Gaston Quotes in Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Gaston: It's not right for a woman to read. Soon she starts getting ideas and thinking.
Gaston: [rudely flipping through Belle's book] How can you read this? There's no pictures!
Belle: Well, some people use their imagination.
Gaston: Lefou, I'm afraid I've been thinking.
Lefou: A dangerous pastime.
Gaston: I know!
Gaston: This is the day your dreams come true.
Belle: What do you know about my dreams, Gaston?
Gaston: Plenty! Here, picture this: A rustic hunting lodge, my latest kill roasting on the fire, and my little wife massaging my feet, while the little ones play on the floor with the dogs. We'll have six or seven.
Gaston: No, Belle! Strapping boys, like me!
Belle: Imagine that.
Gaston: And do you know who that little wife will be?
Belle: Let me think.
Gaston: You, Belle!
Belle: Gaston, I'm-I'm speechless. I really don't know what to say.
Gaston: Say you'll marry me!
Belle: I'm very sorry, Gaston but but I just don't deserve you!
Gaston: [to Belle about the Beast] If I didn't know better, I'd think you had feelings for this monster.
Belle: He's no monster Gaston. You are!
[crowd gasps and Gaston frowns in disgust]
Gaston: [singing] I use antlers in all of my decorating!
Belle: Gaston, you are positively primeval!
Gaston: Why, thank you, Belle! What would you say if you and I took a walk over to the tavern and took a look at my trophies?
Belle: [smiles] Maybe some other time.
Gaston: I'd like to thank you all for coming to my wedding. But first I'd better go in there and uh, propose to the girl!
[chuckles as the men at his "wedding" laugh while the Bimbettes sob]
Gaston: [egging the Beast] Come on out and fight!
Gaston: Were you in love with her, Beast? Did you honestly think she'd want you? When she had someone like me?
Monsieur D'Arque: I don't usually leave the asylum in the middle of the night, but he said you'd make it worth my while.
[Gaston presents him with a bag of money]
Monsieur D'Arque: Ah, I'm listening.
Gaston: It's like this: I've got my heart set on marrying Belle, but she needs a little persuasion.
Lefou: [chuckles] Turned him down flat.
[Gaston hits him]
Gaston: Everyone knows her father's a lunatic. He was in here tonight, raving about a beast in a castle.
Monsieur D'Arque: Maurice is harmless.
Gaston: The point is, Belle would do anything to keep him from being locked up.
Lefou: Yeah, even marry him.
[points at Gaston; ducks when Gaston tries to hit him again]
Monsieur D'Arque: So you want me to throw her father into the asylum unless she agrees to marry you?
[Lefou nods eagerly]
Monsieur D'Arque: Oh, that is despicable.
Monsieur D'Arque: I love it!
Gaston, Lefou: No one plots like Gaston.
Gaston: Takes cheap shots like Gaston.
Lefou: Plans to persecute harmless crackpots like Gaston!
Gaston: [singing] Here in town there's only she, who is beautiful as me! So I'm making plans to woo and marry Belle!
[Gaston and the Beast are battling on the tower]
Gaston: It's over, Beast! Belle is mine!
[the Beast strikes at Gaston, grabs him and holds him over the edge]
Gaston: Let me go! Let me go, please! Don't hurt me! I'll do anything! Anything!
[after a tense moment, the Beast drags Gaston away from the edge]
Beast: Get out!
Gaston: Take whatever booty you can find, but remember. The Beast is mine!
[Gaston is face down in a mud wallow after Belle turns down his marriage proposal]
Lefou: So, how did it go?
Gaston: [grabs Lefou] I'll have Belle for my wife! Make no mistake about that!
[throws Lefou in the mud]
Lefou: [to the pig] Touchy!
[the pig snorts in agreement]
Gaston: [before proposing to Belle at her house] Lefou, now when Belle and I come out that door...
Lefou: Oh, I know! I know! I strike up the band!
[Lefou starts composing the wedding band and they play]
Gaston: [Gaston quickly shoves a tuba on Lefou's head] Not yet!
Molly: Now I know who stole my locket! It was that girl!
Gaston: No, no, I don't think it was her.
Officer: Perhaps the locket is back with its rightful owner.
Molly: What does he mean by that?
Gaston: Nothing, nothing at all!
[Molly slaps Gaston]
Gaston: You see that house? That is where I was born. My mother said to me, "Garcon. The world is a beautiful place, and you must spread joy and contentment everywhere you go". And so I became a waiter... Well, I know it is not a great philosophy but...
[pauses, looks offended]
Gaston: Well, fuck you. I can live my life in my own way if I want to.
[begins to walk away in disgust]
Gaston: Fuck off. Don't come following me.
Gaston: My mother told me, "Gaston, there are many people in the world, and in order to get along, you have to try and make everyone happy." That is why I became a waiter, so I can make people happy.
Gaston: [pause] Well, fuck you! I can live my life in my own way if I want to! Fuck off! Don't come a following me!
LeFou: [singing] No one's slick as Gaston, no one's quick as Gaston / No one's neck is incredibly thick as Gaston / For there's no man in town half as manly / Perfect, a pure paragon / You can ask any Tom, Dick or Stanley / And they'll tell you whose team they prefer to be on! / Who plays darts like Gaston? Who breaks hearts like Gaston? / Who's much more than the sum of his parts like Gaston?
Gaston: [singing] As a specimen, yes, I'm intimidating!
LeFou: [singing] My, what a guy, that Gaston!
Gaston: [to his reflection] You are the wildest, most gorgeous thing I've ever seen! Nobody deserves you...
Gaston: [horseback riding with LeFou; uses the telescope to see Belle] Look at her, LeFou. My future wife. Belle is the most beautiful girl in the village. That makes her the best.
LeFou: But she's so... well-read! And you're so... athletically inclined.
Gaston: I know. Belle can be as argumentative as she is beautiful.
LeFou: Exactly! Who needs her when you've got us?
Gaston: Yes. But ever since the war I've felt like I've been missing something. And she's the only girl that gives me that sense of...
LeFou: Hmm... je ne sais quoi?
Gaston: I don't know what that means.
Gaston: If I didn't know better, I'd say she even cares for him!
Belle: He's not a monster, Gaston! You are!
Gaston: [notices her] Belle?
Belle: [breaks his arrows] Where is he?
Gaston: [drops his bow and reaches for his gun] When we return to the village, you will marry me. And the Beast's head will hang on our wall!
[She tries to grab his gun, struggling]
Gaston: I am done playing this game of yours. Where is Belle?
Maurice: The Beast took her and she...
Gaston: There are no such things as beasts, or talking teacups, or magic! But there are wolves, frostbite, and starvation!
LeFou: [stands up] Deep breaths, Gaston. Deep breaths.
[Gaston breathes deeply, then turns to Maurice]
Gaston: So, why don't we just turn around, go back to Villeneuve? I'm sure Belle is at home, cooking up a lovely dinner.
Maurice: If you think I've made all this up, then why did you offer to help?
Gaston: Because I want to marry your daughter!... Now, let's go home.
Maurice: Belle is not at home! She is with the...
Gaston: [grabs Maurice] You say beast one more time, I WILL FEED YOU TO THE WOLVES!
LeFou: [tries to stops him] Gaston! Stop it. Breathe, think of happy thoughts, go back to the war, bloods, explosions, countless widows.
LeFou: Yes, yes. That's it...
[Gaston calms down. LeFou taps his nose]
LeFou: That's it.
[Gaston turns to Maurice, smiling. Maurice recoils]
Gaston: Maurice! Please forgive me, old bean. That's no way to talk to my future father-in-law, now is it?
Maurice: Future father-in-law?
Maurice: You will *never* marry my *daughter*.
LeFou: [Beat. Then Gaston furiously punches Maurice in the face, knocking him out] I saw that coming.
Gaston: [to D'Arque] Stand guard, don't let them escape.
[to the villagers]
Gaston: This creature will curse us all, if we don't stop him!
[the villagers uproar]
Gaston: Well, I say we *kill the Beast*!
[the villagers cheer]
Gaston: Picture it, LeFou. Rustic cabin, my latest kill roasting on the fire. Adorable children running around just as my love rubs my tired feet. And what does Belle say? 'I will never marry you, Gaston.'
LeFou: You know, there are other girls.
[the Bimbettes sighs]
Gaston: A great hunter doesn't waste his time with rabbits.
[the Beast fights Gaston back, grabs him and holds him over]
Gaston: Don't let me go... Please, I'll do anything. Don't hurt me, beast.
Beast: I am *not* a beast!
[He lets him go]
[Gaston walks away from him]
Beast: Get out!
Gaston: Good morning, Belle! Well, wonderful book you have there?
Belle: Have you read it?
Gaston: Well, not that one. But, you know books.
[laughs and shows her flowers]
Gaston: For your dinner table. Shall I join you this evening?
Belle: Sorry, not this evening.
[Belle walks away for him]
Gaston: It's the ones who play hard to get that are always the sweetest prey. That's what makes Belle so appealing; she hasn't made a fool of herself just to gain my favor. What would you call that?
Gaston: It's outrageously attractive, isn't it?
Gaston: [to Maurice, as he's thrown in a carriage] Have you seen the inside of a mad house, Maurice? You wouldn't last a week. Just give me your daughter and I'll set you free.
[Gaston looks mad, closes the carriage door]
Gaston: Take him away!
Gaston: There are no such things as beasts, or talking teacups... or magic! But there are wolves and frostbite and starvation.
Gaston: It's hero time!
Gaston: I'm coming for you, Beast!
[Gaston notices the Beast, throws the torch away and takes out his pistol]
Gaston: Hello, Beast.
[the Beast notices him]
Gaston: I'm Gaston. Belle sent me... Are you in love with her?
[the Beast turns away]
Gaston: Did you honestly think she'd want you?
[Gaston shoots the Beast]
LeFou: Gaston, with all due respect...
Gaston: Do you want to be next?
[LeFou doesn't answer]
Gaston: Fetch my horse.
Gaston: Maurice. Thank heavens. I've spent the last 5 days trying to find you.
Maurice: You tried to kill me! You left me to the wolves!
Gaston: Belle. I heard you had trouble with the Headmaster. He never liked me either.
Maurice: No. I'm sure this is the way. Do you hear those wolves? That means we're getting very close to the castle.
Gaston: Look, enough is enough. We have to turn back.
[Gaston stops the cart]
Maurice: That's it. There it is.
[he snaps his finger]
Maurice: That's the tree. I'm sure of it.
[he gets off the cart]
Maurice: It-it was downed by lightening at the time. But now it's... resumed an upright position through some sort of... magic or other.
LeFou: [to Gaston] You really want to marry into this family?
Maurice: So that means that the... the castle is that - No. No, it's -
[motions falling tree with his arm]
Maurice: That way. Definitely that way.
Jean the Potter: Maurice, do you have any proof of what you're saying?
Maurice: [to Gaston] Ask Agathe. She rescued me.
Gaston: You'd hang your accusations on the testimonial of a filthy hag. No offense, Agathe.
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