The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in. (you bet … Ed)
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
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.
Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.