Once Upon A Time Quotes

Quotes tagged as "once-upon-a-time" (showing 1-30 of 42)
Diana Wynne Jones
“In the land of Ingary where such things as seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, it is quite a misfortune to be born the eldest of the three. Everyone knows you are the one who will fail first, and worst, if the three of you set out to seek your fortunes.”
Diana Wynne Jones, Howl's Moving Castle

Emilie Autumn
“Once upon a time is now.”
Emilie Autumn

Charles de Lint
“Once upon a time there was what there was, and if nothing had happened there would be nothing to tell.”
Charles de Lint, Dreams Underfoot

“You are where you need to be. Just take a deep breath.”
Lana Parrilla

Laini Taylor
“Once upon a time, there were two moons, who were sisters.

Nitid was the goddess of tears and life, and the sky was hers. No one worshipped Ellai but secret lovers.”
Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

R.J. Anderson
“Once upon a time there was a girl who was special. This is not her story. Unless you count the part where I killed her.”
R.J. Anderson

“So, Mr Oh Sehun." Kai called, grinning like an idiot. "Tell me more about you."

"Why would I?"

"So that I can distract myself from my shitty life. But please, no bluh bluh X plus 5X equals to 8 shit."

Sehun blinked his eyes at how Kai said that. This was the first time he had found the guy to be cute. "For your information, X plus 5X is not equivalent to 8.”

Isabel Bandeira
“Once upon a time, there was a geeky book nerd… This nerd also happened to be a knitter who taught knitting classes to pay for her yarn and book addictions. She was very happy crushing on cute guys who looked like book characters, until her best friend messed it all up! Her friend had to ruin her perfect bookish happiness by telling her that a non-book-boyfriend-y boy was the perfect love interest for her. And knitterly girl, after much protesting about her shyness, agreed to try to woo him” by “smiling, being nice, and even acting like her favourite romantically successful book characters…”
Isabel Bandeira, Bookishly Ever After

Roderick Townley
“Once upon a time she had felt trapped inside her story with its familiar characters and predictable plot. Now she felt locked out of it.”
Roderick Townley, The Great Good Thing

Andrew Kendall
“I believe in the simple things--the classic beginning of once upon a time, that good conquers evil in the end, fantasy and fate. My life is that of wondrous enchantment, a place of endless possibilities and dreams, where inspiration is found in the oddest of places. I aspire to inspire, and someday I will change the world,”
Andrew Kendall, The Dark Dictionary: A Guide to Help Eradicate Your Darkness, Restore Your Light, and Redefine Your Life.

“All magic comes with a price, dearie”

Munia Khan
“Every past used to be a future once upon a time”
Munia Khan

“She was infamous once upon a time. She's legendary now. The girl is a definite force to be reckoned with, though perhaps she doesn't know it yet.”
Rebecca Harris, The Dead of Winter

Adhish Mazumder
“A man in his early prime contemplates on life, shattered by the distortions of society he gazes ahead in time. There were vows of happiness and fairy tale beginnings. Now there is nothing of that sort; now there is nothing that started the tales so bright. It's after all this while that he understands why fairy tales begin with 'once upon a time'...”
Adhish Mazumder

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Every Intelligent person was once a fool.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims

Richelle E. Goodrich
“While 'Once upon a time' may be a great way to start a story, 'Here in the moment' is the best way to live one.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Today will soon be once upon a time! If you want to own a beautiful past in the future, you need to have beautiful todays!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Seanan McGuire
“My lord was never sane, but he was my love, once. He always will be, somewhere. Wherever it is that the once upon a times go when they die.”
Seanan McGuire, An Artificial Night

“Once upon a time, Jack wouldn't have been caught dead in a princess rescue.”
James Riley, Half Upon a Time

N'Zuri Za Austin
“Once upon a time,
is how stories begin...”
N'Zuri Za Austin

F.D.  Lee
“Once upon a time there was war, and starvation, and death. Once upon a time we would kill our brothers and sisters, fearing for our own lives. Once upon a time the characters turned from us, and we wept. Now we do not war, nor do we fear, nor do we weep. We Redact.”
F. D. Lee, The Fairy's Tale

“Evil isn't born, Dearie. It's made.”
Rumplestiltskin, Once Upon A Time

Katherine McIntyre
“Once upon a time, he might’ve chased her and tumbled her in the sheets with the promise of more in the future.”
Katherine McIntyre, Soul Solution

“People are gonna tell you who you are your whole life. You’ve just gotta punch back and say ‘no, this is who I am’. You want people to look at you differently, make them. You want to change things, you’re gonna have to go out there and change them yourself because there are no fairy godmothers in this world.”
Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz

Mehmet Murat ildan
“We are living in the Universe of Once Upon a Time!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Talismanist Giebra
“This story has never happened but it is real.
Once upon a time, in a surreal paradigm.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Hillary Rodham Clinton
“I believe that marriage is not just a bond but a sacred bond between a man and a woman. . . . I have had occasion in my life to defend marriage, to stand up for marriage, to believe in the hard work and challenge of marriage. So I [am] committed to the sanctity of marriage, or to the fundamental bedrock principle that exists between a man and a woman, going back into the mists of history as one of the founding, foundational institutions of history and humanity and civilization, and that its primary, principal role during those millennia has been the raising and socializing of children for the society into which they are to become adults.”
Hillary Rodham Clinton

“Raised by dreams, protected and cared by the sun; he cared for me beyond measure and cherished me in his heart.”
Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Katharine Corr
“Once upon a time -- because that's how all the best stories start, even the ones that lead to death and darkness and unhappy ever after.”
Katharine Corr, The Witch's Kiss

“We are all taught that the most beautiful part of a fairytale is “happily ever after”. But we fail to notice that all fairy tales begin with “Once upon a time”. Once. It all happened. It was all real. Once.”
Neha Bindal, Table for One

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