What are the best folklore quotes?We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is folklore!
Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Paul Henderson, Terri Windling or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous folklore quote.
When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions. — Paul Henderson
One of the best things about folklore and fairy tales is that the best fantasy is what you find right around the corner, in this world. That's where the old stuff came from. — Terri Windling
To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies. — Richard King
The world's literature and folklore are full of stories that point out how futile it can be to seek happiness. Rather, happiness is a blessing that comes to you as you go along; a treasure that you incidentally find. — Louis Binstock
There are two kinds of truth; the truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart. The first of these is science, and the second is art. Without art science would be as useless as a pair of high forceps in the hands of a plumber. Without science art would become a crude mess of folklore and emotional quackery. — Raymond Chandler
If you read folklore and mythology, any kind of myths, any kind of tall tales, running is always associated with freedom and vitality and youthfulness and eternal vigor. It's only in our lifetime that running has become associated with fear and pain. — Christopher McDougall
Read the folklore masters. Go to galleries. Walk in the woods. That's what you need to be an artist or storyteller. — Terri Windling
When I was younger, I was in love with everything about the British Isles, from British folklore to Celtic music. That was always where my passions were as a young girl, and so I studied folklore as a college student in England and Ireland. — Terri Windling
In more recent years, I've become more and more fascinated with the indigenous folklore of this land, Native American folklore, and also Hispanic folklore now that I live in the Southwest.
What I find interesting about folklore is the dialogue it gives us with storytellers from centuries past.
I'm working on a very long series of paintings based on desert folklore.
If you take myth and folklore, and these things that speak in symbols, they can be interpreted in so many ways that although the actual image is clear enough, the interpretation is infinitely blurred, a sort of enormous rainbow of every possible colour you could imagine.
Cosmic terror appears as an ingredient of the earliest folklore of all races and is crystallised in the most archaic ballads, chronicles, and sacred writings.
I developed some unique software to public it on the web that I call the Folklore Project.