Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you've been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you want to be. The person you are.— H. G. Wells
Most Powerful Hansel quotations
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate.
But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
'Hansel and Gretel' is one of the scariest stories ever written! Psychotic mother; stupid, inane father.
once you lose yourself, you have two choices: find the person you used to be, or lose that person completely.
We were as Hansel and Gretel and we ventured out into the black forest of the world.
Little kids' minds are very, very strong.
They bend. There's a lot of tensile strength and they don't break. We start our kids off on things like "Hansel and Gretel," which features child abandonment, kidnapping, attempted murder, forcible detention, cannibalism, and finally murder by cremation. And the kids love it.
Soon Hansel and Gretel came to a little cottage.
When they got quite near, they saw that the little house was made of bread and roofed with cake. The windows were transparent sugar." "There must not have been a very strict building code.
No real fairytale scared me, but Freddy Krueger did.
'Nightmare on Elm Street' scared the living hell out of me, but no fairytale. Maybe 'Hansel and Gretel' a little bit when they were walking through the forest and they met the witch. But I liked being scared, I really enjoy being scared.
You had to come back to learn how to lose yourself, to be pilot and stray-witch, Hansel and Gretel in one.
We are like Hansel and Gretel, leaving bread crumbs of our personal information everywhere we travel through the digital woods.
Now let us return to light, safety, and society.
Hansel is certainly about comfort, while still sort of having a peacock principle of wanting to attract attention.
Sometimes, when Bridget was in a particularly melodious mood, Sophie thought about stalking downstairs and pushing her into the oven like the with in 'Hansel and Gretel.
This is my favorite part. It starts and ends here. The pebbles shine, the plan worked, Hansel Triumphant. Lesson number one: be sneaky and have a plan. But the stupid boy goes back, makes the rest of the story postscript and aftermath. He shouldn’t have gone back. And this is the second lesson I took from the story: when someone is trying to ditch you, kill you, never go back.
The oven became hotter and hotter, and Hansel began to sweat.
Then a delicious smell wafted to his nostrils. Oh no! he thought. I'm cooking! He sniffed at the air. And I smell delicious!
You see, Hansel and Gretel don’t just show up at the end of this story.
They show up. And then they get their heads cut off. Just thought you’d like to know.
Luckily for you," he said, "you shed hairpins the way Hansel and Gretel shed crumbs. I followed your trail." He pressed a half dozen hairpins into the palm of my left hand. "Now let us return to light, safety, and society.
It seemed more and more like something out of a children's book - the butterfly that followed the little girl all the way home to her fifth-floor walk-up. How above-the-law children's books are. Hansel and Gretel (littering, breaking and entering), Rumpelstiltskin (forced labor), Snow White (conspiracy to commit murder), Rapunzel (breach of contract).