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I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy, hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.
William Butler Yeats
You should treat a muse like a fairy.
There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.
Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.
I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I'm a big shoe girl.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.
I don't know what to think about magic and fairy tales.
Maybe my fairy tale has a different ending than I dreamed it would. But that's OK.
Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
James M. Barrie
I'd imagine my wedding as a fairy tale... huge, beautiful and white.
Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.
Hans Christian Andersen
The point is, how do you know the Guarantee Fairy isn't a crazy glue sniffer.
All the ancient classic fairy tales have always been scary and dark.
Helena Bonham Carter
The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible.
'Snow White' is an old fairy tale, so obviously the idea of vanity and obsession with youth is long-standing. With today's science, people have become crazy with trying to move their face around. It's bizarre.
This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future.
In fairy tales the bad guy is very easy to spot. The bad guy is always wearing a black cape so you always know who he is.
I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria. My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.
I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.
When I went back to England after a year away, the country seemed stuck, dozing in a fairy tale, stifled by the weight of tradition.
In kindergarten that used to be my job, to tell them fairytales. I liked Hans Christian Andersen, and the Grimm fairy tales, all the classic fairy tales.
Francis Ford Coppola
As much as I'd like to meet the tooth fairy on an evening walk, I don't really believe it can happen.
Chris Van Allsburg
Fairy tales to me are never happy, sweet stories. They're moral stories about overcoming the dark side and the bad.
My mother might find a thin gold chain at the back of a drawer, wadded into an impossibly tight knot, and give it to me to untangle. It would have a shiny, sweaty smell, and excite me: Gold chains linked you to the great fairy tales and myths, to Arabia, and India; to the great weight of the world, but lighter than a feather.
I didn't like fairy tales when I was younger. I found a lot of fairy tales scary. They really didn't sit well with me.
I found a lot of fairy tales scary. They really didn't sit well with me.
But I don't know if people are meant to be together. You have to have a lot in common, choose well and be really fortunate. It's not like you're sprinkled with fairy dust. You have to believe that love will be there when you need it.
Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers.
Hans Christian Andersen
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