Saturday, February 1, 2014

Doll Quotes

“Little girls love dolls. They just don’t love doll clothes. We’ve got four thousand dolls and ain’t one of them got a stitch of clothes on.” Jeff Foxworthy

“Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake.” – Pooh’s Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne

“Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout “Bang!” George Will

“We say that a girl with her doll anticipates the mother. It is more true, perhaps, that most mothers are still but children with playthings.” F. H. Bradley

“You can buy about four hundred tiny fashion separates that mix and match to create three tasteful outfits. In that way, the doll is incredibly lifelike. Chilling, even.” Chuck Palahniuk

“For two weeks I gambled in green pastures. The dice were my cousins and the dolls were agreeable with nice teeth and no last names” Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls

“Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested – for a while at least. The peoople are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day.” Emma Goldman

“Stouter dolls than I might have quailed at being pressed into service by a Hindoo snake-charmer. I cannot say it is a stage of my career that I enjoy remembering, but at least I comfort myself with the thought that I did not behave in any way which would bring disgrace upon my kind.” Hitty, the doll from Dorothy P. Lathrop’s tales

“Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!” Victor Hugo

“It is an anxious, sometimes a dangerous thing to be a doll. Dolls cannot choose; they can only be chosen; they cannot ‘do’; they can only be done by.” ― Rumer Godden, The Dolls’ House 

“Somebody’s poisoned the waterhole!” pullstring quotes from Woody in Toy Story

“I have been thinking; our mistress gave us the nice dinner out under the trees to teach us a lesson. She wished us to know that we could have had all the goodies we wished, whenever we wished, if we had behaved ourselves. And our lesson was that we must never take without asking what we could always have for the asking! So let us all remember and try never again to do anything which might cause those who love us any unhappiness!” Raggedy Anne

“Figuring weight for age, all dolls are the same.”  Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls

FALSTAFF: You make fat rascals, Mistress Doll.
DOLL TEARSHEET: I make them! gluttony and diseases make them; I
make them not.
2 Henry IV 2.4.37 (Shakespeare)

“If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.”– Pooh’s Little Instruction Book, inspired by A. A. Milne
“Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child’s loss of a doll and a king’s loss of a crown are events of the same size” Mark Twain

“I just want you to know that even though you tried to terminate me, revenge is not an idea we promote on my planet.” Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story

“A girl is Innocence playing in the mud, Beauty standing on its head, and Motherhood dragging a doll by the foot” Allen Beck

“You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t often happen to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are “Real,” most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are “Real” you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.” The Skin Horse speaks with the Velveteen Rabbit

“You know you’ve made it when you’ve been moulded in miniature plastic. But you know what children do with Barbie dolls – it’s a bit scary, actually.” Cate Blanchett

“Some people care too much, I think it’s called love.”– Winnie the Pooh

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