30+ '101 Dalmatians' Quotes That Are Totally Pawsome

These 101 Dalmatians Quotes Will Have You Seeing Spots (In A Good Way)

February 5, 2021 Updated May 26, 2021

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If there’s one thing we can always count on to cheer us up, it’s puppies. And the 1961 Disney classic One Hundred and One Dalmatians has, you know, 101 puppies. What more could one human really ask for? Granted, we can’t play this movie — or the 1996 live-action version, 101 Dalmatians, on a loop. We have pesky little things like jobs and responsibilities that prevent us from doing so. Being an adult can really be a drag sometimes, no? But in those moments when we can’t binge-watch the supreme cuteness, even just reading 101 Dalmatians quotes (from both films) sort of makes us enjoy life a little more.

These movies have more to offer than precious pups, though. They also include two of the best Disney couples: Roger and Anita, and Pongo and Perdita. Not to mention, the films demonstrate the enduring love of family. Is sibling rivalry in your household driving you bonkers? Show your kids this film, which really highlights the bond between brothers and sisters — including siblings through adoption.

And once you’re finished revisiting these 101 Dalmatians quotes, don’t worry; the warm and fuzzies don’t stop there. Check out our pages full of heartwarming quotes from other beloved Disney hits like Up, Moana, The Princess and the Frog, Aladdin, and The Little Mermaid.

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians Quotes (1961)

  1. Cadpig: “Old Thunderbolt’s the greatest dog in the whole world.”
    Patch: “He’s even better than Dad.”
    Penny: “No dog’s better than Dad.”
  2. Rolly: “I’m hungry, Mother. I’m hungry.”
    Perdita: “Now Rolly, you’ve just had your dinner.”
    Rolly: “But I am, just the same. I’m so hungry I could eat a whole elephant.”
  3. “I’m tired, and I’m hungry. And my tail’s frozen. And my nose is froze. And my ears are froze. And my toes are froze.” — Lucky
  4. Pongo: (after being reunited with the puppies) “Lucky! Patch! Pepper! Freckles! And Rolly, you little rascal!”
    Rolly: “Did you bring me anything to eat?”
  5. Roger: “Look, Anita! Puppies everywhere!”
    Anita: “There must be a hundred of them!”
    Nanny: “One, two, three, and four. Seven, eight, nine.”
    Roger: “Two more. Nine plus two is 11.”
    Nanny: “Thirty-six over here!”
    Roger: “Thirty-six and 11? That’s 47.”
    Anita: “Fourteen. Eighteen, Rog.”
    Roger: “Uh, eh, 65!”
    Nanny: “Ten, 11, 12, 13!”
    Anita: “Wait a minute, wait a minute. Six more.”
    Roger: “Well, let’s see now. That’s 84 and 15 plus two. A 101!”
    Anita: “A 101? My, where did they all come from?”
    Roger: “Oh ho, Pongo, you old rascal!”
  6. Cruella: “When can the puppies leave their mother? Two weeks? Three weeks?”
    Roger: “Never.”
    Cruella: “What?”
    Roger: “We’re not selling the puppies. Not a single one. Do you understand?”
  7. “Aw, please, Miss. Have pity, will you? Can’t we see the rest of the show first?” — Jasper

101 Dalmatians Quotes (1996)

  1. “Fools aren’t born, Pongo; pretty girls make them in their spare time.” — Roger
  2. Nanny: “And speaking of children…”
    Anita: “Roger, darling, I’ve got the most wonderful news.”
  3. Horace: “That noise I just heard. Did you hear it?”
    Jasper: “It sounds like an irritating berk asking me so many irritating questions. Oh good, it has stopped now.”
  4. “Do you want another cup of marriage, uh, tea?” — Roger
  5. Horace: “I’ll be honest with you, mate. This job is fast losing its charm. The housing stinks, the food’s lousy, the lavatory facilities are appalling, and so far we haven’t made as much as one quid.”
    Jasper: “Oh, will you stop moaning? Look, this time tomorrow night it’s all over. We get our boodle; we’ll be out of here before you can say dead puppies. Now go to sleep.”
  6. “Now, there are two things you must not do with Skinner. One, do not look at the horrendous scar on his neck. Two, don’t talk to him. Understand? Not a word.” — Jasper
  7. “Where was? I was not splashing about in the pond. You’ve infuriated the old bag, and if we don’t get those puppies back it is quite literally our heads! (trying to start the engine again) Oh, come on! Right, you better get out and check the tailpipe. We’ve got a condensation problem.” — Jasper
  8. (After believing Roger is taking Perdy, holding up her purse) “Now, release my dog, or I’ll hit you again!” — Anita

Cruella De Vil Quotes

  1. “We lose more women to marriage than war, famine, and disease.”
  2. “Congratulations. You’ve just won gold, silver, and bronze in the Morons Olympics!”
  3. “And you call yourselves men? Huh? I’ve seen more intelligent pieces of carpet!”
  4. “Thank you. Now go stand somewhere until I need you.”
  5. (To a raccoon who stole her hat and is wearing it) “Darling, red isn’t your color. Give me the hat. Give me the hat, or you will become a hat. Give it to me!
  6. “I live for fur, I worship fur. After all, is there a woman in all this wretched world who doesn’t?”
  7. (Scary whisper) “Oh, yes! I love the smell of near extinction!”
  8. Cruella: “Be sure to let me know when the blessed event occurs.”
    Anita: (referring to her pregnancy)”It won’t be for another eight months.”
    Cruella: “The puppies, darling. I have no use for babies.”
  9. “My faith in your limited intelligence is momentarily restored.”
  10. “Keep the little beasts. Do what you like with them. Drown them, for all I care. You’re a fool, Anita! I have no use for fools. You’re fired, you’re finished, you’ll never work in fashion again! I’m through with all of you! I’ll get even! Just wait. You’ll be sorry!”
  11. “Poor little things. I’m gonna cut you off, then cut you up!”
  12. (Walking through a farmyard) “This is extraordinary. I am reduced to tramping through sewage! Because my two imbeciles can’t keep track of a bunch of infant dogs!”
  13. Frederick: “I thought we liked stripes this year.”
    Cruella: “What kind of sycophant are you?”
    Frederick: “Uh, what kind of sycophant would you like me to be?”
  14. “You… BEASTS! But I’m not beaten yet. You’ve won the battle, but I’m about to win the wardrobe. My spotty puppy coat is in plain sight and leaving tracks. In a moment I’ll have what I came for, while all of you will end up as sausage meat, alone on some sad, plastic plate. Dead and meaty and red. No friends, no family, no pulse. Just slapped between two buns, smothered in onions, with fries on the side. Cruella De Vil has the last laugh!”
  15. Cruella: “Anita, darling!”
    Anita: “How are you?”
    Cruella: “Miserable, darling, as usual. Perfectly wretched.”
  16. “Fifteen. Fifteen puppies! How marvelous! How marvelous! How perfectly, ugh! Oh, the devil take it, they’re mongrels! No spots! No spots at all! What a horrid little white rat!”
  17. “Any way you want. Poison them, drown them, bash them on the head. Got any chloroform? I don’t care how you kill the little beasts, just do it, and do it now!”
  18. “We can’t wait! The police are everywhere. I want the job done tonight!”