Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time! ( Sayings )

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. ~ Johnny Mercer

Once upon a time only Washington’s face was on our money, now Washington’s hands are on it too. ~ Saying

Years ago, fairy tales all began with Once upon a time… now we know they all begin with, If I am elected. ~ Carolyn Warner

Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert

Once upon a time is now. ~ Emilie Autumn

Once upon a time there was what there was, and if nothing had happened there would be nothing to tell. ~ Charles de Lint

Once upon a time, there was a clear set of choices that people made. Now there are so many choices of how to think, how to define ourselves. ~ Tamar Jacoby

Once upon a time, soft toys were for babies. Now they’re taken for granted as a feature of adult life. ~ Brian Sutton-Smith

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. ~ Ellen Goodman

Once upon a time we did not focus on a president’s private life. ~ Tom Ford

Once upon a time, we saw ourselves as gatekeepers … but you can’t do that now. You want to get people in the doors … you have to show your value. You can’t just sit back and say, ‘We have all the knowledge in the world, come here if you want.’ We have to do more than that. ~ Don Buckley

Once upon a time there was a girl who was special. This is not her story. Unless you count the part where I killed her. ~ E.J.Anderson

There was no ‘before’ the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time. ~ John D. Barrow

One hundred years ago, if someone said, ‘damn,’ people would take notice. Now, you can say almost anything. Secrets are the same way. Once upon a time when a secret was revealed, people paid an enormous amount of attention to it. ~ Paul Levinson

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. ~ Stephane Simean

Our story is a ‘once upon a time‘, but it’s not a ‘happy ever after’. ~ Rupert Sanders

Once upon a time, forests were repositories of magic for the human race. ~ John Burnside

Once upon a time there was a politician who made an especially conspicuous ass of himself and didn’t say the newspapers misquoted him. ~ Robert Elliott Gonzales

Once upon a time, business solved its problems by raising prices. Now, they solve their problems by cutting costs and getting better productivity. It reflects that productivity but doesn’t force pricing, doesn’t constrict profit margins. It’s what an economy’s supposed to do. ~ Neal Soss

Once upon a time, sound was new technology. ~ Peter Jackson

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. ~ Philip Pullman

Once Upon A Time, Was Time Created? ~ An Article by by John Prytz

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