Colonel Hugh Pickering: Are you a man of good character where women are concerned?
Professor Henry Higgins: Have you ever met a man of good character where women are concerned?
Colonel Hugh Pickering: Yes, very frequently.
Professor Henry Higgins: Well, I haven't. I find that the moment a woman makes friends with me she becomes jealous, exacting, suspicious, and a damn nuisance. And I find that the moment I make friends with a woman I become selfish and tyrannical. So here I am, a confirmed old bachelor and likely to remain so.

I could have danced all night.

Eliza Doolittle

Higgins, at a time like this, it's positively indecent that you don't need a glass of port.

Colonel Hugh Pickering

The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated.

Eliza Doolittle

The question is not whether I've treated you rudely but whether you've ever heard me treat anyone else better.

Professor Henry Higgins

Professor Henry Higgins: May I ask, do you complain of your treatment here?
Eliza Doolittle: No.
Professor Henry Higgins: Has anyone behaved badly? Colonel Pickering, Mrs. Pearce?
Eliza Doolittle: No.
Professor Henry Higgins: You certainly don't pretend that I have treated you badly?
Eliza Doolittle: No.

You impudent hussy!

Professor Henry Higgins

There can't be any feeling between the likes of me and the likes of you.

Eliza Doolittle

The French don't care what they do actually, as long as they pronounce it properly.

Professor Henry Higgins

I've learned something from your idiotic notions, I confess that; humbly and gratefully.

Professor Henry Higgins

By George, Eliza, the streets will be strewn with the bodies of men shooting themselves for your sake before I'm done with you.

Professor Henry Higgins

There even are places where English completely disappears; in America they haven't used it for years.

Professor Henry Higgins

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My Fair Lady Quotes

[singing] Women are irrational, that's all there is to that! Their heads are full of cotton, hay, and rags. They're nothing but exasperating, irritating, vacillating, calculating, agitating, maddening and infuriating hags!

Professor Henry Higgins

Come on, Dover! Come on, Dover! Move your bloomin' arse!

Eliza Doolittle