1. She saw the world not always as it was, with just a little bit of magic.
2. True, she had no title, nor crown, nor castle, but she was the ruler of her own little kingdom, whose borders were the house and meadow on the forest's edge where her people had lived for generations.
3. I want to tell you a secret. A great secret that will see you through all the trials that life can offer. You must always remember this. Have courage and be kind.
4. Time passed, and pain turned to memory. In her heart, Ella stayed the same.
5. His widow, an honorable woman, finds herself alone, though still in the prime of her life.
6. She's skinny as a broomstick! And that stringy hair!
7. Ella's stepmother, high-spirited lady that she was, set out to restore life and laughter to the house.
8. Bring me the first branch your shoulder brushes on your journey.
9. Sometimes I could scratch your eyes out!
10. I think they're finding the sleeping quarters rather confining.
11. Can't you see? None of that matters. We're ruined.
12. And by and by they considered Ella less a sister than a servant.
13. And punctuality is the...politeness of princes.
14. Just because it's what's done doesn't mean it's what should be done.
15. If I must marry, could I not wed, say, a good, honest country girl?
1. On this day, two weeks hence, there shall be held, at the palace, a Royal Ball. At said ball, in accordance with ancient custom, the prince shall choose a bride. Furthermore, at the behest of the prince, it is hereby declared that every maiden in the kingdom, be she noble or commoner...is invited to attend. Such is the command of our most noble king.
2. Look, please forgive me. I thought you might treat me differently if you knew. I mistook you for a good, honest country girl, and now I see you didn't want to overawe a plain soldier.
3. It really was like a dream. Better than a dream. Ella couldn't wait to write down all that had happened, so that she might remember every single bit of it just as if she were telling her mother and father about the palace ball and her time with the prince. Above all, the prince.
4. I love and respect you, but I will not. I believe that we need not look outside of our borders for strength or guidance. What we need is right before us. And we need only have courage and be kind to see it.
5. Hear ye! Know that our new king hereby declares his love for...the mysterious princess...as wore...glass slippers to the ball. And requests that she present herself at the palace, whereupon, if she be willing, he will forthwith marry her...with all due ceremony.
6. I shall tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a beautiful young girl who married for love. And she had two loving daughters. All was well...but, one day, her husband, the light of her life, died. The next time, she married for the sake of her daughters. But that man, too, was taken from her. And she was doomed to look every day upon his beloved child. She had hoped to marry off one of her beautiful, stupid daughters to the prince. But his head was turned by a girl with glass slippers. And so...I lived unhappily ever after. My story would appear to be ended. Now, tell me yours.
Fairy：There! One carriage.
Ella: You really are my fairy godmother.
Fairy：Of course. I don't go about transforming pumpkins for just anybody. Now, where are those mice?
Fairy：Yes. Mice, mice, mice. There they are. Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo! Four white chargers.
Ella: Gus-Gus, how fine you look! But how did you...
Fairy：Now, where are we? Got carriage, horses... Uh, footmen!
Fairy：Hello, lovely Mr. Lizard. Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo!
Lizzard: Hello! You called?
Fairy：Now, I need that coachman.
Fairy：Did I say "coachman"? I meant "goose".
Goose: I can't drive. I'm a goose.
Fairy：Now, shoo! Everyone into place, no time to be lost! Come on!
Ella: Fairy Godmother!
Ella: My dress. I can't go in this dress. Can you mend it?
Fairy：Mend it? No, no. I'll turn it into something new.
Ella: Oh, no, please don't. This was my mother's. And I'd like to wear it when I go to the palace. It's almost like taking her with me.
Fairy：I understand. But she wouldn't mind if I gee it up a bit? Wouldn't mind a nice blue?
Ella: It's beautiful. She'd love it.
Fairy：Now, come on. Off you go. Quick! You'll be late!
Goose: I'm very new at this!
Lizzard: Oh, boy.
Fairy：Stop that blooming coach!
Ella: Thank you.
Fairy：Just a moment! Are those the best you have?
Ella: It's all right. No one will see them.
Fairy：No, they'll ruin the whole look. Quick, quick. Take them off. Really quite hideous. Let's have something new for a change. I'm rather good at shoes.
Ella: But...They're made of glass?
Fairy：Yes. And you'll find they're really comfortable. Ella, you really must go now.
Ella: Oh, Fairy Godmother?
Fairy：What is it?
Ella: My stepmother and the girls?
Fairy：Don't worry. I'll make sure they don't recognize you. Now, off you go. For you shall go to the ball.
Lizzard: Ah, in you get. Oh, so lovely.
Fairy：Oh, do stop wittering on.
Fairy：Ella! I almost forgot. Remember, the magic will only last so long. With the last echo of the last bell, at the last stroke of midnight, the spell will be broken and all will return to what it was before.
Ella: That's more than enough time.
Fairy：Off you go then.
Ella: Thank you.