Quotation Explorer - 'Tale'

And so from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, and then, from hour to hour,we rot and rot; and thereby hangs a tale. - William Shakespeare
When a fairy tale ends a new one starts. Close your eyes and say ‘once upon a time’ with me; who knows we may catch the beginning of a fairy tale which will bless us with a happy ending.By - Ted`s Tale - T. Afsin Ilgar
All life is bound to a simple truth... that time goes on, that in each person's life begins a tale, a tale that will either end in memory or in legend. - M.J. Chrisman
Economics without ethics is a caricature. Ethics without economics is a fairy tale. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
The magic of reading happens when an author’s written work strings you along until your imagination, aware of your wants, molds the tale into an extraordinary world to be visited frequently—perhaps dwelt in for years. - Richelle E. Goodrich
For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told. - Anonymous
Thou doth not know the tragedy of a tale between two hearts till the tears of a forgotten love dissolve into the scars of yearning and seep through the cracks of the broken, leaving behind a trail of crimson for all but one to see. - Raneem Kayyali
I've always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached. - Sara Sheridan
I just can't get with this idea that literature is a 12-step program. If someone wants to read a book to see good people get rewarded and the bad people get punished, essentially what they want is a fairy tale. - China Miéville
Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. - D. H. Lawrence
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale. - Marie Curie
We have to eat to live, and that's our timeless tale of tragedy. - Marty Rubin
Travelling shouldn't be just a tour, it should be a tale. - Amit Kalantri
The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it. - D.H. Lawrence
For aught that I could ever read,Could ever hear by tale or history,The course of true love never did run smooth. - William Shakespeare
If the weak hand, that has recorded this tale, has, by its scenes, beguiled the mourner of one hour of sorrow, or, by its moral, taught him to sustain it - the effort, however humble, has not been vain, nor is the writer unrewarded. - Ann Radcliffe
When fiction has become reality, life may turn into a fairy tale or a firestorm. Tina, time has come to pull up one’s socks and start relearning and reassessing living. ("Another empty room") - Erik Pevernagie
And the story of love is a long sad tale ending in graves. - Jack Kerouac
A well-spun tale can transport listeners away from their humdrum lives and return them with an enlarged sense of the world. (Peter Nimble) - Jonathan Auxier
Every fairy tale needs a good old-fashioned villain. - MORIARTY
I hate metaphors. That’s why my favorite book is Moby Dick. No frou-frou symbolism. Just a good, simple tale about a man who hates an animal. - Ron Swanson
Life is but a walking Shadow, a poor Player That struts and frets his Hour upon the Stage, And then is heard no more; It is a tall Tale, Told by an Idiot, full of Sound and Fury, Signifying nothing." - William Shakespeare
For aught that I could ever read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth. - William Shakespeare
Being dead is highly overrated. It’s no fun at all." -- Mythe: A Fairy Tale - P.J. Gordon
Era atât de rar găsești în ochii cuiva ce căutai ,să găsești un ecou al minții tale în mintea altcuiva . - Ileana Vulpescu
It is a simple tale, but its message is an enduring one: virtue and generosity will be rewarded in ways that one cannot know. - Nelson Mandela
A DEAD STATESMANI could not dig: I dared not rob:Therefore I lied to please the mob.Now all my lies are proved untrueAnd I must face the men I slew.What tale shall serve me here amongMine angry and defrauded young?from EPITAPHS OF THE WAR 1914-18 - Rudyard Kipling
No matter your political affiliation, it’s an honor and a privilege to meet the sitting president of the United States. You are in the presence of someone who commands respect for taking the hardest job in the world.Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss - RoseMarie Trenzio
No fairy tale, this. This was by no stretch of the imagination a polished fantasy. This was a searing, living force, rough around the edges, unfamiliar and bittersweet.And precious. - V.S. Carnes
The most outrageous tale you can tell is somebody's truth. - Marty Rubin
Life is a tale told by an idiot -- full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. - William Shakespeare
We spend our years as a tale that is told. - Bible
Never be afraid of darkness, it is only temporary. Have hope, have the courage, be cautious, walk and continue your journey. Life is not always a fairy tale but like a rolling stone we need to go up and down until it stop. - Glazl Bugaoan
...they needed someone to explain, to spin, the parts of the tale that couldn't be suppressed. Someone reputable and educated. Someone brilliant yet absolutely committed to the faith. Someone like my father. - Martha N. Beck
We left you there, lonely,Beauty your power,Wisdom your watchman,To hold the clay tower.from 'The Tale of the Tiger Tree - Vachel Lindsay
But how wonderful when the tale is told,And the message that is meant for usOpens like the scents of a mountain flower! - Mazisi Kunene
An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told. - William Shakespeare
When you are very rational, you may not be able to dream or live in a fairy tale. - Debasish Mridha
Science knows it doesn't know everything; otherwise, it'd stop. But just because science doesn't know everything doesn't mean you can fill in the gaps with whatever fairy tale most appeals to you. - Dara Ó Briain
Because zombies can’t go out into the sun, most of them tend to be afraid of anything that can go into the sun and live to tell the tale. - M.C. Steve
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the princess in the fairy tale 'til its appropriate liberator comes to set it free. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is the tale, not he who tells it. - Stephen King
What I like most about the process of literary creation is gathering mundane facts and concepts, then clothing them with the ornate jewels and fine garments of imagination and fantasy, weaving a tale on the glittering edge of possibility. - Gregory Hamilton
A thrilling story can be dull if told badly, but even the most mundane event can be elevated into a tale of epic scale by a good storyteller. - Johnny Rich
In Land of Milk and Money, Anthony Barcellos mines rich family history to create a full-blooded tale that readers will find insightful, rewarding, and entertaining. - John Lescroart
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. - William Shakespeare
The tallest tale you can tell is somebody's truth. - Marty Rubin
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters. - Seneca
I'm a romantic and I kinda believed in this fairy tale. And in some ways I think that's always been to my advantage, because like if you can believe in something great, I feel like you can achieve something great. - Katy Perry
The joy we feel to be together seems worthy of a fairy tale, from the moment our eyes met we felt the crush of love. This is not a passing infatuation, ours is love of truth. - Auliq Ice
I am a tale, I am a book, written in different languages and styles I can’t be read, can’t be understood,neither by me nor the greatest of minds I am too big, I am too small, to be processed or seen by the naked eyeI am too dim, I am too bright, to appear in the shadows or the sunshine. - Sanober Khan
She was never going to get used to how much the Faeries seem to stare at her, as if dissecting her and examining the little pieces inside her like a science project.~Ever Fire: A Dark Faerie Tale #2 - Alexia Purdy
The places and people in the following stories have been represented accurately to the best of my ability; yet my writing is supposed to be a tale, and as in any historical novel, my own imagination has blended with fact to create poetical reality. - Eric Sloane
The fairy tale belongs to the poor...I know of no fairy tale which upholds the tyrant, or takes the part of the strong against the weak. A fascist fairy tale is an absurdity. - Erik Christian Haugaard
Previously, when I began to write this tale, I set out by saying that Mlle. Claude was a whore. She is a whore, of course, and I'm not trying to deny it, but what I say now is--if Mlle. Claude is a whore then what name shall I find for the other women I know? - Henry Miller
A tale spinner's goal is entertainment. - John H. Alexander
Life is not what one lived, but rather what one remembers, and how it is remembered to tell the tale.
Life is a fairy tale that was written by hopes, dreams, and desires. - Debasish Mridha
Tell the story that's been growing in your heart, the characters you can't keep out of your head, the tale story that speaks to you, that pops into your head during your daily commute, that wakes you up in the morning. - Jennifer Weiner
In fact, you"-he pointed his fork at me-"look like a fairy tale. - Isabel Gillies
One can fight money only with money! from my Tale Of The Rock Pieces. - Ivan Stoikov
Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination, and of the heart. - Salman Rushdie
The Dreamer awakesThe shadow goes byThe tale I have told you,That tale is a lie.But listen to me,Bright maiden, proud youthThe tale is a lie;What it tells is the truth. - Traditional folktale ending
If what you want doesn’t occupy space, time and energy in your life. If it doesn’t involve some frustration, exasperation, anger, sadness, or fear; then I dare say: It’s not real! It’s a fairy tale! - Akiroq Brost
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
For most people life is not a fairy tale, it is an adventure. - Ana Monnar
'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale; 'Twas Christmas told the merriest tale; A Christmas gambol oft could cheer The poorest man's heart thru half the year. - Sir Walter Scott
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
Congratulations on surviving life up to this point. All the trials, heartaches, deceptions, sorrows and anxieties...You've come through all the adversity and are still here to tell the tale! you are quite simply, brilliant! - Karen Gibbs
Now, then, that is the tale. Some of it is true. - Mark Twain
Romance is an illusion of love and excitement that touches our hearts and mind. It lingers in our memories like a fairy tale. - Debasish Mridha
Turn your failure into a fairy tale of success and triumph. - Debasish Mridha
Life is just like a fairy tale. You believe, you get. You don't believe, you don't get. - minas delallian
the man eventually becomes what he dreams of"By - Ted`s Tale - T. Afsin Ilgar
Nor is there wanting in the pressSome spirit to stand simply forth,Heroic in it nakedness,Against the uttermost of earth.The tale of earth's unhonored thingsSounds nobler there than 'neath the sun;And the mind whirls and the heart sings,And a shout greets the daring one. - Robert Frost
The man who comes with a tale about others has himself an ax to grind. - Chinese proverb
Growing up, I loved the tale of Peter Rabbit and also books on Pippi Longstocking. Pippi was a girl who had so much fun and was very daring. My sons loved all the Dr. Seuss books - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Two forces create eternity a fairy tale and a dream from the fairy tale. - Dejan Stojanovic
Step-parents, those fairy tale villains,Have been given a bad name.They're easy targets.When the family goes awryHow easy to blame them.I was blessed by the right steps... - Eileen Granfors
My heart is suffering from reality,so I go to sleep and dream I'm on a fairy tale - Johncen-k.m.f Vergara
This is a tale of woe. This is a tale of sorrow. A love denied, a love restored, to live beyond tomorrow. Lest we think silence is the place to hide a heavy heart, remember, to love and be loved is life itself without which we are nought. - Abi Morgan
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