Tales Quotes

"A pestilance is how ...

"A pestilance is how the balance restores itself." - Tales from Earsea
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"We realized that life, even the worst of life, consists of an alternat...

"We realized that life, even the worst of life, consists of an alternation of joys and sorrows, successes and failures, and there was no need to fear the failures more than the successes." - Harlan Shalanov "Kolyma Tales"
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"Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. ...

"Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed." --G.K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 10
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"Some day you will be old...

"Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again." ~ C. S. Lewis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 03
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"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they...

"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." -Neil Gaiman, Coraline
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 01
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Some day you will be old...

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again - C.S. Lewis
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 11
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"If you want your children to be intelligent, read...

"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." - Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 12
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β€œThings need not have happened to be true. Tales a...

β€œThings need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.” - Morpheus
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 22
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β€œIf you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hop...

β€œIf you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer If youre a pretender com sit by my fire For we have some flax golden tales to spin Come in! Come in!” ― Shel Silverstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 09
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"Fairy tales are more than true: not because t...

"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." - Neil Gaiman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 13
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"Life doesn't have fairy tal...

"Life doesn't have fairy tale endings. If it did, we wouldn't need fairy tales." -Anonymous
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 10
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Fairy tales are more than true, not because the...

Fairy tales are more than true, not because they tell us that dragons exist; but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. ~ G. K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 26
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"You're a huge gen...

"You're a huge genius, Carlitos." ~Don Genaro (Tales of Power)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 24
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"Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. ...

"Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed." - G.K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 27
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"If you want your children to be intelligent, read...

"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." ~ Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 04
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"Fairy tales are more than true: not because t...

"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." - Neil Gaiman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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β€œFairy tales are more than true; not because th...

β€œFairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten” - G.K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 23
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When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had bee...

When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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If there's no time to call in the b...

If there's no time to call in the big guns, you must become one. β€”Eli Pepperjack, Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 30
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β€œWhen I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been fo...

β€œWhen I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.” - C. S. Lewis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 21
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"Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him wit...

"Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward, and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave." - THEODORE DREISER
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 12
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Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. ...

Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. :G.K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 15
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β€œFairy tales are more than true: not because they...

β€œFairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” - Neil Gaiman, Coraline
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β€œPay heed to the tales of old wives. It may we...

β€œPay heed to the tales of old wives. It may well be that they alone keep in memory what it was once needful for the wise to know.”-J.R.R. Tolkien
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 07
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Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. C...

Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. - G. K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 29
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β€œIf you want your children to be intelligent, read...

β€œIf you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” β€” Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 06
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Fairy tales are more than true: not because t...

Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. - Neil Gaiman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 30
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J.R.R. Tolkien - "All tales may come true; and yet, at the last, red...

J.R.R. Tolkien - "All tales may come true; and yet, at the last, redeemed, they may be as like and as unlike the forms that we give them as Man, finally redeemed, will be like and unlike the fallen that we know."
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β€œFairy tales are more than true; not because the...

β€œFairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten" - G. K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 08
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'Through darkness one may come to the light,' ...

'Through darkness one may come to the light,' said Gelmir. 'Yet one will walk under the Sun while one may,' said Tuor. - Unfinished Tales (p.21)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 30
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"The Iron Guard?" Jacob quizzed. "They're real? I thought they we...

"The Iron Guard?" Jacob quizzed. "They're real? I thought they were just another fairy tale." "The fairy tales are real, Jacob. It's humanity that is quickly becoming a myth." β€” Dean F. Wilson, Skyshaker
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 10
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Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and...

Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot. - Neil Gaiman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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"Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dre...

"Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot." -Neil Gaiman (The Sandman)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 25
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Fairy tales are more than true; not because the...

Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” - G.K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 15
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The creative imagination is the essential elem...

The creative imagination is the essential element of a true scientist, and fairy tales are the childhood stimulus to this quality. Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 04
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β€œFairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that d...

β€œFairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” - G.K. Chesterton or Neil Gaiman. I've seen it attributed to both.
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"Fairy tales are more than true: not because th...

"Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." G.K. Chesterton
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