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Fairy Tale Endings Quotes


"The difference between a fairy tale and a sea tale? A fairy tale starts with "Once upon a time". A sea tale starts with " This ain't no $hit"!" - Edith Widder

"Life isn't a fairy tale, and happy endings are few and far between" - Kristen Bell

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"All those "and they lived happily ever after" fairy tale endings need to be changed to "and they began the very hard work of making their marriages happy."" - Linda Miles

"Unhappy endings can be as cheap as happy endings." - David O Russell

"Happy endings make me puke." - Roman Polanski

"Fairy-tales are nice." - Syd Barrett

"Every constellation's like its own fairy tale." - Lauren Miller

"Why can't love be a fairy tale?" - Amy Davis

"Evolution is a fairy tale for adults" - Paul Lemoine

"Every constellation's like its own fairy tale." - Lauren Miller

"And in real life endings aren't always neat, whether they're happy endings, or whether they're sad endings." - Stephen King

"I don't believe in happy endings." - Jeanette Winterson

"The idea of my life as a fairy tale is itself a fairy tale," - Grace Kelly

"Two forces create eternity - a fairy tale and a dream from the fairy tale." - Dejan Stojanovic

"Life was a fairy-tale, then, it is a tragedy now. When I was 43 and John Hay 41 he said life was a tragedy after 40, and I disputed it. Three years ago he asked me to testify again: I counted my graves, and there was nothing for me to say. I am old; I recognize it but I don't realize it. I wonder if a person ever really ceases to feel young - I mean, for a whole day at a time." - Mark Twain

"This is a fairy tale with teeth and claws." - Ilsa J. Bick

"The NBA is fairy tale and real life mixed together." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Evolution is a fairy tale for grown-ups." - Duane Gish

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

"Star Wars' is more fairy tale than true science fiction." - Mark Hamill

"It just wasn't the fairy tale I had hoped for." - Kim Kardashian

"I want to believe in the fairy tale." - Monica Murphy

"Make a fairy tale and go and live in it." - Annabel Tollman

"Only a fairy tale calls a constant condition 'happiness'." - Jacob Burckhardt

"'Star Wars' is more fairy tale than true science fiction." - Mark Hamill

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

"Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale." - Hans Christian Andersen

"This isn't a fairy tale. It's New York City." - Alex Flinn

"Love in the real world doesn't usually work out the way stories make us think it should. We don't always get fairy-tale endings. People split up and move on. Just because you love someone doesn't mean you can't love someone else." - Georgina to Brandy" - Richelle Mead

"Love in the real world does' usually work out the way stories make us think it should. We do' always get fairy-tale endings. People split up and move on. Just because you love someone does' mean you ca' love someone else." - Georgina to Brandy" - Richelle Mead

"The love of form is a love of endings." - Louise Glu?ck

"Endings are always the beginnings of something else" - Holly Goldberg Sloan

"When we're young, we like happy endings. When we're a little older, we think happy endings are unrealistic and so we prefer bad but credible endings. When we're older still, we realize happy endings aren't so bad after all." - Margaret Atwood

"Pawn endings are to Chess what putting is to golf" - Cecil Purdy

"What really counts are good endings, not flawed beginnings." - Ibn Taymiyyah

"The love of form is a love of endings." - Louise Gluck

"Taking chances almost always makes for happy endings." - Barbara Corcoran

"The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy." - John Galsworthy

"We have been poisoned by fairy tales." - Anais Nin

"Idle man, chases after fairy tales..." - Rumi

"Let the little fairy in you fly!" - Rufus Wainwright

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

"Noelle's Treasure Tale comes out October 10" - Gloria Estefan

"Every fairy tale offers the potential to surpass present limits, so in a sense the fairy tale offers you freedoms that reality denies." - Azar Nafisi

"I was a great reader of fairy tales. I tried to read the entire fairy tale section of the library." - Beverly Cleary

"I always try to do true endings and that's where I got into trouble always because Hollywood wants to do happy endings." - Joe Eszterhas

"Like stepping into a fairy tale under a curtain of stars." - Erin Morgenstern

"She learned her hands in a fairy-tale, And her mouth on a valentine." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Every fairy tale had a bloody lining. Every one had teeth and claws." - Alice Hoffman

"At the centre of every fairy tale lay a truth that gave the story its power" - Susan Wiggs

"...which fairy-tale princess ever chose her maid over her prince?" - Kate Morton

"To hunt for symbols in a fairy tale is absolutely fatal." - W H Auden

"Life is a fairy tale. Live it with wonder and amazement." - Welwyn Wilton Katz

"Maybe it's a fairy tale, but I believe in happily ever after." - Jennifer Aniston

"These are characters in a fairy tale for grown-ups. Wouldn't it be lovely? Yes." - Diane Arbus

"Yesterday's fairy tale is today's fact. The magician is only one step ahead of his audience." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"I don't think anything is as magical as a fairy tale experience by a child." - Mary Ann Hoberman

"Give Mozart a fairy tale and he creates without effort an immortal masterpiece." - Camille Saint-Saens

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

"Thy loving smile will surely hail The love-gift of a fairy tale." - Lewis Carroll

"The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in." - W H Auden

"Maybe my fairy tale has a different ending than I dreamed it would. But that's OK." - Kim Kardashian

"Jack Vance's Lyonesse books are the greatest fairy tale of the twentieth century." - Jack Vance

"So maybe it wasn't the fairy tale. But those stories weren't real anyway. Mine were." - Sarah Dessen

"Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers." - Hans Christian Andersen

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

"My fairy-tale life ended the moment I wanted to apply for a passport." - Joan Chen

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

"Whenever Disney asks if you want to do a fairy tale musical, you say yes." - Robert Lopez

"Life to me is a bit of a (Brothers) Grimm fairy tale." - Alexander Mcqueen

"Actually everybody has a story, a fairy tale in their heart that they adhere to." - Phoebe Stone

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

"My life is a fairy tale. You could not make it up." - Elio Di Rupo

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

"The biggest fairy tale is that justice works because it doesn't." - Lauren Beukes

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

"I think the big thing is the fairy tale. It's taking old folk fairy tales and retelling them in modern day. I think it's just taking you out of everyday life, and everyone loves a good fairy tale." - Lily Collins

"The theatre is a tragic place, full of endings and partings and heartbreak." - Iris Murdoch

"Where are the beginnings, the endings, and most important, the middles?" - Julio Cortazar

"I'm incredibly cheesy. I'm all about happy endings and all of that." - Rebecca Mader

"A lot of Americans like happy endings, but life does not necessarily have a happy ending." - Chita Rivera

"I love watching movies with happy endings or anything with Steve Martin or stuff like that." - Bonnie Tyler

"That's something I think is growing on me as I get older: happy endings." - Alice Munro

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

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

"You should treat a muse like a fairy." - Paulo Coelho

"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

"A tale without love is like beef without mustard: insipid." - Anatole France

"What so tedious as a twice-told tale?" - Homer

"Of an old tale which every schoolboy knows." - William Whitehead

"It could have been like a fairy tale. But fairy tales aren't real. Things don't work like that. There's a price for everything." - Maureen Johnson

"This was not a fairy-tale castle and there was no such thing as a fairy-tale ending, but sometimes you could threaten to kick the handsome prince in the ham-and-eggs." - Terry Pratchett

"If both Church and fairy-tale belong to humanity, they may occasionally cross circles, without injury to either." - George Macdonald

"Contrary to what many may think, immortality is not a fairy tale invented to compensate for an unhappy life." - Stephen R. Lawhead

"First, inevitably, the idea, the fantasy, the fairy tale. Then, scientific calculation. Ultimately, fulfillment crowns the dream." - Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

"A child gets moral notions from the fairy-tales he delights in, as do his elders from tale and verse." - Charlotte Mason

"Our tree became the talking tree of the fairy tale; legends and stories nestled like birds in its branches." - Willa Cather

"Yule-Yul log for the Christmas-fire tale-spinner-of fairy tales that can come true: Yul Brynner." - Marianne Moore

"To call everything that appears illogical, fantasy, fairy tale, or chimera would be practically to admit not understanding nature." - Marc Chagall

"It's almost a sort of fairy story tale, just what a novelist would write about a discovery." - Charles Hard Townes

"With their hands clasped like children in a fairy tale, she fell asleep beside him in the dark." - Cassandra Clare

"We often see a temper of the times connection, and it's just like a fairy tale. It's not true." - Cass Sunstein

"Everything you look at can become a fairy tale and you can get a story from everything you touch." - Hans Christian Andersen

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

"Nature is a book, a letter, a fairy tale (in the philosophical sense) or whatever you want to call it." - Johann Georg Hamann

"Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace." - Eugene Oneill

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

"Sleepy Hollow had a lot of action in it, even though it was a fairy-tale movie." - Colleen Atwood

"I want to be the best mum and I want everything to be perfect - I want a fairy tale really." - Jennifer Ellison

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

"I want to have the fairy-tale life with a wife and three or four kids. It will come." - Cris Judd

"Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace." - Eugene O'Neill

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

"I never quite understood why Disney hadn't made a sincere fairy tale since 'Beauty and the Beast.'" - John Lasseter

"All Hollywood endings - the bad endings have to be the bad guys to be falling about 50 stories to his death and you have to see his eyeballs as he goes to his doom." - Chris Matthews

"I started thinking about the endings of novels not because I think endings are so important, but because I think they're actually not as important as they're sometimes given credit for." - Lev Grossman

"The biggest reason that positive endings don't happen is because employees are trained on policies and rules rather than principles." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"That's how life is. Sometimes there are happy endings, sometimes there aren't, and more often there are shades of gray." - Emily Giffin

"It's my experience that endings are never easy, and I think I'm not alone among filmmakers or writers in this." - David O Russell

"I always begin [a novel] with outlines, but they change and so do my endings and beginnings." - Sefi Atta

"If you want to make your children brilliant, tell them fairy tales. If you want to make them more brilliant, tell them more fairy tales." - Albert Einstein

"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." - Amanda Seyfried

"Happy endings are still endings." - Gregory Maguire

"With a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner." - Philip Sidney

"My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain." - William Shakespeare

"The glory of a good tale is that it is limitless and fluid; a good tale belongs to each reader in its own particular way." - Stephen King

"One of my heroes, G.K. Chesterton, said, "The old fairy tales endure forever. The old fairy tale makes the hero a normal human boy; it is his adventures that are startling; they startle him because he is normal." Discovering that the modern world can still contain the wonder and strangeness of a fairy tale is part of what my novels are about." - Regina Doman

"And our lady friend, she thinks life works like a fairy tale.' Well, that's harmless, is' it?' Yeah, but in fairy tales, when someone dies... it's just a word." - Terry Pratchett

"In Grimm's fairy tales, you kiss a frog and in two seconds, it becomes a prince. That is a fairy tale. In evolution, you kiss a frog and in two million years, it becomes a prince." - D. James Kennedy

"And our lady friend, she thinks life works like a fairy tale.' Well, that's harmless, isn't it?' Yeah, but in fairy tales, when someone dies... it's just a word." - Terry Pratchett

"Why should a horror film be just a horror film? To me, The Company of Wolves is a fairy tale; it's got all those elements plus a lot more. And we know that fairy tales aren't innocent any more." - Neil Jordan

"The old tale of Sleeping Beauty might end happily in French or English, but he was in Russia, and only a fool would want to live through the Russian version of any fairy tale." - Orson Scott Card

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

"Fairy tales only happen in movies." -George Melies from The Invention of Hugo Cabret" - Brian Selznick

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

"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

"What was the question? ...Oh. Where do I get my crazy ideas? Answer: sleep-fairy, walk-fairy, shower-fairy. Book-fairy. And in these last few years, from my wife. Now when I have questions I ask her and she tells me the answer. If you haven't already, I'd suggest you want to find your soulmate, as soon as you can. Next question?" - Richard Bach

"Fairy tales can come true, It can happen to you If you're young at heart." - Carolyn Leigh

"Light she was and like a fairy, And her shoes were number nine." - Percy Montrose

"The point is, how do you know the Guarantee Fairy isn't a crazy glue sniffer." - Chris Farley

"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

"Don't make me into this airy-fairy, moralist, idealist because I'm not." - Madeleine Albright

"I found a lot of fairy tales scary. They really didn't sit well with me." - Amanda Seyfried

"Only the fairy tale equates changelessness with happiness...Permanence means paralysis and death. Only, in movement, with all its pain, is life." - Jacob Burckhardt

"A drop of poison on that gathering snow. That moment in the fairy tale when we know what just happened but the princess doesn't." - Deb Caletti

"It is good for children to find themselves facing the elements of a fairy tale - they are well-equipped to deal with these" - Neil Gaiman



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