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The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in.
(you bet … Ed)

Fairytale Wisdom from W H Auden

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

Andrew Carnegie on Mediocrity

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.

Mr Einstein says:

Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.

G K Chesterton on Fairy Tales