220 Fairy Quotes to Make You Believe in Magic

These fairy quotes will fill you with great hope, love, and kindness, whether you’re a fan of them or not.

Fairies are magical beings who have appeared and been described in many folklores all over the world. They were so much a part of our childhood that we are astounded by their magical powers even today.

This collection will hopefully inspire you to keep dreaming and believing. See the entire list below.

Let’s get started.

And make sure to read these unicorn quotes and mermaid quotes.

Best Fairy Quotes

1. “Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” – Roald Dahl

2. “Fairy tales are more than true, not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” – Neil Gaiman

3. “Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” – C.S Lewis

4. “Fairies have to be one thing or the other because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.” – J.M. Barrie

5. “I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, and dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?” – John Lennon

6. “Of all the minor creatures of mythology, fairies are the most beautiful, the most numerous, the most memorable.” – Andrew Lang

7. “Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” – Hans Christian Andersen

8. “Come fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!” – William Butler Yeats

9. “Nothing can be truer than fairy wisdom. It is as true as sunbeams.” – Douglas Jerrold

10. “It is frightfully difficult to know much about the fairies, and almost the only thing known for certain is that there are fairies wherever there are children.” – J.M. Barrie

11. “Do not think the fairies are always little. Everything is capricious about them, even their size. They seem to take what size or shape pleases them.” – William Butler Yeats

12. “We call them faerie. We don’t believe in them. Our loss.” – Charles De Lint

13. “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein

14. “If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future.” – Danielle Steel

15. “Fairies are invisible and inaudible like angels but their magic sparkles in nature.” – Lynn Holland

Inspirational Fairy Quotes

16. “Everything you look at can become a fairy tale and you can get a story from everything you touch.” – Hans Christian Andersen

17. “My heart has wings and I can fly. I’ll touch every star in the sky. So, this is the miracle I’ve been dreaming of.” – Brothers Grimm

18. “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

19. “It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do, that is the secret of happiness.” – J. M. Barrie

20. “Even miracles take a little time.” – Brothers Grimm

21. “The very things that hold you down are going to lift you up.” – Timothy Mouse

22. “Be calm and be one with the fairies.” – Anonymous

23. “May the odds be ever in your favor!” – Suzanne Collins

24. “Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.” – Alexandre Dumas

25. “Happiness has no heights when adorned with fairy lights. It keeps on shining so bright, leaving us in awe and delight.” – Silent eyes

26. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – J.M. Barrie

27. “Remember, you’re the one who can fill the world with sunshine.” – Snow White

28. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” – Lewis Carroll

29. “First, rehearse your song by rote to each word a warbling note: hand in hand, with fairy grace, will we sing, and bless this place.” – William Shakespeare

30. “Folklore, legends, myths, and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous, and manifestly unreal.” – L Frank Baum

Fairy Quotes That Talk About Power and Magic

31. “She bore dust in her veins where humans had blood and gods had ichor she had fairy dust. That powered the enchantment that was her heart, she was a spell waiting to be cast. All you had to do was look at her.” – Rosalinda Azukaeme

32. “What really matters is finding the strength to protect your friends. That’s the source of your power.” – Erza Scarlet

33. “Sometimes, I crush my thoughts into powder and blow it out, like fairy dust, hoping it would bring in magic.” – Sreepriya Menon

34. “What’s the point of magic, to begin with, if I can’t use it to protect my friends.” – Shuras

35. “A little magic can take you a long way.” – Roald Dahl

36. “No one is too old for magic.” – Anonymous

37. “Desire is not always lessened by disgust. Nor can it be bestowed, like a favor, to those most deserving of it. And as my words bind my magic, so you can know the truth. If she doesn’t desire his kiss, she won’t be free.” – Cassandra Clare

38. “And at three a.m. you sit near the window and wonder if there is magic because all you need are some fairies to take your pain away and help you sleep.” – Sanhita Baruah

39. “We must remember that the whole business of seeing fairies is a delicate operation at best. The power to see requires conditions of quiet and peace; and then, fairies are themselves quite as shy as wild creatures and have to be tamed and attracted.” – Dora van Gelder Kunz

40. “It doesn’t matter how small you may look, anyone can be strong in their own aspects.” – Levy McGarden

Fascinating Fairy Quotes From Famous Pieces of Literature

41. “Many people don’t believe in fairies, but if you look real close they’re always there.” – Sapphire Moondreams

42. “I know you, I walked with you once upon a dream.” – Sleeping Beauty

43. “Come away, o human child! To the waters and the wild with a faery hand in hand, for the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.” – William Butler Yeats

44. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

45. “Love is many things, none of them logical.” – William Goldman

46. “The public has become my fairy godmother.” – Eartha Kitt

47. “So please, oh please, we beg, we pray. Go throw your TV set away. And in its place, you can install a lovely bookshelf on the wall. Then, fill the shelves with lots of books.” – Roald Dahl

48. “Few humans see fairies or hear their music, but many find fairy rings of dark grass, scattered with toadstools, left by their dancing feet.” – Judy Allen

49. “Peter did not feel very brave; indeed, he felt he was going to be sick. But that made no difference to what he had to do.” – C.S. Lewis

50. “There are times where life will throw you a fastball, but there’s no point in dwelling on it. You have to move on.” – Mirajane Strauss

51. “I want adventure in the great wide somewhere.” – Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve

52. “This is the song you sing when you’re in the dungeon.” – Eleanor

53. “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

54. “We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we’ve heard in fairy tales.” – Yakov Smirnoff

55. “Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a last kingdom of peace.” – Eugene O’Neill

Thought-Provoking Fairy Quotes That’ll Make You Think About Their Existence

56. “The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and beautiful of all.” – Mulan

57. “If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.” – Mo Willems

58. “‘I don’t believe in magic.’ The young boy said. The old man smiled ‘you will when you see her.’” – Atticus

59. “If you appeal to the crowd, either by being humorous or brutal or eccentric, you gain favor.” – Suzanne Collins

60. “Fairy tales since the beginning of recorded time, and perhaps earlier, have been ‘a means to conquer the terrors of mankind through metaphor.’” – Jack Zipes

61. “The iron tongue of midnight hath told 12: lovers, to bed; ’tis almost fairy time.” – William Shakespeare

62. “Love is putting someone else’s needs before your own.” – Olaf

63. “How can I find a bride in a place where there are no human creatures at all!?” – Aaron Shepard

64. “The world calls them its singers and poets and artists and storytellers, but they are just people who have never forgotten the way to fairyland.” – L. M. Montgomery

65. “I have been bent and broken, but I hope in better shape.” – Charles Dickens

66. “If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy tales and I like them best of all.” – Audrey Hepburn

67. “The little Plumpuppets are fairies of beds: they have nothing to do but watch sleepy heads; They turn down the sheets and they tuck you in tight, and they dance on your pillow to wish you good night!” – Christopher Morley

68. “Don’t gobble funk around with words.” – Roald Dahl

69. “No one had the slightest suspicion of what beautiful things she had seen; no one even dreamed of the splendor in which, with her grandmother, she had entered on the joys of a new year.” – Hans Christian Andersen

70. “So, this is love, so this is what makes life divine.” – Brothers Grimm

Quotes That Show How Fairies and Fairy Tales Make Us Daydream

71. “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” – G.K. Chesterton

72. “Fairy tales are nice.” – Syd Barrett

73. “Every man’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers.” – Hans Christian Andersen

74. “Then clear on a flute of purest gold a sweet little fairy played. And wonderful fairy tales she told and marvelous music made.” – Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

75. “Thy loving smile will surely hail the love-gift of a fairy tale.” – Lewis Carroll

76. “When fairy tales are written in the west, they’re known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions.” – Paul Henderson

77. “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

78. “Fairies glitter our hearts with giggles.” – Terri Guillemets

79. “We have been poisoned by fairy tales.” – Anais Nin

80. “Evolution is a fairy tale for grown-ups.” – Duane Gish

Quotes That Will Make You Believe In Fairies

81. “Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?” – Douglas Adams

82. “People don’t like the true and simple; they like fairy tales and humbug.” – Edmond And Jules De Goncourt

83. “Every time a child says ‘I don’t believe in fairies,’ there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.” – J.M. Barrie

84. “I’ve always believed in experiencing everything in life. When you walk out with blinders on, you cut yourself off from the angels and the fairies.” – Alyssa Milano

85. “I only tell fairy tales, for I would rather be seen in their sober vestments than in the prismatic unlikelihood of reality.” – Christina Stead

86. “Stories are like fairy gold, the more you give away, the more you have.” – Polly McGuire

87. “When I was a little girl, fairy tales were my favorite books because even before you opened them you knew how they are going to end. Happily ever after.” – Nicola Yoon

88. “I’ll be left writing picture books and fairy tales.” – Carol Ann Duffy

89. “On every side there are fairies, and therefore on every side loveliness and happiness.” – Dora van Gelder Kunz

90. “I was very much provoked. Of course, I knew there are no fairies; but that needn’t prevent my thinking there is.” – L.M. Montgomery

91. “In the midst of the snowy night, she rejoices in her days spent under fairy lights.” – Sutirtha Banerjee

92. “The light she was and like a fairy. And her shoes were number nine; herring boxes without tops, sandals were for Clementine.” – Percy Montrose

93. “Angels wrap themselves in fairy lights, to illuminate stars in our eyes.” – Sudhir

94. “But the image is more than just tempting art, and it draws her into a world of shadows and desire into the world of Faerie.” – Melissa Marr

95. “A fairy who was at his birth said, however, that he would be very amiable for all that since he would have uncommon good sense.” – Charles Perrault

Quotes on Fairies and Legends That You Can Agree With

96. “I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes.” – Amy Adams

97. “Spring blossoms are fairy tales, autumn leaves are tragic dramas.” – Mehmet Murat İldan

98. “Maybe my fairy tale has a different ending than I dreamed it would. But that’s okay.” – Kim Kardashian

99. “Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.” – George Santayana

100. “Care too little, you lose them. Care too much, you get hurt.” – Gajeel Redfox

101. “There are seven realms in the Otherworld, each a different kind of boring.” – Stella

102. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, the way I see it, you can either run from it—or learn from it.” – Rafiki

103. “Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it.” – Rapunzel

104. “Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” – Suzanne Collins

105. “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” – Eeyore

106. “Don’t let happiness depend on something you may lose.” – C.S. Lewis

107. “If we opened our minds to enjoyment, we might find tranquil pleasures spread about us on every side.” – Samuel Smiles

108. “You think the only people who are people, are the people who look and think like you. But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you’ll learn things you never knew you never knew.” – Pocahontas

109. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis

110. “The most important thing in life is to stop saying ‘I wish,’ and start saying ‘I will.’ Consider nothing impossible then treat possibilities as probabilities.” – Charles Dickens

Fairy Quotes to Widen Your Imagination

111. “Only a fool trips on what’s behind him.” – Anonymous

112. “Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.” – Walt Disney

113. “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different?” – C.S. Lewis

114. “You’re entirely bonkers, but I’ll tell you a secret, all the best people are.” – Lewis Carroll

115. “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” – Jonathan Swift

116. “Once a year go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama

117. “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” – Lewis Carroll

118. “The idea of my life as a fairy tale is itself a fairy tale.” – Grace Kelly

119. “It is not children only that one feeds with fairy tales.” – Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

120. “Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen

121. “The most beautiful things in the world must be felt with the heart.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

122. “The world seems full of good men, even if there are monsters in it.” – Bram Stoker

123. “The most important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become.” – Charles Dickens

124. “Do you believe in fairies? If you believe, clap your hands. Don’t let Tinker die.” – J.M. Barrie

125. “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb

Fairy Quotes That Will Make You Laugh Hard

126. “Yesterday I put on my confederate uniform for the first time and looked like a fairy doorman at the Beverly Wilshire-a fine thing at my age.” – Leslie Howard

127. “Run, run, as fast as you can. You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread man!” – Folk Tale

128. “I was half expecting a school full of Tinkerbells zipping around.” – Bloom

129. “My heart’s desire now would be a clean house and maybe the eyebrows that I had before I started stress-plucking.” – Mackenzie

130. “Have you ever waded through human poo? I have. Not pleasant. Sometimes being a fairy means you have to deal with shit.” – Aisha

131. “I got hit in the face with a snowball and we sounded kind of terrible, but I didn’t barf!” – Jane

132. “Little pig! Little pig! Let me in! Let me in!’ ‘No! No! No! Not by the hairs on my chinny chin chin!’” – Green Jelly

133. “It’s hard looking for someone so small. So, don’t leave my side.” – Gajeel Redfox

134. “Of course you don’t believe in fairies. You’re 15. You think I believed in fairies at 15? Took me until I was at least a 140. 150, maybe. Anyway, he wasn’t a fairy. He was a librarian. All right?” – Neil Gaiman

135. “My fairy-tale life ended the moment I wanted to apply for a passport.” – Joan Chen

Quotes That Highlight a Fairy’s Personality and Traits

136. “Tink was not all bad: or, rather, she was all bad just now, but, on the other hand, sometimes she was all good.” – J.M. Barrie

137. “I expect he was right, for fairies don’t live long, but they are so little that a short time seems a good while to them.” – J.M. Barrie

138. “In a few blinks, you can almost see the winter fairies moving in. But first, you hear the crackle of their wings.” – Vera Nazarian

139. “Her lips were frosted with sugar and faerie dust.” – Allyse Near

140. “The fairies, as their custom, clapped their hands with delight over their cleverness, and they were so madly in love with the little house that they could not bear to think they had finished it.” – J.M. Barrie

141. “There is a latent fairy in all women, but look how carefully we have to secrete her in order to be taken seriously. And fairies come in all shapes, colors, sizes, and types, they don’t have to be fluffy. They can be demanding and furious if they like. They do, however, have to wear a tiara. That much is compulsory.” – Dawn French

142. “Fairies with gossamer wings bring forth beauty, grace, and joyful things. Fairies of the earth are caretakers of our soil, water, and trees. They watch over beautiful creatures such as bears, bunnies, and bees.” – Molly Friedenfeld

143. “They were beautiful beyond words, beautiful beyond understanding. So beautiful, I wanted to tear out my heart and hand it over, because after seeing them, I surely wouldn’t have any more use for it.” – Sarah Zettel

144. “There may be fairies at the bottom of the garden. There is no evidence for it, but you can’t prove that there aren’t any, so shouldn’t we be agnostic with respect to fairies?” – Richard Dawkins

145. “O, to be sure, we laugh less and play less and wear uncomfortable disguises like adults, but beneath the costume is the child we always are, whose needs are simple, whose daily life is still best described by fairy tales.” – Leo Rosten

146. “Fairies don’t live long, but they are so little that a short time seems a good while to them.” – J. M. Barrie

147. “The Land of Fairy, also called Elfland, has characteristics of the land of the dead. Time is altered so that a day in human life might stretch into years in fairyland. There is no day or night but a perpetual twilight.” – Rosemary Guiley

148. “In fact, fairies are part of a great evolutionary line that parallels the human. It starts, as the human line does, with some exceedingly primitive forms and rises up through the fairies—who are themselves at various stages of evolution—and has as its highest beings those that are traditionally called ‘angels or devas.’” – Dora van Gelder Kunz

149. “While hobgoblins are rather ugly, these fairies are actually helpful with household chores.” – Sheri A. Johnson

150. “Faerie voices become just the wind, a bodach—scurrying across the street becomes just a piece of litter caught in the backwash of a bus.” – Charles De Lint

Quotes About How Fairies and Their Tales Have Influenced People’s Lives

151. “My father leaving the family shaped who I was and how I looked at the world. By the same token, my father telling me fairy tales that he had made up shaped me profoundly, too.” – Kate DiCamillo

152. “When Eleanor was a little girl, she’d thought her mom looked like a queen, like the star of some fairy tale. You’d look at Eleanor’s mom and think she must be carved into the prow of a Viking ship somewhere or maybe painted on the side of a plane.” – Rainbow Rowell

153. “You taught me what it means to love, and for that, I will be eternally grateful.” – Gajeel Redfox

154. “A genius. A criminal mastermind. A millionaire. And he is only 12 years old.” – Eoin Colfer

155. “Dreams do come true if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.” – J. M. Barrie

156. “I think, at a child’s birth if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

157. “A lady with whom I was riding in the forest said to me that the woods always seemed to her to wait as if the genii who inhabit them suspend their deeds until the wayfarer had passed onward; a thought which poetry has celebrated in the dance of the fairies, which breaks off on the approach of human feet.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

158. “I think that people who can’t believe in fairies aren’t worth knowing.” – Tori Amos

159. “I also like the whole idea of fairy tales and folk tales being a woman’s domain, considered a lesser domain at the time they were told.” – Alice Hoffman

160. “I’m an interpreter of stories. When I perform it’s like sitting down at my piano and telling fairy stories.” – Nat King Cole

161. “As a child, my mother told me lots of fairy stories, many her own invention. She, too, tended to reverse the norm.” – Tanith Lee

162. “The land of literature is a fairyland to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible.” – Washington Irving

163. “There was never a merry world since the fairies left off dancing.” – John Selden

164. “I began to believe the fairy tales: You know, how we’re all out there looking for our magical missing half.” – Michael Bergin

165. “We want to believe. And as long as we do, the fairies will remain.” – Skye Alexander

Catchy Fairy Quotes You Can Use as Captions

166. “Let the little fairy in you fly!” – Rufus Wainwright

167. “I look at you, and I’m home.” – Dory

168. “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

169. “She lives life in her own little fairy tale.” – Anonymous

170. “Once upon a time, fairy tales were awesome!” – Adam Gidwitz

171. “To connect with the fairies, go outdoors.” – Doreen Virtue

172. “May you live every day of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

173. “True love is born of experience, not fairy dust.” – Janette Oke

174. “Make a fairy tale and go and live in it.” – Annabel Tollman

175. “A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near.” – Anonymous

Poetic Fairy Quotes

176. “Up the airy mountain, down the rushy glen. We daren’t go a-hunting for fear of little men; wee folk, good folk, trooping all together. Green jacket, red cap, and white owl’s feather!” – William Allingham

177. “Beneath our feet, a fairy pathway flows. The grass still glitters in the summer breeze. The dusky wood and distant copse appear. And that lone stream, upon whose chequered face. We mused when noon-rays made the pebbles gleam, is mirrored to the mind: though all around. Be rattling hoofs and roaring wheels, the eye is wondering where the heart delights to dwell.” – Robert Montgomery

178. “The Land of Faery, where nobody gets old and godly and grave, where nobody gets old and crafty and wise, where nobody gets old and bitter of tongue.” – William Butler Yeats

179. “This is the fairyland; o spite of spites! We talk with goblins, owls and sprites.” – William Shakespeare

180. “Fairy folk a-listening, hear the seed sprout in the spring. And for music to their dance hear the hedgerows wake from trance. Sap that trembles into buds, sending little rhythmic floods of fairy sound in fairy ears.” – George Eliot

181. “O, then, I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies’ midwife, and she comes in shape no bigger than an agate-stone on the forefinger of an alderman.” – William Shakespeare

182. “Nor elves, nor fays, nor magic charm, have pow’r, or will, to work us harm; for those who dare the truth to tell Fays, elves, and fairies, wish them well.” – Maria Edgeworth

183. “Or fairy elves, whose midnight revels by a forest side. Or fountain, some belated peasant sees. Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon sits arbitress, and nearer to the Earth.” – John Milton

184. “They are fairies; he that speaks to them shall die: I’ll wink and couch: no man their works must eye.” – William Shakespeare

185. “The dances ended, all the fairy trains for pinks and daisies searched the flow’ry plain.” – Alexander Pope

186. “Soft moss a downy pillow makes and green leaves spread a tent. Where Faerie folk may rest and sleep until their night is spent. The bluebird sings a lullaby; the firefly gives a light. The twinkling stars are candles bright, sleep, Faeries all, good night.” – Elizabeth T. Dillingham

Insightful Quotes That Show the Lessons and Realizations We Can Get From Fairies

187. “A dream is a wish your heart makes.” – Cinderella

188. “Outside, on the bough of a tree, sat the living nightingale. She had heard of the emperor’s illness and was therefore coming to sing to him of hope and trust. And as she sang, the shadows grew paler and paler.” – Hans Christian Andersen

189. “But just to keep alive isn’t enough. To live, you must have sunshine and freedom and a little flower to love.” – Hans Christian Andersen

190. “He now felt glad at having suffered sorrow and trouble, because it enabled him to enjoy so much better all the pleasure and happiness around him.” – Hans Christian Andersen

191. “To live will be an awfully big adventure.” – J.M. Barrie

192. “Imperfections we all have, but we also have compensations.” – Hans Christian Andersen

193. “There is many a monster who wears the form of a man; it is better of the two to have the heart of a man and the form of a monster. ” – Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont

Fairy Quotes That Enable Everyone to Have Magical Experiences

194. “There is not a single homely thing that, looked at from a certain angle, does not become fairy.” – Hope Mirrlees

195. “I do believe in fairies! I do! I do!” – James M. Barrie

196. “Oh, where is the Fairy Godmother of explanations when you need her?” – Allison Pearson

197. “I’m a fairy. I’d come and hear, ‘How was your day, honey?’ And I’d be like, ‘I was a fairy. I don’t know.’” – Angelina Jolie

198. “Be secret and discreet; the fairy favors are lost when not concealed.” – John Dryden

199. “Charm is the true gift of the fairies.” – Charles Perrault

200. “Breaking things is a specialty of everyone in Fairy Tail.” – Hiro Mashima

201. “On the tawny sands and shelves trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves.” – John Milton

202. “Like many air travelers, I am aware that airplanes fly aided by capricious fairies and invisible strings.” – J. Maarten Troost

203. “Every time you say you don’t believe in fairies, a fairy dies.” – J.M. Barrie

204. “No child but must remember laying his head in the grass, staring into the infinitesimal forest, and seeing it grow populous with fairy armies.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

205. “The bad mood fairy comes to annoy you only when you are actually in a good position but don’t yet realize it!” – Jonathan Cainer

206. “All the ancient classic fairy tales have always been scary and dark.” – Helena Bonham Carter

207. “All I know is that I’ve ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine I wanted to get married in fairy wings, and now I realize that’s not cool anymore.” – Isla Fisher

208. “There are always two ways of getting to Fairyland, and only two: one is by mistake, and the other is by a spell.” – Hilaire Belloc

More Fairy Quotes

209. “Fairies don’t have families. They don’t clean or cook. They sip nectar from flowers and dance by the light of the moon.” – Laura Amy Schlitz

210. “Any man can lose his hat in a fairy-wind.” – Irish Sayings

211. “In the old poetic time, the same fairy that would lead men astray for the sake of mischief, would, by way of recompense, churn the butter and trim up the house, while the household snored.” – Douglas Jerrold

212. “I’ve always thought fairies are like mushrooms, you trip over them when you’re not thinking about them, but they’re hard to spot when you’re searching for them.” – Jo Walton

213. “Once upon a time, I thought faeries lived only in books, old folktales, and the past. That was before they burst upon my life as vibrant, luminous beings, permeating my art and my everyday existence, causing glorious havoc.” – Brian Froud

214. “It is pardonable for children to yell that they believe in fairies, but it is somehow sinister when the piping note shifts from the puerile to the senile.” – Christopher Hitchens

215. “Because elves and fairies are living aspects of the divine Earth, the best way to commune with the magical energy of elves and fairies is to go out and experience nature.” – Sirona Knight

216. “It is not children only that one feeds with fairy tales.” – Gotthold Ephram Lessing

217. “At the top end, you had some fairies squeezing at supersonic pitches; fairies thought all this military stuff was pretty silly, but they went along with it for the same reason that fairies ever did anything, namely, for the lulz.” – Lev Grossman

218. “The fairies are, of course, visible to them, and many a new-built house have they bid the owner pull down because it lay on the fairies’ road.” – William Butler Yeats

219. “We don’t want all the magic to go out of life. We want to remain connected to the secret parts of our inner beings, to the ancient mysteries, and to the most distant outposts of the universe.” – Skyle Alexander

220. “The old women are most learned, but will not so readily be got to talk, for the fairies are very secretive, and much resent being talked of; and are there not many stories of old women who were nearly pinched into their graves or numbed with fairy blasts?” – William Butler Yeats

What Characteristics of a Fairy Do You Admire?

Fairies are magical creatures that look and act a lot like humans. They can, however, do many things that humans cannot.

Fairies come in all kinds of sizes and shapes. Some fairies are giants, while others are only a few feet tall. The majority of fairies live in fairyland, where strange and usually unfathomable things happen all the time.

Every time we think about its fantastic world and the magic it holds, we cherish and desire fairies and their stories. They not only show us an exciting world through fairy tales, but they also teach us that good always triumphs over evil.

Fairies make the world a brighter, more vibrant, and kinder place. They can be found anywhere; find them!

Which fairy quotes are your favorites? Join the discussion below.


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