Grand Dame: My great-great-grandmother’s portrait hung in the university up until the Revolution. By then, the truth of their romance had been reduced to a simple fairy tale. And, while Cinderella and her prince did live happily ever after, the point, gentlemen, is that they lived.
Danielle: What bothers you more stepmother? That I am common? Or that I am competition?
Leonardo da Vinci: You cannot leave everything to Fate, boy. She’s got a lot to do. Sometimes you must give her a hand.
Da Vinci: I will go down in history as the man who opened a door.
Danielle: You will give me back my dress, sir.
Danielle: Just breathe.
Danielle: That’s not fair! You’ve found my weakness, but I’ve yet to find yours!
Prince Henry: I think it should be quite obvious by now.
Danielle: A bird may love a fish senore, but where would they live?
DaVinci: Then we will have to give you wings.
Henry: I have not slept for fear I would wake and find this but a dream.