favourite tropes + THE PRINCESS AND THE PIRATE

She’s a princess and he’s a pirate. Maybe he’s less of the parrot and pegleg variety, and just a rebel, or a thief. Maybe she’s not Disney so much as a Rebellious Princess. Heck, maybe she’s not even a princess, but an upper class gal.

The Signs As “The Princess Bride” Quotes

Aries: “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”

Taurus:  “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

Gemini: “Good night, Westley. Good work. Sleep well. I’ll most likely kill you in the morning.”

Cancer: “As you wish”

Leo: “ It’s not my fault being the biggest and the strongest. I don’t even exercise.”

Virgo: “ You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles.”

Libra: “ There’s a shortage of perfect breasts in this world. It would be a pity to damage yours.”

Scorpio:  “You be careful. People in masks cannot be trusted.”

Sagittarius:   “I’ll explain and I’ll use small words so that you’ll be sure to understand, you warthog faced buffoon.“

Capricorn:  “ 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 any more”

Aquarius: “Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday.”  

Pisces: “rest well and dream of large women”


The Princess Bride cast reunion by Art Streiber (Entertainment Weekly, 2011)

(L-R) Wallace Shawn (Vizzini), Billy Crystal (Miracle Max), Carol Kane (Valerie), Chris Sarandon (Prince Humperdinck), Cary Elwes (Westley), Robin Wright (Buttercup), Mandy Patinkin (Inigo Montoya), and Christopher Guest (Count Rugen). Also featured are framed pictures of Peter Falk (The Grandfather, the film’s narrator), who died in June 2011 and Andre the Giant, (Fezzik) who passed away in 1993.