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Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales.
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Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.
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Do not ask questions of fairy tales
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Don't ask questions of fairy tales.
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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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The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in.
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I want to talk about political and economic fairy tales
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I want to talk about political and economic fairy tales
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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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Myths, fables and fairy tales are parables of what could never ever happen except in real life.
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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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We granted one of her last wishes.
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We cling to our fairy tales until the price for believing in them becomes too high.
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To believe that you can contain this locally is to believe in fairy tales.
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To believe that you can contain this locally is to believe in fairy tales.
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Every fairy tale had a bloody lining. Every one had teeth and claws.
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Fairy tales thrive on black and white. In life, there’s only grey – no bad guys, no good guys. Y...
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People don't like the true and simple; they like fairy tales and humbug.
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When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
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Think of every fairy-tale villainess you've ever heard of. Think of the wicked witches, the evil que...
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There was once a young man who wished to gain his Heart’s Desire.
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I loved fairy tales as a kid, so that's where my mind gravitates.
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ah, life—
the thing
that happens
to us
while we’re off
somewhere else AMANDA LOVELACE
I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales.
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We would often be sorry if our wishes were granted.
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He was walking into Faerie, in search of a fallen star, with no idea how he would find the star, nor...
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Please tell a story about a girl who gets away.”
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Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in ...
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Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
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The best way to be a child again is to read fairy tales.
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Truly, there is magic in fairy tales.
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Your American fairytales end that way.  Real fairytales end in blood or tears.
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[Fairy tales] make rivers run with wine only to make us remember, for one wild moment, that they run...
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Uncertainty, in the presence of vivid hopes and fears, is painful, but must be endured if we wish to...
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Nourishing a youth sublime/ With the fairy tales of science, and the long result of Time.
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Though it's fearful,
Though it's deep, though it's dark
And though you may lose the path...
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Fairytales never last, what does is the memories you build,the maturity you gain,& the word Love you...
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I am not sure how much good is done by moralising about fairy tales. This can be unsubtle - telling ...
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Fear isn't so difficult to understand. After all, weren't we all frightened as children? Nothing has...
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Imagine having a mother who worries that you read too much. The question is, what is it that's suppo...
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SIMONE SIGNORET
I got old the way that women who aren't actresses grow old.
SIMONE SIGNORET
Nostalgia is not what it used to be.
SIMONE SIGNORET
A successful competition for me is always going out there and putting 100 percent into whatever I...
SIMONE BILES
Once you get a kitten, the natural thing you do is take a billion photos.
HANNAH SIMONE
Before a big event, I usually go to church and light a candle for St. Sebastian, who is the patron s...
SIMONE BILES
As athletes, we're always going to have aches and pains, but when your teammates cheer you on, y...
SIMONE BILES
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
SIMONE WEIL
Evil is neither suffering nor sin; it is both at the same time, it is something common to them both....
SIMONE WEIL
To us, men of the West, a very strange thing happened at the turn of the century; without noticing i...
SIMONE WEIL
In relation to God, we are like a thief who has burgled the house of a kindly householder and been a...
SIMONE WEIL
Flirting is funny. And it's awkward and weird.
HANNAH SIMONE
You can't force chemistry. It's either there or it's not. You can't create it.
HANNAH SIMONE
If I could travel back in time, I'd bring back the entire Wu-Tang Clan.
HANNAH SIMONE
Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.
SIMONE WEIL
I don't like rap music at all. I don't think it's music. It's just a beat and rapping.
NINA SIMONE
In this world, only those people who have fallen to the lowest degree of humiliation, far below begg...
SIMONE WEIL
The role of the intelligence - that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions is m...
SIMONE WEIL
While I was growing up all over, in all my different schools, I was always doing theater, auditionin...
HANNAH SIMONE
I'm a real rebel with a cause.
NINA SIMONE
I am particular about the seating of the audience-also about how much money they pay-but most of all...
NINA SIMONE
Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes ...
SIMONE VEIL
The future is made of the same stuff as the present
SIMONE WEIL
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is deta...
SIMONE WEIL
The sum of the particular intentions of God is the universe itself.
SIMONE WEIL
I am fortunate that I have two older brothers, and they have definitely helped me with being competi...
SIMONE MANUEL
I'm thrilled that I was able to share my first Olympic Games experience with my U.S. teammates.
SIMONE BILES
Sometimes you have to go ‘yippee-ki-yay’ on a person who deserves it.
NAIMA SIMONE
I suspect there isn't an actor alive who was able to truthfully answer his family's questions after ...
SIMONE SIGNORET
The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his l...
SIMONE WEIL
When I was studying... there weren't any black concert pianists. My choices were intuitive, and ...
NINA SIMONE
As a political weapon, it has helped me for 30 years defend the rights of American blacks and third-...
NINA SIMONE
As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame, they kill; or at least t...
SIMONE WEIL
Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to kno...
SIMONE WEIL
There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying ...
SIMONE WEIL
A mind enclosed in language is in prison.
SIMONE WEIL
A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.
SIMONE WEIL
Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being.
SIMONE WEIL
The needs of a human being are sacred. Their satisfaction cannot be subordinated either to reasons o...
SIMONE WEIL
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of p...
SIMONE WEIL
Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the princi...
SIMONE WEIL
When a man's life is destroyed or damaged by some wound or privation of soul or body, which is due t...
SIMONE WEIL