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Fairy Dust Quotes


"True love is born of experience, not fairy dust." - Janette Oke

"Bacon bits are like the fairy dust of the food community." - Jim Gaffigan

"Fairy dust is very useful. I use it to turn oatmeal into cake." - David Shannon

"Fugazi, Fugazi. It's a wazy. It's a woozie. It's fairy dust." - Mark Hanna

"You either make dust or eat dust." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"Nothing but dust and fundamentalists." - Terry Pratchett

"...trail dust is thicker'n blood...." - Louis L'Amour

"Dust, who is not dust? I am dust. But I am your Member of Parliament, nevertheless." - Halldór Laxness

"The public has become my fairy godmother." - Eartha Kitt

"Dust into Dust, and under Dust to lie, Sans Wine, sans Song, sans Singer, and-sans End!" - Omar Khayyam

"History is a great dust heap." - Thomas Carlyle

"In my case dust has become Gold" - A R Rahman

"We are but dust and shadow." - Horace

"That great dust-heap called 'history'." - Augustine Birrell

"Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble." - Benjamin Franklin

"Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience." - George Santayana

"It's a sword, not a fairy wand, you know." - John Flanagan

"Fashion advice from the Tooth Fairy, that's great." - John Cena

"Chess is a fairy tale of 1001 blunders." - Savielly Tartakower

"The dead have need of fairy tales too." - Zbigniew Herbert

"Comic books to me are fairy tales for grown-ups." - Stan Lee

"Even nightingales can't be fed on fairy tales." - Ivan Turgenev

"I love fairy tales and feel very affected by them." - Alice Hoffman

"To me, a fairy tale seems to have become reality." - Nelly Sachs

"Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales." - Walter Ulbricht

"I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales." - Carol Ann Duffy

"I was a Nancy Drew girl. Also Grimms' fairy tales." - Sue Monk Kidd

"What is man? Hope turned to dust. No. What is man? Dust turned to hope." - Elie Wiesel

"The dust to which this flesh shall return, it is the ancient dreaming dust of God." - John Mellencamp

"Kelly Link is inimitable. Her stories are like nothing else, dark yet sparkling with her unique brand of fairy dust. This is the most marvelous kind of trouble to get in." - Erin Morgenstern

"I felt like a rich vagabond who had passed through the world paving my way with gold fairy dust, then realizing too late that the path disintegrated as soon as I passed over it." - Amy Tan

"A project like 'Rizzoli & Isles' is something you can't pursue. It's something that comes to you... I like to call it 'fairy dust.' And it happened without my having to do anything." - Tess Gerritsen

"More often than not, we want him to have fairy wings and spread fairy dust and shine like a precious little star, dispensing nothing but good times on everyone, like some kind of hybrid of Tinker Bell and Aladdin's Genie. But the God of the Bible, this God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, is a pillar of fire and a column of smoke." - Matt Chandler

"More often than not, we want him to have fairy wings and spread fairy dust and shine like a precious little star, dispensing nothing but good times on everyone, like some kind of hybrid of Tinker Bell and Aladdin's Genie. But the God of the Bible, this God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, is a pillar of fire and a column of smoke." - Matt Chandler

"It is true that we are made of dust. And the world is also made of dust. But the dust has motes rising." - Muhammed Iqbal

"Jazz washes away the dust of every day life." - Art Blakey

"When love turns into dust, money becomes the substitution." - D H Lawrence

"Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust." - Emily Dickinson

"We are dust and shadow. [Lat., Pulvis et umbra sumus.]" - Horace

"Everything is trust, all the rest is dust." - Gordon Lightfoot

"Look what a little vain dust we are!" - Joseph Addison

"To a collector of curios, the dust is metadata." - David Weinberger

"The seeker after truth should be humbler than the dust." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Art sweeps the everyday dust from your soul." - Pablo Picasso

"Men are made of the dust of the earth." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Memory and dust, he thought, link us to the past." - Clifford D Simak

"Life is too short to dust every week." - Mary Engelbreit

"Truth should so humble that even dust could crush it." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust." - Alexander Pope

"Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with." - Thomas Carlyle

"Dust does rise, doesn't it? And so can I." - Dionne Warwick

"I will show you fear in a handful of dust." - T S Eliot

"Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble." - Benjamin Franklin

"Historical science is being left in the dust." - Jack Horner

"The sons of Adam are formed from dust; if not humble as the dust, they fall short of being men." - Saadi

"Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Fairy tales are my natural language. I feel at ease telling fairy tales like a fish feels in water. I am totally free." - Michel Ocelot

"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

"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

"Maybe she was being so hoity-toity because she didn't have her own fairy godmother." - Charlaine Harris

"I don't believe in fairy tales, but I believe in you and me" - Natalia Kills

"I have to believe in fairy tales and I have to believe in love." - Taylor Swift

"The fairy tale always takes place in worlds that are between, unidentifiable." - Nicolas Winding Refn

"Fairy-tales are nice." - Syd Barrett

"By fairy hands their knell is rung; By forms unseen their dirge is sung." - William Collins

"Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down?" - Eliza Cook

"Look at Jane Austen. Her characters derive in a reasonably straight line from fairy tales." - Andrew Davies

"People don't like the true and simple; they like fairy tales and humbug." - Edmond De Goncourt

"Seeing my parents makes me realise that life is not a fairy tale." - Mollie King

"I always wanted the fairy tale, but now I want someone who is a great partner." - Elisabeth Rohm

"If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future." - Danielle Steel

"I'd imagine my wedding as a fairy tale... huge, beautiful and white." - Paris Hilton

"She wanted to return to her dream. Perhaps it was still somewhere there behind her closed eyelids. Perhaps a little of its happiness still clung like gold dust to her lashes. Don't dreams in fairy tales sometimes leave a token behind?" - Cornelia Funke

"The anything-goes passiveness of the religious and political Left is matched by the preachy moralism of the religious and political Right. The person who uncritically embraces any party line is guilty of an idolatrous surrender of her core identity as Abba's Child. Neither liberal fairy dust nor conservative hardball addresses our ragged human dignity." - Brennan Manning


"It's like whoever sits up ther in Heaven had this big bag of really crappy stuff, and once or twice a day she or he reaches in and sprinkles a little bit of it over the world and it makes everything go crazy, like fairy dust that's past its expiration date." - Michael Thomas Ford

"Joe Biden says the Wall Street crisis is the result of George W. Bush's tax cuts, which makes as much sense as blaming the rising price of fairy dust. But as a wise man once asked, Who gives a rat's patoot what Joe Biden thinks?" - Jonah Goldberg

"Only in an Orwellian [Barack] Obama world full of sprinkly fairy dust broken from atop his unicorn as he`s peeking through a really pretty pink kaleidoscope would he ever see victory or safety for America or Israel in this treaty. This treaty will not bring peace. You don`t reward terrorism. You kill it!" - Sarah Palin

"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." - Claire Danes

"Variable rewards are not magic fairy dust that a product designer can sprinkle onto a product to make it instantly more attractive. Rewards must fit into the narrative of why the product is used and align with the user's internal triggers and motivations.
" - Hooked

"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." - Claire Danes

"I wish somebody had given me the news that ideas don't just fall on your head like fairy dust. You have to treat that like a job. You have to spend hours each day, where you're just like, 'This is the part of the day when I'm looking for an idea.'" - Ira Glass

"Life is real! Life is earnest! And death is not its goal. Dust thou art, to dust returneth, was not spoken of the soul." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Humility is authenticity. It comes from the Latin word humus, meaning "earth." As the church has taught, we're made of dust, and unto dust we shall return." - Joan D. Chittister

"You either make dust or eat dust." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Fairy roses, fairy rings, turn out sometimes troublesome things." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"I think almost everybody enjoyed fairy tales when they were young, tales of witches and ogres and monsters and dragons and so forth. You get a little bit older, you can't read fairy tales any more." - Stan Lee

"Rather than say he's an atheist, a friend of mine says, 'I'm a tooth fairy agnostic,' meaning he can't disprove God but thinks God is about as likely as the tooth fairy." - Richard Dawkins

"All I know is that I've ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine I wanted to get married in fairy wings, and now I realize that's not cool anymore." - Isla Fisher

"What works about fairy tales is that they endure, and the great thing about fairy tales is that you can explore big, epic things that you can't really explore in other situations." - Gary Ross

"Love in a hut, with water and a crust, Is - Love, forgive us! - cinders, ashes, dust." - John Keats

"Few people realise the immensity of vacancy in which the dust of the material universe swims." - H G Wells

"Man must be arched and buttressed from within, else the temple wavers to the dust." - Marcus Aurelius

"Take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again." - Frank Sinatra

"Wash the dust from your SOUl and HEART with wisdom's WATER." - Rumi

"Knowledge is much like dust - it sticks to one, one does not know how." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"Who then to frail mortality shall trust But limns the water, or but writes in dust." - Francis Bacon

"Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision." - Hsi-Tang

"But each day brings from its pretty dust Our soon choked souls to fill." - Matthew Arnold

"A broad and ample road, whose dust is gold, And pavement stars." - John Milton

"Blessed be Death, that cuts in marble What would have sunk to dust!" - Edna St Vincent Millay

"A refrigerator runs by converting the dust behind it into a peculiar mutant, reptilian substance." - Colin McEnroe

"I ask no risen dust to teach me immortality; I am conscious of eternal life." - Theodore Parker

"Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish." - Minna Antrim

"Stick a needle in your arm, you bite the dust, you buy the farm." - Alice Cooper

"I will embrace today's difficult tasks, take off my coat, and make dust in the world." - Og Mandino

"Excuse my dust." - Dorothy Parker

"Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust." - James Shirley

"Yet leaving here a name, I trust, That will not perish in the dust." - Robert Southey

"Blessed be Death, that cuts in marble What would have sunk to dust!" - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Time which antiquates Antiquities, and hath an art to make dust of all things." - Thomas Browne

"O pray the earth enfold Our life-sick hearts and turn them into dust." - Ernest Dowson

"Our true buddha-nature has no shape. And the dust of affliction has no form." - Bodhidharma

"Angel dust won't go away. Somefolks who were smoking it were going away." - Gil Scott-Heron

"Two messengers covered with dust come to bid me fly, but I wait for him." - Dolley Madison

"Hope raises no dust." - Paul Eluard

"Unlike the Holocaust, Stalin's murders are forgotten: dust blowing in the wind." - Robert Harris

"Watch my dust." - George Herman

"History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy." - Augustine Birrell

"Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull." - Ambrose Bierce

"An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it." - William Bernbach

"I'm a big believer in 'pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start again.'" - Imelda May

"Mask your brightness. Be at one with the dust of the earth. This is primal union." - Laozi

"We can't feel anything - all that's left inside us is dust." - Andrei Platonov

"Only the actions of the just, Smell sweet and blossom in their dust." - James Shirley

"You don't waste your entire life waiting to go back to dust." - Reba Mcentire

"Constitutional arguments that seem as dry as dust can have momentous consequences." - George Will

"Public life has become so gladiatorial. Every day, another reputation bites the dust." - Tina Brown

"Sure, I love fairy tales." - Maynard James Keenan

"Fairy tales have a hidden power, and their appeal never ends. They're the best way to get messages across." - Michel Ocelot

"There is not a single homely thing that, looked at from a certain angle, does not become fairy." - Hope Mirrlees

"The naive was only a part of my fairy tales; humor was the real salt in them." - Hans Christian Andersen

"Raindrops are like fairy whispers." - Anonymous

"Everything is for sale in Hollywood; the fairy tale, the costume, the pumpkin, the footman and the mice." - Amanda Eliasch

"Fairy tales and folk tales have always played a role in my writing in one way or another." - Linn Ullmann

"No matter what you write, you actually can't help retelling a fairy tale somewhere along the way." - Catherynne M Valente

"Conservatives used to believe in confronting hard truths, not succumbing to comforting fairy tales. Some still do." - Fareed Zakaria

"I think people should read fairy tales, because we're hungry for a mythology that will speak to our fears." - Sandra Cisneros

"All of my work is influenced by fairy tales, and I hope my work shows Hans Christian Anderson's influence." - Sandra Cisneros

"My parents are a wonderful mixture of bohemian eccentric, but also incredibly practical and not airy-fairy." - Sophie Kennedy Clark

"I'm an interpreter of stories. When I perform it's like sitting down at my piano and telling fairy stories." - Nat King Cole

"Fairy tales read before bed tend to make me dream. They're all quite violent stories, as are my dreams." - Glen Duncan

"Divorce in a young-adult novel means what being orphaned meant in a fairy tale: vulnerability, danger, unwanted independence." - Caitlin Flanagan

"Every time a child says I don't believe in fairies there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead." - James M Barrie

"Unfortunately this earth is not a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh." - Martin Bormann

"I just gravitate to those more testosterone-filled sort of parts than me playing something a bit more fairy-like." - Jason Statham

"Drugs are not the way to the light. They won't lead to a fairy-tale life, they lead to suffering." - Layne Staley

"One of my favourite messages about 'The Pirate Fairy' is that the story is about appreciating your own talents." - Christina Hendricks

"Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey. What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of bogey. The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill the dragon." - Gilbert K Chesterton



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