voice, you could go home with all the normal fish and just be.
Sebastian

You are hopeless, child. You know that. Completely hopeless.
Sebastian
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We got no troubles…life is bubbles under the sea.
Sebastian

I would change who I am, change the sea for the sand just to stand with you
Ariel

The seaweed is always greener in somebody else’s lake.
Sebastian

Each little clam here know how to jam here under the sea.
Sebastian

How do I get myself into these situations? I should be writing symphonies – not tagging along after some headstrong teenager.
Sebastian
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It is expressly forbidden for you to be swimming beyond the safety of the sea wall.
Sebastian

Jeez, mon, I’m surrounded by amateurs. You want something done, you’ve got to do it yourself.
Sebastian

Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh! Have you ever seen anything so wonderful in your entire life?
Ariel

I tried to stop her, sir! She wouldn’t listen! I told her to stay away from humans! They are bad! They are trouble! They are.
Sebastian

Sweetie, it doesn’t matter if you have fins or feet. We love you for who you are on the inside, our very brave little girl.
Ariel

If only I could make him understand. I just don’t see things the way he does. I just don’t see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad.
Ariel

What would I give to live where you are? What would I pay to stay here beside you?
Ariel

Ariel – what, are you mad? How could you – what is all this?
Sebastian

Just be. Just be miserable for the rest of your life.
Sebastian

Ariel, you’re under a lot of pressure down here. Come with me, I’ll take you home and get you something warm to drink.
Sebastian

If everybody got somebody by the hand, maybe everyone could learn and understand
Sebastian

Oh, we’ve got to keep Melody away from her. Until Morgana is found, Melody can’t go into sea. And neither will I.
Ariel

Down here all the fish is happy
As off through the waves they roll
The fish on the land ain’t happy
They sad ’cause they in their bowl
But fish in the bowl is lucky
They in for a worser fate
One day when the boss get hungry
Guess who’s gon’ be on the plate
Sebastian

The sea witch? Why, that’s I couldn’t possibly no! Get out of here! Leave me alone!
Ariel

Your Majesty. This will be the finest concert I have ever conducted. Your daughters, they will be spectacular!
Sebastian

That’s it. I’m booking meself on a cruise.
Sebastian

Teenagers. Dey think dey know everything. You give dem an inch, dey swim all over you.
Sebastian

Ariel, grab on to that. Flounder, get her to that boat as fast as your fins can carry you!
Sebastian

I’m 16 years old! I’m not a child anymore!
Ariel

He loves me. He loves me not. He loves me! I knew it.
Ariel

You’ve got your own style, now let it shine through and remember no matter what, you got to be you
Sebastian

Ha! You know perfectly well what’s kicking!
Sebastian

Definitely not! Why, if Ariel was my daughter, I’d show her who was boss! None o’ dis flitting to the surface and other such nonsense. No, sir! I’d keep her under tight control.
Sebastian

Watch and you’ll see someday I’ll be part of your world
Ariel

This has got to be, without a doubt, the single most humiliating day of my life!
Sebastian

Somebody’s got to nail that girl’s fins to the floor.
Sebastian

A crab my age should be retired! Getting a tan and playing sea gold sipping a tuna colada.
Sebastian

What would I give
If I could live
Outta these waters?
What would I pay
To spend a day
Warm on the sand?
Ariel

It looks just like him. It even has his eyes. “Why, Eric, run away with you? This is all so – so *sudden*…”
Ariel

I mustn’t overreact. I must remain calm.
Sebastian

All right, I’m going inside. You can just stay here and watch for sharks.
Ariel

I love you so. If only you could know
Ariel

Why don’t you go tell my father? You’re good at that!
Ariel

You gotta put a lot of effort into things, and then, you will make it
Sebastian

What do they got a lot of sand? We got a hot crustacean band!
Sebastian

Oh, sweetie, nothing’s wrong with you.
Ariel

Just don’t see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad
Ariel

If I become human, I’ll never be with my father or sisters again.
Ariel

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

“Sebastian, you watch over her,” he said. I’m too old for this! A crab my age should be retired! Getting a tan! Playing sea golf! Sipping a Tuna Colada! Not babysitting another teenager.
Sebastian

I’ve never seen a human this close before. Oh he’s very handsome, isn’t he?
Ariel

I should’ve of known I couldn’t keep Melody from the sea. It’s a part of her, and a part of me. I have to go.
Ariel

Careless and reckless behavior!
Sebastian

- As a result of your careless behavior-- - Careless and reckless behavior--


My nerves are shot. This is a catastrophe! What would her father say? I’ll tell you what her father’d say. He’d say he’s gonna kill himself a crab, that’s what her father’d say! I’m gonna march meself home and tell him right this minute
Sebastian

I hope that you appreciate what I go through for you, young lady! Now, we got to make a plan to get that boy to kiss you. Tomorrow, when he takes you for that ride, you gotta look your best! You gotta bat your eyes like this
Sebastian

Ariel, what – what are you- jumpin’ jellyfish!
Sebastian

Oh, the concert! Oh my gosh my father’s gonna kill me!
Ariel

Well, it’s like I always say, your majesty, children got to be free to lead their own life.
Sebastian

There is a world where hope and dreams can last for all time.
Ariel

I’m sorry, Flounder. But if Morgana is anything like Ursula, she’ll never give up. This is the only way; Melody can’t know about Merpeople or Atlantica, or even you, Daddy.
Ariel

You deliberately disobeyed me! I never want you going out there again. Do you hear me? It’s dangerous in the sea!
Ariel

I gotta see him again – tonight! Scuttle knows where he lives.
Ariel

Well, it was ruined! That’s all, completely destroyed! This concert was to be the pinnacle of my distinguished career. Now thanks to you, I am the laughingstock of the entire kingdom!
Sebastian

Yes, yes. She has the most beautiful voice. Hmm? [to himself] If only she’d show up for rehearsals once in a while.
Sebastian

Flounder, will you relax. Nothing is going to happen.
Ariel

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