Quotations list about folklore, fables and fairytale captions for Instagram citing Paul Henderson, Terri Windling and Richard King fairy-tale sayings.

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