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Quotes of tale

  1. Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers. – Hans Christian Andersen
  2. I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail. – George Byron
  3. I was a great reader of fairy tales. I tried to read the entire fairy tale section of the library. – Beverly Cleary
  4. Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  5. Well the wedding in the words of the Archbishop of Canterbury was a fairy tale and there was a huge public impress, investment of goodwill, affection and indeed money in this Institution. It was a huge success at the time. – Anthony Holden
  6. I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth; religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result. – Laurence Housman
  7. 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. – Neil Jordan
  8. Trust the tale not the teller. – David Knopfler
  9. Having achieved and accomplished love... man... has become himself, his tale is told. – David Herbert Lawrence
  10. The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will. – Michel de Montaigne
  11. Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale enrich it large, and then let wise men listen. – Pindar
  12. The Italian prose tale had begun to exercise that influence as early as Chaucer's time: but circumstances and atmosphere were as yet unfavourable for its growth. – George Saintsbury
  13. As is a tale so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  14. Our show is less about a girl who is doing miracles and more about the domino effect of this girl's life, and how everyone else is affected. Our show seems to be a questioning show as opposed to an action sort of fairy tale – Amber Tamblyn
  15. In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now. The book is actually divided into five sections, through which the key character, the muse, leads us. – Kit Williams

Usage examples for tale

  1. I think they're all here now, waiting for Verotchka's Tale – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  2. Now, have you heard the tale of Zikali the Little and Wise, and the words of Saduko, who was once your husband, or must they be repeated to you?" – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  3. On that same night, the night of the day on which the tale had been told, Lady Mason wrote a line,- almost a single line to her son. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  4. No tale no money. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  5. Ah, 'tis the old tale again. – Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
  6. I heard a great noise a while ago, and the servants brought in a wild tale about the Bastille. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. He knew the tale that I was going to tell. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  8. I then told my tale almost as I have written it. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. Welcome, friend, with all thy tale of fear! – The Rhesus of Euripedes by Euripedes
  10. Dat w'at de tale say. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  11. But go on with your tale – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  12. De Lelacs bring a tale to Whale Riviere dat ees not true. – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  13. But you must let me listen to the tale too, Old Woman of Beare. – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  14. The tale was soon told. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  15. " That is a very extraordinary tale remarked Giovanni, thoughtfully. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  16. Had I only known that that man was Max, what a very different tale I should have to tell! – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  17. " It's a long tale said Foster. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  18. It's very unfortunate, of course, for if we had happened to see him the Poulains couldn't have told the tale they told you this morning. – The End of Her Honeymoon by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  19. A tale of the open country. – Woodland Tales by Ernest Seton-Thompson
  20. My tale is pretty short. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin

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