16+ Charles Perrault Quotes On Education, Friendship And French Revolution

I wish with all my heart that you may be the most lovable prince in the world, and I bestow my gift on you as much as I am able. — Charles Perrault

The Prince, charmed with these words, and much more with the manner in which they were spoken, knew not how to show his joy and gratitude; he assured her that he loved her better than he did himself. — Charles Perrault

For you know that I myself am a labyrinth, where one easily gets lost. — Charles Perrault

Charm is the true gift of the Fairies. — Charles Perrault

The poor child was the drudge of the household, and was always in the wrong. He was, however, the most bright and discreet of all the brothers; and if he spoke little, he heard and thought the more. — Charles Perrault

Once upon a time there was a Queen who had a son so ugly and so misshapen that it was long disputed whether he had human form. A fairy who was at his birth said, however, that he would be very amiable for all that, since he would have uncommon good sense. — Charles Perrault

He obliged Cinderella to sit down, and, putting the slipper to her little foot, he found it went on very easily, and fitted her as if it had been made of wax. — Charles Perrault

The gentleman had also a young daughter, of rare goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world. — Charles Perrault

Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters. The elder was so much like her, both in looks and character, that whoever saw the daughter saw the mother. — Charles Perrault

To wait so long/And want a man refined and strong/Is not at all uncommon. And yet to wait one hundred years/Without a tear, without a care/Makes for a very rare woman. So here our tale appears to show/How marriage deferred/Brings joy unheard/Nothing lost after a century or so. But others love with more ardor/And wed quickly out of passion/Whatever they do/I won’t deplore/Nor shall I preach a lesson. — Charles Perrault

The less there is of eloquence, the more there is of love. — Charles Perrault

Her godmother simply touched her with her wand, and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into cloth of gold and silver, all decked with jewels. — Charles Perrault

Monsieur Puss came at last to a stately castle, the master of which was an Ogre, the richest ever known; for all the lands which the King had then passed through belonged to this castle. — Charles Perrault

The next day the two sisters went to the ball, and so did Cinderella, but dressed more magnificently than before. The King's son was always by her side, and his pretty speeches to her never ceased. — Charles Perrault

After a hundred years the son of the King then reigning, who was of another family from that of the sleeping Princess, was a-hunting on that side of the country, and he asked what those towers were which he saw in the middle of a great thick wood. — Charles Perrault

The King's son, who was told that a great princess, whom nobody knew, was come, ran out to receive her. He gave her his hand as she alighted from the coach, and led her into the hall where the company were assembled. — Charles Perrault

Life Lessons by Charles Perrault

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  1. Charles Perrault taught us that stories can be used as a powerful tool to impart lessons, impart wisdom, and entertain.
  2. His stories often contained moral lessons that were meant to teach children how to behave and how to live their lives.
  3. Through his stories, Perrault showed us that even the most fantastical tales can be used to teach us valuable lessons about life.

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