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Fairy Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Fairies:

Nothing can be truer than fairy wisdom. It is as true as sunbeams.
~ Douglas Jerrold.

Oh! where do fairies hide their heads,
When snow lies on the hills,
When frost has spoiled their mossy beds,
And crystallized their rills?
~ Thomas Haynes Bayly.

Raindrops are like fairy whispers.
~ Author Unknown.

Princess Edane... heard a voice singing on a May Eve like this, and followed half awake and half asleep, until she came into 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, The Land of Heart's Desire, 1894.

She tumbles through the daffodils, a playing hide and seek.
~ Marjorie Barrows.

And though you should live in a palace of gold, or sleep in a dried up ditch,
You could never be as poor as the fairies are, and never as rich.
~ Rose Fyleman.

Angels, pixies, faerie dust
Treading love and living lust.
~ Jaesse Tyler.

Soft moss a downy pillow makes, and green leaves spread a tent,
Where Faerie fold 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, A Faery Song.

Spread your wings and let the fairy in you fly!
~ Author Unknown.

The fairies break their dances
And leave the printed lawn.
~ A.E. Housman.

The fairies went from the world, dear,
Because men's hearts grew cold:
And only the eyes of children see
What is hidden from the old...
~ Kathleen Foyle.

The fairy poet takes a sheet
Of moonbeam, silver white;
His ink is dew from daisies sweet,
His pen a point of light.
~ Joyce Kilmer.

The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve; lovers to bed; 'tis almost fairy time.
~ William Shakespeare.

The little Plumpuppets are fairies of beds;
They have nothing to do but watch sleepyheads;
They turn down the sheets and they tuck you in tight,
And dance on your pillow to wish you good night!
~ Christopher Morley.

The Realm of Fairy is a strange shadow land, lying just beyond the fields we know.
~ Author Unknown.

The wall is silence, the grass is sleep,
Tall trees of peace their vigil keep,
And the Fairy of Dreams with moth-wings furled
Plays soft on her flute to the drowsy world.
~ Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.

There never was a merry world since the fairies left off dancing, and the Parson left conjuring.
~ John Selden, Parson, Table Talk, 1689.

This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
~ Neil Gaiman.

We call them faerie. We don't believe in them. Our loss.
~ Charles de Lint.

We the Fairies, blithe and antic,
Of dimensions not gigantic,
Though the moonshine mostly keep us,
Oft in orchards frisk and peep us.
~ Thomas Randolph.

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