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#1. Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#2. Once upon a time, when I was young, his forgetting might have rendered my memory meaningless. I no longer require so much from life. - Author: Abigail Thomas
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#3. Once upon a time, there was a generation of parents who were certain that Elvis Presley's unashamed hip-swivellingvwas most certainly the end of society. - Author: Charlie Caruso
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#4. Once upon a time there were two parents, two children, and a brick house with lilies in the yard. The parents died, the lilies wilted. One child disappeared. Then the other. - Author: Lauren DeStefano
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#5. Once upon a time we were innocent, and then we were not. - Author: Laura Thalassa
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#6. Truly, there is magic in fairytales.
For it takes but a simply-uttered 'Once upon a time ... ' to allure and spellbind an audience. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#7. For every once upon a time there must be a story to follow, because if a story doesn't, something else will, and it might not be as harmless as a story. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#8. Once upon a time, there lived a boy, and he had to risk everything to keep what he loved. But really the story was: Once upon a time, there lived a boy, and his fear ate him alive. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#9. It would absolutely suck if you paid a few bucks for a book only to find that on the first page it said, 'Once upon a time they all lived happily ever after' and the rest of the book was blank. - Author: Simon Travaglia
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#10. Once upon a long ago time I was a girl with hopeful halos in my eyes - not unlike you - not a typical beauty but beautiful nonetheless, as all young girls tend to be in their prime, even if they don't tend to know it. - Author: Shannon Celebi
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#11. I've nothing against the Queen personally. I had lunch at the Palace once upon a time. - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#12. Once upon a time, there lived a troll that was so naughty and so evil that he decided to make a mirror that would twist the image of anything and anyone reflected in it. - Author: Ken T Seth
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#13. As I child, I came to this idea with a horrified fascination. Once upon a time, I wasn't here. Before that, my parents weren't here. And before that ... - Author: John Burnside
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#14. Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love.
It did not end well. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#15. Once upon a time, about 20 years ago, runners believed they didn't have to do anything but run - Author: Amby Burfoot
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#16. I bet,' he whispered, 'once upon a time, you made someone really, really happy. - Author: Jess Rothenberg
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#17. Once upon a time, in some out of the way corner of that universe which is dispersed into numberless twinkling solar systems, there was a star upon which clever beasts invented knowing. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#18. Once upon a time is now. - Author: Emilie Autumn
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#19. In the future, man will be able to create an artificial Sun which is very similar to the Sun in the sky that was once upon a time worshipped as a god! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#20. Once upon a time there lived a real bad bitch. The fuckin' end. - Author: Nicki Minaj
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#21. Just so you know," I begin, "when they say 'Once upon a time' ... they're lying. It's not once upon a time. It's not even twice upon a time. It's hundreds of times, over and over, every time someone opens up the pages of this dusty old book. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#22. Once upon a time there was a huge family of children; and they were terribly, terribly naughty. - Author: Christianna Brand
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#23. Once upon a time, I had two close friends. Shocking, I know, given my natural charm, but there are those who just don't appreciate my brilliance. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#24. Writing is storytelling. No matter how you slice it, you're saying, 'Once upon a time.' That's what writing is all about. - Author: Mary Higgins Clark
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#25. Once upon a time wasn't as long ago as it used to be. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#26. Once upon a time there were three little sisters,' the Dormouse began in a great hurry; 'and their names were Elsie, Lacie, and Tillie; and they lived at the bottom of a well
' 'What did they live on?' said Alice, who always took a great interest in questions of eating and drinking. - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#27. Nothing in recent years, on television or anywhere else, has improved on a good story that begins "Once upon a time ... " - Author: William Bennett
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#28. Let go! Gollum,' he said. 'This is Sting. You have seen it before once upon a time. Let go, or you'll feel it this time! I'll cut your throat - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#29. I was 15 or 16 when I first saw 'Once Upon A Time In America,' so I was quite young, but I was completely blown away. - Author: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
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#30. Once upon a time, my mother lived in the posh downtown of Homs, Syria. She described my grandfather as a king in a storybook, atop a horse, wearing a didashah and pointing a long arm. - Author: Mona Simpson
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#31. We'd like to think that our youth was madder, brighter, happier than it was. It comforts us as we grow older, to believe that once upon a time we danced at dawn in a fountain. - Author: Robert Nathan
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#32. Had I been brighter, the ladies been gentler, the Scotch been weaker, had the gods been kinder, had the dice been hotter, this could have been a one-sentence story: Once upon a time I lived happily ever after. - Author: Mickey Rooney
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#33. My God, he thought, the man I once was!
The life that surrounded me! The force that was mine! No "otherness" to be felt anywhere! Once upon a time I was a full human being. - Author: Philip Roth
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#34. When we think about fairy tales, we think about happily ever afters, forgetting the darkness that stories beginning with "once upon a time" so often contain.
I tried to protect Shay from that darkness. But there was no way to shield her from the truth: Life is not a fairy tale. - Author: Laura J. Burns
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#35. Once upon a time I was falling in love, now I'm only falling apart. - Author: Bonnie Tyler
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#36. Once upon a time the English knew who they were. - Author: Anna Pavlova
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#37. Once upon a time I thought I could change stories, make them go the way I wanted, instead of where they actually went. - Author: April Genevieve Tucholke
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#38. Man walks the moon but his soul remains riveted to earth. Once upon a time it was the opposite. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#39. anything that was ever worth knowing began with once upon a time - Author: Sarah Perry
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#40. Once upon a time,
is how stories begin... - Author: N'Zuri Za Austin
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#41. I mean, without the antagonist, there would be no story! It'd be like: 'Once upon a time there was a girl who wanted to be loved, so she met a prince and got married and lived Happily Ever After, The End'? That's not a story; that's a bumper sticker. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#42. Their mystique comes from the fact that, once upon a time, someone cared enough to hide them. - Author: Deborah Smith
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#43. Once upon a time.. you were the happiest person ... and then you fell in love ... - Author: Himmilicious
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#44. Years ago, fairy tales all began with Once upon a time ... now we know they all begin with, If I am elected. - Author: Carolyn Warner
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#45. Once upon a different time, there was a girl who lived in a kingdom of death. Wolves howled up her arm. A whole pack of them--made of tattoo ink and pain, memory and loss. It was the only thing about her that ever stayed the same. - Author: Ryan Graudin
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#46. Once upon a time, in a tiny village called Talry on the bank of the great river Burine, in the Riverlands Barony of Varune, the Duchy of Castal, a Great and Powerful Mage was born unto a common man and his wife. I'll spare you the suspense. It was me. - Author: Terry Mancour
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#47. Our story is a 'once upon a time', but it's not a 'happy ever after'. - Author: Rupert Sanders
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#48. Once upon a time, in a land that was called Britain, these things happened. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#49. Once upon a time, I was a workaholic clocking more than 80 hours per week. That changed after I began to write. I now work only around 35 hours per week. I do not work on weekends because these are the days that I use for research as well as for my writing. - Author: Ashwin Sanghi
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#50. Once upon a time, a girl fell in love with a boy who existed only in the pages of a book. - Author: KaraLynne Mackrory
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#51. I'm older now," Dean said, testing out the possibility. "Wiser, better. I've waited so long, planned so long ... " His voice was lower when he profiled, deeper. "Once upon a time, I am an amateur. Now, I'm an artist. Invincible. Unstoppable."
"And this time," I said slowly, "you want credit. - Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes
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#52. Once upon a time there was a person whose life was so good there was no story to tell about it. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#53. His heart ... responds to those once-upon-a-time people, anonymous in the shadows, the faith it took them to come together and rest and listen through the gruesomeness, their patience for the ever after, happy or not. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#54. Once upon a time, tomorrow was the first day of the world. - Author: Ramona Ausubel
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#55. Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#56. People think that children don't know anything. It's enough to make you wonder if grownups were ever children once upon a time. - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#57. That was the only decision there was once upon a time: what to do with the night. - Author: Harry Crews
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#58. Once upon a time the world was sweeter than we knew. Everything was ours; how happy we were then, but then once upon a time never comes again. - Author: Johnny Mercer
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#59. Once upon a time, man had a love affair with fire. - Author: Robert McCammon
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#60. All writers must go from now to once upon a time; all must take care not to be captured and held immobile by the past. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#61. Once upon a time we were briefly friends with benefits. Now we're just friends at a benefit. - Author: Sarina Bowen
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#62. Once upon a time in the Land of Sad, / a girl went on a journey. / She was not a princess, except to her mother... / Her father had vanished some tipsy moons ago, / kidnapped by the pirate Captain Smirnoff. - Author: Susan Browne
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#63. There were dreams once upon a time, dreams now all but forgotten. On sad days I dust them off and fondle them nostalgically, with a patronizing wonder at the naivete of the youth who dreamed them. - Author: Glen Cook
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#64. Once upon a time, they thought I was a sweet, wide-eyed boy that was just trying to figure out how to kiss the girl. Lots of comic relief and adolescent yearnings. - Author: Ben Mendelsohn
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#65. Once upon a time, Isola Wilde was watching late-night television with her eldest brother, Alejandro, when Channel 12 broadcast a live suicide. - Author: Allyse Near
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#66. Once upon a time they had some bad luck, and they blame everything on that. - Author: Herta Muller
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#67. Once upon a time,an angel and a devil pressed their hands to their hearts
and started the apocalypse. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#68. Stairs to climb are difficult it takes time and effort and going down is easies job... what do I mean with that?

(I think that... once upon a time.... .you had something in your head more than a candy!) - Author: Deyth Banger
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#69. She has learned to love. To fear. To hate. And then to love again. Through it all, she writes." ~Once Upon A Time There Was A Girl - Author: Kimberly Kinrade
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#70. Once upon a time, a girl lived in a sandcastle, making monsters to send through a hole in the sky. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#71. I am unflappable," Laurence told the bus driver. Who shrugged, as if he'd thought so too, once upon a time, until someone had flapped him. - Author: Charlie Jane Anders
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#72. We have a thriving subculture of 'independent' American movies that makes an impact on America as a whole roughly equivalent to that of a the modern literary novel. These are the films sincere viewers marry, whereas, once upon a time, movies were a lifetime of one night stands. - Author: Edward Jay Epstein
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#73. Once upon a time there was a dwarf knight who only had fifty words to live in and they were so fleeting that he only had time to put on a suit of armor and ride swiftly on a black horse into a very well-lit woods where he vanished forever. - Author: Richard Brautigan
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#74. Make the most of the moments with those you love, it's once upon a person to Live and then Die. Give them the most precious gift of all Time! - Author: Otis Teague
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#75. Once upon a time there was a hazel-eyed boy with dimples. I called him Khalil. The world called him a thug.
He lived, but not nearly long enough, and for the rest of my life I'll remember how he died.
Fairy tale? No. But I'm not giving up on a better ending. - Author: Angie Thomas
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#76. Every past used to be a future once upon a time - Author: Munia Khan
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#77. Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#78. So the president is like, "Well, once upon a time it was Congress's job to decide whether or not we attacked countries, so let's let them decide." Which is funny, because, as we all know, if Congress were on fire, Congress could not pass the "Pour Water on Congress Act". - Author: Hank Green
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#79. I'm very delighted they didn't choose to do the very musical episode of 'Once Upon a Time' when Ariel came in because I probably wouldn't have been the best girl for the job! - Author: Joanna Garcia
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#80. Once upon a time, there were only three or four dominant women. Now, there are 10 to 15 who can vie for a Grand Slam. - Author: Stephane Simian
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#81. It might be hard to remember this far back, but once upon a time, some of us hoped that public TV would develop into a smart, sophisticated, civilized alternative to commercial TV - not a cheap imitation of it. - Author: Tom Shales
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#82. Once upon a time there was a banana and it grew. It grew until it was large, firm, yellow and fragrant. Then it fell to the ground and someone came upon it and ate it and afterwards that person felt better. - Author: Martel, Yann
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#83. Once upon a time, all children were homeschooled. They were not sent away from home each day to a place just for children but lived, learned, worked, and played in the real world, alongside adults and other children of all ages. - Author: Rachel Gathercole
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#84. Once upon a time there were three kittens, and their names were Mitten, Tom Kitten, and Moppet. They had dear little fur coats of their own; and they tumbled about the doorstep and played in the dust. - Author: Beatrix Potter
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#85. What had been became what
was and a story only works when you know the ending.
When the people in it don't seem like pretend. When you can think about that girl and how she was once upon a time, and see her.
When you don't already know the story is a lie. - Author: Elizabeth Scott
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#86. One day, Buckley came home from the second grade with a story he'd written: Once upon a time there was a kid named Billy. He liked to explore. He saw a hole and went inside but he never came out. The End. - Author: Alice Sebold
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#87. It was not once upon a time, but a certain time in history, before anyone knew what was happening, that Walt Disney cast a spell on the fairy tale, and he has held it captive ever since. - Author: Jack Zipes
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#88. Once upon a time, novelists of the 19th century, such as Charles Dickens, published in serial form. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#89. Once upon a time, Jack wouldn't have been caught dead in a princess rescue. - Author: James Riley
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#90. Once upon a time, soft toys were for babies. Now they're taken for granted as a feature of adult life. - Author: Brian Sutton-Smith
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#91. Once upon a time, privacy was valued. For goodness' sake, a disabled president of the United States could ask that the press not photograph him in a wheelchair or being transferred to his car or generally in a weakened state, and the press would oblige. Those were the days. - Author: Julianna Baggott
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#92. Once upon a time we were just plain people. But that was before we began having relationships with mechanical systems. Get involved with a machine and sooner or later you are reduced to a factor. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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#93. Once a lie is told, you have to keep on telling it. You not only have to repeat it time and time again, you have to embellish it, layer upon layer until you don't even remember the truth. - Author: Cassie Dandridge Selleck
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#94. Once upon a time, if you wanted to talk about the notion of child abandonment, of a mother not being a good mother, that's built into the mother who sends the babes into the woods, and they use the bits of bread or stones to come home again. - Author: Isobelle Carmody
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#95. True, I only properly started talking with Todd half an hour ago, but every instance of undying love was only half an hour young, once upon a time. - Author: David Mitchell
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#96. Once upon a time ... " "In the beginning was ... " That's the way it always starts off. Every story, gospel, history, chronicle, myth, legend, folktale, or old wives' tale blues riff begins with "Woke up this mornin' ... - Author: Steven Tyler
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#97. Living with myself wasn't all that easy. I was not the young girl I once was. Once upon a time when I looked in the mirror, I saw this happy glow. Now nothing glowed except the leftover face cream from the night before. - Author: Brenda Perlin
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#98. Once upon a time, I thought faeries lived only in books, old folktales, and the past. That was before they burst upon my life as vibrant, luminous beings, permeating my art and my everyday existence, causing glorious havoc. - Author: Brian Froud
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#99. I suppose once upon a time a Test match was something you looked forward to go and watch. It's very hard to get the quality these days because the focus is more on quantity. - Author: David Campese
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#100. When you do for other people (Fran's daddy said once upon a time when he was drunk, before he got religion) things that they could do for themselves, but they pay you to do it instead, you both will get used to it. - Author: Kelly Link
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