„In fairy tales, the princesses kiss the frogs, and the frogs become princes. In real life, the pricesses kiss princes, and the princes turn into frogs.“
— Paulo Coelho, livro Na Margem do Rio Piedra Eu Sentei e Chorei
By The River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept (1994)
— Mel Brooks American director, writer, actor, and producer 1926
Spaceballs, In the director's commentary Brooks states: I'm both proud and ashamed of that line.
„Taking a year off and going to school was the best thing I could have done after The Princess Diaries. It taught me that I don't need Hollywood or a job to make me happy.“
— Anne Hathaway American actress 1982
As quoted at Teenpeople.com (May 2002)
„Romeo take me somewhere, we can be alone.
I'll be waiting; all there's left to do is run.
You'll be the prince and I'll be the princess,
It's a love story, baby, just say yes.“
— Taylor Swift American singer-songwriter 1989
Song lyrics, Fearless (2008), Love Story.
„Some time previous to the death of this Rajah, a female member of the Kolathnaud family was adopted as a Princess of Travancore, and Her Highness gave birth to a Prince in the Kollum year 899. This was the renowned Rama Rajah, generally called Dharma Rajah.“
— Dharma Raja Maharaja of Travancore 1724 - 1798
A History of Travancore from the Earliest Times" by P.S. Menon. 1878. https://archive.org/stream/ahistorytravanc00menogoog/ahistorytravanc00menogoog_djvu.txt
„Three days later the little princess was buried, and Prince Andrei went up the steps to where the coffin stood, to give her the farewell kiss. And there in the coffin was the same face, though with closed eyes. "Ah, what have you done to me?" it still seemed to say, and Prince Andrei felt that something gave way in his soul and that he was guilty of a sin he could neither remedy nor forget.“
— Leo Tolstoy, livro Guerra e Paz
War and Peace (1865–1867; 1869), Bk. IV, ch. 9