Once Upon A Time Quotes

Once Upon A Time Quotes by Peter Abrahams, Bear Grylls, Zygmunt Bauman, Sam McBratney, Kate Bornstein, Robert A. Heinlein and many others.

The words dripped on my consciousness, sank into my bei

The words dripped on my consciousness, sank into my being, and carried me away to the magic long ago of once upon a time.
Peter Abrahams
Above all, I feel a quiet pride that for the rest of my days I can look at myself in the mirror and know that once upon a time I was good enough. Good enough to call myself a member of the SAS. Some things don’t have a price tag.
Bear Grylls
Once upon a time, when I was young, people saw a wedding as an event that determined the rest of their life. For a rising number of people today, it is quite normal to “try and err”, marry, divorce, marry again.
Zygmunt Bauman
People often ask authors where their ideas come from, and often authors say they don’t know. But I do know about this one. Once upon a time, my wife and I had three small children — two boys and a girl, just like in the story. And when they were young, we used to tell them a story very like YOU’RE ALL MY FAVORITES.
Sam McBratney
There’s a simple way to look at gender: Once upon a time, someone drew a line in the sans of culture and proclaimed with great self-importance, ‘On this site, you are a man; on the other side, you are a woman.’ It’s time for the winds of change to blow that line away. Simple.
Kate Bornstein
Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith.
Robert A. Heinlein
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
Once upon a time is now.
Emilie Autumn
Once upon a time there were the Pampas in Argentina, that people could treat as “empty lands” and where they could run away from their problems from problem-ridden homes. That eventuality is no longer available.
Zygmunt Bauman
[Adolf] Hitler succeeded once upon a time to conquer all the big powers within two or three years and occupied all Europe, North Africa, and arrived at the gates of Moscow. This is not the real power. Real power is something completely different.
Yasser Arafat
Once upon a time, a little girl was raised by monsters. But angels burned the doorways to their world, and she was all alone.
Laini Taylor
Once upon a time supporters of the Steinitz-Tarrasch school had a very high opinion of a queen-side pawn majority. Modern strategy on the other hand categorically denies that such a majority is an independent factor of any importance.
Alexander Kotov
I wanted to be a doctor once upon a time, but it turns out you’ve got to study, and that wasn’t going to happen. I had no idea what I was going to do. I had trouble holding jobs because they want you to be on time. That wasn’t going to work.
Bill Murray
Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions — everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things: bread and circuses.
Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother, but the rest of the time there was none. This story is about one of those other times.
Diane Setterfield
I’ve nothing against the Queen personally: I had lunch at the Palace once upon a time.
Seamus Heaney
Once upon a time the plural of ‘wizard’ was ‘war’.
Terry Pratchett

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