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Funny Quotations from Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday is a romantic comedy-drama film about a princess who escapes her duties and falls in love with an American newsman while he is visiting Rome to interview her. Of course, he doesn't realize who she is. The film follows the life of Joe Bradley and Princess Ann as they run into each other and fall in love. Directed by William Wyler. Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, and Eddie Albert.

Roman Holiday won three Oscar awards, including Best Actress (Audrey Hepburn). The movie was also nominated for seven additional Oscars. The film is seen as one of the best romantic comedies ever created. Continue reading for some quotes from Roman Holiday.


Princess Ann: I could do some of the things I've always wanted to.
Joe Bradley: Like what?
Princess Ann: Oh, you can't imagine. I-I'd do just whatever I liked all day long.
Joe Bradley: You should always wear my clothes.
Princess Ann: It seems I do.
Princess Ann: I have to leave you now. I'm going to that corner there and turn. You must stay in the car and drive away. Promise not to watch me go beyond the corner. Just drive away and leave me as I leave you.
Joe Bradley: All right.
Princess Ann: I don't know how to say goodbye. I can't think of any words.
Joe Bradley: Don't try.
Princess Ann: Do you have a silk nightgown with rosebuds?
Joe Bradley: I haven't worn a nightgown in years!
Princess Ann: At midnight, I'll turn into a pumpkin and drive away in my glass slipper.
Joe Bradley: And that will be the end of the fairy tale.
Princess Ann: Is this the elevator?
Joe Bradley: This is my ROOM!
Irving Radovich: Joe, we can't go running around town with a hot princess!
[the Duchess mentions Princess Ann's duty]
Princess Ann: Please do not use that word. Were I not entirely aware of my duty to my family and to my country, I would not have come back tonight... or indeed ever again!
Mario Delani, hairdresser: [holding Ann's long hair] All off?
Princess Ann: All off.
Mario Delani, hairdresser: [seconds later] Are you sure?
Princess Ann: Yes!
Mr. Hennessey: In view of the fact that our Highness was taken violently ill at three o'clock this morning, put to bed with a high fever, and has ordered all her appointments for the day cancelled in toto...
Joe Bradley: That's certainly pretty hard to swallow.
Mr. Hennessey: In view of the fact that you just left her, of course.
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