31 Quotes About Tattle Tales


If you have a sibling, chances are you have encountered instances of tattle telling. Getting caught after we do something wrong can leave us feeling remorseful and guilty. Her are some quotes about tattle tales that still get us to run for cover today.

“An honest tale speeds best being plainly told.”

“And now may the blessing of God rest upon all men. I have told unto them the Epic of Kings, and the Epic of Kings is come to a close, and the tale of their deeds is ended.”

“And what’s romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything as you like it, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose, and it’s always daisy-time.”

“As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale – my dreams become the substances of my life.”

“As you know, no one over thirty years of age is afraid of tittle-tattle. I myself find it much less difficult to strangle a man than to fear him.”

“At the end of the day faith is a funny thing. It turns up when you don’t really expect it. It’s like one day you realize that the fairy tale may be slightly different than you dreamed.”

“Ay me! for aught that ever I could read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth.”

“Ben invented mathematical theories that even he didn’t manage to remember and wrote such bizarre tales of adventure that he ended up destroying them a week after they were finished, embarrassed at the thought that he had penned them.”

“Every man’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers.”

“Fairy tales are experienced by their hearers and readers, not as realistic, but as symbolic poetry.”

“Fire and sword are but slow engines of destruction in comparison with the babbler.”

“I can’t beleive I’m here to tell the tale, this was my first brush with death, and God must have been looking after us and obviously, it wasn’t our time.”

“I will be silent and barren of discourse when I chance to hear a tale, rather than go with child therewith, till another’s ears be my midwife, to deliver me of such a deformed monster. I may hear a tale of delight, and perhaps smite at an innocent jest! I will not jest nor joy at a tale disgracing an innocent person.”

“In this society, or rather our social construct, where almost all is left up to the individual’s interpretation, the line between virtue and vice seems less perceptible than ever before. ”

“Life is as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.”

“My fairy-tale life ended the moment I wanted to apply for a passport.”

“My soul has painted like the wings of butterflies,Fairy tales of yesterday will grow but never die,I can fly, my friends…”

“Of course, fairy tales are transmissible. You can catch them, or be infected by them. They are the currency that we share with those who walked the world before ever we were here.”

“Sleepy Hollow had a lot of action in it, even though it was a fairy-tale movie.”

“Tents are boasters, telling exaggerated tales of the weather they protect us from. ”

“The curious beauty of African music is that it uplifts even as it tells a sad tale.”

“The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies.”

“These were our bedtime stories. Tales that haunted our parents and made them laugh at the same time. We never understood them until we were fully grown and they became our sole inheritance.”

“Think of the prequels like snap shots of a magical land you’re about to visit soon. I like to think of them as poisoned apples…once you taste them, you’ll never see fairy tales in the same light again.”

“Though now we think of fairy tales as stories intended for very young children, this is a relatively modern idea. In the oral tradition, magical stories were enjoyed by listeners young and old alike, while literary fairy tales (including most of the tales that are best known today) were published primarily for adult readers until the 19th century.”

“True stories, autobiographical stories, like some novels, begin long ago, before the acts in the account, before the birth of some of the people in the tale.”

“We acknowledge that we should not talk of our wives; but we seem not to know that we should talk still less of ourselves.”

“Were his will a law in force with us, many a tattling gossip would have her vowels turned to mutes, and be justly tongue-tied, that desires to be tied by the teeth at your table.”

“Worship isn’t destructive, Martin. I know that. I don’t. I only know it’s the core of his life. What else has he got? He can hardly read. He knows no physics or engineering to make to world real for him. No paintings to show him how others have enjoyed it. ”

“Yet have I ever heard it said that spies and tale-bearers have done more mischief in this world than poisoned bowl or the assassin’s dagger.”

“You know how when you were a little kid and you believed in fairy tales, that fantasy of what your life would be, white dress, prince charming who would carry you away to a castle on a hill.”

Knowing how to deal with a tattle tale and not being a bully will ensure no one ends up in trouble to begin with. Always do the right thing.

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