100 Best Fairytale Quotes From All Your Favorite Stories

Fairy Tales are extremely enjoyable for children.

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“I left the fairy tales lying on the floor of the nursery, and I have not found any books so sensible since.”
G.K. Chesterton

A fairy tale, also known as a magical tale, a fairy story with magical creatures, wizards, and elves, is a folklore genre that is told in the style of a short story with Love, honesty, compassion, courage, and humanity, as the central values. A fairy tale is a children's narrative that includes fantastical and wonderful characters and even, but not always, fairies. 

Fairy tales are an integral element of childhood. Fairy tale stories for kids have developed over the years owing to children's books, movies, and, Disney characters. They're endlessly retold and laden with life lessons sometimes.

Traditional fairy tales including 'Cinderella,' 'Little Red Riding Hood,' and 'Jack And The Beanstalk' are timeless. “Cause if you tell a wish, it won’t come true,” says Cinderella, indicating, that we must protect our dreams and aspirations. Cinderella is among the most well-known fairy tales, beloved by children of all ages.

A traditional tale is a narrative that has been recounted and retold for many years, and as a result, practically everyone is familiar with it. Traditional Tales are often known as fairy tales or fairy stories. Modern fairy tales keep them current and relevant by recreating classic stories with self-sufficient princesses who don't need to be rescued, wicked queens who aren't who they appear, and kids who outwit witches and wolves. Retellings of traditional fairy tales can be gloomy and twisted or funny and humorous.

The finest fairy tales are ageless yet still being eternally modern, evoking profoundly felt and widely shared sentiments and moral attitudes. The following is not a complete list of the most famous fairy tale quotations, but rather an attempt to choose a few.

Best Fairy Tales Quotes From 'Cinderella'

'Cinderella' teaches us to be optimistic, strong, and to be true to ‘who we are’ and 'who we were destined to be'. One of the most well-known fairy tales. Here are some of the most famous fairy tale sayings, as well as some of the finest fairy tale ending quotes.

Cinderella is the most iconic character from fairy tales.

1. “Just because it’s what’s done doesn’t mean it’s what should be done!”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

2. “They can’t order me to stop dreaming.”

-Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

3. “Oh, well. What’s a royal ball? After all, I suppose it would be frightfully dull, and boring, and completely … completely wonderful.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

4. “If you’d lost all your faith, I couldn’t be here. And here I am!”

- Fairy Godmother, 'Cinderella'.

5. “Well, why not? After all, I’m still a member of the family, and it said, “By royal command, every eligible maiden is to attend.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

6. “Even miracles take a little time.”

- Fairy Godmother, 'Cinderella'.

7. “But like all dreams, I’m afraid this won’t last forever.”

- Fairy Godmother, 'Cinderella'.

8. “Oh, it’s a beautiful dress! Did you ever see such a beautiful dress? And look! Glass slippers. Why it’s like a dream. A wonderful dream come true.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

9. “But shouldn’t a man love you for who you are, in spite of everything?

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

10. “The most entrancing sight of all is yet for me to see. And the dearest love in all the world is waiting somewhere for me. Is waiting somewhere, somewhere for me.”

- Cinderella

11. “Perhaps the greatest risk any of us will ever take is to be seen as we really are.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

12. “Be kind, have courage, and always believe in a little magic.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

13. “A dream is a wish your heart makes.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

14. “No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish can come true.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

15. “Where this is kindness, there is goodness. And where this goodness, there is magic.”

-Ella's Mother, 'Cinderella'.

16. “One shoe can change your life...”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

17. “A dream is a wish your heart makes when you’re fast asleep. In dreams, you will lose your heartaches. Whatever you wish for, you keep. Have faith in your dreams, and someday, your rainbow will come smiling through. No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true.”

- Cinderella'.

18. “So I’ll trust my heart, what else can I do? I can’t live in dreams if my dreams are to come true.”

- Cinderella

19. “Have courage and be kind.”

- Ella's Mother, 'Cinderella'.

20. “So this is love. So this is what makes life divine. I’m all aglow…”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

21. “Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

22. “Have faith in your dreams, and someday your rainbow will come smiling through.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

23. “In dreams, you will lose your heartaches.”

- Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

24. “If there’s any chance to set things right, I simply got to try.”

– Cinderella, 'Cinderella'.

Best Fairytale Quotes From The 'Beauty And The Beast'  

'Beauty And The Beast' is a fairy tale penned by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, a French author. The lesson of Beauty and the Beast is that inner traits such as compassion, love, and kindness should be valued as superficial attributes such as physical appearance and attractiveness.

Fairy Tales like Peter Pan are very inspirational.

25. “Maybe she needed someone to show her how to live and he needed someone to show him how to love.”

- Narrator, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

26. “Can anybody be happy if they aren’t free?”

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

27. “Here’s where she meets Prince Charming, but she won’t discover that it’s him ’til chapter three!”

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

28. “If it’s not Baroque, don’t fix it.”

- Cogsworth, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

29. “He’s no monster, Gaston; you are!”

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

30. “Take it with you so you’ll always have a way to look back …and remember me.”

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

31. “Try the grey stuff, it’s delicious! Don’t believe me? Ask the dishes!”

- Lumiere, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

32. “She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.”

- Narrator, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

33. “I want adventure in the great wide somewhere! I want it more than I can tell!”

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

34. “LeFou, I’m afraid I’ve been thinking...A dangerous pastime...I know.”

- Gaston & LeFou, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

35. “The people think I’m odd. So, I know how it feels to be…different. And I know how lonely that can be.”

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

36. “And for once it might be grand to have someone understand I want so much more than they’ve got planned.”

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

37. “You are the wildest, most gorgeous thing I’ve ever seen! Nobody deserves you…”

- Gaston, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

38. “I will escape. I promise.”

- Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

39. “I let her go…Because I love her.”

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

40. “Think of the one thing that you’ve always wanted. Now find it in your mind’s eye and feel it in your heart.”

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

41. “Tale as old as time, tune as old as song, bittersweet and strange, finding you can change, learning you were wrong.”

- Mr. Potts, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

42. “I am not a beast!”

- Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

43. “I truly believe that hope is the greatest of the gifts we’ll receive. As long as our guiding star shines above.”

- Angelique, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

44. “Well, I never thanked you for not leaving me to be eaten by wolves.”

-Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

45. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”

- Belle, 'Beauty and the Beast'.

46. “I want much more than this provincial life.”

-Belle, 'Beauty and the Beast'

47. “He fell into despair and lost all hope. For who could ever learn to love a beast?”

-Narrator, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

48. “There always will be a time when the world is filled with peace and love.”

-Belle, 'Beauty and the Beast'

49. “You don’t lose hope, love. If you do, you lose everything.”

-Mr. Potts, 'Beauty and the Beast'

Famous Fairy Tales Quotes From "The Sleeping Beauty"

The Sleeping Beauty, often known is a traditional fairy tale with fairies, princes, and witches. Love is the greatest force in the universe, according to the fable "Sleeping Beauty." 

50. “They say if you dream a thing more than once, it’s sure to come true.”

- Princess Aurora, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

51. “And from this slumber, you shall wake, when true love’s kiss, the spell shall break.”

- Merryweather, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

52. "The years roll by. But a hundred years to a steadfast heart are but a day."

- Maleficent, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

53. "Maleficent doesn't know anything about love, kindness, or the joy of helping others. You know, sometimes I don't think she's really very happy."

- Fauna, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

54. “Little Princess, my gift shall be the gift of beauty.”

- Flora, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

55. “Tiny Princess, my gift shall be the gift of song.”

- Fauna, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

56. “A crown to wear in grace and beauty, as is thy right and royal duty.”

-Flora, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

57. “I can only do good, dear, to bring joy and happiness.”

- Fauna, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

58. "But we've met before."

- Princess Aurora, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

59. “She is true, the most wondrous fair. Gold of sunshine in her hair, lips that shame the red red rose.”

- Magic Mirror, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

60. "Wait, Prince Phillip. The road to true love may be barred by still many more dangers, which you alone will have to face. So arm thyself with this enchanted Shield of Virtue, and this mighty Sword of Truth, for these weapons of righteousness will triumph over evil. Now come, we must hurry."

-Flora, 'Sleeping Beauty.'

Famous Fairy Tale Quotes From Snow White And Seven Dwarfs

'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs' is a delightful fairy tale. The peril of vanity is one of the most essential lessons it teaches. Because she can't accept the reality that she isn't the most beautiful lady in the land, the cruel queen demands Snow White dead. But it is her vanity that ultimately kills her. Another subject in this tale is the notion of true beauty.

61. “With a smile and a song, life is just like a bright sunny day. Your cares fade away.”

- Snow White, 'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'.

62. “I’m sure I’ll get along somehow. Everything’s going to be alright.”

- Snow White, 'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'.

63. “Lips red as the rose, hair black as ebony, skin white as snow.”

- Magic Mirror, 'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'.

64. “And then he will carry me away to his castle, where we will live happily ever after.”

- Snow White, 'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'.

65. “When hearts are high the time will Fly, so whistle while you work.”

- Snow White, 'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'.

66. “I’ll take a chance for her.”

- Happy, 'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'.

67. “There’s nobody like him, anywhere at all.”

- Snow White, 'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'.

Best Fairy Tale Quotes From 'Alice In Wonderland

"Alice In Wonderland," tells the story of a little girl who falls through a rabbit hole and finds herself in a fantastical world full of strange experiences. Lewis Carroll admired young children's unprejudiced and innocent view to the world, and his story depicts a child's struggle to live in an adult-dominated world.

68. "It takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!"

- Narrator, 'Alice In Wonderland.'

69. “Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.”

- Alice, 'Alice In Wonderland.'

70. “It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”

- Alice, 'Alice In Wonderland.'

71. “Imagination is the only weapon in the war with reality.”

- The Cheshire Cat, 'Alice In Wonderland.'

72. “I don’t see how he can ever finish if he doesn’t begin.”

- Narrator, 'Alice In Wonderland.'

73. "I don't think -- " "Then you shouldn't talk."

- Mad Hatter, 'Alice in Wonderland.'

Best Fairy Tale Quotes From Hans Christian Andersen

Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen is mainly known for his fairy tales, despite being a prolific writer of plays, novels, travelogues, and poetry. He wrote children's stories such as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Here are some of this legendary author's finest fairytale quotations.

74. “Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”

- Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Complete Fairy Tales.’

75. “Everyone’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers.”

- Hans Christian Andersen.

76. “She laughed and danced with the thought of death in her heart.”

- Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Little Mermaid.’

77. “My life will be the best illustration of all my work.”

- Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Fairy Tale Of My Life: An Autobiography.’

78. “Death walks faster than the wind and never returns what he has taken.”

- Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Story Of A Mother.’

79. “Travelling expands the mind rarely.”

- Hans Christian Andersen.

80. “When we get to the end of the story, you will know more than you do now...”

- Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Snow Queen.’

81. “I never dreamed of such happiness as this, while I was an ugly duckling.”

- Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Ugly Duckling.’

82. “But a mermaid has no tears, and therefore she suffers so much more.”

- Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Little Mermaid.’

83. “It doesn’t matter if you’re born in a duck yard, so long as you are hatched from a swan’s egg!”

- Hans Christian Andersen, ‘The Ugly Duckling.’

Famous Fairy Tale Quotes From Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was an actress and philanthropist from the United Kingdom. She was an internationally recognized actress, and a passionate advocate for children's rights. Here are some of Audrey Hepburn's most famous statements, as well as some inspiring fairy tale quotes.

84. “I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment. “

- Audrey Hepburn.

85. “I have learned how to live…how to be in the world and of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch.”

- Audrey Hepburn, Sabrina

86. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!”

- Audrey Hepburn.

87. “A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual.”

- Audrey Hepburn.

88. “My greatest ambition is to have a career without becoming a career woman.”

- Audrey Hepburn.

89. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy, it’s all that matters.”

- Audrey Hepburn.

90. “Anyone who does not believe in miracles is not a realist.”

- Audrey Hepburn.

Best Pixie Dust Disney Fairy Tale Quotes

Pixie Dust is a wonderful golden sparkle powder that allows you to fly. It is said to have a mystical aspect to it, and those who can access and utilize its power can gain special talents... The following are some of the most memorable Disney Pixie Dust quotations.

91. “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”

- J.M. Barrie, author of ‘Peter Pan.’

92. In the best organizations, love is the real "pixie dust."

- Bill Capodagli, Author

93. “Don’t you understand? You mean more to me than anything in this entire world.”

- J.M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan.'

94. “Faith. Trust. And Pixie Dust.”

- Walt Disney.

95. “I’ve got the word of an eight-year-old girl, an old fairytale I used to know, and a shred of faith. It’s not pixie dust, but I’d like to think it’s enough.”

- Emory R. Frie, Author of 'Wonderland'

96. You can't take a dying project, sprinkle it with the magic pixie dust of "open source," and have everything magically work out.

- Jamie Zawinski

97. "When life makes you cry a hundred times, you have to smile a thousand times. This way, you will be able to overcome your sorrow and be happy forever."

- 'Tinkerbell', Peter pan

98. “All you need is a little faith, trust, and pixie dust.”

- J.M. Barrie, author of ‘Peter Pan.’

99. "Don't just fly, soar."

-'Dumbo'', Dumbo

100. “Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.”

- Walt Disney.




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