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'Fairy Tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.' G.K. Chesterton
Quoted by Neil Gaiman in Coraline.
Of course, as a writer of fiction, and especially of speculative fiction, I am always in favour of any sensible quote that elevates the status of stories. But the quote is accurate. That's what stories do for us; they tell us what is possible.
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