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Ugly Duckling Quotes

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"I was considered an ugly duckling." - Eartha Kitt

"I was the ugly duckling until I reached puberty." - Tanya Roberts

"I was always the ugly duckling; I never got attention from girls." - Kid Cudi

"Dreams were all they gave for free to ugly duckling girls like me." - Janis Ian

"In Los Angeles, I feel like the ugly duckling, like I'm from Venus or something." - Eva Green

"I never dreamed of so much happiness when I was the Ugly Duckling!" - Hans Christian Andersen

"I grew up feeling like the ugly duckling, and things have not changed that much." - Nicollette Sheridan

"Prince Charles is the only member of the Royal Family who ever left Cinderella for the Ugly Duckling." - Des Hanafin

"This ugly duckling investment will likely need time - quarters, or even years - to blossom into a beautiful swan." - Barry Ritholtz

"I grew up as the ugly duckling, they called me 'la prieta fea', which means ugly dark one - that was my nickname." - Eva Longoria

"And while we're on the subject of ducks, which we plainly are, the story, 'The Ugly Duckling' ought be banned as the central character wasn't a duckling or he wouldn't have grown up into a swan. He was a cygnet." - Russell Brand

"I have no idea! I have been writing for 35 years and from the beginning up to now the situation's almost the same. I'm kind of an ugly duckling. Always the duckling, never the swan." - Haruki Murakami

"I am not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But,listed separately, I have a few good features." - Audrey Hepburn

"If there is one thing worse than being an ugly duckling in a house of swans, it's having the swans pretend there's no difference." - Teena Booth

"When I was very young I was the ugly duckling. I had a lot of complexes. My sister was wonderful and I was nothing." - Nana Mouskouri

"I'm ugly." - Amy Winehouse

"In my books, there is no 'ugly duckling turning into a beautiful swan' syndrome because if you look at the Hansel and Gretel syndrome, it was a mistake. It wasn't a duckling, it was a cygnet, and that's why it turned into a swan. The duckling should with any luck turn into a nice clucking duck and get on with its life. Cluck! Cluck! Cluck!" - Maeve Binchy

"In the story of Ugly Duckling, when did the Ugly Duckling stop feeling Ugly? When he realized that he was a Swan. Each of us has something Special, a swan of some sort, hidden inside somewhere. But until we recognize that it's there, what can we do but splash around, treading water? The Wise are Who They Are. They work with what they've got and do what they can do." - Benjamin Hoff

"Ugly is attractive. Ugly is exciting." - Miuccia Prada

"Ugly deeds are taught by ugly deeds." - Sophocles

"Fate cast me to play the role of an ugly duckling with no promise of swanning. . . . I have played my life as a comedy rather than the tragedy many would have made of it." - Marie Dressler

"My duchess," James stated, his eyes sweeping the crowd with the air of a man who has ruled the waves. "She is not a swan, because that would imply she had once been an ugly duckling." - Eloisa James

"My duchess," James stated, his eyes sweeping the crowd with the air of a man who has ruled the waves. "She is not a swan, because that would imply she had once been an ugly duckling." - Eloisa James

"Then he rustled his feathers, curved his slender neck, and cried joyfully, from the depths of his heart, 'I never dreamed of such happiness as this, while I was an ugly duckling." - Hans Christian Andersen

"Fate cast me to play the role of an ugly duckling with no promise of swanning.... I have played my life as a comedy rather than the tragedy many would have made of it." - Marie Dressler

"There's something almost perfect in the ugly duckling syndrome. Because a sensitivity is tattooed on a part of you no one else can see but can somehow guess is there." - Stephanie Klein

"The ugly duckling is a misunderstood universal myth. It's not about turning into a blonde Barbie doll or becoming what you dream of being; it's about self-revelation, becoming who you are." - Baz Luhrmann

"There are no makeovers in my books. The ugly duckling does not become a beautiful swan. She becomes a confident duck able to take charge of her own life and problems." - Maeve Binchy

"There's no need to curse God if you're an ugly duckling. He chooses those strong enough to endure it so that they can guide others who've felt the same." - Criss Jami

"Bitterness is so ugly." - Amy Heckerling

"She was ugly from the front, and I said ugly, ugly, ugly, ugly, ugly. Well, I could handle it behind her." - Lyle Lovett

"Better an ugly face than an ugly mind." - James Ellis

"There are no ugly cigars, only ugly smokers." - H L Mencken

"Good police officers are ugly." - Jo Nesbo

"Stay beautiful, keep it ugly" - Gerard Way

"New things are always ugly." - Willa Cather

"Hatred makes us all ugly." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Imperfections don't make something ugly." - Amy Neftzger

"Gold makes the ugly beautiful." - Moliere

"Imperfections do' make something ugly." - Amy Neftzger

"Winning ugly is still winning." - Kevin Hearne

"Denial is an ugly thing." - Nicholas Sparks

"There are no ugly ducklings." - Loretta Young

"Well, I'm clearly not ugly." - Megan Fox

"I've worn some ugly shoes." - Julie Bowen

"Nobody wants an ugly book." - Eric Ripert

"L.A. makes you feel ugly." - Rachel Weisz

"We live in ugly times." - David Byrne

"Imperfections don't make something ugly." - Amy Neftzger

"I always believed I was an ugly duckling in a family of swans, you know? I was such a black sheep, and it was the same way in high school... I was just kind of that awkward theater kid with a bunch of athletes... it was very Glee." - Lindsay Pearce

"Santa Claus was white and everything bad was black. The little ugly duckling was the black duck, and the black cat was the bad luck. And if I threaten you, I'm going to blackmail you.I said, 'Momma, why don't they call it 'whitemail'? They lie too.'" - Muhammad Ali

"What influenced my style was the feeling that I was a lousy artist... I was like the ugly duckling, not knowing what I was, style-wise, and thinking I was all on my own... I evolved into a style that couldn't be compared to anyone else." - Jim Rowe

"I always believed I was an ugly duckling in a family of swans, you know? I was such a black sheep, and it was the same way in high school... I was just kind of that awkward theater kid with a bunch of athletes... it was very 'Glee.'" - Lindsay Pearce

"My story wasn't one of those cliched stories of being an ugly duckling, I had a pretty good time at school. But then I think being six foot by the age of 15 meant that I couldn't help but be noticed, and that was when my physical being felt quite painful - I could not any longer walk into a room without being noticed." - Erin Oconnor

"Ugly problems often require ugly solutions. Solving an ugly problem in a pure manner is bloody hard." - Rasmus Lerdorf

"All government is an ugly necessity." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"You're all brainwashed into believing you're ugly." - David

"When reality looks too ugly, fantasize." - Jimmy Buffett

"It's much more fun to be ugly." - Robert Carlyle

"'He is very ugly,' said his mother." - Taylor Caldwell

"A tourist is an ugly human being." - Jamaica Kincaid

"What's the difference between beautiful and ugly?" - Laozi

"Jealousy is such an ugly emotion." - Cassandra Clare

"There are no ugly women, only lazy." - Coco Chanel

"Modesty was made for the ugly." - Theophile Gautier

"I'm ugly, I'm overweight, but I'm happy" - Andrew Flintoff

"Discourtesy is unspeakably ugly to me," - Hannibal

"Ugly deeds are most estimable when hidden." - Blaise Pascal

"He's too ugly to be the champ!" - Muhammad Ali

"Sometimes you have to win ugly." - Vinny Testaverde

"You're the reason our kids are ugly." - Loretta Lynn

"Nothing is irredeemably ugly but sin." - Honore De Balzac

"Pretty girls don't have ugly mouths." - Karen Marie Moning

"Don't use your film for ugly purpose." - Karl Lagerfeld

"Racism. It's ugly. Even in tubers." - Alton Brown

"I like it because its ugly" - Jack Kerouac

"The great crime which the moneyed classes and promoters of industry committed in the palmy Victorian days was the condemning of the workers to ugliness, ugliness, ugliness: meanness and formless and ugly surroundings, ugly ideals, ugly religion, ugly hope, ugly love, ugly clothes, ugly furniture, ugly houses, ugly relationship between workers and employers. The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread." - D H Lawrence

"Out of ugly, make something beautiful." - Johnny Weir

"Accent the ugly until it becomes gorgeous." - John Updike

"My knees have always been ugly." - Germaine Greer

"Sometimes love can be an ugly thing." - Sarah Dessen

"Fear is vulnerability's ugly little sister." - Jaime Murray

"The media paint ugly pictures about you." - Kim Basinger

"We are the most impassioned ugly people." - Daryl Palumbo

"I don't believe anyone is ugly." - Andrew Garfield

"'Ugly Betty' taught me everything about fashion." - Mark Indelicato

"What I hate is nasty, ugly people." - Karl Lagerfeld

"A jealous husband is an ugly thing." - Keith Ablow

"Beauty magazines make my girlfriend feel ugly." - James De La Vega

"Politics is show business for ugly people." - Paul Begala

"The beautiful remains so in ugly surroundings." - Malcolm De Chazal

"I think rage is so ugly." - Jennifer Aniston

"Very ugly things were said about me." - Carly Fiorina

"A true artist is an ugly man." - Osamu Dazai

"Washington is Hollywood for ugly people." - Joe Scarborough

"Sorrow makes an ugly face odious." - Samuel Richardson

"I felt so unbelievably ugly for years." - Trinny Woodall

"I have never met an ugly woman." - David Bailey

"Comedy is ugly. It's honest, it's raw." - Aisha Tyler

"Beautiful words are ugly motives best friends." - Steve Fowler

"There were no ugly people in Ethiopia" - Oprah Winfrey

"The thing about Janis is that she just looked so unique, an ugly duckling dressed as a princess, fearlessly so. Seeing her live was like watching a boxing match. Her performance was so in your face and electrifying that it really put you right there in the moment. There you were living your nice little life in the suburbs and suddenly there was this train wreck, and it was Janis." - Chrissie Hynde

"I was born an ugly duckling due to my mother's ill health. She wasn't supposed to be pregnant, there were all kinds of complications, she couldn't survive a cesarean section etc. She said, "They didn't hand me a child, they handed me a purple melon." I heard that when I had grown up and had no idea of the whole story because the family album had pictures of a covered carriage and my mother smiling so I assumed I was asleep." - Bernie Siegel

"Lord Chesterfield designated ugly women as the third sex; how shall we place ugly men." - Anna Cora Mowatt

"Lord Chesterfield designated ugly women as the third sex; how shall we place ugly men." - Anna C. Mowat

"Ugly live up on the inside. Ugly be a hurtful, mean person." - Kathryn Stockett

"Fashion: a beautiful thing that becomes ugly. Art: an ugly thing that becomes beautiful." - Coco Chanel

"All dams are ugly, but the Glen Canyon Dam is sinful ugly." - Edward Abbey

"An ugly voice repels me where an ugly face would not." - Agatha Christie

"Hollywood can be an ugly place and it can do ugly things to you." - Kelli Garner

"I was actually very ugly. I was ugly. I felt very insecure." - Jessica Hahn

"An ugly woman with an ugly gun is a terrible thing." - Ross Macdonald

"I've always loved slightly ugly shoes. Or even very ugly shoes." - Suki Waterhouse

"There's no such thing as an ugly goal. Ugly is to not score one." - Dada Maravilha

"'Fecundity' is an ugly word for an ugly subject. It is ugly, at least, in the eggy animal world. I don't think it is for plants." - Annie Dillard

"Applied good taste is a mark of good citizenship. Ugliness is a from of anarchy.. ugly cities, ugly advertising, ugly lives produce bad citizens." - Lester Beall

"Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Vice knows she is ugly, so puts on her mask." - Benjamin Franklin

"Because she is too ugly to kiss goodbye." - Bum Phillips

"The world's as ugly as sin, And almost as delightful." - Frederick Locker-Lampson

"Behind every glorious facade there is always hidden something ugly." - Stanislaw Lem

"I never saw an ugly thing in my life." - John Constable

"Every girl is beautiful, it's society that's ugly." - Oliver Sykes

"I might be ugly, but my cars are real pretty." - Gucci Mane

"I'm not ugly, but I'm far from pretty." - Kwon Yuri

"The truth usually has a slightly ugly look." - Mason Cooley

"Art produces ugly things which frequently become beautiful with time." - Jean Cocteau

"No amount of makeup can mask an ugly heart." - Kevyn Aucoin

"In a world of extreme beauty, anyone normal is ugly." - Scott Westerfeld

"The ugly can be beautiful. The pretty, never." - Oscar Wilde

"Swans are majestic, beautiful looking creatures. With really ugly temperaments." - Michael Gira

"Gold lends a touch of beauty even to the ugly." - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

"What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us." - Cicero

"I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"Unhappiness has nothing to teach, and resignation is ugly." - Francoise Sagan

"When everyone in the world sees beauty, then ugly exists." - Laozi

"All my friends / viewing the moon - / an ugly bunch." - Matsuo Basho

"This issue has brought out the ugly in our society." - Sharon Har

"Take nothing for granted as beautiful or ugly." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"Life is too short to dance with ugly men" - Christina Dodd

"They're ugly, but those are the facts of life." - Harper Lee

"I cannot see myself as a wife. Ugly word." - Greta Garbo

"Vice knows [its] ugly, so [it] puts on [a] mask." - Benjamin Franklin

"Be the ugly one, look at the nice one." - Karl Pilkington

"But I knew Nick. He was too ugly to die." - Kim Harrison

"One can be ugly in looks, but lovely in disposition." - L Frank Baum

"A woman with good shoes i never ugly!" - Coco Chanel

"but who can feel ugly, when their heart feels joy" - C S Lewis

"Beautiful. And ugly. The world is always both." - Ann Aguirre

"There are no ugly questions except those clothed in condescension." - John Steinbeck



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