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"A tale in everything." - William Wordsworth

"Tale-bearers are as bad as the tale-makers." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"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

"Never trust the teller, trust the tale." - D H Lawrence

"A drink is shorter than a tale" - Omar Khayyam

"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

"As one tale ends, so another begins." - Jackie Chan

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

"Never trust the teller, trust the tale." - David Herbert Lawrence

"Who brings a tale takes two away." - Proverbs

"I will a round unvarnished tale deliver." - William Shakespeare

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

"A false tale often betrays itself." - Aesop

"Every tale is not to be believed." - Aesop

"Your tale, sir, would cure deafness." - William Shakespeare

"Trust the tale, not the teller." - David Knopfler

"Tale-bearers, as I said before, are just as bad as the tale-makers." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"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

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

"An honest tale speeds best being plainly told." - William Shakespeare

"Shun an inquisitive man, he is invariably a tell-tale." - Horace

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

"...a tale of too many cooks in the defence." - Ian Brown

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

"Sing your song. Dance your dance. Tell your tale." - Frank Mccourt

"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

"There never was a scandalous tale without some foundation." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

"Could my griefs speak, the tale would have no end." - Thomas Otway

"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

"A riveting, exciting and thoroughly compelling tale of adventure." - John Grisham

"All of mathematics is a tale about groups." - Henri Poincare

"I'm so lucky that he agreed. A fascinating tale." - Arin Paul

"We spend our years as a tale that is told." - Bible

"An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told." - William Shakespeare

"Sons are for fathers the twice-told tale." - Victoria Secunda

"Lest men suspect your tale untrue, Keep probability in view." - John Gay

"History is a tragegy, not a morality tale." - Christopher Hitchens

"Lest men suspect your tale untrue, Keep probability in view." - John Gay

"The tale is often wiser than the teller." - Susan Fletcher

"A schoolboy's tale, the wonder of an hour!" - Lord Byron

"History is a tragegy, not a morality tale." - I F Stone

"It is the tale, not he who tells it." - Stephen King

"'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

"I hate To tell again a tale once fully told." - Homer

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

"The wordy tale, once told, were hard to tell again." - Homer

"Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of a critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it" - David Herbert Lawrence

"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

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

"The tale-bearer and the tale-hearer should be both hanged up, back to back, one by the tongue, the other by the ear." - Robert South

"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

"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

"Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it." - D H Lawrence

"It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing." - William Shakespeare

"Whether histories have a happy ending or not depends on when the chronicler ends the tale." - Linda Gordon

"You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone's soul" - Erin Morgenstern

"A key and a strangler - this is all a simple tale requires." - Steve Aylett

"I am ashamed to see what a shallow village tale our so-called history is." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Realism: the wealth of detail guarantees the truth of the tale." - Mason Cooley

"I am not a storyteller . . . not like the others. I only have one tale to tell." - Kate Morton

"Yesterday is gone and took away its tale. Today we must live a fresh story again." - Rumi

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

"The artist usually sets out - or used to - to point a moral and adorn a tale. The tale, however, points the other way, as a rule. Two blankly opposing morals, the artist's and the tale's. Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper functions of a critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it." - D H Lawrence

"Are you a minor character in my tale, or am I a lesser figure in yours?" - Jacqueline Carey

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

"A Fiddle for Angus is a charming tale. This is a very fine book." - Alistair Macleod

"Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does." - Karen Blixen

"Having achieved and accomplished love... man... has become himself, his tale is told." - David Herbert Lawrence

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

"A woman and a mouse, they carry a tale wherever they go." - Gelett Burgess

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

"Success is a tale of obstacles overcome, and for every obstacle overcome, an excuse not used." - Robert Breault

"With living colours give my verse to glow: The sad memorial of a tale of woe!" - William Falconer

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

"For the spell is older than experience. For the tale is older than the record." - Marina Tsvetaeva

"Twas Christmas broached the mightiest ale, 'Twas Christmas told the merriest tale." - Walter Scott

"Another lean unwashed artificer Cuts off his tale and talks of Arthur's death." - William Shakespeare

"Out of their saddles into the dirt - and thereby hangs a tale." - William Shakespeare

"Those evening bells! those evening bells! How many a tale their music tells!" - Thomas Moore

"The curse of greatness: Ears ever open to the babbler's tale." - Friedrich Schiller

"The eyes are the pioneers that first announce the soft tale of love." - Sextus Propertius

"For seldom shall she hear a tale So said, so tender, yet so true." - William Shenstone

"Listen, every one That listen may, unto a tale That's merrier than the nightingale." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The waiting tears stood ready for command, and now they flow to varnish the false tale." - Nicholas Rowe

"...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

"The ache of empty arms was an old tale to you." - Sara Teasdale

"My tale doesn't end there, for the end has yet to be written." - Brom

"A touch of science, even bogus science, gives an edge to the superstitious tale." - V S Pritchett

"Records told the same tale, then the lie passed into history and became truth." - George Orwell

"The eyes are the pioneers that first announce the soft tale of love." - Propertius

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

"A vivid tale of exploration set in a howling, deadly wilderness." - T. J. Stiles

"It is not a bad thing in a tale that you understand only half of it." - Isak Dinesen

"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

"That agony returns; And till my ghastly tale is told, This heart within me burns." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

"If to some my tale seems foolishness I am content that such could count me fool." - Sophocles

"He who always prefaces his tale with laughter is poised between impertinence and folly." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"What cannot a neat knave with a smooth tale Make a woman believe?" - John Webster

"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

"And every shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale." - John Milton

"For seldom shall she hear a tale So sad, so tender, and so true." - William Shenstone

"Success is a tale of obstacles overcome, and for every obstacle overcome, an excuse not used." - Robert Brault

"Tale as old as time Song as old as rhyme Beauty and the Beast." - Howard Ashman

"I tell the tale that I heard told. Mithridates, he died old." - A E Housman

"But that he wrought so high the specious tale, As manifested plainly 'twas a lie." - Ludovico Ariosto

"Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change." - Richard Branson

"I got into the genesis of Star Wars, and the tale seemed to me endlessly fascinating." - Cass Sunstein

"So, I subscribe to the following reading: Star Wars is an essentially Christian tale." - Cass Sunstein

"In the tale, in the telling, we are all one blood." - Ursula K Le Guin

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

"And the story of love is a long sad tale ending in graves." - Jack Kerouac

"And every shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale." - John Milton

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

"But all this world is like a tale we hear - Men's evil, and their glory, disappear." - Abolqasem Ferdowsi

"He who always prefaces his tale with laughter, is poised between impertinence and folly." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Life is as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man." - William Shakespeare

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

"Consider it: Who but God could have dreamed a tale so absurd and so heartless?" - Mark Slouka

"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

"One tell-tale sign of a Wingnut: they always confuse partisanship with patriotism." - John Avlon

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

"History is nothing if not an epic tale of missed opportunities." - Graydon Carter

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

"Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does." - Isak Dinesen

"Most writers are drawn to what is unknown, rather than what is clear in any tale." - Hannah Kent

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

"There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale." - Charles De Lint

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

"Maybe it's a tired tale, but without an education, you're not going to go anywhere." - H G Bissinger



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