Nigel Lawson - Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
[ Children Dark Death Fear Go Increased Men Natural Other Tales]
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Robin Trower - I began to believe the fairy tales: You know, how we're all out there looking for our magical missing half.
[ Began Believe Fairy Half How Know Looking Magical Missing Our Out Tales]
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- The market for short stories is hard to break into, but a magazine editor isn't always looking for big names with which to sell his magazine - they're more willing to try stories by newcomers, if those tales are good.
[ Always Big Break Editor Good Hard His Into Looking Magazine Market More Names Newcomers Sell Short Stories Tales Those Try Which Willing]
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- While we are being fascinated by the tales of famous serial killers and how they were brought to justice, the real serial killer goes about his business with hardly a thought to being caught.
[ Being Brought Business Caught Famous Fascinated Goes Hardly His How Justice Killer Killers Real Serial Tales Thought Were While]
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- While Fledging is a different type of book, The Parable series serve as cautionary tales. I wrote the Parable books because of the direction of the country. You can call it save the world fiction, but it clearly doesn't save anything.
[ Anything Because Book Books Call Cautionary Clearly Country Different Direction Fiction Parable Save Series Serve Tales Type While World Wrote]
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- All the ancient classic fairy tales have always been scary and dark.
[ Always Ancient Been Classic Dark Fairy Scary Tales]
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- I was a great reader of fairy tales. I tried to read the entire fairy tale section of the library.
[ Entire Fairy Great Library Read Reader Section Tale Tales Tried]
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- The resultant tales from life are stirring reader interest, survivor passions and unease among Britons.
[ Among Britons Interest Life Passions Reader Resultant Stirring Survivor Tales Unease]
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- 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.
[ Christian Classic Fairy Fairytales Job Kindergarten Liked Tales Tell Them Used]
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- Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
[ Bogey Drunk Facts Fighting Ignorant Instincts Keep Make Manners Modern Morality Natural Nature Suppress Tales Them]
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- 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.
[ Also Child Confronting Fairy Him His Impress Laboratory Mere Natural Phenomena Scientist Tales Technician Though Were]
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- The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one of the stories the father tells. The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the tales that he tells is how he met his wife.
[ Always Amazing Father Felt Footnote His How Met Son Stories Storyteller Tales Tells Wife]
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- My father leaving the family shaped who I was and how I looked at the world. By the same token, my father telling me fairy tales that he had made up shaped me profoundly, too.
[ Fairy Family Father Had How Leaving Looked Made Profoundly Same Shaped Tales Telling Token Too Up World]
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- Although by 1851 tales of adventure had begun to seem antiquated, they had rendered a large service to the course of literature: they had removed the stigma, for the most part, from the word novel.
[ Adventure Although Antiquated Begun Course Had Large Literature Most Novel Part Removed Rendered Seem Service Stigma Tales Word]
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- Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward, and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.
[ Afterward Assure Become Fish Frighten Him Hooked Man Mental Old Slave Soul Tales Then Wives]
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- I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales.
[ Books Fairy Left Picture Tales Writing]
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- Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.
[ Conquer Dragons Fairy Fight Gates Guarded Happiness Must Order Palaces Tales Those Whose]
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- I liked Latin, I like languages, I liked all the myths, and the Roman tales that we were required to translate in Latin, and all these interesting people who were never quite what they thought they would be or seemed to be.
[ Interesting Languages Latin Liked Myths Never Quite Required Roman Seemed Tales These Thought Translate Were Would]
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- I don't think that we necessarily lie. I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else. I don't tell tall tales. I always tell the truth.
[ Always Else Lie Living Make Mean Necessarily Our Pretending Someone Tales Tall Tell Think Truth]
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- He who would tell divers tales must know how to vary the tune.
[ Divers How Know Must Tales Tell Tune Vary Would]
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- I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books.
[ Always Books England Fairytales Found German Hadn Heard Influenced Many Motives Much Thought Very]
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- Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
[ Adventures Ashes Dust Endure Facts Forgotten Happened Mere Need Shadow Tales Things True Truths Will]
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- I love cats. I have a lot of cat tales, ha ha, so to speak. A lot of my cats come to me. They show up at my house. I'm kind of a cat lady that way.
[ Cat Cats Come Ha House Kind Lady Lot Love Show Speak Tales Up Way]
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- People don't like the true and simple; they like fairy tales and humbug.
[ Fairy Humbug Simple Tales True]
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- I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative and go along with me when I'm telling strange tales.
[ Along Fact Go Imaginative Kids Strange Tales Telling Willing]
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- There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound.
[ Accents Avoid Both Come Ear Enter Eye Grandeur Lips Moods More Pain Pale Pathway Sound Tales Than Tongue Which]
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- Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible.
[ Begin Endings Happy Ireland Possible Strange Tales Where]
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- When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions.
[ Called East Fairy Folklore Known Religions Tales West Written]
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- I also like the whole idea of fairy tales and folk tales being a woman's domain, considered a lesser domain at the time they were told.
[ Also Being Considered Domain Fairy Folk Idea Lesser Tales Time Told Were Whole Woman]
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- I always felt and still feel that fairy tales have an emotional truth that is so deep that there are few things that really rival them.
[ Always Deep Emotional Fairy Feel Felt Few Really Rival Still Tales Them Things Truth]
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- They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined.
[ Blue Bought Cheap Combined Folk Interested Kind Magic Medicine Notebooks Poor Stories Tales Way Were Women Written]
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- On that other novels followed: but I still wrote fairy tales and dreamy poems of another world.
[ Another Fairy Followed Novels Other Poems Still Tales World Wrote]
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- Well, Company of Wolves was about that literally, about fairy tales.
[ Company Fairy Literally Tales Well Wolves]
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- 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.
[ Any Company Elements Fairy Film Got Horror Innocent Just Know Lot More Plus Should Tale Tales Those Why Wolves]
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- But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false?
[ Dreams False Notoriously Poets Tales Travellers]
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- It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important.
[ Benefit Blueprints Duty First Important Insurrection Naming Novelist Opposition Provide Resistance Successful Tales Uplifting]
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- I didn't break into comics to write fairytales or crime comics.
[ Break Comics Crime Fairytales Into Write]
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- Thanks to nanny, I've got a deep understanding of Russian tales.
[ Deep Got Nanny Russian Tales Thanks Understanding]
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- I have very happy memories of fairy tales. My mother used to take me to the library in Toronto to check out the fairy tales. And she was an actress, so she used to act out for me the different characters in all these fairy tales.
[ Act Actress Characters Check Different Fairy Happy Library Memories Mother Out She Take Tales These Toronto Used Very]
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- Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs.
[ Affairs Business Daily Obscene Papers Rumors Run Show Tales Vulgar Ways Wicked]
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- Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
[ Choice Choose Deeds Enrich Give Great Large Listen Many Men Slight Tale Tales Then Wise]
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- Definitely they write themselves. It's an amazing experience. It's like the characters have come alive and are sitting on my shoulder talking to me, telling me their tales.
[ Alive Amazing Characters Come Definitely Experience Shoulder Sitting Tales Talking Telling Their Themselves Write]
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- I had an idea in the beginning to do a book about some of the events that I had covered, just various stories that I've covered. Reporters spend a lot of time telling each other tales about how they covered stories, and that's what this book started out to be.
[ Beginning Book Covered Each Events Had How Idea Just Lot Other Out Reporters Some Spend Started Stories Tales Telling Time Various]
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- We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we've heard in fairy tales.
[ After Ever Fairy Feel Forgotten Happily Heard How Live May Nobody Tales Teaching Us]
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- I loved fairy tales when I was a kid. Grimm. The grimmer the better. I loved gruesome gothic tales and, in that respect, I liked Bible stories, because to me they were very gothic.
[ Because Better Bible Fairy Gothic Gruesome Kid Liked Loved Respect Stories Tales Very Were]
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- If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
[ Alongside Author Become Books Could Down Dull Excite His History How Insipid Interesting Many Meanings Noted Private Reader Secret Story Tales Thoughts Volumes Would Written]
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- Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales.
[ Fairy Fall Gifts Heaven Only Tales]
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- Then there was Clark Ashton Smith, who wrote for Weird Tales and who had a wild imagination. He wasn't a very talented writer, but his imagination was wonderful.
[ Clark Had His Imagination Smith Talented Tales Then Very Weird Wild Wonderful Writer Wrote]
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- One of the best things about folklore and fairy tales is that the best fantasy is what you find right around the corner, in this world. That's where the old stuff came from.
[ Around Best Came Corner Fairy Fantasy Find Folklore Old Right Stuff Tales Things Where World]
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- There have been a number of us working very, very hard to bring myth and fairy tales into public consciousness, through fantasy literature and other media. I hope we're succeeding in some small way.
[ Been Bring Consciousness Fairy Fantasy Hard Hope Into Literature Media Myth Number Other Public Small Some Succeeding Tales Through Us Very Way Working]
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- I surrendered to a world of my imagination, reenacting all those wonderful tales my father would read aloud to me. I became a very active reader, especially history and Shakespeare.
[ Active Aloud Became Especially Father History Imagination Read Reader Shakespeare Surrendered Tales Those Very Wonderful World Would]
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