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1. "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."
Author: Baz Luhrmann
2. "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."
Author: Benjamin Hoff
3. "In Los Angeles, I feel like the ugly duckling, like I'm from Venus or something."
Author: Eva Green
4. "I never dreamed of such happiness as this, while I was an ugly duckling."
Author: Hans Christian Andersen
5. "Nobody really metamorphoses. Cinderella is always Cinderella, just in a nicer dress. The Ugly Duckling was always a swan, just a smaller version. And I bet the tadpole and the caterpillar still feel the same, even when they're jumping and flying, swimming and floating.Just like I am now."
Author: Holly Smale
6. "I don't have ugly ducklings turning into swans in my stories. I have ugly ducklings turn into confident ducks."
Author: Maeve Binchy
7. "When I was very young I was the ugly duckling. I had a lot of complexes. My sister was wonderful and I was nothing."
Author: Nana Mouskouri
8. "I grew up feeling like the ugly duckling, and things have not changed that much."
Author: Nicollette Sheridan
9. "I still had this idea that there was a whole world of marvelous golden people somewhere, as far ahead of me as the seniors at Rye when I was in the sixth grade; people who knew everything instinctively, who made their lives work out the way they wanted without even trying, who never had to make the best of a bad job because it never occured to them to do anything less then perfectly the first time. Sort of heroic super-people, all of them beautiful and witty and calm and kind, and I always imagined that when I did find them I'd suddenly know that I Belonged among them, that I was one of them, that I'd been meant to be one of them all along, and everything in teh meantime had been a mistake; and they'd know it too. I'd be like the ugly duckling among the swans."
Author: Richard Yates
10. "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."
Author: Russell Brand
11. "I was the ugly duckling until I reached puberty."
Author: Tanya Roberts
12. "To ugly ducklings everywhere,Don't worry about those fluffy yellow morons:They'll never get to be swans"
Author: Zoë Marriott

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