Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Fairy-Tale Quotes



"Fear isn't so difficult to understand. After all, weren't we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It's just a different wolf. This fright complex is rooted in every individual."
— Alfred Hitchcock

No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true."
— Walt Disney's Cinderella

"She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it)."
— Lewis Carroll (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass)

"If he could learn to love another, and earn her love in return by the time the last petal fell, then the spell would be broken. If not, he would be doomed to remain a beast for all time. As the years passed, he fell into despair and lost all hope. For who could ever learn to love a beast? -Beauty & the Beast"

"When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies."
— J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan)

"'Fairy Tales always have a happy ending.' That depends... on wether you are Rumpelstiltskin or the Queen."
— Jane Yolen (Briar Rose)

"If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all."
— Audrey Hepburn

"There is nothing sweeter in this sad world than the sound of someone you love calling your name."
— Kate DiCamillo (The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread)