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

“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

“Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. After all, weren’t we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It’s just a different wolf.”
― Alfred Hitchcock

“Deeper meaning resides in the fairy tales told to me in my childhood than in the truth that is taught by life.”
― Friedrich von Schiller

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I think what a lot of people fail to realize is that fairy tales are about emotional truths. No one reads a fairy tale and thinks that they may literally have to slay an ogre, or steal the golden goose, or wear out seven pairs of iron shoes and dress in a thousand furs to find the prince, but some people criticize them, saying this is unrealistic, this is all there is to the tale. Put a little thought into it. In your life, you may not have to climb mountains to find the home of the north wind, but you might have to ask someone intimidating for help. You may never have to trick the wicked prince into looking into the glass-filled barrel, or the witch into peering into the oven, but you might have to sacrifice someone else’s comfort for your own wellbeing. Your mother might not be wicked, but sometimes you’ll be angry with her. You might not be turned into a Beast, but sometimes it feels like there’s nothing about you worth loving. Fairy tales remind you of that. They remind you that there are troubles and trials, and that this is normal. It is the way of things, and you’ll come through it. (via agreyeyedgirl)

That Chesterton quote doe. 

(via ozyreads)

I love this. I’m not even capable of expressing how much.

(via alwaysanoriginal)

It's important for people to figure out their own lives before involving someone else - to gauge where you are and work on your own issues. - Scarlett Johansson


Temple of god Khenoum -Esna - Egypt By Montyshot

Temple of god Khenoum -Esna - Egypt By Montyshot

nickgerber:

Along Michigan Ave and Wacker


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meliass:

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meliass:

my high end reds
l-r: bite pomegranate, ysl red muse, mac ruby woo, mac russian red, sephora always red, mac dubonnet, mac viva glam i, mac chili, nars fire down below, kat von d stiletto, mac lady danger

black-beatrice:

Nicki Minaj speaking on why she hired Vlogger Beat Face Honey as her personal makeup artist

Sufjan Stevens /// That Dress Looks Nice on You

danceswithjoshnekus:

tumblr is kind of an unhealthy environment to be in sometimes because often it’s so black and white

either you’re right, and you’re an amazing god worthy of praise, or you’re wrong, and you’re a horrible monster who deserves to die

i just saw a post that said that if you don’t understand how minimum wage and art commissions work, then you’re “the worst kind of garbage shit trash”. like… after a certain point it’s time to calm down

thefrogman:

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