53 Fairy Quotes to Remind You That Magic Exists
Children rarely have limits in their imaginary worlds, while most adults let society's "truths" limit their beliefs and imagination. It is time to let go of logic and believe everything is possible. These 53 fairy quotes will help you find the magic again.
Fairies are legendary and magical beings who look like humans but have powers. No one knows where they originate from, but they come in different sizes, have different skin colors, and some have wings, while others do not.
Fairies have diverse personalities and gifts, with some using their skills for good. Some watch over men and their destinies, others care for nature, and more. Even though most people cannot see fairies, it is believed that if they love you, they could surprise you.
As you open your heart to believe in the endless possibilities found in nature, read these 53 fairy quotes to remind you of the magic in every moment.
J. M. Barrie's quote: "Dreams do come true if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it." | Image: Amo Days
Fairy Quotes on the Beauty of This Mystical Creature
"It is frightfully difficult to know much about the fairies, and almost the only thing for certain is that there are fairies wherever there are children." ― J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens"
"Fairies are invisible and inaudible like angels, but their magic sparkles in nature." ― Lynn Holland
"David tells me that fairies never say 'We feel happy': what they say is, 'We feel dancey.'" ― J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens"
"Nothing can be truer than fairy wisdom. It is as true as sunbeams." ― Douglas Jerrold
"Do not think the fairies are always little. Everything is capricious about them, even their size. They seem to take what size or shape pleases them." ― William Butler Yeats
Lynn Holland's quote: "Fairies are invisible and inaudible like angels but their magic sparkles in nature." | Image: Amo Days
"And at three a.m. you sit near the window and wonder if there is magic because all you need are some fairies to take your pain away and help you sleep." ― Sanhita Baruah
"Tink was not all bad: or, rather, she was all bad just now, but, on the other hand, sometimes she was all good. Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they, unfortunately, have room for one feeling only at a time. They are, however, allowed to change, only it must be a complete change." ― J M Barrie, "Peter Pan"
"Faërie contains many things besides elves and fays, and besides dwarfs, witches, trolls, giants, or dragons; it holds the seas, the sun, the moon, the sky; and the earth, and all things that are in it: tree and bird, water and stone, wine and bread, and ourselves, mortal men, when we are enchanted." ― J.R.R. Tolkien
"Funny how women are ashamed of their inner fairy whereas men are forever proudly displaying their inner cowboy or fireman" ― Dawn French, "A Tiny Bit Marvellous"
"There is a latent fairy in all women, but look how carefully we have to secrete her in order to be taken seriously. And fairies come in all shapes, colours, sizes and types, they don't have to be fluffy. They can be demanding and furious if they like. They do, however, have to wear a tiara. That much is compulsory." ― Dawn French, "A Tiny Bit Marvellous"
Sanhita Baruah's quote: "And at three a.m. you sit near the window and wonder if there is magic because all you need are some fairies to take your pain away and help you sleep." | Image: Amo Days
"Fairies have to be one thing or the other because being so small they, unfortunately, have room for one feeling only at a time." ― J.M. Barrie
"Of all the minor creatures of mythology, fairies are the most beautiful, the most numerous, the most memorable." ― Andrew Lang
Fairy Quotes about the Wonders of Fairy Tales
"Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale." ― Hans Christian Andersen
"Fairy tales are more than true, not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." ― Neil Gaiman
Andrew Lang's quote: "Of all the minor creatures of mythology, fairies are the most beautiful, the most numerous, the most memorable." | Image: Amo Days
"Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again." ― C.S Lewis
"If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future." ― Danielle Steel
"Everything you look at can become a fairy tale, and you can get a story from everything you touch." ― Hans Christian Andersen
"Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it." ― Alexandre Dumas
"If I'm honest, I have to tell you I still read fairytales, and I like them best of all." ― Audrey Hepburn
C.S. Lewis' quote: "Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again." | Image: Amo Days
"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales." ― Albert Einstein
"Folklore, legends, myths, and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous, and manifestly unreal." ― L. Frank Baum
"Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a last kingdom of peace."― Eugene O'Neil
Poetic Fairy Quotes
"Come fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!" ― William Butler Yeats
Albert Einstein's quote: "If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales." | Image: Amo Days
"We need not be afraid of expecting the unexpected, but let us wheedle each instant we enjoy and endear each happy moment we encounter; let us watch each step we take and each move we make, ever since happiness is a loving and appealing fairy, but utterly frail and vulnerable. ("Happy days are back again")" ― Erik Pevernagie
"Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it." ― Roald Dahl
"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, and dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?" ― John Lennon
"First, rehearse your song by rote to each word a warbling note: hand in hand, with fairy grace, will we sing, and bless this place." ― William Shakespeare
"Shed no tear! Oh, shed no tear! The flower will bloom another year. Weep no more! Oh, weep no more! Young buds sleep in the root's white core. Dry your eyes! Oh, dry your eyes! For I was taught in Paradise; To ease my breast of melodies,—Shed no tear. Overhead! Look overhead! 'Mong the blossoms white and red—Look up, look up! I flutter now; On this fresh pomegranate bough. See me! 'Tis this silvery bill; Ever cures the good man's ill. Shed no tear! Oh, shed no tear! The flower will bloom another year. Adieu, adieu—I fly—adieu! I vanish in the heaven's blue,—Adieu, adieu! - Fairy Song" ― John Keats, "The Complete Poems"
John Lennon's quote: "I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, and dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?" | Image: Amo Days
"She bore dust in her veins where humans had blood and gods had ichor she had fairy dust. That powered the enchantment that was her heart, she was a spell waiting to be cast. All you had to do was look at her." ― Rosalinda Azukaeme
"Sometimes, I crush my thoughts into powder and blow it out, like fairy dust, hoping it would bring in magic." ― Sreepriya Menon
"I don't believe in magic. The young boy said. The old man smiled 'you will when you see her.'" ― Atticus, "Atticus Poetry"
"Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?" ― Douglas Adams, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
"Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand." ― William Butler Yeats, "The Stolen Child"
Sreepriya Menon's quote: "Sometimes, I crush my thoughts into powder and blow it out, like fairy dust, hoping it would bring in magic." | Image: Amo Days
Fairy Quotes for Magical Inspiration
"Happiness has no heights when adorned with fairy lights. It keeps on shining so bright, leaving us in awe and delight." ― Silent Eyes
"My heart has wings and I can fly. I'll touch every star in the sky. So, this is the miracle I've been dreaming of." ― Brothers Grimm
"I've always believed in experiencing everything in life. When you walk out with blinders on, you cut yourself off from the angels and the fairies." ― Alyssa Milano
"There is no law stronger than that of magic. - Kian" ― Kailin Gow, "Bitter Frost"
"It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do, that is the secret of happiness." ― J. M. Barrie
Brothers Grimm's quote: "My heart has wings and I can fly. I'll touch every star in the sky. So, this is the miracle I've been dreaming of." | Image: Amo Days
"Even miracles take a little time." ― Brothers Grimm
"The very things that hold you down are going to lift you up." ― Timothy Mouse
"May the odds be ever in your favor!" ― Suzanne Collins
"The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it." ― J.M. Barrie
"Remember, you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine." ― Snow White
Timothy Mouse's quote: "The very things that hold you down are going to lift you up." | Image: Amo Days
"Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures." ― Lewis Carroll
"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." ― C.S. Lewis
"What's the point of magic, to begin with, if I can't use it to protect my friends." ― Shuras
"A little magic can take you a long way." ― Roald Dahl
"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye." ― Antoine de Saint-Exupery, "The Little Prince"
C.S. Lewis' quote: "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." | Image: Amo Days
"I have been bent and broken, but I hope in better shape." ― Charles Dickens, "Great Expectations"
"Love is putting someone else's needs before your own." ― Olaf, "Frozen"
"Remember, you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine." ― Snow White, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"
"Dreams do come true if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it." ― J. M. Barrie, "Peter Pan"
"I know you; I walked with you once upon a dream." ― Lana Del Ray, "Once upon a Dream"
Snow White's quote: "Remember, you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine." | Image: Amo Days
While no one can give exact details of where fairies come from, their name dates back to the old French. However, some scholars believe they once existed but are now extinct. Their alleged extinction has been blamed on religion, while others think the Celts drove them out.
Whatever the case, it is best not to let anyone's belief system shape yours. Always remember that there is magic around you, and you only have to believe. Read these magic quotes about magic if you need more reasons to believe.