Who Said It?

Who Said It: Taylor Swift or a Fairy Tale Princess?

From her sequined dresses to her eternal optimism, the "Love Story" singer is more magical princess than moody twentysomething. Check out this list of quotes and guess whether they're famous Disney excerpts or original Taylorisms
 / January 11, 2013

"Today Was A Fairy Tale..."

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Taylor Swift isn't just America's Sweetheart, she's also the closest thing we have to a (pop star) princess. She looks amazing in a sparkly ball gown, cute animals flock to her and we're currently witnessing her seemingly never-ending quest to find her prince (and kiss a bunch of frogs while she's at it).

So it's no surprise that half of the things that come out of Taylor's mouth sound like they could be lines from a Disney movie. In fact, we're going to put you to the test: Click through to test your Taylor Swift vs. Fairy Princess prowess and determine who said the following quotes. You get a special, magical prize at the end! (That's not true.)

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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"This night is sparkling, don't you let it go. I'm wonderstruck, blushing all the way home."

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

It's a line from Taylor's Speak Now track, "Enchanted."

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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"Have faith in your dreams, and someday your rainbow will come smiling through."

Fairy Princess!

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Cinderella sings this line in a "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes."

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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"I'm no one special, just another wide-eyed girl who's desperately in love with you."

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

On Fearless track "Superstar," Taylor hopes a famous boy will notice her.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” 

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

Taylor once said this to her fans in an interview. And then she flew away in a cloud of glitter.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“How dare you? All of you. Standing around deciding my future. I am not a prize to be won.” 

Fairy Princess!

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Jasmine demands her father let her make her own choices in Aladdin.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“I guess I forgot about everything, even the time, but it was so wonderful. And he was so handsome.”

Fairy Princess!

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During those few fateful hours, Cinderella can't believe what happened after she dances with Prince Charming at the ball.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“My definition of ‘fearless’ is not that you’re not afraid—it’s that you’re afraid but you jump anyway.”

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

Taylor told this to Philadelphia Magazine in 2008.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“No! No. Please, please, please don’t leave me. I love you.”

Fairy Princess!

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Alberto E. Rodriguez

Belle pleads to the beast after she falls in love with him in Beauty and the Beast

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“Just learn to like cats.”

Fairy Princess!

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Despite her very public love for all things feline, it wasn't Taylor but Cinderella who says this when she scolds her dog after a scuffle with her cat.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“I walked everywhere barefoot. It was just the most amazing, magical way to grow up.” 

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

Taylor told Philadelphia Magazine what it was like growing up on a Christmas tree farm. For real: a Christmas tree farm!

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“Listen with your heart, you will understand.”

Fairy Princess!

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Disney Junior

It was actually Grandmother Willow who shares this wisdom with her granddaughter Pocahontas.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“There are so many different ways someone can be beautiful.”

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

The full quote is actually, "Beauty is sincerity. There are so many different ways someone can be beautiful.”

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“Watch and you’ll see. Someday I’ll be part of your world.”

Fairy Princess!

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Ariel sings this to her haters in The Little Mermaid

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“Someday I’ll be living in a big ol’ city, and all you’re ever gonna be is mean.”

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

It's a line from Taylor's Speak Now song, "Mean."

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“Sometimes we only see how people are different from us. But if you look hard enough, you can see how much we’re all alike.”

Fairy Princess!

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Jasmine schooled us on this lesson in Aladdin.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“Maybe we should love instead of fall in love, because everything that falls breaks.” 

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

Totally a Swiftism. Deeeeeep.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“Are you always this charming or am I just lucky?”

Fairy Princess!

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Hulton Archive

Esmeralda says this to Phoebus after he cuts her off in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.”

Fairy Princess!

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Disney Junior

Pocahontas was really into her man.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“I still love writing in my journal and wearing dresses and staring at chandeliers.”

Taylor Swift!

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D Dipasupil

That one was easy.

Taylor Swift or Fairy Princess?

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“What do you do when things go wrong? Oh, you sing a song.”

Fairy Princess!

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Frederick M. Brown

This was Snow White's M.O., but it definitely applies to Taylor, too. It's the crux of her career!

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