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20 Little Red Riding Hood Quotes From The Beloved Tale

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'Little Red Riding Hood' is an extremely popular kids' story.

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The story’s origins can be traced back to 10th century Italy, written by Charles Perrault and a later version by the German Brothers Grimm.

The original 'Little Red Riding Hood' story was considered to be a disturbing tale of deceit and cunningness. Later on, many sanitized stories were released for the sake of children.

'Little Red Riding Hood' is one of the most famous stories for children when James Finn Garner wrote an appropriate version for children in his book 'Politically Correct Bedtime Stories'. 'Little Red Riding Hood' is story of a little girl sent to her sick grandmother, who lives in the woods alone. The story has been so popular that Charles Perrault 'Little Red Riding Hood' quotes have a real fan following even till this date, this includes 'Little Red Riding Hood' quotes, 'Little Red Riding Hood' wolf quotes, and 'Little Red Riding Hood' grandma quotes.

If you like this article, you can also read Alice in Wonderland quotes and Hans Christian Andersen quotes as well, after you are done with these 'Little Red Riding Hood' quotes.

'Little Red Riding Hood' Book Quotes

In the Grimm Brother version, the 'Little Red Riding Hood' and the grandmother are saved by the lumberjack or woodcutter. It also mentions that the grandmother is locked away in the cupboard by the wolf instead of eating her. Here are some extremely enjoyable 'Little Red Riding Hood' memorable quotes, including the best 'Little Red Riding Hood' quotes.

The story is still read all over the world.

1. “The wolf said, You know, my dear, it isn’t safe for a little girl to walk through these woods alone. Red Riding Hood said, I find your sexist remark offensive in the extreme, but I will ignore it because of your traditional status as an outcast from society, the stress of which has caused you to develop your own, entirely valid worldview. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I must be on my way.”

- James Finn Garner, 'Politically Correct Bedtime Stories'.

2. “What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It’s just a different wolf.”

- Alfred Hitchcock.

3. “Grandmother, what big arms you have!

All the better to hug you with, my dear.

Grandmother, what big legs you have!

All the better to run with, my child.

Grandmother, what big ears you have!

All the better to hear with, my child.

Grandmother, what big eyes you have!

All the better to see with, my child.

Grandmother, what big teeth you have got!

All the better to eat you up with.”

- Charles Perrault, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

4. “It is your grandchild Little Red Riding Hood, who has brought you a cake and a little pot of butter mother sends you.”

- Little Red Riding Hood, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

5. "[singing] Do not put your faith in a cape and a hood, they will not protect you the way that they should. And take extra care with strangers, even flowers have their dangers, and though scary is exciting, nice is different than good.”

- Mother, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

6. “Isn’t it nice to know a lot... and a little bit not...”

- ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

7. “Little Red Riding Hood was my first love. I felt that if I could have married Little Red Riding Hood, I should have known perfect bliss.”

- Charles Dickens.

8. “Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. After all, weren’t we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf...This fright complex is rooted in every individual."

- Alfred Hitchcock.

9. “Little Red Riding Hood: Good morning, Grandma. How do you feel today?

Big Bad Wolf: [Normal voice] Terrible. [clears throat, then speaks in Grandma voice] Not so hot, dearie.”

- ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

10. “Little Red Riding Hood: Ooh, Grandma. What a big mouth you’ve got.

Big Bad Wolf: You haven't seen the half of it, dearie!”

- ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

'Little Red Riding Hood' Wolf And Grandma Quotes

Further sanitization of the original story of 'Little Red Riding Hood' happened by James Finn Garner, who made it suitable for children to read. His version states that the wolf couldn’t attack little red riding hood. The village people save her, and the wolf is killed at the hands of the people. This is one of the best tales to have had so many 'revisions.' Here are some of the best quotes from the story, including wolf quotes.

Kids all ages love the story a lot.

11. “Take [grandma] a cake and this little pot of butter..”

- ‘Mother Of Little Red Riding Hood’.

12. “If you read ‘Lord of the Rings’ and dismiss it as a lie because it has orcs and elves, you’re missing the whole point of the story. If children don’t have to be concerned about strangers because there’s no such thing as a Big Bad Wolf dressed like Granny, you’re missing the point.”

- Doug TenNapel.

13. “Oh dear, how uneasy I feel.”

- ‘Little Red Riding Hood, Into The Woods’

14. “Does she live far away? asked the wolf.

Oh yes, replied Little Red Riding Hood; it is yonder by the mill which you can see right below there, and it is the first house in the village.”

- ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

15. “Go and see how your grandmother is, for I have been told that she is ill. ”

- ‘Mother Of Little Red Riding Hood’.

16. “I’ll be coming back for you"

- Wolf, 'Little Red Riding Hood'.

17. “'Oh Grandma, I was so scared!' sobbed Little Red Riding Hood, 'I'll never speak to strangers or dawdle in the forest again.'"

- 'Little Red Riding Hood'.

18. “Do you know how you kill a tiger, father Auguste? You tie up your best goat and wait.”

- Solomon, ‘Red Riding Hood’ movie (2011).

19. “Valerie: There must be a God, because you’re the Devil.

Cesaire: And you’re the Devil’s daughter.”

- ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

20. “Little Red Riding Hood was a good story, but it wasn’t interactive. Sooner or later, I wanted to say ‘no, I may be Red Riding Hood but I don’t care about my grandmother...whereas the game had only ‘over the river and through the woods’ to offer me. Which was a good story, it just might not me mine.”

- Austin Grossman.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for [Little Red Riding Hood quotes], then why not take a look at 'Anne of Green Gables' quotes or 'Beauty and the Beast' quotes.

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