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Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales.
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Fairy-tales are nice.
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In the end everything will be okay. But hurdles have to be jumped through first.
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Fairy tales are experienced by their hearers and readers, not as realistic, but as symbolic poetry.
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Fairy tales are such evil little stories for young children.
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Fairy tales and folk tales are for children and childlike people, not because they are little and in...
ANTHONY M. ESOLEN
Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.
GEORGE SANTAYANA
She will remember your heart when men are fairy tales in books written by rabbits.
PETER S. BEAGLE
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Do not ask questions of fairy tales
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Don't ask questions of fairy tales.
JEWISH FOLK SAYING
Fairy tales were stupid. And dangerous.
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Never trust the meaning of fairy tales.
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Do not ask questions of fairy tales
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And then they lived happily, and we who hear the story are happier still.
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Remember all fairy tales end at some point.
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Do you ever wonder about the fairy tales of life?
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I want to talk about political and economic fairy tales
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Myths, fables and fairy tales are parables of what could never ever happen except in real life.
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Think what you would have been now, if instead of being fed with tales and old wives' fables in chil...
CHARLES LAMB
at the center of every fairy tale lay a truth that gave the story its power.
SUSAN WIGGS
To most people today, the name Snow White evokes visions of dwarfs whistling as they work, and a wid...
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We granted one of her last wishes.
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If there is one ‘constant’ in the structure and theme of the wonder tale, it is transformation.
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When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy h...
ALBERT EINSTEIN
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You're just so confident and self-sufficient. So many girls - especially in my world - are so insecu...
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LAO SHE
To believe that you can contain this locally is to believe in fairy tales.
MIKE OSTERHOLM
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JANE YOLEN
The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in.
W.H. AUDEN
[The fairy tale] is accused of giving children a false impression of the world they live in. But I t...
C.S. LEWIS
This is the thing about fairy tales: You have to live through them, before you get to happily ever a...
KAT HOWARD
Even when a prohibition in a fairy-story is guessed to be derived from some taboo once practised lon...
J.R.R. TOLKIEN
Inevitably they find their way into the forest. It is there that they lose and find themselves. It i...
JACK D. ZIPES
We cling to our fairy tales until the price for believing in them becomes too high.
RANSOM RIGGS
One shouldn't be labelled a cynic just because one refuses to believe in fairy tales.
MARTY RUBIN
No one is too old for fairy tales.
NICK LAKE
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I really feel that we're not giving children enough credit for distinguishing what's right and what'...
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If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
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If you happen to read fairy tales, you will observe that one idea runs from one end of them to the o...
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The more one knows fairy tales the less fantastical they appear; they can be vehicles of the grimmes...
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At all ages, if [fantasy and myth] is used well by the author and meets the right reader, it has the...
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Mother didn't understand that children aren't frightened by stories; that their lives are full of fa...
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Children are more able to objectively synthesize a story involving vampires, monsters, or dragons du...
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When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
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I have very happy memories of fairy tales. My mother used to take me to the library in Toronto to ch...
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The piano—that, too, was an adventure. A little girl tried to learn to play it. Her mother insiste...
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I gave you my heart, but it wasn't enough.
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To believe that you can contain this locally is to believe in fairy tales.
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Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell u...
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Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You'll definitely be happier.
SIMONE ELKELES
Okay, so I shouldn't have fucked with her on the introduction thing. Writing nothing except, ...
SIMONE ELKELES
Nobody really knows her
Except the chosen few
Her secrets are kept hidden
Behind that...
SIMONE ELKELES
Doing something positive will help turn your mood around. When you smile, your body relaxes. When yo...
SIMONE ELKELES
Just so you know, I’m goin’ to enlist.”
“I’m proud of you. But why?”
I groan a...
SIMONE ELKELES
K,
the lady at the store said yellow means friendship and red means love. The rosary is the onl...
SIMONE ELKELES
And just so you know for the future, I like my double-chocolate chip cookies warm and soft in the mi...
SIMONE ELKELES
It's pure instinct that makes me rebel every time someone tries to control my life and hand out more...
SIMONE ELKELES
Okay, seriously, I dont know if this is true or not, but I heard people who use profanity are trying...
SIMONE ELKELES
-You think I’ve got a big ego and an attitude problem?
-I don’t think you do, Carlos. I kno...
SIMONE ELKELES
Tofu tacos are not Mexican. I think putting tofu on anything and calling it Mexican is an insult to ...
SIMONE ELKELES
I'm in deep shit Alex, 'cause I think I'd like nothin' better than to wake up with her every mornin'...
SIMONE ELKELES
I'm ready for that adrenaline rush...with you.
SIMONE ELKELES
With someone you like that much, the lows are as low as the highs are high. Does that make sense?' SIMONE ELKELES Hey, mamacitas! How about you ditch those losers and come with us. We'll show you a real go...
SIMONE ELKELES
I'm not starting any fights. I might finish one though.
SIMONE ELKELES
[about her offer of a Swedish massage]
Alex: You're not Swedish.
Brittany: Yeah, well, ne...
SIMONE ELKELES
Being brave is not as easy as it looks.
SIMONE ELKELES
—No, la próxima vez que te bese durará un largo, largo tiempo. Y cuando lo hayamos hecho compren...
SIMONE ELKELES
Es difícil mantener todo igual cuando las mismas cosas lucen y se sienten diferentes.
SIMONE ELKELES
Cómo me gustaría poder retroceder al año pasado y empezar de nuevo. La vida no te permite hacer e...
SIMONE ELKELES
I'll tell you what's real. Real is that I was in jail for the past year, rooming with drug dealers a...
SIMONE ELKELES
I'm standing here, holding a half a lemon in my hand. I'm speechless, I'm excited . . . I'm a wreck....
SIMONE ELKELES
I can't sleep. Too many thoughts running through my useless head.
SIMONE ELKELES
I wasn't going to kiss you."'
'You weren't?' I look up look up at him.
[...]
'Nope, t...
SIMONE ELKELES
the scary part is that people don't realize how much they've changed .
SIMONE ELKELES
I cry a lot.'
'Yeah? Well I'm gonna change that.
SIMONE ELKELES
I want to make sure Kiara’s got a boyfriend who has more to offer than a hot bod and a face that c...
SIMONE ELKELES
Didn't you learn anything from my mistakes?" he asks.
Shit, when Alex was in the Latino Blood b...
SIMONE ELKELES
When Brittany walks into Mrs. P.'s class on Friday I'm still thinking about how I'm going to get bac...
SIMONE ELKELES
Kiss me to see if we still have it. 'Cause you own my heart,soul,and everything else in between.
SIMONE ELKELES
We have to endure the discordance between imagination and fact. It is better to say, “I am sufferi...
SIMONE WEIL
When a contradiction is impossible to resolve except by a lie, then we know that it is really a door...
SIMONE WEIL
Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
SIMONE SIGNORET
To set up as a standard of public morality a notion which can neither be defined nor conceived is to...
SIMONE WEIL
I suffer more from the humiliations inflicted by my country than from those inflicted on her.
SIMONE WEIL
It would seem that man was born a slave, and that slavery is his natural condition. At the same time...
SIMONE WEIL
The role of the intelligence --that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions is m...
SIMONE WEIL
It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a ...
SIMONE WEIL
At the bottom of the heart of every human being, from earliest infancy until the tomb, there is some...
SIMONE WEIL
Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.
SIMONE WEIL
The payment of debts is necessary for social order. The non-payment is quite equally necessary for s...
SIMONE WEIL
Every time that I think of the crucifixion of Christ, I commit the sin of envy.
SIMONE WEIL
Every new development for the last three centuries has brought men closer to a state of affairs in w...
SIMONE WEIL
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
SIMONE WEIL
Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them thei...
SIMONE WEIL
Those who are unhappy have no need for anythingin this world but people capable of giving them the...
SIMONE WEIL
The afflicted are not listened to. They are like someone whose tongue has been cut out and who occas...
SIMONE WEIL
Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing; it is the person crushed w...
SIMONE WEIL
The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as ...
SIMONE WEIL
To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys afforded...
SIMONE WEIL