„Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.“

—  Neil Gaiman, livro Coraline

Often misattributed to but inspired by GK Chesterton:
Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey. What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of bogey. The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill the dragon.
Coraline (2002)

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História

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