Fairy Tales Are More Than True

1 Apr


Hello! I’m participating this week in Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday I know she’s gone off on a magical journey (vacation) and will be back next week. Be sure to check out her blog, Silver Threading for fun and creative posts.

The quote I chose today is another of my favorites. I find it very inspiring. I’ve used this quote before or after The Basement book readings in schools and the kids love it too.



Fairytales are true


“Fairy Tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”

~G.K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton is considered by some to be the best writer and thinker of the 20th century. He’s best known for his Father Brown (Priest/Detective) stories.

Do you read fairytales to your children? Even Albert Einstein had recommended that parents read fairytales to their children. What do you think about that?

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15 Responses to “Fairy Tales Are More Than True”

  1. Michelle Stanley April 1, 2015 at 3:11 pm #

    Loved the quotes Vashti. I’m fond of fairy tales.

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  2. LivingPeace April 1, 2015 at 5:24 pm #

    It is a must in this house to spark the young minds here with a flare for adventure beyond what the eyes can see 🙂

    Thanks for keeping the fairy tales alive 🙂

    Awesome blog, I hope to read your first ever book at some point 🙂

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  3. Francine Rose Hirst April 1, 2015 at 7:57 pm #

    Perfect. My children had many fairy tales read to them when they were young, and I’m still partial to them myself. 🙂

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    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega April 2, 2015 at 3:20 pm #

      Well done Fran! I think they also help develop their imagination and creativity. I love fairytales too. 😀


  4. Darlene Nemeth (@DarleneBNemeth) April 5, 2015 at 12:08 pm #

    Hi Vashti, My Mom read fairytales to us, I read them to my children and now I read them to my grandchildren. And I’ve always made sure there are plenty of books to read.

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    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega April 6, 2015 at 4:56 pm #

      You’re an awesome mom and grandma, Darlene! If only everyone knew how important reading and books are to a developing child. Well done. 😀 xx

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  5. JESS44903 April 6, 2015 at 11:21 pm #

    These are great quotes! 🙂

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!


  6. E. Rawls April 7, 2015 at 2:33 am #

    Great quotes!


  7. izza ifzaal April 9, 2015 at 5:25 am #

    Wow! AMAZING! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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