“Read Stories” Quotes

The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides him as a St. George to kill the dragon. – G.K. Chesterton, Tremendous Trifles


With loving regard, the divine Artist passes on to the human artist a spark of His own surpassing wisdom, calling him to share in His creative power.- St. John Paul the Great, Letter to Artists


If you want your children to be intelligent, read the fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. – Albert Einstein (Read more about this quote here.)


Any book which inspires us to lead a better life is a good book. – Archbishop Fulton Sheen


When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up. – C.S. Lewis, On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature


That doesn’t make sense to me. But you are small. – Treebeard


To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations – such is a pleasure beyond compare. – Yoshida Kenko


The more we’re governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible. – Alan Rickman