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Top 37 Quotes About Pygmalion

#1. Every man is his own Pygmalion, and spends his life fashioning himself. And in fashioning himself, for good or ill, he fashions the human race and its future.

I. F. Stone

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#2. Am reserving two tickets for you for my premiere. Come and bring a friend - if you have one. Telegram inviting Winston Churchill to opening night of Pygmalion. Churchill wired back: Impossible to be present for the first performance. Will attend the second - if there is one.

George Bernard Shaw

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#3. If you're the oldest in a large family, you tend to do everything yourself, particularly if you are the first American. You begin a habit or pattern that makes it easy to reject other help.

Pete Hamill

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#4. Galatea never does quite like Pygmalion: his relation to her is too godlike to be altogether agreeable.

George Bernard Shaw

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#5. If God is to create or to preserve a creature, God must be present and must make and preserve God's creation both in its innermost and outermost aspects.

Martin Luther

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#6. I've been shocked by film actors - 25 and under - having such confidence and cockiness to rewrite a scene. My background is more about the director being in control. It's all about yielding. It's an oddly submissive relationship in which you're moulded, Pygmalion-style.

Anne-Marie Duff

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#7. The great secret ... is not having bad manners or good manners ... but having the same manner for all human souls.

George Bernard Shaw

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#8. How can she? She's incapable of understanding anything. Besides, do any of us understand what we are doing? If we did, would we ever do it?

George Bernard Shaw

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#9. What was the name of Pygmalion's sister?"
She blinked, twice, obviously surprised. "Ummm," she said, keeping her eyes on me. "I don't know."
Rogerson did," I told her. "Rogerson knew everything.

Sarah Dessen

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#10. Telco is totally committed to commercial vehicles, where it is bound to remain a major player. What may well happen in the future is we may split the company into two business units.

Ratan Tata

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#11. Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby

George Bernard Shaw

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#12. If 'Pygmalion' is not good enough for your friends with its own verbal music, their talent must be altogether extraordinary.

George Bernard Shaw

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#13. Making Life means making trouble

George Bernard Shaw

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#14. And of course, in the case of Barack Obama, had he not won primaries - and particularly the heavily important caucus in Iowa - if the public hadn't shown that they were prepared to vote for a black president, we wouldn't have one today.

Geoffrey Cowan

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#15. It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman hate or despise him.

George Bernard Shaw

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#16. Archway and hit the light switch for the

J.R. Ward

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#17. My most difficult class at Harvard Business School would have to be finance.

Tyra Banks

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#18. Sweet music! sacred tongue of God.

Charles Godfrey Leland

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#19. Pygmalion formed an ivory maid, and longed for an informing soul. She, on the contrary, combined all the qualities of a hero's mind, and fate presented a statue in which she might enshrine them.

Mary Wollstonecraft

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#20. Eliza was my first name for two reasons. My dad was reading 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' which features the maid Eliza in it, when I was born. Then there was Eliza Doolittle from 'My Fair Lady' and 'Pygmalion.' My mum always loved the name, and I got called Eliza Doolittle a lot, so it stuck, basically.

Eliza Doolittle

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#21. Most of what Hawaii has to offer is no secret. Pipeline is probably the most famous wave in the world.

Kelly Slater

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#22. Lord, but did he grow up nice.

Kelly Moran

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#23. Always ensure to keep focus on what you desire and not what others want you to focus upon.

Steven Redhead

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#24. I don't want to talk grammar. I want to talk like a lady.

George Bernard Shaw

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#25. There were times Ruma felt closer to her mother in death than she had in life, an intimacy born simply of thinking of her so often, of missing her. But she knew that this was an illusion, a mirage, and that the distance between them was now infinite, unyielding.

Jhumpa Lahiri

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#26. There's only one way of escaping trouble; and that's killing things. Henry Higgins, Act V, Pygmalion

George Bernard Shaw

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#27. I was not a very popular kid in high school, and I had this idea that the way that I dressed would change how liked I was. It was that kind of Pygmalion story. I think, ultimately that's probably why I became interested in fashion, its transformative power, and how it can change your identity.

Joseph Altuzarra

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#28. Women upset everything. When you let them into your life, you find that the woman is driving at one thing and you're driving at another.

George Bernard Shaw

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#29. Blue grass was the outgrowth of Irish music. As a matter of fact a lot the tunes, a lot of the melodies and the jigs ... have different names but are actually the same tunes.

Keith Getty

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#30. The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain

Eliza Doolittle

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#31. The play you're referring to. It's Pygmalion. My Fair Lady is just its bastard offspring. I

Jojo Moyes

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#32. Medicine had granted permission to a fantasy that men have never abandoned, a muddled version of what Pygmalion wanted - something between a real woman and a beautiful thing.

Siri Hustvedt

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#33. I want my pockets to be like a TARDIS, or Mary Poppins's carpetbag.

Jenny Lawson

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#34. Venus, taking pity on the artist Pygmalion when he fell hopelessly in love with his statue, granted his fondest wish and turned the statue into a beautiful woman, Galatea.

Michio Kaku

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#35. A group of girls with their hair hanging loose over their shoulders, and the most strident voices imaginable, sold flowers at the foot of an equestrian statue, done in bronze by Thornycroft when the Empress was a young woman.

Willa Cather

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#36. Wherever we go we do harm, forgiving
ourselves as wheels do cement for wearing
each other out. We set this house
on fire, forgetting that we live within.
(from "To a Meadowlark," for M.L. Smoker)

Jim Harrison

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#37. I've always really been interested in the Pygmalion myth and both what it has to say about creativity and what it has to say about relationships between men and women.

Zoe Kazan

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