Once Upon A Time Quotes by Mickey Rooney, Erik Estrada, Jodi Picoult, Emilie Autumn, Julie Andrews, Vernor Vinge and many others.
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.
Sergio Leone’s вЂњOnce Upon a Time in AmericaвЂќ is a brilliant movie. It’s about four hours long, but it’s so well done.
Just so you know, when they say “Once upon a timeвЂќ . . . they’re lying
Once upon a time is now.
Once upon a time, there was a Magic Kingdom made of hopes and childhood fantasies. A timeless place where every land was filled with wonder. A place where everyone who entered its gates would be given the gift of the young at heart.
Once upon a time I was such a good liar; I could talk the fish right into my mouths.
Once upon a time, the most successful Democratic leader of them all, FDR, looked south and said I see one third of a nation ill-housed, ill clad, ill nourished. Today our national Democratic leaders look south and say, I see one third of a nation and it can go to hell.
Once upon a time there was a boy who lived in a house across the field from a girl who no longer exists. They made up a thousand games. She was Queen and he was King. In the autumn light, her hair shone like a crown. They collected the world in small handfuls. When the sky grew dark they parted with leaves in their hair.
Once upon a time, a little girl was raised by monsters. But angels burned the doorways to their world, and she was all alone.
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.
I had more trouble than I had a sense of utility or satisfaction. But it served to occupy me and to keep me occupied in a field that I love – which was cinema – while I was waiting to realize the film that I wanted to do, which was Once Upon a Time in America, which took ten years of thinking and working to realize.
The truth is, I don’t have a real clue what love is – how to find it, how to give it. Once upon a time I thought I knew.
Once upon a time I was falling in love, now I’m only falling apart.
Years ago, fairy tales all began with Once upon a time… now we know they all begin with, If I am elected.
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”.
Once upon a time the world was round, and you could go on it around and around.
We don’t need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do’s and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.